Ragnar Klavan

Born: October 30, 1985 (age 32)

Height: 6'1" (186cm)

Hometown: Viljandi, Estonia
Nationality: Estonia Estonian

Position: Defender
Team: Liverpool
Ragnar Klavan in action for Liverpool on August 6, 2016
Career History
Senior2005-2009Heracles
→ 2009AZ (loan)
2009-2012AZ
2012-2016Augsburg
2016-Liverpool
International2003-Estonia
Sports Mole has 104 articles about Ragnar Klavan. Articles 1 to 40:
Ragnar Klavan in action for Liverpool on August 6, 2016
Ragnar Klavan: 'Liverpool have improved in defence'
Liverpool defender Ragnar Klavan admits that the Premier League side have improved in defence after a number of their displays were criticised earlier in the season.
17:58
Philippe Coutinho in action during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Manchester United on October 14, 2017
Team News: Philippe Coutinho out for Liverpool
Philippe Coutinho misses out on Liverpool's Champions League encounter with Maribor.
Nov 1, 18:35
Jurgen Klopp celebrates during the Champions League playoff between Liverpool and Hoffenheim on August 23, 2017
Preview: Liverpool vs. Maribor
Sports Mole previews the Champions League encounter at Anfield between Liverpool and Maribor.
Oct 30, 16:18
Romelu Lukaku celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Everton on September 17, 2017
Combined XI: Liverpool vs. Manchester United
Ahead of Saturday's Premier League showdown between Liverpool and Manchester United, Sports Mole assembles a combined XI from the two teams.
Oct 13, 09:39
Liverpool defender Ragnar Klavan holds off the challenge of Stoke City's Jonathan Walters during the Premier League clash at Anfield on December 27, 2016
Ian Wright: 'Ragnar Klavan a defensive problem for Liverpool'
Ian Wright says that Joel Matip is "OK" defensively, but Ragnar Klavan has yet to justify his inclusion in the Liverpool squad.
Oct 9, 12:09
Jurgen Klopp is not happy in this moment during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Liverpool on September 9, 2017
Joey Barton: 'Liverpool have a Championship defence and the wrong attitude'
Joey Barton criticises Liverpool's defence by claiming that it is Championship quality rather than elite level.
Sep 25, 21:26
Jurgen Klopp watches the warm-up ahead of the Premier League game between Liverpool and Burnley on September 16, 2017
Team News: Jurgen Klopp makes five changes
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp makes five changes for his side's trip to Leicester City.
Sep 23, 16:32
Emre Can celebrates scoring during the Champions League playoff between Liverpool and Hoffenheim on August 23, 2017
Liverpool midfielder Emre Can fit to feature against Leicester City
Emre Can is expected to be part of Liverpool's squad for their Premier League meeting with Leicester City on Saturday evening after overcoming a slight knock.
Sep 22, 12:23
Jurgen Klopp watches the warm-up ahead of the Premier League game between Liverpool and Burnley on September 16, 2017
Jurgen Klopp: Burnley draw "feels wrong"
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp bemoans his side's continued defensive errors after being held to a 1-1 draw at home to Burnley.
Sep 16, 20:33
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp speaks to Philippe Coutinho during their Champions League Group E clash with Sevilla at Anfield on September 13, 2017
Team News: Philippe Coutinho starts for Liverpool
Philippe Coutinho starts for Liverpool as they welcome Burnley to Anfield.
Sep 16, 14:03
A general shot of the new Main Stand at Anfield ahead of Liverpool's Premier League clash with Watford on November 6, 2016
Preview: Liverpool vs. Burnley
Sports Mole previews Saturday afternoon's Premier League meeting between Liverpool and Burnley at Anfield.
Sep 14, 15:57
Philippe Coutinho in action during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Southampton on May 7, 2017
Team News: Philippe Coutinho on Liverpool bench
Philippe Coutinho is named on the Liverpool bench as they welcome Sevilla in the Champions League.
Sep 13, 18:32
Philippe Coutinho in action during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Burnley on March 12, 2017
Team News: Philippe Coutinho out, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain on bench for Liverpool
Philippe Coutinho misses out on Liverpool's trip to Manchester City, while new signing Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is named on the bench.
