The January transfer window hasn't seen much real action for Liverpool yet, but that hasn't stopped the journalists from conjuring up speculation and sending the rumour mill into its annual mid-winter overdrive.
There's one reason why the newspapers make up transfer stories: to sell papers. It makes money, it's their job.
There are also plenty of reasons why 99 percent of transfer stories will never happen: price, age, rivalry and pure fiction.
Here are a selection of Liverpool transfer rumours that won't happen for one reason or another this January.