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OSLO, NORWAY - Wednesday, August 7, 2013: Liverpool's Fabio Borini looks dejected after missing a chance against Valerenga during a preseason friendly match at the Ullevaal Stadion. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool’s uninspired front line against Sunderland on Saturday proved why Fabio Borini must come in for a start against FC Basel, writes Jack Lusby. Saturday's...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, December 6, 2014: Liverpool's Rickie Lambert shows his frustration at the assistant referee as his side are held to a goal-less draw against Sunderland during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Following Saturday’s disappointing goalless stalemate against Gus Poyet’s Sunderland, Ben Twelves picks out some talking points from the fixture. Liverpool 0-0 Sunderland, Anfield, 6th December Liverpool’s mini-revival...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, November 29, 2014: Liverpool's substitute captain Steven Gerrard during the Premier League match against Stoke City at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool host Sunderland at Anfield on Saturday as they begin another busy week in the fixture schedule meaning Brendan Rodgers will have to rotate...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, November 29, 2014: Liverpool's substitute captain Steven Gerrard during the Premier League match against Stoke City at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Playing a bit-part role for Liverpool in their win over Stoke City on Saturday, Jack Lusby believes this is the way forward for Steven...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, December 1, 2012: Liverpool's Raheem Sterling in action against Southampton's Nathaniel Clyne during the Premiership match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool are reportedly interested in Southampton right-back Nathaniel Clyne, and this would be a wise but expensive move, writes Jack Lusby After a successful international...
LILLE, FRANCE - Thursday, October 23, 2014: Lille OSC's Divock Origi in action against Everton during the UEFA Europa League Group H match at Stade Pierre-Mauroy. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Divock Origi’s performance for Belgium against Wales on Sunday night proved why he should remain at Lille this season, writes Jack Lusby. Despite some sparkling...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, October 22, 2014: Liverpool's Lazar Markovic in action against Real Madrid CF's Isco during the UEFA Champions League Group B match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

With Liverpool linked with a move for Real Madrid midfielder Isco, Jack Lusby believes that this wouldn’t address the problems in the squad. With the...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, October 25, 2014: Liverpool's Mario Balotelli looks dejected as his side draw 0-0 with Hull City during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Mario Balotelli made it eight games without a goal in the 0-0 draw with Hull City on Saturday, but Liverpool's set up didn't help...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, October 22, 2014: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard looks dejected as Real Madrid CF score the second goal during the UEFA Champions League Group B match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

A pair of powerfully composed displays by Real Madrid midfield duo Luka Modric and Toni Kroos emphasised Liverpool’s lack of composure, writes Jack Lusby. At...

Two giants of European Football meet on Wednesday night at Anfield for their third game in Group B of the Champions League. Ben Twelves...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, September 13, 2014: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers against Aston Villa during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

September’s international break had devastating consequences on Brendan Rodgers’ Liverpool as they lost key players and slumped into bad form that saw them win...
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Monday, August 25, 2014: Liverpool's Steven Gerrard looks dejected during the Premier League match at the City of Manchester Stadium. (Pic by Chris Brunskill/Propaganda)

Much was made of Steven Gerrard’s return to the Liverpool attack in Saturday’s win against West Brom with many happy to see the club...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Tuesday, September 16, 2014: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard celebrates scoring the second goal after his injury time penalty sealed a 2-1 victory over PFC Ludogorets Razgrad during the UEFA Champions League Group B match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

A Steven Gerrard cameo, in his old No. 10 role in Liverpool’s win over West Bromwich Albion, showed signs of promise for the club,...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, September 27, 2014: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers during the Premier League match against Everton at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

A lot of things happened on Saturday. Some of these things were ridiculous. Some of these things were bizarre. But mostly, these things pointed...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, October 1, 2011: Liverpool's Luis Alberto Suarez Diaz in action against Everton's Phil Jagielka during the Premiership match at Goodison Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

As Liverpool welcome Merseyside rivals Everton to Anfield on Saturday, Jack Lusby talks to Everton writer Matt Cheetham ahead of the Premier League clash. The...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, August 17, 2014: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers before the Premier League match against Southampton at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Injuries and a squad full of talent means Brendan Rodgers is set to shuffle his pack for the visit of Aston Villa on Saturday....
LONDON, ENGLAND - Sunday, August 31, 2014: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers against Tottenham Hotspur during the Premier League match at White Hart Lane. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Brendan Rodgers' Liverpool face Aston Villa on Saturday evening as they return to Premier League action. Ben Twelves takes a look at an interesting...

