Liverpool supporters have been in fine voice in the Transfer Tavern in recent times after seeing their side return to form with four victories in a row, the latest of which a comfortable 3-0 success over Southampton in the Premier League on Saturday.
Jurgen Klopp’s men went into the international break having easily beaten Huddersfield Town, Maribor, and West Ham, and would have viewed a home clash with Mauricio Pellegrino’s Saints as the perfect chance to record a fourth win on the spin. And they did just that at Anfield on Saturday as a brace from Mohamed Salah as well as a second half Philippe Coutinho strike secured a comprehensive 3-0 victory for Klopp’s side, who remain in fifth place in the Premier League table on goal difference ahead of Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal and Sean Dyche’s Burnley.
Thus, there have been many delighted Liverpudlians in the Tavern this weekend, many of whom are eagerly anticipating their team’s return to Champions League action on Tuesday night, where the Reds will hope to book their place in the last 16 with victory at Spanish outfit Sevilla.
In the meantime though, there has been plenty for those Liverpool fans lining up at the bar to get their teeth into, not least recent reports which suggest that summer target Virgil van Dijk could well be on the move from Saturday’s opponents Southampton in the January window.
The Netherlands international was heavily linked with a move away during the close season and even submitted a transfer request to try and force through a move to Anfield, only for him to remain at St Mary’s beyond the August 31 deadline.
Yet the future of the 26-year-old remains far from certain and reports suggest that he could well leave the South Coast club in January, and were he to indeed make the move to Liverpool, here are TWO other stars who could follow him to Anfield in the New Year…