Liverpool Rumors & News

  • Lazar Markovic to join Fenerbahce on loan – but Liverpool want him back

    The Guardian "Lazar Markovic is to join Fenerbahce on a season-long loan from Liverpool in search of the regular first-team football that has eluded him at Anfield. Liverpool have agreed terms with the Turkish club over the Serbia international’s move and the 21-year-old is close to finalising the move to..." August 28

  • Liverpool worried they will be stuck with defender after receiving no bids

    Daily Star "Enrique, 29, is out of favour at Anfield and has been banished from training with the first-team squad. Brendan Rodgers is keen to sell the Spanish left-back but there are a couple of obstacles blocking a deal. The Liverpool Echo report he is happy to see out the final 12 months of his Kop..." August 28

  • Mario Balotelli blames Kop boss Brendan Rodgers for his poor Liverpool form

    Daily Star "The Italian striker completed a return to AC Milan earlier today just 12 months after arriving at Anfield in a £16m deal. He's moved back to the San Siro on a season-long loan, and is unlikely to play for the Reds again. And the ex-Manchester City frontman has now taken issue with Rodgers..." August 27

  • Report: Balotelli's Milan contract bans 'extravagant haircuts,' nightclubs

    The Score "AC Milan may be close to a loan move to bring back favourite son Mario Balotelli, but not before establishing a few ground rules. The Italian outfit has apparently had enough of Balotelli's antics and his contract will include a good-behaviour clause, reports La Gazzetta dello Sport, courtesy..." August 26

  • Arsène Wenger rejects Gary Neville criticism after Arsenal-Liverpool 0-0

    The Guardian "Arsène Wenger rejected Gary Neville’s stinging criticism that his inability to sign “players of power” to propel an Arsenal title challenge over the last decade was born of arrogance but tempered that by admitting his side’s start to the season has been distinctly average. An entertaining..." August 26

  • Mario Balotelli completes medical at AC Milan: 'I am happy to be back'

    The Score "It's just a matter of time before Mario Balotelli rejoins AC Milan. The Italian striker completed a medical with Milan on Tuesday and will be introduced as the team's newest summer signing during a press conference later in the day, officially ending his disappointing time with Liverpool. "I..." August 25

  • Besiktas target Lucas set for Liverpool stay

    ESPN FC "Lucas Leiva looks likely to remain a Liverpool player with manager Brendan Rodgers insisting he is an important part of his squad. Lucas, 28, appeared to be surplus requirements with Besiktas hopeful of signing the player. The Turkish club reportedly had a loan bid rejected for the Brazil..." August 25

  • Liverpool outcast Lucas eyes shock return against Arsenal

    Daily Star "The Reds midfielder fell out with the Kop boss after he was dropped down the pecking order on Merseyside. Lucas, 28, is considering his future but with Jordan Henderson struggling with a heel injury the Brazil midfielder could be brought back into the squad. Henderson, 25, is unlikely to..." August 24

  • Report: Liverpool's Mario Balotelli on verge of AC Milan return

    CBS Sports "Mario Balotelli's Liverpool nightmare is almost over. The 25-year-old scored just one league goal for the Reds and is now set to return to AC Milan on a season-long loan, according to La Gazetta dello Sport. "Super Mario" joined Liverpool from Milan a year ago for $18 million but never settled..." August 23

  • Sturridge could be fit for Liverpool-Man United match Sept. 12

    ESPN FC "Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is set to return to England this weekend to step up his recovery from a hip injury. The England international needed surgery in early May to sort out a torn muscle sustained during a Premier League match against Manchester United on Mar. 22. But he has been..." August 20

  • Liverpool nip in ahead of Arsenal to seal £8.5m deal for Spain star Ceballos from Betis

    The Express "Seville-based newspaper Diario de Sevilla claim contact has already been made and the Spain Under-21 international will make the switch next June. While the deal won't go through straight away, the report even goes so far as to suggest a house and car has been arranged to make the transition as..." August 18

  • Tottenham join Liverpool in £40m race for international winger

    The Express "That is according to the Mirror, who claim the the Congo international is keen on a move to White Hart Lane. The 26-year-old was heavily linked with a move to Liverpool in January, but Brendan Rodgers baulked at the club's inflated valuation of the player. Bolasie impressed last season with..." August 16

  • Liverpool turn down Roma bid to bring in defender Mamadou Sakho on loan

    ESPN FC "Liverpool have rejected Serie A club Roma's bid to take Mamadou Sakho on loan for the season. The centre-back has fallen behind Martin Skrtel and Dejan Lovren in the battle for first-team places but manager Brendan Rodgers is not looking to sell him, sources have told ESPN FC. Skrtel and..." August 15

