Liverpool have revived their interest in Tottenham left back Danny Rose. The England Under 21 star was one of Sunderland's best performers during his loan spell, and boss Paolo Di Canio is keen on the 22-year-old. Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers failed to sign Rose in the last two transfer windows and is struggling to make his £20million budget stretch.
Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina has dismissed speculation linking him with a move to Barcelona saying he could not leave Anfield because he feels so loved. There had been rumours linking him and Barca goalkeeper Victor Valdes swapping sides, but Reina wants to see out his contract at the Reds.
Rumors are swirling over a possible exchange of players with Barcelona which could send Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina to Barcelona and send Cristian Tello to Anfield. As the rumor mill continues to spin ever-so-fast, attention must be shifted to that of captain fantastic Steven Gerrard.
At 32, Liverpool have reportedly been allowing Gerrard to play with an apparent shoulder injury which he's been suffering with for around three months as BBC Sport notes.
Liverpool will attempt to bring talented Barcelona youngster Cristian Tello to Anfield as part of any deal that takes goalkeeper Pepe Reina to the Spanish champions. Barca want to bring 30-year-old Reina to Camp Nou to replace Victor Valdes, who is expected to leave the club this summer. Reds boss Brendan Rodgers is keen to [.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has played down speculation linking Pepe Reina with a move away from Anfield, stating unequivocally that the Spaniard is essential to his future plans. Reina has been in decent form again this season for Liverpool, despite a number of injuries, keeping 16 clean sheets in total and four in Liverpool's last five league games.
Barcelona is ready to step up their interest in Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina as they look to replace Victor Valdes this summer, reports the Daily Mail. The 30-year-old Spaniard has been consistently linked with a return to the Camp Nou as question marks continue to surround the Catalan club's current first-choice stopper.
Everton boss David Moyes was left frustrated after a goal from Sylvain Distin was disallowed during their goalless draw with Liverpool. The goal was disallowed for a push on Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina but Moyes disputed the decision. "It was a legitimate goal because the goalkeeper actually runs into Victor Anichebe," Moyes told BBC Sport.
At the beginning of the season, Pepe Reina seemed to be a ‘shoe in' as Liverpool's first choice ‘keeper, but as the season wore on, Brad Jones broke into the first eleven and has played far more games than he surely thought likely. Although Reina is now once more in possession of the gloves, and Rodgers is speaking positively about Reina being at Anfield next season, rumours persist that all may not be well between manager and ‘keeper, and that Liverpool may opt to move Reina on in the summer.
It's a fact of life that while everyone is paid to do a job, there are always some that can get away with not pulling their weight. There is however no excuses or hiding places when it comes to goalkeepers. Making an error or neglecting to do what's required of them and not only does the whole world get to view it but then inevitably always pass judgement.
Brendan Rodgers has dismissed speculation linking Pepe Reina with a move away from Liverpool by insisting their relationship is strong. Reports have suggested that Reina could be a summer target for Barcelona, with Victor Valdes expected to leave after announcing that he does not intend to sign a new contract at Camp Nou.
Liverpool Boss Brendan Rodgers is confident shot stopper Jose Reina will still be at the club next season and has brushed off all rumors suggesting the 30 year old is on look for a new club at the end of the season.
There have been numerous reports about Reina, suggesting with a move to Barcelona, as the Catalan club look for a replacement for Victor Valdes.
Liverpool is considering a move for Swansea City goalkeeper Michel Vorm as part of a summer shake-up planned by manager Brendan Rodgers. It is understood that Liverpool intend to make up to five signings as they strive to make a sustained bid to be in the top four and qualify for the Champions League next season.
Pepe Reina is insisting that a return to Barcelona is not in the cards for him next season.
The Spaniard spent the first two seasons of his career as a member of Barca, making 30 appearances from 2000-2002. According to ESPN, he said"[A move to Barcelona] is not in my hands and therumormongering is part of that.
It would be nice to see Sturridge on the score sheet on Saturday... Image: liverpoolecho.co.uk
Liverpool are off down south on Saturday to face Pochettino's Southampton side. The Reds are heading into this game on the back of 3 wins in the league and if Southampton want to bolster their hopes of keeping out of the relegation zone they are going to need to put in a very good performance.
Victor Valdes of FC Barcelona (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)
Wojciech Szczesny appeared to herald a decade of solid goalkeeping at Arsenal. However, the Pole has suffered a dip in form this season that has put a question mark on his future at the club. Arsenal were heavily linked with a move for the Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina in the summer, but the move did not materialise.
Liverpool shot stopper Pepe Reina has called on the club's owners to help boss Brendan Rodgers next season by investing money for quality signings to help the Reds' push for a Champions League spot next season.
January additions of Daniel Sturridge and Brazilian midfielder Philippe Coutinho has been brilliant for the Reds so far and Reina believes Liverpool, currently lying seventh in the Barclays Premier League, have the potential to compete for a top-four but it depends on the level of investment in the summer transfer window.
In your weekly LCC Gossip Column, AC Milan starlet El Shaarawy throws a party, Peter Crouch's wife Abbey, reveals never-before-seen wedding photos, Pepe Reina takes his daughters out to watch Disney on Ice, Alex Gerrard pumps up the glam factor and Neymar plays with his adorable son!
AC Milan's Stephan El Shaarawy threw a party at a club this past weekend and pretended to be like his good friend, Italian rapper Emis Killa with a top hat (because he can).
