Liverpool Rumors & News

  • Steven Gerrard says he won't retire, could make move in 2015

    ESPN FC "Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has admitted that he could leave Anfield at the end of the season. The 34-year-old's contract expires next June, and he has not so far been offered another one. As things stand, he would be free to sign a pre-contract agreement with another club in January...." October 31

  • Lovren backs under fire team-mate Balotelli to succeed at Liverpool

    Daily Mail "Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren has revealed that everyone at the club was relieved after under-fire striker Mario Balotelli ended his goal drought against Swansea in their Capital One Cup win. The 24-year-old had come under huge scrutiny for his performances since joining from AC Milan for..." October 30

  • Napoli rule out move for Liverpool's Mario Balotelli

    Sky Sports "Napoli sporting director Riccardo Bigon has dismissed rumours linking the club with a move for Liverpool's Mario Balotelli. Reports earlier this week claimed Napoli boss Rafa Benitez was lining up a move to bring Italy international Balotelli back to Serie A after a difficult start to life at..." October 30

  • Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge: Injury problems may be hereditary

    ESPN FC "Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has said he believes his persistent injury problems could be hereditary as he faces several more weeks out with a calf strain. Sturridge has not featured for club or country since suffering a thigh injury in England training at the beginning of September, and..." October 30

  • Dortmund END Marco Reus contract talks with Man Utd, Liverpool and Arsenal interested

    The Express "Dortmund were keen to negotiate a new deal with their prized asset before January to deter Premier League interest. Manchester United, Liverpool and Arsenal are all expected to make a move for the 25-year-old, with £32m reportedly enough to bring the winger to England. However, the..." October 29

  • Mario Balotelli to Napoli?

    The Guardian "The Rumour Mill has long been a fan of the beautiful and bewitching city of Naples and could recommend far worse places for an unloved and out-of-sorts Liverpool striker to head if he is tired of being scapegoated by an underperforming manager and bullied by various media outlets in the UK. So it..." October 28

  • Zakaria Bakkali contract twist gives Chelsea, Liverpool, Arsenal and Man Utd renewed hope

    The Express "The highly-rated youngster has sent shockwaves throughout Europe after refusing to sign a contract extension with the Dutch side. As a result of his desire to leave the Eredivisie, manager Phillip Cocu has opted to freeze the 18-year-old out of the side, and demote him to the..." October 28

  • Arsenal, Liverpool and Man Utd set to be joined by Man City in race for Khedira

    Daily Star "The German international is likely to be one of the most sought-after players in the January transfer window as Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester United have all been credited with an interest in securing his services. Champions League winners Real and Khedira have been unable to agree..." October 28

  • Luis Suárez: ‘Brendan said I would like the way we were going to play’

    The Guardian "There was a moment during the first real, in-depth conversation that I had with Brendan Rodgers when I looked at him and it hit me: “He’s right.” We had been talking for a little while, he was explaining the way that he wanted the team to play, and everything was falling into place. Everything he..." October 28

  • Luis Suárez: ‘Am I a racist? No, absolutely not. I was horrified’

    The Guardian "Did I use the Spanish word “negro” in an argument that took place, in Spanish, with Patrice Evra on 15 October 2011 in a game between Liverpool and Manchester United? Yes. Is the word “negro” the same in Spanish as it is in English? No, absolutely not. Am I a racist? No, absolutely..." October 27

  • Liverpool eyeing up Saido Berahino as Tottenham also wade in for England Under 21 striker

    Daily Mail "Liverpool will consider a January move for West Bromwich Albion striker Saido Berahino. The England Under 21 international starlet has been targeted by Tottenham Hotspur and there has been a £15million offer mooted by the north London club. That falls ways short of the price which would..." October 26

  • Louis van Gaal hints at permanent stay for Liverpool target Victor Valdes

    The Express "Valdes has been a free agent since the summer after leaving Barcelona when his contract expired. And Van Gaal has allowed the 32-year-old to use the club's training facilities as he bids to return from the anterior cruciate ligament injury that has kept him out since March. The Spaniard, who..." October 25

  • Liverpool FC ditch plans to sign Barcelona's Victor Valdes as keeper heads for Manchester United

    Liverpool Echo "Victor Valdes will train with Manchester United after Liverpool FC ditched plans to sign the former Barcelona goalkeeper. The Reds had been heavily linked with a move for the Spanish international, who has been a free agent since his contract expired last summer. However, Liverpool’s desire..." October 24

  • Liverpool ponder Ignazio Abate transfer as potential cut-price Glen Johnson replacement

