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Breaking News ! Hello and welcome to the Liverpool ECHO's Sunday live blog for all your latest Liverpool news, rumours and transfer gossip. The ECHO will provide breaking stories, reaction and comment to all the big talking points from Anfield as well as keeping tabs on transfer market gossip from around the world. Liverpool reportedly hold talks with Raphael Varane, want to sign Kylian Mbappe and have been offered the chance to sign Tom Heaton. Get involved and send your thoughts to @LivEchoLFC. And don't forget to subscribe to our FREE Liverpool FC newsletter, our YouTube channel and listen to our Blood Red Podcast, with all your favourite ECHO regulars including Paul Gorst, Ian Doyle, Joe Rimmer, Sean Bradbury, Theo Squires, Marcus Banks and regular host Guy Clarke.Key EventsLiverpool NOT interested in Raphael Varane09:2709:27KEY EVENTLiverpool NOT interested in Raphael VaraneLiverpool will NOT be signing Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane this summer.Various reports have linked the centre-back with a move to Anfield in recent days, with Manchester United also supposedly interested.However, the Echo understands that there is no chance that Liverpool will be moving to sign Varane.The Reds are in the market for a new central defender, and have drawn up a five-man shortlist which includes Ibrahima Konate.But this list does not include Varane, so we can safely ignore any further rumours linking him with a move to Anfield from now on.Raphael Varane of Real Madrid (Image: Ricardo Nogueira/Eurasia Sport Images/Getty Images)09:15Mark WakefieldTom Heaton 'offer' to LiverpoolLiverpool have reportedly been offered the chance to sign Aston Villa goalkeeper Tom Heaton.According to the Daily Mail, the Reds are mulling over whether to bring in a new goalkeeper amid uncertainty over Adrian’s future.The Spaniard has the option of a further year with his contract due to expire this summer, but it has been claimed there is interest from his former club Real Betis.Adrian lost his place as back-up goalkeeper to Caomhin Kelleher this season, but the report goes on to state that Liverpool are keen for the 22-year-old to go out on loan leaving space for a new goalkeeper.It has been claimed that Liverpool were offered the chance to bring in Heaton, but the report states that he is set to go to Manchester United instead.Tom Heaton of Aston Villa in action during a training session at Bodymoor Heath training ground (Image: Neville Williams/Aston Villa FC via Getty Images)08:43Mark WakefieldThree managers desperate for Liverpool to miss out on Champions LeagueAt first glance, it appears a fixture list Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp would almost have cherry-picked himself, writes Ian Doyle.A trip today to a team already relegated. Then another on Wednesday playing for absolutely nothing. Followed by a final home game next Sunday in which fans will be welcomed in significant number at Anfield for the first time in more than 14 months.West Bromwich Albion.
. Crystal Palace. But closer inspection soon identifies three very real reasons why the Reds will be taking absolutely nothing for granted as they chase the hat-trick of victories that will almost certainly guarantee Champions League qualification. Sam Allardyce. Sean Dyche. Roy Hodgson.That unholy trinity, for want of a better phrase, would love nothing more than to be the ones responsible for the deposed Premier League champions missing out on the solace of a top-four finish.MORE HERE.Crystal Palace's English manager Roy Hodgson (L) and West Bromwich Albion's English head coach Sam Allardyce chat at the final whistle the English Premier League football match between Crystal Palace and West Bromwich Albion at Selhurst Park (Image: MIKE HEWITT/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)08:09Mark WakefieldLiverpool 'in talks' over Varane transferLiverpool are reportedly holding talks over a move for Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane.According to our colleagues at the Manchester Evening News, the Reds are in dialogue with the France international over a potential move this summer.They add that Manchester United are also holding talks with Varane, while also saying that Real value the centre-back at around £60m.Liverpool are likely to be in the market for a centre-back this summer, but all the noise has been pointing towards Ibrahima Konate being that player.However, nothing has been announced so only those at the clubs involved will know the full extent of Liverpool’s transfer plans.Raphael Varane of Real Madrid (Image: Denis Doyle/Getty Images)Theo SquiresKlopp on Phillips and Williams' futureNat Phillips and Rhys Williams are both expected to start again later today.And here's what Jurgen Klopp said about the duo's futures heading into next season...Theo SquiresMorning headlinesHave a read of some of our latest Liverpool stories and start your day off right.Theo SquiresRise and shine!Rise and shine, Reds fans! It's matchday!Stay with us for all the pre-match build up ahead of Liverpool's trip to West Brom.And, as always, we'll have all your Reds news and transfer gossip throughout the day too.Don't move a muscle!
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