Brendan Rodgers has rubbished claims that he didn’t play Daniel Agger in Liverpool’s Europa League qualifier against Gomel due to Man City’s pursuit of the defender. The manager suggested that he didn’t want to risk an injury to the Danish centre-back as he told Sky Sports: “The plan was always for Daniel to stay behind. Everyone knows his history of injuries. He came back to pre-season training after everyone else and is still not up to speed.” The Daily Mail report today morning that Liverpool are in talks with the 27 year old over a new contract, contrary to the rumours fuelled by his agent.
Liverpool have made their first move in the pursuit of Uruguayan Gaston Ramirez as TalkSport reveal that they have lodged a £12.6m bid with Bologna. The 21 year old attacker is exactly the type of player Brendan Rodgers has been looking to draft into the Liverpool squad. But Bologna might have other ideas as they are reportedly willing to business only at £16m.
Mamadou Sakho’s summer of uncertainty has finally come to end as the Liverpool and Arsenal target announced his desire to stay with PSG. The 22 year old central defender has fallen behind in the pecking order at PSG following Thiago Silva’s arrival, but after ling deliberation he categorically told the club’s website that he was totally focussed on the new season and had no plans of leaving the Parc des Princes.
Craig Bellamy could be on the move again claim the Metro as Cardiff are negotiating a deal with Liverpool for the 33 year old. The Welshman hasn’t received any guarantees from Brendan Rodgers for the upcoming season and a final move to his old club is definitely on the cards.