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Liverpool Boss Brendan Rodgers Warns Simon Mignolet To Shape Up with Valdes Transfer Looming

Rodgers warns ‘keeper to be more aggressive as former Barca star closes in on Anfield move.

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has warned goalkeeper Simon Mignolet to shape up as he continues to keep an eye on the progress of free agent Victor Valdes, the Daily Star reports.

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The Belgian’s performances this season have had the Anfield faithful on the edge of their seats and his slow reactions have often led to some nervy moments during games.

And with Rodgers lining up a possible move for former Barcelona No.1 Valdes in October Mignolet’s place is under serious threat.

The Reds are continuing to monitor Valdes’ recovery from a knee injury with the view of making a move for the 32-year-old in the coming weeks.

And with that in mind Rodgers has called for Mignolet to show more fight in order to keep his place in the side.

“I think Simon is a bit laid back. The key thing is to make sure you are on the front foot and aggressive,” he said.

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