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The Sun - Tue Oct 17 11:35 PM
BORUSSIA DORTMUND were held to a shock draw at Group H whipping boys Apoel Nicosia — which gave Tottenham’s qualification chances a massive boost. The Cypriots had lost both of their opening matches 3-0 and look certain to finish bottom of the group. However, despite losing two players to injury...
The Sun - Tue Oct 17 10:26 PM
LIVERPOOL chased Naby Keita all summer, but will finally get their hands on the RB Leipzig midfielder next season after shelling out his stunning £48million release clause. So what is all the fuss about and why was Jurgen Klopp so desperate to get him, and then be happy to wait 12 months to get h...
The Sun - Tue Oct 17 9:32 PM
THEY resembled a bunch of blokes working on a motorway but it is a look they should adopt more often. On a night of one-way traffic, Liverpool had no problems seeing each other as the men in orange made complete lemons out of Maribor. It was only the team’s second win in nine games but …
The Sun - Tue Oct 17 6:28 PM
ARSENAL and Liverpool may be spared their proposed Christmas Eve clash. The fixture could instead be held 48 hours earlier on the Friday night. A 4pm meeting on December 24 had initially been suggested, before Premier League chief Richard Scudamore ruled out the possibility after a backlash from...
The Sun - Tue Oct 17 4:29 PM
JURGEN KLOPP has reservations about playing Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain in a central midfield role and will keep him as a winger. The 24-year-old left Arsenal in a £35million move this summer with a view of getting game time in the central position that he craves. But it does not look to be a move th...
The Sun - Tue Oct 17 2:22 PM
TOTTENHAM host Liverpool in a crunch Premier League clash on Sunday October 22. And we have teamed up with Carling, the Official Beer and Cider of the Premier League, to give you and three Spurs-supporting mates the chance to win four tickets to watch the game live at Wembley. All you have to do...
The Sun - Tue Oct 17 12:47 PM
MARIO BALOTELLI has posted a heartwarming first photo of his new son Lion. The former Liverpool and Manchester City striker is already a father to four-year-old daughter Pia. Balo, who now plays for Nice, fathered the child with his ex-girlfriend Raffaella Fico. But now the Italy frontman, 27, ca...
The Sun - Tue Oct 17 8:09 AM
PHILIPPE COUTINHO is among three Barcelona targets as they eye January splash, according to reports in Spain. Nou Camp chiefs are determined to land a big-name signing when the transfer window opens. But Spanish outlet Sport insists the Catalans are not willing to meet Liverpool’s asking price an...
The Sun - Tue Oct 17 8:04 AM
A FORMER Liverpool midfielder was the driving force behind Lazio’s stunning 2-1 success at Juventus. No, not fan-favourite Lucas Leiva, who left in the summer after ten seasons at Anfield. But Luis Alberto — who made just nine appearances under Brendan Rodgers in the 2013-14 season. The Spaniard,...
The Sun - Mon Oct 16 10:52 PM
JURGEN KLOPP laughed off an interview with Maribor’s sporting director which questioned whether the German is actually a top manager. And Liverpool’s boss quipped: “It sounds like I am a charismatic, funny, loser. Thank you for that. No comment.” Yet Klopp was not initially smiling as the quotes...
The Sun - Mon Oct 16 8:00 PM
DEJAN LOVREN claims he was targeted ‘on purpose’ by Romelu Lukaku at Anfield. Manchester United striker Lukaku will avoid any retrospective FA action after he appeared to stamp on the Liverpool defender in the first half of Saturday’s 0-0 draw. Lovren, who pointed to the spot on his face where he...
The Sun - Mon Oct 16 5:37 PM
Maribor take on Liverpool in the Champions League. The match kicks off at 7.45pm.
The Sun - Mon Oct 16 3:58 PM
THE Champions League returns this week with all five English sides in action. Liverpool, Tottenham and Manchester City are up first and here are the hottest tips from Sun Bets. Maribor vs Liverpool Liverpool were drawn in the so-called ‘Group of Life’ on their return to the Champions League, but...