Liverpool capped an impressive summer transfer window with the acquisition of Mario Balotelli. We take a look at the best and worst summer windows...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, April 13, 2014: Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho Correia celebrates scoring the winning third goal against Manchester City with team-mates captain Steven Gerrard and Jon Flanagan during the Premiership match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Ahead of Liverpool’s Premier League encounter with Manchester City on Monday night, Jack Lusby selects his combined XI from the two sides. Manchester City vs....
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, April 13, 2014: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard in action against Manchester City's James Milner during the Premiership match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool head to the Etihad Stadium on Monday night where they face the first mouth-watering clash of the new Premier League season. Ben Twelves...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, March 30, 2014: Liverpool's Martin Skrtel celebrates his side's 4-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur during the Premiership match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

The latest Monday Night Football debate saw Jamie Carragher and Gary Neville discuss the modern back four. Here, Jack Lusby asks if Liverpool are...
LONDON, ENGLAND - Sunday, April 6, 2014: Liverpool's Lucas Leiva celebrates with manager Brendan Rodgers after beating West Ham United 2-1 during the Premiership match at Upton Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

The inclusion of Lucas Leiva against Southampton on Sunday was a rare tactical mistake by Brendan Rodgers, writes Jack Lusby. In the build-up to Sunday’s...
WIGAN, ENGLAND - Saturday, December 3, 2011: Arsenal's Alex Song in action against Wigan Athletic during the Premiership match at the DW Stadium. (Pic by Vegard Grott/Propaganda)

Barcelona midfielder Alex Song has been made available on a “free loan”, reports claim. Jack Lusby believes this is an ideal opportunity for Liverpool. With...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, August 17, 2014: Liverpool's Raheem Sterling celebrates scoring the first goal against Southampton during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Brendan Rodgers recently compared Raheem Sterling's goal against Man City in pre-season to that of a finish akin to Lionel Messi. Jack Lusby believes...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, August 10, 2014: Liverpool's Dejan Lovren celebrates scoring the second goal against Borussia Dortmund during a preseason friendly match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Following Brendan Rodgers’ comments after Dejan Lovren's debut on Sunday, Jack Lusby asks whether the Croatian is the Jamie Carragher replacement Liverpool have been...
CHARLOTTE, USA - Saturday, August 2, 2014: Liverpool take on AC Milan during the International Champions Cup Group B match at the Bank of America Stadium on day thirteen of the club's USA Tour. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

After Liverpool flew home from their USA tour as they undergo their final preparations for the new season, Ben Twelves discusses how the trip...
COPENHAGEN, DENMARK - Wednesday, July 16, 2014: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers during a preseason friendly match against Brøndby at Brøndby Stadion. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Adam Griffies explains his positivity despite losing Luis Suarez, and opines that we don't need to replace the Uruguayan with an out-and-out goalscorer. Daniel Sturridge and Luis...
COPENHAGEN, DENMARK - Wednesday, July 16, 2014: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers against Brondby IF during a preseason friendly match at Brøndby Stadion. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

As Brendan Rodgers looks to utilise more of his squad in Liverpool’s second pre-season game against Preston North End, Jack Lusby selects three performances...
COPENHAGEN, DENMARK - Wednesday, July 16, 2014: Liverpool's players line up for a team group photograph before a preseason friendly match against Brøndby IF at Brøndby Stadion. Back row L-R: Daniel Agger, goalkeeper Brad Jones, Tiago Ilori, Martin Kelly, Jordan Rossiter. Front row L-R: Brad Smith, 'Suso' Jesus Joaquin Fernandez Saenz De La Torre, Lucas Leiva, Fabio Borini, Philippe Coutinho Correia, Joao Carlos Teixeira. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool kicked off their pre-season with a 2-1 defeat to Brondby in Copenhagen on Wednesday night. Here, Jack Lusby runs the rule on the...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, April 13, 2014: Liverpool's Raheem Sterling celebrates scoring the first goal against Manchester City with team-mate Luis Suarez during the Premiership match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Jim Fishlock reflects on Luis Suarez's departure and looks at how LFC can replace the mercurial forward. As the deal that we all knew was...

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LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, April 13, 2014: Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho Correia celebrates scoring the winning third goal against Manchester City with team-mates captain Steven Gerrard and Jon Flanagan during the Premiership match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Two years ago Liverpool signed star midfielder Philippe Coutinho. Now, Jack Lusby says he is Brendan Rodgers’ best signing so far. This week marks two...