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Raheem Sterling has agreed a new contract with the club, Liverpool have announced. The winger said: "It's every 18-year-old's dream. I'm just really grateful to be at such a big club like this."

Defender Jose Enrique is in line for a return to the Liverpool team to play Fulham this weekend. The Spaniard has been struggling with a hamstring problem and only returned to training this week. He could take a place on the substitutes bench at the very least.

Liverpool midfielder Lucas says he is nowhere near full fitness but says he feels he’s getting closer with every match. The Brazilian has made a recent return to the first team and is in line to feature in the side in the Premier League match against Fulham whether started or as a sub.

Liverpool have been told to up their offer for Blackpool star Tom Ince. Liverpool were thought to have had an initial bid of around £4 million accepted by Blackpool but the latest reports suggest the Championship club are holding out for closer to their valuation of £7 million.

Liverpool are believed to have entered the race to sign Lyon winger Michel Bastos. Liverpool are looking for attacking talent according to their manager and the Brazilian would be an ideal fit for Liverpool’s style of play. However, the price for Bastos is likely to be inflated due to the number of clubs interested.

Santos and Sao Paulo have been linked with moves for Liverpool defender Sebastian Coates. The Uruguayan international has struggled to hold down a regular first team place with Liverpool are reports suggest the club could sell him for a fee of around £9 million.

Liverpool legend John Aldridge says he expects Liverpool to rise above the abuse they are likely to get when they travel to Zenit St Petersburg in the Europa League. Zenit are widely known for having one of the most racist set of supporters in the world with Liverpool like to field a number of black players.

Former Liverpool player Jan Molby has suggested Raheem Sterling has done the right thing by staying at the club. Sterling has signed a new five-year deal at Anfield in the face of speculation linking him with a move to Liverpool’s arch rivals Manchester United.

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has warned teenage winger Raheem Sterling over complacency. The 18-year-old has just signed a five-year deal with the club worth £30,000 per week and Rodgers has reportedly told Sterling that he cannot rest on his laurels.

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