Swansea vs Liverpool (By: Frantik)
Paul Clement did not succeed in "Swansea". Here a number of factors played against the English mentor. Here and the sale of leaders, and the lack of coherent activity in the transfer market and the trauma of performers. According to the composition of the swans, one of the weakest clubs of the championship and their place at the end of the table is more likely than some sensation. The leadership of "Swansea" took a risky step and appointed the Portuguese mentor Carlos Carvalhal to the place of the dismissed Clement. The dismissal of the previous mentor begged, it was necessary to change something, but appointing a fired coach without the experience of working in the Premier League and any significant achievements - a step more than risky. Carvalhal was dismissed on December 24 from Sheffield Wednesday, with whom he worked since 2015 and on December 28 he headed swans. The move is more than strange, given that there is no Portuguese behind the shoulders, in fact, nothing at all that could bribe the leadership of the Welsh club. Yes, two days after the appointment, Swansea beat Watford, but this can hardly be considered a coaching fruit. After that, they lost to the home of Tottenham and played a tie with Newcastle, which again is rather the merit of the owner of forty Michael Ashley than the result of the game Swansea. Today, another "verification commission" may be submitted to the Liberty Stadium.
"Liverpool" in the first match after the sale of Filipe Coutinho outplayed "Manchester City" causing that first defeat in the Premier League this season. The Reds did not become stronger with the departure of the Brazilian, but, they have reserves for a successful game in the championship. Fans worried, and some, so frankly annoyed that the club did not put any money received during the transfer, but there is a number of "but". Firstly, there were attempts to agree on the transfer of Nabi Keitha earlier than in the summer, but Leipzig refused to give in to the player without substantial compensation. Dialogue on Lukasz Goretzka was also there, but the German preferred to go to Bayern. With the "Monaco" the bosses of the Reds contacted, but the Monegasques also do not want to weaken the composition during the season. Therefore, at a regular press conference, Jürgen Klopp openly announced that there will not be major purchases in the winter, but if someone successfully turns up - then the transfer will take place, however, all this is more of a fantasy category and the Mersiside season will end with the composition that is available. In the week there was one more event that stirred up all the fans of the club - Lois Karius is now officially the first number of the club, and Simon Minogue sat down on the bench. A step long awaited, but nonetheless, somewhat surprising. As the German goalkeeper will show himself after such news, we can see today.
The situation with the compositions: Angel Rangel continues to recover from the injury, but Renato Sancheş, Tammi Abraham and Mike van der Horn are almost ready for the match and someone can start the match even from the start.
The Reds have no injuries other than Bogdan and Klein. There are small concerns about the shape of Lovren, Moreno, Henderson, Sturridge, Clavan, Salah and van Dyck, but they all sorted out their sores and the question stands exclusively in the functional readiness.
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