The England worldwide has lost his place in the pecking order and is looking for a swift way out in order to improve his chances of going to Russian Federation next summer.
Liverpool have so far refused to accept loan offers for the want-away striker from the likes of Inter Milan and Sevilla in the hope that someone will step forward with cash.
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Raiola's role in the deal has given the agent an insight into how much United are willing to pay for elite players. Mkhitaryan is cup-tied in that competition, so could make his debut against Swansea next week.
The striker has scored 64 goals for the Reds in 133 outings, but he lacks the energy and dynamism to suit the system Liverpool play under manager Jurgen Klopp.
Sevilla reportedly saw one loan offer rejected by Anfield officials, who will only entertain such a deal if it has a compulsory purchase at the end of the switch.
According to Il Messaggero, Roma were given the opportunity to sign Sturridge in light of the news Edin Dzeko could be on his way to Stamford Bridge, but he hasn't exactly convinced them this season he'd be worth taking a gamble on.
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Last week, the USAG announced it was terminating its agreement with Karolyi Ranch in Texas where the USAG National Team trained. USA Gymnastics told the BBC it severed ties with Nassar in 2015 when claims were brought to its attention.
The former Manchester City and Chelsea player has not been able to find a regular spot in Liverpool's starting lineup this season due to the success of Roberto Firmino.
The Liverpool striker's injury problems are well documented and have prevented him from getting an extended run in the Liverpool side over the last two seasons.
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The 2013 shutdown lasted 16 days and cost the economy an estimated $20 billion , according to an estimate from Moody's Analytics. He said he wouldn't be surprised if the government reopens today, but added that it "could go on for several days".