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No Anfield return for Alonso

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.

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Aspas on target as Liverpool progress

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.

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Suarez confident of Reds title challenge

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.

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Liverpool to discover Alonso fate

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.

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Liverpool keen on Alonso return

Liverpool are keen on beating Chelsea to the signing of Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso, according to the Daily Star.

The 31 year old is unlikely to be offered an extension to his contract, which is set to expire in the summer, following the arrival of a number of new midfielders during the summer.

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Liverpool come from behind to win at Villa

Liverpool bounced back from defeat at Southampton a fortnight ago to maintain their impressive record at Villa Park with a 2-1 win over Paul Lambert’s side.

Christian Benteke gave the hosts the lead just after the half hour mark, though they were pegged back when Jordan Henderson dinked over Brad Guzan just after the break.

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Sturridge thankful to Rodgers

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has spoken of his gratitude towards manager Brendon Rodgers, regarding the opportunity he has been given to prove himself.

The 23 year old, who scored in England’s 8-0 victory over San Marino in Friday night’s World Cup Qualifier, is relishing the chance to start more games having been on the fringes at his previous clubs.

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Alonso set to return?

Former Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso has reportedly refused to sign a new contract at Real Madrid, paving the way for a possible return to Anfield.

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