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The holding midfielder had been expected to join Besiktas on loan with a view to a permanent move, but he was surprisingly named in the starting line-up against Arsenal.
With a strong display before being substituted for Jordan Rossiter, Lucas may have played his way back into Brendan Rodgers' plans - but The Telegraph suggest that Besiktas remain confident that they can sign Lucas before the transfer deadline.
One player who is leaving Liverpool is Mario Balotelli. A year to the day since the forward completed his move to Liverpool from AC Milan, the controversial striker is now making the opposite move.
Balotelli is set to re-join Milan initially on a season-long loan, and Sky Sports have reported that the Italian has undergone a medical ahead of his return to the San Siro following a dismal year with the Reds.
The centre back, who joined the Reds from Paris Saint-Germain two years ago, is currently behind Dejan Lovren and Martin Skrtel in the pecking order, but seems ready to stay at Anfield regardless.
Le Parisien report that an offer of €21m over four years (around £70,000-a-week) has been offered to Sakho in a bid to keep him on Merseyside.