Liverpool will make an audacious attempt to sign Real Madrid loan player Nuri Sahin on a permanent deal this summer. Sahin joined the club on loan in a £4 million deal during the last transfer window and has been influential in recent performances. Reports from La Liga suggest that Liverpool could face a bidding war with other clubs for his signature as there is no clause in the deal offering Liverpool first refusal.
Liverpool could be in the driving seat to sign Newcastle United striker Demba Ba. Reports have emerged stating that Ba’s representatives have reached a wall over a new contract at the North East club and Liverpool could be his next destination. It is no secret that Brendan Rodgers has been looking for a high quality striker to support Luis Suarez and Fabio Borini since Andy Carroll left the club on loan.
Liverpool are reportedly chasing a number of star players they could make moves for in the January transfer window. Arsenal winger Theo Walcott, Zenit St Petersburg’s Igor Denisov, Isco of Malaga and Marc-Andre ter Stegen from Borussia Monchengladbach are all said to be targets for the club. Liverpool were criticised during the summer for not allowing Brendan Rodgers more time to sign players in the summer transfer window.
Liverpool defender Jose Enrique has revealed that he is ready to fight for his place in the Liverpool team and for his future at the club. Enrique is one of many players that boss Brendan Rodgers has said needs to improve on all fronts if he is going to be part of the Liverpool side for the rest of the season. Enrique has admitted that he is prepared to play through the pain barrier as he continues to nurse a constant knee problem.
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has hailed the club’s fans and thanked them for their support over the last few weeks. The manager has admitted it has been a very difficult period as the club searched for a first Premier League win of the season combined with the truth coming out about the Hillsborough tragedy. He has asked for the same level of passion and commitment off the field for the rest of the season.
Liverpool defender Jose Enrique has admitted that he found the club’s lack of summer transfer activity frustrating. Liverpool allowed a number of players to leave during the summer including midfielder Charlie Adam and striker Andy Carroll. Manager Brendan Rodgers was limited in both the time and funds that he had to play with to bring in top players as replacements. Enrique has called for some big name signings in January.
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has said that he wants to emulate the long and successful careers of Manchester United stars Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes. Gerrard has admitted he respects and admires the pair who are an example to all Premier League stars that you can have a long career, in spite of age, if you look after yourself both on and off the field.
The price on Luis Suarez to be the top scorer in the Premier League this season has been slashed in the betting market. The Liverpool front man is one of the few strikers in the league guaranteed to start every game and he added to his goal tally emphatically with a hat-trick in the club’s 5-2 win against Norwich City over the weekend. Suarez’s price for top scorer has dropped by 12 points in the last 24 hours.