Liverpool Rumors & News

  • 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

  • Raheem Sterling receives shaky reception after 'disappointing' exit from Liverpool

    The Score "Raheem Sterling's time at Manchester City hasn't gotten off to the best of starts. During a preseason match in Australia against Melbourne City on Saturday, the 20-year-old newcomer was the subject of a less-than-enthusiastic welcome as the cameras focused in on him on the..." July 18

  • Liverpool will trigger £32.5m release clause to beat Man Utd to sign Christian Benteke

    The Express "The Anfield club had previously baulked at matching the fee, valuing Benteke at nearer £25m, but are now ready to meet it and deliver the player Rodgers has coveted. It will amount to a statement of the club’s intent ahead of the new season. Further discussions between Liverpool chief..." July 16

  • Liverpool turn to Salomon Rondon in case Christian Benteke chooses Man United

    Daily Star "The Liverpool boss is concerned that he may still miss out on Aston Villa's Christain Benteke. The Belgian looked to be on his way to Manchester United but Liverpool have reportedly triggered his release clause. Italian paper Calcio News 24 say Liverpool are interested in Rondin but that..." July 16

  • Manchester United eye up move to trump Liverpool for £32.5million Christian Benteke

    Daily Mail "Manchester United are monitoring Christian Benteke’s position at Aston Villa as they consider rivalling Liverpool in the race for the Belgium international. Louis van Gaal has re-shaped his squad with the arrivals of Matteo Darmin, Memphis Depay, Bastian Schweinsteiger and Morgan Schneiderlin,..." July 15

  • Raheem Sterling signs for Manchester City for $75 million; most expensive English player in history

    Pro Soccer Talk "It’s official: Raheem Sterling is a Manchester City player. Sterling, 20, had a medical in Manchester on Tuesday and has completed a deal which is said to be worth $75 million, with City paying Liverpool an initial fee of $69 million and a further $6 million will be paid in add-ons. City..." July 14

  • Liverpool preparing bid Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke - sources

    ESPN FC "Liverpool are preparing a bid for Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke, sources have told ESPN FC. With Raheem Sterling's move to Manchester City set to be confirmed, Liverpool now have the funds available to launch a bid for Benteke, who has been on their radar for some time. Liverpool..." July 14

  • Manchester City, Liverpool agree to £49-million deal for Raheem Sterling

    The Score "Raheem Sterling gets his transfer. Liverpool gets their money. Manchester City gets their player. Even QPR gets a piece of the lucrative pie. Everybody wins. City and Liverpool have come to an agreement over the transfer of the 20-year-old, multiple media reports suggest, with the Reds..." July 13

  • Gary Medel ‘ready to accept Liverpool transfer from Inter Milan’

    Metro "Gary Medel is ready to sign for Liverpool this summer from Italian side Inter Milan, according to reports. Medel was linked with a switch to Anfield over the weekend with Brendan Rodgers looking to add to his midfield options. " July 13

  • Glen Johnson joins Stoke on two-year deal

    Sky Sports "Glen Johnson has joined Stoke City on a two-year deal “subject to finalising the formalities", according to the club. Johnson, who has been capped 54 times by England, spent six years at Liverpool following spells at West Ham, Chelsea and Portsmouth. He moves to the Potteries after being out..." July 13

  • Fabio Borini ‘set for Lazio transfer from Liverpool’

    Metro "Liverpool flop Fabio Borini is reportedly set for a return to Serie A with Lazio showing an interest. The striker, who was signed from Roma for around £11m back in 2012, has struggled to make the grade at Anfield and is surplus to requirements at the club. Borini enjoyed a successful loan..." July 13

  • Liverpool bid £22million bid for Real Madrid winger Denis Cheryshev

    Daily Mirror "The Russian winger has spent the last two seasons on loan at Villarreal and Sevilla and would leave Jordan Ibe free to make another loan move. Real Madrid are considering a £22m offer from Liverpool for winger Denis Cheryshev, writes Neil Moxley for the Sunday People. Rafael Benitez has..." July 12

  • Liverpool WILL let Raheem Sterling rot in reserves if Manchester City don't offer £50m

    Daily Mirror "Liverpool’s owners are prepared to let Raheem Sterling rot in the reserves rather than allow him to leave on the cheap. Manchester City launched their new bid for the youngster when they made contact with Liverpool on Friday, and have made it clear they will follow that up on Saturday with a..." July 11

