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The Sun - Tue Aug 8 10:30 PM
JERMAINE PENNANT says joining little Billericay Town will not finish his career in football — but prolong it. The ex-Liverpool and Arsenal star signed for the ambitious Essex part-timers last night on a two-year, £3, 000-a-week deal. It is a sensational swoop, revealed first by SunSport last mont...
The Sun - Tue Aug 8 6:27 PM
BARCELONA are ready to replace Neymar within a week of him leaving by spending £209million on Ousmane Dembele and Philippe Coutinho. The Spanish giants fought tooth and nail in an attempt to keep the Brazilian superstar at the Nou Camp before he joined Paris Saint-Germain for £198m last week. But...
The Sun - Tue Aug 8 4:41 PM
BARCELONA have agreed a £108.8million deal with Liverpool to sign Philippe Coutinho, according to strong reports in Spain. The La Liga giants have been tracking Coutinho for the past month and now believe they have reached an agreement with Liverpool for the playmaker. ESPN say Anfield bosses hav...
The Sun - Tue Aug 8 4:18 PM
SOUTHAMPTON are ready to play hard-ball by refusing to let wantaway defender Virgil van Dijk complete his dream move to Liverpool. Van Dijk has submitted a written transfer request in an effort to force his way out of St Mary’s this summer. The Dutchman also made a public statement explaining why...
The Sun - Tue Aug 8 2:02 PM
PHILIPPE COUTINHO is undertaking a “training protest” at Liverpool as he tries to force his £100million move to Barcelona. The Brazil international, 25, has told Kop boss Jurgen Klopp he wishes to leave Anfield this summer to be Neymar’s replacement. And now, Coutinho is reportedly acting lazily...
The Sun - Tue Aug 8 1:07 PM
LIVERPOOL ace Philippe Coutinho will star on the front cover of the new Pro Evolution Soccer game. But the Barcelona target is unusually wearing his Brazil national shirt instead of his current Liverpool colours. In the previous eight front covers of PES, only one has featured a footballer wearin...
The Sun - Tue Aug 8 11:39 AM
LIVERPOOL set to rekindle their interest in Virgil van Dijk after the defender slapped in a transfer request. Liverpool cooled their interest in the Dutchman after a tapping-up row with the Saints and according to the Daily Express the Merseysiders are back in the hunt. Van Dijk has called on Sou...
The Sun - Tue Aug 8 11:34 AM
LIVERPOOL could accept Andre Gomes in exchange as Barcelona close in on the signing of Philippe Coutinho, according to reports in Catalonia. Mundo Deportivo report Nou Camp representatives have arrived in England as they look to finalise a deal for the Brazilian midfielder. Coutinho has been a lo...
The Sun - Tue Aug 8 9:26 AM
NEYMAR’S world-record Paris Saint-Germain switch has opened the door for Liverpool to sign Lucas Moura, according to reports. The Brazilian’s arrival will see boss Unai Emery shuffle his squad to accommodate the £198million superstar. And La Gazzetta dello Sport claim Lucas is at the centre of a...
The Sun - Tue Aug 8 9:08 AM
LIVERPOOL boss Jurgen Klopp will not allow Philippe Coutinho to replace Neymar at Barcelona. It puts to bed claims the club are prepared to sell the Brazilian star this summer if any potential suitors stump up enough cash, according to the Daily Mirror. Paris Saint-Germain also want Coutinho, bu...
The Sun - Tue Aug 8 7:26 AM
VIRGIL VAN DIJK has handed in a transfer request to Southampton. The Dutch defender has been training alone after being linked with a move away all summer and has now publicly revealed his desire to leave the South Coast club. Liverpool have been leading the chase for the centre-half, with Manche...
The Sun - Mon Aug 7 11:42 PM
JORDON IBE has confessed he has to man up and justify his £15million Bournemouth price tag. In a brutally honest interview, the former Liverpool winger, 21, admitted he was not “good enough” last season. Ibe opened his heart on the eve of the new season after showing Napoli exactly what Cherries...
The Sun - Mon Aug 7 5:21 PM
VIRGIL VAN DIJK has handed in a transfer request to Southampton. The Dutch defender has been training alone after being linked with a move away all summer and has now publicly revealed his desire to leave the South Coast club. Liverpool have been leading the chase for the centre-half, with Manche...
The Sun - Mon Aug 7 4:00 PM
LIVERPOOL and Watford have the honour of getting the first Saturday of the 2017-18 season underway. The Hornets narrowly avoided the drop last time out and will hope to get off to a flier at home. But they face a huge test against the visiting Reds, who have been busy strengthening as they aim to...
