Liverpool remain hopeful of finding a buyer for Raul Meireles.

The Telegraph says Liverpool are prepared to listen to offers for the Portuguese, a £13.7 million signing less than a year ago, despite an impressive first campaign in England, as he is one of the Anfield side's few valuable - but expendable - assets.

Though Inter Milan's interest is thought to have cooled, Fiorentina and Juventus are both monitoring his situation, and his omission from the travelling party suggests the club expect imminent movement.

Liverpool need to sell to continue their signing spree this summer.

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