Brendan Rodgers has already been reunited with three of his former players this summer.
The former Leeds boss is backing Garry Monk to make it three wins in a row.
The French midfielder has joined Ligue 1 side Saint-Etienne on a season-long loan after enduring a disappointing debut campaign at Villa Park.
Sunderland manager David Moyes insists Lamine Kone will not leave this summer after rejecting a bid from the Toffees.
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HITC Sport understands the Gunners are looking at the Newcastle defender.
The Liverpool boss admits he has been impressed by Mane's start to life at Anfield, but is not getting carried away by his progress.
The Moroccan decided that the project at Villa did not suit him.
The midfielder has yet to play for Rangers due to injury.
Arsenal have reportedly also joined the hunt to sign Juventus striker Simone Zaza.
HITC Sport understands talks have gone well with chairman Jeremy Peace.
Roma’s Radja Nainggolan scored the only goal in the final minute against Napoli to end Maurizio Sarri’s team’s slim hopes of catching Serie A leaders Juventus.
Only a few weeks ago, Bayer Leverkusen’s results vector was pointing so resolutely downward that there was talk of things being over for Roger in the cockpit, as experts queued up to explain that the dive down the table was all about Schmidt.