The Sun - Mon Oct 16 12:04 PM
JOSE MOURINHO did what he does best when he took his Manchester United to Liverpool on Saturday… parking the bus. The Old Trafford chief, 54, has become famous around the globe for piling men behind the ball on the road to a “top six” opponent. Whether it be Liverpool, Arsenal, Manchester City, T...
The Sun - Mon Oct 16 10:31 AM
BARCELONA are reportedly eyeing a return for Thiago Alcantara if they cannot prise Philippe Coutinho away from Liverpool. The Catalans still have plenty of money in the bank after Neymar’s world-record switch to Paris Saint-Germain. After failing to land Coutinho, they are still looking for a mar...
The Sun - Mon Oct 16 9:04 AM
VALENCIA leap-frogged Real Madrid to go second in La Liga by beating Real Betis in a nine-goal thriller. One-time Liverpool and Tottenham target Geoffrey Kondogbia gave visiting Valencia the lead after 31 minutes before Goncalo Guedes added to that opener to complete a standard first half. But th...
The Sun - Mon Oct 16 8:23 AM
LIVERPOOL target Stefan de Vrij is in talks with Lazio over signing a contract extension. Jurgen Klopp has been monitoring the Dutchman, 25, as an alternative to No1 target Virgil van Dijk. But after playing a key role in the 2-1 win over reigning champions Juventus, De Vrij confirmed he is hopin...
The Sun - Mon Oct 16 12:02 AM
VALENCIA leap-frogged Real Madrid to go second in La Liga by beating Real Betis in a nine-goal thriller. One-time Liverpool and Tottenham target Geoffrey Kondogbia gave visiting Valencia the lead after 31 minutes before Goncalo Guedes added to that opener to complete a standard first half. But th...
The Sun - Sun Oct 15 10:37 PM
RONALD KOEMAN is under pressure from where he least expected it after scathing tweets from Liverpool mayor and Everton fan Joe Anderson. Wayne Rooney’s last-minute penalty equaliser at fellow strugglers Brighton seemed to have given Toffees boss Koeman brief respite. But Anderson slated a “poor”...
The Sun - Sun Oct 15 7:03 PM
EMRE CAN is confident that Liverpool are almost back to their best after drawing 0-0 with Manchester United. However, the Reds have only managed to secure one win from their last eight games in all competitions. Jurgen Klopp’s side were held to a 0-0 stalemate by Premier League rivals Manchester...
The Sun - Sun Oct 15 5:52 PM
LIVERPOOL legend Steve McManaman has claimed Premier League champions Chelsea are a ‘ghost side’ compared to the one that won the title. The Blues suffered a shock loss at the hands of Crystal Palace on Saturday, as the Eagles netted their first goals in the league and picked up their first point...
The Sun - Sun Oct 15 3:19 PM
GERARD HOULLIER has revealed that his pursuit for Cristiano Ronaldo collapsed because of the club’s wage structure. Liverpool indicated their interest in the winger, but they were unwilling to meet the 18-year-old’s wage demands. Ronaldo shot to prominence in 2003 after establishing himself as on...
The Sun - Sun Oct 15 1:00 PM
LIVERPOOL are facing a huge blow in their pursuit to sign midfield ace Leon Goretzka. The 22-year-old has attracted a wide range of interest, but Schalke are hoping to pin him down with a lucrative new contract offer. The German club have offered the 22-year-old a new contract as his current deal...
The Sun - Sun Oct 15 12:19 PM
LIVERPOOL are weighing up a move for Fortuna Sittard starlet Perr Schuurs after he impressed while on trial with the Reds. The 17-year-old has also attracted the attention of some of European football’s heavyweights, with Ajax, Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund all taking an interest. PSV Eindh...
