Liverpool transfer analysis: Petr Cech, Karim Benzema and Fabio Coentrao among top targets

A look at what Liverpool need in the January transfer window and who might actually arrive at Anfield

Simon Rice@simonrice
Wednesday 31 December 2014 13:45

Having come so close to the Premier League title last season Liverpool will be bitterly disappointed with the current campaign.

At the half-way stage of the season they're out of the Champions League and nowhere near the top of the table. A top-four finish would be a fantastic achievement now.

But if they're to slot into that final Champions League qualification place they'll need to improve and bringing in a couple of players in January is one way of doing it.

What they need: Can they afford to wait for Daniel Sturridge to regain fitness without adding another striker? Brendan Rodgers will also have to sign a goalkeeper eventually and could do with proper wing-backs.

Top targets: Petr Cech (Chelsea), Sergio Romero (Sampdoria), Fabio Coentrao (Real Madrid).

On the way out? Mario Balotelli (although Rodgers insists not. We shall see).

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