Liverpool fans in the Football Transfer Tavern have spent the day nursing a hangover after drowning their sorrows following the 1-2 defeat at home to Chelsea.
The result has left Brendan Rodgers side a massive 15 points behind the league leaders, having suffered eight defeats in all competitions already this season.
Rodgers is under the most pressure he has been over the course of his Liverpool career so far, with supporters starting to question a host of the players he brought in during the summer, whilst wholesale changes in Madrid in midweek also damaged his credentials.
Having spent big to sign nine new players in the summer, the Reds boss could be forced back into the transfer market in January if things don’t improve and improve quickly.
Here, we have identified five transfer ‘no-brainers’ for him to consider when that window opens.