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Liverpool facing tough test to have any chance of landing important summer target

The Liverpool fans in the Transfer Tavern think that their side is going to need far more than just Mo Salah in order to compete next season…

Last season was a successful one for the Reds, but the next term is likely to be far more difficult. Their return to the Champions League comes with a downside, with fixture congestion set to go through the roof and subsequently make Premier League life far more difficult.

As a result, there is a real need for more bodies at Anfield, and whilst Jurgen Klopp has his eye on a few new players, his quest to sign them is going to be far from easy.

According to the Guardian, Liverpool will have to cough up £70 million in order to land target Naby Keita this summer – with current side RB Leipzig hesitant to let the midfielder go on the cheap.

This could, of course, be somewhat of a dealbreaker for Liverpool, though its still unclear just how desperate the club are to sign him. Whilst Keita was a key player for the German outfit last season, he has just one season at the top under his belt, and so that would be a massive outlay for the Reds given the context.

That being said, his quality last year was clear for all to see, and given that Liverpool need to improve their midfield – a move might still make sense.

Liverpool fans – thoughts?

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