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Five Premier League forwards for Liverpool to sign in January

| 26.12.2014

Liverpool, 12/1 to win the Europa League, with Coral have been considerably light up front for most of the season, with Daniel Sturridge injured, and Mario Balotelli misfiring.

Therefore with a congested fixture schedule over the second half of the campaign, they will need goals, so we have come up with five striker suggestions who they could recruit in the winter window.

Saido Berahino
The Baggies striker recently got called up to the senior England squad for the first time and has been in fantastic form for club West Bromwich Albion. He has hit eight goals this term, and shows remarkable composure in front of goal. Brendan Rodgers could certainly make use of him.

Christian Benteke
Having struck two goals following his return from injury, Benteke has once again captured the attention of a number of clubs. It will need a considerable bid to tempt Aston Villa into selling, though Rodgers could attempt to form a lethal partnership between the Belgian and Sturridge.

Wilfried Bony
Reportedly on a number of manager’s wishlists, the Ivory Coast striker will be heading to the Africa Cup of Nations with his country in the New Year. Liverpool have long been linked to Bony, and if the player decides he wants to leave, manager Garry Monk may have a fight on his hands to keep him.

Diafra Sakho
West Ham United’s Senegalese striker has been magnificent since his move to east London in the summer. His eight goals have helped the Hammers climb to fourth in the Premier League table, and he would do well at Liverpool, should Rodgers register an interest.

Danny Ings
A bit of a wildcard, though Burnley’s frontman has potential. One of the bright sparks of the Clarets’ season so far, should he want to move on, he will have no shortage of suitors, with Newcastle said to be linked recently. Rodgers likes young, English players though, so he may fit the mould.



Matt Haynes

A long-suffering Leeds fan, Matt studied Sports Journalism at university, and has a plethora of multi-industry experience. Having worked on behalf of multiple hedge funds and top-tier investment banks in executive search, he has also had a stint with the BBC and the Press Association. Outside of work, he pursues entrepreneurial activities and likes to keep fit.
Although he has interviewed current England manager Roy Hodgson as well as Rafa Benitez and a number of other names, he is honoured to have spent time in the company of Gordon Banks. Matt enjoys cultivating long-lasting professional and personal relationships, is solution orientated, and supports Coral’s sports content provision.