Liverpool Rumors & News

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    SportsCenter @SportsCenter

    THIS JUST IN: Luis Suarez transfers to Barcelona. Suarez is out until end of October due to 4-month FIFA suspension.

  • No way Jose! Chelsea demand £8m for Liverpool and Tottenham target Ryan Bertrand

    The Express "Jose Mourinho's side have already rejected Liverpool's £6m bid for the twice capped England international, but a revised bid is expected. Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has been linked with a host of defenders including Bertrand, and is a clear sign that bolstering his back-four is a..." July 11

  • FIFA rejects appeal by Suarez, Uruguay against four-month ban

    Fox Sports "FIFA has rejected an appeal by Luis Suarez and the Uruguay Football Federation (AUF) against his four-month ban from all soccer activities for biting an opponent. The appeal was lodged against the sanctions imposed on the Liverpool striker by FIFA's disciplinary committee for biting Italy's..." July 10

  • Luis Suarez closing in on £75m Barcelona

    The Telegraph "Luis Suárez is edging towards a £75 million move to Barcelona as Liverpool step up their own transfer activity by considering a £10 million bid for Swansea City’s Ben Davies. Suárez’s exit from Anfield could be sealed in the next 48 hours after the two clubs agreed the final details on the..." July 10

  • Liverpool ‘want £40million Karim Benzema as Luis Suarez replacement’

    Metro "Liverpool are weighing up a move for Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema as they plan for life after star striker Luis Suarez. Reds manager Brendan Rodgers is weighing up his options after accepting Barcelona’s bid for the Uruguay ace, who is now undertaking a medical with the Catalan..." July 10

  • Battle on for Bony! Liverpool hijack Tottenham's move for Swansea striker

    talkSport "Liverpool have joined Tottenham in the race to sign Swansea striker Wilfried Bony. Spurs have had an £18million bid for the Ivory Coast star rejected by the Swans and the Reds are now ready to beat their Premier League rivals to his signature. talkSPORT understands Bony’s representatives are..." July 10

  • Luis Suarez's Barcelona transfer from Liverpool set to be completed in next 48 hours

    Daily Mirror "Luis Suarez is set to complete his move from Liverpool to Barcelona in the next 48 hours. Reports in Spain claim Liverpool have finally agreed a fee for the bad-boy Uruguay striker, however Anfield sources say nothing will happen before Friday at the earliest. Suarez has remained in Uruguay..." July 09

  • Liverpool set to offload Lucas Leiva to fund £25m Dejan Lovren offer

    The Express "The Reds have already had a £20m bid for Lovren rebuffed by the Saints, who are holding out for £25m. The player himself is determined to move and is even threatening not to show up for pre-season training but Southampton won't budge in their valuation of the Croatian international. And..." July 08

  • Luis Suarez move to Barcelona held up by Liverpool's demands for £75million up front

    Daily Mail "Barcelona are trying to find a structure of payment to suit Liverpool’s demands over Luis Suarez. Liverpool are holding out for £75million but Barcelona are hoping to make the payment in stages, with part based on performances. But the deal looks imminent, with one sports shop in Barcelona,..." July 08

  • West Ham ‘make £12m bid for Liverpool and Tottenham target Yevhen Konoplyanka’

    Metro "West Ham are believed to have made a £12m move for Liverpool and Tottenham target Yevhen Konoplyanka. The Dnipro midfielder was wanted by the Reds in January, with Brendan Rodgers making several unsuccessful approaches for the 24-year-old. But it looks as though Konoplyanka’s move to the..." July 08

  • Lazar Markovic can become a 'world star' at Anfield, claims Serbia boss Ljubinko Drulovic

    Daily Mirror "Lazar Markovic's Serbia coach claims he can become a world star at Liverpool. Liverpool are negotiating Markovic's move from Benfica and hope to conclude his £19.8million transfer this week. Serbia boss Ljubinko Drulović is delighted Markovic could be moving to the Premier League and he..." July 08

  • Liverpool closing on Benfica's Lazar Markovic, according to reports

    Sky Sports "Liverpool are closing in on the signing of winger Lazar Markovic from Benfica, according to reports in Portugal. The Reds reportedly made a bid of around £19.8million on Saturday night which was accepted by Benfica, although there has been no official confirmation from either club. Chelsea..." July 07

  • Liverpool to make last-ditch attempt to beat Roma to the signing of Ashley Cole

    Daily Mail "Liverpool will make a last-ditch attempt to persuade Ashley Cole to join them. But Cole, who was left out of England’s World Cup squad, is poised to leave the Premier League and move to Serie A. Roma hope to rubber stamp a deal with the ex-England left-back next week. There could be a new..." July 06

