Liverpool do not need to sign a midfielder to replace Coutinho, instead, they must sign a quality winger to add depth to their already brilliant offense.
In the current campaign, the Reds have won more league games in the absence of Coutinho than with him in the team. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain impressed big time vs Man City and Klopp has got stars like Lallana, Milner, Wijnaldum, Can and Henderson in the central midfield as well.
Even if Can departs, Keita is going to arrive to strengthen the midfield. However, the Reds lack depth in the attacking third. Sturridge is still there and has got the quality to cover for Firmino but there is no one who can replace Salah and Mane.
In such a scenario, the Reds must sign a star winger and luring someone like Gelson Martins will make Liverpool unstoppable.
Under Klopp, the Merseysiders attack with ferocious speed and Martins will further amplify the pace in their attack.
The 22-year-old star, who has a release clause of $73.5million (via Record), is not just fast but he has also got the trickery and dribbling ability to beat defenders. This season, the Portuguese international has so far scored 9 goals and provided 9 assists in all competitions for Sporting CP, who are currently on top of the Primeira Liga.
Capable of playing effectively on either flank, he can replace the likes of Mane and Salah and Klopp can even utilize him with the African duo in a 4-2-3-1 setup.
In your opinion, should Liverpool splash the cash to sign Martins?
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