Photos: Benteke battles Gomez, Firmino evades Milner in Liverpool training

All four summer signings were on show at Melwood on Thursday afternoon.

Liverpool's summer signings were once again paraded in front of the photographers' lenses on Thursday afternoon.

Indeed, the Anfield outfit's big-money recruits were on show at Melwood as the likes of Christian Benteke and Roberto Firmino were pictured in training.

Benteke (above) battled a cheaper summer signing in Joe Gomez for the ball in the air. Gomez has shown promise this summer and subsequently been the subject of praise from boss Brendan Rodgers.

Benteke, meanwhile, is likely to be the focal point of Liverpool's play next season, especially if the Reds can utilise his aerial prowess.

Elsewhere, another pair of Liverpool summer signings were snapped in action, as Brazilian playmaker Roberto Firmino evaded former Manchester City midfielder James Milner.

Like Benteke, both should be crucial for the Reds if they are to enjoy Premier League success next term - and Firmino appears to have settled into his training routines well.

The 23-year-old recently attempted a rabona during practice, meaning he is hardly short of confidence, and he continued his pre-season preparations while beating Milner to the ball on Thursday afternoon.

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