  • Sterling misses Liverpool training for second consecutive day through illness

    Daily Star "The want-away Liverpool forward called in sick yesterday and was visited by the club's medical team at his Southport home. Sterling's illness follows his refusal to travel with the club on their pre-season tour of Australia and Asia - his latest move in a bid to seal a move out of..." July 09

  • Man City target Raheem Sterling has refused to go on Liverpool’s pre-season tour

    Daily Star "Sterling has re-iterated to Reds’ boss Brendan Rodgers that he wants to quit Anfield. And the England international, 20, has now turned up the heat by saying he won’t go with Liverpool when they fly out to Australia and the Far East this weekend. That’s likely to force City into action with..." July 08

  • Liverpool ‘ready to grab Alexandre Lacazette transfer as Lyon contract talks collapse’

    Metro "Liverpool are ready to sign Alexandre Lacazette after the striker saw talks over a new contract with Lyon collapse, according to reports. The Reds were scouting France international Lacazette for most of last season, with Brendan Rodgers’ chief spotters watching him score 27 goals in 31 matches..." July 08

  • Liverpool ace Raheem Sterling to join Man City's pre-season tour as £50m deal edges closer

    Daily Star "Etihad bosses are confident of striking a deal with Liverpool for the England winger before the end of next week. It is doubtful an agreement will be reached before Manuel Pellegrini's squad leave on Thursday, but the Chilean remains hopeful Sterling will link-up with his men midway through the..." July 07

  • Liverpool will sign £32.5m Arsenal and Spurs target Christian Benteke this week

    The Express "Rodgers took the number of new signings at Liverpool to six last week when he paid Southampton £12.5m for England international right back Nathaniel Clyne. And he shows no sign of letting up with Villa’s Belgium international the next player he wants to arrive at Anfield. Benteke, 24, has..." July 06

  • Raheem Sterling to sign for Man City for £45m as £191m spending spree begins

    Daily Star "And the mega-cash splash won’t stop there with Paul Pogba, Kevin de Bruyne and Fabian Delph all on City’s record-busting £191m wish list. City are free to break the bank after UEFA officially lifted Financial Fair Play restrictions on spending and squad size to give owner Sheikh Mansour the..." July 05

  • Liverpool refuse to meet Christian Benteke's £32.5m buy-out clause as deal for striker reaches impasse

    Daily Mail "Liverpool's pursuit of Christian Benteke has hit an impasse until Aston Villa give them an indication they will be prepared to drop their asking price from the £32.5million buy-out clause. Anfield manager Brendan Rodgers is keen to bring in a new centre forward to boost their tally of 52..." July 05

  • Former Liverpool and Chelsea right-back Glen Johnson in talks with West Ham

    The Express "Johnson was released by Liverpool this summer after six seasons at Anfield. The Reds spent £18million on the England international in 2009 but he was deemed surplus to requirements by Kop boss Brendan Rodgers. London-born Johnson, 30, is a product of the fabled West Ham academy." July 05

  • Arsenal star set for shock stay as club confirm interest in Liverpool target

    Daily Star "The Colombian goalkeeper has been linked with a move away from the Emirates due to the arrival of former Chelsea stopper Petr Cech, who joined the Gunners on Monday afternoon. Recent reports have suggested that Ospina, who moved to the Emirates last summer from French side Nice, has agreed a..." July 05

  • Liverpool in talks for Internacional's Allan - sources

    ESPN FC "Liverpool are in discussions to sign Brazilian teenage midfielder Allan Rodrigues de Souza from Internacional, sources have told ESPN FC. The 18-year-old would cost around £500,000 if the deal went through. Allan impressed Reds scouts as he helped his team with the Frenz International Cup,..." July 04

  • Steven Gerrard reveals he turned down 'opportunities around Europe' to join LA Galaxy

    Daily Star "The Liverpool legend called time on his illustrious Anfield career earlier this year and is set to make his LA Galaxy debut on 17 July against San Jose Earthquakes. And the former England captain has admitted he wasn't short of offers when he decided to leave Brendan Rodgers' side. He told..." July 03

  • Liverpool complete signing of Barcelona's 16-year-old wonderkid Bobby Adekanye

    Daily Mail "Liverpool have completed the signing of teenager Bobby Adekanye from Barcelona. The 16-year-old announced the move on his Instagram page, where he posted a photo of himself at Liverpool. Adekanye has been on loan at PSV Eindhoven and was one of five transfers to Barcelona's youth system..." July 03

