Lazio are closing in on the signing of Fabio Borini from Liverpool after he was left out of the club’s pre-season tour of the Far East and Australia. Borini was told last summer he had no future at the club but he turned down moves to Sunderland and Queens Park Rangers and scored just one Premier League goal for the Reds.
Raheem Sterling’s biggest problem now is that he will have to play like a player that is earning £180k a week. That’s what his new team mates and Manchester City will expect and demand of him. Out of the frying pan and into the fire. At Liverpool not only was he one of the youngest players, but he was also one of the lowest earners on £35k a week, so there were compensations, or at least there should have been compensations for a player so young, if he failed to shine as bright as the older and experienced players. It was earlier yesterday that I read comments sayi
Liverpool have agreed to sell Raheem Sterling to Manchester City for £49 million,
Sterling, 20, is set to become the most expensive Englishman ever and City’s record signing after their third bid for the winger was accepted and he will move to the Etihad Stadium if he passes a medical,
City will pay an initial £44 million with a further £5m in add-ons as Sterling will become their first major summer signing.
City had earlier bids of £30m and £40m rejected before raising their offer to a sum that should top the £47m club-record fee they paid for Carlos Tevez in 2009.
Former Liverpool club doctor Zaf Iqbal has spoken for the first time about why he left his “dream job” at Anfield earlier this year.
As he was revealed as the new doctor at Crystal Palace, Iqbal revealed the reasons behind his swift departure from the Reds back in January.
Iqbal said he had been forced to move south because of illness in his family and an increased work-load at Anfield which was not compatible with those responsibilities.
He told the BBC: “Unfortunately my son has been unwell, and so as a result of that my wife and kids were based in London. That meant that although I had my dream job working at Liverpool, I was com
BARCELONA winger Bobby Adekanye has confirmed he has signed for Liverpool.
The 16-year-old took to his Instagram account to announce that he had signed a deal with the Merseyside club.
The Nigerian-born flyer represents the Reds’ seventh summer signing as Brendan Rodgers continues his summer rebuilding job following last season’s disappointing sixth place finish.
Adekanye spent last season on loan at PSV Eindhoven. The Dutch club had wanted to sign him permanently but Liverpool have won the race for his signature and he will now link up with the clu
The 22-year-old struck 11 goals in 35 Barclays Premier League appearances last season, which was his first in the top flight.
Ings had found the target 21 times in the previous campaign to help the Clarets secure promotion from the Championship.
The forward has nine caps for England U21s, with four goals to date too, and will represent his country at the U21 European Championship later this month.
Ings faced the Reds twice in 2014-15, featuring for 90 minutes at Anfield in March.