  • Brendan Rodgers reveals huge transfer update on £32m duo

    The Express "The Reds boss insists defender Alberto Moreno and winger Lazar Markovic will not leave Anfield this summer, contrary to reports. Rodgers insists the Anfield pair, brought in a year ago for £12m and £20m respectively, still have a part to play this campaign. "Both players are very talented..." August 15

  • Asier Illarramendi 'free to leave Real Madrid'

    Daily Mirror "Real Madrid midfielder Asier Illarramendi has reportedly been told he can leave Real Madrid - opening the door for Liverpool. The Reds have been linked with a move for the 25-year-old all summer, and could now table a bid, according to reports in Spain. Hehas struggled to hold down a..." August 15

  • Lucas Leiva set to move for more game time predicts legend Jamie Carragher

    Daily Mirror "Jamie Carragher senses Lucas Leiva will be leaving Liverpool because he wants to play more football. Anfield icon and TV pundit Carragher still retains close links with the club he served with distinction for 16 years, and he admitted he wasn’t surprised at the Brazilian midfielder Lucas’..." August 15

  • Sunderland get go ahead to step up Liverpool pressure and make £9m replacement loan bid

    The Express "Borini, 24, enjoyed a successful loan spell at the Stadium of Light two seasons ago but returned to Merseyside last campaign. He is set to leave Liverpool before deadline day after failing to convince manager Brendan Rodgers that he warrants game time. Bids from Italy have come in for the..." August 14

  • Jose Enrique and Fabio Borini are prioritising wages over playing time

    ESPN FC "Liverpool continue to be left frustrated in their efforts to offload unwanted stars Jose Enrique, Fabio Borini and Mario Balotelli. Short of telling "Kenny the gateman" at their Melwood training base to refuse the out of favour trio entry to the premises, there's little more the club's manager..." August 14

  • Is Real Madrid’s Asier Illarramendi the perfect transfer target for Liverpool?

    Metro "Asier Illarramendi’s move to Real Madrid couldn’t really have worked out any worse for the player. Signed from Real Sociedad for €32.2m in July 2013, the 25-year-old has barely made an impression at the Santiago Bernabeu in the two years since. Once Toni Kroos was bought after an excellent..." August 13

  • Liverpool ‘seal Taiwo Awoniyi transfer, medical to be completed imminently’

    Metro "Liverpool have reportedly completed the signing of 17-year-old Nigerian striker Taiwo Awoniyi. The youngster, who currently plies his trade with Imperial Soccer Academy in Nigeria, was understood to be a target for Manchester City, having impressed at the U20 World Cup in New Zealand. " August 12

  • Report: Raheem Sterling’s car crashed by friend, nitrous oxide canisters found inside

    Pro Soccer Talk "According to a report by The Sun, a friend of Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling crashed the 20-year-old’s car, leaving it smashed at the scene for days. The report states the expensive Mercedes coupe was found with both airbags deployed, and littered with nitrous oxide canisters, the same..." August 11

  • Liverpool FC willing to listen to offers for Lucas

    Liverpool Echo "Liverpool are willing to listen to offers for long-serving midfielder Lucas Leiva. The Brazil international’s future is shrouded in doubt after he was omitted from the squad for Sunday’s Premier League win at Stoke City. Lucas was left crestfallen by the snub and is now considering his..." August 11

  • NBC retains U.S. Premier League TV rights for six more seasons

    Sporting News "American soccer fans can get comfortable turning to NBC's networks for Premier League coverage. NBC Sports Group has reached a six-year extension of its rights to broadcast Premier League games in the U.S., the network announced Monday. The network is in the third and final season of its..." August 10

  • Liverpool will listen to Lucas Leiva offers of around £8m - sources

    ESPN FC "Lucas Leiva will be allowed to leave Liverpool after falling out of favour with manager Brendan Rodgers. The Reds are prepared to listen to offers of around £8m for the 28-year-old, whose first-team chances at Anfield will be severely limited if he stays, sources have told ESPN FC. Lucas did..." August 10

  • PSG's Lucas Digne set for Roma rather than Liverpool - sources

    ESPN FC "Liverpool are set to miss out to Roma for Paris Saint-Germain defender Lucas Digne, sources have told ESPN FC. Liverpool have considered a move for Digne as they look to bolster their left-back options with the Frenchman keen on a move away from PSG. Reds boss Brendan Rodgers started summer..." August 10

