Lucas Leiva

Liverpool #21 - Midfielder

  • Born: 01/09/87
  • Age: 27
  • Height:
  • Weight: 0

Pre-Norwich Overnight Open Thread

Five questions to pass the time as we wait for kickoff from Carrow Road.

Despite Ban, Henderson Travels to Norwich

One does not simply ignore the raw animal magnetism of Jordan Henderson, and Brendan Rodgers is clearly not immune to the midfielder's powers as he plans to bring the player all the way to Norwich in spite of the fact that he is not eligible to play.

Lucas Ready to Return to the Starting Eleven

Having been largely relegated to the sidelines since his return, injury and suspension will give Lucas his chance against Norwich—and the midfielder is ready to take it.

Liverpool Ready for the Next Biggest Game

Having dispatched West Ham, Jordan Henderson and Steven Gerrard are confident this is a Liverpool side with the right mix of skill and steel to keep getting the results they need.

Rodgers: Lucas has "First Class" Attitude

Returned from injury and stuck on the bench, Lucas Leiva is ready to go whenever Brendan Rodgers needs him. He's just that kind of guy.

Everything’s the Worst: Winning Equations Edition

ETW will continue on its trajectory of considered positivity once again in the hope that further consternation and dismay envelopes all who attempt to halt Liverpool’s path to glory.

Pre-Cardiff Overnight Open Thread

Five questions to pass the time as we wait for kickoff from Cardiff City Stadium.

Pre-Manchester United Overnight Open Thread

Five questions to pass the time as we wait for kickoff from Old Trafford.

On Holding Midfielders and Conventional Wisdom

Conventional wisdom says to play a more defensive lineup against strong opponents and a more attacking lineup against weaker ones. The return of Lucas Leiva gives Brendan Rodgers a chance to turn that on its head.

Agger in Rodgers' Plans for Southampton

At his pre-Southampton press conference, Brendan Rodgers updated the injury status of Mamadou Sakho, Lucas Leiva, and Jose Enrique. He also made a point of the fact that Daniel Agger will play on Saturday.

On Structural Failings and Individual Errors

Steven Gerrard might make a good deep-lying playmaker, but that isn't the same thing as a rounded holding player. Which doesn't have to be an entirely bad thing. It is, however, a structural weakness, even if it's by choice.

Lucas Recovering Ahead of Schedule

Updating Liverpool's injury situation finds Glen Johnson and Daniel Agger almost ready to go, while Lucas Leiva is ahead of schedule and could return by the end of the month along with Jose Enrique and Mamadou Sakho.

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