Four Liverpool stars and Lionel Messi make John Barnes’ ‘World XI’ – but no room for Cristiano Ronaldo

24 May

How many Liverpool players would make your World XI right now? Well, Anfield legend John Barnes has picked FOUR stars from Jurgen Klopp’s side in his best XI of players currently playing. The usual suspects such as 2020 Ballon d’Or runner-up Virgil van Dijk and one of the game’s greats in Lionel Messi make it […]

From Arsenal legend Gilberto Silva to Liverpool ace Alisson – who are the best Brazilian stars to play in Premier League?

22 May

What is it about Brazilian footballers that makes them more skilful and entertaining to watch than other players? Few nations have a reputation quite like the five-time World Cup winners, who seem to produce incredible talents year after year. Luckily for English football fans, the Premier League has been graced with some truly brilliant Brazilian […]

Transfer news and football gossip: Liverpool duo to sign new deals, Chelsea told to get Sancho, Manchester United, Arsenal and Tottenham want Lemar

22 Mar

talkSPORT.com rounds up all the latest transfer news and football gossip from Sunday’s papers and online… Liverpool duo Virgil van Dijk and Alisson Becker are on the verge of signing new long-term deals to stay at the club. Defender Van Dijk and goalkeeper Alisson both arrived at Anfield for world-record fees in their respective positions […]

Alisson Becker trains with former club Fluminense in Brazil as Liverpool goalkeeper keeps up fitness over winter break

6 Feb

Alisson Becker has linked up with another club over the winter break… but it’s nothing for Liverpool fans to worry about. With the Premier League introducing a mid-season break for the first time this season, Reds stars have been given time off to do as they please ahead of their trip to Norwich next week. But […]

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo joined by FIVE Liverpool players in UEFA fans’ Team of the Year after Reds’ stunning 2019

15 Jan

European champions Liverpool have had FIVE players named in the UEFA.com fans’ Team of the Year. Every season, UEFA asks supporters who they believe were the best of the bunch throughout the year – and unsurprisingly Jurgen Klopp’s men have cleaned in for the 2019 awards. The Reds last June defeated Tottenham 2-0 at the […]

Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson opens up on his grief for Flamengo fire victims: ‘They had the same dreams as me’

29 Dec

Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson has reflected on the pain he felt following the tragic fire which killed ten Flamengo youth players earlier this year. Back in February, a blaze broke out at the Brazilian club’s training centre, in an accommodation block which housed academy players aged 14-17. The tragedy, which had since been put down to […]

Michael Edwards has transformed Liverpool’s transfer policy – will Takumi Minamino become as a big a hit as Mohamed Salah and Virgil van Dijk?

21 Dec

Liverpool were a laughing stock in the transfer market once upon a time. That’s not the case any more. Gone are the days where they’d splash eye-watering sums of money on terrible signings – £35million for Andy Carroll and £20million for Stewart Downing spring to mind right away. These days there’s an expectation that any […]

Liverpool star Adrian will relish becoming a hero against Everton – he’s done it before against the Toffees

4 Dec

Liverpool will look to extend their 31-game unbeaten run in the Premier League when they entertain arch-rivals Everton on Wednesday night. The Reds have won their last 14 games at Anfield and lie eight points clear of nearest challengers Leicester at the top. The club’s No.2 goalkeeper, Adrian, will deputise for first-choice stopper Alisson who […]

Liverpool team of the decade features Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane, but no Jamie Carragher and Roberto Firmino loses out to Luis Suarez

3 Dec

From absolute mediocrity to six-time European champions and, dare I say, Premier League champions-elect – it’s been quite a decade as a Liverpool fan. And it’s ended better than it started, that’s for sure. The ‘Tens’ have been a tumultuous time for the red half of Merseyside, with our fair share of managers to boot. […]

2019 Ballon d’Or shortlist: Every nominee rated, including Liverpool, Tottenham and Man City stars

24 Oct

The race for the Ballon d’Or is hotting up and many believe the award will be a toss up between Virgil van Dijk and Lionel Messi. Both players have had incredible years and it will be interesting to see if the Dutchman can become the first defender since Fabio Cannavaro in 2006 to win the […]

Genk vs Liverpool: Team news and predicted line-ups with one key star definitely out of Champions League clash

22 Oct

Liverpool have been far from convincing in the Champions League so far this season and will want to make a big statement against Genk on Wednesday. The current holders lost in their opening fixture against Napoli and then scraped a 4-3 win against Red Bull Salzburg at home. Jurgen Klopp’s side will also want to […]

Adrian insists Liverpool ‘now have two no.1 goalkeepers’ as Alisson prepares for return against Man United

18 Oct

Adrian has insisted Liverpool now have ‘two no.1s’ as Alisson prepares to return against Manchester United at the weekend. The Brazil international is set to be included in the Reds’ line-up at Old Trafford on Sunday as Jurgen Klopp’s men look to continue their 100 per cent start to the Premier League season with a […]