As Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers tries to prop his skeleton strike force following the departure of Andy Carroll on lean to west Ham, rumours suggest that he may try to bring back former Anfield hit-man Michael Owen who is on a free transfer from Manchester United.
Other clubs belived to also be after Owen include Stoke, Everton and Sunderland.
Another possible target for Liverpool could be the former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba.
Scotland’s Andy Murray cruised into the quarter finals of the US Open at Flushing Meadows with a straight sets win over Canadian Milos Raonic.
In golf, Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy won the Deutsche Bank Championship to strengthen his world number one ranking.