Brendan Rodgers has proved himself to be an astute operator in the transfer market, snapping up several smart acquisitions during his time at Liverpool boss, including the likes of Philippe Coutinho, Daniel Sturridge, Mamadou Sakho and Simon Mignolet.
The Ulsterman is expected to put the coming January transfer window to good use, by further bolstering his squad as the Reds try and assert themselves in the Premier League title race.
As a result, the tabloids are producing their regular reports linking the Merseysiders to countless players of various pedigree and quality across the globe.
In order to separate the wheat from the chaff, and lend the Reds gaffer some advice, we at Football FanCast have made a short list of FIVE of the Anfield outfit’s January targets that they should avoid at all costs. They simply aren’t up to Liverpool’s high standards.