There’s no denying that Joe Gomez is a great talent and an excellent young defender, but James Miller believes that Joël Matip has made himself a vital part of Liverpool’s back line.
For so many years Liverpool have found themselves in promising positions, only to let concentration slip and drop unnecessary points at key times. Now, it seems to be Manchester City who suffer from this ailment while the Anfield club march on.
From Southampton to Salzburg — via Barcelona — there are verbal gems and key moments aplenty behind the Reds’ ever-improving mentality under the German.
A throwback Thursday column with a twist — Daniel Moxon thanks the men who restored Liverpool FC to its former glory, nine years on from its darkest hour.
Alan Hansen believes that “you can’t win anything with kids,” while The Who think “the kids are alright”. Cameron Weldon says these five young Liverpool stars are best described by the latter.
It’s fair to say Naby Keïta’s Liverpool career thus far has been far from what many fans were expecting when Jürgen Klopp bought the Guinean from RB Leipzig for £52million back in August 2017. His injury record protects him from flop status, but he has to get fit and stay fit, quickly.
Michael Owen is not the most popular Liverpool legend, but he is one – regardless of his career choices and the hatred that some fans hold for him.