Opinion

Liverpool FC comment, analysis and opinion from our team of writers here at This Is Anfield.

With Liverpool and FSG always keen to sign young players with potential, we take a look at 23 players aged 23 or under that...
LONDON, ENGLAND - Saturday, October 31, 2015: Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp celebrates the 3-1 victory over Chelsea with Emre Can and James Milner after the Premier League match at Stamford Bridge. (Pic by Lexie Lin/Propaganda)

When it comes to creating a successful football team, what’s more important? The system, or the players in it? At risk of losing readers early...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Thursday, March 10, 2016: Liverpool's captain Jordan Henderson in action against Manchester United during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 1st Leg match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

After a difficult first year as Liverpool captain, we look at how Jordan Henderson’s role could change for the 2016/17 season. Leading Liverpool into the...
VALE DO LOBO, PORTUGAL - Friday, May 27, 2016: Official Euro016 match ball during day four of the pre-UEFA Euro 2016 training camp at the Vale Do Lobo resort in Portugal. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

The European Championships are here, and who doesn't enjoy making predictions for others to laugh at once they're all wrong in four weeks time?...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Friday, May 13, 2016: Liverpool's Kolo Toure during a press conference at Melwood Training Ground ahead of the UEFA Europa League Final against Seville FC. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

As Kolo Toure’s time at Anfield comes to an end, we take a look back at some of his most memorable moments in a...

Liverpool have lacked quality from set-pieces since the departures of Steven Gerrard and Luis Suarez two years ago, could the Reds add a player...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, January 1, 2014: Liverpool's Daniel Agger celebrates scoring the first goal against Hull City during the Premiership match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Following Daniel Agger's surprise retirement on Thursday, Henry Jackson assesses how the former Liverpool centre-back will be remembered at Anfield. Following cruel luck with injuries...
VILLRREAL, SPAIN - Wednesday, April 27, 2016: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp during a press conference ahead of the UEFA Europa League Semi-Final 1st Leg match against Villarreal CF at Estadio El Madrigal. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

We speak exclusively with Paul Joyce of the Express newspaper to discuss all things Liverpool FC this summer. To those who scour the gossip pages...

Spanish football expert Karl Matchett takes a look at six under the radar players that Liverpool could target from La Liga. It's become a recurring...

With a new keeper and a centre-back sorted and plenty of left-backs linked, Liverpool should be targeting creativity in midfield this summer. The majority of...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Tuesday, April 15, 2014: A supporter takes a moment to look at the tributes tied to the Shankly Gates before the 25th Anniversary Hillsborough Service at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

On 15 April 1989, 96 people were fatally injured on a football terrace at an FA Cup semi-final in Sheffield. The Hillsborough disaster was...
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)

Jurgen Klopp has been in charge of Liverpool for eight months now, with the German achieving plenty in his short time as Reds manager...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, January 30, 2016: A general view of Liverpool's Anfield Stadium before the FA Cup 4th Round match against West Ham United at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

If you could change or implement one thing at Liverpool FC this summer, what would it be? We asked some of the This Is...
Mahmoud Dahoud, Borussia Monchengladbach (Picture by: John Walton / EMPICS Sport)

With Mahmoud Dahoud reportedly Liverpool's "first-choice" midfield target this summer, we get the lowdown on the young German. Dahoud was last month reported to be...
London, England - Monday, December 2, 1996: Liverpool's Patrik Berger in action during the 2-0 Premier League victory over Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

With Liverpool continually linked with Bundesliga signings this summer, we select the Reds' five best players to have arrived from Germany's top-flight. With Jurgen Klopp...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Friday, May 13, 2016: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp during a training session at Melwood Training Ground ahead of the UEFA Europa League Final against Seville FC. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

With eight months under his belt at Liverpool, Jurgen Klopp must now make the team his own and move the club forward. We take...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, September 23, 2015: Liverpool team before the Football League Cup 3rd Round match against Carlisle United at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

As the dust continues to settle on the 2015/16 season, we pick five key areas Liverpool must improve on the pitch in order to enjoy...
Liverpool, England - Wednesday, November 27th, 1996: Liverpool's Steve McManaman celebrates scoring the opening goal with team-mate Robbie Fowler during the 4-2 victory over Arsenal during the 4th Round of the League Cup at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

With media and fans recalling Euro 96 this week, we take a look back at Liverpool's brilliant, but ultimately flawed, side of the mid...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - WEDNESDAY JUNE 16 2004: Rafael Benitez poses for a photograph with the famous 'This is Anfield' sign in the tunnel at Anfield as he is unveiled as Liverpool FC's new manager. (Photo by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

It's six years since Rafa Benitez left his role as Liverpool manager, and despite not always getting it right, he left Reds with mostly...

With Philippe Coutinho reportedly subject of interest from Paris Saint-Germain, we pick five players Liverpool could ask for as part of any potential deal...

The Copa America Centenario gets underway on Friday night / the early hours of Saturday morning. We take a look at five players for...

After Jurgen Klopp made Loris Karius his first summer signing, we take a look back at the maiden summer recruits of Liverpool’s managers throughout...

This summer promises to be a fascinating one for Liverpool in the transfer market and we take a look at a long list of...

England are hoping for a first major trophy in 50 years at Euro 2016, and we take a look at how Liverpool’s players have...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, October 28, 2015: Liverpool's manager Jurgen Klopp before the Football League Cup 4th Round match against AFC Bournemouth at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

A glowing reputation in the transfer market will be key as Jurgen Klopp works to bed in his new signings this summer. The importance of...
LONDON, ENGLAND - Saturday, October 31, 2015: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp celebrates with Jordon Ibe after the 3-1 victory over Chelsea during the Premier League match at Stamford Bridge. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Jordon Ibe continues to be linked with a move away from Anfield this summer, but there are more factors to consider than simply whether...
Picture by: Tim Goode / PA Wire/Press Association Images England's Nathaniel Clyne during the International Friendly at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo

England continued their preparations for Euro 2016 with a 2-1 win over Australia on Friday night, we assess how the Liverpool players performed on...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, September 20, 2015: Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge in action during the Premier League match against Norwich City at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Daniel Sturridge endured a turbulent 2015/16 campaign, but after recovering from a series of injuries, the striker proved his quality on the pitch. Sturridge spent...

The season may have ended in disappointment, but in the months leading up to the 2016/17 campaign, there's still plenty to look forward to...

With key summer target Mario Gotze set to slip through fingers, Liverpool may need to turn their attention to a host of alternatives. Gotze looked...