Liverpool morning news, club held talks with French striker, Rodgers said side won't get complacent

Loic Remy

A selection of the latest news involving Liverpool Football Club this Friday morning

Liverpool have been linked with French striker Loic Remy according to a report in the Daily Mail.

The Mail cites a source close to the player, saying that Remy has held talks with both the Reds and Arsenal over a summer move.

The striker, who has been on loan at Newcastle United from Queens Park Rangers for the past season, has been linked with the FA Cup winners for quite some time.

Another player that has been linked with both Liverpool and Arsenal is Shakhtar Donetsk’s Brazilian international Bernard.

The Daily Mirror reports that both clubs have monitored the situation of the 21-year-old winger, with representatives of the player trying to offer him to a Premier League club in potential move for the player that would cost a club in the region of £19m.

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has said there is no complacency as the Reds look to build on the unexpected second place finish from this season, along with the club returning to the Champions League for the first time since 2009.

The Reds manager is quoted in the Liverpool Echo, saying: “You can’t take your eye off the ball and this is an ever-evolving league which gets better every season.

“We need to draw on the positives of this season, of which there are many, and we need to add players who can improve us as that is key.

“You have to retain your hunger so you bring in players with that profile as well as the tactical and technical intelligence.”

Finally, Liverpool are said to be happy to let Uruguay take the lead in terms of helping Luis Suarez recovery from a knee injury.

The Liverpool Echo reports the club has no plans to send a member of the medical team and trusts the Uruguayan national side to deal with the injury after the striker had minor surgery.

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