Date: 5th December 2016 at 7:07pm
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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is prepared to splash out £50m in the January window as he prepares his squad for the Premier League run-in.

According to reports from the Daily Express the Reds boss, who has seen his side excel so far in his first full season in charge, is looking to land a double swoop in the winter window for Southampton’s Virgil van Dijk and Celtic’s Moussa Dembele.

Photo: Simon Stacpoole / Offside.

Photo: Simon Stacpoole / Offside.

The former Borussia Dortmund boss saw his side’s defensive frailties on full show as they through away a 3-1 lead at Bournemouth to lose 4-3 to an injury time winner from Cherries defender Nathan Ake.

In order to temper the weakness at the back Klopp is looking to bring in the £30m rated Saints defender, who has continued to impress this season after a strong first term on the south coast.

The German boss is also looking to the Dutchman’s former club Celtic to bring in their free-scoring summer signing Moussa Dembele, for around £20m in order to add to his already potent attacking options.

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