KLOPP’S LAST GAME SOUVENIR

Midfield trio to leave, Klopp “loves” Lavia & Firmino trains – Latest LFC News

Wednesday’s Liverpool news featured confirmation of three departures, links to a Southampton teenager and a certain Brazilian back in full training.

 

Milner, Oxlade-Chamberlain & Keita to leave

James Milner, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Naby Keita will all leave Liverpool on a free transfer this summer.

The three midfielders had been expected to depart the club upon the expiry of their contracts at the end of the campaign and the club have now confirmed that this will be the case.

It means that Saturday’s clash with Aston Villa will present the opportunity for an Anfield farewell for at least four senior players after Roberto Firmino‘s departure was confirmed earlier this season.

Jurgen Klopp had hinted in his post-Leicester press conference that there will be a “farewell around the game for a few players” on Saturday and that he hopes the Kop will “show the love” to each of the squad members saying their goodbyes.

Goalkeeper Adrian‘s contract is also set to expire at the conclusion of 2022/23, but there has been no mention of an upcoming exit for the Spaniard as of yet.

 

Klopp “loves” Lavia & De Zerbi drops Mac Allister hint

2M90NC7 Brighton's Alexis Mac Allister with World Cup winners medal and replica cup acknowledges fans before the Brighton v Liverpool game 14th January 2023

  • Belgian football journalist Sacha Tavolieri has told Redmen TV that Liverpool could make a move for Romeo Lavia this summer
  • Brighton boss Roberto De Zerbi has admitted there is a possibility that key players will be sold this summer amid rumours linking Alexis Mac Allister with a move to Liverpool

 

Latest Liverpool FC news

LEICESTER, ENGLAND - Monday, May 15, 2023: Liverpool's Roberto Firmino celebrates with supporters after the FA Premier League match between Leicester City FC and Liverpool FC at the King Power Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

  • interlive have suggested that Liverpool are emerging as a contender for Nicolo Barella’s signature, although those reports aren’t from a particularly strong source

  • Xabi Alonso has ruled out an imminent return to the Premier League as a manager despite interest from a number of clubs

 

Around the grounds

LEICESTER, ENGLAND - Monday, May 15, 2023: Liverpool's Cody Gakpo (C) is challenged by Leicester City's Boubakary Soumaré (R) during the FA Premier League match between Leicester City FC and Liverpool FC at the King Power Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

  • Leicester are set to push ahead with their pre-season plans, including a friendly with Liverpool, despite their overhanging threat of relegation (Daily Mail)

  • Sheikh Jassim has placed an improved bid to purchase Man United from the Glazer family, in case you’re not bored of that takeover saga yet (Sky Sports)

  • Pep Guardiola says his legacy is already “exceptional” despite not yet lifting the Champions League with Man City, even if he does say so himself (BBC)

 

Video of the day and match of the night

Get yourself mentally prepared for Bobby’s Anfield goodbye this weekend by watching this incredible footage from the King Power on Monday night.

If you can face the prospect of seeing Man City get to a second Champions League final then you can catch the second leg of their semi-final with Real Madrid live on BT Sport 1 from 7pm (BST).

All Madrid, aren’t we?

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