Reputed Italian journalist Emanuele Giulianelli has claimed that Serie A outfit Roma have reached an agreement with Liverpool for the signature of veteran defender Martin Skrtel.
It's been a busy few days in the market for Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool side as there has been a lot of buzz about the probable ins and outs at Anfield. Udinese star Piotor Zielinski and Lille's wing wizard Soufiane Doufal are the ones strongly linked with the English outfit.
Sporting Lisbon's Joao Mario has been the subject of interest from a number of Premier League clubs following an impressive showing in the 2015/16 season. Liverpool are the latest to join the likes of Manchester United and Chelsea in their pursuit of the 23-year-old.
The Reds have been linked with a number of midfielders over the past week and if reports emerging from Germany are to be believed, World Cup winner Mario Gotze could be on his way to Anfield next week in a £20 million deal.
Belgian striker Divock Origi and Ivory Coast defender Kolo Toure sustained knocks in Liverpool's last match against Bournemouth, but manager Jurgen Klopp has revealed they are both fit and available for selection.
Liverpool welcome back veteran England midfielder James Milner, who missed the first leg of their Europa League round of 16 clash against Manchester United because of an illness.
Liverpool FC take on Sunderland later in the day, with manager Jurgen Klopp revealing that defender Martin Skrtel's recovery has been knocked back by 2-3 weeks, while the trio of Couitnho, Sturridge and Origi are on track to return against West Ham United.
Liverpool FC host league leaders Leicester City knowing that anything but a win will be greeted with huge uproar of disapproval from the Reds' fanbase. The good news for manager Jurgen Klopp is the return of defensive duo of Dejan Lovren and Simon Mignolet.
There is more bad news in store for Liverpool FC fans as centreback Martin Skrtel has been ruled out from action for the next six weeks at least with a hamstring injury.
The high flying reds were given a reality check by bottom table Newcastle United FC on Sunday and defender Martin Skrtel scored an own goal to put Livepool FC 1-nil down.