The transfer window is a day from opening, but it could not have come at a better time. Liverpool are in need of a quick fix, yes, a quick fix. While it is true that we need to focus on our long term future, it is also imperative that we finish in a respectable position come the end of the season.
The importance of us finishing the season in a top four position, means Champions League football, and with that also brings and immense cash injection. This will no doubt be an added attraction for big name players to come in as well as holding on to the ones we already have, i.e., Pepe Reina,Fernando Torres, Steven Gerrard etc.
Therefore, in order for us to improve our league position significantly we need to improve our squad enormously. In doing that we need experienced quality signings in January. FSG have reiterated the need to bring in younger players, but it is important that these players have the requisite experience needed to make an instant impact at Liverpool F.C. Their stance of building for the future may need revisiting. The future is now.
There are a lot of experience young players of quality been thrown around and if Mr.John Henry insist on keeping Roy Hodgson as Liverpool boss then experience is necessary. The January window for Liverpool FC is not just to build a squad of young talent, it must rather be used to strengthen key areas. If that means to bring in older players who will get the job done, well by all means do.
Regardless of who Damie Comolli decides to bring in this transfer window, it must be players who will make an immediate impact on the team. There are players in my opinion who can and will improve our team and there is no doubt that they can command a place in the current Liverpool first team. Players such as Emmanuel Adebayor; this player has shown what he can do in the Premier League, and still young, may be an excellent foil for Fernando Torres.
Karim Benzema, another young intelligent player with immense quality, if Hodgson and Damien Comolli are serious in using this transfer window as a catalyst to build a strong Liverpool squad then they should look no further than this man. Ashley Young must definitely be considered if the price is right. He clearly has all the abilities to become a Liverpool sensation. He should be considered at the expense of Alberto Aquilani. Robert Huth/Gary Cahill and Wayne Bridge should also be considered to strengthen our susceptible defence.
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