Liverpool will face Premier League leaders Arsenal in the fifth round of the FA Cup after beating Bournemouth 2-0 at the Goldsands Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
Goals either side of half time from Victor Moses and Daniel Sturridge were enough to secure victory for Brendan Rodgers’ men, who will now travel to the Emirates on either the 15th or 16th of February – the weekend after the Gunners make that trip to Anfield in the league.
Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson believes that the club’s absence for European competition this season has benefitted league campaign, Sky Sports understands.
The midfielder, who has arguably been the Reds’ most improved player this season, has said that the extra rest the team has been able to enjoy has helped them in their pursuit of a top four spot this time around.
Liverpool are considering an £8m for Ryan Bertrand when the transfer window reopens, the Metro understands.
Reds’ manager Brendan Rodgers is keen on bringing in cover for Jose Enrique, who is side-lined until February after undergoing knee surgery.
Liverpool reclaimed top spot in the Premier League after drawing 2-2 with Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium yesterday evening in a game dominated by former Reds midfielder Jonjo Shelvey.
The England international, who moved to the Swans during the summer transfer window for around £6m, opened the scoring after just 87 seconds, but his slack backpass gave Daniel Sturridge the opportunity to get his fourth goal in four league games minutes later.
Liverpool will be hoping to reclaim top spot as they take on Brendan Rodgers former club Swansea City this evening.
Barclays Premier League Player of the Month Daniel Sturridge, the match winner in the clubs last three games, should feature despite missing England’s two recent internationals against Moldova and Ukraine while new signings Victor Moses and Mamadou Sakho are in the squad.
Steven Gerrard has said that it would be a dream come true to manage Liverpool, the Metro understands.
The Reds captain sees his future in club management, and his ambition is to take the top job at Anfield when it becomes available.
Liverpool reclaimed top spot in the Premier League with victory over Manchester United at Anfield.
As in the clubs two previous games, a Daniel Sturridge goal was enough to secure the points for the Reds, whose start to the season is their best in nineteen years, and a fitting tribute to mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of legendary former manager Bill Shankly.
Liverpool edged past Aston Villa to make it back to back victories in the Premier League, and record their best start to a season in five years.
As against Stoke City last week, Daniel Sturridge was the match winner – his twenty-first minute finish enough to secure to points for Brendan Rodgers though credit must once again go to goalkeeper Simon Mignolet, who kept Villa at bay.