Liverpool's name continues to crop up regularly in the transfer rumours gossip sections, with a further host of names being linked with summer moves to Anfield this week.
Still three games before the end of the present season, the Reds have been linked to a whole host of names who could be signed to boost the squad for 2012-13 season. Brendan Rodgers and Ian Ayre will certainly be busy indeed through July and August if they are to be speaking to every player linked to the club so far.
#LFC have been linked with 85 players since February 1st (90 days).— MrBoywunder (@MrBoywunder) May 1, 2013
With the Alex Pearce rumours being denied by the club he becomes the 576th media linked player NOT to sign for LFC since January 2010.— Michael Sweeting (@M_Sweeting) May 1, 2013
Of course, most rumours and links need to be taken with a pinch of salt—but each name can nonetheless be looked at to see if they potentially fit into the rebuilding plans of the manager in terms of price, age, playing style and position.
With that in mind, here are five of the most intriguing rumours to feature Liverpool this week.