Liverpool midfielder Lucas is closing in on his return to the first team, with the Brazil international set to play for the Reds’ reserves on Friday, according to TalkSport.
The 27 year old has been out of action for almost two months, having suffered knee damage in the 2-2 draw with Aston Villa on January 18th.
Liverpool winger Raheem Sterling is keen to repay the faith shown in him by manager Brendan Rodgers, according to Sky Sports.
The 19 year old is currently enjoying his best spell in his short career so far – starting the club’s last ten consecutive games and scoring three times.
Liverpool are set to rival Arsenal in the race to sign Real Madrid starlet Alvaro Morata on loan, the Express understands.
The Gunners have been strongly linked with a move for the forward as they look to solve their attacking crisis, which was worsened this week by the news that Theo Walcott will be out of action for six months with a knee injury.
Liverpool defender Daniel Agger has taken to Twitter to deny claims that he is set to leave Anfield.
The 28 year old has been an unused substitute in the Reds’ last two league games, but insists that he will be back in Brendan Rodgers side soon.
Liverpool suffered their first defeat of the season on Saturday afternoon, falling to a 1-0 loss at home to Southampton.
The result, which was secured by a Dejan Lovren goal early in the second half, sees Brendan Rodgers men slip to fifth place after Chelsea, Manchester City, Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal all won to leapfrog them.
Fabio Borini’s agent has said that the forward made a mistake by joining Liverpool last summer, and instead should have remained at Roma for another season, the Daily Star understands.
The 22 year old, who was moved on following Victor Moses arrival at Anfield, made his Sunderland debut as a substitute in their 3-1 defeat to Arsenal at the weekend after joining up with Paolo Di Canio’s side on a season long loan on transfer deadline day.
Liverpool reclaimed top spot in the Premier League with victory over Manchester United at Anfield.
As in the clubs two previous games, a Daniel Sturridge goal was enough to secure the points for the Reds, whose start to the season is their best in nineteen years, and a fitting tribute to mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of legendary former manager Bill Shankly.
Sunday’s game at Anfield sees Liverpool host bottom of the table Queens Park Rangers, in what will be Jamie Carragher’s final appearance for the Reds.
The veteran defender, who will captain the side in the absence of Steven Gerrard, is set to be given a guard of honour from both sides prior to kick off, whilst fans in the Kop will form a mosaic reading ‘JC 23’.
Liverpool go in to the 220th Merseyside derby on Sunday, knowing that defeat will assure they finish outside the top six, and below Everton for a second season in succession.
However, the omens are in the Reds favour, as David Moyes’ men have never won at Anfield during the Scotsman’s eleven year tenure.
Liverpool proved well capable of coping without Luis Suarez as they thumped Newcastle United 6-0 at St James Park in Saturday’s late Premier League kick-off.
Daniel Agger’s header gave the Reds an early lead, which was doubled on seventeen minutes when Jordan Henderson grabbed his fourth league goal of the season.