(Reuters) - Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold has signed a new long-term contract, the Premier League club said on Saturday. The 20-year-old local boy, who made his debut in October 2016, has established himself in Juergen Klopp's title-chasing side. He has played 67 games for the club, scoring four times. Liverpool did not give the length of the deal but British media said it would keep him at Anfield until 2024. Alexander-Arnold has won five caps and represented England at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. He scored his first international goal in November's 3-0 win over the United States at Wembley. The right back, who came through the ranks having joined the Reds aged six and last signed terms 18 months ago, is the latest member of Klopp’s squad to pledge his future to the club. Andy Robertson signed a new deal this week, while Roberto Firmino, Mo Salah, Jordan Henderson, Sadio Mane and Joe Gomez have also agreed new deals since April 2018. "I’m ecstatic and really … [Read more...] about Liverpool’s Alexander-Arnold pens long-term deal
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Viet Nam News by Paul Kennedy As 2019 begins football fans everywhere will be making New Year resolutions, but what are the most important things for your teams this year? Here we take a look at some resolutions that may be getting made for the next 12 months for those fighting for the top spots in the English Premier League. Liverpool Since the dawn of time, or rather the dawn of the Premier League, Liverpool supporters have craved the country’s top prize. This year is the best chance of all. Sure, they have been top at Christmas before and not finished first, but there’s a feeling around Anfield that 2019 could finally be Liverpool’s year. Supporters will be hoping for more of the same in the second half of the season but above all, they would want to make sure key players, namely Virgil van Dijk and Mohammed Salah, stay fit. Can Liverpool finally break their Premier League hoodoo? It’s certainly looking that way for Jurgen Klopp’s boys. Tottenham … [Read more...] about As 2019 begins what resolutions are fans making right now?
Liverpool want three of Europe's hottest prospects as Manchester United seal wonderkid signing: Premier League transfer rumours BelfastTelegraph.co.uk From Yevhen Konoplyanka to Alexis Sanchez, Liverpool fans love a transfer saga. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/sport/football/premier-league/liverpool-want-three-of-europes-hottest-prospects-as-manchester-united-seal-wonderkid-signing-premier-league-transfer-rumours-37559244.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/sport/football/premier-league/article36950897.ece/11b7a/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_878aa02b-fe3c-461c-ae48-4838c5175266_1 Email From Yevhen Konoplyanka to Alexis Sanchez, Liverpool fans love a transfer saga. If you're one of them, there's great news in store. That's because the F word is back in time for the January window. Fekir, Nabil: The Reds are considering returning for the French playmaker, according to the Guardian. Fekir had been all set to seal a move to Anfield early in the summer window but the deal was … [Read more...] about Liverpool want three of Europe’s hottest prospects as Manchester United seal wonderkid signing: Premier League transfer rumours
News / UK and world by Press Association November 6, 2018, 12:23 am FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail Sign up to our Daily newsletter A Grenfell Tower bonfire night effigy, a new “death tax”, the latest on Brexit and Ant McPartlin’s judicial dressing-down make headlines on Tuesday’s front pages. An image of the burning effigy, described as “utterly unacceptable” by the Prime Minister, is on the front the Daily Mirror, which reports that police are probing the incident. The Sun leads with McPartlin’s court no-show, and says Mr Justice Mostyn warned there was not “one law for the famous and one for the rest of the community”. The Daily Star also leads with the presenter’s absence. McPartlin’s spokesman later said he was advised he did not have to attend the hearing and did not intend to disrespect the court. The Daily Mail reports that grieving families will face having to pay increased probate … [Read more...] about What the papers say – November 6
News / UK and world by Press Association August 17, 2018, 3:56 pm FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail Sign up to our Daily newsletter Northern Ireland has welcomed its 16th group of Syrian refugees. The group of 22 families totalling 86 people, flew into Belfast International Airport on Thursday. They will stay at a welcome centre in Belfast for several days before being resettled. The latest arrival brings the total number of refugees brought to Northern Ireland under the UK-wide Syrian Vulnerable Person Relocation scheme to 1,096. The scheme is co-ordinated locally by the Department for Communities with spokesman Ian Snowden saying some of the new arrivals are among the most vulnerable refugees to flee from Syria. “Northern Ireland is very proud of its role in providing a safe haven for some of the most vulnerable people in society,” he said. “It has been a great pleasure working on this scheme and I was pleased to see a further 22 … [Read more...] about Sixteenth group of Syrian refugees arrives in Northern Ireland