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Liverpool morning news: Ex-striker says Webb shouldn't ref Reds again, interest in goalkeeper

A selection of the latest stories involving Liverpool Football Club this Tuesday morning

Liverpool legend John Aldridge has said that Howard Webb should never referee his old side again after his display in the 2-1 FA Cup defeat against Arsenal.

In his Liverpool Echo column, Aldridge has said the referee has got too many decisions wrong, and that Liverpool do not get the big decisions with Webb in charge.

Aldridge said: ‘When he refs us, we do not get the big, big decisions and with Liverpool chasing at least the top four, we must hope he does not officiate our games between now and the end of the season.

‘If an Arsenal fan had been in charge of that game, even they would’ve had to give a second penalty.

‘We are all human and all make mistakes but major mistakes happen far too often with Webb in Liverpool games.’

Liverpool are rumoured to be interested in former Manchester United goalkeeper Ron-Robert Zieler from Hannover according to TalkSport.

Manager Brendan Rodgers is believed to want another goalkeeper to provide competition to Simon Mignolet and Zieler could fit the bill. Brad Jones is currently Liverpool’s back-up goalkeeper, and has been since he joined the club in 2010.

Liverpool’s head of performance Glen Driscoll has told the club’s website about the work ethic that both Luis Suarez and Jordan Henderson offer to the side.

He said: ‘What Henderson and Suarez have in common is we believe they are two players who need protecting from themselves. They would take the option of not recovering if we gave it to them and work every day between games.

‘You have to admire their work ethic and desire but experience tells us if they did this, it would be detrimental to their performance and increase the risk of injury.'

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