Robbie Fowler: 'Rickie Lambert is a magnificent signing'

Southampton's English striker Rickie Lambert passes the ball during the English Premier League football match between Norwich City and Southampton at Carrow Road in Norwich, eastern England on August 31, 2013
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Liverpool legend Robbie Fowler says that Rickie Lambert will be a success at Anfield ahead of his £4m move from Southampton.

Liverpool legend Robbie Fowler has said that Rickie Lambert would be a "magnificent" addition to the club ahead of his £4m move from Southampton.

The 32-year-old will reportedly make the move to his boyhood club after completing a medical on Saturday.

The Reds have acted quickly in their pursuit of Lambert ahead of the World Cup and are believed to have already agreed personal terms on a two-year deal for the England player.

Fowler told The Sun: "For £4m you're getting a recognised striker who scores goals and who can hold balls up. He's what Liverpool need, he's got a little bit of everything."

Liverpool, who missed out on winning the Premier League title by two points last season, have also been linked with Lambert's Southampton teammate Adam Lallana.

Southampton's English midfielder Adam Lallana celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English Premier League football match between Southampton and Tottenham Hotspur at St Mary's Stadium in Southampton, southern England on December 22, 2013
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