Liverpool have signed Raul Meireles for £11.5 million from FC Porto. Raul Meireles showed what he is worth at the World Cup highlighting his passing and goal scoring ability. He may not be a natural replacement for Mascherano as Poulsen is, But he adds depth to the squad and is more similar to Steven Gerrard.
It also seems that with the arrival of Mascherano all but finalized (awaiting medical on monday) the move of Ibrahimovich is on as he Signs for his previous rivals AC Milan. Reported to be for £20 million it is a loss on what they paid for the player only a year ago.