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Liverpool confirm Suso departure

Suso leaves Liverpool Credit: Martin Rickett/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Liverpool have announced the departure of midfielder Suso to AC Milan.

The 21-year-old Spaniard has failed to make a serious impact at Anfield since joining from Cadiz in 2011.

He made just 21 appearances in that time, scoring his only goal against Middlesbrough earlier this season.

A short statement from Liverpool read: "Everybody at Liverpool thanks Suso for his contribution and wishes him all the best for the future."

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Officer 'swore' at colleague to stop him taking photos on day of disaster

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A former detective has told a court how he swore at a colleague to stop him from taking photographs of fans at Hillsborough.

But the inquests in Warrington have heard that a reference to the conversation was removed from former officer Michael Tissington's witness statement.

He said he was told that the images were being taken on the request of an Assistant Chief Constable of South Yorkshire Police.

The witness said there was some verbal abuse from supporters after bodies had been removed from the adjoining pen but added that he "would have probably been in the same state".

Mr Tissington said he told the scenes of crime officer, dressed in civilian clothes, that he was making the situation worse and that he would get them all lynched.

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Rodgers - 'think long term' about Sterling

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has defended his decision to give Raheem Sterling time off mid season. The 20 year old missed yesterday's 1 nil win against Sunderland as he sunned himself in Jamaica. He's played 34 games this season for club and country, with more minutes on the pitch than any outfield player in the Premier League.Rodgers say he needs to think long term about Sterling.

Liverpool still without Lallana

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers will not have any of his injured players back in time to face Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.

Adam Lallana will be missing from the trip to Sunderland Credit: PA Images

Midfielders Adam Lallana (thigh) and Joe Allen (knee), defenders Glen Johnson (thigh) and Jon Flanagan (knee) and goalkeeper Brad Jones (thigh) all remain sidelined.

Striker Daniel Sturridge is back in the country but still a fortnight away from a long-awaited return from a thigh problem while defender Kolo Toure is on African Cup of Nations duty with Ivory Coast.

Liverpool striker Balotelli ordered to pay 18 speeding fines

Mario Balotelli could have to pay 10,000 euros. Credit: Press Association.

Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli could have to pay up to 10,000 euros in speeding fines in the Italian region of Bergamo.

Balotelli racked up 18 offences between 2012 and 2013, including driving at up to 200km per hour in a 130km zone, but has thus far not paid them.

The striker told the court of Bergamo that he had not settled the fines, as he was living in Manchester at the time, so did not receive them.

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