Liverpool fans in the Football Transfer Tavern are hoping they can capitalise on the big turn around set to happen at Manchester City after the Daily Mail revealed that the Reds had made Edin Dzeko one of their top targets this summer.
Brendan Rodgers is looking to offload Rickie Lambert, Fabio Borini and Mario Balotelli to help raise funds for the Bosnia and Herzegovina international, because he still has three years remaining on his contract and the Citizens will demand a fee in the region of £25m.
The Reds are desperate to improve their attacking options as they have struggled to score goals without the injured Daniel Sturridge and Luis Suarez.
Danny Ings, Christian Benteke and Stevan Jovetic are also on Rodgers’ shopping but Dzeko, who has a lot of Premier League experience, is his priority.
Punters in the Tavern fear that if they are sacrificing three strikers for one big name, then they may lack depth and competition for places later on in the season.