Andre not a target & 3 Reds left out of squad vs. Toulouse – Latest LFC News

The Fluminense midfielder has been heavily linked with Liverpool since the summer after approaches were rebuffed to aid in the Brazilian sides Copa Libertadores run.

They have since lifted the trophy and while Liverpools name continues to be associated with Andre, This Is Anfield understands the club do not intend to join any race for his signature in the January window.

The 22-year-old is admired by Fulham and Arsenal but, as reported by David Lynch, the continued links to Liverpool have left Anfield insiders baffled.

There is a lot that can happen between now and the closing of the January window but plans will not revolve around Andre, to the disappointment of many, no doubt.

He is an exciting young midfielder, but with fee demands rising above 35 million (30m), one can understand why Liverpool will be happy to watch the auction from a distance you just hope hes not one they go back to in a few years time when his value has more than doubled!