Liverpool turn attention to Saints’ England striker Rodriguez

Liverpool have signed three Southampton players this summer and Jay Rodriguez could be the next.

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Each day we’ll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they’re always entertaining…


Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers won’t panic buy after the failure of the Loic Remy deal, with Southampton striker Jay Rodriguez now a target as they eye a fourth Saints swoop of summer.

Jan Vertonghen has handed Tottenham boost by confirming he will sign a new contract at White Hart Lane.

QPR boss Harry Redknapp is confident he will win the three-way battle for Watford striker Troy Deeney.

Meanwhile, the Rs are fuming after news leaked out that Remy’s Liverpool move has collapsed.

New Crystal Palace striker Fraizer Campbell is the man to get the Eagles flying, insists manager Tony Pulis.

Wigan have cancelled their pre-season clash in Germany because they are running out of players.

Louis van Gaal has restored Manchester United’s winning mentality, according to Juan Mata.

Arsene Wenger has been left cursing Arsenal’s short pre-season as Alexis Sanchez missed Austria training camp.

Jake Livermore believes the Europa League will be a boost to Hull City’s Premier League campaign.

Sol Campbell says black English ex-pros are are too scared to stand up and be counted and also claims the FA turned down his offer to be involved with the England set-up.

Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola will never be sacked, insists chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge.


Manchester United will have to pay £79m for Roma midfielder Kevin Strootman – despite the 24-year-old Holland international being sidelined with a cruciate knee ligament injury since March.

Manchester City say striker Stevan Jovetic is not for sale despite interest from Italy.

Southampton manager Ronald Koeman wants to sign Norwich midfielder Leroy Fer but faces competition from QPR for the Dutch international.


Real Madrid winger Angel Di Maria wants to join Manchester United as the £45m-rated Argentina international does not want to return to the Bernabeu and is frustrated by Paris St-Germain’s attempts to secure a loan deal.

Former England manager Glenn Hoddle is in the frame to become Harry Redknapp’s new assistant at QPR following the departure of Wally Downes.


Inter Milan are hoping to finalise a deal for Southampton’s unsettled Italian striker Dani Osvaldo, who cost the Saints £15m from Roma last summer.


Sunderland boss Gus Poyet hopes to sign 28-year-old Atletico Madrid winger Cristian Rodriguez.