Shaqiri sends a message to Jurgen Klopp as Liverpool boss muses rotation
Having started the Premier League campaign with similar players in three consecutive matches, the club manager Jurgen Klopp looks forward to rotating his team in the next fixture against Leicester City when he admitted that his team “lost the plot”.
Xherdan Shakiri is anticipating to be called up by his manager ahead of his teammates at the King Power Stadium come this weekend.
The Switzerland international has so far been restricted to just eight-minute walk-on from the bench all through the opening weekend win over the Hammers.
The former Stoke City player has affirmed that the team needed a little rivalry in the various positions because it makes them better and makes them stronger so he looks forward to the season and he’s happy to have his team starting the league very well.
Liverpool club supporters are currently looking below the table, with Tottenham Hotspurs getting their first win in Old Trafford since 2014 which place them in the second position.
The £13-million-star player spoke in the official Liverpool matchday program and believes that being unified with some former contemporaries has helped him settle at Melwood.
Shaqiri also claimed that he had known his boss while they were both in Germany and believes it was the right thing for him to be under the coach as a player in Liverpool shirt.
Club Legend Predicts Man Utd’s Transfer Plan Ahead Of January Window
Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville has revealed the club’s transfer plans ahead of the winter transfer window in the New Year.
In his recent interview as monitored by the Daily Mail, Gary Neville said that his former club will boost the playing squad when the transfer market reopens in the next one month.
According to the Manchester United legend, the Red Devils boss would be targeting a new attacker to boost his squad on the attacking front.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is expected to be backed by the club in the winter transfer window.
The Red Devils are expected to provide Solskjaer with the needed funds to prosecute the January transfer window.
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According to former Manchester United teammate Gary Neville, Solskjaer will go for a mobile attacker rather than a normal attacker in the January window.
He said that the Manchester United manager will be targeting mobile attackers like Roberto Firmino of Liverpool or Son Heung-Min of Tottenham Hotspur rather than normal attackers like former player Romelu Lukaku or Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa.
Solskjaer and his Manchester United players have struggled a bit since the start of the new Premier League season with just two wins to show for their troubles.
Liverpool Handed Major Injury Boost Ahead Of Genk Clash
Reigning European champions Liverpool have received a major boost on the injury front ahead of the upcoming Champions League clash with Belgian top flight outfit Genk.
Liverpool have been boosted by the return to training of star player Mohamed Salah ahead of the Genk game on Wednesday night.
The Egyptian international has been able to recover from the ankle injury that he sustained just before the recently concluded international break.
Salah copped the ankle injury after a tackle from Leicester City midfielder Hamza Choudhury during the second half of the game which ended in a 2-1 home win for Liverpool courtesy the late strike from Liverpool vice-captain James Milner on the stroke of full-time.
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The ankle injury forced Mohamed Salah to miss the Premier League clash between the Reds and Manchester United.
Without Salah in the Liverpool team, the Premier League leaders dropped points for the first time in the league this season.
Mohamed Salah played the previous eight games for Liverpool in the Premier League this season and they all ended in victories.
Manchester United were well on their way to a big win over a Liverpool team without Mohamed Salah before substitute Adam Lallana rescued the Reds with a late goal to secure a 1-1 draw.
Man Utd Legend Explains Why He Turned Down Job Offer
Former Manchester United defender Jaap Stam has revealed the reason behind him turning down the managerial job at Premier League club Newcastle United.
Jaap Stam talked about the Newcastle United job in his recent interview with Dutch media outlet Voetbal International.
According to him, it was difficult for him to leave his job at former Dutch champions Feyenoord for the Premier League.
He was offered the Newcastle United job in the summer shortly before Jaap Stam was made the permanent manager at Feyenoord.
The former Dutch international centre back was initially the interim manager at Feyenoord having been appointed towards the end of last season.
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He won six of the last seven games in the Dutch Eredivisie to help Feyenoord secure third place at the end of the previous campaign.
It was difficult for Jaap Stam to leave the Dutch club for a struggling team like Newcastle United in the Premier League.
He was previously linked with the job while Rafael Benitez was still the Newcastle United manager and his future at the club was in doubt.
Rafael Benitez’s contract ended this summer and the Magpies wanted Jaap Stam to replace him.
In the end, another former Manchester United player Steve Bruce was appointed the new Newcastle United boss.
Flop Signing Vows To Perform Better At Manchester United
Manchester United midfielder Fred has told the Red Devils Faithfuls to expect more from him this season despite the fact that some of the Manchester United fans have termed him to be a flop after an indifferent first campaign as a Manchester United player.
Brazilian international Fred joined the Red Devils from Ukrainian champions Shakhtar Donetsk last summer.
Manchester United paid around 52 million pounds to sign him at the start of last season as they snatched him from under the noses of City rivals and Premier League champions Manchester City.
The Premier League champions were on course to signing the Brazilian international midfielder before Manchester United hijacked the transfer.
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Fred has not been able to live up to his hefty price tag at Manchester United since his move to the Theatre of Dreams last year.
