Brendan Rodgers is without a doubt plotting this summer to help his Liverpool team finish as high up the Premier League table as possible come May 2014. Some players will help Rodgers and co. have a better chance of achieving their goals – others simply won’t.
Since owner John Henry took control of the club, he has not hesitated in getting out his chequebook for certain players at astronomically high prices. This seems to give the media a free licence to publish what they want when it comes to Liverpool on the transfer front. The smallest phrase or word can be manipulated into a story in one of the quietest periods of the year for journalists.
With that in mind, here are five of the most ridiculous transfer rumours involving Liverpool this summer.