Liverpool latest: Rodgers reveals why ex-Southampton trio should settle quickly

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Liverpool have been active in the transfer market so far this summer, with three players arriving from Premier League rivals Southampton. Centre back Dejan Lovren, playmaker Adam Lallana and striker Rickie Lambert have all joined from the Saints for a combined £50m, and Reds boss Brendan Rodgers believes that they will all fit in perfectly - because the style of play at Anfield is similar to that of Southampton last season.

"I think the advantage of taking them is that they understand how we work," said Rodgers. "All the players we have brought in were done so because of their profile. Southampton played in a really offensive, aggressive way and the players that have come in will adapt that little bit quicker to that. There are obviously pressures. If you're playing for Liverpool, there's a different adaptation altogether, but in terms of the football style, that will make it easier."

Liverpool take on Manchester United in the final of the International Champions Cup in Miami tonight, as the two teams renew their rivalry at Sun Life Stadium. Right back Glen Johnson says that he's looking forward to the game, and he wants to put on a show for the many Reds fans out in Florida.

"When you're at a top club, you need to be playing the best teams because they're the ones you're going to be fighting with throughout the season," said Johnson. "It has been a fantastic pre-season."

"It will be great for the fans and we're certainly looking forward to it. They're a massive club as well so I'm sure the fans will turn up and make it a good night."

Meanwhile, the club are still looking for attacking reinforcements following the collapse of their move for QPR striker Loic Remy. With Luis Suarez gone, Rodgers needs to add even more firepower despite signing Lambert and Benfica winger Lazar Markovic, and Paris Saint-Germain's Ezequiel Lavezzi is reportedly a target.

The 29-year-old Argentina international could be forced out of the French capital if compatriot Angel di Maria joins the club, and reports suggest that Liverpool are lining up an £18.5m move to bring him to England.

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