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Great win by Liverpool! Kenny's 200th win as LFC manager in all competitions. Perfect!
Suarez, Maxi and Carroll scored! Brilliant.
Hopefully Raul is OK.
Liverpool have today finalised a deal to send Daniel Pacheco on a season-long loan to Atletico Madrid.
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Good luck Aqua
Reds agree Aquilani deal
Liverpool FC have reached an agreement, subject to a medical, for Alberto Aquilani to join AC Milan on loan for the remainder of the current season. The deal includes an option to make the move a permanent one.
Director of Football Damien Comolli said: "I want to pay tribute to the way Alberto has conducted himself during these discussions.
"Throughout the entire process, his only desire has been to play football and he has put this ahead of any other considerations and at personal cost to himself. We wish him well for the season ahead."
Sebastián Coates in the Airport, should arrive in England in the early hours of the morning and will complete a medical at Melwood later in the day.
Liverpool at Luis Suarez lang naintindihan ko
^^ this is looking good
Found this on another LFC forum, referring to the video:
I know exactly what my countryman Coates said in the interview.
He had a better offer from another club.
But he prefered to play for Liverpool cause Luisito was there.
The woman told him to be ready for the welcoming he was to get when he land in Liverpool.
He answered that Luis was a famous goal scorer and he did not expect such a big welcoming
Good win, happy with Suarez, Henderson etc. Carroll good goal will give him a lot of confidence. Can't wait for Coates!
Good luck Aquaman in AC Milan.
Oh, please fire your agent and get a new one.
looks like it's going to happen
Uruguay defender Sebastian Coates set to tie up £7m move to Liverpool FC
URUGUAY defender Sebastian Coates will arrive in Liverpool today to complete his £7million switch from Nacional.
A fee has been agreed for the highly-rated 6ft 6ins centre-back and he will now discuss personal terms and undergo a medical.
The Reds, who have remained tight-lipped over the deal, need to obtain a work permit for Coates before the transfer is rubber-stamped.
The 20-year-old could be swiftly followed into Anfield by Craig Bellamy (right) with Kenny Dalglish keen to snap up the 32-year-old striker if he’s granted a free transfer by Manchester City.
Liverpool are yet to make an official approach for Bellamy but the Welshman would relish a return to the club he played for in the 2006/07 season.
Coates left his homeland yesterday after being given permission by Uruguay champions Nacional to hold talks with the Reds.
The defender, who was crowned young player of the tournament at last month’s Copa America, said an emotional farewell to the club where he has spent the past decade.
“For the fans I can only give words of gratitude, they have always treated me fantastically and supported me in the hardest times,” he said.
“I will wear the Nacional jersey again, however, and I hope when this happens I get the same great backing.”
There was also interest from Manchester City and Ukrainian outfit FC Dnipro but Luis Suarez helped convince his Uruguay team-mate to choose Liverpool.
“The chance to move to Liverpool is very attractive,” Coates said. “It’s a club with a lot of tradition and history in English football, and the fact that Luis is there is a great help for me.
“Luis got in touch with me and we had a chat. It is good there is another Uruguayan already in the team.”
The fee of £7million shatters the previous Uruguayan transfer record – beating the £3.5m Ajax paid Nacional for Nicolas Lodeiro.
However, Nacional will only pocket around half the cash having sold some of the rights to Coates to a third party investment group when he was a trainee.
Suarez and Coates will join up with the Uruguay squad following Saturday's home clash with Bolton as they prepare for a friendly against Ukraine in Kharkiv next Friday.
Coates would become Dalglish's sixth summer signing followed the acquisition of Jordan Henderson, Alexander Doni, Charlie Adam, Stewart Downing and Jose Enrique.
And boyhood Liverpool fan Bellamy could make it seven before the transfer window shuts.
The former Newcastle striker, who spent last season on loan at Cardiff City, is wanted by Dalglish as back up for Suarez and Andy Carroll.
Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini has made it clear Bellamy has no future at Eastlands but a deal hinges on the frontman, who still has two years left on a lucrative contract, being able to agree a pay-off.
If a compensation package is finalised and City let him go for nothing then he's likely to return to Anfield.
Bellamy scored nine goals in 42 appearances under Rafa Benitez after costing £6million from Blackburn in 2006.
He played his part in Liverpool reaching the 2007 Champions League final but two months after Athens he was sold on to West Ham for £7.5million.
