Luis Suarez is confident that Liverpool can maintain their league form and qualify for next summer’s Champions League, the Mirror understands.
The Reds moved back into the top four of the Premier League with victory over Stoke City on Sunday afternoon – their fifth win in seven league games.
Liverpool are set to find out if they have any chance of re-signing Xabi Alonso from Real Madrid in two to three weeks, according to the Daily Star.
The Spain international’s contract at the Bernabeu is set to expire at the end of the season, and a move to the Premier League has been touted with Chelsea and Manchester United also reportedly interested.
Liverpool have fallen to fourth place in the Premier League after suffering a shock 3-1 defeat to Hull City at the KC Stadium yesterday afternoon.
The hosts took the lead on twenty minutes through Jake Livermore, whose shot took a mean deflection off Reds defender Martin Skrtel.
Liverpool head to Hull City on Sunday afternoon hoping to close the gap between them and leaders Arsenal.
The Gunners face Cardiff City on Saturday afternoon, and any slip up from the early season pace setters will give both Liverpool, and Chelsea in third place the chance to capitalise.
Liverpool are set to join Arsenal in the race to sign Newcastle United midfielder Yohan Cabaye, the Express understands.
The France international was strongly linked with a move to the Emirates during the summer, but remained at St James’ Park to a mixed reaction from Magpies’ fans.
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.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has once again stressed that he wants to keep Luis Suarez at the club amid continuing speculation that the Uruguayan is set for a move away from Anfield, Sky Sports understands.
Arsenal had a bid for the 26 year old rejected by the Reds last week, and are thought to be considering making an improved offer, while a move from Real Madrid is also expected in the coming days.
However, Rodgers is adamant that he will be working with Suarez next season, insisting that that will be case unless ‘something drastic happens’.
Meanwhile, the Daily Star have claimed that the Reds are interested in signing Paris Saint Germain striker Kevin Gameiro.
The club were originally linked with the 26 year old in January, and are set to renew their interest following Edinson Cavani’s move to the Ligue 1 Champions.
The Daily Star have also reported that the club will move for highly rated Spain Under 21 international Alvaro Morata.
The Real Madrid striker impressed at the recent European Championships in Israel, and is keen on playing more first team football having made just a handful of starts for the Spanish giants during the 2012/13 campaign.