Liverpool supporters in the Transfer Tavern have again been bemoaning their side’s inability to defend after seeing the Reds throw away a three-goal lead to only draw 3-3 with Sevilla in the Champions League on Tuesday night, thus making them wait to book their place in the knockout stages of the competitions.
Jurgen Klopp’s men went into their clash with the La Liga outfit off the back of four successive victories in all competitions, in which time they only conceded one goal. And they looked on course for a fifth on the spin as a brace from Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane’s fourth of the campaign gave them a 3-0 lead at half time, although things unravelled spectacularly after the break as a Widdam Ben Yedder brace got the hosts right back into it, before Guido Pizarro’s 93rd minute strike sealed a point for the Spanish club, thus preventing Liverpool from securing qualification for the last 16.
Thus, there have been many despondent Reds fans in the Tavern this week, many of whom are trying to put their finger on their side’s recurrent defensive mishaps, mishaps which are threatening to derail their campaign.
In the meantime though, there has been much for our resident Liverpudlians to get their teeth into, not least recent reports suggesting that they are set to go after Paris Saint-Germain winger Julian Draxler in January.
The 24-year-old made the move to the French giants back in January of this year but was unable to inspire Unai Emery’s side to the Ligue 1 title last term, with Monaco proving too strong for the five-times defending champions.
Yet the Germany international hasn’t always been first-choice at the Parc des Princes this term following big money signings during the summer, and as such Liverpool are reportedly keen on bringing the winger to Anfield.
And were Draxler to make the move to Merseyside in January, here are TWO other stars who could follow him to the Premier League giant…
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