Liverpool fans have had a frustrating window up to this point and those in the Tavern have watched several clubs reject their approach for key players, most recently RB Leipzig star Naby Keita.
It could be a sign that the Reds are no longer able to attract the most sought-after names in Europe, which has astonished our Liverpool-mad bar man, but this may result in boss Jurgen Klopp exploring the other end of the spectrum, the golden oldies.
The Merseyside giants already have a number of players who fit into that category, with first-teamer James Milner has impressed at Anfield.
Undoubtedly, Liverpool have a very young squad compared to their Premier League rivals and it is time they equalled out the balance between youth and experience, with the club desperately in demand of the latter according to fans by the bar.
Liverpool should secure a surprise swoop for these two over-30 players this summer….