Even if Liverpool end the season without the Premier League title, the jump from seventh last season to the top four this season and title contenders is a phenomenal leap.

It means Brendan Rodgers should be rewarded with a new contract and a sizeable transfer budget to strengthen his side.

While Liverpool have comfortably been one of the best teams going forward this season, there are areas which the manager will need to address this summer.

Click on Jose Enrique to see the full list of transfer priorities

A first-choice left-back