A top-four finish means "mission accomplished." The first full season of the Jurgen Klopp era ends with a spot in the Champions League, which brings relief to the club coffers and, psychologically, more of a sense that they're moving in the right direction.
Steve Nicol talked on the show about the club needing five or six major signings to compete for the title. The big question this summer is whether you go all in and make that many changes that quickly or whether you build through youth and, maybe,...
Landing 76 points and fourth place is a significant improvement on last season, although changes will still be needed to help keep pace with the rest of the league's best teams and deal with the extra football in Europe.
Rating out of 10: 7
In the very first half of football this season Liverpool had clearly been second best away to Arsenal. 1-0 down, it could and should have been more. Just before half-time, Philippe Coutinho unleashed a trademark free kick of curl and power to equalise....
Things change in the blink of an eye in football. The Football Whispers Index takes the latest transfer rumours and gives them a score out of five; the higher the score, the more realistic and reliable the whisper.
Here are today's top five emerging whispers for the summer. And keep an eye on Transfer Talk for all the latest gossip.
Alexandre Lacazette to Atletico Madrid
Alexandre Lacazette has agreed to leave Lyon this summer and sign for Atletico Madrid, subject to the Spanish club's...
And just like that, the 2016-17 Premier League came to an end. It has been a campaign of highs and lows, as Iain Macintosh points out.
Eighteen months ago, Chelsea were sliding toward the relegation zone, with Jose Mourinho apparently as welcome in the dressing room as an outbreak of trench foot. After five months of drift under Guus Hiddink, Antonio Conte was charged with fixing them. And it has to be said, he has done a pretty decent job. That dressing room has bitten many a manager in...
With 45 minutes gone, Anfield was threatening to be consumed by tension and anxiety, but Georginio Wijnaldum's strike in first-half stoppage time settled the nerves and the Reds ran out comfortable 3-0 winners over Middlesbrough in the end to secure a well-deserved place in the top four.
In recent times Liverpool have often fluffed their lines on the big occasion, so getting the job done under pressure this time this was a big step in the right direction.