Jurgen Klopp’s attacking options are thin and injuries to any of the established front three would be a cause for concern.
That coupled with Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah’s involvement in the Africa Cup of Nations midway through next season.
Chelsea are thought to be interest in former Red Philippe Coutinho as well as Jadon Sancho.
The Blues face competition from Manchester Unitedfor the latter, although current club Borussia Dortmund are keen to retain his services.
It has forced Willian to seek a new employer, something he resigned himself to in recent weeks.
He told Expediente Futebol: “Really a very beautiful story that I built at this club, I have a very special affection for the fans, for the people who work there and I identified myself a lot here.
“Everyone knows that my contract ends now in a few months, so the renewal is really a difficult thing to happen.
“I think it will be very difficult for me to renew because Chelsea offered me two years, I asked for three and it ended there, we didn’t talk anymore, we didn’t negotiate anymore.”
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