No Salah, no Mane - Liverpool need to sign a forward in January as AFCON looms large

 The Reds' failure to add a defender last season cost them and they cannot repeat the same mistakes in the transfer market

We may still be in November, and December is stacked. But it is January which has got Liverpool fans most concerned.

Traditionally, the first month of the year has not been especially kind to Jurgen Klopp and his side. It is where title bids have run off course and where cup dreams have evaporated, where injuries have gripped and form has dipped.

Is history set to repeat itself in 2022?