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Liverpool locked in talks to sign Naby Keita in January as he prepares Leipzig goodbye

Liverpool are keen to bring the transfer forward to this month after agreeing a deal for the summer last year. And Keita wants to make the move now and help Liverpool recover from the sale of Philippe Coutinho. Leipzig manager Ralph Hasenhuttl insists the situation remains the same and he will stay until the summer. “The current situation is that nothing changed. We do not have a reason to sell Keita any time before the end of the season. That’s it,” Hasenhuttl said on Thursday. “He will play at the…

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Liverpool transfer news: Juventus make contact with Emre Can over January swoop

The Germany international is yet to agree terms on a contract extension at Anfield with his current deal set to expire at the end of the season. Jurgen Klopp has admitted he understands Can’s trepidations on signing a new deal, previously stating “It is an important contract for him at his age”. But the Liverpool coach has remained calm over Can’s situation, despite constant rumours over his future. Klopp has claimed he is willing to wait until May to see the 23-year-old sign a contract extension at Liverpool. But that…

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Liverpool transfer news: Emre Can could join Juventus for £9m in January

Can, 23, has less than ten months remaining on his current deal at Liverpool.  Jurgen Klopp is keen to hand him a new long-term contract, but the club and the Germany international are yet to reach an agreement.  And Italian outlet Corriere dello Sport say the player himself has no intention of signing fresh terms at Anfield.  It is said Liverpool rejected a deadline day bid of £23million from Juventus for Can.  But he could be off in the January transfer window with the Serie A champions aware that the…

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Liverpool transfer news: Mamadou Sakho completes deadline day move to Crystal Palace

Sakho, 27, returns to Crystal Palace after a succesful loan spell last season and has put pen-to-paper on a four-year contract.  A £26million agreement was reached with Liverpool earlier in the day and the Eagles had until 1am to get the transfer over the line.  They have been chasing the France international all summer as Frank de Boer looks to bolster his defensive ranks.  And they have finally got their man, with the player himself delighted at sealing a permanent switch to Selhurst Park,  Speaking about his return to Palace,…

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Liverpool transfer news: Virgil van Dijk saga prompts Matt le Tissier to troll fans

It appears a move for Van Dijk is off despite former Red David Thompson claiming a move was going through earlier. Liverpool have chased Van Dijk all summer but Saints legend Le Tissier is having the last laugh. He tweeted: “Ok come on Lfc fans, admit it, you’re getting a wee bit nervous now aren’t you. “I’m noticing a distinct change of tone in Lfc fans tweets as the deadline approaches and reality dawns.” It appeared the fishing expedition worked as Liverpool supporters reacted with fury towards the Sky Sports…

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Liverpool transfer news: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s move is not good for him – Bob Wilson

The England midfielder completed his move from Arsenal this afternoon after rejecting a transfer to Chelsea. Oxlade-Chamberlain is keen to play through the middle and snubbed Chelsea for a fear of being used at wing-back, where Arsenal had begun playing him.  And Wilson, a former Arsenal goalkeeper, thinks the move is a big blow for Arsenal, but isn’t sure it’s a great switch for the player. “I’m particularly upset about Alex,” Wilson said on BBC 5 Live.  “I like Alex a lot. He knows how many times after a game…

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Liverpool transfer news: Lucas Vazquez waiting for Philippe Coutinho to join Barcelona

Barcelona are continuing their attempts to sign Coutinho despite Liverpool’s insistence he is not for sale. And Spanish outlet Diario Gol say Vazquez is in favour of a move to Anfield in the coming hours. The 26-year-old has been linked with a move to Liverpool all summer, with reports also saying Arsenal were keen to snap him up. Vazquez is not guaranteed regular game time in Spain, with the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema all above him in the pecking order.  And Diario Gol claim he…

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Liverpool Transfer News: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain undergoing medical, announcement tomorrow

Arsenal agreed to let Oxlade-Chamberlain move to Liverpool for £40million after he rejected a move to Chelsea. He is currently with the England squad preparing for their World Cup qualifier with Malta on Friday. But England boss Gareth Southgate has given him permission to have a medical and Sky Sports say confirmation of the move will come on Thursday. MORE TO FOLLOW

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Liverpool Transfer News: Klopp plans deadline day bid for Roma left-back Emerson

Liverpool signed Andrew Robertson from Hull earlier this season to compete with Alberto Moreno at left-back. James Milner has moved back into midfield and Klopp is therefore keen to further strengthen his defence. And reports in Italy claim Liverpool are ready to swoop on Roma star Emerson. According to Tuttomercatoweb, the Reds are planning to bid for Emerson within 24 hours of the transfer deadline. The 23-year-old is a regular at Roma after signing from Brazilian side Santos in 2015. He boasts a handful of Brazil youth caps and has…

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Liverpool Transfer News: £40m Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain deal agreed, medical this evening

Arsenal agreed a deal to sell Oxlade-Chamberlain to Chelsea on Tuesday but the England international turned down a move to Stamford Bridge. The midfielder’s preference was to join Liverpool and he has got his wish after Arsenal decided to cash on the 24-year-old, who has refused to sign a new contract. Oxlade-Chamberlain will undergo a medical at St George’s Park this evening as he is with the England squad. It emerged that the deal was imminent when Colossal Sports Management, who represents a host of players including Oxlade-Chamberlain, Raheem Sterling and…

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