Liverpool beat Chelsea in a penalty shootout this previous Sunday to win the Carabao Cup and carry their first piece of silverware since 2020. The Reds will look to proceed their good type within the cup competitions once they tackle Norwich Metropolis within the fifth spherical of the FA Cup this Wednesday.
Jurgen Klopp’s males are doing properly within the Premier League and are six factors behind table-toppers Manchester Metropolis. Nevertheless, they do have a sport in hand over the Sky Blues.
Immediately’s roundup options switch speak on Rodrygo, and a few titbits from Jurgen Klopp. With out additional ado, here is a take a look at a number of the key tales surrounding the Merseyside giants as of March 1, 2022.
Liverpool seeking to signal Rodrygo
Liverpool wish to add extra energy and depth to their assault, with Mohamed Salah’s future on the membership not but clear.
As per Nacional, the Reds are stepping up their pursuit of Actual Madrid attacker Rodrygo, who might be allowed to go away the Bernabeu.
Rodrygo has predominantly been used instead this season, with 18 of his 32 appearances throughout all competitions coming off the bench. He has scored two targets and supplied seven assists for Los Blancos this season.
Nonetheless solely 21, Rodrygo can be a long-term acquisition by Jurgen Klopp’s facet if they’re able to signal him in the summertime.
Jurgen Klopp says Caoimhin Kelleher won’t depart on mortgage
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has revealed the membership won’t let Caoimhin Kelleher depart on mortgage any time quickly.
Kelleher helped the Reds carry their ninth League Cup this previous Sunday after changing his decisive penalty in opposition to Chelsea.
Questions have been requested about whether or not Kelleher is just too good to be a backup goalkeeper. The 23-year-old has made eight appearances for the Merseyside giants throughout all competitions this season, holding 4 clear sheets.
Klopp, nevertheless, stays adamant that the membership won’t mortgage him out. The German mentioned:
“There’s completely no intention to promote him or one thing like that or give him a mortgage. In no way,” added Klopp. We want a powerful quantity two. Successful a trophy, will that assist? You may must ask Caoimh that.
“However he has right here a long-term contract and we have now a long-term plan with him, however after all we need to assist the boy as properly change into the very best model of himself. Possibly there’s a yr he should go on mortgage, I am undecided it will likely be subsequent yr or perhaps a yr later. However you want the standard we have now right here and we get weaker if he needs to go someplace.”
Jurgen Klopp offers an replace on Thiago Alcantara
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has hinted that Thiago Alcantara’s damage isn’t critical.
The Spaniard complained of a good hamstring in the course of the pre-match warmup forward of the Carabao Cup ultimate on Sunday.
“He’s fantastic once more however not match once more. Like all the time, you don’t know [how long he will be out] precisely. Weekend undecided, perhaps Milan, after that positively.”
Thiago has made 20 appearances for the Reds throughout all competitions this season, scoring two targets and offering one help.