Liverpool latest: Including Sahin and Quaresma

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Liverpool have been linked with former Chelsea player Ricardo Quaresma according to Spanish press sources. Quaresma is a free agent and has a good chunk of his career left at only 29-years-old. It means Liverpool would only have to sort out personal terms if they wanted to sign him.

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone has cast doubt over Liverpool’s planned move for Arda Turan. Liverpool had been linked with a deal for the attacking midfielder but the club’s Argentine coach says there is no chance of any deal happening, certainly in January.

Liverpool are set to miss out in their pursuit of Athletic Bilbao striker Fernando Llorente. Liverpool were thought to be one of the club’s tracking the progress of the centre forward but Italian club Juventus are in pole position to open talks with the Spaniard over a transfer to Serie A.

Ghana defender Samuel Inkoom has issued a come and get me plea to Premier League sides. Liverpool are thought to be tracking the 23-year-old who has said he is not happy with life in Ukraine playing for top division side Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk. Their current boss Juande Ramos has confirmed a move away would be best for the player.

Galatasaray are set to come in and take Nuri Sahin away from Anfield. Sahin joined the club on loan from Real Madrid for the whole season but he has failed to settle into life under Brendan Rodgers. The Turkish club are thought to be very keen to effectively hijack the loan deal for the rest of the season.

Midfielder Joe Cole is on the verge of a return to former club West Ham United. Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has told Cole he can leave the club if he desires and a deal has been sorted which will see Cole return to West Ham. Cole scored against the Hammers when Liverpool visited Upton Park earlier this season.

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has likened Luis Suarez to Lionel Messi after his recent performances. Rodgers has suggested that Suarez was unplayable during the 3-0 win at Anfield over Sunderland in which he bagged a brace and looked a genuine threat with every Liverpool attack.

Raheem Sterling has said playing alongside Luis Suarez is ‘one of the best things ever’. The 18-year-old winger has attributed part of his success and development to playing with one of the most in form strikers currently in the Premier League. Sterling has revealed that Suarez is a constant source of advice.

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has challenged new striker Daniel Sturridge to produce his best form for the club. Gerrard says there is no room for failure after joining a side like Liverpool and has urged Sturridge to hit the ground running and form a productive relationship with Luis Suarez.

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