Having missed out on a top-four finish in the Premier League for the first time since 2016 last season, Liverpool will be determined to return to the upper echelons of the division during 2023/24.
Manager: Jurgen Klopp
Captain: Virgil van Dijk
Top league scorer last season: Mohamed Salah - 19
Last season’s position: 5th
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Alexis Mac Allister (Brighton - £35m)
Dominik Szoboszlai (RB Leipzig - £70m)
Ryan Gravenberch (Bayern Munich - £35m)
Wataru Endo (Stuttgart - £18m)
Leighton Clarkson (Aberdeen - Undisclosed)
James Milner (Brighton - Free)
Naby Keita (Werder Bremen - Free)
Roberto Firmino (Al-Ahli - Free)
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (End of contract)
Jack Bearne (Greenock Morton - Free)
Layton Stewart (Preston - Undisclosed)
Fabio Carvalho (Hull - Loan)
Nathaniel Phillips (Cardiff - Loan)
After accumulating over 90 points and either challenging or winning the Premier League title in three of the previous four seasons, Liverpool were expected to be there or thereabouts at the top of the standings once again during 2022/23.
However, the Reds endured an underwhelming season to say the least, languishing in mid-table for much of the campaign, with their away form causing particular problems.
There was even talk surrounding Jurgen Klopp's future at Anfield at one stage, but the German was able to rally his troops towards the end of season, with Liverpool going on an 11-match unbeaten run that was enough to see them finish fifth, just four points off the top-four positions.
Had the season gone on for a few weeks longer, Liverpool may well have gate-crashed the top four and they will be hoping to build on that positive momentum heading into the new campaign.
Liverpool's minimum aim for the new season will be to return to the Premier League's top four, while after being the main protagonists to Manchester City in three of the last five years, they will hope they can also mount a title challenge.
The club do appear to be in the midst of a transition, with the likes of Jordan Henderson, Fabinho, James Milner, Naby Keita, Roberto Firmino and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain having all moved on.
The Reds have looked to the future with the acquisitions of Dominik Szoboszlai, Alexis Mac Allister and Ryan Gravenberch in midfield, whilst 30-year-old Japan international Wataru Endo has also been brought as more of a defensive-minded option in the engine room.
Klopp's charges have enjoyed a promising first half of the season, with the upgrades to the midfield in the summer proving dividends, and the Reds look set to launch a title charge for the remainder of the campaign.
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