Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has been given permission to splash the cash in the January transfer window in order to resurrect the Reds season. Looking to spend: Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers (Picture: Action Images) Rodgers has endured a difficult start to life at Anfield, helped in no part by the club’s decision to loan Andy Carroll to West Ham without being able to secure a replacement. This left the Reds with just two senior striker on their books, and with Fabio Borini facing a spell on the sidelines with a broken foot, Luis Suarez will be left to carry Liverpool’s sole goal threat. This is a situation Rodgers is keen to remedy, and he has revealed he’s already laying to foundations with the owners to allow Liverpool to launch an assault on the market when it re-opens in the New Year. ‘There are still areas we want to reinforce – and we have to reinforce as soon as we can,’ Rodgers is quoted as saying in the Mail on Sunday. ‘Our best team are comparable to any team in the Premier League. But we’re a very thin squad and we are having to challenge on a lot of fronts. ‘I’ve had good conversations with the owners and they understand where we are at as a team.’
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