” 1 Jeremy Toulalan in World Cup action for France against Mexico Jeremy Toulalan will not be joining Liverpool this summer, despite new boss Roy Hodgson making him a prime transfer target. The Anfield chief sees the Lyon midfielder as an ideal replacement for Javier Mascherano, who has made it clear he wants to leave the club.
Hodgson was thought to be ready to make a bid for ?12m-rated Toulalan once Argentina captain Mascherano completes his expected move to Inter Milan. Toulalan is a versatile holding midfielder who can also play as a central defender and is highly regarded in France, where he has continually been labelled the successor to Patrick Vieira and Claude Makelele.
But the France international’s agent insists the 26-year-old has no intention of leaving the Ligue 1 side and will reject any advances from Anfield. “”He’s staying at Lyon, that’s all there is to it,”” said Michael Manuello. “”He is not going to Liverpool and he would like to sign a new contract at Lyon.”” ” ” It seems no one is safe from Randy Orton, with the WWE superstar gaining internet notoriety for performing his trademark ‘RKO’ finishing move in the most ludicrous of circumstances. Nicknamed the ‘viper’, Orton has been spotted slithering into shots and ‘delivering’ his finisher, before celebrating. Take a look at the video above and roll around laughing. “