Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers will ask the club’s owners for two “big” signings in January in his bid to qualify for the Champions League, the Mirror said.
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Arsenal faces a challenge from Liverpool and Fenerbahce in its pursuit of Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Javier Pastore, the Daily Star reported.
Luis Suarez scored twice on his Premier League soccer return as Liverpool won 3-1 at Sunderland to go second in the standings. Norwich beat Stoke 1-0.
Liverpool hired Swansea’s Brendan Rodgers to replace Kenny Dalglish as coach as the English soccer club seeks to rebound from its worst Premier League season in 18 years.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers said he plans to hold talks with Luis Suarez about the striker’s future and expects him to stay at the soccer club.
Brendan Rodgers may be appointed as Liverpool’s new manager today after telling Swansea that he’d like to accept the 18-time English soccer champion’s job offer.
Daniel Sturridge scored the winning goal on his birthday as Liverpool defeated defending champion Manchester United 1-0 to move atop English soccer’s Premier League. Arsenal beat north London rival Tottenham 1-0 and Swansea won 2-0 at West Brom.
Swansea reached an agreement with Liverpool on the compensation it will receive to allow the 18- time English champion to hire Brendan Rodgers as manager, the Welsh club said on its website.
"Steven probably looks at it as though this is his last international year and after the World Cup that will be all finished and he will have lots of time to rest then."
- Brendan Rodgers on Nov 08, 2013