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Reina Could Face Latics

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Liverpool face Wigan this weekend as the Latics make the short trip to Anfield. Steven Gerrard featured for England during international friendlies in the week making his 100th appearance and will captain the side on Saturday.

Some good news for Liverpool this week in terms of injuries as Lucas Leiva has returned to training at Melwood and also Pepe Reina looks as though he may finally be ready to start between the sticks again. Jonjo Shelvey is also available after suffering a small thigh problem.

For Wigan, they have a doubt hanging over James McArthur but long term absentee Miyaichi may be available for Martinez's starting XI.

Wigan are currently perched just below Liverpool in the league in 14th place and a win for them would push Martinez's side above us. Wigan look stronger this season compared to last and after recording a win at White Hart Lane earlier this month they aren't a team the bigger sides should just assume they will beat.

Most fans will also remember Wi…

New Reds Boss - Rodgers

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According to the BBC and the likes of @GuilemBalague Liverpool have just appointed Brendan Rodgers as their new manager after he agreed to sign a three year contract.

It's been a long list of candidates but has been clear in the last couple of days that it was between Wigan's Roberto Martinez and Swansea's Brendan Rodgers. For most Liverpool fans the idea of looking down the Premier League table instead of perhaps abroad was a hard one to grasp but most if not all Liverpool fans were willing to get fully behind whoever was appointed.

An article from the telegraph discussing with Rodgers his "total football" ideologies and his belief that you can't win games without the ball/high focus and passing and movement has been doing the rounds on Twitter and this proves what Rodgers likes to do with his teams and certainly will aim to do with Liverpool.

For those that follow me on Twitter you'll know that I'll always voice my honest opinions and most importan…