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Brendan Rodgers insisted he was hopeful of making additions to his Liverpool squad before the transfer window shuts on Thursday night.
The manager said he felt Sunday’s 3-2 defeat to Oldham highlighted the need for further depth to be added to the set-up.
Speaking at his pre-Arsenal news conference, Rodgers said “Yesterday highlighted that when we do change the team around, we don’t quite have that bit of depth yet.
“It was another marker in the fact that we want to develop and improve the group, and that’s something that I’m sure we’ll do over the coming windows.
“There’s no number on it, but we’ll see what we can do before Thursday. If we don’t get everything done that we would want — which we won’t do, that’s the reality — I have always said that it’s going to take a few windows for us to get the squad competitive.
“If we can add another player, if not more, then great. If not, we’ll look in the summer to keep the building process going.”
Meanwhile, asked about the po
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