Liverpool have joined the race to sign Arsenal full-back Bacary Sagna, the Metro understands.
The France international looks set to leave the Gunners at the end of the season, with the club reluctant to offer any player over the age of thirty more than a one year contract extension.
Liverpool are lining up a bid for Germany left-back Dennis Aogo, according to the Express.
The Reds have been alerted to the news that the Hamburg defender, who has won twelve caps under Joachim Low could be available for as little at £2.5m.
Liverpool could welcome back Glen Johnson, Aly Cissokho and Joe Allen for tomorrow’s trip to Newcastle United.
Lucas returns after suspension though the game has come too soon for fellow Brazil international Philippe Coutinho.
Lucas Leiva will miss tomorrow’s visit of Crystal Palace, as the midfielder serves a one match ban after picking up five yellow cards.
Jordan Henderson is set to move into a defensive midfield role, while Raheem Sterling is hoping to earn a recall to the starting line-up.
Liverpool will be hoping to return to winning ways as the travel to struggling Sunderland on Sunday afternoon.
After their unbeaten start to the season came to an end last weekend following their narrow home defeat to Southampton, the Reds crashed out of the League Cup to Manchester United on Wednesday evening.
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers and striker Daneil Sturridge have been named Barclays Manager and Player of the month for August.
It is the second time Rodgers has received the accolade, while it is Sturridge’s first of his career.
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Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers could be without new signings Kolo Toure and Aly Cissokho for Sunday’s visit of Manchester United.
The defensive pair both went off injured during Tuesday evening’s League Cup clash with Notts County, a game which the Reds won after extra-time.
Steven Gerrard has admitted that Liverpool aren’t in perfect shape after a tough week leading up to Sunday’s clash with Manchester United, according to the Metro.
Brendan Rodger’s men needed extra time to get past League One side Notts County in the League Cup third round on Tuesday evening – a game in which they lost two key defenders to injury.
Liverpool survived a scare to get past Notts County in last night’s League Cup second round tie at Anfield.
The Reds needed extra time to beat the League One side, after they came from two goals down to draw level with the hosts.
Liverpool will be looking to secure back to back victories in the Premier League with victory over Aston Villa in Saturday’s late kick-off.
The Reds could hand a debut to defender Aly Cissokho, who completed his loan move from Valencia earlier this week, though Sebastian Coates has been ruled out for the majority of the season, and Luis Suarez continues his suspension.