LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Liverpool has taken another of Portuguese soccer’s best players to strengthen its forward line, with Uruguay striker Darwin Núñez completing his move to Anfield from Benfica for an initial fee of 75 million euros ($78 million) on Tuesday.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Liverpool and Aston Villa started building for next season by announcing the signings of highly rated youngsters on Monday.
Fabio Carvalho, a 19-year-old Portuguese forward who has just helped Fulham gain promotion to the Premier League, will join Liverpool on July 1.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Liverpool has ensured the Premier League's thrilling title race will stretch into the final week of the season.
A come-from-behind 2-1 win at Aston Villa, sealed by a 65th-minute header by Sadio Mane, showed Liverpool's heart for the fight and moved Jürgen Klopp's team level on points with Manchester City on Tuesday.
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Frustration but no moaning from Jürgen Klopp, even after a title setback for Liverpool.
Klopp's side being held 1-1 by tactically disciplined and defensively robust Tottenham on Saturday handed Manchester City an even greater initiative in the Premier League title race.
The January transfer market has often been cast as a place where desperate clubs trade in a bid to salvage their seasons.
Alex Ferguson, the former Manchester United manager, used to question its value, once saying “all the big transfers happen in the summer.”
If Liverpool’s first two journeys to the Champions League final under Jurgen Klopp were characterized by chaos, then the third — likely to be completed on Tuesday — ought to be defined by control.
And no one is bringing more control to this remarkable quadruple-chasing team than Thiago Alcantara.