Date: 6th August 2011 at 2:00pm
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Former Liverpool defender Mark Lawrenson believes that Kenny Dalglish has made the right choices in the transfer market to strengthen the depth of the Reds squad. He wrote in his column for the BBC:

“Questions have been asked about the size of the transfer fees paid by the club and the systems and formations that might be employed by Dalglish but I think the bottom line is that Liverpool are on the way towards establishing the squad strength to get back in the top four. This will have been Dalglish’s top priority.”

Lawro believes that Jordan Henderson especially will merit his £16m price tag:

“With 21-year-old midfielder Henderson, they are buying masses of potential, even though they paid Sunderland £16m for a player whose form faded in the second half of last season. As I understand it, the club’s owners, the Fenway Sports Group, are happy to splash the cash on a player if they get a return for their money and if there is the possibility of good sell-on value. Henderson, an England international, will grow as a player and grow into the club so could be worth £30m in a couple of years. Yes, we are talking potential but Dalglish is a shrewd judge and has clearly seen something he likes very much. All the players Liverpool have signed have yet to reach their peak and their arrival will really up the ante in the dressing room, which is exactly what Dalglish will have wanted.”

Article courtesy of David Tully at Live4Liverpool