  • Turkish giants Galatasaray target Liverpoool defender Martin Skrtel

    The Express "Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers will allow the 29-year-old to leave if he finds a replacement, with Southampton's Dejan Lovren his top target. Galatasaray, meanwhile, want Italy's Cesare Prandelli as boss, after sacking ex-Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini." July 06

  • Liverpool FC offer £20m for Lovren but Saints refuse to do business

    Liverpool Echo "Liverpool FC have offered Southampton £20million for Dejan Lovren – but are being frustrated in their attempts to wrap up a deal for the centre-back. The Croatia international is Brendan Rodgers’ No 1 defensive target and he is desperate to join former Saints clubmates Rickie Lambert and Adam..." July 05

  • Luis Suarez set to complete £80million move for Barcelona in next 48 hours

    Daily Mail "Barcelona expect to finalise a deal for Liverpool striker Luis Suarez over the next 48 hours. Talks are ongoing and the Spanish club is concentrating on a straight cash deal for the 27-year-old who Liverpool value at £80million. Suarez would be allowed to have a medical ahead of a transfer..." July 04

  • Bayern Munich muscle in on Man Utd, Arsenal and Liverpool target Juan Cuadrado

    The Express "The 26-year-old has been in top form during the World Cup, helping his side reach the quarter-finals against hosts Brazil, and reports in Germany claim that Bundesliga champions Bayern are ready to make an offer for his services. Pep Guardiola is looking to utilise Germany captain Philipp Lahm..." July 04

  • Liverpool FC offer £20m for Lovren but Saints refuse to do business

    Liverpool Echo "Liverpool FC have offered Southampton £20million for Dejan Lovren – but are being frustrated in their attempts to wrap up a deal for the centre-back. The Croatia international is Brendan Rodgers’ No 1 defensive target and he is desperate to join former Saints clubmates Rickie Lambert and Adam..." July 04

  • Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham to look elsewhere as Southampton plan Lovren stay

    The Express "The centre-back was one of Southampton's key players last season after joining from Lyon last summer, leading to speculation that he could be on his way to a bigger side. Premier League trio Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham have been keeping tabs on the 24-year-old's situation at St Mary's..." July 03

  • Liverpool meet Barcelona to discuss Luis Suarez deal

    Sky Sports "Liverpool's managing director Ian Ayre met officials from Barcelona in London on Wednesday to discuss the potential transfer of Luis Suarez, according to Sky sources. Barcelona have made no secret of their admiration for the controversial Uruguayan striker, though Liverpool have so far made no..." July 02

  • Sanchez blow for Suarez deal as Barca star refuses to join Liverpool

    Daily Mail "Alexis Sanchez is ready to throw a spanner in the works of Barcelona's attempts to sign Luis Suarez by refusing to join Liverpool. Barca are keen to use the Chile international as a makeweight in their pursuit of Suarez - but Sanchez is understood to prefer a move to rivals Arsenal. And..." July 02

  • Liverpool eye swoop for Arsenal target Mario Balotelli if Luis Suarez is sold to Barcelona

    The Express "Disgraced Uruguay striker Suarez is on the verge of joining the Catalan club with Barcelona chief Andoni Zubizarreta publicly praising the striker. According to Tuttosport, Balotelli is the man Rodgers believes can fill Suarez's boots. The Italian hot-shot is one of the most sought-after..." July 02

  • Arsenal and Liverpool eye transfer of Costa Rica World Cup shootout hero Keylor Navas

    Daily Mirror "Keylor Navas has become the most sought-after stopper at the World Cup after his heroics helped Costa Rica into the quarter-finals, writes John Cross in Salvador. His team-mates reckon Navas is out of this world and assistant Costa Rica assistant coach Paulo Wanchope says the Levante keeper is..." July 01

  • Liverpool misfit Luis Suarez closer to exit as Barcelona weigh up Alexis Sanchez swap

    Daily Star "And reports in Spain claim the controversial Liverpool striker has already agreed a £160,000-a-week contract with the Catalan giants. They are said to be pushing ahead with their plans to sign Suarez, even to the extent of inserting a 'bite' clause in the proposed deal. That would impose..." June 30

  • Arsenal swoop to beat Liverpool to Alexis Sanchez and Tottenham to Morgan Schneiderlin

    The Express "Reports in France suggest that the Gunners will sign both players in the near future. There have been reports that Sanchez could be included as part of a deal that would send Luis Suarez to Barcelona. But it now seems that Arsene Wenger could now beat Brendan Rodgers to the punch. While a..." June 29

