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Liverpool Linked With Three Attacking Options As January Transfer Window Opens

The January Transfer Window is well and truly open and already, Liverpool have been linked with a number of players.

There are three names who are being linked with us numerous stories and we take a look at them and what they could offer to strengthen our challenge for this year’s Premier League title.

Raul Jimenez

Raul JimenezRaul Jimenez is a 25 year old Mexican forward who currently plies his trade at Benfica. Since joining Benfica from  Atletico Madrid in August 2015, he has scored 20 goals and provided 7 assists in 63 games.

In the 18 games he has played across all competitons this season, he has scored 8 goals and provided 2 assists.

He made his international debut for Mexico in a friendly against Denmark in January 2013 and has since made 48 appearances, scoring 9 goals.

He is currently valued at around £22m and is reported as being a target for the Summer rather than this window.

Quincy Promes

Quincy PromesQuincy Promes, also 25, is a Dutch international winger currently playing in the Russian Premier League with Spartak Moscow.

Since joining Spartak Moscow from FC Twente in 2014, Promes, who can play in any position across the front three has scored 37 goals and provided 20 assists in 78 games in all competitions.

He has scored 6 goals and provided 7 assists in 14 league games so far this season

Promes made his international debut for The Netherlands in March 2014 in a friendly against France and has scored 2 goals  in 16 games. His record for the U21’s was much more impressive as he scored 8 goals in just 9 appearances.

The Dutch international who is reported to be valued at around £20m has been heavily linked with us recently with reports that Georginio Wijnaldum is doing his best to convince his countryman to link up with him at Liverpool.

Emile Forsberg

Emile ForsbergEmile Forsberg is a 25 year old Swedish international winger, currently playing with RB Leipzig in the German Bundesliga.

Since moving to RB Leipzig from Malmo in January 2015 for a fee of £3m, Forsberg has scored 13 goals and provided 20 assists in 64 games.

So far this season he has scored 5 goals and provided 9 assists. Used primarily as a left winger for both club and country, he has also been deployed on the right wing on occasion.

Forsberg made his international debut for Sweden in January 2014 in a friendly against Moldova and has gone on to make 24 appearances, scoring three goals and providing 2 assists along the way.

He is reported to be a target for us this window and is said to be valued at around £5m by his club.



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