  • Steven Gerrard sends Liverpool a good luck message from LA Galaxy

    ESPN FC "Steven Gerrard has taken time out from what is surely a hectic schedule in sun-drenched Los Angeles to wish his former club well for the new season. Former skipper Gerrard left Liverpool last month to start a new adventure in Major League Soccer with LA Galaxy, and later on Sunday he will take..." August 09

  • Alexandre Lacazette snubs Arsenal and Liverpool interest to sign new four-year Lyon contract

    Daily Mirror "Alexandre Lacazette has turned down interest from the Premier League and signed a new contract with Lyon. Lacazette was Ligue 1's top goalscorer last season and his prolific form attracted the attention of both Arsenal and Liverpool, who were searching for new strikers this summer. But after..." August 08

  • Reds face fight with Roma for PSG star

    Daily Mirror "Liverpool's proposed move for Lucas Digne is set to be hijacked by Roma, according to the Daily Express. The Paris Saint-Germain full-back is set to make the move away from the French capital this summer with Liverpool leading the way for his signature. But the Reds are now set to have..." August 08

  • Reds target Asier Illarramendi 'told he has no future at Real Madrid'

    Daily Mirror "The Reds have been handed a boost in their pursuit of Asier Illarramendi after the player was told he has no future at Real Madrid, according to reports in Spain. Illarramendi initially wanted to stay and fight for his place at the Bernabeu but Rafa Benitez has informed him he isn't in his..." August 06

  • Liverpool demand improved offer for Fiorentina target Fabio Borini

    talkSport "Liverpool are demanding an improved bid from Fiorentina if the Serie A club are to land striker Fabio Borini. As talkSPORT told you on Wednesday, the 24-year-old is in talks with the La Viola about ending his miserable stay on Merseyside. The Italy international has been the subject of a..." August 06

  • Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge could make injury comeback in A MONTH against Manchester United

    Daily Mirror "Daniel Sturridge is targeting his return for Liverpool against Manchester United in just a month's time. England striker Sturridge has been given the all-clear to return to training within the next fortnight after missing virtually all last season. Sturridge was told he could be out until..." August 05

  • Liverpool ‘clear to seal Alexandre Lacazette transfer, Lyon tell him he can leave’

    Metro "Hubert Fournier, manager of the French outfit, has not been impressed with the 24-year-old’s attitude amid recent transfer speculation, according to L’Equipe. The France international forward has scored 53 goals in 94 appearances for Lyon over the last two seasons and a host of top European..." August 04

  • Digne ready to quit PSG amid Liverpool and Roma interest

    Goal.com "The defender is desperate to secure more playing time this season as he attempts to force his way into France's Euro 2016 squad Paris Saint-Germain left-back Lucas Digne is ready to quit the club this summer in order to find regular first-team football. The France international made just 15..." August 04

  • Adama Traore ‘travelling to Liverpool for medical ahead of transfer’

    Metro "The 19-year-old has been one of Liverpool’s top summer targets, with Anfield officials said to have flown out to Spain to wrap up the deal. And reports in Spain say Brendan Rodgers is on the verge of securing Traore’s services with the Barcelona star preparing to travel to Liverpool for a..." August 04

  • Liverpool transfers: Manchester United could ensure arch-rivals get stuck with £16m misfit Mario Balotelli

    Daily Mirror "Chelsea have asked Tottenham to name their price for Danny Rose. Blues boss Jose Mourinho is desperate to sign a left-back before the start of the season on Saturday, and it is believed that the Premier League champions are willing to pay around £15million for Rose. Mourinho currently has..." August 04

  • Brendan Rodgers to hand teenager Joe Gomez debut in opening Premier League game

    The Telegraph "Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is likely to hand a Premier League debut to teenager Joe Gomez in the opening weekend trip to Stoke City. Gomez, 18, was signed for £3.5 million from Charlton in the summer and it was initially believed he would have to bide his time before his senior..." August 04

  • Mario Balotelli told he has no future at Liverpool as striker trains away from first-team

    The Independent "Mario Balotelli has been told he has no future with Liverpool and the striker is training away from the first-team squad along with Fabio Borini and Jose Enrique, whom the club are also looking to offload this summer. Balotelli, 24, was not on the pre-season tour to Thailand, Australia and..." July 31

  • Mario Balotelli being targeted by newly-promoted Bologna

    London Evening Standard "Liverpool's Mario Balotelli is being targeted by newly-promoted Serie A side Bologna after the club confirmed they are mulling over a permanent transfer for the striker. The 24-year-old struggled in his first season at Anfield following his £16million move to the club from AC Milan last summer..." July 30

