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As the Philippe Coutinho saga has finally come to an end, attention has already begun to switch towards players who could potentially come in and replace the Brazilian at Liverpool. Coutinho, as we all know, wanted to move to Barcelona. He wanted to do so in the summer but Liverpool rejected three bids from Barcelona. He wanted to move in the January transfer window and he has finally got his dream move.

With the Brazilian’s sale, the Reds, who have already spent £75million on Virgil van Dijk this transfer window, will now have extra funds at their disposal. Riyad Mahrez is the latest to be linked with us, with French newspaper L’Equipe suggesting that the Reds have made contact with Leicester City over a move for the Algerian star.

Mahrez has been in fine form lately, bringing back memories of that brilliant 2015-16 season in which he was named PFA Player of the Year and helped Leicester to the fairytale Premier League title.

The 26-year-old was close to leaving the King Power Stadium in the summer but stayed put with the Foxes. But due to his sensational form in recent weeks, he has become a subject of interest and Liverpool have expressed a desire to bring him to Anfield.

Besides possessing the pace and the quick-feet to provide a threat from wider areas, Mahrez also offers the invention that Jurgen Klopp has lost in the form of Coutinho.

With 7 goals and 7 assists to his name so far this season, the Algeria international is certainly a capable candidate to try and compensate for the loss of Coutinho’s attacking production.

With rumours linking Mahrez to an Anfield move, this is how the Liverpool fans have reacted on Twitter.

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“We would take Pulisic or Fekir” – Some Liverpool fans want winter signing as journalist shoots down interest in £85m star

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James Pearce of the Liverpool Echo has claimed that the Reds are not interested in launching a bid for Barcelona star Ousmane Dembele in January.

Liverpool have been linked with a massive £85million (h/t Liverpool Echo) deal for the French forward, however, the report claims that Jurgen Klopp is not willing to buy players in January as he believes the team can challenge on all fronts.

The French attacker joined the Catalan giants from Borussia Dortmund for a fee of £135million (h/t Liverpool Echo), but injuries have hurt his progress at Barcelona.

Pearce did believe that Klopp could spend in the winter window only if we are dealt with a number of injuries.

Liverpool are second in the Premier League and have a decent chance of making it out of their Champions League group too.

However, some fans were not happy with the report from Pearce and wanted the club to sign an attacking midfielder in the winter window.

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Liverpool target doesn’t rule out moving to the Premier League in the future

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Christian Pulisic hasn’t ruled out playing in the Premier League someday. The American is one of the best youngsters in the Bundesliga and was brought to Borussia Dortmund by Jurgen Klopp.

The Express reports that Liverpool have been linked with a move for the 20-year-old.

Pulisic was quoted by the Express as saying:

“England, the Premier League, is a league where lots of kids dream of playing.

“So there is no reason why maybe one day I won’t play here.”

The Express adds that Klopp bid £11million for the American in 2016 but Dortmund rejected that offer. Pulisic has helped the club to the top of the Bundesliga this season and has two goals and two assists.

The report adds that Manchester United are also interested in the 20-year-old, and could rival any bid made by the Anfield giants.

The American added that he is enjoying his season with the Germans and knows that tabloid tales are part of the game.

Pulisic would be a wonderful addition to the team, and the youngster can play in a number of positions in the attacking third.

Read more: “It is not easy but I’m trying” – Liverpool star opens up about huge price tag and how he wants to improve

The 20-year-old would not come on the cheap, however, Klopp can make the American better at Anfield. It will be interesting to see what happens in the winter window, and if we get Pulisic, it would be the blockbuster deal of the January window,

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“Looks sad, unwilling”, “Cheer up mate” – Some Liverpool fans believe star attacker is unhappy playing for national side

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Mohamed Salah was recently in the news after being caught wearing a Playboy shirt. While many commented on his style, the Egyptian posted yet another image before the international break.

Salah is set to play for Egypt in an African Cup of Nations qualifier against Tunisia on Friday, and the pressure would be on the Liverpool man to get the three points for the Pharaohs.

The Liverpool attacker shared an image suggesting he was ready to play for the national side.

However, some of his Twitter followers weren’t happy with the picture he selected and believed the 26-year-old was unhappy playing for the Pharaohs.

Salah has been exceptional for club and country in recent years with Egypt making it to the World Cup in the summer.

The Reds reached the Champions League final but Salah had to be subbed after 30 minutes due to an injury.

The 26-year-old has 11 goals for club and country this season and will be important for both sides throughout the campaign.

However, the fans weren’t letting go of the picture easily, and here are some of their reactions from Twitter.

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