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SIX World Cup stars playing their way into Liverpool’s transfer plans

Date: 27th June 2014 at 7:42pm
Written by Daniel Eyre

After the disappointment of losing out on the Premier League title last season, Brendan Rodgers will be planning on a big summer transfer window to get his team over the line next campaign.  Replacements for a leaky defence that cost the Reds will be needed, whilst they will also be looking to build a squad able to handle the exertions of playing midweek Champions League football. This all could be without Luis Suarez too, who is still heavily linked with a move to Barcelona despite his 4-month football ban. With Champions League football back at Anfield next season, Rodgers will need some of the best players in world football to take on Europe's elite teams. With that in mind, who is currently proving they have what it takes to play on the biggest of footballing stages, and staking a claim to earn a transfer to Liverpool? Here are 6 players that are playing their way into Brendan Rodgers' plans. Xherdan Shaqiri Liverpool have been linked with the Bayern Munich winger for a fair few months now, but there never seemed to be talk of any substantial interest being shown by Rodgers and Ian Ayre. But his World Cup performances seem to have changed that. Switzerland's hat-trick hero in their group stage match against Honduras, Shaqiri booked his nation's place in the knockout stage of the World Cup, setting up a thrilling tie against Argentina. The 22-year-old scored a stunning, top-corner curler from outside the box as well as two ... Read More


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