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BREAKING: Liverpool Have Bid Accepted For Dortmund Midfielder [The Independent]

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Liverpool have had a £15m bid accepted for Borussia Dortmund’s Henrikh Mkhitaryan, according to The Indepedent. Brendan Rodgers’ side have been pursuing the attacking midfielder for some time, and were beaten by the 2013 Champions League finalists to the signature of Mkhitaryan in 2013 from Shakhtar Donetsk. Juventus are also said to be keen on the 26-year-old. Mkhitaryan had an outstanding start to …

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Two Liverpool Departures Could Be In The Works

Seven summer signings leaves Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers with some clearing out to do. For his side’s win last night over Bournemouth, Brendan Rodgers picked the same side and bench as he did in the season opener at Stoke City last weekend. This meant no place in the match-day squad for Lucas Leiva or Mamadou Sakho. As per Andy Hunter of The …

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Liverpool & PSG Discuss Transfer Of France Defender To Anfield

Liverpool are reported to have held talks with PSG concerning talented left-back Lucas Digne.  The French international, according to the Daily Mail, has previously been reported as ‘desperately’ wanting to leave the French club, although PSG manager Laurent Blanc wants to hold on to the young defender, telling L’Équipe, “He is with us, he is very professional, he trains very well and …

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Liverpool Confirm Christian Benteke Signing

Liverpool have made their seventh signing of the summer, with the £32.5m capture of Belgian forward Christian Benteke from Aston Villa on a “long-term contract”. The 24-year-old will have to wait to make his debut for the Reds however, with Brendan Rodgers team on a tour in the Far East. He’s set to pull on the shirt for the first …

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Liverpool: O Brendan, Where Art Thou?

David Sheehan discusses Brendan Rodgers lack of foresight and risk avoidance this summer at Liverpool. “Past performance is no guarantee of future performance” – Standard financial investment disclaimer. In the 1970’s Shell Oil pioneered a new approach to managing risk in the corporate world. Using ‘Scenario Planning’, a structure that now seems like an obvious strategic policy, the company identified the most …

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Liverpool Boss: Sentiment Will Play No Part In Gerrard Decision

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers insists sentiment would play no part in agreeing a new contract with captain Steven Gerrard. The former England captain’s deal expires next summer and with reported interest from elsewhere – Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini recently voiced his admiration for the player and would not rule out a move – Rodgers is desperate to ensure a …

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Will Liverpool Boss Be First Victim Of The Dreaded Sack Race?

Niall McIntyre questions whether Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers will be the winner of the dreaded sack race, as the Merseyside outfit continue to disappoint. Ten weeks in to the Premier League season and we have not yet witnessed a sacking victim, a refreshing statistic considering the fickle world that is modern day football. However, many are sailing close to the …

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Gerrard Could Leave Liverpool At End Of Season

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard is keen to continue his career beyond this season and admits he may be forced to move away from Anfield if the club fails to offer him a new deal. Gerrard, who joined the Liverpool Academy at the age of nine and is approaching 700 appearances in all competitions, is out of contract at his boyhood …

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Liverpool Boss Backs Under-Fire Frontman

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers vowed to stick with Mario Balotelli after another goalless but encouraging display against Hull. Balotelli is still to score in the Barclays Premier League since moving to Anfield after the Reds were shut out by the Tigers in a 0-0 home draw. But after some underwhelming performances, and controversy in midweek after exchanging shirts at half-time …

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Liverpool, Brendan Rodgers & The Balotelli Problem

The red half of Merseyside has been inundated this week with newspaper columns criticizing wayward Italian striker, Mario Ballotelli  Since moving to Liverpool in the summer, Ballotelli has failed to settle. There’s no denying that. He has been lambasted for his inability to score, for not contributing enough to the team and most recently for not knowing when is the …

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Liverpool Hold Contract Talks With Key Players

Liverpool’s talks with Glen Johnson seem to have broken down and the defender is likely to depart over the summer, meanwhile boss Brendan Rodgers is keen to tie vice captain Jordan Henderson and the talented Raheem Sterling into longer term deals. The future of Liverpool’s Glen Johnson is very much in doubt with no progress made on a new contract …

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Rodgers: Liverpool Captain Can Help Balotelli Thrive

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers believes that the world class quality of Steven Gerrard can help Mario Balotelli thrive at Anfield. The 24-year-old Italian was dropped as Liveerpool gained a much needed win against West Brom on Saturday but Rodgers believes that Gerrard can help the former Manchester City striker find his feet at the Reds following his £16 million move …

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Liverpool Captain Steven Gerrard Needs To Be Managed Correctly

Simon Bracken argues that effective management of Steven Gerrard is key if Liverpool are to get the best out of their ageing captain. Outside of the badly needed three points, one of the most pleasing aspects of the 2-1 victory over West Brom for Liverpool fans was seeing Steven Gerrard playing further forward for the last 20 minutes. After Lucas came …

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Liverpool Star Reportedly Stalling Over Contract Extension

Liverpool’s young midfielder Raheem Sterling is reportedly stalling over signing a new contract with the Merseyside club. The 19-year-old is currently on £30,000 a week and with the likes of Luke Shaw on £90,000, Sterling’s representatives are bound to be looking for a huge increase on the young star’s weekly wage. The England international is now pivotal to both Liverpool …

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Liverpool Striker Set For Huge Pay Rise

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge  is on the verge of committing his long-term future to the club and should receive a huge pay rise. England striker Sturridge has been a revelation since his arrival from Chelsea in January 2013, bagging 36 goals in 52 games in the famous red jersey and was sorely missed during Liverpool’s defeat to Basel in the Champions League …

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Liverpool Bad Boy Balotelli In Trouble Again

Mario Balotelli is in trouble again following his refusal to acknowledge the Liverpool fans after the Champions League loss to Basel. It seems Mario Balotelli has landed himself in hot water again, thanks to an ill-advised snub of the travelling Liverpool support after last night’s shambolic defeat in the Champions League. Manager Brendan Rodgers had asked his players to acknowledge the fans …

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