Both Daniel Sturridge and Mario Balotelli picked up injuries during the international break…
Liverpool are facing a shortage in both quality and numbers up front right now. The recurrence of Daniel Sturridge’s thigh problem on Tuesday, coupled with Mario Balotelli picking up a hamstring injury while with the Italy national team has left Brendan Rodgers with few options in terms of forwards.
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The only senior players left who can play in the position are Rickie Lambert and Fabio Borini, neither of whom have scored a goal yet this season. So, the 41-year-old could well be on the look out for a new striker in the January window.
Here are five that have already been on the Reds’ transfer list that could interest them…
Saido Berahino, West Brom
The 21-year-old has caught the eye of several major clubs this season with his goalscoring form. He is currently the highest scoring Englishman in the Premier League, netting seven in just eleven appearances. The Reds are supposed to be interested, but the Baggies’ chairman has warned off any suitors.