    Daily Mirror "Liverpool are keeping tabs on AC Milan full-back Ignazio Abate as a potential replacement for Glen Johnson. The Reds' England defender is not expected to renew his contract, which expires in June, and manager Brendan Rodgers has already identified targets to fill the right side of his..." October 24

  • Liverpool receive huge boost in bid to secure Simon Mignolet replacement

    Daily Star "Reds boss Brendan Rodgers was keen to sign ex-Barcelona stopper Victor Valdes but the deal fell through. According to reports, Neto is another keeper under consideration and the 25-year-old is pricing himself out of a new contract at Fiorentina. His contract expires at the end of the season..." October 23

  • Lucas Leiva keen to quit Liverpool in search of first-team football

    Metro "Liverpool midfielder Lucas appears to be looking for a January exit from the club after admitting his desire to pursue first-team football elsewhere. The Brazilian, who has been with the Reds since 2007, has struggled to break into Brendan Rodgers’ side this season. Lucas has featured in..." October 23

  • Mario Balotelli may not be good enough for Liverpool long-term, says Brendan Rodgers

    Daily Mail "Brendan Rodgers has cast doubt over whether Mario Balotelli will be a long-term success at Liverpool. The Italian striker has yet to score a Premier League goal in red since his £16million move, and was subject to criticism on Wednesday night after a poor performance against Real Madrid...." October 23

  • Steven Gerrard admits he denied move to Real Madrid and that it may haunt him in the future

    Pro Soccer Talk "Ahead of Liverpool’s Champions League clash with Real Madrid on Wednesday night, Steven Gerrard has admitted that he turned down the chance to move to Madrid earlier in his career and that he may regret doing so. “I think it is very flattering to be linked to a huge club like Real Madrid,”..." October 22

  • Ezequiel Lavezzi lined up for £30million January Liverpool swoop?

    Daily Mirror "Liverpool are ready to fork out £30million to land PSG star Ezequiel Lavezzi, according to Fichajes. The Argentine was linked with a summer move but a bid failed to materialise as Brendan Rodgers snapped up Adam Lallana and Lazar Markovic. However, the Reds boss is reportedly ready to test..." October 22

  • Raheem Sterling partied in London until 3am... just a day after was 'too tired' to play for England

    Daily Mail "Raheem Sterling partied in a London nightclub until 3am - the day after he was ‘too tired’ to play for England in their Euro 2016 qualifier in Estonia. The Liverpool winger was joined at trendy Cirque le Soir near Carnaby Street by national team colleagues Danny Welbeck and Alex..." October 22

  • Liverpool join transfer chase for 17-year-old Portuguese midfielder Ruben Neves

    Daily Mirror "Liverpool have joined the chase for Porto teenage midfielder Ruben Neves. Portugal Under-21 starlet Neves, 17, has been watched three times by the Reds this season. Juventus are also keen, while several Spanish clubs have been watching the midfielder who has been compared to Barcelona and..." October 21

  • Liverpool, Arsenal and Man Utd on RED ALERT as Bayern Munich step up pursuit of Marco Reus

    Daily Star "That's according to club CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, who revealed last week the club are monitoring the German international's situation at Dortmund. Reus 25, was repeatedly linked with a move away from the Westfalenstadion this summer, and several reports suggested a host of Europe's top clubs..." October 21

  • Liverpool should play Sterling as false No 9 against Real Madrid and bench Mario Balotelli, says Jamie Carragher

    Daily Mail "Brendan Rodgers should axe Mario Balotelli for Liverpool's Champions League clash against Real Madrid and play Raheem Sterling up front instead, according to Jamie Carragher. Carragher reckons the misfiring Italian should be dropped for Wednesday night's game because he 'doesn't run around..." October 21

  • Real Madrid have no interest in signing Liverpool's Raheem Sterling, insists Carlo Ancelotti

    Daily Mail "Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has dismissed speculation linking him with a move for Liverpool forward Raheem Sterling. The 19-year-old, who has risen to prominence for both the Reds and England in the last 12 months, is yet to agree a new deal at Anfield and there have been suggestions..." October 20

  • Liverpool plot Ayew bid as Balotelli continues to frustrate Brendan Rodgers

    Daily Star "The 24-year-old is coming to the end of his contract with the Ligue 1 club meaning Brendan Rodgers would be able to snap up the Ghanaian star on a free transfer at the end of the season. Rodgers is becoming increasingly frustrated with miss-firing Mario Balotelli, who is yet to register a..." October 20

  • Liverpool and Everton set to do battle for signature of Marseille's Ghana winger Andre Ayew

    Daily Mirror "Andre Ayew has edged closer to a Premier League move by rejecting Marseille’s latest contract offer. The Ghana winger is wanted by five top-flight clubs on a free next summer. Liverpool, Everton, Swansea, Hull and West Ham are all keen and are watching developments. And Ayew plans to run..." October 20

  • Ancelotti: I tried to SIGN Liverpool's Steven Gerrard to play alongside Andrea Pirlo!

