Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has unquestionably assembled one of the best looking squads within the Premier League.
The German manager has added to the attacking quality of the side with Sadio Mane arriving from Southampton and Georginio Wijnaldum signing from recently relegated Newcastle.
With the arrival of these two gifted players, Liverpool have now surely got one of the best attacks in the league. However, one of the bigger problems of last season was the defense.
Klopp has managed to bring in some defensive reinforcements this summer, in the shape of Joel Matip and Ragnar Klavan who arrived from the Bundesliga.
The Anfield club will be hoping for an improvement on last season’s 8th place finish. In order to do so however, there is one position which is in need of improvement.
Left back has been a problem position for the Merseyside club for a while now despite it seeming that Alberto Moreno had the position nailed down under Klopp. Moreno produced a number of top performances last season but it seems as though he was never a long term option for Klopp.
Instead, with the numbers increasing in midfield, Klopp has opted to move James Milner from centre midfield to left back. Milner has started two of the three Premier League fixtures so far and he is clearly ahead of Moreno in the pecking order.
The 30-year-old England international has always managed to churn out a decent performance in whatever position he is asked to play but it looks as though left back is one position too many, with Liverpool setting their sights on a replacement.
The man at the top of their list is Austria and Leicester full back Christian Fuchs. The Austrian enjoyed a dream debut season, winning the Premier League with Leicester and becoming one of the integral members of that history making team.
The Sun report that contract talks have stalled between Fuchs and Leicester, putting Liverpool on red alert. The 30-year-old has only one season left on his current contract and Liverpool are looking to take advantage of the current situation at Leicester.
If Klopp manages to bring in Fuchs before the end of the transfer window, Liverpool will be getting a top class player. According to WHOSCORED, the Austrian was the best left back in the league last season achieving a rating of 7.50.
Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri will be hoping to tie Fuchs down to a new contract but a move to a club like Liverpool and a chance to play for a manager like Klopp may prove too hard to turn down if a bid comes in.