Conor Coady is keen to continue proving himself in the final months of his loan spell with Sheffield United in a bid to secure a future with Liverpool, the Daily Star understands.
The midfielder has helped the Blades embark on a nine game winning streak, culminating in the 2-0 victory over Charlton Athletic in the quarter finals of the FA Cup on Sunday afternoon.
Liverpool defender Kolo Toure has called for calm as the Reds head into their final eleven games of the Premier League season, Sky Sports understands.
Brendan Rodgers’ side currently sit in fourth place, four points behind leaders Chelsea and, more crucially, six clear of fifth place Tottenham Hotspur.
Liverpool are set to reject any improved bid from Arsenal for Luis Suarez, after the Metro reported that the Gunners board have given Arsene Wenger the green light to sign the striker.
The North London club appear to be willing to pay £40m for the Uruguay international, though that would still fall short of Brendan Rodgers valuation.
Andy Carroll’s chances of completing a permanent move to West Ham United have increased, according to Hammers co-chairman David Gold.
Responding to a question from a supporter on Twitter, Gold said: “The chances of AC joining West Ham has risen from 50/50 to 75/25 in the last few hours. Will keep u posted”.
West Ham had a £15million bid for Carroll accepted by Liverpool last month, though there have been suggestions of discrepancy regarding the player’s wages.
Representatives of the 24 year old had reportedly asked for wages of £100,000 per week, demands that were dismissed out of hand by the London club.
That figure would have represented a £20,000 pay rise on for the striker, who’s wages were paid by West Ham whilst he was on loan their last season.
Elsewhere, Spanish under 19 international Suso has expressed his desire to remain at Anfield amid speculation that he could be moved on.
The midfielder made 20 appearances in all competitions for the Reds last season, though is yet to score for the club.
Meanwhile, Conor Coady has been named as England’s captain for the forthcoming under 20’s World Cup in Turkey.
The defender made his Premier League debut in the 3-1 win at Fulham in the penultimate game of last season.
Brendon Rodgers has selected a strong squad for this evening’s Europa League round of 32 tie with Zenit St. Petersburg.
Other than January signings Daniel Sturridge and Philippe Coutinho, who are both ineligible, there are no notable absentees.