Liverpool FC comment, analysis and opinion from our team of writers here at This Is Anfield.
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - Sunday, November 16, 2014: Wales' James Chester in action against Belgium's Divock Origi during the UEFA Euro 2016 Qualifying Group B game at the King Baudouin [Heysel] Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Returning from a mixed loan spell with Ligue 1 side Lille, Liverpool striker Divock Origi should play a low-key role in 2015/16, writes Jack Lusby.
LONDON, ENGLAND, Saturday, May 28, 2011: FC Barcelona's Pedro Rodriguez celebrates scoring the first goal against Manchester United during the UEFA Champions League Final at Wembley Stadium. (Photo by Chris Brunskill/Propaganda)

Barcelona forward Pedro has been linked with a move to replace Raheem Sterling at Liverpool, and Jack Lusby says this would be a significant signing.
WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - Saturday, April 25, 2015: Liverpool's Dejan Lovren applauds the supporters after the goal-less draw against West Bromwich Albion during the Premier League match at the Hawthorns. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

As the Liverpool squad return to training ahead of their warm-up fixtures, Jack Lusby highlights five players who need to impress this pre-season.
SOFIA, BULGARIA - Wednesday, November 26, 2014: Liverpool's Oviemuno Ejaria Sheyi Ojo in action against PFC Ludogorets Razgrad during the UEFA Youth League Group B match at the Georgi Asparuhov Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

With plenty of new faces brought in at Liverpool so far this summer, Henry Jackson selects three Reds stars who should spend next season on loan.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, March 1, 2015: Liverpool's Adam Lallana celebrates his side's 2-1 victory over Manchester City during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

After a flat debut campaign, Adam Lallana must meet expectations and take on a leading role to become a key man for Liverpool this term, writes Ben Twelves.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, May 16, 2015: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard waves goodbye to the supporters after his final game for the Reds at Anfield during the Premier League match against Crystal Palace. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Following on from his 1970-1990 feature, Jeff Goulding continues to discuss the hardest goodbyes Liverpool supporters have made in the past 25 years.
SWANSEA, WALES - Monday, May 19, 2014: England's Danny Ings in action against Wales during the 2015 UEFA European Under-21 Championship Qualifying Group 1 match at the Liberty Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

With much focus on who else Liverpool will bring in up front this summer, Henry Jackson looks at how Danny Ings' first season at Anfield may pan out.

Next up in our Liverpool Lifetime XI challenge series is This is Anfield feature writer and match reporter Henry Jackson, with a 21st century selection.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, March 1, 2015: Liverpool supporters' banners of Bill Shankly and Ronnie Moran in action against Manchester City during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda) [general pic]

On the unveiling of Steven Gerrard as an LA Galaxy player, Jeff Goulding looks back at the hardest goodbyes he made as a Liverpool fan between 1970 & 1990.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, February 23, 2008: Liverpool's goalkeeper Jose Pepe Reina in action against Middlesbrough during the Premiership match at Anfield. (Photo by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Ben Twelves takes a light-hearted pick of his favourite Liverpool team featuring only those who struggled for hair during their Anfield days.
02.08.2011, Imtech Arena, Hamburg, GER, FSP, Hamburger SV (GER) vs Valencia FC (ESP) im Bild Einzelaktion Heung Min Son (Hamburg #15) ..// during friendly match Hamburger SV (GER) vs Valencia FC (ESP) on 2011/08/02, Imtech Arena, Hamburg EXPA Pictures © 2011, PhotoCredit: EXPA/ nph/ Witke ****** out of GER / CRO / BEL ******

As Ian Ayre plans to expand towards Asia in the future, Jack Lusby suggests 5 Asian players who could help build the Reds' brand, including Son Heung-Min.
13.08.2011, Wirsol Rhein-Neckar-Arena, Sinsheim, GER, 1.FBL, TSG 1899 Hoffenheim vs BvB Borussia Dortmund, Roberto FIRMINO (BRA), 1899 Hoffenheim am Ball..// during the match from GER, 1.FBL,TSG 1899 Hoffenheim vs BvB Borussia Dortmund on 2011/08/13, Wirsol Rhein-Neckar-Arena, Sinsheim, Germany..EXPA Pictures © 2011, PhotoCredit: EXPA/ nph/ A.Huber ****** out of GER / CRO / BEL ******

The signing of £29 million Brazilian midfielder Roberto Firmino has changed the game for Liverpool in the transfer market, writes Sean Duffy.