He’s the fifth most expensive signing in the history of Manchester United and the Brazilian has been restricted to just 15 Premier League starts since his transfer last summer.
Fred didn’t have the best of the first season at the club and he has assured Manchester United fans that there would be marked improvement this term via his latest interview granted at the end of the last league game against Liverpool at Old Trafford.
The Brazilian player has shown signs of improvement this season after starting eight games in all competitions.
He has played from the start in each of the last three games in all competitions.
Arsenal Fans Make Decision On Unai Emery After Premier League Clash vs Sheffield United
Arsenal fans are already fed up with the Unai Emery’s managerial era, showing this by venting their anger on the Spanish tactician in the aftermath of the loss to Sheffield United in the Premier League.
The Gunners were beaten 1-0 by Sheffield United in their week nine Premier League clash at Bramall Lane on Monday night.
After the game, scores of Arsenal fans took to their various social media accounts to speak their minds on the situation involving Unai Emery and the managerial position at the club.
In a poll ran by afcstuff on Twitter, almost 90% of the Arsenal fans said that the present Gunners manager is not the right man for the job.
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According to them, Unai Emery does not have what it takes to move the club forward.
The Arsenal fans went on to say that meeting this season’s target of Champions League qualification is in serious doubt with Unai Emery in charge of the team.
The Gunners faithfuls also mentioned names like current assistant manager Freddie Ljunberg and former Juventus boss Maximiliano Allgeri as possible candidates for Unai Emery if the Spanish tactician is relieved of his duties as the Arsenal manager.
Unai Emery has less than a year left on his contract at Arsenal.
What Unai Emery Said About Sheffield United Defeat
Arsenal manager Unai Emery was impressed with the performance of his players despite the result achieved against newly promoted side Sheffield United.
Unai Emery and his Arsenal players suffered a second defeat of the season in the Premier League following the 1-0 loss at the home of the Blades.
After the game, Unai Emery said that his players performed well and that they were unlucky to lose the Premier League clash against Sheffield United.
Hosts Sheffield United were able to move into the top half of the Premier League table as a result of the slim win over the Gunners.
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It was only their third win since gaining promotion into the Premier League.
The only goal of the game was scored by young French striker Lys Moussett in the first half of the game played at Bramall Lane on Monday night.
The summer signing prodded home the winning goal from close range after the Gunners failed to deal with a corner kick.
On their part, Arsenal failed to return to third position on the Premier League table as a result of the defeat.
Arsenal had started week nine league games in third position before wins for Chelsea and Leicester City on Saturday saw them drop to fifth position on the table.
See Manchester United Players Reaction To Liverpool Draw
Manchester United were held to a 1-1 draw by Liverpool on Sunday and the Red Devils players were happy with the result. Marcus Rashford’s goal gave the home side the lead in the first half of the game but Lallana’s 85th minute strike denied them the chance of recording a famous victory over the longtime rivals.
As much as picking up a point from the encounter will play a huge role in boosting the team’s morale, United manager Solskjaer will be pleased with his players’ display against the high-flying Liverpool.
United players took to Twitter to react to the outcome of the encounter and here are some of their tweets.
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Goalscorer Marcus Rashford (@MarcusRashford) tweeted that: “Disappointed not to win but much better from us and good to get on the scores Hemet. We’ll take the positives and build on them. Thanks for the support”
Summer signing from Swansea City Daniel James (@Daniel_James_97) wrote on his Twitter account that: “Plenty of positives to take from that. We were unlucky not to get the Three points… onwards to Thursday #MUFC”
Another summer signing, Harry Maguire (@HarryMaguire93) expressed his thoughts on the outcome of the game in just five words as he tweeted: “We’re in this together @ManUtd #MUFC”
Just as they’ve said, it was a good game by all standards and we hope they kick-start their season from there.
PSG Join Real Madrid And Man United In The Race For Christian Eriksen
Manchester United now have a new competitor in the race for Tottenham want-away midfielder Christian Eriksen as Ligue 1 Champions PSG show interest in the Denmark international.
It was claimed that Solskjaer has been a fan of the Tottenham midfield for a while and he tried signing him in the summer but failed to complete the player’s signature.
Having failed to snatch the player from the North London club, Solskjaer swiftly turned his attention to Swansea youngster Daniel James whom he signed for just £17m before the start of the campaign.
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Despite James’ eye-catching performances for the Red Devils, Solskjaer is very much active in the race for the Danish superstar but he will need to beat top European clubs in the competition for the player’s services.
Real Madrid are equally linked with the star as Zidane continues to find solutions to his under-performing side.
Though the Frenchman’s major target is his countryman Paul Pogba, luring the midfielder to Santiago Bernabeau is one transfer plan the manager will hope to seal in the winter.
Meanwhile, the latest report via Daily Mail revealed that Eriksen has attracted Thomas Tuchel’s attention and the PSG manager is looking at the possibility of signing him despite the crop of star players under his watch.