  • Liverpool and Uruguay misfit Luis Suarez will not be sold at a discount despite bite ban

    Daily Star "Barcelona are now hoping to land the Reds striker in a cut-price after FIFA hammered the Uruguay striker. The La Liga side were preparing an £80m deal that included winger Alexis Sanchez, but may now come in a lot lower as Suarez will miss at least 12 club games next season. However, the..." June 27

  • Luis Suarez ban: Uruguay FA confirm appeal on "excessive decision" as Suarez told to leave camp

    Daily Mirror "The association has three days to lodge their appeal, while it is understood Suarez has been told he must leave the national team camp. The president of the Uruguay FA Wilmar Valdez has confirmed that the association will appeal Luis Suarez's four-month ban for biting Giorgio..." June 26

  • Luis Suárez banned for four months

    The Guardian "Fifa’s independent disciplinary committee has banned Luis Suárez from all football-related activity for four months after he was seen biting Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini. The decision means the Liverpool striker, who has also been fined £66,000, will miss the rest of Uruguay’s World Cup campaign..." June 26

  • Liverpool ‘offer Xherdan Shaqiri £95k-a-week contract to complete Anfield transfer’

    Metro "Liverpool are closing in on the signing of Bayern Munich winger Xherdan Shaqiri after meeting with his family in Switzerland to agree terms on a switch to Anfield. Bayern Munich have reportedly given the Reds permission to discuss a deal for Shaqiri, who is currently representing his country at..." June 26

  • Arsenal and Liverpool battling it out to sign Sevilla centre-back Federico Fazio

    Daily Star "According to reports in Spain, Gunners boss Arsene Wenger and Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers are in a bidding war to sign the 27-year-old centre back Both managers are keen to strengthen their team's leaky defences this summer and according to the reports in Spain they have both made Fazio..." June 26

  • Liverpool ready to beat Arsenal and Tottenham to Divock Origi by promising to loan striker back to Lille

    Daily Mail "Liverpool are ready to pip Tottenham and Arsenal to Divock Origi by offering to loan him back to Lille for a season. The 19-year-old has been Belgium's saviour at the World Cup and has drawn rave reviews. Liverpool have watched him most of the season and want to beat the competition with a..." June 26

  • How World Cup referees missed the Luis Suarez biting incident "When a player seemingly bites another one on the soccer field in the biggest tournament in the world and gets away with it, the question naturally turns to the role of the referee in the incident. Giorigio Chiellini turned the spotlight on the refs after Tuesday’s Italy-Uruguay game, in which..." June 25

  • FIFA opens inquiry into Suarez's alleged bite

    ESPN FC "FIFA has announced it will investigate the Luis Suarez alleged biting incident with Liverpool's Uruguayan striker likely to face a lengthy ban if found guilty. Suarez appeared to bite Italy's Giorgio Chiellini towards the end of Uruguay's 1-0 win, leaving teeth-marks on his shoulder A FIFA..." June 25

  • Why Liverpool must move heaven and earth for Barcelona’s Alexis Sanchez

    Metro "As long as there’s a transfer window, there’ll always be speculation linking Luis Suarez with a move away from Liverpool, but the rumours suggesting the Reds are making a move for Barcelona forward Alexis Sanchez fill Kopites with excitement and Premier League defenders with dread. Suarez will..." June 25

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    Matt Critchley @MattCritchley1

    LS on 'bite' - "these situations happen on the field. I had contact with his shoulder, nothing more, things like that happen all the time."

  • Liverpool not willing to defend striker after THIRD such incident of his career

    Daily Mirror "Reds in the dark on whether any FIFA ban for amazing World Cup assault on Italy's Chiellini would cover club games as well as internationals. Liverpool will hold crisis talks on Wednesday to discuss the future of Luis Suarez. The Reds' boardroom will speak with manager Brendan Rodgers in a..." June 24

  • Suarez appears to bite Italy's Chiellini

    ESPN FC "Luis Suarez appeared to bite Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini during the sides' 2014 World Cup Group D game. Moments later Uruguay took the lead against 10-man Italy through a Diego Godin header and went on to win 1-0, qualifying for the round of 16 at the expense of Italy. The incident was..." June 24

  • Luis Suarez move to Barcelona seems to be inevitable

    Daily Mail "Suddenly it feels different. Speculation about Luis Suarez’s future is nothing new but this time, almost in the blink of an eye, his departure from Liverpool seems inevitable. ‘Why?’ you will ask. Liverpool, after all, have not been approached by any club in Europe about Suarez since Arsenal’s..." June 24

