However, they improved their offer substantially and it was accepted.
But, having given permission for Francis to talk to the interested side, the 24-year-old has been unable to agree personal terms.
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Jose Mourinho has admitted he is in the worst spell of his managerial career.
Liverpool intend to make a swift move to replace sacked manager Brendan Rodgers, with the new man expected to be in place by next week.
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Liverpool sacking Brendan Rodgers on Sunday has brought the number of clubs in the Barclays Premier League with British or
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