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Liverpool To Target Newcastle United Strike Pair In January Transfer Window

St James’ Park duo on Anfield wish-list.

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Newcastle striker Papiss Cisse’s frustration at St James’ Park is being monitored by Tottenham and Liverpool.

The Senegal star came off the bench to score the winner against West Brom yesterday. But he has struggled to repeat last season’s prolific form after losing his starting place.

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers wants to strengthen his strike force in January and find a partner for Luis Suarez.

Rodgers has been linked with Newcastle’s Demba Ba but he has been more of a regular this season so the Reds believe they may have more chance with Cisse.

SOURCE: Daily Mirror

Liverpool do indeed new striking reinforcements and now the Anfield side apparently wants either of the Magpies Senegal internationals to fill the void.

Of the pair one would have thought that Demba Ba was a more realistic proposition given the player’s £7.5m release clause but now it seems that Brendan Rodgers has changed tack and is targeting former Freiburg forward Papiss Cisse.

One would imagine that any hope of landing either Newcastle United star would depend greatly on how Liverpool are faring come January, currently the Merseyside club lie in 12th spot in the Premier League table.

Rodgers has just one fit senior striker at present, Luis Suarez, with Italian Fabio Borini out with a broken foot.

Papiss Cisse has struck 14 goals in 22 Premier League matches for Newcastle United whilst Demba Ba has managed 23 goals in 43 top tier matches since his move to the North-East from West Ham.


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