Opinion

Liverpool FC comment, analysis and opinion from our team of writers here at This Is Anfield.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Thursday, March 10, 2016: Liverpool supporters on the Spion Kop before the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 1st Leg match against Manchester United at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

A regular in the Kop at Anfield, Jeff Goulding gives his view as the Liverpool support push to become the Reds' 12th man under Jurgen Klopp.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, May 11, 2016: Liverpool's Christian Benteke celebrates scoring a goal against Chelsea during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

We take a look at how Liverpool’s starting team could look at West Brom, with another much-changed side expected to feature.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Saturday, October 31, 2015: Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho Correia celebrates scoring the second goal against Chelsea during the Premier League match at Stamford Bridge. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

We select the standout moment for every Liverpool player throughout the campaign.

Liverpool take on West Brom in an end-of-season dead rubber on Sunday, allowing Jurgen Klopp to field some of his young stars.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Saturday, November 21, 2015: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp after the 4-1 victory over Manchester City during the Premier League match at the City of Manchester Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Jurgen Klopp racked up 50 games in charge of the Reds against Chelsea on Wednesday and we pick five of the best wins from the German’s reign so far.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, May 8, 2016: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp before the Premier League match against Watford at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool scored another stoppage time goal against Chelsea on Wednesday.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, May 11, 2016: Liverpool's Christian Benteke celebrates scoring a goal against Chelsea during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

After a sloppy performance from the expected Europa League final starting XI resulted in a lacklustre draw with Chelsea, Jurgen Klopp now has food for thought over his selection for the Basel showdown.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, May 11, 2016: Liverpool's Christian Benteke scores a last-minute goal against Chelsea during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Christian Benteke scored a late equaliser to earn a point for Liverpool in their last home game of the season against Chelsea.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, May 11, 2016: Liverpool's Christian Benteke celebrates scoring a goal against Chelsea during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool were held to a 1-1 draw at home to Chelsea on Wednesday night, with Jurgen Klopp's side producing a mixed performance.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Thursday, May 5, 2016: Liverpool's players line up for a team group photograph before the UEFA Europa League Semi-Final 2nd Leg match against Villarreal CF at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

We take a look at how Liverpool’s starting lineup could look when they host Chelsea at Anfield on Wednesday night.

Jurgen Klopp's passion and the rise of Philippe Coutinho could kick off a new era of rivalry between Liverpool and Chelsea.

Jurgen Klopp's use of his young midfielders in recent weeks has highlighted their roles under the German in the long term.

As the season draws to a close, attentions turn towards end of season awards and we asked the This Is Anfield writers for their picks for Liverpool player of the year.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, May 8, 2016: Liverpool's Joe Allen celebrates scoring the first goal against Watford during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool comfortably beat Watford 2-0 at Anfield on Sunday afternoon - a victory that came as a result of the perfect rotation from Jurgen Klopp.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, May 8, 2016: Liverpool's Joe Allen celebrates scoring the first goal against Watford during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool kept the good times rolling as they eased to a 2-0 win against Watford, and James Nalton was at Anfield to discuss five talking points.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, May 8, 2016: Liverpool's Joe Allen celebrates scoring the first goal against Watford during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Following Liverpool's 2-0 win against Watford on Sunday, we assess how each Liverpool player performed.
SWANSEA, WALES - Sunday, May 1, 2016: Liverpool's Christian Benteke celebrates scoring the first goal against Swansea City during the Premier League match at the Liberty Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

We assess how Liverpool’s starting team could look against Watford on Sunday afternoon, with Jurgen Klopp set to make wholesale changes for the Hornets’ visit.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Thursday, May 5, 2016: Liverpool's Emre Can celebrates at the final whistle after his side's 3-0 victory over Villarreal, reaching the final 3-1 on aggregate, during the UEFA Europa League Semi-Final 2nd Leg match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Emre Can shone on his return to the side against Villarreal, dominating in the Reds' midfield.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Thursday, May 5, 2016: Liverpool's Roberto Firmino in action against Villarreal during the UEFA Europa League Semi-Final 2nd Leg match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool's 3-0 win over Villarreal on Thursday night was driven by a display of all-round brilliance from Brazilian forward Roberto Firmino.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Thursday, May 5, 2016: Liverpool's players celebrate at the final whistle after his side's 3-0 victory over Villarreal, reaching the final 3-1 on aggregate, during the UEFA Europa League Semi-Final 2nd Leg match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

After Liverpool sealed their place in the Europa League final with a 3-0 victory over Villarreal, we pick five talking points from a memorable night at Anfield.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Thursday, May 5, 2016: Liverpool's players line up for a team group photograph before the UEFA Europa League Semi-Final 2nd Leg match against Villarreal CF at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool secured a memorable 3-0 win on a noisy, intense and joyful night at Anfield.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Thursday, March 10, 2016: Liverpool's Emre Can celebrates after the 2-0 victory over Manchester United during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 1st Leg match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

We take a look at how Jurgen Klopp could line up his Liverpool side for the make-or-break semi-final second-leg against Villarreal.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, April 23, 2016: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp during the Premier League match against Newcastle United at Anfield. (Pic by Bradley Ormesher/Propaganda)

Leicester City’s stunning Premier League triumph couldn’t have come at a better time for Jurgen Klopp.
BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - Sunday, April 17, 2016: Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge in action against Bournemouth during the FA Premier League match at Dean Court. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Emre Can may return to action against Villarreal on Thursday.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND. TUESDAY, MAY 3rd, 2005: Liverpool supporters on the Spion Kop sing "You'll never walk alone" before before the UEFA Champions League Semi Final 2nd Leg against Chelsea at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool face the familiar situation of having to overturn a first-leg away loss in the semi-finals of European competition at Anfield, where they look to record another historic turnaround against Villarreal.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, September 23, 2015: Liverpool's Danny Ings looks dejected during the Football League Cup 3rd Round match against Carlisle United at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

With Danny Ings returning to full training after an ACL injury, the young striker could play a variety of roles under new manager Jurgen Klopp.
SWANSEA, WALES - Sunday, May 1, 2016: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp forces a smile as he interacts with the crowd during the Premier League match against Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Though Liverpool's frail defensive line was at fault for Sunday's 3-1 loss to Swansea City, their efforts were undermined by a non-existent midfield.
SWANSEA, WALES - Sunday, May 1, 2016: Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge looks dejected as Swansea City score the opening goal during the Premier League match at the Liberty Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

A much-changed Reds side lost 3-1 against Swansea City on Sunday afternoon at the Liberty Stadium, in a game that provided a mix of talking points.
SWANSEA, WALES - Sunday, May 1, 2016: Liverpool's Sheyi Ojo in action against Swansea City during the Premier League match at the Liberty Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Following Liverpool's disappointing 3-1 defeat to Swansea City on Sunday afternoon, we assess how each Reds player performed at the Liberty Stadium.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Saturday, November 21, 2015: Liverpool's Martin Skrtel celebrates scoring the fourth goal against Manchester City during the Premier League match at the City of Manchester Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Martin Skrtel has polarised opinion throughout his Liverpool career, but he deserves to leave Anfield with his reputation intact.