Liverpool latest: Including Eriksen and Zambrano

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The Evening Standard has suggested it’s a straight up fight between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur for Christian Eriksen. The Ajax midfielder turned down a new contract at the Dutch club earlier in the season and has indicated his next move is likely to be to the Premier League.

Brendan Rodgers has suggested Brazilian midfielder Lucas is only going to get better. Lucas is now a main part of the Liverpool team having been kept out of the early part of the season with injury. Rodgers has said it was important for the team to get him back as soon as possible.

Liverpool could have a fight on their hands this summer to hang onto Daniel Agger. The Danish defender has been linked with a move to Barcelona as the Spanish giants are searching for long term defensive replacements for Gerard Pique and Carles Puyol at the Nou Camp.

Liverpool will not be pursuing their interest in Lazio defender Modibo Diakite. The player’s agent has suggested that a move to Napoli is on the cards and that he will be meeting with the club to try and organise a deal. Liverpool’s search for a centre back goes on.

Valencia full back Aly Cissokho has welcomed talk of a move to Liverpool. Several online media sources have suggested the Anfield based club will go after the French international this summer although he has yet to state that he definitely wants to leave Valencia.

Liverpool have been in touch with Eintracht Frankfurt over the future of defender Carlos Zambrano. Liverpool need defensive reinforcements this summer and the club’s director has admitted there has been interest from Liverpool although nothing official has yet happened.

Stoke City goalkeeper Asmir Begovic says he has no time to think about his immediate future. The shot stopper has been linked with a move to Liverpool this summer and the Anfield club could still make a bid to sign him as a back up ‘keeper to Pepe Reina.

Former Arsenal striker Thierry Henry has praised the retiring Jamie Carragher. The Frenchman has revealed that playing against Carragher was one of his most difficult challenges during his time in English football. Henry has suggested Carragher had the best mind for football during his career.

Liverpool defender Jose Enrique has compared striker Luis Suarez to Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi. Suarez is the top scorer in the Premier League so far this season and the Spanish full back has suggested he’s having a similar impact to Messi at Liverpool.

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