Steven Gerrard has denied claims that he sent a text message backing Harry Redknapp for the England job before Roy Hodgson was appointed, BBC Sport understands.
The Liverpool skipper has said that he doesn’t have Redknapp’s personal number, but admitted that he did contact his former teammate, and Redknapp’s son Jamie giving his support should the current Queens Park Rangers manager, who was favourite to be appointed at the time, get the nod.
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 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.
Brendan Rodgers will use tonight’s Capital One Cup second round tie against Notts County to field a number of his squad players.
Luis Alberto is set to make his debut for the club, while Andre Wisdom and Raheem Sterling are pushing for their first starts of the season.
Liverpool edged past Aston Villa to make it back to back victories in the Premier League, and record their best start to a season in five years.
As against Stoke City last week, Daniel Sturridge was the match winner – his twenty-first minute finish enough to secure to points for Brendan Rodgers though credit must once again go to goalkeeper Simon Mignolet, who kept Villa at bay.
Luis Suarez will be made to train alone as a punishment for his attitude over the past fortnight, according to the Mail Online.
The 26 year old has been reprimanded after accusing the club, and manager Brendan Rodgers of breaking promises and not telling the truth.