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The Anfield legend believes the midfield man is key to the club's future.
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The Costa del Sol club have yet to lock down the future of the Moroccan international.
Sporting Lisbon are expected to accept a big cut in asking price for the Portuguese international.
Jones believes that Advocaat is looking for a more fighting performance from Sunderland.
Sherwood has raved about the impact of Aston Villa prospect Jack Grealish.
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