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Liverpool Clearout Set To Begin With Four Imminent Depatures

BLACKBURN, ENGLAND - JULY 19: Lazar Markovic of Liverpool at Ewood Park on July 19, 2018 in Blackburn, England. (Photo by James Williamson - AMA/Getty Images)

Liverpool look set to trim a few players from the wage bill in the next couple of days. With the bulk of the Reds’ transfer incomings completed (possibly all of it, even), attention for the last few weeks of the window has been turned towards cutting some players from the squad. Jurgen Klopp has been pretty vocal about the need …

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Ireland Prospect Patrick Bamford Close To Completing £10m Leeds Move

MIDDLESBROUGH, ENGLAND - MARCH 02: Patrick Bamford of Middlesbrough during the Sky Bet Championship match between Middlesbrough and Leeds United at Riverside Stadium on March 2, 2018 in Middlesbrough, England. (Photo by James Williamson - AMA/Getty Images)

Middlesbrough striker Patrick Bamford looks set to complete a move to Leeds United in the very near future. Multiple reports have suggested that the former Chelsea forward is on the verge of completing a move to Boro’s Championship rivals, for a deal that could be worth as much as £10m. Leeds United have agreed a fee with Middlesbrough for striker Patrick Bamford. …

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Manchester United Had A Nine-Man Centre-Back Transfer Wishlist

ANN ARBOR, MI - JULY 28: Manager José Mourinho of Manchester United speaks with the media after a 4-1 loss to Liverpool during the International Champions Cup 2018 match at Michigan Stadium on July 28, 2018 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/International Champions Cup/Getty Images)

Harry Maguire was one of nine names considered by Manchester United to fill their central defensive void this summer. Reports this week suggested that the Leicester City and England defender had surged to the top of Man United’s wishlist, and that the Red Devils were intensifying their efforts to bring the centre-back to Old Trafford before the transfer deadline passes. …

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Jurgen Klopp Praises ‘Not Normal’ Xherdan Shaqiri After Strong Liverpool Debut

Xherdan Shaqiri (23) of Liverpool celebrates after a goal during an International Champions Cup match between Manchester United and Liverpool at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan USA, on Wednesday, July 28, 2018. (Photo by Amy Lemus/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was full of praise for Xherdan Shaqiri’s first Reds impression on Saturday night. The Swiss international entered the fray in the second half during Liverpool’s pre-season friendly against Manchester United in Michigan, going on to assist Daniel Sturridge’s goal before scoring himself with a tremendous overhead kick late on in the 4-1 win. _____ Shaqiri only joined up …

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Celtic Slash Rangers Parkhead Ticket Allocation In Retaliation Measure

GLASGOW - MARCH 8: General view of Celtic Park taken during the Scottish Premier League match between Glasgow Celtic and Glasgow Rangers held on March 8, 2003 at Celtic Park, in Glasgow, Scotland. Celtic won the match 1-0. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Celtic have announced plans to allocate just 800 tickets for Rangers fans in the first Glasgow derby to be played at Parkhead this season. The reigning Scottish Premiership champions have taken the step in retaliation for a similar measure announced by their city rivals, who reduced Celtic’s usual allocation from roughly 7,000 to less than 1,000 due to “overwhelming season …

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Jurgen Klopp Responds To Jose Mourinho’s Early-Season Mind Games

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - JULY 25: Coach Jürgen Klopp during the press conference after the game between Liverpool and Manchester City at MetLife Stadium on July 25, 2018 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Al Bello/International Champions Cup/Getty Images)

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has shrugged off Jose Mourinho’s suggestion that the Reds have to win the Premier League title this season. Liverpool have spent roughly £170m this summer in recruiting Naby Keita, Fabinho, Xherdan Shaqiri and Alisson Becker to Anfield this summer – leading to Mourino’s assertion that the demand on Liverpool to end that near-three decade wait for …

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Shane Lowry Shoots Brilliant 67 With Brother As Caddy

during the first round of the 147th Open Championship at Carnoustie Golf Club on July 19, 2018 in Carnoustie, Scotland.

Ireland’s Shane Lowry has given himself a huge boost in his bid to keep his PGA Tour Card. The Offaly man shot a fine round of 67 (-5) at the RBC Canadian Open in Ontario on Friday, jumping more than 55 places for a share of 12th place after the second round. The need for Lowry to have a strong tournament …

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