Rodgers claims no need for January signings to change Liverpool form

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has claimed that he has no current interest in making any signings in January in a bid to turn the club’s woeful form around, according to the Daily Mail.

The Reds, who finished as the league’s runners up last season in agonising fashion, have not been the same team so far and have already lost six games – leaving them 12th in the table and holding less than half of leaders Chelsea’s points total.

Rodgers splashed £113m over the summer in the wake of Luis Suarez’s £75m switch to Barcelona but the majority of his new additions have struggled to settle at Anfield.

But the 41-year-old manager believes the answer to changing the club’s fortunes does not lie with yet more new faces.

He said: “It (buying new players) is not something I am looking at. After the weekend, the focus was not to dwell on that. We have to learn from that and try and get a result here.

“I just need to get us back to a level of confidence that allows you to perform. Losing can be the making of you. You learn from it. That is what we are aiming to do.”

Rodgers has identified a lack of intensity in their play that has disappeared from last season as one of the determining factors in their poor showings recently.

He believes he needs to find a balance in his coaching methods to achieve this – with less time on the training ground to prepare thanks to the added Champions League duties.

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