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Transfer news: Gonzalo Higuain greeted by fans at Napoli airport as Arsenal look set to miss out on Real Madrid striker

The Argentina international is on the verge of a £31.8m move to Italy

Brad Jones and Luis Suarez in training for Liverpool

Liverpool goalkeeper Brad Jones insists Luis Suarez has not changed his attitude towards the squad despite transfer talk

Striker has been linked with a move to either Arsenal or Real Madrid but Jones expects Suarez to stay at Anfield

Luis Suarez: Despite his wife being settled on Merseyside, wants a move to Real Madrid

Transfer news: Luis Suarez named in Liverpool squad for pre-season tour despite interest from Arsenal

Arsenal have made a £30m bid for the Uruguay international

Kolo Toure trains for Liverpool alongside captain Steven Gerrard

Kolo Toure expresses his 'honour' at replacing Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher

New Anfield arrivals Toure and Simon Mignolet have spoken after the completion of their moves to Liverpool

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Liverpool urged to sell Luis Suarez by former midfielder Jan Molby

The striker has said he wants to leave

Kolo Toure and Iago Aspas of Liverpool in action during a training session at Melwood Training Ground
Kolo Touré has been at City since 2009

Liverpool confirm free transfer of Kolo Toure

Ivory Coast defender joins after being contract with Manchester City expires

Mignolet, 25, has been in fine form for Sunderland

Liverpool agree fee with Sunderland for Simon Mignolet with medical planned for next week

Sunderland goalkeeper set for Anfield switch amid team's continuing negotiations over fee with personal terms and medical set for discussion next week

Fernando Torres celebrates one of his four goals against Tahiti

Confederations Cup: Fernando Torres scores four (despite missing a penalty) as Spain crush Tahiti 10-0

Spain advance to the semi-finals of the tournament

Andy Carroll

Liverpool striker Andy Carroll set for medical at West Ham

The England striker spent last season on loan at Upton Park

Brian Marwood has become the first member of the club's hierarchy to discuss the merits of new manager Manuel Pellegrini

Brian Marwood praises attention to detail shown by new Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini

Newly appointed Chilean coach delivers qualities which were lacking in Italian predecessor

Asmir Begović

Stoke prepared to sell Arsenal and Liverpool 'target' Asmir Begovic - but only if £12m valuation is met

The goalkeeper has been linked with Manchester United, Manchester City, Arsenal and Liverpool

Victor Valdes

Victor Valdes offers 'explanation' for Barcelona exit plans

Goalkeeper will not renew his contract which expires next summer

Jamie Carragher and Steven Gerrard pictured for Liverpool in their match against Everton

Steven Gerrard expects Liverpool to strengthen this summer, or risk being 'left behind'

The Reds enjoyed a strong second half to the season which the captain wants to see built upon

Brendan Rodgers: 'For us it has always been about finishing as high as we can, knowing this year was the year for building the base. But I don't believe there is a shift in power.'

Brendan Rodgers wants to see Liverpool make summer signings

Reds can make assault on top four with additions claims Rodgers

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