A well-oiled Liverpool side put 4 past Roberto Martinez's Wigan on Saturday and took all 3 points from the DW. Stewart Downing headed home Liverpool's first making it only his second league goal for the Reds and Luis Suarez was left to work his magic scoring a hat trick in great style.
Pepe Reina has denied reports that there is a rift between him and manager Brendan Rodgers, insisting he has a good relationship with the Liverpool manager. Questions regarding Reina's future at Anfield have arisen this season, particularly following the news that Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes will not renew his contract at the Nou Camp in 2014.
Bacary Sagna heads for Arsenal exit door in summer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Arsenal right back, Bacary Sagna is disappointed to have been offered only a one-year contract extension to remain at the North London club and is contemplating of leaving the club in the summer.
Bacary Sagna is contemplating of leaving Arsenal in the summer
In the recent routine board meetings of Arsenal, held on Thursday where majority shareholder, Stan Kroenke was present, Wenger delivered the reports of on pitch developments and other areas of concern.
Liverpool hopes fans will guide them to Europa success - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool are looking to turn their two goal deficit into victory against Zenit St Petersburg on Thursday night in the Europa League tie and are relying on famous Anfield support to be their 12th man for this game.
Luis Suarez of Liverpool (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
Zenit St. Petersburg have the opportunity to eliminate Liverpool in their leg 2 match, in the round of 32 of the Europa League. After defeating the Reds in Russia, Zenit must now go the hostile environment of Anfield Stadium in order to close out the series.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is planning a summer clear-out as he bids to stamp his authority on the Anfield squad. As many as five first-team regulars are reportedly set to face the axe: Pepe Reina, Martin Skrtel, Jose Enrique, Jordan Henderson and Stewart Downing. Liverpool will also allow Sebastian Coates to leave and seek a buyer for flop Andy Carroll, according to the Sunday Mirror.
Hulk of FC Zenit St Petersburg battles for the ball with Jose Enrique of Liverpool FC-Photo by Oleg Nikishin/Getty Images
Brazilian forward Hulk was the star of the night in Russia as his thunderous strike gave Zenit St.Petersburg the lead after a normally efficient Suarez failed to capitalise on early opportunities for Liverpool.
Pepe Reina of Liverpool-Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images
Liverpool play host to Swansea City on Sunday in the only Premier League game this weekend. This will be the Reds' third game in a week's time, and Rodgers will certainly be glad to see it come to an end.
After an impressive display in their 2-2 draw with Manchester City on Feb.
Brendan Rodgers is hopeful that Pepe Reina will be fit to face Southampton this weekend. The Spanish custodian missed our 3-2 victory over Tottenham on Sunday with a calf problem. Brad Jones deputized as the Reds climbed to sixth in the Barclays Premier League. Rodgers said: "It was disappointing because we thought he would probably make it on Sunday.
Southampton v Liverpool The team I expect the ever-improving Brendan Rodgers to pick for the game at St. Mary's includes injury-doubt Pepe Reina who is recovering from a calf strain, I hope he is fully fit for the game. Elsewhere, it should be the same outfield players who did so well in beating Spurs last Sunday with young Coutinho to be given his chance to again showcase his clever skills and link-up play with the forwards Suarez and Sturridge.
In your dose of Offbeat Futbol Gossip this week, Pepe Reina and Falcao welcome new additions to their family, David de Gea's girlfriend hates the English weather, David Beckham does Daddy duties and Coleen Rooney's hilarious feud with the Duchess of Cornwall!
Man United's Number 1, David de Gea, has been a resident of Manchester for two years now, but it seems that he's doing his bit as Madrid's cultural ambassador and trying to convince the youths there into learning Spanish instead!
Two years ago, over an hour in to the game, Manchester United were trailing 2-0 against West Ham. It was the beginning of April and United had a title to win. Wayne Rooney was having a frustrating game and nothing was working for him... until the 65th minute. He scored a 14 minute hattrick to put United 3-2 up before Javier Hernandez scored our fourth.
Liverpool is set to demand Cristian Tello in exchange for Pepe Reina should Barcelona coming knocking in the summer, according to reports. The Mirror reports that Barca are keen to land Reina this summer with Victor Valdes reluctant to sign a new deal at the Nou Camp and says that Rodgers will only listen to their advances if Tello is up for grabs.
Manuel Pellegrini was interviewed for the manager's job by Liverpool in the summer of 2010, but overlooked in favour of Roy Hodgson. Pellegrini is set to become Manchester City coach, replacing the doomed Roberto Mancini, but the Chilean could already have worked in England had Liverpool not abandoned their interest him.
There is, despite the Interlull finishing on Tuesday, still nothing much going on.
This is because the players will have returned from their travels yesterday. Dr Nick will say Hi and put them in his patented Medichecker3000 to see if they've got any aches and strains, and then report back to Arsene Wenger regarding who will be available for the game against Reading.
Though his stage performances are normally reserved for Spain's World Cup and Euro title celebrations, Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina is the star of Academy Award nominated director Javier Fesser's new comedy short Invictus. In the film, Reina plays a Roman soldier and in the opening scene, he is repeatedly hit in the head with rocks.
If football is being corrupted by individuals on the field of play, two positions possess extraordinary powers to affect the match outcomes - goalkeepers and referees. Goalkeepers might simply choose not to save any/many shots on target if they are corrupted... ...referees might selectively give penalties and sendings off if they are actively murky.