3. Isco (Real Madrid)
Steven Gerrard is not getting any younger, and even though he might have prolonged his career by dropping into a deeper role in midfield, Liverpool lack the drive and intensity in the opposition half couple with the necessary quality to unlock opposition defenses. Even though Jordan Henderson proves the drive, the quality expected from a top draw Champions League side is somewhat lacking.
This is where the possible signing of Isco will come in really helpful if Liverpool manage to pull it off. He is young player who was the star of Spain’s U21 triumph last summer, but has been unable to secure a starting spot in a very good Real Madrid side, and if Liverpool are able to lure him to Anfield, he could prove to be one of the best pieces of business that the club have managed in recent times.
He has the quality and the vision to unlock defenses and it will be a delight to see him work with the likes of Daniel Sturridge and Luis Suarez . They are both players who make intelligent movement around the opposition penalty box and Isco has the ability to feed them on a regular basis. He also has the skills to take on defenses single handedly, which will provide yet another headache for Premier League, and even European defenses next season.