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.
Despite his days at the club having seemed all but over in recent months, Pepe Reina has opened the door on a return to Anfield once his loan with Napoli is complete, according to the Daily Star.
Manager Brendan Rodgers had previously stated that the goalkeeper would not be recalled to his first team for next season, but the Spain international has stated that he ‘is still a Liverpool player’.
Liverpool will be looking to strengthen their position in the top four of the Premier League as they travel to Southampton tomorrow afternoon.
With Manchester City playing in the Capital One Cup final on Sunday afternoon, the Reds will move into third place if they take all three points, while they could also leapfrog second place Arsenal if they lose their match at Stoke City.
Liverpool have joined the race to sign Arsenal full-back Bacary Sagna, the Metro understands.
The France international looks set to leave the Gunners at the end of the season, with the club reluctant to offer any player over the age of thirty more than a one year contract extension.
Liverpool have been left with just two fully fit senior midfielders in the lead up to Christmas, with Jordan Henderson now joining their already extensive injury list, the Mirror understands.
The England international had his ankle damaged in a nasty clash with Kevin Nolan in the Reds’ victory over West Ham United on Saturday afternoon, and joins captain Steven Gerrard, Daniel Sturridge, Jose Enrique, Daniel Agger and Sebastien Coates on the side-lines.
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Luis Suarez has backed Bayern Munich midfielder Frank Ribery to win this year’s Ballon d’Or, the Mirror understands.
The France international was integral to Bayern Munich’s treble winning success last season scoring eleven goals in forty-three appearances and Suarez, who is one of five current players on the shortlist for the award, believes that he should emerge victorious.
Real Madrid are set to make a £45m offer for Luis Suarez when the transfer window reopens in January, the Mail Online understands.
The striker made no secret of his desire to play for the Spanish giants during a summer that was dominated by talk of his future.
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.
Stewart Downing is set to become the latest player to be moved on by Brendan Rodgers, with Newcastle United hopeful of agreeing a cut-price deal for the winger, according to the Express.
The 29 year old was told by Rodgers last autumn that he was free to find a new club, but the winger managed to force his way back into the Reds first team during the second half of the season.
Pepe Reina has published an emotional open letter on his personal website thanking the Liverpool fans for their support following his loan move to Napoli, the Daily Mail has reported.
The Spain international has insisted that he was keen to sign a new contract at Anfield, and would have only been tempted to move to Barcelona should they have come calling.