Paul Ince believes Liverpool aren’t far from being a real force

The Reds were beaten 1-0 by Manchester United on Sunday.

Speaking to Sky Sports, Paul Ince has said that he believes that Liverpool only need one or two signings to be force in the Premier League.

The Reds were beaten 1-0 by Manchester United on Sunday, the latest in a series of disappointing displays under manager Jurgen Klopp.

The German is expected to try and revamp the squad currently at his disposal, and it is widely believed that they need to improve in a number of areas.

Ince, though, believes that they only need to make one or two signings rather than a complete overhaul to become a real force in the Premier League.

“I don’t think Liverpool are that far away, if you look at the Manchester United game they created lots of chances and they could have won two games,” he told Sky Sports.

“They’re playing some great stuff, they’re pressing high and I like the way Klopp is going about trying to get Liverpool going.”

“It’s a work in progress. If he brings in one or two players next year then think they’ll be a real force.”

The one area Klopp will definitely be looking to improve is the forward department; with it being an area they have struggled in again this season.

Summer signing Christian Benteke has failed to prove his worth to the side, while Daniel Sturridge has once again failed to maintain his fitness on a long-term basis.

The loss to Manchester United was another indication of the area being a problem one for the side, with them having had 19 shots but getting just four on target.

That is not likely to have been missed by Klopp, and he is sure to be looking for another striker in January or the summer.

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