The Sun - Sun Oct 15 12:11 PM
ADAM LALLANA is set to return from injury after next month’s international break. The Liverpool midfielder, 29, stepped up his rehab in Qatar after rupturing a thigh tendon before kicking a ball this season. And he is pencilled in to make a comeback in the second half of November AFTER England’s...
The Sun - Sun Oct 15 12:05 AM
DAVID DE DEA pulled off a world-class save to rescue Manchester United. The Spanish goalkeeper denied Joel Matip with his feet in the first half at Anfield to keep the score goalless. And it was the closest either side came to breaking the deadlock as two bitter rivals cancelled themselves out. J...
The Sun - Sat Oct 14 11:19 PM
JURGEN KLOPP will block a loan exit for Liverpool teen ace Rhian Brewster. The striker, 17, has been superb for England Under-17s in the World Cup finals, with several clubs keen on a short deal. But boss Klopp will not let Brewster go, even though his first-team chances are slim. Winger Lazar M...
The Sun - Sat Oct 14 10:30 PM
RAFA BENITEZ is the amazing new name in the frame to replace Ronald Koeman at Everton. The former Liverpool chief is high up on the list of potential successors to Koeman if he is fired by majority shareholder Farhad Moshiri. Toffees’ players are now convinced it is only a matter of time before K...
The Sun - Sat Oct 14 3:32 PM
JOSE MOURINHO insists he had “no bench” against Liverpool and that prevented him from playing more attacking football. The Manchester United manager’s 0-0 draw was a lesson in parking the bus at Anfield. Romelu Lukaku, the £75million summer buy from Everton who has scored 11 goals so far this sea...
The Sun - Sat Oct 14 2:49 PM
LIVERPOOL were frustrated in their attempts to get back in the title race as they were held to a goalless draw by Manchester United. Jurgen Klopp’s side were the better team, but they were unable to find a way past a United side sent out to defend by Jose Mourinho. Joel Matip thought he had …
The Sun - Sat Oct 14 2:26 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED boss Jose Mourinho was up to his old tricks as he sent out his side to frustrate Liverpool. Here are five things we learnt from a tense draw at Anfield, which hands Manchester City the advantage in the title race. Ant-Man growing under Mourinho FRENCH winger Anthony Martial put...
The Sun - Sat Oct 14 2:19 PM
DAVID DE DEA pulled off a world-class save to rescue Manchester United. The Spanish goalkeeper denied Joel Matip with his feet in the first half at Anfield to keep the score goalless. And it was the closest either side came to breaking the deadlock as two bitter rivals cancelled themselves out. J...
The Sun - Sat Oct 14 1:27 PM
DAVID DE GEA was hailed as the best goalkeeper in the world after a stunning save to deny Liverpool the lead against Manchester United. Jurgen Klopp’s side looked destined to open the scoring when Roberto Firmino’s cross from the left reached Joel Matip just six yards out. But the defender was de...
The Sun - Sat Oct 14 12:59 PM
ROMELU LUKAKU needed more than 16 minutes to get his first touch of the ball against Liverpool. The Manchester United striker was completely shut out at the start of the fierce clash against Anfield. Romelu Lukaku’s 1st touch in today’s game came in the 17th minute pic.twitter.com/wznnWoqBME — Sk...
The Sun - Sat Oct 14 11:59 AM
MANCHESTER UNITED have confirmed Eric Bailly and Marcus Rashford were injured on international duty. England ace Rashford picked up a knock but makes the bench while Ivory Coast defender Bailly misses out completely. United can go 10 points clear of bitter rivals Liverpool with victory at Anfield...
The Sun - Sat Oct 14 11:49 AM
JURGEN KLOPP admits he would quit Liverpool if he did not think he could win the Premier League. The German has spent two years as Reds chief but has not been able to mount a title challenge. And defeat against Manchester United would leave Kop 10 points behind their bitter rivals. He said: “In t...
