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Watch: Steven Gerrard Lays Down Challenge To Liverpool’s Daniel Sturridge

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 30: (THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Steven Gerrard of LA Galaxy competes with Daniel Sturridge of Liverpool during a training session at Melwood Training Ground on November 30, 2015 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Andrew Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)

While Liverpool’s youngsters impressed during the sides laboured 1-0 FA Cup win against Plymouth on Wednesday night, the more senior players struggled. Daniel Sturridge in particular failed to live up to expectations which, off the back of his poor showing in the EFL Cup against Southampton last week (and subsequent total omission from the side that faced Manchester United on Sunday), …

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How Liverpool’s Youngsters Performed As Reds Enter Fourth Round

PLYMOUTH, ENGLAND - JANUARY 18: Ben Woodburn of Liverpool controls the ball during The Emirates FA Cup Third Round Replay match between Plymouth Argyle and Liverpool at Home Park on January 18, 2017 in Plymouth, England. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

One of the strongest arguments against Liverpool’s ability to sustain a title challenge this season has been the lack of depth within Jurgen Klopp’s squad. The German’s first eleven is as good as any in the league when in full flow, one or two omissions and the quality drops off dramatically. On Wednesday night in the FA Cup Klopp handed several …

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Liverpool To Play Matip Against Plymouth Despite Eligibility Confusion

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 11: Joel Matip of Liverpool and Andre Ayew of West Ham United compete for the ball during the Premier League match between Liverpool and West Ham United at Anfield on December 11, 2016 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

The bureaucracy involved behind the scenes of top level football can at times be extremely frustrating while on other occasions it is downright infuriating. For Liverpool’s fans and management right now it is likely the latter, as they wait for official confirmation on whether or not Joel Matip will be allowed to feature for Liverpool while the Africa Cup of …

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Analysis: Mourinho And Klopp Showed Why They’re Top Managers While Guardiola Struggled

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It was promoted as ‘Merseyside vs Manchester’ by Sky Sports, but in truth London was the real winner after Chelsea, Tottenham and Arsenal all comfortably won on Saturday. The top six looks like this after a significant weekend in the title race. Manchester City were an absolute shambles in the 4-0 defeat to Everton. John Stones had a nightmare return …

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FIFA Adds More Confusion To Joel Matip’s Eligibility Situation At Liverpool

SWANSEA, WALES - OCTOBER 01: (THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Joel Matip of Liverpool before the Premier League match between Swansea City and Liverpool at Liberty Stadium on October 1, 2016 in Swansea, Wales. (Photo by John Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)

Having been forced to sit out Liverpool’s 1-1 draw at Manchester United on Sunday, FIFA have  finally intervened on the Joel Matip argument. Sort of. The Cameroonian international has chosen to “retire” from international football at the age of 25, thereby rejecting a call-up to his national side for the African Cup of Nations, even though he was threatened with sanctions …

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José Mourinho And Jürgen Klopp Explain Their Touchline Row During Man Utd V Liverpool

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JANUARY 15: Jose Mourinho manager of Manchester United and Jurgen Klopp manager of Liverpool argue on the touchline the Premier League match between Manchester United and Liverpool at Old Trafford on January 15, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Manchester United faced Liverpool at Old Trafford on Sunday in a match that, while relatively competitive, was somewhat tame for the most part. However, there was one moment of bristliness near the very end as respective managers José Mourinho and Jürgen Klopp squared off in disagreement on the touchline. The row in question came as Ander Herrera was adjudged to have …

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Watch: Things Get Very Feisty Between Jose Mourinho And Jurgen Klopp On The Old Trafford Sideline

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Manchester United’s draw with Liverpool was a tense affair and the aggression spilt over to the sideline in the final minutes with Mourinho and Klopp butting horns. Ander Herrera “took one for the team” late in the game when he pulled back Roberto Firmino as the Brazilian galloped towards the United goal. The Liverpool attacker turned and appeared to push …

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Liverpool Fans Vent Their Fury At FIFA As Red Tape Rules Joel Matip Out Of Man United Match

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 16: Joel Matip of Liverpool during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on September 16, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill - AMA/Getty Images)

Liverpool will have to face Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday without defender Joel Matip. Jurgen Klopp had hoped to include the Cameroonian international in the side, or in the matchday squad at the very least, to face Man United in what would have been his first appearance since mid-December, but they have been unable to receive clarification from …

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Henrikh Mkhitaryan Explains How Jurgen Klopp Convinced Him To Join Dortmund Over Liverpool

DORTMUND, GERMANY - SEPTEMBER 15: Head coach Juergen Klopp and Henrikh Mkhitaryan of Borussia Dortmund attends a press conference ahead of their UEFA Champions League first Round against Arsenal FC at Signal Iduna Park on SEPTEMBER 15, 2014 in Dortmund, Germany. (Photo by Alexandre Simoes/Borussia Dortmund/Getty Images)

Henrikh Mkhitaryan will face off against Liverpool with Manchester United on Sunday, but were it not for a meeting with Jurgen Klopp in 2013 his career could have taken a very different path. Mkhitaryan was on the way out at Shakhtar Donetsk, with three clubs – namely Liverpool, Tottenham and Dortmund – chasing his signature, but despite having phone calls …

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