Brendan Rodgers Tips Liverpool For Top Four Spot

Anfield boss believes squad has found right balance.

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Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has expressed his belief that his side are capable of finishing in the top four this season according to

Rodgers claimed that he believes there is better balance in the squad than last year and fully expects his team to be up there pushing for a Champions League qualification spot.

Rodgers claimed that playing in European competition was in the ethos of the club and is what much of their history is built on.

He went on to claim he believes the squad is stronger this season and suggested he has offloaded some of the players who were holding the club back.

In a thinly veiled attack on Andy Carroll, Rodgers claimed there had been a need to get rid of certain players who were having a detrimental impact on the squad, despite earning high wages.

Liverpool have also released club legend Jamie Carragher this summer as well as selling youngster Jonjo Shelvey to Swansea.

Rodgers insisted that the club were moving in the right direction as a result of them bringing in the right profile of player.

Much of Liverpool’s success next season though may depend on their ability to retain Luis Suarez.

The Uruguayan striker has made it clear he wishes to leave Anfield but Liverpool are pulling out all the stops to try and keep him at the club.

One would imagine that whilst qualifying for covered top table of European football it’s unlikely Liverpool would be in the running when it comes to Champions League betting but Brendan Rodgers is clearly looking to achieve some tangible progress after the club’s lengthy lean spell.

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