The Sun - Sat Oct 14 10:12 AM
PHILIPPE COUTINHO is Barcelona’s top January transfer target, according to reports. The Nou Camp side missed out on the Brazilian in one of the summer’s most protracted sagas. That was despite Coutinho handing in a transfer request and missing several games at the start of the Reds’ season. But E...
The Sun - Sat Oct 14 12:22 AM
FABIAN DELPH expects Raheem Sterling to brush off his England woe and scare the life out of Manchester City’s rivals. The former Liverpool man, 22, was handed another chance to shine by Gareth Southgate against Slovenia but failed to take it. Sterling was hooked late on with the game still goalle...
The Sun - Sat Oct 14 12:06 AM
JURGEN KLOPP is adamant Liverpool would have to find someone very special to do a better job than him. Yet he is in danger of completing the same set of stats that saw predecessor Brendan Rodgers sacked. The Northern Irishman was dismissed after picking up just 12 points from the first eight game...
The Sun - Fri Oct 13 9:00 PM
ANFIELD is set for a cracker today but the onus will be on Liverpool to take the game to United — and Jose Mourinho may just love that. Last season United sat deep with up to seven men behind the ball and let Liverpool come on to them. They then played long up to Zlatan …
The Sun - Fri Oct 13 7:45 PM
ANFIELD has unveiled a fabulous tribute to ‘King Kenny.’ Liverpool have officially opened the Kenny Dalglish Stand in honour of one of the club’s most iconic players. It means the Scot, who also became a successful Liverpool manager, will be immortalised at the stadium for ever. Piper Ian Duncan...
The Sun - Fri Oct 13 7:20 PM
LIVERPOOL boss Jurgen Klopp has admitted he always knew Romelu Lukaku would become “world class” ahead of his side coming up against the striker. Lukaku has made a blistering start to his Manchester United career, bagging 11 goals in just ten games in all competitions. Yet Klopp, whose Liverpool...
The Sun - Fri Oct 13 7:08 PM
ANFIELD has unveiled a fabulous tribute to ‘King Kenny.’ Liverpool have officially opened the Kenny Dalglish Stand in honour of one of the club’s most iconic players. It means the Scot, who also became a successful Liverpool manager, will be immortalised at the stadium for ever. Piper Ian Duncan...
The Sun - Fri Oct 13 4:23 PM
LIVERPOOL will not win the Premier League this season, and Kop legend Jamie Carragher is not convinced Jurgen Klopp will ever lead them the title glory. Liverpool face Manchester United on Saturday and could fall TEN points behind their bitter rivals if they lose at Anfield. Carragher also insist...
The Sun - Fri Oct 13 3:55 PM
JURGEN KLOPP admits he could have moved Liverpool further up the Premier League ladder in his two years at the helm. But the defiant German boss also insists few managers could have made as big an impact as him at Anfield. The Reds face unbeaten Manchester United on Saturday having themselves tak...
The Sun - Fri Oct 13 3:52 PM
JOSE MOURINHO has told Liverpool fans to ‘bring it on’ as they enter the cauldron of Anfield tomorrow for the biggest clash in the Premier League. The famous old ground is well known for its atmosphere but gets cranked up another two notches when bitter historical rivals Manchester United are the...
The Sun - Fri Oct 13 2:55 PM
BARCELONA have revealed their Christmas wish list, and have asked Santo to deliver Philippe Coutinho and Yerry Mina. Barca suffered a terrible summer transfer window, losing superstar Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain and failed to placate fans as Liverpool refused to allow Coutinho his dream move to...
The Sun - Fri Oct 13 2:09 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED boss Jose Mourinho has confirmed Romelu Lukaku is fit to play against Liverpool on Saturday. The Belgian forward, 24, had been struggling with a minor injury while on international duty, but could start against the Reds. Meanwhile, Mourinho also revealed Michael Carrick will not...
The Sun - Fri Oct 13 10:55 AM
LIVERPOOL host Manchester United in the opening game of the Premier League weekend… and it’s set to be a cracker. After a pair of draws in last year’s fixtures Jurgen Klopp and Jose Mourinho will continue their long-running battle for supremacy at Anfield. The managerial giants are now stranger t...
