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9.00: Steven Gerrard thinks Liverpool are close to tasting success and has backed Jurgen Klopp to secure the transfers to take them to the next level.

Liverpool are closing in on a deal for Mohamed Salah and have been linked with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Gerrard hopes they can inspire a title charge.

“I think we’ve got a fantastic manager at the helm, who will hopefully attract a few big names to complete the jigsaw,” Gerrard told BT Sport.

“I think Liverpool are very, very close and if you look at the statistics of the top six from last season they were the best team in terms of head-to-head.

“So Liverpool know where they need to improve and it’s consistency against the teams in the bottom half of the table – the teams that sit narrow, compact and are difficult to break down.

“Hopefully we can get the two or three big pieces of the jigsaw that are missing and I’m really confident that Liverpool can keep moving forward and there will be success just around the corner.”

8.30: Liverpool are considering a stunning move for Borussia Dortmund star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, according to reports in France.

Aubameyang is keen to leave Dortmund and looked set for a move to PSG.

But with that breaking down he is now looking for other options.

And Le Parisian claim Liverpool could make a move.

8.00: Liverpool are unwilling to pay Roma’s valuation for Mohamed Salah but could strike a deal in the coming days.

Sky Sports reports that Liverpool will not go above £35m – even with add-ons – for the Egypt winger.

The Reds have been knocked back with an opening £28m offer and talks continue over a deal.

The former Chelsea winger is Jurgen Klopp’s top target for the summer but the Reds have considered alternatives.