Transfer rumours - Liverpool to secure Shaqiri loan, Arsenal want Mulumbu, Heitinga prepares for Everton exit

Shaqiri's opportunities have been limited this season. Photo: PA

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers complained about a lack of squad depth this week and he's looking to solve that problem with a loan deal for one of Bayern Munich's fringe players.

The Reds are confident about securing a loan deal for Bayern Munich's Swiss international Xherdan Shaqiri, who has struggled to secure a starting role in Germany ahead of Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery (Tribunnews)

Arsenal Wenger wants to add some bite to Arsenal's title chasing midfield by offering £5m for West Brom's Youssouf Mulumbu, who impressed against the Gunners earlier this season (Record)

Rene Meulensteen has promised to spend big bucks at Fulham in January to give them hope of avoiding Premier League relegation (Metro)

Manager Roberto Martinez will help defender Johnny Heitinga secure a move away from Everton because he cannot provide the Dutch international with regular first team action at Goodison Park (Sky Sports)

And finally, Man City manager Manuel Pellegrini has ruled out offloading Edin Dzeko in January despite interest from Arsenal and Dortmund (Daily Mail)