  • Mario Balotelli wanted by Sampdoria but only if Liverpool lower £7m asking price

    Daily Mail "Sampdoria president Massimo Ferrero has revealed that the club are keen to sign Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli, if the Premier League side are willing to lower their asking price. Balotelli joined the Anfield outfit last summer in a £16million move from AC Milan but has struggled..." July 29

  • Jose Mourinho in dig at Manchester United and Liverpool: 'They are trying to buy the Premier League title'

    The Independent "Jose Mourinho has taken a dig at Chelsea's Premier League rivals, saying that they are trying to "buy the title". It has been a summer of big spending so far for the likes of Liverpool and Manchester United, with United outlaying nearly £70m and Liverpool spending close to £75m. Mourinho's..." July 27

  • Liverpool and Arsenal join Bayern Munich in the race to sign Juventus star Kingsley Coman

    talkSport "The 19-year-old Juventus star is billed as one of the hottest properties in European football but has reportedly revealed his frustration at a lack of game time in Turin. Speculation is mounting that Germany World Cup winner Mario Gotze could join the Italian double winners this summer, opening..." July 27

  • Chelsea and Liverpool given massive boost in race for France international

    Daily Star "Chelsea and Liverpool have been given a huge boost in the race for Newcastle midfielder Moussa Sissoko. The Toon star has been strongly linked with a switch to Tottenham. And French news outlet Foot Mercato had suggested that Mauricio Pochettino was ready to table an offer. But the..." July 26

  • Liverpool flop Mario Balotelli offered fresh career start - by plucky Italian THIRD tier club

    Daily Mirror "Mario Balotelli has been offered the chance to get his career back on track - by plunging back into the Italian THIRD tier. Balotelli, who has scored just one Premier League goal since his £16million summer move to Liverpool last summer, is wanted by Italian underdogs Lupa Castelli. The..." July 25

  • Arsenal set to hijack Liverpool talks for Borussia Dortmund ace Marco Reus

    The Express "Reus has been linked with a move away from Dortmund this summer and reports suggested Anfield was his destination. Italian journalist Tancredi Palmeri claims Liverpool had been in contact with the German giants but no bid had been made. However, Tuttomercatoweb report that Arsenal are now..." July 25

  • Liverpool 'working intensely' to beat Real Madrid to £46m signing of German ace Marco Reus

    Daily Star "The Reds have reportedly been considering a £46m bid for the Borussia Dortmund forward. Sky Sports claimed talk of a move for Reus, 26, was wide of the mark. But Palermi insists Anfield chiefs have been in contact and are trying to change his mind on a switch to Real Madrid. Reus is..." July 22

  • Liverpool keep tabs on PSG defender Lucas Digne as Brendan Rodgers looks to add final touches to squad

    Daily Mail "Liverpool are tracking Lucas Digne, the Paris Saint-Germain left back, as they look to apply the finishing touches to their summer business. With Liverpool expected to announce the £32.5million signing of Christian Benteke on Wednesday, Brendan Rodgers' squad looks well balanced ahead of the..." July 22

  • Tottenham hijack Man Utd, Arsenal and Liverpool with shock bid for Lyon striker

    The Express "Spurs have offered £7million for the star striker as they seek a replacement for Aston Villa-bound Emmanuel Adebayor. Lyon are understood to be considering the offer that, if accepted, could seriously harm Manchester United, and Arsenal's hopes of signing Lacazette. Lacazette, 24, has been..." July 21

  • Liverpool striker Rickie Lambert attracting interest from newly-promoted Norwich City

    Daily Mirror "Norwich boss Alex Neil is leading the chase for Liverpool striker Rickie Lambert. Newly-promoted Norwich have jumped to the head of the queue of clubs in for the 33-year-old England international. They are keen to strengthen their strike force for the Premier League and have already made..." July 21

  • Pep Guardiola contradicts Man Utd and Liverpool target Mario Gotze over transfer stance

    The Express "Midfielder Gotze has been linked with a move to the Premier League this summer, with Manchester United and Liverpool interested. Juventus are also said to be keen on the ace, who himself admitted this week that playing in Italy would interest him. But Guardiola has stepped in to counteract..." July 20

  • New City signing Sterling unhappy with way he left Liverpool

    Fox Sports "Raheem Sterling admits he is "a bit disappointed" with how he left Liverpool - but says he wanted to join Manchester City to win trophies. The England international completed a £49m ($76.45m) move to Manchester City this week but was criticised for the way the transfer came about. Sterling..." July 19