Sep 9, 11:32
Crystal Palace's Mamadou Sakho before the Premier League match against Liverpool on April 23, 2017
Frank de Boer: 'Mamadou Sakho too expensive for Crystal Palace'
Crystal Palace manager Frank de Boer admits that the Eagles are not able to pay Liverpool's asking price for France defender Mamadou Sakho.
Aug 21, 11:27
Jurgen Klopp celebrates after the Premier League game between West Ham United and Liverpool on May 14, 2017
Jurgen Klopp praises "outstandingly good" Liverpool defence
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp insists that, while his defence were not perfect against Watford last weekend, they did not deserve the level of abuse they received.
Aug 20, 16:23
A hooded Jurgen Klopp looking shifty during the Premier League game between West Bromwich Albion and Liverpool on April 16, 2017
Result: Liverpool overcome Athletic Bilbao in Dublin
Liverpool end their pre-season preparations with a 3-1 win over Athletic Bilbao at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.
Aug 5, 19:10
Sadio Mane celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur on February 11, 2017
Result: Liverpool thrash Bayern Munich in Audi Cup
Liverpool book their place in the final of the Audi Cup courtesy of a 3-0 victory over Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena.
Aug 1, 21:23
Georginio Wijnaldum celebrates scoring in the final throes of the Premier League game between Liverpool and Arsenal on March 4, 2017
Result: Liverpool ease past Hertha Berlin to continue unbeaten pre-season
Liverpool ease to a 3-0 win over Hertha Berlin in pre-season courtesy of goals from Dominic Solanke, Georginio Wijnaldum and Mohamed Salah.
Jul 29, 18:53
Peter Crouch of Stoke City gestures during the Capital One Cup Third Round match between Fulham and Stoke City at Craven Cottage on September 22, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Ragnar Klavan: 'Peter Crouch is toughest Premier League opponent'
Liverpool defender Ragnar Klavan says that Peter Crouch has posed the biggest challenge to him since he moved to the Premier League.
Jul 28, 17:25
Belgium's Romelu Lukaku celebrates after scoring the 0-2 goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifying football match between Croatia and Belgium, at the Maksimir stadium in Zagreb, on October 11 ,2013
Team News: Romelu Lukaku spearheads the Belgium attack against Estonia
Everton striker Romelu Lukaku leads the line for Belgium's trip to Estonia.
Jun 9, 19:25
Jurgen Klopp smiles at a disinterested Sam Allardyce ahead of the game between Sunderland and Liverpool on December 30, 2015
Preview: Liverpool vs. Crystal Palace
Sports Mole previews Sunday afternoon's Premier League meeting between Liverpool and Crystal Palace at Anfield.
Apr 21, 13:15
A hooded Jurgen Klopp looking shifty during the Premier League game between West Bromwich Albion and Liverpool on April 16, 2017
Jurgen Klopp: 'Liverpool might be challenging for title were it not for injuries'
Jurgen Klopp believes that Liverpool would be challenging for the Premier League title had injuries not hampered his side over the course of the season.
Apr 21, 11:01
Ragnar Klavan in action for Liverpool on August 6, 2016
Lucas Leiva, Ragnar Klavan, Joel Matip doubtful for Crystal Palace match
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp may hand Joe Gomez a first league start since September 2015 against Crystal Palace, due to fitness concerns over three defensive players.
Apr 20, 13:55
The Premier League's greatest trio Philippe Coutinho, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino celebrate during the 6-1 win over Watford at Anfield on November 6, 2016
Team News: Philippe Coutinho, Roberto Firmino start for Liverpool at West Bromwich Albion
Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino are restored to the Liverpool starting XI ahead of their Premier League clash at West Bromwich Albion on Sunday.
Apr 16, 12:42
Dejan Lovren in action during the Premier League game between Everton and Liverpool on December 19, 2016
Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren comfortable switching systems
Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren says that the team can cope with switching systems under manager Jurgen Klopp.
Apr 14, 12:09
Philippe Coutinho in action during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Burnley on March 12, 2017
