Klopp’s influence & Trent under the microscope – Monday’s Liverpool FC News

18 November 2019

We’re creeping closer to a return to domestic action, but for now international games take centre stage as well as the influence of Jurgen Klopp.


 

Klopp culture the key for Reds success

Jurgen Klopp has been a massive factor in Liverpool’s upward turn in fortunes; of that there can be no doubt.

Even so, the level of impact he has had at the club is enormously impressive, with his brand of positivity and determination to win having seeped into every player and supporter.

And his approach to management has been hailed by two absolutely critical members of the first-team squad: Virgil van Dijk and Roberto Firmino.

Praise doesn’t come much more relevant than from those two – and the latter also speaks about his own positional changes.

 

International wrap

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Saturday, October 19, 2019: Liverpool's substitute Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain during the FA Premier League match between Manchester United FC and Liverpool FC at Old Trafford. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

We are still in the international break, with several players still to feature.

In case you missed anything over the weekend, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain continued his massive upturn in fortunes, while Van Dijk departed from the Netherlands squad early.

On Monday, there’s not much from a Liverpool perspective to worry about, but our Brazilian contingent are in action on Tuesday.

 

Youth progress a point of discussion

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, October 27, 2019: Liverpool's Trent Alexander-Arnold during the FA Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Tottenham Hotspur FC at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

We’re always looking to the future at Liverpool, whether that’s with refining Academy processes, investing in personnel or making sure the pathway from youth to first-team level is as open as possible.

 

Quickfire LFC news

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, November 10, 2019: Liverpool's Georginio Wijnaldum during the FA Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Manchester City FC at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

 

Around the Prem

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, September 26, 2018: Chelsea's Willian Borges da Silva (centre) and Liverpool's Nathaniel Clyne (left) and Xherdan Shaqiri (right) during the Football League Cup 3rd Round match between Liverpool FC and Chelsea FC at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

  • Leicester duo Johnny Evans and Caglar Soyuncu are on Man City‘s January wishlist (Sky Sports)

 

Stupid decisions of the day

Former Everton director of football Steve Walsh says he had Andy Robertson and Harry Maguire lined up for the Blues for £20 million – but the club said no.

 

Tweet of the day

 

What we’re reading

The Telegraph‘s Jason Burt asks if Harry Kane should be considering a Tottenham departure.

 

Worth watching tonight

Argentina vs. Uruguay is a friendly which should be anything but, kicking off at 7:15pm. On the qualifier front, Spain vs. Romania or Republic of Ireland vs. Denmark are the pick of the Euro 2020 action. Both start at 7:45pm.

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