Liverpool latest: Including Traore and plea for Dzeko

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Liverpool are reported to be in talks with Russian club Anzhi over the transfer of striker Lacina Traore. The tall Ivory Coast international recently appeared for Anzhi in the Europa League matches against the Anfield club. The player’s agent has claimed that talks are already under way over a January move. The player was linked with the Reds in the summer before signing with Anzhi, and here's a viewpoint on why the deal won't happen.

Spanish press reports have suggested that Arsenal are making a move for Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina. With Liverpool reportedly interested in signing another goalkeeper in January, Reina may fancy a move away from Anfield. The Spanish press suggests Arsenal will pay up to £20 million for the shot stopper.

Liverpool legend David Fairclough has suggested that the club focuses on signing Edin Dzeko this January. Fairclough points out that Dzeko’s record this season is superb and if Liverpool can agree a wage packet then a transfer move could be a realistic option.

Daniel Agger has stated that he was not fit to play in the Premier League match against Chelsea last weekend. Agger was forced into the starting line up after Martin Skrtel fell ill. Agger is now subsequently injured and blames the problem on being involved last weekend.

Christian Eriksen has dropped his biggest hint yet that he could be on his way to Anfield at the end of the season. The Ajax midfielder has stalled over a new contract with the Dutch club stating that he is ready to try something new as he needs to keep his options open and look forward.

Swedish winger Alexander Kacaniklic has hit out at his former club saying he was right to leave Liverpool. He left the club at the end of the Roy Hodgson era and signed for Fulham where he has been a first team regular this season. He has said it was the sensible move to make.

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has suggested that club captain Steven Gerrard still has years left to play at the top level. Gerrard is on the verge of securing a 100th cap for England and looks destined to spend the rest of his career as a Liverpool player despite reported interest from Spain.

Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher has described Luis Suarez as the best striker in England. Suarez has been in the headlines for all of the right reasons this campaign and Carragher says there is no one better considering the pressure Suarez has been under as the only striker at the club.

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