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Rickie Lambert

32-Year-Old Forward/Midfielder     Liverpool  Premier


England

Birthdate:  February 16, 1982    Birthplace:  Kirkby, United Kingdom    Nationality:  England    Height:  6' 2"    Weight:  170 lbs    Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed with Liverpool in June 2014.

June 2, 2014    Rickie Lambert News

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Lambert officially signed with Liverpool on Monday, the club's official web site reports.

Lambert moves over from Southampton, where he scored 117 goals in 235 appearances. It's difficult to see him scoring at such a high rate at Anfield, as Luis Suarez, Daniel Sturridge and Raheem Sterling will all presumably be above him on the depth chart.

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Rickie Lambert: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

May 30, 2014

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Liverpool and Southampton agreed to a 4 million transfer fee for Lambert, who is expected to undergo a medical exam on Saturday, reports Sky Sports.

Reports also suggest that personal terms between Liverpool and the player have been agreed upon. Lambert is part of England's World Cup squad and scored 14 times for Southampton last season.

May 29, 2014

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Lambert appears close to a move to Liverpool that could be worth up to 4 million for Southampton, the Liverpool Echo reports.

Lambert is coming off a 13-goal, 10-assist season, making him one of only four players in the Premier League to reach double-digit totals in both categories (Steven Gerrard, Luis Suarez, Wayne Rooney). At 32 years old, he isn't likely on the cusp of a breakout campaign, especially with Luis Suarez, Daniel Sturridge and Raheem Sterling already on the the roster.

May 20, 2014

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Lambert finished the 2013-2014 season with 13 goals and a team-high 10 assists in 37 appearances for Southampton.

Lambert led the Saints with 103 shots attempts (41 on goal) and his 13 goals ranked 11th among forwards in the category. Additionally, only Liverpool's Steven Gerrard and Luis Suarez topped Lambert's total of 10 helpers. As a result, the 32-year-old Lambert was recently named to England's World Cup squad and should be among the top options at striker in fantasy Premier League's next season.

May 12, 2014

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Lambert scored in the 28th minute of Sunday's 1-1 draw against Manchester United.

Lambert finished a routine one-on-one to score Southampton's only goal Sunday. The striker ends this season with an impressive haul of 13 goals and 10 assists. That production has earned the 32-year-old a place in England's World Cup squad this summer.

May 5, 2014

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Lambert came on as a 62nd minute substitute and scored the deciding goal in Southampton's 1-0 win over Swansea City on Saturday.

Lambert pounced in the 90th minute to earn Southampton all three points Saturday. The striker currently sits on 12 goals and 10 assists with one game to play this season.

March 30, 2014

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Lambert produced a goal and an assist in Southampton's 4-0 win over Newcastle on Saturday.

Lambert has now provided an assist in three consecutive games, while scoring two goals over the same span. Those contributions have Lambert presently sitting on an even 10 goals and 10 assists for the season. Even at 32 years old, Lambert continues to impress, as he's now scored at least 10 goals in every professional season since 2003.

March 15, 2014

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Lambert came on for Adam Lallana in the 56th minute, scored a goal in the 57th and then assisted on Jay Rodriguez's goal in the 72nd minute during Southampton's 4-2 win over Norwich City on Saturday.

After scoring two goals and assisting on two others in the first two matches of February, Lambert was silent until Saturday's effort. It was the first time Lambert had not started since New Year's Day, and after that effort, he's unlikely to stay on the bench for long.