    The Express "The Real Madrid boss said he attempted to lure 34-year-old Gerrard to the San Siro during his eight-year spell at the Italian giants, to play alongside Andrea Pirlo. But Ancelotti has accepted his efforts were ultimately fruitless, pointing to Gerrard's history with boyhood club Liverpool as an..." October 20

  • Raheem Sterling set to finalise new Liverpool contract and dash Real Madrid transfer hopes

    Daily Mirror "Real Madrid will get a close up view of Raheem Sterling this week – and then see their hopes of signing the England winger wrecked by a new long-term Liverpool contract. Sunday Mirror Sport revealed two weeks ago that the Reds are now ready to reward the teenager for his meteoric rise to the..." October 19

  • Revealed! 'Tired' Liverpool ace Raheem Sterling has sprinted further and faster than Prem rivals

    Daily Mirror "His critics have accused him of being pampered and out of touch. Yet those are the last descriptions you could level at Raheem Sterling – the boy who arrived, aged five, in this country with his family and settled on one of London’s toughest estates. The youngster who emerged from a class of..." October 17

  • Mario Balotelli determined to break Premier League duck for Liverpool

    The Guardian "Mario Balotelli said he was surprised by the quality in Liverpool’s squad when he signed for Brendan Rodgers’s team and has admitted that he is desperate to score his first Premier League goal for the club. The striker has had the international break to focus solely on his club form after being..." October 16

  • Arsenal and Liverpool must turn attentions elsewhere as Carlo Ancelotti rubbishes Iker Casillas exit

    Metro "Arsenal and Liverpool’s hopes of signing Real Madrid Iker Casillas have been dashed after boss Carlo Ancelotti insisted his goalkeeper is going nowhere. Both clubs have been linked with the Spaniard in recent months, with his time at the Bernabeu seemingly coming to an end. Casillas endured..." October 16

  • Napoli plot Liverpool and Man City transfer raids for Glen Johnson and James Milner

    Daily Mirror "Glen Johnson and James Milner are on the January shopping list of Rafa Benitez’s Napoli. Liverpool full-back Johnson is out of contract next summer and recently admitted talks with the Reds about a new deal had gone “very quiet”. And Manchester City midfielder Milner is also free to speak to..." October 16

  • Lille rubbish speculation linking Divock Origi with early Liverpool return

    Metro "Liverpool will not be recalling Divock Origi from his loan spell with Lille, after the French club rubbished reports. The Reds signed Origi in the summer following an impressive showing at the World Cup for Belgium, and immediately loaned him back to Lille. But reports this week have..." October 16

  • Liverpool set for the return of Daniel Sturridge... will his influence on the field be the catalyst?

    Daily Mail "Liverpool fans are about to find out if it's mere coincidence that Daniel Sturridge's injury has triggered a run of poor form, or whether the 25-year-old striker really is the most important player at Anfield, ahead of Raheem Sterling and Steven Gerrard. Sturridge is due back on Sunday against..." October 16

  • West Ham set to offer Winston Reid bumper new deal to fend off Liverpool interest

    Metro "Winston Reid is in line to be offered a new deal by West Ham, as the club attempt to see off Liverpool’s advances. The Reds were linked with the defender over the summer, while the likes of Tottenham and Everton are also believed to be keen. But the Hammers have no intention of letting the..." October 15

  • Divock Origi set for Liverpool return in January

    The Express "The Belgium international signed from the French outfit over the summer in a deal worth around £12million, but was immediately loaned back to them. Liverpool failed to include a call-back clause, with Rodgers confident the attacking quartet of Daniel Sturridge, Mario Balotelli, Rickie Lambert..." October 15

  • Juventus star Sebastian Giovinco considering free transfer to Arsenal, Liverpool or Spurs

    The Express "The Italy forward has found his first-time opportunities at the Bianconeri hard to come by this term, starting just one Serie A match. The 27-year-old's contract is set to expire at the end of the season, putting Premier League suitors Arsenal, Liverpool and Tottenham on red alert. Giovinco..." October 12

  • Liverpool midfielder Emre Can reveals why he turned down Bayern Munich return for Anfield move

    Daily Mirror "Emre Can has revealed how he turned down the chance to return to Bayern Munich because he was so desperate to sign for Liverpool this summer, writes James Pearce in the Liverpool Echo. The Germany Under-21s midfielder, who is closing in on a comeback after a month out with an ankle injury,..." October 11

  • Sebastian Giovinco puts Arsenal, Liverpool and Chelsea on RED ALERT

    Daily Star "The Italian international has become a fringe player at the Juventus Stadium, and has only made one appearance for the Serie A giants this season. His lack of football has frustrated the 27-year-old, and he has revealed that he is currently assessing his future with the club. He said: "I'm..." October 11

  • Chelsea lining up sensational £48m bid for Liverpool's Raheem Sterling?

