Liverpool are second at Christmas for the first time in 27 years after an excellent opening half of the Premier League season.
Jurgen Klopp’s men needed a 94th minute winner from Sadio Mane to see off Merseyside rivals Everton on Monday, a result which sent them above Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City into second in the table and six points behind league leaders Chelsea.
The Reds have won 11 of their opening 17 matches, and host Stoke on December 27 before a tricky game against Manchester City at Anfield on New Year’s Eve as they look to close the gap between them and Antonio Conte’s Blues.
Klopp’s men had won one of just four Premier League matches prior to a 3-0 win at Middlesbrough and, although they looked set to drop points at Goodison Park on Monday, their relentless pressure eventually paid off, securing a hugely important three points going into the busy Christmas period.
The Reds are certainly in the title race, but many still feel that Klopp’s side will come up short this season unless he brings in new faces in January.
Thus, here are TWO former Liverpool players who could make a return to Anfield next month…