Brendan Rodgers has expressed his satisfaction at Liverpool's deadline day business, stating that this will go a long way in helping the Reds challenge for a top four spot. The Merseyside club have brought in two defenders in Tiago Llori from Sporting Lisbon and Mamadou Sakho from Paris Saint Germain while completing a loan move for Chelsea winger Victor Moses.
Liverpool have been active this summer, bringing in four players before deadline day, namely Luis Alberto, Iago Aspas, Kolo Toure and Simon Mignolet among others. The Reds are the only team currently with a 100 percent record in the Premier League, winning all their first three games including a 1-0 win over Manchester United at Anfield.
"The window this summer has been very productive for us. Sakho who we've brought in was probably a surprise for many people because he was highly rated at PSG and a French international player. With the likes of him and Tiago Ilori, we've got one eye on now of course - you have to have a sense of the present and what we've got here are some really good centre-halves - but we're trying to build something here. Those two players, especially Sakho, can play in the team now, but we've got one eye on the future as well," Rodgers told Liverpool's Official Website.
Rodgers also praised Moses who he had trained in Chelsea when he was the youth coach there and expects the former Wigan player to take Anfield by storm this season.
"We've got Victor Moses on loan and he's a young player that I've known from when he first came into the country. I had him train with me at Chelsea for a few weeks when I was a youth coach there. He was at Crystal Palace and we wanted to sign him at Chelsea, but he ended up staying at Palace, which was a good move for him because he played in the first team, did very well and then got a move to Wigan," Rodgers explained.
"So I've been aware of Victor for a long time and know his qualities. He's the type of offensive player I like - he's got terrific skill with the ball, is a wonderful technician and can go left side or right side. The crowd will love him because he wants to beat players, but he also has a real work ethic to him. We were delighted he became available at Chelsea because he is a player that can do very well for us," he concluded.
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