The Sun - Fri Oct 13 7:45 AM
ARSENAL and Liverpool are set to go back in for Thomas Lemar next summer, according to reports. The Monaco star pulled the plug on a £92million deadline day move to the Gunners with vice president Vadim Vasilyev confirming the deal was “really close.” But the Mirror report that Liverpool are read...
The Sun - Thu Oct 12 11:43 PM
EMRE CAN has revealed Liverpool’s plan to beat bitter rivals Manchester United at the weekend. The Reds go into the game having won just one of their last seven – while Jose Mourinho’s teams have won six in a row and nine out of 10. But Can, who starred for Germany during the international break,...
The Sun - Thu Oct 12 11:08 PM
LIVERPOOL legend Robbie Fowler has claimed he is not impressed with Manchester United’s unbeaten start to the season. Jose Mourinho’s team have won six in a row and nine out of 10 this season – and currently sit level on points at the top of the Premier League with Manchester City. But former Eng...
The Sun - Thu Oct 12 10:30 PM
SUNSPORT’S Danny Higginbotham talks to Andrew Cole about the Liverpool vs Manchester United clash on Saturday, their time together at Old Trafford and Cole’s brilliant record at Anfield… DANNY HIGGINBOTHAM: You had a great record against Liverpool — 11 goals, eight at Anfield and four for United....
The Sun - Thu Oct 12 6:12 PM
WHEN Liverpool and Manchester United meet it’s always one of the biggest games of the Premier League season. Both sides are global powerhouses with a rich history and this Saturday’s match between the two teams will reignite the age-old debate as to who is the bigger club. But what is the answer...
The Sun - Thu Oct 12 4:02 PM
NFL billionaire Robert Kraft says he is still interested in buying a Premier League club despite failing in his attempt to take charge of Liverpool. New England Patriots owner Kraft says the idea of taking control of a football club in England still excites him. But the tycoon admits the way the...
The Sun - Thu Oct 12 2:03 PM
JURGEN KLOPP escaped a certain amount of criticism last season. Jose Mourinho’s arrival at Manchester United last season, Pep Guardiola’s at City and to a lesser extent Antonio Conte’s at Chelsea, meant that the spotlight was elsewhere. Things have changed somewhat, and with Liverpool seventh in...
The Sun - Thu Oct 12 1:59 PM
ARSENAL transfer target Thomas Lemar immediately showed the Gunners what they had missed out. Hours after the winger’s club, Monaco, accepted an offer for the 21-year-old he was on international duty with France in a World Cup qualifier against the Netherlands. Perhaps he raised his game, or mayb...
The Sun - Thu Oct 12 12:53 PM
A YEAR ago Jose Mourinho stepped into Anfield with two goals – stop the rot and stop the Liverpool express. And, as ever when Mourinho sets up a team specifically not to lose rather than chasing a win, he managed it. But for the Special One it was mission accomplished. Shutting out a side which …
The Sun - Thu Oct 12 12:18 PM
BARCELONA target Philippe Coutinho arrived at Liverpool training in a sleek gun metal Porsche as the Reds look to down Manchester United on Saturday. Both Coutinho and compatriot Roberto Firmino were spotted heading into the club’s Melwood training ground, despite only returning from Tuesday nigh...
The Sun - Thu Oct 12 11:38 AM
EVERTON have reportedly been told to meet Sporting Lisbon star Bas Dost’s £54million release clause. A Bola via Liverpool Echo claims the Toffees will now be looking elsewhere for a new striker after they were quoted the eye-watering figure. Ronald Koeman failed to secure a like-for-like replacem...
The Sun - Thu Oct 12 11:18 AM
AFTER what feels like a lifetime, the Premier League is finally back. Following two weeks of international action, domestic football returns to our screens with a hatful of exciting games to sink our teeth into. Liverpool and Manchester United are set to get our weekend going with a bang in the P...
