Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp has a lengthening injury list to deal with at the moment, with Diogo Jota and Curtis Jones the latest players to be added to it.
Xabi Alonso has already given a seal of approval to a top young talent who could follow him to Liverpool. He could end up being an ideal Mohamed Salah successor.
All the latest off-diary Reds news as Paul Gorst brings you the titbits from around Anfield in his Liverpool Notebook
Mohamed Salah could miss the rest of the Africa Cup of Nations through injury but should have a new injury return date in his sights with Liverpool
Long-term Real Madrid target Kylian Mbappe is now the subject of interest from Premier League giants Liverpool as his Paris Saint-Germain contract nears its end
Erling Haaland missed Manchester City’s 2-1 win at Luton Town due to bone stress reaction in his foot but Pep Guardiola is yet to provide clarity on exactly how long the Norwegian striker will be sidelined
Jurgen Klopp address Mohamed Salah’s looming January departure to the Africa Cup of Nations