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Liverpool have not had the best of transfer windows as we lost Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona but we did sign Virgil van Dijk for £75m from Southampton.

The real kicker has been sending out Daniel Sturridge on loan to West Bromwich Albion and many Liverpool fans would want Jurgen Klopp to sign someone but the boss does not want to make any rash signings in the winter window.

Nevertheless, the winter window is still open and here are some players that could be on the move or not.

Danny Ings

The former Burnley man has not scored for us this season and had been linked with moves to Newcastle but Klopp stated that the player is not going anywhere, and was quoted by the ESPN as saying:

“No chance. We will see what happens. There’s no chance Ingsy is on the market tomorrow. Only if I’m unconscious!

“But yeah, maybe something happens, that is possible. We will see.”

With Sturridge gone, we will have to keep hold of Ings as the Englishman and Dominic Solanke are our only cover options for the impressive Roberto Firmino, who scored in our 3-0 win over Swansea.

Lazar Markovic

The Serbian is another player that has not received a lot of game time this season and was expected to join Swansea on a permanent deal but Wolfsburg, who also have Divock Origi on loan are said to be interested in the winger as the Daily Mail reports.

Markovic was also on loan at Hull City last season and with Sporting Lisbon earlier. His future is not at Liverpool, that is a given, and hopefully, he will find the right club and resurrect his career.

 

Emre Can

The German seems set to move to Juventus at the end of the season on a free but he did say, after the win against Huddersfield, that he is still committed to Liverpool and was coy on his move away from Anfield.

“I’ve said 100 times I think, I have a contract here and I’ll give my all but my future is with my agent.”

Klopp also added his points on Can’s future but the former Bayer Leverkusen man seems a goner.

“Sometimes you want to sell a player, sometimes you want to keep a player. But if every player behaves like Emre, that’s fine.”

Quote Source: Mirror

Losing Can would be a big blow for us as he still is young and could become one of the best in the world.

Unfortunately, it seems the window is going to a really quite one and for most Liverpool fans that will be a bit of a downer.

We need to be fighting for a top-four spot and with all our competitors adding quality to their side, our top four chances might have gotten a whole lot tougher.

 

 

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“7-0”, “9-0” – Some Liverpool fans certain of a huge win over Red Star Belgrade

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Liverpool take on Red Star Belgrade in an important Champions League clash on Wednesday. The Reds started the campaign well with a 3-2 win over PSG, however, the loss against Napoli means we have to beat the Serbians.

Red Star won’t be easy to play as they held Napoli to a draw. Playing at home will give us a boost as we look to get the three points.

The Reds’ attack hasn’t clicked this season with Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino not ripping defences for fun.

The Egyptian scored in our narrow win over Huddersfield while Mane and Firmino haven’t scored for a while.

The Liverpool fans were in great spirits ahead of the game, and many believed a big win is on the cards for the Reds.

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Liverpool receive huge injury boost ahead of crunch Red Star Belgrade clash

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Liverpool have been handed a huge boost as Sadio Mane will be fit for the clash against Red Star Belgrade, according to the Liverpool Echo (h/t Express).

The Senegalese forward injured his thumb during the international break and was rested in the 1-0 win over Huddersfield.

The report adds that Jurgen Klopp could have played the former Southampton player against the Terriers. However, the decision was left to Mane and the Reds star decided not to risk it.

Mane underwent successful surgery on his thumb, as per the report, and should be in line to start for the Reds.

Sadio Mane

Liverpool are second in their Champions League group ahead of Paris Saint-Germain on the head-to-head basis.

The Reds cannot afford to drop points against Red Star as our final group games are against PSG and Napoli. Liverpool lost to the Italians a couple of weeks ago, while Red Star held the Serie A club to a draw early on.

Liverpool struggled to score in our previous game as we defeated Huddersfield by a solitary Mohamed Salah goal. Mane should provide us with greater attacking threat and we could see a strong Liverpool team come out on Wednesday.

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Winning the two clashes against Red Star is extremely important and we cannot afford to take these games lightly as our Champions League progression isn’t a guarantee.

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Mane and Firmino to start? – Predicted Liverpool line-up to face Red Star Belgrade

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Liverpool play Red Star Belgrade in the Champions League at Anfield, and we need the three points against the Serbians.

The loss against Napoli in the last CL game makes the two clashes against Red Star extra important. The Reds are in great form in the Premier League and won their last game against Huddersfield.

There are a few injury concerns for the Reds as Jordan Henderson was subbed in the previous game. Jurgen Klopp should tinker with his XI as we should have enough quality to beat the Serbs. It will be an electric atmosphere at Anfield on Wednesday, and here is our predicted line-up for the game.

Predicted Liverpool XI

Formation: 4-3-3

Manager: Jurgen Klopp

Alisson Becker (GK)

The Brazilian must start since he is one of the best in the world. Alisson kept a clean sheet in our last game and would want another shut-out against Red Star.

Trent Alexander-Arnold (RB)

TAA wasn’t played at the weekend, but his attacking runs will be important as we look to breakdown the Red Star defence.

Joe Gomez (CB)

Gomez should be shifted to his preferred central role, as we could rest Virgil van Dijk.

Dejan Lovren (CB)

The Croatian has looked good since returning to the team. Lovren could start in the heart of the defence alongside Gomez.

Alberto Moreno (LB)

Andy Robertson needs a bit of a break. Although Moreno isn’t the most consistent player, he could get a game on Wednesday.

Fabinho (CM)

The Brazilian looked decent in the 1-0 win over Huddersfield and could get a start against Red Star.

Geoginio Wijnaldum & Memphis Depay

Georginio Wijnaldum (CM)

Wijnaldum replaced Hendo in the Huddersfield game and should continue his role in the Liverpool midfield.

Xherdan Shaqiri (CM)

Shaqiri played a deeper role against Huddersfield and could line-up in a similar fashion at Anfield.

Mohamed Salah (RW)

The Egyptian got the only goal of the game against the Terriers, and it would be a surprise if he doesn’t start on Wednesday. Salah could play 60 minutes or so as we look to ensure a win.

Roberto Firmino (ST)

Firmino didn’t start against Huddersfield and came off the bench. The Brazilian hasn’t clicked this season but could do well alongside Salah and Mane.

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Sadio Mane (LW)

The Senegal star could play with a cast on his hand. We haven’t been great in attack, but this game could be the one that sees us score a ton of goals.

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