Liverpool latest: Ex-Real chief on Suarez bid, Song linked with Anfield switch

A round up of news stories and transfer rumours about Liverpool from the past 24 hours.

Former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon claims a bid for Luis Suarez is possible. Real have been linked with making a £70 million move for the striker this summer.

“Luis Suarez, no doubt, is one of the best players in the world and he’s had a fantastic season with Liverpool, so you never know [if Real Madrid will bid for him]. With Real Madrid you can expect anything,” he told talkSPORT.

Liverpool are one of three sides thought to be interested in signing Alex Song from Barcelona. Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur are the club’s Premier League rivals for the Cameroonian, who could leave the Nou Camp for a fee of around £8 million.

Liverpool are thought to be keen on entering the race to sign Southampton’s Morgan Schneiderlin. The Reds have been strongly linked with his teammate Adam Lallana, having offered the Hampshire based club £20 million for the England international. They now seem determined to add the Frenchman to their transfer target list.

Luis Suarez has been pictured leaving hospital in a wheelchair. The Uruguayan picked up a knee problem training with his country ahead of the World Cup. He underwent keyhole surgery for the problem and is expected to miss the World Cup this summer.

The Guardian claims Manchester United are willing to meet the buy-out clause in Yevhen Konoplyanka’s contract. The Ukrainian winger has been strongly linked with a move to Anfield, with the club failing to complete a deal for him in last winter’s transfer window.

Liverpool are once again being linked with a move for Cardiff City defender Steven Caulker. Brendan Rodgers was reportedly considering a move for the ex-Tottenham star towards the back end of last season as the Reds made some defensive errors in key games.

Long term Liverpool target, Ola John has revealed he turned down the chance to move to the Premier League last winter but insists playing in England is still his dream.

“In the winter I had the option to go to Ajax or a club in England, and in retrospect it is easy to say that I made the wrong choice. My dream is to play football in England,” he told Helden magazine.

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