TALKSPORT – Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers slams ‘disrespectful’ Luis Suarez and insists no promises were broken

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has slammed Luis Suarez for his ‘total disrespect’ of the football club in comments he made to the press. The 26-year-old is posturing for a move to Arsenal, who have had a £40,000,001 bid for the player turned down in recent weeks, as they look to lure him to the Emirates with the promise of Champions League football. In an attempt push through a transfer the wantaway Uruguayan claimed in the English media that the Reds had broken assurances they made to him last summer.

TALKSPORT – The sensational Luis Suarez story – exclusive

Luis Suarez has had plenty of ups and downs in his football career. Born in 1935, Spanish midfielder Suarez starred for Barcelona and Inter, winning back-to-back European Cups with the Italian club in 1965 and 1966. [Er, wrong Luis Suarez – Wikipedia Editor]. Sorry, born in 1987, Uruguayan attacker Suarez has starred for Ajax and Liverpool, winning the 2011 Copa America with his country.

TALKSPORT – Audio: Angry Liverpool fans tell Suarez to clear off!

Listen to some of the best callers from the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast show as they react to Luis Suarez's latest outburst. The Uruguayan has alleged the Reds agreed to let him leave Anfield if they failed to land a Champions League spot last season. But many supporters are unhappy about the way the 26-year-old has handled himself and are angry about some of the former Ajax star's comments.

TALKSPORT – Former Liverpool defender close to £4m Russia move

Former Liverpool defender Chris Mavinga is closing in on a move to Rubin Kazan, according to sources in France. The 22-year-old is expected to have his medical in Russia early next week ahead of a £4.3m switch from Rennes. The full-back was highly regarded when he joined Liverpool in 2009, but he left Anfield, following a loan spell at Genk, without making a single senior appearance for the club in 2011. He has since impressed in his homeland, prompting Rubin to snap him up. Frenchman Mavinga has been capped at U19, U20 and U21 levels for his country.

TALKSPORT – French starlet quashes Liverpool link

France Under-20 starlet Kurt Zouma has dealt Liverpool a blow after stating he will remain at Saint-Etienne for the forthcoming season. Reds boss Brendan Rodgers is believed to be on the hunt for a new central defender as speculation surrounds the futures of Daniel Agger and Martin Skrtel, who have been targeted by Barcelona and Napoli respectively. Zouma, 18, has garnered widespread plaudits since breaking into Saint-Etienne's first-team back in 2011/12 and he is also a target for Atletico Madrid and Anzhi Makhachkala.

TALKSPORT – Joe Allen can be key for Liverpool, believes Brendan Rodgers

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers reckons Joe Allen can be a key player for the club after overcoming injury problems. The diminutive central midfielder joined the Reds from Swansea City in a £15million deal last summer but was hindered by a shoulder problem through his maiden campaign. And Rodgers feels the Wales playmaker will shine now he’s back to full fitness, having impressed during their pre-season friendlies.