Liverpool may not sign new defenders in January, confirms Klopp

Liverpool have had a difficult 2020-21 campaign as the defending champions have been unable to make a significant impact owing to plenty of injury problems. Even though other Premier League managers have not bought into the complaints made by Jurgen Klopp about the lengthy injury list, there are some key players missing from action for the Reds. The defending champions are without Joe Gomez, Joel Matip, and Virgil van Dijk.

LIVERPOOL TARGET ON TARGET FOR WOLVES

Wolverhampton Wanderers winger Adama Traore produced a moment of brilliance to lead his team into the FA Cup fourth round at the expense of third round opponents Crystal Palace.


The Spanish international scored the only goal of the match as Wolves edged their London opposition to book their place in the next round. Liverpool target Adama Traore scored on 35 minutes to hand the home team a 1-0 win over Crystal Palace during their third round clash in the FA Cup on Friday night. He unleashed an unstoppable strike that Jack Butland had no answer to in the Crystal Palace goal.

FIVE LIVERPOOL PLAYERS OUT OF GAME

Liverpool will miss as many as five players for the Premier League clash with Southampton scheduled to hold at the St. Mary's Stadium on Monday night. The Liverpool quintet of Kostantinos Tsimikas, Virgil Van Dijk, Naby Keita, Joe Gomez and Joel Matip will all miss the Saints clash as a result of various injuries. Centre backs Joe Gomez and Virgil Van Dijk are not expected to play again until the summer, while the other three players could return between now and the end of the season.


New signing Thiago Alcantara joined Liverpool at the start of the season but he has not been able to establish himself in the team due to Covid-19 and injury. The Spaniard missed some games at the start of the season after testing positive for Coronavirus.

SALAH EXTENDS IMPRESSIVE LIVERPOOL RECORD

Liverpool attacker Mohamed Salah has been the talisman for the Mersey side giants since his transfer from Italian capital club AS Roma three years ago and his impressive record at home is key to his status as an important player for the Premier League champions.


He continued that formidablerecord during the latest Liverpool game, ahome clash with Wolverhampton Wanderers. Mohamed Salah scored and provided an assist as Liverpool thumped Wolves 4-0 to secure their biggest victory of the season till date in the Premier League this term.

ALBERT RIERA: WHAT HAPPENED?

On transfer deadline day in the transfer window of the 2008 season, former Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez completed a £9.8 million deal to bring in Albert Riera.


The transfer deal happened to be one of those quiet and unexpected ones that Benitez pulled off during his time as Manager of the Anfield club.
Riera was signed from Spanish side Espanyol after bursting onto the scene with some strings of fine fine performances that attracted loads of suitors battling to secure his signing then. He was popularly known for playing some entertaining football during his time at Espanyol as he bossed the left flank with some excellent play on the wing.

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