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Transfer links and positive team news – 5 key Liverpool FC news stories

Liverpool may have enjoyed a winter break from Premier League action this week, but there has still been plenty going on.

Check out our round-up of reporting from This Is Anfield across the last seven days.

 

Centre-back on Reds’ radar

2R387C4 Lisbon, Portugal. 21st May, 2023. Ousmane Diomande of Sporting CP seen during the Liga Portugal BWIN match between Sporting CP and SL Benfica at EstAdio Jose Alvalade. (Credit Image: © David Martins/SOPA Images via ZUMA Press Wire) EDITORIAL USAGE ONLY! Not for Commercial USAGE!

Liverpool are already laying the foundations for this summer’s transfer window by assessing potential centre-back signings.

As explained in this report from This Is Anfield, Sporting CP’s Ousmane Diomande is among the players being considered.

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Liverpool set for triple injury boost

Jurgen Klopp offered up some hugely encouraging injury news in his pre-Bournemouth press conference, revealing that three stars are close to making a return.

After having double figures unavailable for the two games prior to the winter break, it’s a very welcome boost that many players look set to return in the coming weeks.

Still, no word on Thiago, though!

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Latest on Olise and Summerville links

Although their January window is expected to remain quiet, Liverpool continue to be linked with attacking reinforcments for next summer.

But do they even need them and, if so, might Michael Olise and Crysencio Summerville feature on their shortlist?

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Ben Doak targeting return in April

LINZ, AUSTRIA - Thursday, September 21, 2023: Liverpool's Ben Doak during the UEFA Europa League Group E matchday 1 game between LASK and Liverpool FC at the Raiffeisen Arena. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Kopites feared that Ben Doak‘s season might be over after he was forced to undergo knee surgery late last month.

But this exclusive fitness update from This Is Anfield reveals a more encouraging picture for the Scot.

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Bournemouth XI Predict

Sunday’s match on the south coast should see a pretty similar lineup for Liverpool as last time out, with the back four almost certain, and then only two positions really to decide.

I’d certainly be starting Diogo Jota for this one.

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Elsewhere on This Is Anfield

We spoke to Bruce Grobbelaar to get his best XI of Liverpool players he played alongside – it’s some team! Have a watch in the video above.

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