Mascherano non-committal over Liverpool future
Midfielder Javier Mascherano has shied away from committing his future to Liverpool in the wake of the club's Champions League exit.
The Argentina captain, who has two years remaining on his Anfield contract, is a reported target for reigning European champions Barcelona.
In the wake of the Catalans' interest in the summer manager Rafael Benitez slapped a £50million price tag on Mascherano.
However, an early Champions League exit and a faltering Barclays Premier League campaign have not helped convince the Argentinian he wants to remain at Anfield long-term.
And despite Benitez speaking positively at the weekend about the club's discussions with the 25-year-old over extending his stay the player himself was less forthcoming.
"I just talk about football - not about contracts or money. I want to play," said the Argentinian.
"I am playing for Liverpool, I am a Liverpool player and, like the manager says, I have two more years on my contract so I think I don't have to say anything else.
"I play for Liverpool and will continue playing and trying to give my best."
Latest in Sport
- 1 What happens to your body when you give up sugar?
- 2 Have sex with your iPad thanks to the new sex toy no-one asked for
- 3 The 'sex selfie stick' lets you FaceTime the inside of a vagina
- 4 Why you're almost certainly more like your father than your mother
- 5 Westboro Baptist Church couldn't picket Leonard Nimoy's funeral because they didn't know where it was
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Nigel Farage promises Ukip will not 'stigmatise' would-be migrants – and says he wants 'everyone to speak the same language'
Ex-head of MI6: 'We shouldn't kid ourselves that Russia is on a path to democracy'
Most people think legal tax avoidance is just as wrong as illegal tax evasion, poll suggests