Liverpool star Raheem Sterling was named the most valuable player under the age of 21 in Europe on Tuesday, reported Sky Sports.
However, with the 20-year-old being linked with a move away from Anfield by The Independent, Reds boss Brendan Rodgers is likely going to have to find a replacement for the winger before long. The 42-year-old has already signed Roberto Firmino this summer, but with the Brazilian more suited to playing centrally here are five other players he could bring in for the wide areas…
5) Theo Walcott, Arsenal
Although the Metro reported last month that the England international was set to sign a new contract with the Gunners, he still hasn’t. This could leave the Reds able to sign the 26-year-old, and his direct running and lightning pace could be exactly what the Merseyside club need to get back in to the Champions League.