Liverpool face competition from Portuguese side Porto to sign Colombian international striker Jackson Martinez.
NBA superstar LeBron James says reading up on the history of Liverpool FC has humbled him, with the Miami Heat small forward revealing his new found admiration for manager Kenny Dalglish and captain Steven Gerrard.
Roy Hodgson appears to be on the brink of losing his job as Liverpool manager as widespread reports claim the club's owners have started a search for his replacement.
Proceedings to decide the future of Liverpool FC began in High Court on Tuesday with barristers accusing Tom Hicks and George Gillett of "breathtaking arrogance" during their ownership of the club.
Full details of the pairings for the draw on Friday, July 20.
Liverpool are interested in signing prolific FC Twente striker Luuk De Jong but face stiff opposition from "15 other clubs" for the Dutchman's signature, according to his agent.
European champions Barcelona dominate the 23-man shortlist for the 2011 FIFA Ballon d'Or with eight squad members in the running. Real Madrid have five nominees.
Porto boss Andre Villas-Boas has distanced himself from claims he is the new Jose Mourinho and warned that he could soon be regarded as 'The S**t One'.
Liverpool midfielder Christian Poulsen has no intention of moving to Denmark this summer, according to his agent.
Liverpool signed off from the first round of the Europa League with a dull 0-0 draw against FC Utrecht at Anfield but go through to the knockout phase as Group K winners.
Liverpool forward Dirk Kuyt believes his striker partnership with Fernando Torres has a future despite the pair drawing a blank in the goalless Europa League draw in Utrecht.
Liverpool manager Roy Hodgson insists he places no more significance on the Europa League now than he did before last week's embarrassing Carling Cup exit.