Liverpool morning round-up: Rodgers makes big claim over Jordon Ibe

A round up of news stories this morning related to Liverpool.

Brendan Rodgers has suggested to the Evening Herald that Jordon Ibe could play effectively in any stadium in the world.

There was a surprise when Ibe was named in Liverpool’s team for the Merseyside derby last weekend.

Rodgers feels the way Ibe has been managed so far in his career has allowed him to develop into a better player.

Brendan Rodgers has been quoted by the Irish Examiner suggesting Raheem Sterling should accept a new contract offer from the club.

Sterling’s impact under Rodgers’ guidance has been big and the boss wants the youngster to commit himself to the Reds.

Rodgers has branded the offer on the table as ‘incredible’ for someone of Sterling’s age.

NBC Sports has reported that midfielder Lucas will be out of action for around six weeks.

The Brazilian was withdrawn during the early stages of the derby against Everton last weekend, as he picked up a thigh problem.

The news means he’ll miss a number of crucial matches for the club but will return before the end of the campaign.

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