Opinion

Liverpool FC comment, analysis and opinion from our team of writers here at This Is Anfield.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, January 30, 2016: Liverpool's Kevin Stewart in action against West Ham United during the FA Cup 4th Round match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool's draw at home to West Ham may have been far from a thriller, but Jurgen Klopp's youngsters did themselves proud.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, January 30, 2016: Liverpool's angry manager Jürgen Klopp during dismal goal-less draw against West Ham United during the FA Cup 4th Round match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

An inexperienced Liverpool were held to a 0-0 stalemate against West Ham United in the FA Cup at Anfield, with the result the only downside.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, January 30, 2016: Liverpool's Brad Smith in action against West Ham United during the FA Cup 4th Round match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

A much-changed Liverpool failed to beat West Ham United in this FA Cup fourth round tie, which will now go to a replay, and here we rate the Reds' output.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, January 20, 2016: Liverpool's Sheyi Ojo celebrates scoring the second goal against Exeter City during the FA Cup 3rd Round Replay match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Jurgen Klopp is set to make a changes to his side for West Ham United’s FA Cup visit on Saturday, and we take a look at how the Reds could line up.

Jurgen Klopp looks set to continue his recruitment drive on Merseyside, with Udinese midfielder Piotr Zielinski reported as a summer target.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Monday, January 25, 2016: Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho looks frustrated after missing a chance during the Football League Cup Semi-Final 2nd Leg match against Stoke City at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

The form of Liverpool pair Mamadou Sakho and Jordan Henderson has been put into question in recent weeks.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Monday, January 25, 2016: Liverpool's Jon Flanagan celebrating the victory after 6-6 winning in penalties during the Football League Cup Semi-Final 2nd Leg match against Stoke City at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Jon Flanagan has just six months left on his current Reds contract, and Jurgen Klopp should move to extend the local lad’s Liverpool future with a new deal.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Monday, January 25, 2016: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp thanking fans after 6-6 winning in penalties during the Football League Cup Semi-Final 2nd Leg match against Stoke City at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool struggled to produce a performance against Stoke City, but Jurgen Klopp's winning edge got the Reds over the finish line.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Monday, January 25, 2016: Liverpool's players thanking fans after 6-6 winning in penalties during the Football League Cup Semi-Final 2nd Leg match against Stoke City at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

After Liverpool booked their place at Wembley with a penalty shoot-out win over Stoke City, we assess the performances of each Red on the night.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Monday, January 25, 2016: Liverpool players celebrating the victory after 6-6 winning in penalties during the Football League Cup Semi-Final 2nd Leg match against Stoke City at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Though it may not have been the most entertaining of clashes, Liverpool's League Cup semi-final win over Stoke City provided a welcome positive.
NORWICH, ENGLAND - Friday, January 22, 2016: Liverpool's Adam Lallana celebrates scoring the fifth, and winning, goal against Norwich City to seal a late 5-4 victory with manager Jürgen Klopp during the Premiership match at Carrow Road. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

With crippling defensive issues holding Liverpool back under Jurgen Klopp, the German may be wise to adopt a bold, passionate attacking approach.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Saturday, October 17, 2015: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp and Adam Lallana after the goal-less draw with Tottenham Hotspur during the Premier League match at White Hart Lane. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Kloppaganda)

Liverpool face Stoke City as they seek to book their place in the League Cup final, and we take a look at how the Reds could line up for this semi-final.
NORWICH, ENGLAND - Friday, January 22, 2016: Liverpool's Alberto Moreno in action against Norwich City during the Premiership match at Carrow Road. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Alberto Moreno could be in danger of being axed by Jurgen Klopp in the coming weeks.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Sunday, January 18, 2015: Arsenal's manager Arsene Wenger during the Premier League match against Manchester City at the City of Manchester Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Following a hugely entertaining weekend of Premier League football, we select five talking points.
NORWICH, ENGLAND - Friday, January 22, 2016: Liverpool's Adam Lallana celebrates with manager Jürgen Klopp after scoring the fifth, and winning, goal against Norwich City to seal a late 5-4 victory during the Premiership match at Carrow Road. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

