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Gerrard denies Redknapp ‘text’ claims

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.

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Toure wants Suarez to stay

New Liverpool signing Kolo Toure has urged Luis Suarez to remain at Anfield, Sky Sports understands.

The Reds unveiled Toure, and fellow new arrival Simon Mignolet at a Melwood Press Conference on Wednesday, and the defender is hopeful of linking up with Suarez next season, though he accepts that the 26 year olds future is uncertain.

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