Liverpool are ready to enter contract talks with Manchester City attacker Craig Bellamy.

The Daily Star says Liverpool remain interested in bringing Bellamy, 32, back to Anfield - four years after he left the club.

Bellamy is being granted a free transfer by ­Manchester City and is likely to seek a two-year deal.

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