Liverpool transfer news and gossip: Werner to have kit number preference, Coutinho decision, Arsenal raid claim

talkSPORT rounds up all the latest transfer news and football gossip at Liverpool.

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Timo Werner

Timo Werner would reportedly have his preference of shirt number if he seals a move to Liverpool in the summer.

The Red Bull Leipzig frontman has fired in 31 goals in 36 matches this season and looks set to complete a summer switch to Anfield.

Roberto Firmino, Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah currently occupy the No.9, No.10 and No.11 shirts respectively.

But the Express claim Werner would have his pick of any squad number.


Philippe Coutinho

Liverpool have zero interest in bringing Philippe Coutinho back to Anfield.

It has been claimed recently that the Reds could look into re-signing Coutinho amid news Barcelona are looking sell once the transfer window re-opens.

The Brazilian has been on loan at Bayern Munich this season and scored nine goals in 32 appearances.

But his future remains unclear and The Mirror say Liverpool are not interested.

The 27-year-old could potentially join a Premier League rival with clubs likely to be keen.


Dejan Lovren

Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren is attracting interest from Arsenal, Tottenham and West Ham.

The 30-year-old Croat is out of favour at Anfield and looks set to leave the club soon.

Teamtalk claim the Premier League trio are looking to keep Lovren in England and will move for him when the transfer window opens.

Lovren has made just nine league appearances this season.


Xherdan Shaqiri

Liverpool are willing to listen to summer offers for Xherdan Shaqiri, Football Insister claim.

The Swiss midfielder has started just two Premier League games this season largely because of calf and hamstring injures.

Liverpool’s sporting director Michael Edwards is believed to be holding out for a £28million fee for Shaqiri, who joined from Stoke for £13m in the summer of 2018.

The 28-year-old has attracted interest from Italy in the past while clubs in England would likely be keen too if they could knock that price down.

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Nabil Fekir

Arsenal have opened talks to sign former Liverpool target Nabil Fekir this summer.

The former Lyon midfielder came close to joining Liverpool in the summer of 2018, but the Reds pulled the plug on a £53million deal due to an issue with his knee.

He joined Real Betis for a bargain £17.7million fee last summer and has continued to impress with seven goals and three assists in LaLiga this season.

And the Daily Star claim Arsenal are now keen on finally bringing him to England.


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