Publicerar ett litet inlägg om vad Rodgers sa om den nuvarande truppen samt potentiella nyförvärv på dagens presskonferens och exklusiva intervju med Liverpools hemsida.

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Från presskonferensen:

”There are some talented players here but there is no doubt that to get the team to play how I want to play I’ll need to bring in other players.

”To play the offensive, attacking football we did at Swansea we had to make changes in terms of recruitment. It’s the same here.

”The principle of your game is based on your players. What we need to do is make a number of adjustments and bring in players for key positions that will allow us to play that way.

”I don’t think it is a total rebuild but it is going to take a bit of time. That’s the reality. It is going to take a lot of hard work to play this way.”

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Från intervjun med Liverpools hemsida:

”There is a fantastic squad here, some terrific players, but there is no doubt I’ll need to make maybe two, three or four additions to try and get that flow – and it will take time to put that in place.”

På frågan om han har pratat med ägarna om transferbudgeten: ”Yes. There is money to spend. We haven’t got the wheelbarrow overflowing. It’s not falling out over the edges but there is money to spend. There are some terrific players here and big talents and I want to help improve them as players and as people. There will be some additions to improve and improve our way of playing as well.”

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The Independent om Liverpools budget: ”Though Liverpool must work to avoid falling short of the financial losses permissible under Uefa’s first Financial Fair Play monitoring period, the club also said they did not need to sell to buy. A budget of around £30m is expected to be at Rodgers’ disposal.”