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Liverpool registered four PL wins on the trot to end 2016 on a high. However, in the New Year, they have failed to win even a single league game and have dropped points against relegation threatened teams like Sunderland and Swansea.
Things have been negative at Anfield lately and manager Jurgen Klopp has demanded a positive reaction from his players.
Moreover, the supporters will be delighted that the Reds have moved this week and opened talks to seal a new deal with star playmaker Philippe Coutinho (The Telegraph).
The 24-year-old Samba star, who currently earns £75,000-a-week (Star), has been fantastic for the Merseysiders this season and deserves a fresh contract.
Overall, in 18 appearances for Liverpool, the former Inter Milan playmaker has directly contributed in 13 goals (6 goals and 7 assists) this season.
The Telegraph have not mentioned any terms of the contract that Liverpool want to agree with Coutinho. However, last month, Daily Star confirmed that the Reds are looking to make him the highest paid player at the club by agreeing a deal worth £150,000-a-week, £7.8million-a-year ($9.8million-a-year).
As far as the transfers are concerned, Liverpool still lack depth in key departments and Klopp must reinforce his squad before the winter window closes next week.