A round up of news stories this morning about Liverpool.
BP is facing increased pressure over its sponsorship of the arts following protests this week over its patronage of the Royal Opera House and a legal row around its support for the Tate galleries.
Alibaba, the internet trading company founded in a cramped one-bedroom flat in China 15 years ago, stunned investors on Friday by becoming the 18th-biggest company in the world by valuation, ahead of Facebook, Amazon and eBay.
Many hedge funds that placed orders for shares in Alibaba's initial public offering received woefully small allocations, highlighting the ultra-selective process that favored investors who already have a close relationship with the company.
Sad to report.
Leighton Baines' creativity proved vital in Everton's latest Europa League victory.
The former Arsenal midfielder will come face to face with his childhood idol when West Ham face Liverpool later today.
Juventus have reportedly made a move for Olympiacos defender Kostas Manolas, who may also be on Arsenal's shopping list.
Reported Liverpool and Tottenham target Mauro Icardi has assured Inter fans that he is staying where he is and wants a closer relationship with them.
Napoli striker Eduardo Vargas has been linked with Arsenal in recent weeks but the player's representative denies any talks are taking place.