There’s more on the telly this weekend than Manchester United’s clash with Arsenal. Liverpool make the long journey to the south coast to play Claude Puel’s Southampton side on Saturday in a clash that has a Liverpool win written all over it. According to the tips on Oddschecker, Chelsea and Man City will also pick up wins against Middlesbrough and Crystal Palace respectively to keep it tight at the top.
Tottenham Hotspur will reportedly launch an audacious summer bid to lure Jordan Henderson to White Hart Lane, according to The Sun.
The North Londoners are said to be hoping to make an approach for the Liverpool midfielder, who is said to be value in the region of £25m.
Liverpool midfielder Jordon Ibe’s 37th-minute strike helped the Reds a first leg advantage over Stoke City in the League Cup semi-final at the Britannia Stadium.
The 20-year-old made the breakthrough after a nicely pass from midfielder Adam Lallana, and the Merseysiders held on to take a 1-0 lead back to Anfield ahead of the return leg on January 26.
Having faced Man United, Man City (League Cup), Leicester and West Ham in last four fixtures Crystal Palace are now travel to Anfield to face a rejuvenate Liverpool on this Sunday.
It won’t be an easy task, but the Eagles outplayed the 10-times English champions Manchester United last weekend.
After spending 17-year career at Anfield, Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard is set to leave his boyhood club in summer.
The 34-year-old is expected to complete a move to the Major League Soccer side La Galaxy in the summer, according to BBC Sport.