Klopp reportedly prioritises strengthening left back options; two players are ideal Liverpool targets

J├╝rgen Klopp celebrating Bundesliga title

Jurgen Klopp reportedly wants to bring a left back to Liverpool.

According to The Mirror, new Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is looking to sign a new left back during the January transfer window.

Klopp, 48, was appointed as Reds boss on Thursday evening, with the German arriving to replace Brendan Rodgers in the Anfield dugout.

The former Borussia Dortmund boss, who won two Bundesliga titles during his time at Signal Iduna Park, will have a tough job on his hands after Liverpool's underwhelming start to the season.

January reinforcements may be needed for Klopp, and The Mirror believe that he has prioritised signing a new left back when the transfer window re-opens, with Alberto Moreno failing to live up to expectations since his 2014 move from Sevilla.

Klopp's success in Germany may mean he will look to return to the Bundesliga to snap up some new players, and two left backs certainly stand out as potential targets.

Koln's Jonas Hector has become a mainstay in Joachim Loew's Germany squad, and the 25-year-old's reputation is growing and growing, having starred over in Germany.

With pace down the left hand side and great delivery in to the box, Hector could be a solution to Liverpool's left back situation for Klopp, who will no doubt be familiar with what Hector can do having managed against him during his time in charge of Dortmund.

If Liverpool and Klopp want to be adventurous and splash out a little more money, there is another left back in the Bundesliga who could fit the bill - Wolfsburg's Ricardo Rodriguez.

The Swiss international, 23, hit he headlines during the 2014 World Cup with his exceptional crossing ability, and he is now known as one of the most attack-minded young full backs in Europe.

Rodriguez would almost certainly cost more than Hector, but Klopp should be looking at both players as he searches for a left back - and there may well be money to spend for the German in the transfer window, something Klopp is seemingly already thinking about.

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