Watch: Roberto Firmino back to his sharp self with brace against Osasuna

Like every showman needs an audience, so does Roberto Firmino. The much-maligned forward came into his own during Liverpool’s 3-1 win against Osasuna in a pre-season friendly clash at Anfield. With fans back in the stadium and chanting his name, the Brazilian gave a glimpse of his old self against the Spanish side with two…

Watch: Takumi Minamino stocks keep rising with tidy finish against Bologna

Takumi Minamino has had an encouraging pre-season for Liverpool this summer. The Reds acquired the Japanese forward from RB Salzburg in 2019, but Minamino’s underwhelming performances saw him getting loaned out to Southampton. Minamino impressed in his loan spell at St Mary’s Stadium, which meant that Jürgen Klopp wanted to give him another chance before…

Watch: Naby Keita collects Hertha striker’s soul with nasty stepover

Naby Keita’s resurgence in pre-season continued when Liverpool met Hertha Berlin in last night’s pre-season friendly. Even though Hertha Berlin won the outing 4-3 at the Tivoli Stadium in Austria, Keita was influential in the middle of the park and showed glimpses of the form he was known for in his Bundesliga days with RB…

Watch: Keita, Salah & Minamino collab yields pre-season stunner

Although Liverpool lost their pre-season clash against Hertha Berlin, the Reds did manage to bring about a sensational goal to fruition courtesy of the combined efforts of Naby Keita, Mohamed Salah and Takumi Minamino. It was Keita who started the move for Liverpool’s second goal last night, as he won the ball back in midfield…

Watch: Familiar foe spoils Virgil van Dijk’s return to football

Both Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez made their long-awaited return to football last night, but their comeback got marred by a long-time familiar foe in Stevan Jovetic. It was a particularly long time out of action for the defensive duo, both of whom came off the bench after 70 minutes against Hertha Berlin at…

Watch: Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez reassemble after combined 544 days out

Liverpool’s latest pre-season friendly did not quite go to plan, as the Merseyside outfit lost 4-3 to Hertha Berlin. Despite the loss, there were still positives to take as two very familiar faces returned to action for Liverpool in yesterday’s pre-season friendly. Virgil van Dijk (285) and Joe Gomez (259) came back off an injury…

Watch: Rodrygo pays respect to idol Steven Gerrard mid-match

Footballers are often starstruck when they meet their idols on the same pitch as themselves. Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s famous reaction upon playing against his idol Ronaldo Nazario in a Milan derby is a famous example. Kylian Mbappe’s self-confessed ‘idol’ moment with Cristiano Ronaldo is another. Idol 👑🐐… @Cristiano pic.twitter.com/uZGEXnhuUB — Kylian Mbappé (@KMbappe) October 11, 2020…

Watch: Ibrahima Konate flourishes in high line against Mainz

Liverpool’s new signing Ibrahima Konaté has continued to impress in his first pre-season at the club. If glimpses of the French defender in training excited most Reds supporters for the coming season already, they would be even more thrilled to see their new man thrive in a type of system that Liverpool are already known…

Watch: Steven Gerrard quashes Everton links – ‘I’m a Red through and through’

Some of the most surprising paper talks from this summer featured Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard being linked with a move to Everton. The boyhood Liverpool fan and Rangers head coach was linked with a managerial move to Goodison Park to manage Liverpool’s city rivals – in what was one of the most unexpected rumours to…

Watch: Naby Keita terrorises Mainz with silky feet

Liverpool fans have not quite seen the best of Naby Keita since the Guinean made his move to Merseyside in the summer of 2018. Injury issues and inconsistency have troubled the ex-Leipzig midfielder for the past three seasons, but recent glimpses of him from this summer’s pre-season have filled the Reds supporters with a new…

Watch: Joel Matip turns midifield marauder in pre-season training

Liverpool’s pre-season training camp in Austria has had all its supporters’ eyes on it, as fans keep track of their superstars preparing for the upcoming season. Every training session in Salzburg features some member of the squad catching the attention of Reds supporters online, the latest of which is central defender Joel Matip – who…

New Liverpool signing Ibrahima Konate catches eyes due to sheer size

Liverpool’s new defender Ibrahima Konaté has not featured in a club jersey on the pitch yet but has already caught the fans’ eyes in training due to his sheer size. The French central defender stands at a mammoth 1.94 metres (6 ft 4 inch), and physically stands out from each and every one of his…

Watch: Jordan Henderson exudes pure energy following 1st goal for England

Jordan Henderson shoved John Stones aside and turned the air blue with a ferocious release of primal energy as he wheeled away in celebration after scoring his first goal for England on his 62nd appearance. England progressed into the semi-finals of the 2020 European Championship by defeating Ukraine on Saturday. A brace from captain Harry…

Watch: Thiago Alcantara consoles devastated opponent in classy gesture

Thiago Alcantara has not been a regular feature in the Spanish squad so far in the 2020 European Championship. The Liverpool midfielder has barely played a total of 51 minutes in La Roja’s run to the EURO 2020 semi-finals, but he made his way into the headlines regardless of his game time – after Spain…

Watch: ITV reporter confuses Jurgen Klopp lookalike for Liverpool boss

A certain Jurgen Klopp lookalike pulled off a masterclass as he successfully managed to fool an ITV reporter with his eerily similar looks to the Liverpool boss. Good Morning Britain reporter Jonathan Swain boasted of his experience of meeting Jurgen Klopp at England’s Euro 2020 round of 16 match against Germany at Wembley last night.…

Watch: Virgil van Dijk teases return with fierce strike in training

Virgil van Dijk’s rehabilitation process is at a stage where he is now being allowed to use his operated leg to full effect as evident by his pulverising strike in training today. The Dutchman has been left with a huge battle scar on his knee, an ugly reminder of the gruesome injury that he suffered…