Liverpool Rumors & News

  • Liverpool to battle Tottenham for former Arsenal target Gonzalo Higuain

    Daily Star "Liverpool and Tottenham are set to scrap it out for the Argentinian striker when the window opens. Reports from Italy suggest the striker is not happy at Napoli and is ready for a change of scenery. His spot in the Napoli line up has been under pressure since the emergence of Duvan Zapata..." December 20

  • Liverpool forward Raheem Sterling wins European Golden Boy award

    ESPN FC "Liverpool forward Raheem Sterling has won the prestigious European Golden Boy award for 2014. The award is given to the best young player in world football and was originally established by Italian newspaper Tuttosport and is voted for by a number of top publications from across the..." December 20

  • Liverpool ‘to make £50m transfer offer to sign Real Madrid star Karim Benzema’

    Metro "Liverpool are reportedly set to make a £50million bid for Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema as they look to solve their striker problems. The Reds need to add more fire power to their ranks in the new year, with Brendan Rodgers’ side struggling for goals this term. And reports suggest..." December 19

  • Liverpool's Simon Mignolet set to remain on the bench for Arsenal game

    ESPN FC "Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has no plans to recall Simon Mignolet following criticism of the decision to drop him from Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard. Mignolet, who had been a Premier League ever-present since his nine million-pound move from Sunderland in June 2013, was replaced by Brad..." December 19

  • Lucas likely to leave Liverpool in January as Inter Milan hold talks over loan deal

    talkSport "Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva is in negotiations with Inter Milan about a loan move in January. The Brazilian is reportedly looking for a way out of Anfield this season after finding himself further down the pecking order than expected. Napoli expressed an interest in Lucas' services..." December 19

  • Liverpool set to move for Fabian Delph in summer as Brendan Rodgers won't be given cash for January spree

    Daily Mail "Brendan Rodgers is unlikely to be given money to spend to boost his Liverpool squad in January - putting paid to his hopes of signing Fabian Delph. Liverpool remain in the mix for the Villa midfielder, with Tottenham also in the frame, but any deal will be a free transfer in the..." December 19

  • Arsenal and Liverpool transfer target Martin Odegaard visits Barcelona

    Metro "Arsenal and Liverpool target Martin Odegaard has continued his tour of Europe’s biggest clubs after reportedly flying to Spain to visit Barcelona. The highly-rated attacking midfielder – who currently plays for Stromsgodset IF – is wanted by several teams on the continent and spent the early..." December 19

  • Wenger: How I convinced £33m Alexis Sanchez to snub Liverpool for Arsenal

    The Express "Arsenal head to Merseyside on Sunday (4pm) with Wenger suggesting that Sanchez chose to move to London from Barcelona last summer because the Emirates best suited his style of play. Chilean striker Sanchez will be a focal point at Anfield after Liverpool missed out on landing him as their..." December 19

  • Arsenal ‘finalising’ transfer deal to sign Liverpool target Xherdan Shaqiri’

    Metro "Arsenal are finalising a deal to sign Bayern Munich star Xherdan Shaqiri, according to reports. Shaqiri, who has been told he can leave Bayern in the January transfer window, has been linked with several Premier League sides, including Liverpool. But reports suggest Arsenal are close to..." December 19

  • Mario Balotelli: Liverpool striker banned for one game and fined

    BBC "Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has been given a one-match ban by the Football Association as punishment for his Super Mario post on social media. The Italian, whose suspension comes into effect immediately, has also been fined £25,000 and must attend an education course. The 24-year-old..." December 18

  • Everton's Tim Howard offers sympathy for exiled Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet

    The Express "Everton goalkeeper Howard offered his Merseyside rival his backing and said he disagreed with Rodgers’ decision to axe Mignolet and replace him with Brad Jones. “It is hard,” said Howard. “I feel for Simon. I know he is Red. It is hard being a goalkeeper, I don’t agree with it. The phrase is..." December 18

  • Liverpool’s injured Daniel Sturridge to link up with Boston Red Sox

    Pro Soccer Talk "Daniel Sturridge will be spending Christmas in Boston, as the Liverpool forward aims to speed up his recovery and return from injury. Sturridge has spent time in Los Angeles recently as he has been working to recover from a nagging thigh injury, and the England international will now return to..." December 17

  • Balotelli return to Inter 'impossible'

    ESPN FC "Inter Milan vice-president Javier Zanetti says he will sit down and discuss transfer targets with coach Roberto Mancini after the weekend's game against Lazio, but Mario Balotelli will not be on any list they draw up. Balotelli has been linked with a return to Inter this winter, but former..." December 17

  • Liverpool make Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette January transfer target

