Liverpool laboured to a disappointing 1-0 defeat at Southampton on Wednesday in the first leg of their League Cup semi-final.
Jurgen Klopp’s men have made a sluggish start to 2017, having drawn with both Sunderland and Plymouth Argyle, and they followed those results up with an equally frustrating display at St Mary’s last night.
Nathan Redmond’s first half strike sealed a deserved win for Claude Puel’s men, but the hosts will be irritated not to be heading into the second leg at Anfield on January 25 with a greater lead, with Reds goalkeeper Loris Karius making several good saves to keep Klopp’s men in the tie.
Nevertheless, Klopp’s men turn their attentions back to the Premier League this weekend when they take on Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday.
The Reds had an excellent first half of the season, which has seen them win 13 of their 20 league games, and go 11 games unbeaten between August and December.
Nonetheless, there may be a few doubts creeping into the squad after their last couple of results, and Klopp may look at those and feel that he needs more reinforcements this month to sustain a title challenge, and potentially win a domestic trophy.
Thus, here are TWO strikers that would be perfect for Liverpool in January…