Relationship ‘on hold’ ahead of Man United clash

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has said his relationship with Manchester United caretaker manager Ralf Rangnick is “on hold” ahead of Tuesday’s Premier League clash between the two clubs. The two managers clashed during their time in the Bundesliga and Rangnick influenced Klopp and other contemporary German managers with his gegenpressing tactical style. – Weekend review: … Read more

Which Premier League clubs will qualify for the Champions League, Europa League and Europa Conference League?

The Premier League season is entering its final stretch and the race for a place in Europe next season is starting to heat up. We take a look at who is in contention to qualify for the Champions League, Europa League and Europa Conference League, and what impact an English side winning a European trophy … Read more

Liverpool and Man City sides are level but FA Cup semi-final win shows Klopp’s side are firing on all cylinders

The debate over which of Liverpool or Manchester City is superior at full strength will continue for some time to come, but the Reds are starting to make the irresistible case for owning the better team. Liverpool’s hunt for four major trophies is still on with a 3-2 FA Cup semi-final victory at Wembley on … Read more

Liverpool’s Klopp wary of Villarreal ‘king of cups’ boss Emery in UCL semis

Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool qualified for the Champions League semi-finals after beating Benfica. Getty Images Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says Champions League semi-final opponents Villarreal fully deserve their place in the last four and coach Unai Emery is the “king of cups”. Liverpool drew 3-3 with Benfica in their quarter-final second leg on Wednesday to … Read more

Man City and Liverpool keep Premier League race open but point more useful for Guardiola than Klopp

MANCHESTER, England — It was epic, frenetic and unpredictable until the end, when Riyad Mahrez had a chance not just to win the game, but almost certainly the Premier League title. Instead, the Manchester City substitute sent the ball high over Liverpool’s crossbar and the 2-2 result means we’re no closer to knowing which of … Read more

Pep Guardiola’s Gabriel Jesus bet pays off, Diogo Jota steps in when Mo Salah won’t, and more

1:25 p.m. ET Rob DawsonCorresponding In his first Premier League start since January 1, Gabriel Jesus showed that Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola had made the right decision by giving the Brazilian a chance. Matt McNulty/Getty Images MANCHESTER, England — Manchester City and Liverpool played out a thrilling 2-2 draw on Sunday in a clash … Read more

Man United and Liverpool consider Villarreal winger Arnaut Danjuma

The summer transfer window is approaching and there is a lot of gossip floating around about who is going where. Transfer Talk brings you all the latest buzz on rumors, whereabouts and, of course, deals! TOP STORY: Man United and Liverpool eye Danjuma Villarreal winger Arnaut Danjuma is being watched by both Manchester United and … Read more

Man City have more experience in tight title races than Liverpool

8:00 a.m. ET Rob DawsonCorresponding John Stones has said Manchester City will use their experience in the 2019 Premier League title race to meet Liverpool’s challenge this season. The two teams meet at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday separated by a point at the top of the table. – Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ … Read more

Liverpool can rely on Diogo Jota as Mo Salah struggles to overcome World Cup disappointment

LIVERPOOL, England — Mohamed Salah played like a man who had just missed out on World Cup qualification as Liverpool secured 10 successive Premier League wins with a 2-0 win over Watford at Anfield, but as the Egyptian striker struggled to shake off his Qatar 2022 disappointment, Diogo Jota showed once again that he can … Read more

Liverpool lead the table above Man City, Newcastle in the top half

The battle for the Premier League title this season is a tight one, with champions Manchester City just one point ahead of Liverpool. But take away the decisions made by the VAR (video assistant referee) and the swings of the pendulum – with Jurgen Klopp’s men two points better than their title and top-place rivals. … Read more