  • Real Madrid plotting swoop for Liverpool's Raheem Sterling

    Daily Mirror "Real Madrid are keeping tabs on Raheem Sterling - and are ready to pounce next summer. Real boss Carlo Ancelotti is a big admirer of the Liverpool teenager and will monitor his progress in the next 12 months. Sterling, 19, was one of the few bright spots in England's World Cup campaign and..." June 22

  • Lallana will try to push through Liverpool move when he returns from Brazil next week

    Liverpool Echo "Adam Lallana will try to push through a move to Liverpool now that his World Cup dream with England is over. Roy Hodgson’s side will be returning home from Brazil after Tuesday’s match against Costa Rica and the Southampton midfielder will have to reiterate to club officials at St Mary’s that..." June 22

  • Real Madrid to offer £30million plus Alvaro Morata for Luis Suarez

    Metro "Real Madrid are reportedly planning to offer Liverpool striker Alvaro Morata and £30million in a bid to land Luis Suarez this summer. Suarez has emerged as Madrid’s number one transfer target this summer, with the club previously planning to make a move for him after he returns from the World..." June 21

  • Real Madrid tracking Raheem Sterling as Angel Di Maria replacement?

    Daily Mirror "Brendan Rodgers will know the importance of strengthening this summer as his side re-enter the Champions League after a four-year absence. Raheem Sterling was perhaps the only bright spot from England's dismal World Cup campaign. And it appears the 19-year-old's impressive international..." June 21

  • Arsenal join Liverpool, Man Utd and Juventus in race for Alexis Sanchez

    Daily Star "Sanchez, who starred for Chile as they knocked reigning champions Spain out of the World Cup yesterday, is said to want a move away from the Nou Camp after falling out with Lionel Messi. Reports from Chile suggest the player is fed up with playing second-fiddle to Argentine star Messi, and..." June 20

  • Barcelona beat Real Madrid to £52m signing of Liverpool's Luis Suarez, claims Spanish press

    Daily Mail "Barcelona are set to beat rivals Real Madrid to the £52m signing of Luis Suarez, according to Spanish paper El Mundo Deportivo. The deposed La Liga champions plan to partner the Uruguayan striker with Lionel Messi and Neymar, with a deal reportedly close to completion. The paper report that..." June 20

  • Steven Gerrard hints he may quit England duty

    Daily Mirror "The Three Lions midfielder admitted it would be a personal low if England exited at the group stage and hinted at calling time on his international duty. Steven Gerrard admitted England’s World Cup heartbreak was a new low as he dropped a heavy hint he may quit international football, writes..." June 20

  • Liverpool in new bid for Arsenal target Mauricio Isla

    Daily Star "That's according to new reports today that claim Brendan Rodgers will look to follow up the Reds' earlier interest in the Juventus right-back. Isla's ability to play in a number of positions makes him an attractive proposition for interested suitors, with Liverpool and Arsenal casting an eye..." June 20

  • Monaco move ahead of Liverpool to become bookies' favourite to sign Ashley Cole

    The Express "Cole announced at the end of last season that he would be leaving Stamford Bridge and has been tipped to join an MLS club. Chelsea are growing increasingly confident of signing Atletico Madrid's Felipe Luis as his replacement in a deal with team-mate Diego Costa that would be worth..." June 20

  • Ibrahim Toure dies aged 28 as brothers Kolo and Yaya represent Ivory Coast at the World Cup

    Daily Mirror "The younger brother of Yaya and Kolo Toure has died, the Ivory Coast Football Association has confirmed. Ibrahim Toure is understood to have passed away on Thursday in Manchester, while Manchester City midfielder Yaya and Liverpool defender Kolo were representing their country at the World Cup..." June 20

  • Liverpool believe Lambert, Lallana and Lovren WILL face Southampton at Anfield on opening day

    Daily Mirror "Rickie Lambert received a dream start to his Anfield career with an opening-day game against previous club Southampton. New Liverpool signing Lambert - a lifelong fan of the Kop sde - could hardly believe his eyes when their 2014-15 Premier League fixtures gave the Saints a trip to the red side..." June 19

  • Liverpool open talks with Bayern Munich over £16m Xherdan Shaqiri after losing interest in Adam Lallana

    Daily Mail "Liverpool have opened preliminary talks with Bayern Munich over a proposed £16m deal for Xherdan Shaqiri. Manager Brendan Rodgers is growing impatient over Southampton's reluctance to bend on a deal for Adam Lallana, with sporting director Les Reed saying the England international should stay..." June 18