Liverpool supporters were in fine voice in the Transfer Tavern over the weekend after seeing their side ease past struggling West Ham 4-1 at the London Stadium, thus moving them up to fifth place in the Premier League table.
Jurgen Klopp’s men went into their clash in East London off the back of successive victories over Huddersfield Town and Maribor, and they started well against the Hammers with goals from Mohamed Salah and Joel Matip giving them a two-goal cushion at half time. And although the hosts got back into it through Manuel Lanzini, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s first Premier League goal of the campaign restored their two-goal advantage less than a minute later, before Salah added some gloss to the scoreline with his second and Liverpool’s fourth 15 minutes from time.
Thus, there was many happy Liverpudlians in the Tavern over the weekend as their side moved above Arsenal into fourth place in the table, although they now have two weeks to wait until they see their team try to extend their good run of form given the forthcoming international break.
Nonetheless, there is still plenty to discuss for those Reds fans lining up at the bar, not least a recent report from The Daily Mirror which suggests that the Merseyside giants are eyeing up a possible move for Manchester City ace David Silva.
The 32-year-old has been magnificent for Pep Guardiola’s side so far this season with seven assists in just 11 Premier League matches, but he has yet to extend his deal at the Etihad Stadium, and with his current contract up in 2019, speculation has been building about a potential move away.
And Klopp’s Liverpool are one side reportedly keen on a move for the Spain international, and if it were to happen in 2018, here are TWO stars who could follow the influential star to Anfield…