    The Express "The 19-year-old midfielder is currently negotiating a new deal with Brendan Rodgers' side, but it is believed that the two parties are far from close to agreeing terms. Liverpool are believed to be offering Sterling a five-year-deal with wages nearing £100,000-per-week, but the Reds are aware..." October 10

  • Fabio Borini insists he and Mario Balotelli can do an Italian job on Merseyside

    Daily Mirror "He may be an enigma for many, but Fabio Borini insists he understands Mario Balotelli. Borini was part of Italy's Euro 2012 squad along with Balotelli and just seven months separates the two Liverpool strikers. Borini has played with Balotelli and says he knows how the former Manchester..." October 10

  • Klaas-Jan Huntelaar available for £3million in summer as Reds enter race?

    Daily Mirror "Liverpool are set to battle it out with Tottenham and Arsenal for Dutch striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar in January, reports the Express. The Dutchman is out of contract with Schalke at the end of the season and appears unlikely to pen a new deal. That means Schalke will look to sell him in the..." October 09

  • Premier League to expand global reach, may add fixtures in America

    Pro Soccer Talk "The Premier League and its clubs have continued to examine the possibility of adding matches overseas in the United States. The aim to hold a 39th round of contests at different places across the globe was denied six years ago by FIFA and other domestic officials, but an interest in completing..." October 08

  • Jordan Henderson nearing new Liverpool contract and admits he's fallen in love with the club

    Daily Mirror "The England midfielder has been touted as a replacement for the captaincy at Anfield when Steven Gerrard retires and is happy to stay at the club. Jordan Henderson says he would be happy to sign a new deal at Liverpool, claiming he wants to stay at Anfield for "many years". Liverpool are in..." October 08

  • Agent reveals Liverpool striker Fabio Borini's future plans

    Daily Star "Inter Milan, Sunderland and QPR both tried to sign Borini over the summer but he opted to stay and fight for his place in Brendan Rodgers' team. Despite struggling for game time this season, the Italian's agent Marco De Marchi says his client is keen to remain on Merseyside while a loan move..." October 08

  • Liverpool expecting to sign Lazio striker Keita Balde Diao with £15m transfer offer

    Metro "Liverpool are expecting to finally sign Lazio striker Keita Balde Diao in January by making a £15million transfer offer. Diao was a target for the Reds over the summer but Brendan Rodgers saw a bid knocked back, and decided to sign Mario Balotelli instead. However, he has remained a fan of..." October 08

  • Man City surge ahead of Liverpool, Arsenal and Man Utd in race for German star Marco Reus

    The Express "Reports claim Manuel Pellegrini's side have made an official enquiry for Borussia Dortmund's coveted attacking midfielder, and have asked for updates over his availability. Jurgen Klopp is unlikely to be pleased with the talk surrounding the 25-year-old, but knows he is vulnerable to offers..." October 07

  • PSG and Real Madrid stalk Liverpool's Raheem Sterling as starlets contract talks continue

    The Express "French reports claim the Ligue 1 Champions are monitoring the progress of the youngsters new deal with Liverpool, and are even willing to triple Sterling's current salary. The imminent exit of Adrien Radiot will leave Laurent Blanc in need of an tricky, attacking winger capable of splitting..." October 07

  • Glen Johnson may leave Liverpool after contract talks reach deadlock

    The Guardian "Glen Johnson has indicated he is approaching the end of his Liverpool career having admitted that talks on a contract extension at Anfield have fallen “very quiet”. The 30-year-old will become a free agent next summer and is able to sign a pre-contract agreement with a foreign club from 1..." October 07

  • Liverpool to reward Raheem Sterling with bumper £100,000-a-week contract extension

    Daily Mirror "Liverpool are ready to meet Raheem Sterling’s £100,000-a-week wage demands. Brendan Rodgers had insisted that the England winger would have to be patient about tripling his current £35,000-a-week contract. The Kop boss had issued a warning about giving young players too much, too soon. But..." October 06

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