News Roundup

Battle for 4th

Liverpool FC head into the final home game of the season still needing a point against Brighton to secure their European status next season.

Jürgen Klopp and co were fortunate that Huddersfield was able to take a point at home against Chelsea, meaning the future of The Reds for next season were still in their own hands and displayed the fact that this year’s European finalists only need one more point due to their superior goal difference.

Tottenham cemented their place in the top four after they beat Newcastle on Wednesday, meaning the fight for fourth is between Chelsea and Liverpool.

Awards

Mo Salah collected his 7th Standard Chartered Player of the Month award for his performances throughout April. The Egyptian scored 6 goals in as many goals as Liverpool reached the Champions League final.

Last night was the LFC Player Awards for this season. These were the nominees and winners among the players themselves.

Young player of the Season:
Nominees: Trent Alexander-Arnold, Joe Gomez and Ben Woodburn.
Winner: Trent Alexander-Arnold.

Players Player of the Season
Nominees: Mohammed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Trent Alexander-Arnold.
Winner: Mohammed Salah.

Supporters Player of the Season: Mohammed Salah.

Academy Player of the Season: Harry Wilson

Ladies Players Player of the Season: Sophie Ingle

LFC Ladies Fans Player of the Season: Gemma Bonner

Goal of the Season Award: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain V Manchester City in the Champions League 1st leg.

Forever Reds Achievement Award: Ian Callaghan

Outstanding team award: 1978 European Cup Winners

Team news

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain confirmed his surgery was successful via Twitter. The England international who suffered knee ligament damage in the first leg against Roma is expecting to be fit for the start of the 2018/19 campaign.

Joe Gomez will miss the Champions League Final and World cup after having surgery on his ankle. The injury was picked up on international duty in March but the young right-back has done all he could to play for Liverpool during the business end of the season.