Result: Liverpool survive Stoke City scare to stay third
Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino come off the bench to rescue Liverpool as they come from behind to beat Stoke City 2-1 at the bet365 Stadium.
Apr 8, 16:57
Philippe Coutinho in action during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Burnley on March 12, 2017
Team News: Roberto Firmino, Philippe Coutinho on Liverpool bench
Roberto Firmino and Philippe Coutinho start among the substitutes for Liverpool's trip to Stoke City.
Apr 8, 14:01
Ragnar Klavan in action for Liverpool on August 6, 2016
Ragnar Klavan: 'Team spirit will carry Liverpool over the line'
Liverpool defender Ragnar Klavan is confident that his side have enough quality to remain in the Premier League's top four, even with some "really tough games" ahead.
Apr 7, 19:46
Jurgen Klopp during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Burnley on March 12, 2017
Result: Liverpool pegged back by Bournemouth at Anfield
Bournemouth strike late against Liverpool once again to dent the Reds' top-four hopes with a 2-2 draw at Anfield.
Apr 5, 21:58
Jurgen Klopp during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Burnley on March 12, 2017
Team News: Two changes for Liverpool against Bournemouth
Jurgen Klopp makes two changes as Liverpool host Bournemouth this evening.
Apr 5, 19:04
Ronald Koeman during the Premier League game between Aston Villa and Southampton on April 23, 2016
Team News: Ronald Koeman hands start to Everton youngster Matthew Pennington
Everton manager Ronald Koeman hands young defender Matthew Pennington a surprise start for the Merseyside derby with Liverpool.
Apr 1, 11:34
Dejan Lovren in action for Liverpool on October 1, 2016
Liverpool 'renew Dejan Lovren contract talks'
Liverpool reportedly renew contract talks with centre-back Dejan Lovren, but remain interested in signing a defender when the transfer window reopens.
Mar 30, 17:10
Liverpool defender Ragnar Klavan holds off the challenge of Stoke City's Jonathan Walters during the Premier League clash at Anfield on December 27, 2016
Ragnar Klavan: 'I respect but do not fear Sergio Aguero'
Ragnar Klavan is relishing a clash against Sergio Aguero when Manchester City host Liverpool on Sunday, expressing respect but not fear for the Argentine striker.
Mar 19, 10:58
Ragnar Klavan in action for Liverpool on August 6, 2016
Ragnar Klavan: Debut Premier League season "a reality check"
Liverpool defender Ragnar Klavan says that "anything can happen" in the Premier League, which he believes is down to his tough transition from the Bundesliga.
Mar 15, 15:12
Reds boss Jurgen Klopp appears ahead of the Premier League game between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur on February 11, 2017
Preview: Liverpool vs. Burnley
Sports Mole previews Sunday's Premier League clash between Liverpool and Burnley at Anfield.
Mar 10, 13:00
Ragnar Klavan in action for Liverpool on August 6, 2016
Ragnar Klavan: 'We produced an important response against Liverpool'
Liverpool centre-back Ragnar Klavan praises his side's important response after the Reds' 3-1 victory over Arsenal in the Premier League.
Mar 5, 11:50
Alexis Sanchez celebrates scoring the winner during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Burnley on January 22, 2017
Team News: Alexis Sanchez benched, Mesut Ozil out for Arsenal
Alexis Sanchez starts on the bench and Mesut Ozil is absent as Arsenal travel to Liverpool.
Mar 4, 16:34
Jurgen Klopp and Arsene Wenger during the game between Liverpool and Arsenal on January 13, 2016
Preview: Liverpool vs. Arsenal
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League clash between top-four rivals Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield.
Mar 3, 22:01
Dejan Lovren in action during the EFL Cup semi-final between Liverpool and Southampton on January 25, 2017
Dejan Lovren 'sent to Germany for further treatment on knee injury'
Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren is reportedly receiving treatment in Germany to rectify a persistent knee issue, leaving him doubtful for the trip to face Leicester City.
Feb 20, 21:18
Georginio Wijnaldum in action for Liverpool on September 16, 2016
Team News: Georginio Wijnaldum back against unchanged Tottenham Hotspur
Georginio Wijnaldum replaces Emre Can as Liverpool welcome Tottenham Hotspur to Anfield.
Feb 11, 16:33



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