The Reds had lost to Swansea, Southampton, and Wolves, the latter two ending their participation in both the League and FA Cup, and they looked set to lose again when David Luiz gave the visitors the lead with a fine free-kick.
However, Jurgen Klopp’s men responded well in the second half, and Georginio Wijnaldum equalised for the hosts to secure a deserved point against the league leaders, although it means that the Reds remain 10 points behind Antonio Conte’s men, with just 15 games to go.
Klopp’s men have struggled in 2017 thus far, winning just one of their eight games, and have seen themselves go out of both cup competitions as well as reduce their chances of winning the Premier League in the last few weeks.
Many felt that the results would persuade Klopp to dip into the January transfer market and strengthen his squad, and they were linked with many top-quality players during the window.
Yet, the Reds failed to bring anyone in during January, and these were THREE massive deals that Liverpool missed out on last month…
Liverpool are lacking depth in many areas of the squad, and one of those areas is the central midfield department.
The likes of Jordan Henderson and Emre Can have been pretty good this season, but the last few weeks they have struggled to dominate midfields and control games in the same way as earlier on in the campaign.
Thus, another midfielder would have been beneficial to Klopp, and one many they were reportedly linked with was Inter Milan’s Geoffrey Kondogbia, who was reportedly underperformed for the Italian giants this term.
The 23-year-old made just nine appearances for the club in all competitions prior to the New Year, although has since started four of their five matches, of which three have been in Serie A.
It looks like he may have forced his way back into the first team reckoning, and this may have been the reason why Liverpool were unable to get a deal done for a player whom many feel has a big future in the game.