Opinion

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

While Jurgen Klopp will be looking for proven talent on the wings this summer, Rennes' 18-year-old star Ousmane Dembele should also be a target.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Sunday, March 6, 2016: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp celebrates his side's injury time 2-1 victory over Crystal Palace during the Premier League match at Selhurst Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool's victory at Crystal Palace was further proof of the belief and winning edge that Jurgen Klopp has instilled in his players.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Boxing Day, Saturday, December 26, 2015: Leicester City's manager Claudio Ranieri before the Premier League match against Liverpool at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

It was another weekend of dramatic, unpredictable action in the Premier League.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Sunday, March 6, 2016: Liverpool's Christian Benteke celebrates scoring the winning second goal against Crystal Palace from a penalty kick with team-mate Emre Can during the Premier League match at Selhurst Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Emre Can was at his commanding best in the Reds' 2-1 win at Crystal Palace on Sunday, leading Liverpool especially when down to 10 men.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Sunday, March 6, 2016: Liverpool's Roberto Firmino celebrates scoring the first goal against Crystal Palace during the Premier League match at Selhurst Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool recorded a third successive league win for the first time this season,with a sweet last-gasp victory over Alan Pardew’s Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Sunday, March 6, 2016: Liverpool's Christian Benteke celebrates scoring the winning second goal against Crystal Palace from a penalty kick with team-mate Emre Can during the Premier League match at Selhurst Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool recovered to snatch a last minute victory against bogey side Crystal Palace.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, September 27, 2014: Liverpool's Lazar Markovic in action against Everton during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

With Lazar Markovic set to return to Liverpool at the end of the his loan spell with Fenerbahce, Jurgen Klopp will be welcoming back a real talent.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Thursday, February 25, 2016: Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge in action against FC Augsburg during the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 1st Leg match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

We take a look at how Jurgen Klopp could line up his Reds for Sunday’s clash against Crystal Palace, with some tough decisions facing the Liverpool boss.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, March 2, 2016: Liverpool's Adam Lallana scelebrates scoring the first goal against Manchester City during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

The Premier League once again dominates our screens this weekend.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Tuesday, April 8, 2008: Liverpool's Spion Kop before the UEFA Champions League Quarter-Final 2nd Leg match against Arsenal at Anfield. (Photo by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Sitting just six points from fourth place and in the last-16 of the Europa League, the Reds have two possible routes into the Champions League, but which offers the most likely way in is up for debate.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, March 2, 2016: Liverpool's Divock Origi in action against Manchester City during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Taking Daniel Sturridge's place in the Liverpool starting lineup on Wednesday night, Divock Origi was central to the Reds' 3-0 win over Manchester City.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, March 2, 2016: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp and Manchester City's manager Manuel Pellegrini during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Wednesday night’s emphatic 3-0 victory over Man City was as sweet as it was vital for Liverpool, with a big three points exacting the perfect revenge and reigniting the Reds’ hopes of securing a top four finish.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, March 2, 2016: Liverpool's Adam Lallana scelebrates scoring the first goal against Manchester City during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool produced an exceptional all-round display on their return to the Premier League on Wednesday night, thrashing Manchester City 3-0 at Anfield.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, March 2, 2016: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp celebrates with Kolo Toure after the 3-0 victory over Manchester City during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool went some way to avenging Sunday's League Cup final defeat by putting a big dent in Man City's title hopes.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Sunday, February 28, 2016: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp speaks with Divock Origi as his hide prepare for extra-time against Manchester City during the Football League Cup Final match at Wembley Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Jurgen Klopp is set make numerous changes to his Liverpool team as his Reds look to take revenge against Man City in the Premier League.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Tuesday, May 8, 2012: Liverpool's Daniel Agger celebrates scoring the third goal as Chelsea's Fernando Torres looks dejected during the final home Premiership match of the season at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool host Man City in the Premier League on Wednesday just three days after the League Cup final.

With Alberto Moreno coming under fire following a downturn in form in 2016, Jurgen Klopp may be looking to address his problems at left-back.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Sunday, February 28, 2016: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp and Manchester City's manager Manuel Pellegrini during the Football League Cup Final match at Wembley Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Match-winners may cost a lot, but when it comes to winning trophies and big games, they are absolutely priceless.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Sunday, February 28, 2016: Liverpool's goalkeeper Simon Mignolet looks dejected after picking up his runners-up medal after losing on penalties to Manchester City during the Football League Cup Final match at Wembley Stadium. (Pic by John Walton/Pool/Propaganda)

Simon Mignolet's performance in Liverpool's League Cup final defeat to Manchester City showed a balance of mediocrity and brilliance that echoes through the Reds' squad.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Sunday, February 28, 2016: Liverpool's Lucas Leiva looks dejected after losing in the penalty shoot-out to Manchester City during the Football League Cup Final match at Wembley Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Having witnessed Liverpool’s agonising League Cup Final shoot-out defeat to Man City at Wembley, Ben Twelves writes how the Reds must use the hurt of Sunday’s loss as the motivation for future success.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Sunday, February 28, 2016: Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho Correia looks dejected after missing a penalty in the shoot-out against Manchester City during the Football League Cup Final match at Wembley Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool's trophy hopes were ended at Wembley on Sunday evening as they lost on penalties to Man City in the League Cup final.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Sunday, February 28, 2016: Liverpool players before the Football League Cup Final match against Manchester City at Wembley Stadium. (Pic by Jason Roberts/Pool/Propaganda)

Following Liverpool's heartbreaking defeat to Man City, we assess the performance of each Reds player.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Monday, January 25, 2016: Liverpool supporters in Kop stand before kick-off of the Football League Cup Semi-Final 2nd Leg match against Stoke City at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

As Liverpool take on Manchester City in Sunday's League Cup final, the fervour of the Merseyside support will be matched in California, writes Alex Malone.
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)

We take a look at how Jurgen Klopp is expected to line up his Liverpool team as the Reds search for silverware against Man City in the League Cup final at Wembley.
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)

Drawn against Manchester United in the last 16 of the Europa League, Liverpool have been given the chance to confront their wretched form against Louis van Gaal's side.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Boxing Day, Saturday, December 26, 2015: Leicester City's manager Claudio Ranieri before the Premier League match against Liverpool at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Following a solid but unspectacular showing in our last outing, we are back with five Premier League predictions.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Thursday, February 25, 2016: Liverpool's James Milner celebrates scoring the first goal against FC Augsburg from the penalty kick during the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 1st Leg match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Sealing their place in the last-16 of the Europa League with a dominant display, it was a case of a job well done from Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool but finishing must improve in Sunday’s League Cup final.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Thursday, February 25, 2016: Liverpool's James Milner in action against FC Augsburg during the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 1st Leg match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool scraped past Augsburg in the first knock-out round of the Europa League, after James Milner's penalty gave the Redmen a narrow 1-0 win over two legs.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Thursday, February 25, 2016: Liverpool's players line up for a team group photograph before the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 1st Leg match against FC Augsburg at Anfield. Back row L-R: Mamadou Sakho, goalkeeper Simon Mignolet, Roberto Firmino, Nathaniel Clyne, Emre Can, Daniel Sturridge. Front row L-R: Alberto Moreno, James Milner, captain Jordan Henderson, Lucas Leiva, Philippe Coutinho Correia. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Following Liverpool's win against FC Augsburg, we assess the performance of each Reds player.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Monday, January 25, 2016: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp before the Football League Cup Semi-Final 2nd Leg match against Stoke City at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

A new series on This Is Anfield - here, we talk team selection for the two huge games this week.