Liverpool latest: Including Gerrard and Pezella

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Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard says he’s expecting to lead England into a very hostile atmosphere tomorrow night. England take on Montenegro needing a win to replace their opponents at the top of Group H in the European section of World Cup qualifying.

Inter Milan have reportedly entered the race to sign Liverpool target Christian Eriksen of Ajax. Eriksen will move this summer after he turned down a new contract and Liverpool were thought to be the favourites to sign him before this news about interest from the Serie A giants.

Tom Ince is giving nothing away in relation to his future. Ince spoke while receiving an award for the Football League Young Player of the Year and he says he’s flattered by the links with Liverpool, but he’s focused on playing well for Blackpool in the Championship.

Liverpool are thought to be monitoring the situation of River Plate centre half German Pezella. The Argentine defender is thought to be a potential replacement for Kop legend Jamie Carragher but they will have competition to sign him as Roma are also interested.

Edinson Cavani has defended Liverpool forward Luis Suarez. Suarez recently suggested that he would leave the club for Champions League football. Cavani has reiterated that claim but has insisted that Suarez wants to achieve that with Liverpool, rather than move.

Lucas has revealed that he nearly walked away from Liverpool during Roy Hodgson’s brief tenure. The Brazilian barely featured for Hodgson and he’s revealed that there was interest in taking him to Serie A, which he was seriously considering before he decided to stay at Anfield.

Liverpool reserve goalkeeper Brad Jones says he is in the shape of his life and he’s ready to step into the Liverpool goal any time. Jones recently revealed plans to play until he’s at least 40-years-old because he feels in good shape and has played well for the club this season.

Liverpool have been deal a blow in their pursuit of Guillermo Ochoa. Liverpool had been linked with a move for the Mexican shot stopper but he says he has no intention or desire to leave his current club side Ajaccio, which means Liverpool must look elsewhere for a back up number one.

Daniel Sturridge says he is extremely grateful to Brendan Rodgers for taking a chance on him at Liverpool. Sturridge has spoken of his frustration at not being given a fair chance during his previous spells with Manchester City and Chelsea and has praised Rodgers for showing some faith in him.

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