Possible Liverpool lineup for 2014/15 season.
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With the big news breaking today that Liverpool could be closing in on a deal to sign AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli, CaughtOffside looks at how the Italian international could fit into the Reds’ starting lineup this season.
With Brendan Rodgers needing a top quality signing upfront after selling Luis Suarez in a £75m deal to Barcelona, the club may have secured a superb addition of a big-name replacement in Balotelli, who could form an incredible strikeforce alongside Daniel Sturridge, replicating the amazing combination of Sturridge and Suarez last season.
The club have already strengthened in other areas this summer, and have a very strong-looking XI overall. See below for a run-through and how Balotelli could fit in.
Goalkeeper and defence:
In a new-look back four, Spanish youngster Alberto Moreno is a highly exciting signing at left-back for Liverpool after joining the club from Sevilla. On the other side, another promising Spaniard Javier Manquillo could become first choice at right-back ahead of the under-performing Glen Johnson. Dejan Lovren also joined from Southampton earlier this summer and looks likely to become first choice at centre-back alongside Martin Skrtel.