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Fowler urges Liverpool to sign a defender to remain the champion

Fri 15 January 2021 | 15:06

Former Red claims that Liverpool is still expected to win the league but they need to sign a defender.

Liverpool

have been without arguably their best player for most of the season so far.

Van Dijk

is set to miss this season after a horrible injury in the game against Everton earlier this season.

Joe Gomez

, his partner got injured as well and since then Klopp has difficulties with deciding who to play in that position.

Robbie Fowler

, former Red however says Liverpool still is the most expected one to win the Premier League and it is necessary to sign a defender sometimes soon. Speaking exclusively to Goal on whether Liverpool should enter the January transfer market, Fowler said:

"I think, ideally, yes - because of injuries.

"I won't say they are struggling because they are right there. They are still progressing. To win the Premier League is always the toughest. Arsene Wenger, Jose Mourinho, managers who have won the Premier League have always said that the next year is always the hardest.

"People always want to beat the champions. Therefore, they work that little bit harder, run that little bit harder.

"Liverpool are in a great space and they are playing unbelievable football. Eventually, the results will be a little bit better. The championship is still Liverpool's to lose. They are the team to catch.

"Manchester City will run them close - but they probably need someone to come in. For a supporter point of you want your team to be the very best. Jurgen and his staff are certainly looking into it."

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