Liverpool supporters have been pretty downbeat in the Transfer Tavern in the last few hours after seeing their side concede a late equaliser to end up drawing 1-1 with Everton in the Merseyside derby at Anfield on Sunday.
Jurgen Klopp’s men went into their clash with the Toffees off the back of three successive victories in all competitions, including a 7-0 thrashing of Spartak Moscow in midweek to book their place in the last 16 of the Champions League. And they looked set for another crucial three points on Sunday as Mohamed Salah gave them the lead at half time, only for defender Dejan Lovren to clumsily foul Dominic Calvert-Lewin in the area 13 minutes from time, from which Wayne Rooney stepped up to slot home the resulting spot-kick to preserve a point for Sam Allardyce’s side.
Subsequently, there have been many deflated Liverpudlians in the Tavern in the last few hours, many of whom haven’t seen their mood improve greatly recently either given recent reports surrounding the future of influential ace Philippe Coutinho.
The 25-year-old was subject of several big money bids from Barcelona during the summer, only for Liverpool to stand firm and reject the lot, yet recent reports suggest that the Reds would be willing to accept an offer of around £120 million for the Brazil international.
And were Barca to indeed launch an offer of that magnitude, here are THREE stars manager Klopp must look to land in January from the £120 million gained from Coutinho’s departure…