Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has stressed both he and defender Daniel Agger see the player remaining at the club.
However, the future of Andy Carroll remains less favourable after the Northern Irishman admitted he would prefer to tinker with his preferred way of playing before using the England striker's obvious strengths in the air as a Plan B.
Agger has two years remaining on his contract but has been the subject of two serious enquiries from Barclays Premier League champions Manchester City.
Despite Rodgers admitting a week ago that "every player has his price and we will see where it goes" he insists Agger is one he intends to keep.
"For me there has been no big change. The first point is we don't want to sell him," said Rodgers.
"Secondly, I believe he will be a player who will thrive in this way of working and thirdly he doesn't want to leave - which is a great help as well.
"He is a top player and I want to keep him here. Over the last couple of months we have been...