Martin Skrtel’s agent has confirmed that Rangers have been in touch with his client of any potential move in the summer. The former Liverpool defender is a teammate of current Rangers manager Steven Gerrard, who has replaced Graeme Murty after a disappointing 2017-18 campaign. Gerrard is hoping to use his contacts in the game to increase the quality within Rangers.
Martin Skrtel is expected to be one of the players who will be taking part in the King’s Cup 2018. The matches will involve Gabon, UAE, Thailand, and Slovakia. Thailand comes in as the defending champions. The Rajamangala Stadium will be hosting the matches in Bangkok. Slovakia prepares for the first game when they take on UAE on Thursday. Later that day, Thailand and Gabon will be facing off each other. The winners of each match will be taking on each other in a final Sunday.
Fenerbahce have decided against securing a permanent deal for Vincent Janssen at the end of the current campaign. The Netherlands international left Tottenham Hotspur for the Turkish Super Lig back in August after he found himself out of favour under Mauricio Pochettino.
However, his season-long loan in Istanbul has not gone as planned with an injury back in December, hampering his chances of earning regular gametime. Janssen, who has netted just twice in 11 appearances, is due to undergo a longer rehabilitation than expected and according to Fanatik, the club have opted against the buy-option.
Former RTE Sport pundit John Giles feels Liverpool won't improve their defensive record even if they recruit quality defenders in the future. The Merseyside outfit have conceded just once at Anfield this season, but their away form has been woeful with 16 goals allowed in the space of just six matches.
Writing in his column for the Irish Independent, the Leeds United great insisted that the issues with the Reds backline lie are directly associated with Jurgen Klopp's training methods, he said: "I've reached the conclusion that if Jurgen Klopp found four new defenders tomorrow, all with gifted with great ability, that Liverpool would still leak goals.
Liverpool can shock Manchester City when both sides clash in the Premier League. For City it seemed it was their title to lose from weeks back as Jose Mourinho, Jurgen Klopp and Antonio Conte threw the towel in.
England will be coming up against a familiar position in the form of Martin Skrtel when the team takes on Slovakia in a World Cup 2018 qualifying match this weekend.
England will be taking a huge step towards qualifying for the World Cup with a victory in the game, but one of the biggest challenges for Gareth Southgate’s team may come in the form of Martin Skrtel. The former Liverpool defender was not required by manager Jurgen Klopp just over 12 months ago, and this led to his departure from English football. He had been the mainstay at Liverpool for more than six years after having been brought in by former boss Rafa Benitez for around £ 6 million.
Former Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel terrified fans on TV as he returned to Wembley Stadium when England hosted Slovakia in a World Cup qualifier. The ex Reds star scared many going by online accounts of the event during the national anthem as he previously caused an uproar for the use of a weird hairnet – which acted as a bandage holder – during training ahead of the clash.
As the camera man ran through the array of stars for the game, the Slovakian skipper stared into the lens. Though it was just for seconds, its intensity was scary especially as his face appeared on HD TV.
Martin Skirtel after long-serving career with The Redsswitched to Fenerbahce until 2019.
The gallant defender joined Liverpool in January 2008 from Zenit St Petersburg, he so far had 320 appearances for The Reds with invaluable 18 goals during his memorable career at the club.
The 32-year old had his first Premier League clash at home against Aston Villa 10 days after his arrival, by his great hard work, he become an important centre-back in Liverpool's defence squad – he had the best and most appearance in the 2010-10 English Premier League campaign.
Back on October of 2016, Fenerbahce travelled to Old Trafford in order to face off with Manchester United for the group stages of the Europa League.
During this match in specific, the Slovakian defender Martin Skrtel was booed every single time that he touched the ball.
Liverpool long time star Lucas Leiva is set to be axed this summer, according to reports.
The relevance of the Brazilian is always a source of debate amongst fans but this time it seems both sides of the divide are in consonance. After a decade at the Merseyside, Leiva would likely end his stay.