Liverpool made an excellent addition in the summer, in the form of Mohammed Salah. The Egyptian international has taken to life at Anfield with ease and has scorched the Premier League with his goals, leaving everyone in awe of his skills.
The Reds are leaving no stone unturned to tap into his knowledge reserve and if reports are to be believed, they are looking at signing one of his international teammates.
The player in question is Rami Rabia and it is being reported by a Sports journalist of Al-Mustaqbal newspaper that the Egyptian defender is being scouted by the Anfield side. The 24-year-old plies his trade with Al Alhy in his native, which is the biggest team in Egypt.
Does the club name ring a bell? I will give you a hint; the club has one of its defenders playing on a loan in the English Premier League and has been recently linked with a move to Anfield.
Ahmed Hegazi is the more illustrious or well-known name from Al Alhy and the defender has been in great form for West Brom. It is being reported that Liverpool have checked with Al Alhy on the prospect of signing Hegazi.
Any hope the Reds had about Hegazi were nipped in the bed as it is being reported that West Brom have the first option on the defender. This has prompted the club to take Salah’s opinion on Rabia.
So, how good is this defender? Rabia is already a regular in the Egyptian national team although his ability to shore up a defence in the English Premier League is suspect. The defender did play with Sporting Lisbon, but his stay was short and unsuccessful.
I would personally prefer if the Reds go for Virgil van Dijk or even Hegazi because we need an established name and a solid presence at the back. Hegazi may not be available for a transfer, but does that mean we must go for an untested defender? Although Jurgen Klopp has a great track record of turning unknowns into world-class players at Borussia Dortmund, I don’t think we will sign Rabia.
What do you say?
(Video) Watch Alisson and Roberto Firmino provide hilarious responses in latest “Bezzies”
We had seen a similar video of Joe Gomez and Virgil van Dijk a few weeks ago, and this one was just as brilliant between the Brazilians.
It started with Alisson answering about what Firmino would take along with him to an island, and the answer wasn’t really that surprising.
The forward answered his wife, which our keeper also guessed correctly. For Alisson’s options, the correct answer was barbecue, which Firmino got right too.
The pair were also asked what is their best body feature and which club they made their debuts for.
There were some great questions in between and Firmino confirmed that his favourite Brazilian player was Ronaldinho and not Ronaldo, while for Alisson it was goalkeeper Taffarel.
Our goalkeeper even predicted that Firmino would be a better keeper than his attacking partners Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane.
The pair seem to be in great form and in spirits ahead of our crucial tie against Manchester United on Sunday.
Hopefully, we pull off a win and stay atop the Premier League table as the games keep coming thick and fast.
Liverpool interested in signing £70m-rated Bundesliga powerhouse
The 19-year-old has been on fire for the Bundesliga giants this season and has seven goals and five assists in all competitions.
The German also has a couple of international caps to his name and plays mostly as an attacking midfielder.
The report claims that Manchester City, Manchester United, Bayern Munich, Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona are all “actively” tracking the rising star.
Havertz is rated at £70m (h/t Mirror), and he is the next big thing coming out from the Bundesliga. The 19-year-old was phenomenal last season with three goals and eight assists in the Bundesliga and seems set to break that his record in this campaign.
Liverpool have dipped into the German market several times under Jurgen Klopp, and if anyone would have the inside scoop on the 19-year-old, it has to be our manager due to his spell in the Bundesliga.
The Reds could do with an attacking midfielder in the team as we don’t have someone who can do this role. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain would be the ideal player for the position but it is unlikely we will see him play any minutes this season due to his injury.
We lead the Premier League and made it into the knockout rounds of the Champions League, and with the right signings, there could be some silverware at Anfield this season.
“It is going to be difficult” – Liverpool star believes Manchester United will be tough opposition
Liverpool play Manchester United in the biggest fixture of the weekend, and the Reds have a sizeable lead over their rivals in the Premier League.
We are 16 points ahead of the Red Devils after just 16 games, and another win will keep us at the top of the table ahead of Manchester City.
Jurgen Klopp has never defeated the Red Devils during his Premier League career, and Georginio Wijnaldum spoke about the tie.
The Dutch midfielder believed we would put up a quality performance, claiming United are a good team while having a bit of a dig claiming they go out not to lose games (h/t Mirror):
“It’s a nice game. We’ll try to put in the same performance that we did against Napoli.
“Things can happen, everyone can have a bad season, it does not mean they [United] are not a good team with good players. Last season, with the same players, they finished second.
“They have good players, a good manager, and they know how to manage games and win games – or not to lose games! It is going to be difficult.”
Jose Mourinho always seems to have a plan when playing against Liverpool, whether it was his Chelsea days or his United days.
We long for a win over the Red Devils, and with our team in great spirits, a win at Anfield could be on the books.
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