Rodgers ready to rotate Reds

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers admits he is planning to rotate his side in the coming weeks to give 'oxygen' to his fringe players.

Last Updated: 14/11/13 at 15:02 Post Comment

Brendan Rodgers: Liverpool boss ready to rotate his squad

Brendan Rodgers: Liverpool boss ready to rotate his squad

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Rodgers was speaking after the Reds reverted to a 4-3-3 formation for Saturday's 4-0 win over Fulham, with Kolo Toure rested and Daniel Agger joining Martin Srktel at the heart of the defence.

Rodgers says more players will taste first-team action over the busy festive period as the second-placed Reds look to push on from their strong start to the Premier League campaign.

He told the club's official website: "I just decided to change it (on Saturday).

"I have said to the players that between now and January we have one game a week.

"The players are working very well and very hard on a daily basis but I need to give oxygen to some players, so they can see a light at the end of the tunnel.

"It is important that I use the players well.

"Kolo has been sensational since he has been in but Daniel Agger is a top player. I just need to balance the team out when I can."

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