Liverpool return to Premier League action today, hoping to get over their Champions League hangover.
The Reds were taught a footballing lesson by Real Madrid on Wednesday night, on an evening which saw two main questions asked.
First – what is going on with the Liverpool defence and when – if ever – is it going to improve?
And secondly – just how long does Mario Balotelli have left to prove himself at the club following another below par performance which was compounded by his outrageous half time shirt swap with Pepe?
A lot of the summer signings made by Brendan Rodgers have yet to hit the ground running, and with the Reds clearly missing Luis Suarez and the injured Daniel Sturridge, Rodgers may be forced back into the transfer market in the hope of putting things right when the January transfer window opens.
Here, we have identified five ‘transfer priorities’ for the Liverpool boss to have a look at this season.