The Sun - Mon Aug 7 2:22 PM
PHILIPPE COUTINHO is pushing for a move to Barcelona, according to reports. The Catalan giants have eyed the Liverpool ace in a £72million deal to replace Neymar who left for Paris Saint-Germain in a staggering world-record move. Jurgen Klopp is desperate to keep hold of his talisman but knows he...
The Sun - Mon Aug 7 12:07 PM
ALEX OXLADE-CHAMBERLAIN has dropped a major hint he is set to join Liverpool. The Gunners star played the full 90 minutes and scored from the spot as his side beat Chelsea on penalties to lift the Community Shield. But the Ox’s Emirates career may be heading for its conclusion as the Reds try and...
The Sun - Mon Aug 7 10:58 AM
BARCELONA are reportedly going to offer Portuguese midfielder Andre Gomes as bait in a part exchange bid for Philippe Coutinho. The Spanish giants are desperate to land Liverpool playmaker Coutinho in the aftermath of Neymar’s world record £198million move to Paris Saint-Germain. Spanish newspape...
The Sun - Mon Aug 7 7:25 AM
LIVERPOOL are prepared to give up on their pursuit of Virgil van Dijk – leaving Chelsea free to pounce. The Southampton defender – who is currently training alone – is wanted by both Premier League clubs this summer and will likely cost upwards of £50million. But Jurgen Klopp is now ready to give...
The Sun - Sun Aug 6 10:12 PM
BARCELONA believe they have Philippe Coutinho in the bag. The Catalan giants are confident of landing the Liverpool playmaker in a £90million deal this week. Jurgen Klopp’s Reds are determined to keep hold of the Brazilian and rejected an opening £72m approach. But Barca are flush with cash follo...
The Sun - Sun Aug 6 6:39 PM
LIVERPOOL boss Jurgen Klopp was recorded launching a foul-mouthed tirade at his players during his side’s win over Athletic Bilbao. The Reds’ impressive pre-season form continued with a 3-1 victory over the La Liga side despite the absence of Philippe Coutinho. Liverpool finished their summer un...
The Sun - Sun Aug 6 11:03 AM
PHILIPPE COUTINHO looks destined to become a Barcelona player this week – for a whopping £120million. Barcelona are itching to spend a decent chunk of the £198m received for Neymar from Paris Saint-Germain. And it seems the Spanish giants simply won’t be put off by Liverpool’s reluctance to sell....
The Sun - Sat Aug 5 9:22 PM
LIVERPOOL comfortably overcame Athletic Bilbao with ease and they did so without their talisman Philippe Coutinho – who continues to be out with a back problem. Roberto Firmino, Ben Woodburn and Dominic Solanke stepped up in the Brazilian’s absence and netted for Jurgen Klopp’s side at the Aviva...
The Sun - Sat Aug 5 4:30 PM
LIVERPOOL face Liverpool vs Athletic Bilbao in their final pre-season friendly of the summer. The match kicks off at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. When is Liverpool vs Athletic Bilbao? Liverpool vs Athletic Bilbao gets underway today, Saturday 5 August, at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. What TV chan...
The Sun - Sat Aug 5 3:45 PM
SOUTHAMPTON manager Mauricio Pellegrino was inspired to become a coach by Liverpool’s stunning Champions League final comeback in 2005. Saints boss Pellegrino, who was a Liverpool player at the time, has revealed that it was Rafa Benitez’s tactics in the Champions League final that inspired him t...
The Sun - Sat Aug 5 1:59 PM
LIVERPOOL target Geoffrey Kondogbia has asked to leave Inter Milan. Gazzetta dello Sport reports the French midfielder, 24, wants to move for more regular first-team football ahead of next year’s World Cup. Kondogbia – who made headlines for his stunning own goal against Chelsea in pre-season – h...
The Sun - Sat Aug 5 12:52 PM
BARCELONA are lining up a sensational TRIPLE swoop to replace £198million Neymar, according to reports. Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho, Borussia Dortmund’s Ousmane Dembele and Real Sociedad’s Inigo Martinez have all been targeted by the Catalans. And Mundo Deportivo claims Barca have today stepped...
The Sun - Sat Aug 5 11:06 AM
SOUTHAMPTON will resist any offer from Liverpool for their centre-half Virgil van Dijk, preferring to deal with Chelsea. The Dutch international is in-demand after an impressive stint at St Mary’s since joining from Celtic for £15million in September 2015. That has alerted a host of Europe’s top...
The Sun - Sat Aug 5 11:03 AM
PHILIPPE COUTINHO will miss Liverpool’s friendly against Athletic Bilbao tonight as Barcelona try to convince the Reds to sell. The Brazilian playmaker – identified as Neymar’s replacement – has not recovered from the slight niggle which kept him out of the midweek Atletico Madrid clash. And desp...
