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Liverpool receive green light for additional safety features around Anfield

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Liverpool will install concrete barriers and swing gates at Anfield’s car park entrance with Stanley Park and also put up bollards, according to the Liverpool Echo.

The report adds that the bollards will be placed at the junction of Kemlyn Road and Walton Breck Road while a 1.8m high screen will be installed along the Skerries Road frontage.

The report claims that all the measures have been taken to reduce the risk of a terror attack. Fortunately, these measures are not due to a specific threat but are precautionary, as per the report.

The report adds that planning documents with the city council highlights that the areas for installation have been identified by the police as potential weaknesses.

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The report further claims that the bollards will be crash-rated and designed to ensure no vehicles can gain access via the perimeter fence of Stanley Park.

This is the second ruling to take place regarding Anfield in a matter of weeks. The report adds that the stadium can host music concerts and other high-profile events.

The first such event will see Take That performing at the ground next season, as per the report.

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Adding the bollards at Anfield are important from a safety point of view and it is great to see the club being proactive and planning things in advance.

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“It’s gone great”, “Another one” – Some Liverpool fans curse luck with star player picking up injury

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Liverpool forward Sadio Mane has sustained a broken thumb, according to reports (h/t Liverpool Echo).

The star was with the national side when the injury occurred during training, and the Liverpool Echo claims Mane would be assessed by the club once he returns to Melwood.

This is another injury that Jurgen Klopp has to deal with from the international break. Virgil van Dijk is still suffering from a rib problem while Mohamed Salah picked up a minor problem for Egypt.

The duo are expected to continue their treatment at Anfield, as per the report.

The 26-year-old Mane has four goals to his name this season, and it will be interesting to see if he plays against Huddersfield at the weekend. Liverpool are tied at the top of the table with Chelsea and Manchester City on 20 points.

Some Liverpool fans were cursing the international break for the number of injuries we picked up while a few believed this was good as Mane needed a rest.

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Liverpool interested in signing 27-year-old superstar from Napoli

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Liverpool are interested in signing Napoli superstar Lorenzo Insigne, according to Rai Sport (h/t Metro).

The Italian scored a late winner for the Serie A club in our Champions League loss a couple of weeks ago. The report adds that Chelsea are keeping an eye on the 27-year-old too and would rival the Reds for any bid on the Italian.

The attacker is known to Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri during their time at Napoli. The report adds that any team looking to sign Insigne up would have to stump a huge fee since the player has four years left on his current deal.

The attacker has seven goals and an assist in all competitions for the Serie A side, so far, and helped them to second place in the league last season.

The report adds that Klopp wants more firepower for the Reds and Insigne could be the perfect fit at Anfield.

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Liverpool have Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane as quality wingers and added Xherdan Shaqiri in the summer. However, signing Insigne could make our attack one of the best in the world.

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The report adds it would be difficult for Insigne to switch clubs in the winter window and we would have to wait till the summer before we make a bid for the 27-year-old.

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“Fast becoming a legend” – Some fans laud Liverpool youngster’s performance in 3-2 win over Spain

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Joe Gomez put up another incredible perforce during the international break. The Liverpool youngster is a starter alongside Virgil van Dijk for the club and did a brilliant job in England’s 3-2 win over Spain.

The 21-year-old has started nine games for us in all competitions and Liverpool have only conceded three goals from eight Premier League games.

Gomez could grow even better with more games this season but the youngster was celebrating the England performance and put up an image of the team.

The Englishman should be in-line to start our game against Huddersfield at the weekend, and a number of fans showered praise on the 21-year-old for his 90 minutes against the Spanish.

Read more: “Exactly what I expected” – Liverpool’s summer signing opens up on his time at Anfield so far

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