Liverpool’s winning run ended at the hands of Manchester City, who secured a 2-1 win over the Reds at the Etihad Stadium yesterday afternoon.
Philippe Coutinho put Brendan Rodgers’ men in front of 24 minutes; only for City captain Vincent Kompany to draw the hosts level seven minutes later.
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Luis Suarez played the entire ninety minutes for Liverpool’s development squad yesterday evening, but made little impact as the side lost 2-0 to Burnley.
The Uruguay international is working on his match fitness ahead of his highly anticipated return to first team action, which is expected to come in the League Cup third round tie against Manchester United next Wednesday.
Liverpool will be hoping to reclaim top spot as they take on Brendan Rodgers former club Swansea City this evening.
Barclays Premier League Player of the Month Daniel Sturridge, the match winner in the clubs last three games, should feature despite missing England’s two recent internationals against Moldova and Ukraine while new signings Victor Moses and Mamadou Sakho are in the squad.
Pepe Reina will not return to Liverpool once his loan spell with Napoli is over, the Daily Star understands.
The Spain international, who was allowed to move to the Serie A side for the season after the Reds brought in Simon Mignolet from Sunderland, has reportedly agreed a deal to join Barcelona next summer.
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 have included want away striker Luis Suarez in their twenty-eight man squad for their pre-season tour of the Far East and Australia.
The 26 year old will miss the opening six games of next season as he completes a ten match ban for biting Chelsea’s Branislav Ivanovic in the 2-2 draw at Anfield back in April, and has repeatedly said that he wants to move away from Merseyside.
Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has been charged by the Football Association with violent conduct after the Uruguayan bit Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic in Sunday’s 2-2 draw at Anfield.
Suarez has also reportedly been fined £200,000 by Liverpool, with the money set to be donated to the Hillsborough Family Support Group.