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Liverpool turn attentions to Barcelona star Pedro

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Liverpool are ready to make a move for Barcelona forward Pedro this summer, as manager Brendan Rodgers looks to add more depth to his attack, according to the Daily Mail.

The Reds have been heavily linked with Southampton's Adam Lallana, though no deal is
expected to be completed until after the World Cup. Rodgers is keen to add up to five players to his squad this summer, and has already turned his attention to strengthening other positions.

Pedro would fit perfectly into Liverpool's style of play, and is versatile enough to play anywhere in the attacking line-up, making him the ideal signing. Their attack is already incredibly strong with two world-class strikers in Daniel Sturridge and Luis Suarez, along with playmakers Raheem Sterling and Philippe Coutinho, but Liverpool this season have often seen themselves with a lack of a ‘plan B’ in their team, something Pedro could bring to the side.

The winger will travel to Brazil this summer as part of the Spain squad to defend their World Cup, but hasn't enjoyed the best of seasons at Barcelona in terms of starting games, and faces uncertainty about his future at the club after new manager Luis Enrique was signed. Enrique has revealed that he will be making changes at the club this summer after a trophy-less campaign last season.

He said: "The players must know that you cannot let a year pass at Barca. If they are
not at the level required then there will be changes.

"We will reinforce the team in the best way possible, to be as competitive as possible. There is a market there - teams ask a lot of money for players. You must manage it all. We will reinforce, maybe in all lines of the team, to have the best players for the club and for me.

"I do not want to talk too much about individuals. Good and important players will stay. We will look at everyone and then see what we do. We do not have to make decisions now. We have time.”

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