The Sun - Sat Aug 5 9:26 AM
PHILIPPE COUTINHO will miss Liverpool’s friendly against Athletic Bilbao tonight as Barcelona try to convince the Reds to sell. The Brazilian playmaker – identified as Neymar’s replacement – has not recovered from the slight niggle which kept him out of the midweek Atletico Madrid clash. And desp...
The Sun - Sat Aug 5 8:57 AM
PHILIPPE COUTINHO will miss Liverpool’s friendly against Athletic Bilbao tonight as Barcelona try to convince the Reds to sell. The Brazilian playmaker – identified as Neymar’s replacement – has not recovered from the slight niggle which kept him out of the midweek Atletico Madrid clash. And desp...
The Sun - Fri Aug 4 5:06 PM
ADAM LALLANA will be out for the next two months after picking up a thigh injury against Atletico Madrid. Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp confirmed the England star would likely be out for “a couple of months, not weeks”. Getty Images - Getty Klopp told the told Liverpool website: “This is certainly...
The Sun - Fri Aug 4 11:30 AM
NEYMAR finally completed his incredible, world-record shattering £198million move to Paris Saint-Germain on Thursday. The ex-Barcelona man, 25, sent shock-waves through football when he announced his desire to walk away from the Nou Camp. But now, it’s actually happened – and Brazilian star Neyma...
The Sun - Fri Aug 4 11:17 AM
LIVERPOOL will play Hoffenheim in Champions League qualifying while Celtic will play Kazakh side Astana. More to follow…
The Sun - Fri Aug 4 10:56 AM
WATFORD are making enquiries for out of favour full-back Alberto Moreno and former England winger Aaron Lennon. The Hornets joined Birmingham in the race to sign experienced winger Lennon on loan, but Everton are looking for a permanent move. The 30-year-old would fill a much needed gap in the Wa...
The Sun - Fri Aug 4 8:05 AM
CHELSEA are set to hijack Liverpool’s move for Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk, according to reports. The Blues will make a £50million bid for the Holland star, 26. And Antonio Conte is aiming to secure a deal before the new season kicks off, reports The Times. Chelsea hope Liverpool’s poor...
The Sun - Thu Aug 3 5:07 PM
THIS summer has definitely not gone how Barcelona would have wanted it. The Catalans have lost Neymar against their will, with Paris Saint-Germain meeting his £198million release clause, and failed to bring Marco Verratti to the Camp Nou. And with only a couple of weeks until the start of the new...
The Sun - Thu Aug 3 4:57 PM
AFTER Liverpool’s top four finish and Celtic’s dramatic 1-0 third qualifying round win over Rosenborg last night – both teams are into the Champions League play-off draw. The Reds will aim to join English sides Chelsea, Manchester City and Manchester United in the group stages by winning their qu...
The Sun - Thu Aug 3 2:14 PM
BARCELONA are now in ‘advanced’ talks with Liverpool over the transfer of Philippe Coutinho, according to reports in Spain. The Spanish giants are wasting no time looking to replace Neymar who is quitting the Nou Camp in a stunning £198million move to Paris Saint-Germain. Barca have already seen...
The Sun - Thu Aug 3 12:13 PM
WEST HAM are trying to accelerate contract talks with Manuel Lanzini as they fear Liverpool want him as a replacement for Philippe Coutinho. The Hammers have been trying to tie the Argentine ace down to a new deal for the past few months after he established himself as one of their key players. B...
The Sun - Thu Aug 3 10:56 AM
LIVERPOOL have been boosted in their pursuit of Naby Keita – but still look unlikely to sign the RB Leipzig star until next summer. The Reds have been chasing the Guinea international midfielder all summer. Jurgen Klopp has seen two bids rejected for the 22-year-old, the second being £66million,...
The Sun - Thu Aug 3 10:32 AM
DEMARAI GRAY is set to remain at Leicester City and fight for his place, snubbing interest from Tottenham, Liverpool, Everton and Borussia Dortmund. Foxes boss Craig Shakespeare says the 21-year-old is happy at the club, despite rumoured showdown talks regarding frustrations about his game-time....
The Sun - Thu Aug 3 9:28 AM
CHELSEA are leading Liverpool and Manchester City in the race for Arsenal star Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. The Gunners midfielder, 23, looks set to leave the Emirates this summer – with a host of Premier League clubs, including Stoke, interested. However, it’s Antonio Conte‘s Blues who look set to c...
The Sun - Thu Aug 3 8:28 AM
MANCHESTER UNITED, Chelsea, Arsenal, Tottenham, Liverpool and moneybags Maanchester City are all in the market for new signings. And with it expected to be a record-breaking summer, SunSport will be here to bring you each and every update.
