3 Players Liverpool should target in January

Potential Liverpool Targets ahead of the January Transfer Market. Depth is needed and business is to be made in Northern England.
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As the 2023 calendar year comes to an end, Liverpool have a lot to inquire about starting in January. With a potential top 4 spot locked up before the New year, faults are had and business needs to be made. 

In the summer, the main focus was the rebuild of the Midfield. With veterans departing, the influx of youth and gamers was needed.

Summer midfield transfers:

Wataru Endo: 16 matches: 2 goals

Alexis Mac Allister: 17 matches: 1 goal + 1 assist

Dominik Szoboszlai: 19 matches: 2 Goals + 2 assist

Ryan Gravenberch: 15 matches: 2 goals 

Macca and Szobo are regular starters with Gravenberch owning the high prized potential. Yet, more is needed. To beat Manchester City and Arsenal, depth is needed. Both clubs have exceptional depth with world class players all over.

3 key transfers Liverpool need in January

Andre (Fluminese): The Brazilian midfielder is a bully on the pitch. At only 22 years old, Andre has become Klopp’s most interesting possible transfer, as a deal was almost made in the summer to bring him to Anfield.

As a natural number 6, his versatility and composure make him an interesting transfer for Liverpool. Andre possesses a passing accuracy of almost 95%, a necessity to the Klopp style. Recently, Andre started a friendly against Argentina in a rival game for Brazil, a boost of Confidence to start for your country against its rival. 

Comparison: Enzo Fernandez, Bruno Guimaraes

Potential fee: 35-45 million

Goncalo Inacio (Sporting CP): As the depth of Liverpool’s Center backs depends on the young Jarell Quansah, a move is needed in January.

Profoundly known as one of Portugal's prized youngsters, next to Benfica star Antonio Silva, Inacio portrays tremendous composure and versatility. At 6 '1 and 22 years old, his natural feel of the game along with his ability to play defensive midfielder is a tremendous asset to any team.

Liverpool have built a fast backline and with the purchase of Inacio from Sporting, Liverpool will get much faster. He is a player that would fit the system seamlessly.

Comparison: John Stones, Eder Militao

Potential fee: 50-60 million

Jeremie Frimpong (Bayer Leverkusen) : With Trent Alexander-Arnold becoming a more central figure for Liverpool, a move to defensive midfielder has been keen on Klopp’s mind.

As a result, fullback depth is a concern. Frimpong fits the exact style that is attracted to Anfield. Dubbed a right-wingback, Frimpong has 4 goals and 5 assists for Xabi Alonso’s Bayer Leverkusen.

His tremendous pace and work rate make him a high target for many world class teams. At only 22 years old, Frimpong could be causing rampage down the right side for years to come.

Comparison: Achraf Hakimi 

Potential fee: 60-80 million