ESPN – Emre Can providing glimpse of possibilities for Liverpool

Former Liverpool great Steve Nicol breaks down how he wants Liverpool to look on opening day against Stoke City. This is proving to be a difficult summer for Liverpool fans. James Milner is a fine player and a dedicated professional, but rather lacks the stardust that Liverpool supporters had hoped would be sprinkled over their club's transfer policy. Danny Ings is a competent young striker, energetic and enthusiastic, but he is not Luis Suarez and frankly, he never will be. Adam Bogdan is a fine back-up goalkeeper, but only the sort of people who type in capital letters ever get excited by new back-up goalkeepers….

ESPN – Rodgers must settle his system to give Liverpool a chance next season

The ESPN FC crew look at Liverpool's away fixtures next season. The impact of millions of jaws dropping at the same time almost took the planet off its usual orbit on Wednesday as Liverpool supporters took their first glance at the 2015-16 season fixture list. The first seven away games are against top-five sides plus local rivals Everton — and Stoke City, the setting for the Reds' worst defeat in over half a century when they were hammered 6-1 on the final day of the 2014-15 season. LIVERPOOL LATEST – Can targeting midfield role at Anfield – Liverpool could win out on Sterling deal – City offer final £40m bid for Sterling – Usher: Rodgers faces nightmare start – Brewin: Sterling damaged by saga – Gerrard: Reds must be patient with Ings Fans will recall former manager Rafael Benitez's outburst about the fixture…

ESPN – For Liverpool, the price isn’t always right with big signings

ESPNFC's Mark Donaldson and Tommy Smyth dissect the latest round of transfer rumours. On the same day Liverpool tied up the free transfer of back-up goalkeeper Adam Bogdan from Bolton, Manchester United also officially announced their £25million signing of Memphis Depay. That was enough for some Liverpool fans to go into meltdown as if the concept of coincidence was altogether too bewildering. “That just sums it all up,” appeared to be the prevailing theory. LIVERPOOL LATEST – Done deal: Reds sign Milner – And another: Ings to sign too – Kelly: Ings not the answer – Usher: Benteke a waste of money – Season Ratings: Coutinho and Mignolet highlights – Rodgers' signings: Have they been hits or misses? Bogdan's arrival along with James Milner and Danny Ings has understandably got some fans on edge. The combination of…