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Liverpool keeper Reina calls for summer spending spree

Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina has echoed team-mate Fernando Torres' calls for significant investment in players to make the club title challengers again.

At the weekend, in an interview with the Spanish press, Torres said the club needed to sign four or five quality players in the summer.

He intimated a failure to do so could be interpreted as a lack of ambition and may lead to him considering his long-term future.

Asked how long it could be before Liverpool would have a realistic chance of winning the title the Reina said: "It is not a question I can answer.

"I can talk about the players but not the investment - that is not in our hands.

"But I hope we can compete with these kinds of transfers (by Manchester United and Chelsea) and spend some more money in the market, maybe go toe-to-toe with them.

"All I want and the team want is to be competitive as the others.

"There is nothing apart from winning the league with Liverpool once which makes me feel excited.

"That is a dream to get through and hopefully in a short period of time we will see it come true."

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