Southampton beat Liverpool 1-0 in the first leg of their League Cup semi-final on Wednesday to get back to winning ways after a tricky few weeks.
Claude Puel’s side were seventh in the Premier League after beating Bournemouth 3-1 back on December 18, but since then they have lost all three league matches, and were unable to get past Championship side Norwich in the third round of the FA Cup last weekend.
Nonetheless, the Saints produced a dominant display to get the better of Jurgen Klopp’s Reds at St Mary’s, with Nathan Redmond’s first half goal enough to give Puel’s men an advantage going into the second leg at Anfield in a fortnight’s time.
Puel’s men may have had a troublesome few weeks, but they are still tenth in the Premier League having won six and drawn six of their 20 league games, and are nine points clear of the bottom three.
However, Saints boss Puel is likely to want reinforcements in the January window to secure a fourth consecutive top half finish in the Premier League, so here are TWO strikers that would be perfect for the Saints this month…