Pepe Reina spent eight seasons as Liverpool’s No.1 goalkeeper before being sent out on loan this past season to Napoli to make way for Simon Mignolet — who was bought from Sunderland during the 2013 summer transfer period — but the Spanish goalkeeper won’t be making a heroic return to Anfield next season reports the Liverpool Echo.
Reina made 106 saves for Rafa Benitez’s Napoli side and kept nine clean sheets in 30 Serie A games, but rumors linking the former Villareal goalkeeper back to Italy have not resulted in a permanent switch yet. Most rumors have Reina moving back to his native Spain with either Barcelona or Atleico Madrid as likely destinations. None of this has worried Reina, though. He is happy to wait until after the World Cup in Brazil to sort out his future.
After a summer spent wondering whether Luis Suarez would remain a Liverpool player and then getting sick of hearing about the saga, Liverpool will finally kick a ball in anger again when Stoke City arrives at Anfield to open the 2013/14 Premier League season. Continue reading →
The summer of 2013 has been one of much stress for the average Liverpool supporter. With the uncertainty brought during these turbulent times, there may be several people wearing red tops while rocking back and forth in the dusty corner of their bedroom.
The season ended for Liverpool in a very low profile fashion against already relegated Queens Park Rangers. The last game of the season was also the last game ever for Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher. The Kop sang his praises throughout the game on Sunday and warmly applauded every Liverpool player on their lap around Anfield following the game.Continue reading →
Queens Park Rangers comes to Anfield on Sunday as the curtain draws on what has been a disappointing season, to say the least, for home side Liverpool. However, all the arguments over what has gone wrong and how it can be corrected next season will cease for 90 minutes as Reds fans bid a fond farewell to one of the club’s most loyal and reliable servants, Jamie Carragher. Continue reading →
Brendan Rodgers’ Liverpool team traveled to Craven Cottage on Sunday without Steven Gerrard, Daniel Agger and Luis Suarez. Fringe players like Sebastian Coates, Jonjo Shelvey and Andre Wisdom all got the call to start from Rodgers. Liverpool needed to win to keep up the pace with Everton and hope the blue half of Merseyside slips up. As it happened there was no such luck. Continue reading →
In a week where Liverpool found themselves issuing statements for the conduct of Luis Suarez. The English media then decided to blow the incident out of all proportion with over the top coverage. Make no mistake, what Suarez done was wrong. It has no place on the pitch. He is however a footballer, not a contender for the Nobel Peace Prize. There are more heinous acts carried out on the football pitch. The FA needs an overhaul as Kenny Dalglish wrote during the week. Continue reading →