Sale of Mo Salah touted as Trent Alexander-Arnold makes “unacceptable” points. – Blessing Sports News
Liverpool failed to continue their streak of beating Manchester United after they lost to relegation contenders Bournemouth in a very tough weekend for Jurgen Klopp’s side.
Liverpool face what could be several big days for the remainder of their season this week.
The Reds will face Spanish outfit Real Madrid in the second leg of their Champions League clash at the Bernabeu on Wednesday. Despite trailing by three goals, the draw is the Merseysiders’ only chance of silverware at the end of the season.
They did not travel to Spain in fine form after they lost 1-0 to relegation contenders Bournemouth on the South Coast last time out. With that said, here are the latest headlines to come out of Anfield over the last 24 hours.
Aldridge Support Salah Exit
Former Liverpool star John Aldridge has suggested that Jurgen Klopp could potentially be forced to cash in on Mo Salah if he is to build a big Reds comeback in the summer after criticizing his display against Bournemouth.
“There may be debate whether selling Salah this summer and using the money to re-invest in the team is an option, but that idea can wait until the end of the season.” he told Sunday World. “Between now and then, Salah will have to lead Liverpool as a senior striker – and he didn’t do that at Bournemouth.”
Salah just signed a new long-term contract with the Reds last summer and is their top scorer this season with 22 goals to his name in all competitions.
Alexander-Arnold tore his team-mates up
While there was external criticism for Liverpool’s performance against the Cherries, there were also harsh words from inside the dressing room with Trent Alexander-Arnold taking aim at the attitude amongst the squad.
Speaking after the full–time whistle, he said: “I think looking back now, they [Bournemouth] probably wanted it more than us and that is something that is not acceptable and we need to make sure this kind of thing doesn’t happen. happen again.”
Militao singled out the Reds’ threat
Despite the loss against Bournemouth, Real Madrid defender Eder Militao says that Salah and Roberto Firmino can inspire Liverpool to stage a famous comeback against his side.
“That night at Liverpool was one of the most historic in my sporting life – winning 5-2 there and scoring a goal is a unique moment for any footballer,” said the defender. “But Liverpool have a super squad and now we don’t want to be surprised at home. Mo Salah has entered a good moment in attack.
“He is always dangerous and against us he is very motivated, and also Roberto Firmino scored again. So until the end of this game, nothing has been decided.”