Spanish midfielder Suso could be asked to play a more advanced attacking role in Liverpool’s Premier League match against Reading. With Fabio Borini injured with a broken foot, Luis Suarez is the only fit striker at the club. Liverpool may also choose to play five men in midfield to cope with only having one striker.
Liverpool are sweating over the fitness of goalkeeper Pepe Reina ahead of the match against Reading. Reina was injured in mid-week as he warmed up with the Spanish squad. The club have not confirmed if he will be given a fitness test or will start from the bench which would mean a rare start for Brad Jones.
Brendan Rodgers has played down the chances of the club calling back Andy Carroll from his loan at West Ham United. The club only have one fit striker and Carroll was allowed to join the East London side during the summer after Rodgers said he was not part of his plans for the club.
Brendan Rodgers has said that he and the club are working hard to identify realistic transfer targets for the January window. The club have been linked with many different players over the last two weeks as Liverpool need to cover the shortage they have in terms of attacking options.
Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel has described Daniel Agger as one of the best defenders he has ever played with. Both players have committed their futures to the club with Agger even getting a Liverpool related tattoo across the knuckles of his hand/ Skrtel says they can both drive the club forward.
Joe Allen has said that he has a long way to go before he can be compared with Luka Modric, a player he admires. Allen cost Liverpool £15 million and he has been compared to Modric in terms of the role he plays for Liverpool and his physical size in the Liverpool team.
Former Liverpool star El Hadji Djiouf has slammed captain Steven Gerrard. The Leeds United player has described Gerrard as one of the most selfish players that he has ever experienced and has stated that Gerrard would rather score and Liverpool lose then the opposite.
Former Liverpool midfield maestro Gary McAllister says the club have no hope of finishing in the Champions League places. McAllister believes that Liverpool’s slow start to the season means they will miss out on the top four by the end of the season and he also thinks they may struggle to finish in sixth place.
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