With Southampton adamant that Virgil Van Dijk won’t be leaving the club anytime soon, Liverpool are running short of time to sign a competent defender. Judging by what we saw in their opening day fixture against Watford, one can safely bet that they’re in dire need of defensive reinforcements. Hence, it’s about time the Reds start looking elsewhere in their pursuit to strengthen their beleaguered defence.
We take a look at five players capable of yielding the desired results.
Since joining West Brom in 2010, Craig Dawson has gone on to be an ever present figure for the Baggies. With over 100 Premier League appearances, Dawson is a proven top-flight player.
The English defender will undoubtedly bring a much needed physical presence to Liverpool’s defence.