Jurgen Klopp is already looking forward to the January transfer window with #Liverpool pushing for a top four finish this season and a potential title challenge. A selection of names have been linked with a move to Anfield with the likes of Mamoud Dahoud, Christian Pulisic and Inaki Williams all tipped for a January move. However according to the Liverpool ECHO, and the reliable James Pearce it is Sparak Moscow winger Quincy Promes who is the top of Klopp's wishlist.

Perfect Mane replacement?

With Danny Ings once again ruled out until the end of the season with a knee injury picked up in last month's #EFL cup win against Tottenham; and Sadio Mane expected to miss the congested January schedule due to AFCON commitments it makes sense for Klopp to seek an attacker in the winter transfer window.

Quick, versatile, skillful and with an eye for goal, Promes fits the Jurgen Klopp profile and already has a friend in the Liverpool side in Dutch international team mate Gini Wijnaldum. With an impressive record of 36 goals and 19 assists in 71 appearances since his move from FC Twente in 2014 and has scored 5 goals in 13 appearances this term as Spartak Moscow sit top of the Russian Premier League. With an remarkable combination of both goals and assists similar to Firmino's 10 goals and 7 assists during his first season at Anfield. His performances have even seen the winger earn praise from Daley Blind "in Russia he is almost always one of the best and I've picked him based on what he shows at this club every week.

He was the second top scorer of the Russian league last year".

Repeat of past failures?

However a move for Promes will be anything but simple as the winger penned a new contract in August tying him to the Russian club until 2021. Also with the club unlikely agreeing to a loan move with the view of a permanent transfer, it could take a figure of around £25 million to convince Spartak Moscow to agree to a January transfer.

Given Liverpool's past record of January transfers, expect this saga to drag on until the closing days of the window with priorities also lying with a potential #Gerrard return. Promes would certainly be considered a direct replacement for the temporarily unavailable Mane with the Dutchman able to operate across the front line and possesses the pace to unlock defences and would could potentially take the #Premier League by storm.