Liverpool Football Club has been the most active club in the transfer market. The list of potential transfers includes Asensio, Douglas Costa, Isco, Hart, Casillas, Ryan Sessegnon. With the devastating attack and midfield to match that, the only chink in the Liverpool's battering ram is their defense. The analogy of an AK 47 vs a water gun won’t be far away from actually portraying the actual dissimilarities between attack and defense.
While Liverpool were devastating teams with their frenetic pace and penetration, their defense let them down time and time again conceding silly goals and making fool of their manager, Mignolet, Lovren, Sakho, Moreno all have to share the blame for the horrendous defensive performances they’ve put in the 2016-17 season and they almost let their entire fanbase down. Thanks to their defense, their goal difference was catchable to say the least, and Arsenal of all teams could’ve caught them if not for their final day win at Anfield.
To address the defensive woes, Klopp has targeted Van Dijk for quite some time but now news is emerging that Liverpool has raced ahead. Scroll down to know more
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