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Liverpool FC comment, analysis and opinion from our team of writers here at This Is Anfield.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Saturday, October 17, 2015: Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho in action against Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane during the Premier League match at White Hart Lane. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Kloppaganda)

Mamadou Sakho endured a poor afternoon in Liverpool's 1-1 draw with Tottenham on Saturday.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, April 2, 2016: Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho Correia celebrates scoring the first goal against Tottenham Hotspur during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool held title chasing Tottenham to a 1-1 stalemate at Anfield, in an entertaining game that produced a number of talking points.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, April 2, 2016: Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho Correia in action against Tottenham Hotspur during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool managed to draw against a well-drilled Tottenham side in a game which lacked real quality but was entertaining nonetheless. James Nalton was at...
LONDON, ENGLAND - Saturday, October 17, 2015: Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho Correia in action against Tottenham Hotspur's Toby Alderweireld during the Premier League match at White Hart Lane. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Kloppaganda)

We take a look at how Jurgen Klopp could line up his Liverpool side as they return to Premier League action against title hopefuls Tottenham at Anfield.

After a month without a home league match, Liverpool return to domestic action at Anfield against Spurs on Saturday.
SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - Sunday, March 20, 2016: Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge celebrates scoring the second goal against Southampton during the FA Premier League match at St Mary's Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

The Premier League returns this weekend, following the international break, which means five more iffy predictions ahead of the action.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Saturday, October 17, 2015: Liverpool's Emre Can in action against Tottenham Hotspur during the Premier League match at White Hart Lane. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Kloppaganda)c

Liverpool welcome high-flying Tottenham to Anfield on Saturday evening.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Saturday, October 17, 2015: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp and Tottenham Hotspur's manager Mauricio Pochettino during the Premier League match at White Hart Lane. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Kloppaganda)

Returning to Premier League action after the drawn out international break, Liverpool must bounce-back positively again to an ill-timed loss prior to the fortnight interruption.
The trophy is on display prior to the final of the soccer Europa League between FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk and Sevilla FC at the National Stadium in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday, May 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)

We take a look at the advantages and disadvantages of Liverpool qualifying for either the Champions League or Europa League.
OSLO, NORWAY - Wednesday, August 7, 2013: Liverpool's Luis Alberto celebrates scoring the third goal against Valerenga during a preseason friendly match at the Ullevaal Stadion. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Impressing on loan at Deportivo La Coruna this season, Ben Twelves assesses whether Luis Alberto can return to a playing role in Jurgen Klopp’s team.

England slumped to defeat against the Netherlands at Wembley on Tuesday night, with four Liverpool players featuring for the Three Lions in the loss.
Mario Gotze, Bayern Munich - Picture by: John Walton / EMPICS Sport

Mario Gotze is being hotly tipped for a move to Liverpool this summer, and it would be an enormous signal of intent if Jurgen Klopp got his man.
WATFORD, ENGLAND - Sunday, December 20, 2015: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp during the Premier League match against Watford at Vicarage Road. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

With Jurgen Klopp set to add to his Liverpool squad this summer, the German would be wise to look to the Bosman market for targets.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, December 4, 2013: Liverpool's Luis Suarez celebrates scoring the first goal against Norwich City during the Premiership match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

As Luis Suarez dominates the thoughts of Liverpool supporters once again, is it finally time for Merseyside to move on from the Uruguayan?
Germany’s Jonas Hector controls the ball during his international friendly soccer match France against Germany at the Stade de France stadium in Saint Denis, outside Paris, Friday Nov. 13, 2015 in Paris, (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

Rumoured Liverpool target Jonas Hector played the full 90 minutes in Germany's 3-2 loss to England on Saturday night, providing a showcase of his ability.
England's Jordan Henderson and Germany's Jonas Hector (left) in action during the International Friendly match at the Olympic Stadium, Berlin. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday March 26, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Germany. Photo credit should read: Adam Davy/PA Wire.

England won 3-2 in dramatic fashion against world champions Germany on Saturday.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Monday, August 17, 2015: Liverpool's captain Jordan Henderson is substituted for Emre Can during the Premier League match against AFC Bournemouth at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Our latest roundtable discussion looks further upfield, toward Liverpool’s midfield and how the Reds should proceed with restructuring the centre of the park this summer.

Another major overhaul could be on the cards at Liverpool this summer, if Jurgen Klopp funds his rebuilding project with a number of high-profile sales.
Serbia's Filip Kostic, right, challenges with Azerbaijan's Huseynov Javid, left, for the ball during a friendly soccer match between Serbia and Azerbaijan in St. Poelten, Austria, Sunday, June 7, 2015. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

Filip Kostic is the latest attacking talent to be linked with a summer move to Liverpool, and the Stuttgart man would be a fine addition for the Reds.
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)

Jordan Henderson has been linked with a move away from Liverpool this summer.
Mario Gotze, Bayern Munich - Picture by: John Walton / EMPICS Sport

We select five possible but ambitious signings for the Reds this summer.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Tuesday, February 9, 2016: Liverpool's Christian Benteke looks dejected after missing a chance against West Ham United during the FA Cup 4th Round Replay match at Upton Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

The out-of-favour Belgian striker has given himself more to do in the fight to save his flagging Anfield career and thinly-veiled criticisms of Klopp will gain him no sympathy.

With 13 Liverpool players out on loan across the English leagues and in Europe, we assess which of the loanees can return to an Anfield future next season.
SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - Wednesday, December 2, 2015: Liverpool's Jordon Ibe celebrates scoring the fifth goal against Southampton during the Football League Cup Quarter-Final match at St. Mary's Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

With Jordon Ibe dropping down the pecking order under Jurgen Klopp, the winger has a challenge ahead of him to regain his place at Liverpool.
02.09.2011, Veltins Arena, Gelsenkrichen, GER, UEFA EURO 2012 Qualifikation, Deutschland (GER) vs Oesterreich (AUT), im Bild Jubel Mario Götze / Goetze (GER, Borussia Dortmund) nach dem 6:2 fuer Deutschland // during the UEFA Euro 2012 qualifying round Germany vs Austria at Veltins Arena, Gelsenkirchen 2011-09-02 EXPA Pictures © 2011, PhotoCredit: EXPA/ nph/ Kurth ****** out of GER / CRO / BEL ******

We select 10 Liverpool targets who you should keep an eye on.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Thursday, March 10, 2016: Liverpool and Manchester United players line-up before the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 1st Leg match against Manchester United at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Into the final eight in European competition the Europa League a lifeline Liverpool have to grasp with both hands
EXETER, ENGLAND - Friday, January 8, 2016: Liverpool's Tiago Ilori in action against Exeter City during the FA Cup 3rd Round match at St. James Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

There are a number of Liverpool players who may benefit from loan spells elsewhere.

Niklas Sule is the latest centre-back to be linked with a move to Liverpool this summer, and the Hoffenheim 20-year-old could be a great signing.
SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - Sunday, March 20, 2016: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp and Christian Benteke after losing 3-2 to Southampton during the FA Premier League match at St Mary's Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Jurgen Klopp hasn't got much wrong since arriving in October, but his subs at Southampton make him culpable in the defeat.
SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - Sunday, March 20, 2016: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp and Christian Benteke after losing 3-2 to Southampton during the FA Premier League match at St Mary's Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool's 3-2 loss at Southampton again highlighted key deficiencies within the squad.