Liverpool’s collapse in Basel can only be matched by the manner in which some of the Reds in the Transfer Tavern fell off their bar stools late last night after watching Sevilla run ragged.
However, such is the nature of optimism around Anfield under the stewardship of Jurgen Klopp, they don’t look like being disheartened for too long.
In typically efficient fashion from the German coach, the Merseyside giants look to be moving ahead of arch rivals Manchester United in the race for a £15m winger.
According to Portuguese website ZeroZero, they have emerged as favourites to land Braga star Rafa Silva.
The Red Devils were understood to be casting a watchful eye over his situation with Os Arsenalistas after he notched 12 goals and recorded a further eight assists this season.
However, the report claims that Klopp would have no issue in meeting his €20m release clause, equating to around £15m, this summer.
The Reds lack natural wide options, with only Jordon Ibe able to act as a recognised winger in the squad as things stand.
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