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Liverpool's defenders play like animals, according to goalkeeper Adrian, following the club's Super Cup success and strong start to the new Premier League season.

Adrian: Liverpool’s defenders are like animals

Liverpool's defenders play "like animals", according to goalkeeper Adrian, following the club's Super Cup success and strong start to the new Premier League season.
Bernardo Silva has welcomed the €70 million (£63m-$79m) arrival of Rodri at Manchester City, with the club’s record signing tipped to make Pep Guardiola’s squad “more complete”.

Rodri: Adapting to ‘overwhelming’ Manchester City not easy

Adapting to life as the holding midfielder in an ultra-attacking Manchester City side is no easy task, according to the club's record signing Rodri.
Leroy Sané was forced to hobble off with what appeared to be a knee injury just nine minutes into Sunday’s Community Shield.

Karl-Heinz Rummenigge: Bayern Munich won’t move for injured Leroy Sane

The Manchester City winger, who has two years left on his contract, faces an estimated seven months on the sidelines after tearing his anterior cruciate ligament in the Community Shield against Liverpool.

Pep Guardiola backs Raheem Sterling to reach 30-goal mark

Pep Guardiola wants to see the on-form Raheem Sterling break the 30-goal barrier for the first time in his career this season, but will only judge the England forward on his overall contribution to the Manchester City team.
Niko Kovac is to be sacked as manager of Bayern Munich this summer regardless of how he fares in an ongoing bid for a domestic double, Goal and Spox understands.

Niko Kovac still scanning horizon for fresh Bayern Munich blood

Bayern Munich coach Niko Kovac said Wednesday his side were still open to bringing in some fresh blood before the European transfer window closes.
Adrian took great satisfaction from helping to secure another piece of silverware for Liverpool after settling the UEFA Super Cup penalty shootout with Chelsea.

Jurgen Klopp lauds ‘incredible’ Adrian’s flying start to Liverpool career

The Spaniard, only in the side because of an injury to number one goalkeeper Allison Becker, saved Tammy Abraham’s penalty to give Liverpool a 5-4 shootout win against Chelsea after the showdown between Champions League and Europa League winners had finished 2-2 in Istanbul on Wednesday.
Jurgen Klopp insists his belief in Liverpool’s ability to land major honours never wavered, but he is pleased to have ensured that there is now “no doubt” that the Reds are winners.

Jamie Carragher: Liverpool have arrogance in a nice way

Jamie Carragher considers Liverpool to have “arrogance in a nice way”, with the Reds believing in themselves again on the back of a Champions League triumph.
Jurgen Klopp insists his belief in Liverpool’s ability to land major honours never wavered, but he is pleased to have ensured that there is now “no doubt” that the Reds are winners.

Liverpool seek more silverware as Frank Lampard eyes Super Cup boost

Jurgen Klopp wants Liverpool to make winning trophies a habit as they head back to Istanbul — the scene of one of the club’s greatest triumphs — to take on Premier League rivals Chelsea in the UEFA Super Cup on Wednesday.
Jurgen Klopp has urged his Liverpool side to “stay greedy” as the Champions League winners seek to chase down more silverware.

Jurgen Klopp urges Liverpool to ‘stay greedy’ in pursuit of more silverware

Jurgen Klopp has urged his Liverpool side to “stay greedy” as the Champions League winners seek to chase down more silverware.
Joe Gomez insists Liverpool are hungrier for more trophies after missing out on the Community Shield, with a UEFA Super Cup clash against Chelsea up next on Wednesday night.

Joe Gomez: Community Shield defeat made Liverpool hungrier for silverware

Joe Gomez insists Liverpool are "hungrier" for more trophies after missing out on the Community Shield, with a UEFA Super Cup clash against Chelsea up next on Wednesday night.
Manchester City have confirmed Leroy Sane will undergo surgery on an anterior cruciate ligament injury.

Manchester City’s Leroy Sane to have surgery on ACL injury

Manchester City have confirmed Leroy Sane will undergo surgery on an anterior cruciate ligament injury.
Joao Cancelo cited Pep Guardiola as a key factor in his decision to join Manchester City, where he is ready to battle with Kyle Walker for the right-back slot.

Joao Cancelo: Pep Guardiola factor key in decision to join Manchester City

Joao Cancelo cited Pep Guardiola as a key factor in his decision to join Manchester City, where he is ready to battle with Kyle Walker for the right-back slot.

Jurgen Klopp refuses to be drawn on Philippe Coutinho transfer rumours

Jurgen Klopp has refused to be drawn on speculation that Liverpool have been offered the chance to bring Philippe Coutinho back to Anfield.
Rhian Brewster (centre) scored twice on his first senior start for Jürgen Klopp’s Liverpool. John Powell-Liverpool FC via Getty Image

Liverpool to kick off new season against Norwich as Manchester City go to West...

Liverpool FC said on Thursday that the club would get the Premier League season under way on Friday when they take on newly-promoted Norwich City at Anfield.

Bayern Munich line up alternative target to Leroy Sané

However, German outlet Bild wrote on Tuesday that the Bundesliga giants are growing impatient with City and believe Pep Guardiola is playing games with them – specifically because the extent of the injury picked up by Sané during Sunday’s Community Shield has still not been publicly revealed.
Manchester City have Premier League immortality in their sights as they start their title defence this weekend, but Liverpool’s burning desire to get their hands on the trophy will fuel a heavyweight battle for supremacy.

Manchester City, Liverpool ready for heavyweight Premier League battle

Manchester City have Premier League immortality in their sights as they start their title defence this weekend, but Liverpool’s burning desire to get their hands on the trophy will fuel a heavyweight battle for supremacy.
Bournemouth are in talks with Liverpool over a loan move for winger Harry Wilson.

Bournemouth in talks with Liverpool over loan move for Harry Wilson

The Cherries are keen to bring the Wales international to the Vitality Stadium, and have made an official approach to sign the 22-year-old before Thursday’s transfer deadline.
Jordan Henderson insists Jurgen Klopp should be trusted despite Liverpool fans’ concerns over a lack of transfer business this summer.

Liverpool skipper backs boss over lack of transfer activity

Jordan Henderson insists Jurgen Klopp should be trusted despite Liverpool fans’ concerns over a lack of transfer business this summer.

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