Hipster Brendan Rodgers has said a club does not have to spend 80 million pounds in the summer to challenge Europe's elite and cites Champions League semi finalists Borussia Dortmund as a prime example.
Ajax director of football Marc Overmars has confirmed that Liverpool has long been scouting highly-rated midfielder Christian Eriksen.
We already know one of them is hanging up his wily old boots at the end of this season, but what of the other?
Jordan Henderson's goal against Aston Villa on Sunday was symbolic of the incredible transformation that the 22 year old midfielder has undergone under the stewardship of Brendan Rodgers this season. It was a goal which had drive, determination and a final touch of quality and typified Henderson's recent performances throughout Liverpool's late rally for a Champions League spot.
After the recent-ish breaking news of the imminent retirement of Michael Owen, is it one of the final nails in the coffin of the “Poacher”?
Rumours have circulated this week that Xabi Alonso may be in line for a shock return to Liverpool, the club with whom he won the Champions League and began to establish himself as one of the world's best midfielders.
We have heard very little of Champions League winner and former Liverpool captain Sami Hyppia since his departure from Anfield in 2009. Yet, after ending his playing career in 2011, the veteran Finnish defender now co-manages a Bayer Leverkusen side who are riding high in Germany.