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Liverpool plotting Real Madrid double swoop to thwart Arsenal transfer plans



Liverpool are plotting to sign Real Madrid duo Lucas Vazquez and Marco Asensio to frustrate Arsenal’s transfer plans.
Liverpool have already signed two players this summer and more arrivals are expected.

Manager Jurgen Klopp is keen to capitalise on their 2017/18 campaign which saw the Anfield club make the Champions League final.

A title challenge is expected next term and Klopp is well underway in his recruitment drive.

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And Spanish newspaper Marca claim the boss is wants to bring one of Real’s attacking stars to Anfield this summer.

Winger Vazquez and attacking sensation Asensio are supposedly on Klopp’s radar.Marco Asensio
Liverpool’s interest in Asensio has been known for some time, with the playmaker regularly linked with a move to the Premier League last term.

His relationship with former Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane was thought to be a driving factor in his potential move to England but now Julen Lopetegui is in charge a deal may prove tough to broker.

Real are expected to offload one of their forward stars this summer, although Gareth Bale is currently the favourite to leave ahead of Asensio.

Marca claim Liverpool remain interested in the Spain gem, however.

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As for Vazquez, the report outlines Arsenal are keen on securing a deal for the Real Madrid academy product as Unai Emery pushes ahead with his transfer plans.

The Gunners have already signed a new goalkeeper in Bernd Leno and defender Stephan Lichtsteiner, with Sokratis Papastathopoulos expected to join this month.

Emery’s main task is to sort out an ailing defence but winger Vazquez has been identified as a viable attacking target.

Marca claim Chelsea and AC Milan are also eyeing Vazquez but that Liverpool remain in contention for his signature.

The Reds have already landed Naby Keita and Fabinho this summer and missed out on a move for nabil Fekir in June.


Mourinho warns Klopp ahead of Liverpool’s clash with Man United




Manchester United coach, Jose Mourinho has issued out warning to Liverpool boss, Jurgen Klopp ahead of both teams’ clash in the Premier League fixture on Sunday evening at Anfield.

Mourinho has warned Klopp that real success can only be achieved when a club win trophies not matches.

The Portuguese gaffer has won both the Carabao Cup and Europa League trophy with United since taking over in 2016.

“I think trophies matter,” Mourinho was quoted by EPSN as saying ahead of Liverpool’s clash.

“It matters, especially when you have the potential to fight for trophies and especially when you clearly say the objective is to win the trophy.

“I think sometimes to just say it is not very intelligent but when you have the potential, you have nothing to hide, you know from day one your potential and your desire.

“To say we want to win, everyone can say that but another thing is to say the potential in a way you have but I think Jurgen said already they want to win the Premier League, that is their objective.”

Klopp has not won any trophy with Liverpool since taking over in 2015 from Bundesliga side, Borussia Dortmund.

The 51-year-old has lost the Caraboa Cup and the Europa League finals as well as the Champions League.

Klopp’s men are currently on top of the English topflight league table with 42 points from 16 games, while Mourinho’s side are sixth place with 26 points from the same number of games.

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Why Liverpool is better than Manchester United- Mourinho




Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, has admitted the huge gap between his team and Liverpool, is due to many factors.

Mourinho takes United to Anfield on Sunday, with his side sitting some 16 points behind the Premier League leaders.

They’ve lost four matches in the league this season, while Liverpool have remained undefeated.

“It’s not just about the money they spend in the summer, is about many things.

“It’s not just about spending money and reinforcing the squad, a football team is more than that, is not just about spending the money.

“It’s like a house, it’s not just about buying the furniture, you have to do work, you spend money on the best possible furniture and then you’re ready to live in an amazing house,” Mourinho told UK Mirror.

Mourinho then delivered the killer line when he was asked how far away his team are from what he wants to be seeing, placed in the context of Jurgen Klopp continually getting the best out of his Liverpool players.

“Far,” he said, simply.

And then what asked why, he replied: “The reasons I was saying. It’s not just about spending.”

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Owen compares Nigerian-born forward, Bukayo Saka to Ronaldo




Following the Gunners’ 1-0 victory over Qarabag in the Europa League encounter played on Thursday night, Former Liverpool striker, Michael Owen has compared Nigerian-born and Arsenal forward, Bukayo Saka to Juventus ace, Cristiano Ronaldo, reports.

Saka made his first start for Unai Emery’s side against Qarabag on the left wing and showed plenty of confidence, as he tested goalkeeper, Vagner, with an early strike from the edge of the box and tried to take on defenders.

The 17-year-old also missed a good chance to score his first Arsenal goal in the second half against the visitors.

Owen has now suggested that Saka already has similarities with Ronaldo.

“He [Saka] looked really nervous at the start of the game, myself and Martin [Keown] were both talking about it,” Owen was quoted by Metro UK as saying.

“But he certainly grew into the game. Just him having the courage to run at players was really refreshing to see.

“Some of the skill… I watched Ronaldo doing this the other day for Juventus.”

“He’s just different class and by the end of the game, his confidence was oozing.”

Saka will hope to feature for Arsenal when they tackle Southampton this weekend in the Premier League.

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