English Premiership

Team Profile - Liverpool

2019-07-22 12:28
Jurgen Klopp
Jurgen Klopp (Getty Images)

Cape Town - English Premier League runners-up, Liverpool will be aiming to do one better in the upcoming 2019/2020 campaign after being agonisingly denied last term by champions Manchester City.

Jurgen Klopp's side though finished last season as European champions and will take heart in the fact that there is much room for improvement compared to Pep Guardiola's richly-assembled squad.

The bookies again have Man City as favourites to lift another Premier League trophy with odds of 57/100 ahead of Liverpool (23/10), Tottenham Hotspur (16/1) and Chelsea (20/1).

Klopp so far has just made one signing with defender Sepp van den Berg being brought in from PEC Zwolle for a reported £1.3 million.

Transfers:

In

Sepp van den Berg - PEC Zwolle (£1.3 million)

Out

Adam Bogdan - Unassigned Players (Released)
Rafael Camacho - Sporting Lisbon (£5.0 million)
Kamil Grabara - Huddersfield Town (Undisclosed)
Alberto Moreno - Unassigned Players (Released)
Connor Randall - Unassigned Players (Released)
Daniel Sturridge - Unassigned Players (Released)

Stats:

Previous PL Seasons: 27

Most Recent PL Season: 2018-19

Highest Position: 2nd (four times)

2018-19 Position: 2nd

Most PL Apps: Jamie Carragher (508)

Most PL Goals: Robbie Fowler (128)

Most PL Assists: Steven Gerrard (92)

Most PL Clean Sheets: (Goalkeeper) Jose Reina (134)

2018-19 Top Goalscorer: Mohamed Salah/Sadio Mane (22)

2018-19 Top Assister: Trent Alexander-Arnold (12)

 

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Fixtures
Friday, 23 August 2019
Aston Villa v Everton, Villa Park 21:00
Saturday, 24 August 2019
Norwich City v Chelsea, Carrow Road 13:30
Sheffield United v Leicester City, Bramall Lane 16:00
Manchester United v Crystal Palace, Old Trafford 16:00
Brighton & Hove Albion v Southampton, The American Express Community Stadium 16:00
Watford v West Ham United, Vicarage Road 16:00
Liverpool v Arsenal, Anfield 18:30
Sunday, 25 August 2019
AFC Bournemouth v Manchester City, Vitality Stadium 15:00
Wolverhampton Wanderers v Burnley, Molineux Stadium 17:30
Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United, Tottenham Hotspur Stadium 17:30
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