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Brendan Rodgers will continue to look for a top striker with Edinson Cavani and Radamel Falcao linked
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A look ahead to this weekend's Premier League fixture at Anfield

Dejan Lovren at Liverpool’s Melwood training ground. The defender feels that moving to Anfield was his destiny

Anfield offers another new life for Liverpool new boy Dejan Lovren

Liverpool’s £20m summer signing knows better than most that football isn’t all Bill Shankly said it was. He explains to Ian Herbert how a tough upbringing, fleeing civil war in Yugoslavia, prepared him for any challenge the game brings

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez is distraught after drawing the match against Crystal Palace where the Uruguayan had equalled the record number of goals in a Premier League season

Liverpool mocked as rival fans hijack #ThankYouTonyPulis on Twitter to show images of Reds' collapse at Selhurst Park

Liverpool's 3-3 draw at Selhurst Park was crucial in the title race

Liverpool transfer news: Reds yet to make a new bid for Swansea's Wilfried Bony

Garry Monk says "no offers" have come for the Ivory Coast striker

Can Daniel Sturridge fill the void left by Luis Suarez?

Daniel Sturridge wants to learn Spanish... is he hinting at a move away from Liverpool?

Reds striker will be Brendan Rodgers' main man after the sale of Luis Suarez

Raheem Sterling in action for Liverpool against Borussia Dortmund

Raheem Sterling latest: Liverpool ready to offer England midfielder huge pay rise to keep him out of the grasp of Real Madrid

Real are believed to be interested in signing Sterling next season but Liverpool have made it clear they see his future at Anfield

Martin Kelly: The right-back will miss most of the season with a serious knee injury

Crystal Palace transfer news: Martin Kelly joins from Liverpool

The defender has agreed a three-year deal

Premier League weekend preview: Alexis Sanchez, Manchester United vs Swansea and other talking points

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Sergio Romero could be a transfer target for Liverpool

Liverpool transfer news: Reds could fill Pepe Reina void with Argentina goalkeeper Sergio Romero - reports

The World Cup finalist could leave Sampdoria after spending last season on loan with French club Monaco

Alberto Moreno is closing in on his move to Liverpool
Kolo Toure hopes to stay at Liverpool

Kolo Toure turns down 'lower league' Trabzonspor to stay at Liverpool

The defender's contract at Liverpool expires next summer

Luis Suarez arrives at the Court of Arbitration for Sport to argue his case over his four-month ban

Luis Suarez was 'an accident waiting to happen', says Premier League chief

Richard Scudamore believes the time had come for the Uruguay striker to leave Liverpool

Diego Costa scored twice in seven minutes as Chelsea beat Real Sociedad 2-0

Manchester United will finish above Liverpool in Premier League, predicts Michael Owen

In the battle of his former sides, Owen expects the Red Devils to come out on top, but both will finish above Arsenal

Brendan Rodgers smiles at a press conference

Liverpool complete overhaul of youth system as Alex Inglethorpe becomes academy director

Final appointments made following departures of Rafael Benitez appointments

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