Liverpool will not be buying a Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, a Kylian Mbappe or an Alexandre Lacazette this summer.
Instead, Jurgen Klopp wants to continue with Roberto Firmino as his first-choice centre-forward, with a plethora of attacking midfielders such as Coutinho, Sadio Mane, Adam Lallana and the soon to be signed Mo Salah options in support.
This is according to Chris Bascombe in the Telegraph, who states that while Salah will sign imminently, a blockbuster deal for a new starting forward isn’t on the cards.
Liverpool have already signed Dominic Solanke of course, while Daniel Sturridge, Divock Origi and the returning Danny Ings all provide other options.
In fact, we’re inundated with strikers, but none who we’d necessarily say guarantee us 20 Premier League goals a season.
Sturridge would if he stayed match-fit, but that’s proven something he’s virtually incapable of long-term.
Firmino is fantastic in what he offers the side in terms of defensive contribution and selfless offensive movement, but he simply doesn’t find the back of the net enough.
As a side though, we were only outscored by three teams in the Premier League last term, so as long as Salah injects the goals he bagged in Italy, and Mane and Coutinho continue on their upward goalscoring curve, we should be ok.
(So long as the leaky defence is fixed!)