    Metro "Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette has emerged as a potential January transfer target for Liverpool, according to reports. The Reds are keen to add firepower to their squad when the market opens at the turn of the year, with Daniel Sturridge struggling with ongoing injury problems and Mario..." December 17

  • Liverpool plot audacious Petr Cech move as Reds eye loan deal for Chelsea's backup goalkeeper

    Daily Mirror "Liverpool are making an audacious bid to sign Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech on loan. Brendan Rodgers will press through with his plans to bring in a genuine rival for axed number one Simon Mignolet, and Chelsea have not dismissed completely the idea of a loan for Cech. They now don't see..." December 17

  • Liverpool suffer major blow as Bayern Munich midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri closes in on Wolfsburg move

    Daily Mail "Bayern Munich reject Xherdan Shaqiri looks set to snub Liverpool when he leaves the German giants next year. The Swiss international has made only three league starts for Bayern this season, and has long been angling for a move away from the club. Liverpool have led the race to sign Shaqiri for..." December 17

  • Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers 'sure' Raheem Sterling will sign new contract

    ESPN FC "Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers believes Raheem Sterling's advisers will agree a deal to keep him at Anfield despite the threat of missing out on Champions League football next season. The 20-year-old winger's agents, Impact Sports Management, have been in talks with Anfield chief executive Ian..." December 16

  • Liverpool set to replace under-fire Simon Mignolet with… Norwich keeper John Ruddy

    Daily Star "Kop boss Brendan Rodgers sensationally dropped the Belgian stopper for yesterday's massive Premier League clash at the home of their bitter rivals, Manchester United. Experienced Aussie Brad Jones was brought in but he conceded three goals in the disappointing defeat at Old Trafford and is..." December 16

  • Frank de Boer WANTS Liverpool job from under-pressure Brendan Rodgers

    The Express "Rodgers is coming under increasing pressure at Anfield after Liverpool slipped to 10th in the Premier League and were dumped out the Champions League. The Reds were humbled 3-0 at Manchester United yesterday leaving Rodgers to insist he will fight on. But Ajax boss De Boer has thrown his..." December 16

  • Steven Gerrard 'to be offered contract at New York Red Bulls' if he turns down new Liverpool deal

    Daily Mirror "Steven Gerrard could be offered a lucrative deal at MLS club New York Red Bulls if he fails to sign a new contract at Liverpool. Gerrard has been at the centre of much speculation about his future, as Brendan Rodgers has opted to leave him out of the Reds' starting eleven in numerous occasions..." December 15

  • Liverpool need to table AT LEAST £20m bid for Wilfried Bony, claims Jamie Carragher

    The Express "Bony - the highest scorer of Premier League goals in 2014 - has been heavily linked with a move away from Swansea, with Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester City all showing an interest. The Ivory Coast hitman again bagged in tonight's 2-1 defeat to Tottenham, and Carragher hopes Reds boss Brendan..." December 15

  • Former Man City boss Mancini wants Liverpool flop Mario Balotelli back at Inter

    Daily Star "Their fall-outs at Manchester City included a training-ground fight. But Mancini, back at Inter Milan, is still an admirer of Balotelli's talent and believes he is the manager who can get the best out of the Italy striker. Paris Saint-Germain are also considering a cut-price move for..." December 14

  • Steven Gerrard on sporting director Gerard Houllier's hit list for New York Red Bulls

    The Telegraph "New York Red Bulls are targeting Steven Gerrard as their star signing should he fail to agree a new deal to stay at Liverpool. The ambitious Major League Soccer club have included Gerrard on their ‘discovery list’ – a list of future, possible acquisitions – and are hoping to take advantage of..." December 14

  • Liverpool close to signing ‘new Luis Suarez’ Jaime Baez after making £3.2m transfer offer

    Metro "Baez is rated as one of the hottest prospects in South America at the moment, and Valencia had been strongly linked with a deal to sign him. But reports say that Liverpool have moved ahead in the race with Brendan Rodgers slapping in an offer worth £3.2million to his club Atletico Juventud." December 13

  • Liverpool plot SENSATIONAL move to re-sign Chelsea flop Fernando Torres

    Daily Star "The Spain striker is on loan at AC Milan following a dismal spell at Chelsea, but the Italian giants are keen to cancel his contract after just one goal in ten appearances in Serie A. Jose Mourinho today insisted Torres would not return to the Blues. Mourinho signed Diego Costa, Loic Remy..." December 13

  • Real Madrid FINALISING deal to SIGN Arsenal, Man Utd and Liverpool target Marco Reus

