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Napoli are scheduled to face European champions Liverpool at Stadio San Paolo on Tuesday night. The Naples outfit have made a decent beginning to the current season but they are already playing catch up to league leaders Juventus with a three-point deficit.
Meanwhile, the Reds have enjoyed a relatively comfortable start to the campaign. Jurgen Klopp’s side have already won the European Super Cup and they have accumulated the perfect tally of 15 points from the opening five league games. This sees them with a five-point lead over holders and second-placed …

A selection of Liverpool fans have praised Xherdan Shaqiri after he decided to snub the forthcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers for his nation to focus on the club proceedings. The Switzerland international has been with the European champions since the summer of 2018 but he has struggled for regular gametime in the calendar year, where he has regularly been an unused substitute.
Despite this, he has continued to remain a regular presence with his national team, but he has taken the surprise step to make himself unavailable for the forthcoming European qualifiers …

Liverpool entertain Arsenal in this weekend’s Premier League showdown at Anfield. The Reds and Gunners are currently the only clubs preserving a 100 percent start to the new league campaign and this is certainly a rare feat which has not happened since the 2009/10 season.
This will, however, not matter for the teams when they take to the playing field on Saturday evening and the pressure should mostly be on the Gunners, who have not picked up a single point against the Reds on the road since January 2016.
Moreover, the last …

Liverpool head coach Jurgen Klopp has said that goalkeeper Simon Mignolet will remain with the club for the 2019/2020 season. The Belgium international has been the second-choice shot-stopper behind Alisson Becker at Anfield and he was restricted to just two appearances in the Cup competitions last season.
Speaking after the Reds’ 3-1 friendly win over Bradford, Klopp stated his belief that the Belgium international will stay put with the club for the forthcoming campaign, considering the 31-year-old has not requested a departure in recent conversations.
“Yeah, how I’ve heard. I’ve had a …

Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool meet in Madrid on Saturday, June 1, hoping to round off the season by clinching the prestigious Champions League trophy.
Both sides seemed unlikely finalists during their respective last four ties, but showed tremendous character to make it through.
Punters using the bet365 bonus code to wager on the final can back Liverpool at odds of 1/2 to lift the trophy, while Spurs are priced at 13/8.
Liverpool are almost at full strength for the game, with midfielder Naby Keita the only first team regular who has definitely been …

At the start of the season I made my predictions for the Champions League Group Stage, and 14 out of 16 teams tipped to qualify were correct, with Schalke getting through instead of Galatasaray (Group D), and Lyon ahead of Shakthar Donetsk (Group F). So now it is time for the knockout stages, let us have a look at who will advance to the Quarter Finals.
Champions League Round of 16
Legs to be played on 12th February & 6th March
Manchester United v Paris Saint Germain
This tie could not come about …

Another Champions League season is upon us, with some interesting groups being drawn and various betting promo codes you can use to back potential winners. But which teams will advance to the knockout stages from their respective groups and which teams will finish third and go on to play in the knockout stages of the Europa League? Here are my predictions…
Group A
Atletico Madrid, Borussia Dortmund, Monaco & Club Brugge
Europa League winners Atletico have had a rather awkward start to their domestic league season, but will still qualify from this …

Former Brazil and Barcelona star Ronaldinho has predicted that Liverpool ace Mohamed Salah will once again win the Premier League’s Golden boot award this season.
The Egypt international won the award last season as he went on to score 32 goals in the top-flight from 36 games. After Salah arrived at Anfield from Roma last summer, he had many skeptics due to the fact that he had previously had a failed spell with Chelsea in England. In all competitions, he scored 44 goals and also helped the Reds reach the final …

Liverpool enjoyed a 4-0 win over West Ham United in Sunday’s clash at Anfield, with goals from Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Daniel Sturridge. The victory put Jurgen Klopp’s men top of the Premier League after gameweek one, ahead of the likes of Chelsea and Manchester City on goal difference, and many are expecting them to stay in the top-two for the rest of the campaign.
Manchester City are favourites with the bookmakers to win the Premier League title, with Liverpool expected to be the nearest challengers. The Merseysiders are being …

Liverpool have completed a £66m deal to sign AS Roma goalkeeper Alisson, their fourth signing of the summer – Naby Keita (£54m from RB Leipzig), Fabinho (£40m from AS Monaco), Xherdan Shaqiri (£13m from Stoke City). The Brazilian shot-stopper is the most expensive goalkeeper in world football but only the second-biggest signing made in 2018 after Virgil van Dijk joined from Southampton for £75m.
After previously targeting the best players of mid-level clubs to keep their spending at a reasonable level – Sadio Mane (£35m from Southampton), Georginio Wijnaldum (£25m from …