Liverpool are handing manager Brendan Rodgers an initial summer transfer budget of £60 million.

The Daily Star Sunday says d being among the European elite means that Rodgers can spend his summer transfer budget of £60MILLION on quality stars to bolster his already impressive squad.

Dnipro's Ukraine winger Yevhen Konoplyanka, 24, will be a £15m target while Real Sociedad's France international forward Antoine Griezmann, 23, has also been identified as a potential £20m buy.

Nearer to home, Southampton winger Adam Lallana, 25, would also cost in the region of £20m, while Cardiff centre-back Steven Caulker, 22, could be available for £7m or less.

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