Tag: premier league title

Liverpool FC, News

Carragher – Liverpool need a center-back to defend PL title

Former Liverpool center-back Jamie Carragher has claimed that the Reds' chances of defending their Premier League title are dependent on the acquisition of a center-back by Jurgen Klopp this month. The January window is now open and Liverpool have the chance of signing replacements for the likes of Vigil van Dijk and Joe Gomez who are out of action due to long-term injuries. The injured duo may not return to action until late in the ongoing season and this could play a part in Liverpool's failure to defend their Premier League title if it's eventually the case. In a chat with Sky Sports after the 1 nil Premier League loss to Southampton on Monday night, Carragher said: “I can’t see Liverpool winning the league if they don’t buy a center-back” The likes of Jordan Henderson and F...
Manchester City, News

Gundogan – Liverpool deserve to be champions

Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan has insisted that Liverpool should be awarded the Premier League title even if the season is not completed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Jurgen Klopp's Reds were just two wins away from sealing the 2019/20 Premier League title, their first since 1990 before the season was suspended earlier this month. The shutdown will last till April 30 with Premier League chiefs set to meet on Friday with no indications of when football will resume. Manchester City sit second on the log and trail Liverpool with a whopping 25 points. Regardless, in a chat with German broadcaster ZDF, Gundogan said the Reds deserve the title even if the season isn't completed. "It would be OK for me," he said. "As a sportsman you have to be fair." Gundogan, 29, who h...