End of season report card: How have Liverpool’s Brazilians fared in the Premier League this season?

End of season report card: How have Liverpool’s Brazilians fared in the Premier League this season?

With just one or two matches remaining in this year’s topsy-turvy Premier League campaign, it’s time for us to take stock and assess how some of Liverpool’s Premier League representatives got on in the competition this season. After a solid second half of the season where the Red men also booked their place in the final of the Europa League in Basel, Jurgen Klopp’s men will be hoping to qualify for the Champions League for only the second time in six years. Liverpool’s South American trio of Phillipe Coutinho, Roberto Firmino and Lucas Leiva of course played a big part in the upturn in fortunes…

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Conte Set for Chelsea role after Euro 2016

Conte Set for Chelsea role after Euro 2016

Antonio Conte has paved the way to become Chelsea manager next season after announcing that he will step down from his current position with Italy after this summer’s European Championships. The former Juventus coach has been heavily linked with the West London club, who recently hired Guus Hiddink on an interim basis following the sacking off Jose Mourinho, and now looks likely to be confirmed as Chelsea’s newest managerial recruit in the coming weeks. Having led his former Juventus side to three successive Serie A titles, Conte certainly has the…

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Boys from Brazil Drive Anfield Upturn

Boys from Brazil Drive Anfield Upturn

All the talk was of a German revolution at Anfield this season, but, as Jurgen Klopp adjusts to the uniquely hectic nature of the English football, it is looking as though Liverpool’s hopes for next season will hinge on Brazilian inspiration as much as German engineering. It has taken a while but, over the course of the current campaign, Roberto Firmino has shown an encouraging progression. Some will say that is just as well since his early showings were often distinctly average, with the 3-0 defeat at Watford an undeniable low…

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Neymar’s father cools talks of Barcelona Contract Extension

Neymar’s father cools talks of Barcelona Contract Extension

After Barcelona’s pivotal victory against Arsenal in which Neymar played an important role, his father has cooled talks of his contract extension with current club Barcelona. Various reports prior to this statement by Neymar’s father suggested that the Brazilian had already signed a contract extension with the club. Even according to ESPN Brasil, the player signed a 5-year contract extension with the club back in December last year. However, thanks to the ongoing legal issues that has put both Neymar and Barcelona in the spotlight, the club is reluctant to…

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