Three new Liverpool signings who may be gone next season

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Question marks remain over three players Liverpool brought in over the summer.

Liverpool were one of the busier teams in the transfer window, but not all of their signings have exactly been 'hits' so far.

Here is a look at three players who may not even be at Anfield next season...

Mario Balotelli

Striker Mario Balotelli has been dreadful since arriving at Liverpool, and is still to score a Premier League goal, in eight starts and 685 minutes of football. 

The £16 million the Reds spent on him is already looking like a questionable purchase having previously been touted as a bargain.

If a decent bid were to come in from a Serie A side, would Liverpool stand in his way? It's hard to imagine they would at this point.

Rickie Lambert

While Balotelli has done nothing with a lot of football, Lambert has barely had a look-in.

The England international's move from Southampton was supposed to be homecoming triumph, but the striker has even fallen behind Fabio Borini in the pecking order, a player the Reds tried to sell in the summer.

Even if a return to the Saints is not on the cards, there won't be a shortage of teams looking to rescue him from his Anfield experience if the situation does not change by the end of the season.

Javier Manquillo

Spanish defender Manquillo is on a two-year loan from Atletico Madrid, yet so far he has not exactly been a regular.

He has made only three Premier League starts of a possible 11, and no substitute appearances. If he continues to sit on the bench, there is a fair chance the La Liga champions decide next summer his future should lie back in Spain, or at a club where he will play more.

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