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SportLiverpool reportedly set to face Burnley on the opening day

12:35  12 june  2019
12:35  12 june  2019 Source:   readsport.co

Burnley reportedly target Harrison Reed

Burnley reportedly target Harrison Reed Southampton midfielder Harrison Reed is a target for Premier League club Burnley, according to claims from The Daily Mail. Following a successful season on loan at Blackburn Rovers in the Championship, the 24-year-old appears to have piqued the interest of Clarets boss Sean Dyche. Norwich City, who recently secured promotion to the top flight, are understood by The Daily Mail to also be keen on bringing Reed back to Carrow Road. The Saints’

Overall, Liverpool have lost three of the last 22 league clashes home and away against Burnley , scoring in eight of the last nine top-flight matches If selected, Jordan Henderson will play the 300th league game of his career. Burnley 's season began on July 26, only 11 days after the World Cup final.

Liverpool extended their unbeaten Premier League streak to 15 matches with a 3-1 comeback victory at Burnley on Wednesday night. In a classic game of two halves, a dour opening 45 minutes made way for a topsy-turvy second period, with goals from James Milner, substitute Roberto Firmino and

Liverpool reportedly set to face Burnley on the opening day © Matthias Hangst/Getty Images Sport Tottenham Hotspur v Liverpool - UEFA Champions League Final

Liverpool will reportedly start the new Premier League campaign away to Burnley.

According to leaked images published by the Mirror, the Reds will kick off their new campaign on Saturday night against Sean Dyche’s men.

The report, which includes a leaked image showing a full programme of games, claims that the Champions League winners will face Burnley at 17:30 and will be shown live on BT Sport.

The leaked fixtures are unverified and are listed as subject to change, but Burnley away would by no means by the easiest of games for the Reds to open their campaign with.

Liverpool in the running to sign Dael Fry

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Liverpool are reportedly closing in on reaching an agreement with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to extend his stay at Anfield for a further 12 months. In many ways, Oxlade-Chamberlain will be seen as a new signing given how long he has spent on the sidelines, and if he is to pen a new deal this summer, he’ll

Bayern Munich are reportedly set to win the transfer scrap for the signing of Lille winger Nicolas Pepe, who was also wanted by Man Utd and Liverpool . With Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery moving on , the Bavarian giants and reigning Bundesliga champions will need to replace them this summer, and it

Liverpool reportedly set to face Burnley on the opening day © Ian MacNicol/Getty Images Sport Ian MacNicol/Getty Images Sport

Notoriously a tricky place to go, Burnley themselves will be looking to kick on after a mixed campaign last season.

Liverpool began last season at Anfield, where they beat Manuel Pellegrini’s West Ham 4-0, starting the campaign as they meant to go on.

The Reds will once again be hoping for a positive result as they aim for another title charge.

Celtic face competition from Juventus, Liverpool and Tottenham in Harper pursuit.
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