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Torres: Cup run can save us

Striker looks back to triumph four years ago to lift Liverpool's flagging spirits

Inter Milan lead race for £40m Gerrard

Jose Mourinho is once again lining up a sensational bid for Liverpool's £40m-rated talisman Steven Gerrard.

Lukewarm start to sales in cold financial climate

Whether or not the ice-cold financial climate is having an effect everywhere other than Manchester City, the most notable feature of the first nine days of the January transfer window is how few deals have been completed. A plausible theory often expressed by managers is the domino effect by which one move triggers another, as a selling club suddenly need a replacement player and find money available; or at least promised, such is the nature of payments on what used to be known – and still is at Portsmouth – as the never-never. If this month follows the pattern of previous windows, there will be an almighty rush right at the end; last January questions were asked about why Andrey Arshavin was allowed to join Arsenal almost 24 hours after the supposedly final day.

Benitez brings in £1.5m Rodriguez

Now he finally has some money coming in, Rafa Benitez, the Liverpool manager, is planning on spending it almost immediately with the £1.5m acquisition of Atletico Madrid's Maxi Rodriguez virtually complete.

Benitez blocks Birmingham swoop for Babel

Ryan Babel's future at Liverpool remains unclear, with Anfield boss Rafael Benitez maintaining that the winger has said he does not want to leave the club.

Darby aims to shine for Reds while Johnson is out

Defender hoping to show Benitez he can cope after nightmare against Fiorentina

Torres blasts Spanish clubs over foreign imports

Fernando Torres has slammed Spanish clubs for shunning homegrown players in favour of more expensive foreign imports.

Guardiola concerned by lack of options

Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola fears a lack of options could hinder their chances of overcoming Manchester United in next week's Champions League Final.

Don't cry for me Argentina

They have outstanding players, but usually fail to live up to their potential. Glenn Moore on the task facing Diego Maradona, the new coach of football's great underachievers

Barcleona 6 Atletico Madrid 1: Barça thrash 'schoolboys' of Atletico

Three goals down after eight minutes and 5-1 behind inside half-an-hour, what could Atletico Madrid manager Javier Aguire possibly say to his players at half-time? "What you try to do is make sure there is no more blood shed in the second half" said the shell-shocked Mexican coach.

Torres keeps Atletico on march

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