Liverpool latest: Including Alberto and Aspas

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It has been claimed that Liverpool have now completed the signing of Iago Aspas from Celta Vigo, 'subject to documentation being completed.'  The forward had returned home to Spain after his medical, with Aspas' agent brother blaming 'bureaucratic issues' for the delay.

Liverpool youngster Suso has stated he intends to stay at Liverpool next season, as opposed to being loaned out. The starlet told Marca there are 'a few' offers for his services but he will 'probably' stay with the Reds. The final decision of course will rest with Brendan Rodgers.

Liverpool are one of the clubs in for Chelsea youngster Lucas Piazon, according to the Mail, with the Brazilian set to go on loan to a Premier League club for the campaign. He spent January onwards on loan with Malaga in La Liga, but Chelsea want to focus him on English football.

Brendan Rodgers has been discussing the need to add 'depth' to the squad and find a ruthless edge. He is adamant Liverpool cannot simply stand still next season and says the summer is absolutely crucial to that.

Sevilla attacker Luis Alberto says he is undecided on his future, amid links with Liverpool. Barcelona are said to have pulled out of the race for the player, despite him impressing for their B side last season.

West Ham are said to be 'closing in' on completing the sale of Andy Carroll, who has today returned from his summer holiday. No deal is expected to go through until next week however, write The Metro.

The Mail report that Simon Mignolet has emerged as a top goalkeeper target for Brendan Rodgers, who is prepared to offer Sunderland £8 million for the Belgian.

And finally, Liverpool have clarified that a screengrab of an e-mail doing the rounds on the internet, claiming to be from managing director Ian Ayres discussing the sale of Luis Suarez is a 100 per cent hoax.

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