Liverpool boss Rodgers pleased with performance of debut boys

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers was pleased with his new boys after their friendly win over Preston.

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers was pleased with his new boys after their friendly win over Preston.

Iago Aspas struck as second-half substitute, as Kolo Toure, Simon Mignolet and Luis Alberto also featured.

"Mignolet was very confident and very composed. He had a great day today.

"Everything he did, he did it well. And he's already integrated really well and I thought he was solid.

"Toure is a very experienced professional. He's been around for a long time and he's a wonderful player.

"He's got great experience and he defends really well. Then in the second half I thought the two boys did really well.

"Alberto fits into the mould of what we're looking to do here.

"We want technically-gifted players who work hard and some of his touches were fantastic.

"He's incisive with his passing and so I'm very pleased with him."

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