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Liverpool's Squad Review - Who Stays and Who Goes in Midfield

Saturday 23rd June 2018

While Liverpool's formidable front three receive almost all the plaudits, the foundation on which they create magic is provided by the midfield. The Reds' heavy metal football is in large part due to Jurgen Klopp's gegenpressing principles. 

Liverpool's midfielders are key to both generating attacks and recovering possession. The middle third represent the most vital area. In order to truly utilise the all-out high-press system, Kloop requires a solid midfield base. The German also relies on tenacious protectors and a creative outlet.   

The last part in our series analysed the Reds' defence. We now evaluate how Klopp's midfield is performing, as well as recent transfer activity.  

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Sayantan Dasgupta

Sayantan is a professional writer and freelance sports journalist writing for ItsRoundandItsWhite.co.uk, RealSports101, Sportskeeda and Open Veins of Football. He loves covering the Premier League and the Indian Super League and follows Manchester United and ATK (ISL).

He appreciates pragmatic football and unlike most, understands that the football's beauty lies not only in attack, but the balance between defense and attack. However, he does not forget the love, the flair, and drama of football. When not engulfed in the Premier League or the ISL, he loves to watch Italian Serie A and La Liga.


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