Jurgen Klopp close to Liverpool reunion with former Borussia Dortmund midfielder

first_imgKevin Grosskreutz has agreed personal terms with Liverpool ahead of a January move, according to reports in Turkey.The midfielder moved to Galatasaray in the summer after spending six years with Borussia Dortmund.However, the Germany international is reportedly already keen to leave after failing to settle in Turkey.Grosskreutz was signed by Jurgen Klopp during his time at Dortmund and the Liverpool boss is a big fan of the 27-year-old.That, according to Turkish news outlet Takvim, has persuaded Klopp to make a move for his former player in attempt to bring him to Anfield.Grosskreutz has reportedly jumped at the chance to reunite with his former manager and he has already agreed personal terms.Liverpool must now thrash out a deal with Galatasaray ahead of the January transfer window. 1 Kevin Grosskreutz has reportedly agreed personal terms with the Reds last_img read more

Rangers vs Maribor: Start time, team news and TV channel

first_img NEW ERA Rangers will face Maribor in the next stage of their Europa League qualifying.Steven Gerrard’s side have already overcome FC Shkupi and Osijek to reach this stage, whilst the Slovenians have beaten Partizani and Chikhura. 1 ALTERED How Chelsea could line up against Southampton – what system will Lampard play? highlights Best clips, calls and talkSPORT moments of 2019, feat Hearn, McCoist and more Getty smart causal How Arsenal could line up in Arteta’s first official game in charge – Ozil return? possible xi Gerrard’s side have been solid at the back since he arrived at the club Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade Tottenham v Brighton LIVE: talkSPORT commentary and team news for Boxing Day opener What is the team news?Croatian international Borna Barisic is set to complete a switch to Ibrox after impressive Gerrard for Osijek.Alfredo Morelos saw red against Aberdeen for an off the ball incident but will be available for European selection.Maribor have been impressive so far in the competition and Rangers will have to watch out for Jasmin Mesanovic who crashed a hat-trick in their last league game. gameday What time is kick-off?The first-leg of this tie will take place on Thursday, August 9.Kick-off will be at 7.45pm.Ibrox will host the opening fixture, where Rangers last tasted defeat back in March.Gerrard’s side were moments away from an opening day win in the Scottish Premiership, denied by a last-gasp equaliser from Aberdeen at Pittodrie.Which channel can I watch it on?Unfortunately this one isn’t being broadcast live in the UK.Once the Europa League properly gets going, BT Sport hold the exclusive rights. FOOTBALL LATEST Tottenham predicted XI to face Brighton with Mourinho expected to make big changes last_img read more