Football FanCast has teamed up with the excellent IM Scouting to bring you their expert analysis on five strikers that Liverpool should look to target in January.
Liverpool’s woes this season have been well documented. With the club finally having secured new owners, Anfield boss Roy Hodgson has been quick to pinpoint the need to add to his squad, particularly the purchase of another striker.
Last week, Hodgson bemoaned the lack of front men at the club, saying “A club like Liverpool shouldn’t have to rely on non-specialists like Dirk Kuyt or Ryan Babel ‘doing a job’ up front when they are primarily wide players.
“In training, I can’t have practice games where each team plays a 4-4-2 because I don’t have the front players to do that.”
With Liverpool’s new owner John Henry meeting this week with Hodgson, there is every chance that a variety of names have been mentioned as potential partners for Fernando Torres in attack.
Although it remains unclear how much money Henry and his NESV group will plough into Hodgson’s squad in January, it is likely that the funds won’t be in place to purchase the planet’s top strikers such as Luis Suarez and Edin Dzeko. Nonetheless, there are plenty of other worthwhile and cheaper options who might be available.
IMScouting takes a look at five strikers in that bracket that are worth Liverpool considering