Lucas Moura, Marko Grujic, Giuseppe Rossi - Liverpool gossip

Liverpool Gossip

Are Liverpool close to strengthening their midfield? The Reds have held talks with Red Star Belgrade's midfielder Marko Grujic, 19, over a £5m move, according to Tuesday's Liverpool Echo.external-link

"The Reds are keen to sign Grujic during the January transfer window but the young midfielder wants to see out the rest of the season with Red Star before moving on," adds the report.

Liverpool are considering an £18m move for former Manchester United forward Giuseppe Rossi, 28, from Italian side Fiorentina in January. (ItaSportPress, via Daily Star)external-link

The Reds have made contact with Paris St-Germain's Brazilian attacking midfielder winger Lucas Moura, 23, over a potential January move. (Le 10 Sport, via Daily Express)external-link

England goalkeeper Jack Butland, 22, has dismissed speculation about a potential move to Liverpool and insisted he is happy at Stoke. (Sky Sports)external-link

Former Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers, 42, is set for a return to Swansea with Garry Monk on the brink of losing his job. (Daily Express)external-link