Liverpool have confirmed that Joe Gomez has undergone a surgery to an ankle problem which is expected to keep him out for a couple of months. As such, the England international will miss the Reds’ Champion’s League final against Real Madrid this month whilst also facing the heartbreak of not representing the Three Lions at the summer World Cup.
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Brendan Rodgers has fired a warning to his title rivals by telling them that money doesn’t guarantee success, according to the Mirror.
The Liverpool manager has guided his side to second place, four points behind leaders Chelsea with nine games to go giving them in best chance to clinch the title in years.
Steven Gerrard is confident that Daniel Sturridge can star at this summer’s World Cup finals in Brazil, TalkSport understands.
The striker has been in superb form since moving to Liverpool last January, scoring thirty-two appearances in thirty-nine appearances, while he netted his third senior England goal in their 1-0 win over Denmark last week.
Xabi Alonso has ended speculation that he could be set to return to Anfield by signing a new deal with Real Madrid, according to the Independent.
The 32 year old was due to be out of contract in the summer, but has now extended his contract with the La Liga giants to the end of the 2015/16 campaign.
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 got their revenge on Oldham Athletic for knocking them out of the FA Cup last season by securing a 2-0 win over them at Anfield in the third round this time around.
Iago Aspas put the hosts in front with his first goal for the club nine minutes into the second half before an own goal from defender James Tarkowski put the result beyond doubt.
Luis Suarez has told Sky Sports that he believes that Liverpool can challenge for the title if they maintain their current level of performance.
The Reds have scored fourteen goals in their last three league games whilst picking up maximum points against Norwich City, West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur.
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 will offer Luis Suarez to Real Madrid in an attempt to stop him joining Arsenal, according to the Daily Star.
The Uruguay international, who is set to win his seventy-second cap this evening in the second leg of the World Cup qualifying play-off against Jordan this evening, was the subject of two offers from the Gunners in the summer.
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.