Liverpool FC News Recap: Klopp BLAMED, Mac Allister's RESPONSE & Salah's FRESH trim

Jurgen Klopp has been partially blamed by backroom staff for Liverpool's injury issues over the past two seasons.

The Reds have had a woeful injury record over the past few years, including last season in which the likes of Diogo Jota, Joel Matip, Thiago, Trent Alexander-Arnold and Mohamed Salah all missed significant periods.

According to Duncan Castles on the Transfers Podcast, Klopp's decision to remove 'AI-led analysis of players' physical output' irked many of the club's staff, who felt the system was working well.

"I understand that [removing AI-led analysis] caused a fair amount of discontent within the backroom staff at Liverpool because they felt the system would be working well and it got overridden by Klopp." said Castles.

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ALEXIS MAC ALLISTER RESPONDS TO REAL MADRID LINKS

Liverpool midfielder Alexis Mac Allister has brushed off transfer links with Real Madrid, admitting that he is happy at Anfield. 

Reports have suggested that the Argentine, who only signed for Liverpool in 2023, is a target for Real Madrid in the coming transfer windows, with the World Cup winner sparkling in his debut campaign on Merseyside.

However, when asked about the rumours, Mac Allister simply stated: "I'm not talking about assumptions, I'm very happy in Liverpool."

Liverpool fans will be hoping that Real Madrid keep their paws off the 25-year-old, who was one of the club's star performers in the 2023/24 season.

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MOHAMED SALAH SHOWS OFF NEW HARICUT

Mohamed Salah has stunned Liverpool with his surprising new look, with the winger having shared photos of his fresh haircut on social media. 

The Egyptian hasn't quite shaved his head entirely but has opted for something of a buzzcut - reminiscent of his look earlier in his career.

Fans have been left to mourn the loss of Salah's trademark curls, with some even joking that he has adopted his latest trim to impress incoming manager Arne Slot.

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LIVERPOOL URGED TO SIGN ALEXANDER ISAK

Former Liverpool striker Robbie Fowler believes that Alexander Isak would be a fantastic addition to the Reds' squad for the 2024/25 season, comparing the lanky forward to Sadio Mane. 

The Newcastle United striker has enjoyed another fruitful campaign on Tyneside, netting 21 times in 30 Premier League matches.

The Swede has been a sensation since rocking up in England and Fowler believes he would help fill the void left by Mane at Anfield.

"Isak, for me, reminds me of Sadio Mane as well. I don’t want to put things in people’s heads, but I think he would be a good fit as well," said Fowler.

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MAN CITY'S RELEGATION ODDS SLASHED

The bookies have slashed odds on Man City to be relegated next season as a hearing regarding their alleged 115 breaches of financial regulations draws closer. 

Bet365, for instance, currently have City at 25/1 odds to go down. They're remarkably low odds, given both Liverpool and Arsenal are at 2000/1.

Everton and Nottingham Forest both faced points deductions for financial irregularities during the 2023/24 season, and punishment could be significantly worse for Man City if they're found guilty.

Premier League chief Richard Masters has claimed a hearing over their 115 charges will take place in the 'near future', with no date set as of yet.

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LIVERPOOL WORLD'S FOURTH MOST VALUABLE CLUB

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Liverpool are the fourth most valuable club in world football according to a recent report from Forbes

The Reds are currently valued at $5.37bn (£4.22bn) - a change of just two per cent from last year - and only sit behind Barcelona ($5.6bn), Manchester United ($6.55bn) and Real Madrid ($6.6bn) in the rankings.

Liverpool's operating income of $102m (£79.4m) is also one of the lowest among the Premier League's big six and significantly lower than Man City's ($148m) and Man Utd's ($187m).

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