    Daily Star "Reus, 25, has been repeatedly linked with a move away from the Westfalenstadion in recent months, and according to reports, Premier League giants Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United are eager to acquire his services. Several publications in Germany claim Arsene Wenger, Brendan Rodgers,..." December 13

  • Dejan Lovren's Liverpool future in doubt as teammates lose faith in defender after dismal start

    Daily Mirror "Dejan Lovren faces an uncertain future at Liverpool - just six months after his £20million arrival. The Croatian centre-back has lost his regular place and the confidence of some team-mates who feel he is a weak link. Lovren started in Tuesday’s 1-1 draw against Basel, a result that saw..." December 13

  • Brendan Rodgers says there's no one better for the Liverpool job and promises turnaround

    The Express "The Liverpool manager came out fighting ahead of tomorrow's pivotal showdown with Manchester United to launch a staunch defence of his reign. Rodgers has found himself under attack as this week's Champions League exit at the group stage compounds an underwhelming start to their Premier League..." December 13

  • Arsenal, Man Utd, Liverpool receive GIGANTIC boost as Dortmund prepare for Reus' departure

    Daily Star "Reus' future with the Bundesliga giants has been the subject of intense speculation in recent months, and according to reports, several of Europe's top clubs are chasing his signature. Premier League giants Arsenal, Manchester United, and Liverpool have been repeatedly linked with moves for the..." December 12

  • Real Madrid plot INCREDIBLE Raheem Sterling swoop as contract talks with Liverpool stall

    Daily Star "The European champions have been monitoring the 19-year-old's progress since he broke onto the scene last season. And with Sterling reportedly poised to turn down a new deal at Anfield Carlo Ancelotti is ready to start dialogue between the two clubs." December 12

  • Liverpool on red alert as right-back tells Barcelona he wants to leave in January

    The Independent "Liverpool target Martin Montoya will tell Barcelona today that he wants to leave the club, the right-back's agent has said. The 23-year-old, who has appeared at youth level for Spain, has been at Barca for all of his professional career, after coming through their prestigious La Masia youth..." December 12

  • Arsenal and Liverpool dealt Paulo Dybala blow as Palermo bid to extend wonderkid's deal

    Daily Mirror "Palermo are trying to extend wonderkid Paulo Dybala’s contract as they fear the Argentine could leave the club next month - with Premier League clubs circling. The 21-year-old striker is being tracked by Europe’s elite, including Arsenal, Liverpool and Inter Milan, but Palermo want to renew his..." December 12

  • Liverpool forward Raheem Sterling 'nowhere near agreement' over new deal despite £70,000-a-week offer

    The Telegraph "In the wake of their Champions League exit, Liverpool need to make a statement of intent quickly about their ambitions and that means sorting out Raheem Sterling’s future. Liverpool and Sterling are “nowhere near any agreement” on a new contract, according to a source close to negotiations,..." December 12

  • Liverpool's Adam Lallana will defy BROKEN RIBS to face arch-rivals Manchester United on Sunday

    Daily Mirror "Adam Lallana will play through the pain barrier to try to help drag Liverpool out of their current malaise. The England star busted two ribs in his goal-scoring, match-winning performance at Leicester a week ago, and that is why he was only on the bench for the crucial Champions League showdown..." December 12

  • Brendan Rodgers will be SACKED if 'rudderless' Liverpool don't improve, claims Steve Nicol

    Daily Mirror "Liverpool icon Steve Nicol believes Brendan Rodgers is heading for the sack if things don't improve. The Reds were knocked out of the Champions League on Tuesday night after failing to beat Basel at Anfield in their final group game. It continued a disappointing run of just two runs from..." December 11

  • Liverpool and Arsenal transfer target Winston Reid's West Ham wage demands make exit almost certain

    Daily Mirror "Winston Reid wants a huge pay day which will almost certainly see him leave West Ham. Hammers defender Reid, a key figure in their remarkable start to the campaign, wants £60,000 a week and a £1million signing-on fee. They are the figures being quoted to interested clubs and they are likely..." December 09

  • Diafra Sakho targeted by Liverpool as Brendan Rodgers loses faith in Mario Balotelli

    Metro "According to the Mail, the 24-year-old Senegal forward has joined West Brom’s Saido Berahino and Porto’s Jackson Martinez on Brendan Rodgers’ list of potential Balotelli replacements. Sakho has hit the ground running in the Premier League, scoring eight times in ten matches since a £4.4m move..." December 09

  • Liverpool chasing right-back Maxi Pereira with Benfica quoting £4million asking price

