Xabi Alonso : Xabi is expected to feature in today’s game against Espanyol in the meantime the tabloids are reporting that Real have returned with an improved bid which is only around £2 million less than Liverpool’s asking price.
Alberto Aquilani : More and more reports are linking Liverpool to the Roma midfielder and according to the same reports it does look certain once Xabi leaves. The transfer fee is being rumoured at £18 million.
Mikel Arteta : Great rumour going around that Mikel might cross Stanley Park to join Liverpool. Is someone trying to get the Toffee Fans wound up?
David Villa & David Silva : The morning rags are linking them with Manure now.
Stephen Warnock : The former Red is being targetted by Aston Villa.