Comolli has big summer plans

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Liverpool's new director of football Damien Comolli expects to have a busy summer as the club's owners step up the rebuilding process at Anfield.

Fenway Sports Group sanctioned the £57.8million purchases of Andy Carroll and Luis Suarez in January, their first transfer window since taking over in October. And Comolli, who was heavily involved in those deals and has now has even greater responsibility having been promoted from his role as director of football strategy, believes there will be more arrivals in the close season.

"The owners said from day one they want to improve things and turn things around quickly and I have said the same thing since I arrived, so I expect a busy summer," said the Frenchman, who was appointed by FSG in November while Roy Hodgson was still manager.

"When we prepare for the next season it's difficult to say we work to the January transfer window. We work from summer to summer.


"When the window shuts in September we are preparing for the next summer window, not the one in January because, as people say, usually not much goes on in January.

"We proved that wrong but as soon as it shuts on January 31, we are thinking about the summer and what we are going to do.

"We talk about different targets, about players we thought about in January but couldn't do and keep the scouting team working."

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