The latest challenger in our Liverpool Lifetime XI series is Simon Collings, who selects a 90s-dominated lineup including Rob Jones and Danny Murphy. Lifetime XI...
Liverpool, England - Sunday, August 19, 2007: Liverpool's Fernando Torres celebrates scoring the opening goal against Chelsea during the Premiership match at Anfield. (Photo by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Saturday marks exactly eight years since Liverpool signed Fernando Torres from Atletico Madrid, and here Henry Jackson selects El Nino's 10 best Reds goals.
28.08.2010, Estadio La Rosaleda, Malaga, ESP, Primera Division, FC Malaga vs FC Valencia, im Bild Salomon Rondon the Malaga forward in action. EXPA Pictures © 2010, PhotoCredit: EXPA/ M. Gunn

Zenit St. Petersburg centre-forward Salomon Rondon is on Liverpool's list of targets this summer, and Jack Lusby explores what he could bring to Anfield.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Saturday, September 20, 2014: Liverpool's Javier Manquillo in action against West Ham United during the Premier League match at Upton Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

On the news that Javier Manquillo's loan is set to be cancelled, guest writer John Hablitz argues why Liverpool should keep the Spanish right-back.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Sunday, April 19, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers during the FA Cup Semi-Final match against Aston Villa at Wembley Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

With the summer transfer window open, and plenty of business already done, Henry Jackson outlines four areas Liverpool must strengthen next.

The latest in our Liverpool Lifetime XI challenge series is This is Anfield columnist Aaron Cutler, whose lineup is a feast of modern-era talent.
SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - Saturday, January 10, 2015: Liverpool's Lazar Markovic in action against Sunderland during the Premier League match at the Stadium of Light. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Speculation has surfaced over a potential Anfield exit for Lazar Markovic this transfer window, but Ben Twelves argues that he must stay at Liverpool.
HARVARD, USA - Thursday, July 24, 2014: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers with first team coach Mike Marsh and assistant manager Colin Pascoe during a preseason training session at the Harvard Stadium in Boston on day four of the club's USA Tour. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

In less than four weeks, Brendan Rodgers has gone from a seemingly perilous position to being the one who will decide his own fate at Anfield.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Saturday, April 4, 2015: Liverpool's Emre Can in action against Arsenal during the Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium. (Pic by Chris Brunskill/Propaganda)

With just over a month to go before the beginning of the 2015/16 Premier League season, Jack Lusby makes 10 predictions for Liverpool's summer.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Sunday, April 17, 2011: Liverpool's Dirk Kuyt celebrates scoring an injury time equalising goal from the penalty spot against Arsenal during the Premiership match at the Emirates Stadium. (Photo by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Numerous Liverpool players down the years have split opinion among fans, and Henry Jackson takes a look at some of the most divisive Reds stars.

We get the lowdown on Sean O'Driscoll, who is to be appointed as Liverpool's new assistant manager.

From disillusioned to optimistic, the signings of Roberto Fimino and Nathaniel Clyne have given us positivity ahead of the new season, writes Craig Hannan. View...
Jordon Ibe has returned from loan at Derby in excellent form (Photo: David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

With one likely to leave this summer and the other lauded as the new saviour, Aaron Cutler discusses the danger in comparing Raheem Sterling and Jordon Ibe.
05.12.2012, Stadio Friuli, Udine, ITA, UEFA EL, Udinese Calcio vs FC Liverpool, Gruppe A, Training, FC Liverpool, im Bild Schriftzug "UEFA Europa League", steht die zweithoechste Spielklasse der UEFa vor dem aus? // Banner "UEFA Europa League", is the second highest division of UEFA out before? during Training of Liverpool FC before the UEFA Europa League group A match between Udinese Calcio and Liverpool FC at the Stadio Friuli, Udinese, Italy on 2012/12/05. EXPA Pictures © 2012, PhotoCredit: EXPA/ Juergen Feichter

Liverpool are set for another season away from Champions League football and will instead join the Europa League at the group stage next season.

Next up to take the Liverpool lifetime XI is Paddock season ticket holder Dan Holland. Lifetime XI challenge rules: Pick a team of players that...
LONDON, ENGLAND - Saturday, June 2, 2012: England's James Milner in action against Belgium during the International Friendly match at Wembley. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

With James Milner given Liverpool's famous number seven jersey, Henry Jackson wonders if the 29-year-old will struggle like others have in the shirt. Many of...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, May 2, 2015: Liverpool's Raheem Sterling in action against Queens Park Rangers during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Selling Raheem Sterling for £50 million would not impact Liverpool like the sale of Luis Suarez did, argues guest writer John Hablitz.

Following persistent links with Real Madrid's Asier Illarramendi, Jack Lusby explores whether the Spanish midfielder is the right addition for Liverpool.