The highlight of his stay was scoring against Barcelona in the Nou Camp, just after a well publicised incident with John Arne Riise and a golf club during a team-bonding camp in Portugal.
However, despite his fiery image Bellamy was a popular figure in the dressing room and would be welcomed back with open arms.
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^He is capable of. It's just that he wants to stay in Italy.
Kenny Dalglish told LiverpoolFC.TV: "It's a great move for Alberto. He's got his wife and kid over there. It was difficult for him here."
AC Milan have signed Alberto Aquilani from Liverpool on a season-long loan agreement in which they will have the opportunity to buy him permanently should he play 25 or more games this season.
Aquilani, 27, has long been tipped to return to Serie A after claiming he wanted to safeguard his place with the Italy national side ahead of Euro 2012, feeling his presence closer to home would likely influence subsequent decisions from coach Cesare Prandelli.
Milan had also been in the hunt for a top-class midfielder, often described as 'mister x' by coach Massimiliano Allegri, and club CEO Adriano Galliani.
And it was Galliani who clinched the deal with agent Franco Zavaglia and Liverpool following weeks of talks.
A statement on Milan's official website reads:
"A.C Milan communicates to have acquired on a temporary basis, with the right/obligation to buy, from Liverpool FC Alberto Aquilani who has signed an economic contract until June 30, 2014."
Milan did not release the intricate financial details of the deal, but previous reports suggest they could pay the Premier League side around €6 million (£5.3m) to keep Aquilani.
The 27-year-old will start work at Milanello immediately, but will not feature in what was supposed to be their league opener against Cagliari after all Serie A fixtures were postponed.
Strike action was unavoidable after the players' association (AIC) and the Lega, who represent clubs, failed to agree a new collective contract.
Good luck Aquaman!
i'm smelling an Atleti raid on COates..
Its going to be Suarez vs. Godin!!!
Atletico Madrid hope to hijack Liverpool's Sebastian Coates move with €8.9 million fee - report
Coates is in England discussing terms as a move to the Premier League is arranged, meaning interest from Madrid may be too late to scupper deal with Kenny Dalglish's men
Spanish club Atletico Madrid are trying to outbid Liverpool, as they attempt a last-ditch move to snatch Nacional defender Sebastian Coates from under Anfield noses.
On Thursday Goal.com revealed how the 20-year-old was set to arrive on Merseyside later today, ahead of a €7.9 million move subject to a medical and special dispensation over the right to work in the UK.
The Reds had an offer for the highly-rated Uruguayan defender accepted on Wednesday and the player's father and agent have been in Liverpool discussing personal terms with director of football Damien Comolli.
However, Ovaciondigital.com reports that Atletico Madrid have entered the fray and are now willing to flex their financial muscle by offering the Uruguayan club €1 million more than Liverpool's €7.9m bid as the deal is not yet closed officially.
It is believed though that Coates has already made up his mind over playing at Anfield this season, having already rejected a larger offer from Ukraine's Dnipro.
Liverpool left-back Emiliano Insua has joined Sporting Lisbon after falling down the pecking order at Anfield. The Argentine was behind Jose Enrique, Fabio Aurelio and Jack Robinson in Kenny Dalglish’s thinking.
22-year-old Insua spent last season on loan with Galatasaray, but the Turkish outfit did not take up the option to sign him on a permanent basis. He has now agreed a deal to join Sporting on a permanent basis, and departs Merseyside with immediate effect.
Liverpool FC: Aqua completes loan move
Alberto Aquilani has completed his loan transfer from Liverpool to AC Milan.
The deal, which includes the option of a permanent move, will end on June 30, 2012.
Speaking to Liverpoolfc.tv earlier about the move, Kenny Dalglish said: "It's a great move for Alberto. He's got his wife and kid over there. It was difficult for him here.
"When he came back his pre-season training was excellent. We gave him a few games, he did well in those games. But the problem for us was trying to get him in the team. We couldn't get him in the team.
"Obviously everybody wants to play and Alberto is moving over to a fantastic football club. He goes there with the best wishes of everyone and we hope it works out for him, because he was never a problem in any way, shape or form."
Liverpool FC: Insua leaves Liverpool
Liverpool have confirmed the transfer of Emiliano Insua to Sporting Lisbon.
The Argentine left-back has signed a five-year deal with the Portuguese club.
Best wishes to both Aquilani and Insua.
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may coverage ba dito *** Bolton v Liverpool?