By Chris Rowland and Daniel Rhodes.
With the arrivals of Danny Ings, Roberto Firmino, Divock Origi and very likely one other – Benteke, Higuain, a rabbit out of a hat? – there’s more hope of a reversion to 2013/4’s riches rather than last season’s painfully pinched austerity. To balance that there’s the small matter of Raheem Sterling to be resolved.
Remember we’re only featuring players who made at least five competitive starts (an appearance of 45 minutes or more) for the Reds’ first team last season – so no Ings, Origi or Firmino. And Aspas has already been sold to Sevilla for about £5m, so he’s out of the picture too.
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