Liverpool will try to compete with Manchester United for the signature of PSV Eindhoven star Memphis Depay. Photograph: Epa

Manchester United are in pole position to sign Memphis Depay from PSV Eindhoven at the end of the season, with the attraction of Louis van Gaal, the D(...)

Tolgay Arslan  scores for  Besiktas in the Europa League second leg match against Liverpool at the Ataturk  Stadium in Istanbul. Photograph: Murad Sezer/Reuters

Besiktas 1 Liverpool 0 (aet; 1-1 on aggregate; Besiktas won 5-4 on penalties)Liverpool lost their first European penalty shoot-out as Dejan Lovren was(...)

Raheem Sterling scored Liverpool’s second in their 2-1 win over Southampton at St Mary’s. (Photograph: Reuters / John Sibley)

Southampton 0 Liverpool 2The Liverpool revival has propelled them to the cusp of the Champions League places. This was a hugely significant victory, a(...)

Liverpool striker Rickie Lambert turned down the chance to move to Aston Villa. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA

Liverpool striker Rickie Lambert has revealed he came “very close” to signing for Aston Villa on transfer-deadline day, only to pull out at the last m(...)

Daniel Sturridge scored Liverpool’s equaliser as they came from behind to beat Crystal Palace 2-1. (Photograph: AFP PHOTO / JUSTIN TALLIS)

Crystal Palace 1 Liverpool 2Liverpool exorcised some demons at Selhurst Park by reaching the FA Cup quarter-finals with an impressive win against Crys(...)

Manchester United’s only arrival of transfer deadline day was Andy Kellett from Bolton. Photo by Pete Norton/Getty Images

Manchester United’s only arrival of transfer deadline day was Andy Kellett from Bolton … with the 20-time English champions pipping Plymouth Argyle to(...)

Newcastle’s Italian defender Davide Santon completed a loan move to Inter Milan while Rangers used their links with Newcastle owner Mike Ashley to loan five Magpies players.  Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA

Chelsea signed Colombian star Juan Cuadrado in the biggest move of a slightly underwhelming transfer deadline day.Chelsea announced Cuadrado had signe(...)

Liverpools Italian striker Fabio Borini shoots to score the opening goal against  Aston Villa   at Villa Park. Photograph: Ian Kington/AFP/Getty Images

Aston Villa 0 Liverpool 2 Fabio Borini scored his first Liverpool goal in almost two years as they comfortably despatched Aston Villa 2-0 in th(...)

After 16 games last season Luis Suárez and Daniel Sturridge had scored 28 league goals between them; without them, Liverpool have scored only 19 goals in the same number of games. Photograph: Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)

There are certain managerial cliches that we really do not like, phrases which we view with suspicion, sayings that seem to come too easily. One is: ‘(...)

Raheem Sterling heads in Liverpool’s opening goal in their 3-1 League Cup win over AFC Bournemouth

AFC Bournemouth 1 Liverpool 3Liverpool at last have some respite. A side left traumatised in the Champions League and so horribly off the pace in the (...)