  • Manchester City facing battle to sign Paul Pogba and Kevin De Bruyne this summer

    The Telegraph "Manchester City are facing an increasing battle to secure their top two midfield targets this summer with Wolfsburg vowing to keep Kevin De Bruyne and Paul Pogba waiting on the outcome of Barcelona’s presidential elections before deciding on his future. City, who are expected to lodge a third..." July 01

  • Liverpool closing in on TRIPLE deal as Brendan Rodgers' spending spree continues

    Daily Star "Southampton right-back Nathaniel Clyne, Barcelona winger Bobby Adekanye and FC Copenhagen left-back Ludwig Augustinsson could all move to Anfield in the coming days. Clyne was on Merseyside today to undergo a medical ahead of his £12.5m switch from St. Mary's. He will replace departing free..." June 30

  • Clyne set for Liverpool FC medical ahead of completing £12.5million Anfield move

    Liverpool Echo "Nathaniel Clyne is set to undergo a Liverpool medical ahead of the completion of his £12.5million move from Southampton. The England right-back is expected on Merseyside on Monday and will put pen to paper on a five-year contract this week. Liverpool agreed a deal with Saints last week and..." June 29

  • Newcastle enter £7m BATTLE with Sunderland and Leicester to sign in-demand Liverpool flop

    The Express "The Hammers have reportedly put the England international up for sale ahead of the summer window, but won't consider offers below £7million. The Upton Park outfit signed the 30-year-old for £5m in 2013 from Liverpool, where he failed to live up to his £20m price-tag in two seasons. Despite..." June 29

  • Liverpool LAUNCH big bid for Real Madrid ace as Brendan Rodgers CONTINUES transfer spree

    Daily Star "The Reds have already seen a £10.6m bid rejected but hope £15m plus add-ons will convince the Spanish giants to do business, according to reports. Starsport exclusively revealed back in May that Brendan Rodgers is interested in adding Illarramendi to his squad and that Bernabeu bosses are..." June 29

  • Liverpool target Ludwig Augustinsson transfer as Reds open talks with Sweden Under-21 left-back

    Daily Mirror "Liverpool are in talks to sign out-spoken Sweden Under-21 defender Ludwig Augustinsson. He hit the headlines earlier this month when he branded Gareth Southgate’s Under-21 side ‘overrated’. Now it appears the 21-year-old could be joining up with young England star Danny Ings as Liverpool..." June 28

  • Manchester United join Liverpool in battle for Colombia star Carlos Bacca

    The Telegraph "Manchester United are among a host of Premier League clubs that have made enquiries over Liverpool target Carlos Bacca. Sevilla are insistent that Bacca will only leave if his £21 million release clause is met and it is unclear whether United or any other English club is prepared to pay that..." June 25

  • Man City consider third Sterling bid as Firmino pushes forward towards Etihad

    Manchester Evening News "Liverpool’s signing of Roberto Firmino has paved the way for Manchester City to table a third bid for Raheem Sterling. Etihad officials are considering a final offer for the England forward after seeing two bids rejected. Liverpool are holding out for their full asking price of £50m - but..." June 25

  • Patrick Vieira reckons signing Raheem Sterling for £50m wouldn't be a rip off

    Daily Star "Etihad bosses are plotting a club-record £50m bid for the Liverpool contract rebel after having two previous offers of £30m and £40m rejected. That would make Sterling the most expensive English player in history, with some critics insisting he is not worth the cash. But Vieira, who is..." June 24

  • Reds 'close to an agreement' for Brazilian Roberto Firmino

    The Telegraph "Liverpool are said to be "close to an agreement" for Roberto Firmino, according to Brazilian football website, Globoesporte. Brendan Rodgers' side are said to be front-runners to land the Brazilian playmaker and ahead of Manchester United and Manchester City in the race. Firmino's..." June 23

  • Liverpool FC braced for third bid from Man City for Sterling

    Liverpool Echo "Liverpool FC are bracing themselves for a third bid from Manchester City for Raheem Sterling. The Reds have had no contact with City since an improved offer of £40million was quickly rejected last week. However, City haven’t been put off their pursuit of the young England international and..." June 23

  • Liverpool pushing hard for Illarra "Liverpool are strongly pushing to get Asier Illarramendi. The Anfield club made an initial offer of €15 million for the Spanish central midfielder that was flatly refused by Real Madrid. However, the Reds board have decided to up their bid by almost half. The Whites now have an offer of €22..." June 22