Liverpool midfielder James Milner has the top-three Premier League (PL) appearances record in sight after signing a contract extension at his Merseyside outfit.
James Milner would have been a free agent by the end of this month, but Liverpool have moved quickly to hand him a one-year contract renewal. His previous contract was set to expire on June 30. Liverpool manager JurgenKlopp was keen for Milner to extend his contract at the club by one more season at least. James Milner is one of Klopp’s lieutenant in the Liverpool dressing room. Retired England international Milner is the vice-captain at Liverpool, while current England international Jordan Henderson is the club captain. (more…)
Liverpool have been given a big boost after veteran midfielder James Milner returned to training ahead of the final two months of the season with the club chasing an unprecedented quadruple. The Reds are still in the running for four trophies and the return to training of James Milner is a welcomed development for manager JurgenKlopp and his coaching staff.
The Reds already have one of the trophies in the back after beating Premier League rivals Chelsea during the penalty shootout in their final clash to win the Carabao Cup title. The two teams failed to score in 120 minutes thus leaving the dreaded penalty shootout as the only option to determine who will succeed Manchester City as the new Carabao Cup champions. In the end, Liverpool won a lengthy penalty shootout 11-10 after substitute Chelsea goalkeeper KepaArrizabalaga failed to score his own penalty. There had been 21 successful spot kicks during the shootout before he took his own spot kick. (more…)
Following the recent transfer activity of Liverpool to sign Luis Diaz in the January winter transfer window as their only signing last month, a number of things have been said about the move. Diaz was signed from Portuguese League side FC Porto in what was a thrilling move and a lot of expectations were placed on the player to perform at Anfield. He did show glimpses of the stuff he’s made of during his debut for the Reds in their most recent FS Cup clash and the forward announced his arrival to Liverpool by registering an assist in the match to help Liverpool progress to the next round of the FA Cup.
It has now been revealed that one of the players that have been credited with making Diaz feel welcome at Liverpool is James Milner. It was reported that Milner was responsible for integrating Diaz on the training ground and has since shown the new signing around the club, making him feel more comfortable.
Veteran Liverpool midfielder James Milner made his return to the Premier League scene this weekend after missing the last few weeks due to an hamstring problem. He made his return to the Premier League squad at Liverpool for the home game against Southampton.
James Milner had earlier made his injury return for the Reds during the Champions League home clash with FC Porto on Wednesday night. He came on as a substitute after Liverpool had scored two second half goals to seal a 2-0 victory over their Portuguese opposition. After a goalless first half, Spanish midfielder Thiago Alcantara scored a long range effort at the start of the second half for his first goal in a Liverpool shirt before topscorer Mohamed Salah wrapped up the win with the second Reds goal on 70 minutes. The win over Porto ensured that Liverpool maintained their unblemished record of winning all the games in their group as far as this season’s Champions League campaign is concerned.
Premier League leaders Liverpool have a good record against Portuguese giants FC Porto in the Champions League and they were able to maintain that record when the two teams met once again. Porto played hosts to Liverpool at the Estadio do Dragao on Tuesday night hoping to secure a first victory over the Reds. In the end, the Portuguese club was unable to record that first win over Liverpool as they were on the receiving end of a big defeat thanks to the brace fromthe duo of Mohamed Salah and Brazilian substitute Roberto Firmino.
Liverpool were able to make it two wins from two matches thanks to the 5-1 away win over Porto. They took the lead through Egyptian wizard Mohamed Salah on 18 minutes before the lead was doubled by fellow African star Sadio Mane on the stroke of half-time as the Reds were able to establish a 2-0 lead ahead of the second half. (more…)
Liverpool skipper Jordan Henderson was part of the England squad to the Euro 2020 tournament and he’s gradually working his way back to full fitness after an extended holiday due to the Euros. Henderson sat out the Reds’ Premier League opener at Norwich City. In his absence, vice captain James Milner took the armband.
James Milner started the Norwich City game and he was one of the best players on the pitch. Retired England international Number was in the Liverpool midfield alongside Brazilian player Fabinho and Guinean international Naby Keita.
Liverpool midfielder James Milner seems to have put all the transfer speculations regarding his future to rest after his latest comments. The English midfielder was, toward the end of last season, being linked with an exit from Anfield as reports began to suggest that he may be playing in his final season in a Liverpool shirt. But following his latest comments, he has put those speculations to rest and has hinted that he is already planning and focusing on the upcoming season where he will be looking to have a better campaign with the Reds than the previous season.
Milner was not called up to the England squad and remained at Anfield as he continued some little personal training routines in preparation for their pre-season tour. Liverpool are expected to prepare for the 2021-22 Premier League season by embarking on a pre-season tour where they will be playing a couple of friendly games for players to regain their full match-fitness before walking onto the pitch for the first Premier League game of the new season in August.
Veteran Liverpool midfielder James Milner has insisted that they will do their best to ensure that they secure Champions League football ahead of next season. Milner made the statement after Liverpool sealed a comprehensive 3-0 over Burnley in the Premier League on Wednesday evening at the Turf Moor. Goals from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Nathan Philips, and Firmino gave the Reds a huge chance to book a top-four finish and boost their chances of playing among Europe’s elite clubs next season.
It was generally a great game for Jurgen Klopp’s men as they took control of the tie right from the start till the end. Although they were not able to break the deadlock until the 42nd minute of the game, they completed what was an impressive and vital win that has a huge role to play in their chances of ending the season in the top four in the Premier League.
Merseyside giants Liverpool have themselves to blame after they lost further grounds on Chelsea in the race for Champions League football next season due to the dropped points at home to Newcastle United in their latest league game at home.
Liverpool knew that a win over the Magpies would take them into the fourth and final Champions League place before the London Derby clash between fellow contenders West Ham United and Chelsea but they were unable to secure that win thanks to the fighting spirit shown by the Newcastle United players.
Veteran Liverpool midfielder James Milner is always at his full capacity in training according to young teammate Rhys Williams. Welsh international centre back Rhys Williams has been promoted to the first team at Liverpool this season due to the injuries to three key centre backs. Reds central defenders Joe Gomez, Joel Matip and Virgil Van Dijk have all missed the majority of this season as a result of injury. Rhys Williams has had to fill in for the injured trio in some games, while midfielders like Jordan Henderson and Fabinho have had to cover for the injuries by playing at the heart of the defence.
In his recent interview as monitored by The Boot Room (TBR), Rhys Williams said that James Milner and Andy Robertson are the two players that are always at full capacity in training and that they are difficult opponents during training. James Milner is a veteran player at the age of 35 and it is uncertain whether the ex-England international will play for Liverpool next season. James Milner has a few months left on his contract with the Reds meaning that the veteran player will be a free agent in the summer.