Liverpool continued their spectacular type within the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday as they picked up a hard-fought 3-2 win over Atletico Madrid. Their victory means they’re prime of their group with three factors from as many video games.
The Reds have some essential video games arising. They will first face Manchester United within the Premier League on Sunday earlier than squaring off in opposition to Atletico Madrid within the return leg of the UCL subsequent month.
On that notice, this is a have a look at the most recent Liverpool information and rumors as of October 21, 2021.
Thierry Henry says Mo Salah isn’t the perfect participant on the earth but
Mohamed Salah’s current type for Liverpool has catapulted him into the ‘greatest participant on the earth’ dialogue.
While his consistency when it comes to goalscoring has hardly ever wavered since he joined Liverpool, the Egyptian appears to have elevated his recreation this season.
Several pundits and followers have claimed that he’s at present the perfect participant on the earth, however Thierry Henry thinks in any other case.
The Frenchman believes Robert Lewandowski and Karim Benzema can’t be neglected. He mentioned:
“The goals that he is scoring, at the moment, are very good. But how can you forget about Lewandowski? How can you forget about Benzema? How can you forget doing it at the national level also? Right now, he’s suffering a bit with Egypt. It’s not easy. But he’s not doing in there yet. But those goals are ridiculous. I love Salah. But he’s not yet the best.”
“Is he the best player right now in the Premier League? By a distance. On current form are you not putting Benzema there right now, with the way he is playing? What he is doing for France and at the Euros? It’s not that clear, for me. This is why Benzema is ahead because he has been a complete player, with goals for a long time.”
Liverpool planning a £50m transfer for Youri Tielemans
Liverpool are reportedly planning a £50-million transfer for Leicester City midfielder Youri Tielemans after rising annoyed with Naby Keita’s underwhelming shows in midfield.
Despite his purpose in opposition to Atletico Madrid, Keita confirmed his defensive frailties as Los Rojiblancos fought their method again from two targets down.
As per Voetbal24, the Reds are prepared to maneuver in for Tielemans, who fancies a transfer to Anfield subsequent 12 months.
The Belgian isn’t fascinated with signing a brand new contract at Leicester City. The Foxes might need to promote him subsequent 12 months as his contract runs out in the summertime of 2023.
Liverpool are one in every of a number of golf equipment fascinated with signing Raheem Sterling
Raheem Sterling has been linked with a transfer to Liverpool because the Reds consider re-signing the England worldwide.
Still solely 26, Sterling could be an honest funding for the Reds. However, it stays to be seen if Liverpool will promote to a direct rival.
The Englishman has began in simply three video games within the Premier League up to now this season, scoring one purpose.