The manager could bring back four forgotten Magpies stars to try and turn things around.
A selection of the latest stories in the media involving Liverpool Football Club this Thursday morning.
The La Liga giants are reportedly keen to avoid missing out on yet another highly rated centre-back.
The Saints were beaten 6-1 in the Capital One Cup on Wednesday evening.
Watford look set to secure Premier League survival this season.
Tottenham and Arsenal are leading the race to sign Breel Embolo.
Preston are reportedly interested in signing Celtic forward Anthony Stokes.
QPR defender Caulker is currently on loan at Southampton.
Liverpool have been linked with Raphael Guerreiro.
Tottenham Hotspur chairman Daniel Levy says Mauricio Pochettino has final say on transfers.
Louis van Gaal is said to be worried over Rafael da Silva’s defensive qualities, along with the injury prone nature of Jonny Evans, Chris Smalling and Phil Jones.
Islam Slimani has been linked with a transfer to the Premier League side West Ham in the past, and Tottenham Hotspur could be the perfect club for him.
Arsenal have offered striker Chuba Akpom a new three-year-deal after offers from Feyenoord, FC Twente and Borussia Dortmund