Jurgen Klopp’s first full season in charge at Anfield was met with vast amounts of optimism from Liverpool fans over the summer.
And, based on what we’ve seen so far, they were right to expect a lot from this Reds team.
Klopp’s men are second in the Premier League having won eight of their opening 12 matches, although they were knocked off top spot following their draw at Southampton on Saturday, and then Chelsea’s subsequent win at Middlesbrough on Sunday.
Nonetheless, victories over Antonio Conte’s Blues and Arsenal have demonstrated that Liverpool have what it takes to go toe-to-toe with their title challengers, and in Roberto Firmino, Philippe Coutinho, and Sadio Mane, they’ve got one of the deadliest frontlines in the division.
There are question marks surrounding Liverpool’s defensive capabilities but, in the three games in which they have failed to score this season, they have twice kept a clean sheet, which suggests that they’re not as bad at the back as many believe.
After an excellent start to the season which has seen them scoring goals for fun, many expect Liverpool to be battling for the title come May, but there are some that feel that they will come up short.
Thus, here are TWO La Liga stars Klopp should try and snap up in January…