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Benitez explains Alonso sale

Former Liverpool manager Rafa Benitez has explained why he sold Xabi Alonso to Real Madrid in the Summer of 2009. Alonso had just had arguably his best season at Anfield, but Benitez decided to cash in on the midfield maestro. Benitez, who is...

Riedle backs Klopp for Liverpool job

Former Reds striker Karlheinz Riedle has said that Jurgen Klopp is “100% right for Liverpool”. Riedle also played for Klopp’s former club Borussia Dortmund in his career, as well as the German national side. The fifty-year...

Rodgers “incredibly disappointed” to leave

Former Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has released a statement after his dismissal from the club yesterday. Rodgers was sacked by the club following the 1-1 draw with Everton at Goodison Park. He has gone on holiday with his girlfriend and...

“The deal will already be done”

Former Liverpool defender Phil Thompson has said he thinks a “deal will already be done” for the new manager of the club. Brendan Rodgers was sacked by FSG yesterday and it looks like they are planning to bring in a replacement quickly. Former...

Conte doesn’t want Balotelli in his Italy squad

Italy manager Antonio Conte has said that he won’t be calling Mario Balotelli up to his squad. Striker Domenico Berardi’s has suffered an injury ahead of the double header against Azerbaijan and Norway. The Sassuolo forward has...

Aldridge hopes to see Ancelotti appointed

Former Liverpool striker John Aldridge has said that he would like to see Carlo Ancelotti appointed manager at Anfield. Brendan Rodgers was sacked yesterday and it looks like FSG will be employing someone sooner rather than later with no caretaker...

Liverpool contact Jurgen Klopp

BBC Sport are reporting that Liverpool have made contact with Jürgen Klopp with regards to the vacant manager job at Anfield. Brendan Rodgers was sacked as Reds boss yesterday and FSG have made it clear they don’t want to waste time in...

Assessing the squad the new manager will inherit

Whoever takes over from Brendan Rodgers will have to work with the squad left behind by the Northern Irishman following his three-and-a-half-years in charge. The next opportunity to make signings, and sanction sales, will be January –...

Liverpool contact Klopp and Ancelotti


Redknapp backs Klopp for job