The dramatic 5-4 at Carrow Road put us all through the emotions, here Jeff Goulding shares his experience of the brilliantly chaotic 90 minutes...
NORWICH, ENGLAND - Friday, January 22, 2016: Liverpool's Roberto Firmino scores the third goal against Norwich City during the Premiership match at Carrow Road. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool's 5-4 win saw a welcome return of killer instinct in front of goal that proved the difference at Carrow Road.
NORWICH, ENGLAND - Friday, January 22, 2016: Liverpool's James Milner celebrates scoring the fourth goal against Norwich City during the Premiership match at Carrow Road. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool scored five in a dramatic victory over Norwich City on Saturday afternoon, in one of the most enthralling games of the season.
NORWICH, ENGLAND - Friday, January 22, 2016: Liverpool's captain Jordan Henderson celebrates scoring the second goal against Norwich City during the Premiership match at Carrow Road. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Here's how we rated the Reds in an incredible topsy turvy game at Carrow Road in the Premier League.
NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, ENGLAND - Sunday, December 6, 2015: Liverpool's Jordon Ibe in action against Newcastle United during the Premier League match at St. James' Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

We take a look at how Jurgen Klopp could line up his Reds for the match at Carrow Road against Norwich.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, January 17, 2016: Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho before the Premier League match against Manchester United at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Here are our five Premier League predictions for Gameweek 23.
EXETER, ENGLAND - Friday, January 8, 2016: Liverpool's Cameron Brannagan warms-up before the FA Cup 3rd Round match against Exeter City at St. James Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

With a top four finish now looking extremely slim, Jurgen Klopp should use the remaining league fixtures to integrate and prepare potential first team...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, January 20, 2016: Liverpool's Christian Benteke in action against Exeter City's captain Matt Oakley during the FA Cup 3rd Round Replay match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Leading the line in an unexperienced Liverpool side in Wednesday night's 3-0 FA Cup win over Exeter City, Christian Benteke once again proved his limitations.

Liverpool are looking to secure a deal to sign Shakhtar Donetsk attacking midfielder Alex Teixeira, in a move that signals their ambition this January.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, January 20, 2016: Liverpool's Sheyi Ojo celebrates scoring the second goal against Exeter City during the FA Cup 3rd Round Replay match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Jurgen Klopp’s youthful Liverpool side overcame Exeter at the second attempt in the FA Cup replay at Anfield on a night that saw numerous...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, January 20, 2016: Liverpool's Joe Allen celebrates scoring the first goal against Exeter City with team-mate Brad Smith during the FA Cup 3rd Round Replay match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Jurgen Klopp made good adjustments to the Liverpool side to see off Exeter City.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, January 20, 2016: Liverpool's Sheyi Ojo celebrates scoring the second goal against Exeter City with team-mate Jon Flanagan and Jordon Ibe during the FA Cup 3rd Round Replay match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool cruised to a 3-0 win over Exeter City on Wednesday, here's how we rated the Reds.
EXETER, ENGLAND - Friday, January 8, 2016: Liverpool's young players line-up to face Exeter City during the FA Cup 3rd Round match at St. James Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

With Jurgen Klopp to field another young side for Exeter’s visit to Anfield on Wednesday night, we take a look at how Liverpool could...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, August 10, 2014: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard and Borussia Dortmund's Sebastian Kehl during a preseason friendly match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool's young squad need guidance and advice on the pitch - an experienced player who can improve in-game management.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, January 17, 2016: Liverpool's Roberto Firmino in action against Manchester United during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Defeat on Sunday highlights why Liverpool need to stop acquiring sub standard quantity over quality, and instead sign two or three proven, top quality players.
STEVENAGE, ENGLAND - Friday, October 23, 2015: Liverpool's manager Michael Beale during the Under 21 FA Premier League match against Tottenham Hotspur at the Lamex Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool under-21s boss Michael Beale speaks to This Is Anfield about youth development and how the club benefit from the loan system.