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2 friendlies and three video games as Premier League returns – Liverpool FC in August – Liverpool FC


The month of August has arrived and meaning Premier League motion is again on the agenda, however Jurgen Klopp‘s squad nonetheless have two extra friendlies to play.

July proved an attention-grabbing month, to say the least, for Liverpool, as each Fabinho and Jordan Henderson had been courted by Saudi Arabian golf equipment.

The staff travelled to Germany for a coaching camp and the pursuit of Southampton‘s Romeo Lavia mounted – motion of some description eventually!

Switch talks have dominated all summer time discussions and the Reds nonetheless have enterprise to do, however they don’t have lengthy earlier than the brand new Premier League season will get underway.

Listed here are all the important thing dates for the diary in August.

 

August 2 – Bayern

SINGAPORE - Thursday, July 14, 2022: Liverpool players during a training sessional at the National Stadium, Singapore ahead of the Standard Chartered Trophy pre-season friendly match against Crystal Palace. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

The primary style of motion in August is the second and ultimate pleasant in Singapore, with Bayern Munich the opposition.

Kickoff is at 12.30pm (BST), 7.30pm native time.

The German champions begin their season on the identical weekend because the Reds and this must current the best degree of competitors for either side.

A reunion with Sadio Mane was on the playing cards when this pleasant was locked in, however he’s set for a transfer of his personal to Saudi Arabia.

 

August 7 – Darmstadt

PRESTON, ENGLAND - Saturday, July 13, 2013: A general view of the Bill Shankly Stand Preston North End's Deepdale before a preseason friendly match against Liverpool. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Klopp’s squad are then again on residence soil, however with Anfield not prepared for spectators, Preston’s Deepdale will play host for the ultimate pre-season fixture towards Germany’s Darmstadt.

Kickoff is at 7pm (BST).

The Bundesliga aspect are the fourth German membership Liverpool will face this summer time and because the match comes simply days earlier than Liverpool’s league opener, there might be a lot to look out for.

 

August 13 – Chelsea (A)

LONDON, ENGLAND - Tuesday, April 4, 2023: Liverpool's Diogo Jota (L) is challenged by Chelsea's Reece James during the FA Premier League match between Chelsea FC and Liverpool FC at Stamford Bridge. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

The opening weekend of the brand new Premier League season, there’s no feeling fairly prefer it.

First up is a visit to Stamford Bridge to fulfill a Chelsea aspect below new administration – Mauricio Pochettino is now on the helm.

They’ve misplaced the likes of Kai Havertz, Mason Mount, Mateo Kovacic, N’Golo Kante and Cesar Azpilicueta, and added ahead Christopher Nkunku and Nicolas Jackson, plus Levi Colwill is again of their ranks.

 

August 19 – Bournemouth (H)

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, May 6, 2023: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp celebrates in front of the Spion Kop after the FA Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Brentford FC at Anfield. Liverpool won 1-0. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

For the primary time since Might, Anfield awaits!

Nonetheless, it is not going to be in entrance of a completed Anfield Street Stand after its opening was delayed, leading to a lowered capability.

It’s removed from splendid, however Klopp and Co. can nonetheless anticipate a raucous ambiance to welcome them residence – and a repeat of final season’s 9-0 towards Bournemouth wouldn’t go amiss.

This might be Alexis Mac Allister and Dominik Szoboszlai‘s first style of getting the Anfield crowd behind them reasonably than towards them.

 

August 27 – Newcastle (A)

NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, ENGLAND - Saturday, February 18, 2023: Liverpool's Darwin Núñez celebrates after scoring opening goal during the FA Premier League match between Newcastle United FC and Liverpool FC at St. James' Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

The month closes out with a visit to the north east, towards a Newcastle aspect who might be aiming to proceed their stand up the desk after final season’s fourth-placed end.

Eddie Howe’s aspect added midfielder Sandro Tonali from AC Milan and Leicester‘s Harvey Barnes to their squad however might be anticipated to have added to their ranks additional earlier than Liverpool’s go to.

Let’s hope the identical will be mentioned for Klopp’s aspect!

 

September 1 – Switch deadline day

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Monday, March 7, 2022: Liverpool club crest on the outside of the AXA Training Centre pictured ahead of the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 2nd Leg game between Liverpool FC and FC Internazionale Milano. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Talking of transfers, the top of the summer time window looms not lengthy after the journey to St James’ Park, and whereas we all know this isn’t in August, it’s a notable date to remember.

Liverpool might be hoping they’re not within the enterprise of needing to make late strikes, or a determined one as we noticed final season.

The deadline is at 11pm.


Liverpool fixtures in August

NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, ENGLAND - Saturday, February 18, 2023: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp arrives ahead of the FA Premier League match between Newcastle United FC and Liverpool FC at St. James' Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

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