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Liverpool star Sadio Mane has admitted that not even Jurgen Klopp thought the club's incredible comeback to beat Barcelona and reach the Champions League final was possible.

Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool’s window won’t be biggest of all time

Klopp spent big during 2018, with new recruits Virgil van Dijk, Alisson and Fabinho making key contributions to their 2018-19 Champions League triumph.
Netherlands winger Steven Bergwijn has described Liverpool star Virgil van Dijk as an absolute beast and is loving playing alongside the powerful centre-back with the national team.

Steven Bergwijn: Virgil van Dijk an absolute beast

Netherlands winger Steven Bergwijn has described Liverpool star Virgil van Dijk as "an absolute beast" and is loving playing alongside the powerful centre-back with the national team.
Argentina finished third at the Copa but captain and star man Lionel Messi voiced complaints following the semi-final and the third-place play-off, during which he was controversially sent off.

UEFA denies inviting Argentina to Nations League after Lionel Messi Copa America row

UEFA has denied reports it would entertain inviting Argentina into its European competitions following the 2019 Copa America.
Virgil van Dijk believes “anything is still possible” as Liverpool seek to complete a faultless end to their Premier League title bid.

Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk backed to win Ballon d’Or

Liverpool's three-time European Cup-winning goalkeeper Ray Clemence has called on Virgil van Dijk to be considered as a serious contender to win the Ballon d'Or.
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Vicente Iborra: Harry Maguire to Manchester City would be like Virgil van Dijk to...

Harry Maguire’s proposed move to Manchester City “could be like Virgil van Dijk’s to Liverpool”, claims former Leicester team-mate Vicente Iborra.
Harry Maguire

Manchester City ‘set to seal’ world record deal for Harry Maguire

Manchester City are ready to break the bank for Leicester City defender Harry Maguire.
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Georginio Wijnaldum: Liverpool have evolved as a team

Liverpool evolved over the course of the 2018-19 season, says Georginio Wijnaldum, who believes the Reds are now strong enough to win "really tough" games.
Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson says Virgil van Dijk is the big man at Anfield and says the defender's presence on the pitch strikes fear into the hearts of their opponents.

Alisson Becker: Virgil van Dijk scares opponents and lifts Liverpool’s confidence

Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson says Virgil van Dijk is "the big man" at Anfield and says the defender's presence on the pitch strikes fear into the hearts of their opponents.
Liverpool's Joel Matip

Liverpool’s Joel Matip open to Bundesliga return

Liverpool’s Cameroonian defender Joel Matip has opened the door for a return to the Bundesliga.
Virgil van Dijk says he does not really care when opposing fans boo him in the wake of jeers from England supporters in the Nations League.

Virgil van Dijk unfazed by booing during Nations League

Virgil van Dijk says he does not really care when opposing fans boo him in the wake of jeers from England supporters in the Nations League.
Liverpool’s talismanic centre-back Virgil van Dijk was booed by England fans during their UEFA Nations League semi-final against the Netherlands on Thursday night.

Virgil van Dijk: More to Portugal than just Cristiano Ronaldo

Virgil van Dijk said there was more for Netherlands to worry about than just Cristiano Ronaldo in their Nations League final against Portugal.
Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher has admitted he would love to see Matthijs de Ligt move to Anfield, claiming the teenage defender plays like a 29-year-old.

Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink: Matthijs de Ligt to Barcelona a good move

Matthijs de Ligt is ready for a move to Barcelona, according to Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink, who believes that products from the Ajax academy are galvanising Netherlands after they missed out on the World Cup in 2018.
Raheem Sterling was named the 2019 footballer of the year by the Football Writers’ Association on Monday hours after missing out on the players’ player of the year award.

Les Ferdinand: Real Madrid or Barcelona the next stepping stone for Raheem Sterling

Raheem Sterling has been told that Real Madrid or Barcelona are “the next stepping stone for him”, with Les Ferdinand expecting the Manchester City forward to reach the very top.
Jurgen Klopp lifts the Champions League trophy (Photo by Michael Regan-Getty Images)

Joe Gomez: Liverpool ‘blessed’ to have Jurgen Klopp as manager

Joe Gomez says Liverpool as “blessed” to have a manager like Jurgen Klopp after the German guided them to their sixth European Cup triumph.
Liverpool are champions of Europe again. REX

Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk wants more after Champions League win

Virgil van Dijk wants to see Liverpool push on from their Champions League success by challenging for more trophies next season.
Lionel Messi has defended Barcelona head coach Ernesto Valverde for the defeat against Liverpool, saying he and his team-mates deserve most of the blame.

Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo included in Champions League squad of the season

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have both been included in the Champions League squad of the season despite failing to reach the final.
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Liverpool’s Champions League party moves to England

Liverpool’s celebrations stretched long into the night after they became six-time European champions with goals from Mohamed Salah and Divock Origi to beat Tottenham — and the party was set to move to England on Sunday where tens of thousands of fans awaited the team’s return.
Sadio Mane admits he is enjoying a “great period” at Liverpool, with it his intention to maintain his current standards while chasing down a Champions League dream.

Danny Murphy: Liverpool not in danger of losing Mane to Real Madrid

Liverpool are not in danger of losing in-form forward Sadio Mane to Real Madrid despite apparent interest from the Spanish giants, former Reds star Danny Murphy believes.

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