The Gutter descends into the depths of tabloid transfer tittle-tattle and website waffle. It can be murky down here, but we look to give you our assessment of what might be the flaming torch of truth in the darkness – and what could just be flaming nonsense.

Gareth Roberts is joined by the Liverpool Echo’s Liverpool FC Editor Andy Kelly for a Smith and Jones-style head-to-head about Mamadou Sakho’s problems and possible ins and outs including Jetro Willems, Joao Mario, Jese Rodriguez, Lucas Leiva and Mario Balotelli.

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