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Shakhtar to listen to offers for Mkhitaryan

Shakhtar Donetsk have revealed that they are open to offers for midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan, the Express understands.

The Armenia international has strongly been lined with a move to Liverpool, though the Reds approach for the player stalled following confusion over his ownership.

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Swansea in for Shelvey

Swansea City are interested in signing Liverpool midfielder Jonjo Shelvey, according the the Mirror.

The Welsh side are reportedly in talks with their former manager Brendan Rodgers, regarding the potential purchase of the England U21 midfielder, who will be allowed to go if the price is right.

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Mignolet completes Liverpool switch

Liverpool have completed the signing of goalkeeper Simon Mignolet from Sunderland on a long term contract.

The Belgian international cost the Reds £9m, with a further £2m potentially due to the North East club in additional payments.

He is expected to battle with Pepe Reina for a place in the first team, after the Spaniard declared that he is likely to remain at Anfield amid rumours that he could return to Barcelona.

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Mignolet set to complete move

Simon Mignolet is expected on Merseyside today to complete his £10 million pound transfer from Sunderland.

The Belgian international is due to undergo a medical at Melwood having agreed personal terms with the Reds.

It has been reported that the 24 year old will sign a five year contract, to initially battle with current first choice goalkeeper Pepe Reina.

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Aspas completes Reds move

Liverpool have completed the signing of Celta Vigo striker Iago Aspas, subject to international clearance.
A deal was agreed last week, with both sides waiting on paperwork before confirming the transfer.

The Spaniard, who is thought to have put pen to paper on a long term contract at Anfield, scored twelve goals in twenty-five appearances last season, helping his side retain their La Liga status against Espanyol on the final day.

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Alberto set to seal Reds move

Sevilla forward Luis Alberto is today expected on Merseyside where he will undergo a medical with a view to completing his £6.8million move to Liverpool.

The 20 year old will put to pen to paper on a four year deal, after the Spanish side reluctantly agreed to due to financial difficulties.

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Carroll completes West Ham switch

Andy Carroll has finally completed his £15million transfer from Liverpool to West Ham United.

The 24 year old was signed by Liverpool for £35million, a record fee for a British player, two and a half years ago but struggled to make a real impression for the Reds, scoring just six goals in forty-four league appearances.

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Suarez wants to play ‘at the top’

Unsettled Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has reiterated his desire to join Real Madrid, Sky Sports understands.

The 26 year old has been strongly linked with a move to the Spanish capital after expressing his desire to leave Anfield last month.

The Uruguayan internationals position at the club is fast becoming untenable following a series of comments made since the close of the season.

Whilst maintaining that the club is close to his heart, Suarez has bemoaned their failure to qualify for the Champions League, as well as again confirming his wishes to play at the Bernabeu:

“A player always aspires to be at the top of their profession and Madrid is at the top for any football player.”
Suarez, who scored in Uruguay’s 2-1 Confederations Cup defeat to Spain yesterday, has four years remaining on his current deal at Anfield; a contract which the club have stressed they expect him to honour.

Meanwhile, the Reds will face competition from Juventus and Borussia Dortmund for the signature of Shakthar Donetsk’s attacking midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan, acoording to the Daily Mail.

However, Belgian international goalkeeper Simon Mignolet looks ever closer to securing a move to Anfield, with the Guardian claiming the club are optimistic that a deal can be struck with Sunderland.

Sunderland close in on Mignolet

The Metro understand that Liverpool are edging closer to signing Sunderland goalkeeper Simon Mignolet, following reports that a fee of £10 million is to be agreed between the clubs.

The Reds have been linked with the Belgian international for some months, following doubt over the future of current number one Pepe Reina, who has been linked with a move back to Barcelona.

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Aspas deal delayed by red tape

Iago Aspas’ move to Liverpool is on the verge of being completed, despite their being a delay with the paperwork, Sky Sports report.

The Celta Vigo striker underwent a medical at Melwood on Tuesday, but returned to Spain with the deal yet to be completed.

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