Last week Mohamed Salah was voted the Football Writers’ Footballer of the Year. He has missed out on the award in years passed by when maybe he ought to have gained it. It’s swings and roundabouts actually. This yr he has perhaps been barely much less affluent along with his targets than in different years, however he’s nonetheless been good.
I feel Sadio Mane has been good as properly to be fairly sincere and who is aware of, if we had bought Luis Diaz initially of the season, he may need been in with a shot as properly.
Pep Guardiola’s feedback about Salah profitable the award forward of Kevin De Bruyne have been silly. Absolutely idiotic. It’s one thing that Klopp wouldn’t do and that’s the place you may see the category of Jurgen. He would pat him on the again and say ‘Kevin De Bruyne, brilliant. Enjoy.’ You don’t come out with feedback like Pep did. You don’t profit from it. It’s idiotic from such an excellent coach.
Strategic adjustments just for Champions League semi-final
The Reds are simply 90 minutes away from one other European Cup remaining. You can’t take something as a right however I’m positive there can be a few adjustments in opposition to Villarreal in Spain. I feel Thiago will are available with Fabinho and Trent (Alexander-Arnold) will perhaps come again in. Ibrahima Konate will return and perhaps even Kostas Tsimikas. You can depend on Kostas. He’s superb.
But the sport is extra about what Villarreal do. They’ve bought to point out extra intent. At Anfield they didn’t come out of their very own half. They would possibly as properly threat getting beat 5-0 and go for it. If they try this and so they come out (to play), it’s at your peril in opposition to Liverpool. It can be attention-grabbing to see how they go about it. Let’s hope they make a recreation of it and go for it. But the one factor Jurgen will say earlier than it even kicks off is bear in mind Barcelona. They got here to Anfield 3-0 up and we beat them 4-3, so take nothing as a right. It can occur so ensure that it doesn’t occur to us. End of story.
Quadruple unlikely however should not be given up on
It’s unimaginable that Liverpool nonetheless have the prospect to win a trophy quadruple this season and most of it’s nonetheless in our palms. The FA Cup is in our palms, so is the Champions League. We’re properly able to profitable them each. But the league – I don’t suppose so. If it was in our palms by a degree, I’d say sure. But we’re simply counting on one other crew. We can’t simply depend on ourselves. But we’ve bought to maintain on going.
I feel we’ll get two and out of the three, however I simply can’t see Manchester City slipping up. However, if Liverpool have been to face Manchester City within the Champions League remaining, we’d have a right away alternative to get them again. It could be an enormous alternative and it’s in a contest that they nonetheless haven’t gained, even with the billions that they’ve thrown on the membership. That’s the one which they need. If we have been to cease them getting it, that may make up someplace down the road for lacking out on the league. But proper now it’s all ifs and buts. Anything may occur.