Jurgen Klopp press conference: Liverpool boss on how to stop Erling Haaland, fixture congestion and Champions League clash vs RB Salzburg

9 Dec

Jurgen Klopp has revealed his plan to keep Erling Haaland quiet in Liverpool’s Champions League clash with RB Salzburg. The Reds will qualify for the knockout stages of Europe’s elite competition if they avoid defeat in Austria on Tuesday. To do so, they will have to successfully deal with Haaland, who has netted eight Champions […]

Jason Cundy says Chelsea are ‘capable’ of winning Champions League this season, but Tony Cascarino disagrees – ‘Not if they defend like that’

28 Nov

Tony Cascarino has shut down fellow former Chelsea star Jason Cundy’s claims that the Blues are contenders for Champions League glory this season. Cundy stunned his Manchester United-supporting Sports Bar co-host Andy Goldstein on Wednesday night by insisting Frank Lampard’s side are ‘capable’ of being crowned European champions. His comments came following the Blues’ 2-2 […]

Lionel Messi lauded as ‘best footballer I have ever seen’ by Mats Hummels after Barcelona star breaks another Champions League record

28 Nov

There is no footballer better than Lionel Messi, according to Mats Hummels. The Barcelona captain scored once and assisted two goals in Wednesday’s 3-1 defeat of Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League to cap his 700th appearance for the Catalans. He also set a Champions League record on his landmark appearance, as his goal against […]

Liverpool news: Jurgen Klopp admits ‘massive’ fears over Fabinho fitness as key midfielder picks up injury in Champions League draw with Napoli

28 Nov

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has admitted he has big concerns over the fitness of key midfielder Fabinho after he suffered an ankle injury in Wednesday’s Champions League draw with Napoli. The Brazil international has become a major component in Klopp’s team and has played a vital role in their rise to the top of the […]

Borussia Dortmund boss drops Jadon Sancho for Barcelona clash and says winger ‘not focused and ready’ amid transfer speculation

27 Nov

Jadon Sancho’s Borussia Dortmund future has been plunged into doubt by manager Lucien Favre after the winger was dropped for the Barcelona clash. Sancho, who is reportedly a transfer target for several top clubs including Barcelona, was a surprise omission from the starting XI for the Champions League group match at the Nou Camp. Sancho […]

‘Robert Lewandowski is unbelievable, Harry Kane is only brilliant’ – Ally McCoist and Alan Brazil argue over Tottenham and Bayern Munich strikers

27 Nov

Sports Breakfast hosts Alan Brazil and Ally McCoist just couldn’t agree on the current ‘best in the world’ debate between Robert Lewandowski and Harry Kane. Tottenham star Kane made history in the Champions League on Tuesday night as he became the fastest player to reach 20 goals in the competition. The England captain scored twice […]

Ross Barkley showed a ‘lack of professionalism’ says Frank Lampard, after Chelsea midfielder was pictured shirtless in a nightclub

27 Nov

Ross Barkley has been accused of ‘lacking professionalism’ by his manager after the Chelsea midfielder was pictured dancing in a nightclub without a shirt on. Barkley, 25, was caught in Dubai during the most recent international break, and although his trip was sanctioned by the club Frank Lampard is not best pleased by the nightclub […]