The Ivory Coast international may be 32 but he may well provide the ideal replacement for the recently-retired Jamie Carragher.
"Kolo introduced himself to the crowd when he jumped about seven foot five in the first couple of minutes of the game - it was a wonderful leap and I think you could see his energy and enthusiasm," said Rodgers.
"When we lost Jamie Carragher last year, we were losing real experience - but Kolo comes in and offers that. He was excellent."
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