Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has been told to forget about signing Hamburg forward Son Heung-Min in January.The South Korea international has been strongly linked with the Reds, as part of Rodgers’ plans to add to his attacking options in the new year. Son Heung-Min is to be offered a new deal by Hamburg (AFP/Getty Images) However, the form that attracted Liverpool’s attention now looks set to earn the 20-year-old an improved contract with the Bundesliga club.Hamburg’s sporting director Frank Arnesen is aware other teams are watching Son and plans to open talks with the youngster’s agent in the coming weeks.’We will do everything we can to keep Son,’ Arnesen told Bild.’He is happy at Hamburg and the team is improving. It is important for the player to see that.’Liverpool have also been linked with England internationals Theo Walcott and Daniel Sturridge, but will struggle to land either of them in January.Walcott is in the final year of his Arsenal contract, but is focused on negotiating a new deal at the Emirates Stadium rather than looking for a mid-season move.Chelsea are prepared to sell Sturridge, but their £15million valuation is more than Liverpool are willing to pay for the ex-Manchester City man. 

A news article on 2012-10-21 11:04:00 from: The Metro

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