Liverpool’s season so far has been one riddled by inconsistency, both in terms of their defensive discipline and their profligacy in front of goal at times, but for a campaign of undoubted transition, there have been plenty of positives to glean from a year of progress.

Nevertheless, while a top four Premier League push is still on the cards, albeit with lessening odds and a lack of silverware likely, aside from keeping their best players at Anfield over the summer, manager Brendan Rodgers will need to press ahead with investing his resources wisely to make up for the mistakes made this year, but where should he put his money?

Click on Chris Samba to see five transfer solutions for Brendan Rodgers’ side

Christopher Samba QPR defender