The Sun - Thu Oct 12 10:57 AM
LIVERPOOL and Manchester United fans face jail if they display vile banners this weekend. Recent matches between the bitter rivals have seen supporters drape offensive messages from bridges on busy routines between Manchester and Liverpool. Police will be checking bridges ahead of Saturday’s game...
The Sun - Thu Oct 12 9:53 AM
ARSENAL vs Liverpool is set to be the controversial Christmas Eve 2017 game with a 12.30pm kick-off, according to reports. Premier League executive chairman Richard Scudamore ruled out the possibility of a 4pm kick off after uproar from fuming fans. The Gunners also feared they would not be grant...
The Sun - Wed Oct 11 10:30 PM
EMRE CAN is willing to tell it how it is — even if his boss Jurgen Klopp isn’t. The Liverpool midfielder claims his manager has not been critical of ANYONE in the Kop camp. Klopp’s side not only have the worst defensive record in the Premier League apart from West Ham and Crystal Palace, they …
The Sun - Wed Oct 11 6:12 PM
OF all the stars on show at Anfield on Saturday, will there be more at stake for any of them than Alex Oxlade-Chamblerlain? Liverpool ‘welcome’ Manchester United to Merseyside knowing they can ill afford another slip, or they will be ten points behind their hated rivals already. The fact they mus...
The Sun - Wed Oct 11 5:48 PM
BARCELONA are “ready” to buy Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho in January after a fruitless pursuit during the summer. The La Liga giants failed with countless bids during the last window, with the Reds reportedly asking for £180million for their “Little Magician”. Jurgen Klopp‘s Liverpool rejecte...
The Sun - Wed Oct 11 3:10 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED boss Jose Mourinho has claimed losing Marouane Fellaini for this weekend’s clash with Liverpool is “no blow”. The Portuguese chief, 54, added his squad “do not cry with injuries” as the in-form Belgian is set to miss the eagerly-anticipated clash at Anfield. Fellaini, 29, has sc...
The Sun - Wed Oct 11 1:42 PM
JURGEN KLOPP’s mentor has revealed the Liverpool boss’ dream job was to manage Manchester United. The German took over in October 2015, four months after quitting as Borussia Dortmund boss. Eckhard Krautzun was in charge of Mainz when Klopp was a player there, with the former defender going on to...
The Sun - Wed Oct 11 1:32 PM
NEWCASTLE UNITED are reportedly plotting a loan move for Liverpool striker Danny Ings. The forward has endured a difficult few years since making his England debut shortly after his arrival at Anfield in 2015. Ex-Burnley star Ings has suffered a succession of knee injuries on Merseyside and has o...
The Sun - Wed Oct 11 1:02 PM
MESUT OZIL is being urged to turn his back on the Premier League’s riches and return to Germany. The Arsenal playmaker is out of contract in the summer and has been linked with Manchester United. But former Liverpool striker Karl-Heinz Riedle insists Ozil should dodge a lucrative Old Trafford sw...
The Sun - Wed Oct 11 12:01 PM
Liverpool host rivals Manchester United in the Premier League. The game kicks off at 12.30pm. Match stats Liverpool are winless in six Premier League games against Manchester United (D2 L4), their worst run since an eight-match winless run against the Red Devils between 2004 and 2008. Manchester...
The Sun - Wed Oct 11 11:34 AM
MANCHESTER UNITED manager Jose Mourinho has promised his side have “nothing to prove” against Liverpool – and either side can only win three points, not four. United’s fierce rivals face off in the early Premier League clash on Saturday, with Mourinho’s side poised to go back to the top of the ta...
The Sun - Wed Oct 11 9:01 AM
PHILIPPE COUNTINHO believes he has an agreement with Liverpool to let him join Barcelona in January, according to claims being made in Spain. Coutinho saw his dream move to the Nou Camp fall through over the summer when Liverpool refused to entertain Barca’s repeated bids for their star player. A...