Rodgers wants to strengthen midfield and defence.
Liverpool are ready to spend £74m this summer – as boss Brendan Rodgers eyes a sustained period of dominance for his exciting side.
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After finishing seventh in the Premier League last season, Rodgers’ Reds are locked in a three-way battle with Chelsea and Man City for the title this term, while Champions League football next season is all but guaranteed.
The Northern Irishman wants to spend big this summer and will be rewarded for the club’s progress with a hefty kitty, according to CaughtOffside.
Rodgers is keen to sign Southampton duo Adam Lallana and Morgan Schneiderlin to boost his midfield options and is ready to take advantage of Saints’ financial issues with a £35m bid for the pair.
Former charges Ashley Williams, the Swansea centre-half who Rodgers managed at the Liberty Stadium, and Gylfi Sigurdsson of Spurs are also on Liverpool’s wish-list, while a renewed bid for Yevhen Konoplyanka is expected as soon as the window re-opens.
The Ukraine international winger almost joined Liverpool from Dnipro on January transfer deadline day but the move broke down at the eleventh hour.
Williams is expected to allowed to leave Swansea for £12m, while Sigurdsson, who played under Rodgers on loan at Swansea in 2011/12 season, faces an uncertain future at White Hart Lane given the form of summer signing signing Christian Eriksen and boss Tim Sherwood’s promise to recall Lewis Holtby, Jake Livermore and Tom Carroll from their loan spells in the summer.