The Sun - Thu Aug 3 7:18 AM
BARCELONA will try to sign Eden Hazard AND Philippe Coutinho after agreeing to sell Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain. And the Catalan giants are willing to splash the world-record £198million fee for the Brazilian on their targets. Barca chiefs want Chelsea superstar Hazard as a statement signing af...
The Sun - Wed Aug 2 11:07 PM
JURGEN KLOPP has hit out at Neymar’s astonishing £198million move from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain. The Brazilian has reportedly penned a five-year deal worth a staggering £515, 000-a-week in the French capital. The Liverpool boss said: “There are only two clubs that can pay transfer fees li...
The Sun - Wed Aug 2 10:33 PM
BARCELONA will try to sign Eden Hazard AND Philippe Coutinho after agreeing to sell Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain. And the Catalan giants are willing to splash the world-record £198million fee for the Brazilian on their targets. Barca chiefs want Chelsea superstar Hazard as a statement signing af...
The Sun - Wed Aug 2 9:38 PM
JORDAN HENDERSON missed in the shootout as Liverpool lost the Audi Cup final to the Spaniards on penalties. Roberto Firmino took the match to spot kicks after his own controversial late penalty had cancelled out Keidi Bare’s first-half opener for Atletico in normal time. Unfortunately for the Kop...
The Sun - Wed Aug 2 2:43 PM
BARCELONA have made Philippe Coutinho their number one priority after losing Neymar – and want to sign the Liverpool star by the end of the week. Spanish giants Barca have been left reeling after Brazilian star Neymar told them he wanted to quit the club and move to Paris Saint-Germain. Barca kno...
The Sun - Wed Aug 2 2:30 PM
VIRGIL VAN DIJK will plead with Southampton to let him move to Anfield – as he fears Liverpool will move on to other targets. SunSport have been told the Dutch defender who wants to link up with Jurgen Klopp is becoming increasingly desperate for a St Mary’s escape route before the transfer windo...
The Sun - Wed Aug 2 1:17 PM
JURGEN KLOPP insists Alberto Moreno could still have a future at Liverpool. Left-back Moreno was expected to be on his way out of the club following the £8million signing of Andy Robertson from Hull. But the Spaniard’s superb display in the Kop’s 3-0 win over Bayern Munich in their Audi Cup semi-...
The Sun - Wed Aug 2 12:14 PM
BARCELONA fans will have to face up to the fact that their Brazilian superstar is exiting stage right. Neymar is set to complete a £196million move to Paris Saint-Germain in a transfer that will stun the football world, as well as smashing the world record. And Liverpool are quaking in their boot...
The Sun - Wed Aug 2 11:18 AM
EVERTON will battle it out with Liverpool, AS Roma and Inter Milan for wonderkid Emre Mor. The young attacker joined Borussia Dortmund last summer from FC Nordsjaelland – but struggled for game time and could move on after just 12 months in Germany. Mor featured just 12 times for Dortmund under f...
The Sun - Wed Aug 2 11:08 AM
VIRGIL VAN DIJK is desperate to force through a move to Liverpool – but Southampton have told him he is not for sale, according to reports. The defender is reportedly set for showdown talks with boss Mauricio Pelligrino this week. And in those discussions it is expected the south coast side will...
The Sun - Wed Aug 2 11:02 AM
TOTTENHAM have been dealt a blow with AC Milan star Suso close to agreeing a new deal. Tuttomercatoweb report the former Liverpool midfielder and his representatives are in talks with the Serie A giants to extend his stay in Italy. Spurs have been trying to lure the Spaniard back to the Premier L...
The Sun - Wed Aug 2 9:54 AM
LIVERPOOL face Atletico Madrid in the Audi Cup final at the Allianz Arena. The Reds stunned Bayern Munich, beating them 3-0 in their own backyard with goals from Sadio Mane, Mo Salah and Daniel Sturridge. Here is everything you need to know as Jurgen Klopp goes head-to-head with Diego Simeone. Wh...
The Sun - Wed Aug 2 9:35 AM
LIVERPOOL boss Jurgen Klopp has told Barcelona he’s not interested in Andre Gomes or Rafinha as part of any swap deal for Philippe Coutinho. The Reds chief is not interested in a cash-plus-player deal with the La Liga giants as he aims to keep hold of the star Brazilian this summer. Barcelona rec...
The Sun - Wed Aug 2 9:32 AM
LIVERPOOL beat Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena on Tuesday in an impressive display from Jurgen Klopp’s side. Sadio Mane, Mo Salah and Daniel Sturridge were all on target to put Bayern to the sword on their own back yard. Here are five things we learnt from the Allianz Arena. Double trouble For...