    Daily Mirror "Liverpool are being quoted £4m for Benfica's Uruguayan right back Maxi Pereira. Kop boss Brendan Rodgers is desperate to bring in a right back to replace Glen Johnson who is out of contract next summer and is a target for Roma. Liverpool have also looked at Barcelona's Martin Montoya, 23,..." December 09

  • Arsenal, Man Utd and Liverpool to MISS OUT on £31m Paulo Dybala as he eyes new contract

    Daily Star "Manchester United, Arsenal, Liverpool and Chelsea have all been linked with the Argentine ace, who has been compared to countryman Sergio Aguero. However, it appears the 21-year-old won't be leaving Italian football anytime soon, after revealing he's in talks with the Serie A side over a new..." December 09

  • Villas-Boas to replace Rodgers at Liverpool? Don't be ridiculous, says former Reds star!

    talkSport "Despite brief, unsuccessful spells in charge of Chelsea and Tottenham, Villas-Boas is being linked with a shock return to the Premier League to take charge at Anfield, with current Reds boss Rodgers under pressure after a difficult start to the season. But the rumours were rubbished by former..." December 09

  • Liverpool transfer target Martin Montoya '100 per cent' to leave Barcelona this winter

    Daily Mirror "Liverpool could sign a replacement for Glen Johnson in January, with top target Martin Montoya's agent insisting that he will "100 per cent" leave Barcelona this winter. The Spanish defender, 23, is struggling for gametime at the Nou Camp and, despite their attempts to keep him, has made his..." December 06

  • Martin Odegaard visits Liverpool as big clubs battle to sign teenager

    ESPN FC "Teenage midfielder Martin Odegaard has visited Liverpool's training ground as he considers a move from Norwegian club Stromgodset. Odegaard had a run-out at the Reds' Melwood training base as part of the visit as he considers his future options, sources told ESPN FC. The player, who will be..." December 05

  • Liverpool striker Balotelli charged by FA "Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has been charged by the Football Association after posting an image on his Instagram account that is alleged to be racist and anti-Semitic. The Italy international posted an image of video game character Super Mario accompanied with a caption that referenced..." December 05

  • Arsenal and Liverpool scrap for Edinson Cavani?

    The Guardian "Sometimes it’s best to cut through the treacle, to just come out with things without any lengthy preamble. To get to the point. Reach the heart of the issue as quickly as possible. Go straight for the jugular. Get stuck in and avoid any unnecessary waffle. Eliminate the chit-chat, the small talk,..." December 05

  • Liverpool transfer target Martin Montoya '100 per cent' to leave Barcelona this winter

    Daily Mirror "Liverpool could sign a replacement for Glen Johnson in January, with top target Martin Montoya's agent insisting that he will "100 per cent" leave Barcelona this winter. The Spanish defender, 23, is struggling for gametime at the Nou Camp and, despite their attempts to keep him, has made his..." December 05

  • Liverpool confirm Anfield stadium expansion to begin in 2015

    Pro Soccer Talk "Liverpool Football Club confirmed on Thursday that the long-awaited expansion of their Anfield home will begin in the next few months. After several years of legal battles, resistance from local residents and a failed bid to build a brand new stadium in Stanley Park by former owners,..." December 04

  • Liverpool WILL NOT be forced into sacking Brendan Rodgers, insists CEO

    The Express "Rodgers has come under fire in recent weeks as the club failed to win a single game in November. Four straight defeats followed by a 2-2 draw at Ludogorets convinced some Reds fans it was time for the boss to leave. But while others have come to his defence, two wins on the bounce this month..." December 04

  • Steven Gerrard: I’ll decide when I’m ready over new Liverpool contract

    The Guardian "Steven Gerrard refused to be drawn on whether he would sign a new contract at Liverpool after scoring in the 3-1 victory over Leicester City. The 34-year-old was restored to the starting lineup by manager Brendan Rodgers on Tuesday night having been dropped to the bench against Stoke on..." December 03

  • Liverpool on red alert as Henrikh Mkhitaryan faces Borussia Dortmund exit

    The Express "Brendan Rodgers attempted to land the playmaker from Shakhtar Donetsk in the summer of 2013, but was beaten to his signature by Klopp after the Germans submitted a bid of £24million. Mkhitaryan shone in his first season at the Signal Iduna Park, scoring 13 goals in 45 games as Klopp's side..." December 03

  • Liverpool have to sell Mario Balotelli - or he could be the end of Brendan Rodgers

    Yahoo! Sports "Mario Balotelli just cannot keep himself out of trouble. His stupid post on social media should see him banned by the Football Association but his ongoing behaviour could have even more serious consequences for his club and manager. If Balotelli had scored 15 Premier League goals this season..." December 02

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