Liverpool supporters have been in great voice in the Transfer Tavern during the international break such was their side’s excellent form prior to the fortnight interruption, with three wins in the space of seven days seriously enhancing their Premier League position as well as their Champions League qualification hopes.
Jurgen Klopp’s men eased past David Wagner’s Huddersfield Town 3-0 at Anfield before comfortably dispatching Maribor by the same scoreline a few days later, a result which took them top of Group E in Europe’s elite competition. And they made it three victories in a week as a brace from Mohamed Salah as well as strikes from Joel Matip and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain secured a 4-1 win at struggling West Ham, a result which moved the Merseyside giants above Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal into fifth place in the Premier League table.
Consequently, there have been many delighted Liverpudlians in the Tavern this week, many of whom are eagerly anticipating their team’s return to Premier League action on Saturday when the Reds host Southampton at Anfield.
In the meantime though, there has been plenty for our resident Liverpool fans to discuss, not least recent reports which suggest that Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Javier Pastore could be available for just £18 million in January.
The 28-year-old has struggled for gametime under Unai Emery this term and as such could look to end his six-year spell in the French capital come the New Year, news which is likely to interest Liverpool given that they have been linked with the midfielder earlier this year.
And should the Reds be able to beat Chelsea and Inter Milan to his signature, here are TWO players who could follow the Argentine to Anfield in January…