The Week That Was: Friendly Fun and Games

The Week That Was: Friendly Fun and Games
July 11, 2016 Daniel Rhodes

By Chris Rowland and Daniel Rhodes.

W/c Monday 11th July 2016.

Welcome to our weekly round-up of news and events on the site, matters relating to LFC and the world of football generally.

Liverpool Football Club News:

Monday 11th:

Lucas Leiva believes Jürgen Klopp’s new contract represents a huge boost for everybody connected with Liverpool (apart from Tony Evans maybe …Ed). (

“It’s great news for the club and for the fans as well because the relationship with him started really well and we hope that he will have a lot of success at the club,” said the Brazilian.

“About the new contract – it’s always good, because it shows that the club believe in what he is doing and the decisions he is making.

“He’s trying to change [things] step by step without affecting the team so much.”

Philippe Coutinho reported back for pre-season training at Melwood today.

He has been on holiday since Brazil’s early exit from the Copa America on June 12.

Joe Allen earned a place in UEFA’s team of the tournament for the Euros that finished yesterday.

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