Goalkeeper Pepe Reina and defender Glen Johnson will be given as long as possible to recover from recent injuries ahead of the Premier League clash with Newcastle this weekend. The pair have been out of action for a number of weeks and could both face late fitness tests to earn their places back in the side.
Arsenal winger Theo Walcott was again linked with a mov to Liverpool in January according to reports today. Arsene Wenger order the player to sort out his future by Christmas and Liverpool have been heavily linked with a move for him should he decide to move away from North London. However Brendan Rodgers has stated he is focusing on the players currently at his disposal, and has this afternoom dismissed the links as speculation.
Liverpool are set to back manager Brendan Rodgers this January as he looks set to make major changes to his playing squad. Rodgers has already made it clear that he is looking to bring players in and a number of high profile stars could be forced out of the club to make way for the new arrivals.
Liverpool midfielder Suso has said he will be a Liverpool player for many years to come. The Spaniard recently earned himself a new contract at the club due to the impressive nature of his early season performances. He says he has no desire to move back to Spain.
Liverpool goalkeeper Brad Jones is targeting a permanent place in the starting line up. Jones has deputised for Pepe Reina who has been struggling with a hamstring injury which he picked up on international duty with Spain during the recent World Cup qualifiers.
Newcastle United goalkeeper Tim Krul has said that all of the pressure is on Liverpool ahead of the Premier League match at Anfield. Krul suggests that Liverpool’s poor home form and injuries puts them under immense pressure ahead of the mega clash on Sunday.
Former Liverpool manager Gerard Houllier has said that current captain Steven Gerrard is among the top three players he has ever worked with. Houllier says that Gerrard, along with Thierry Henry and Zinedine Zidane is one of the great professionals he has ever had the pleasure of coaching.
Liverpool legend and two-time manager Kenny Dalglish has distanced himself from the Luis Suarez racism affair. The Scot said it was not his decision to send players out wearing t-shirts in support of Suarez following allegations that he had racially abused Manchester United player Patrice Evra.
And finally, on HITC today we take a look at comments from Tottenham fans regarding Gylfi Sigurdsson's start to life at the club. Supporters are less than impressed with him so far, and it may make interesting reading for Liverpool fans as the club came close to signing him over the summer.
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