Liverpool supporters have been making a lot of noise in the Transfer Tavern in recent days after seeing their side end a great week with a 4-1 hammering of West Ham at the London Stadium, a result which moved the Merseyside giants up to fifth place in the Premier League table.
Jurgen Klopp’s men went into their encounter with the Hammers off the back of victories over Huddersfield Town and Maribor, and first half goals from Mohamed Salah and Joel Matip put them in firm control of proceedings in East London. And although Manuel Lanzini got one back for the hosts ten minutes after the break, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain restored their two-goal cushion almost immediately before Salah netted his second and Liverpool’s fourth 15 minutes from time to complete a comprehensive win.
Thus, there has been a buzz among our resident Liverpudlians such has been their recent return to form, although they were now have to wait two weeks to continue that momentum given the fortnight’s interruption for internationals.
Nonetheless, there is plenty going on to occupy those Reds supporters lining up at the bar, not least if a recent report from El Gol Digital is anything to go by, which suggests that Atletico Madrid are sizing up a move for Salah in the January transfer window.
The 25-year-old has been in wonderful form for Liverpool since making the move from Roma during the summer, having netted 12 goals in just 17 appearances for the Reds, seven of which have come in the Premier League and four in their Champions League group stage campaign.
And Diego Simeone’s Atletico have clearly been impressed with what they’ve seen and are reportedly looking lure the Egypt international to the Spanish capital in the New Year, and if they do just that here are TWO other Liverpool stars who could follow the forward out of Anfield…