Liverpool aim for triple signing - What do they bring?

Ryan Bertrand

Brendan Rodgers is looking to bring Dejan Lovren, Ryan Bertrand and Xherdan Shaqiri to Anfield over the summer

Liverpool are looking to land a sensational triple signing as Brendan Rodgers looks to equip his squad ready for the demands of the Champions League.

The Guardian reports that The Reds are hoping to sign Southampton’s Dejan Lovren, Bayern Munich’s Xherdan Shaqiri and Chelsea’s Ryan Bertrand as they look to add numbers and quality to their first-team.

The signings are not likely to come cheap and with Liverpool also aiming to sign Adam Lallana during the transfer window it suggests that Rodgers will have some considerable financial backing after he has led the club back into the top four.

Lovren is likely to be the signing that Liverpool supporters would crave the most out of the aforementioned trio. The Croatian centre-back has been in fine form in his first season in England, impressing at the heart of Southampton’s defence and being pivotal to their eight placed finish this campaign.

He also plays in an area that Rodgers is known to be seeking additions in and securing the backline will be his main priority over the summer as he looks to steady things up defensively.

That plan is further confirmed by the club’s interest in Bertrand. The young Chelsea left-back was once considered as Ashley Cole’s natural replacement but, despite Cole’s likely departure from Stamford Bridge, he has found first-team chances under Jose Mourinho limited.

Indeed, he spent the back-end of last campaign on loan at Aston Villa and it does appear that has days at Chelsea are limited.

Shaqiri, on the other hand, is wanted to add further quality to Liverpool’s already impressive front-line.

The blisteringly quick winger has all the attributes suited to make himself a success at Anfield and fit in with the style of play that Rodgers demands from his players.

If Liverpool can complete the ambitious swoop it would certainly put them in a good position to not just maintain their Championship League status but improve on last season’s showing in the upcoming campaign.

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