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LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Boxing Day, Saturday, December 26, 2015: Liverpool's Nathaniel Clyne in action against Leicester City's Riyad Mahrez during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Will bargain signings soon be a thing of the past in modern football?

Liverpool have assembled a sizeable number of young midfielders in their current squad.

Jurgen Klopp will welcome an old adversary to the Premier League next season, with Pep Guardiola named as the next Man City manager.

With Deadline Day upon us, we take a look at Liverpool's 10 most notable pieces of business.
STEVENAGE, ENGLAND - Friday, October 23, 2015: Liverpool's manager Michael Beale during the Under 21 FA Premier League match against Tottenham Hotspur at the Lamex Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool under-21s boss Michael Beale speaks to This Is Anfield about youth development and how the club benefit from the loan system.

We take a look at the Reds' temporary signings since 2000.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, March 8, 2015: The FA Cup trophy on display before the FA Cup 6th Round Quarter-Final match between Liverpool and Blackburn Rovers at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

With Liverpool's FA Cup clash at Exeter City approaching, we look at how the Reds fared in their last five games at this stage of the competition.
SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - Wednesday, December 30, 2015: Liverpool's Christian Benteke celebrates scoring the first goal against Sunderland during the Premier League match at the Stadium of Light. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

We take a numerical look at the Reds fortunes over the last 12 months.
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - Saturday, January 17, 2015: Liverpool's Rickie Lambert celebrates scoring the second goal against Aston Villa during the Premier League match at Villa Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Our favourite photos from Liverpool FC this past year.
LIEGE, BELGIUM - Tuesday, August 12, 2008: Liverpool's manager Rafael Benitez and captain Steven Gerrard MBE during a training session ahead of the UEFA Champions League 3rd Qualifying Round match against Royal Standard de Lie?ge at the Stade Maurice Dufrasne. (Photo by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

It's exactly a decade since Liverpool lost in the 2005 World Club Cup Final.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, January 6, 1996: Liverpool's John Barnes in action against Rochdale during the FA Cup 3rd Round match at Anfield. (Photo by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

When Liverpool take on Watford at Vicarage Lane on Sunday afternoon, the stands will be filled with tales of the great John Barnes.
Watford, England - Saturday, January 13, 2007: Liverpool's Peter Crouch celebrates scoring the third goal, his second, against Watford during the Premiership match at Vicarage Road. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool face Watford on Sunday, in what is the first meeting between the two sides in almost nine years.

Chris Williams went to watch two games in Germany last weekend, finding the whole experience a world away from what the matchgoing fan is served up in England.

What's it like to work in the national media and get the opportunity to write about the club you support?

Leo Moynihan visits Carragher's Bar in New York and finds a little part of Liverpool tucked away among the Big Apple.

Liverpool kicked off the 2015/16 season with a new kit manufacturer, with New Balance the latest in a long line to showcase the Liver bird.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, November 8, 2015: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp before the Premier League match against Crystal Palace at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

As it’s the international break, we’ve taken to Football Manager 2016 to divine the four-year fortunes of Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool.
Liverpool, England - Wednesday, November 27th, 1996: Liverpool's Steve McManaman celebrates scoring the opening goal with team-mate Robbie Fowler during the 4-2 victory over Arsenal during the 4th Round of the League Cup at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

It is exactly 19 years since Liverpool picked up all three points away to Leeds United.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, October 21, 2015: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp during a training session at Melwood Training Ground ahead of the UEFA Europa League Group Stage Group B match against FC Rubin Kazan. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

John Barnes says the door is wide open for the Reds to finish in the top four this season, and new boss Jurgen Klopp should prioritise the league over the European league.

Ahead of Liverpool's Europa League clash with Rubin Kazan on Thursday, we spoke to Russian football expert Toke Theilade to get the lowdown.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Saturday, October 17, 2015: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp during the Premier League match against Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Kloppaganda)

We take a look at Jurgen Klopp’s managerial record on the European stage.

We spoke to Paul Manning, who along with others, is hoping to address those problems with the advent of City of Liverpool FC.
13.09.2011, Signal Iduna Park, Dortmund, GER, UEFA CL, Gruppe F, Borussia Dortmund (GER) vs Arsenal London (ENG), im Bild..J¸rgen Klopp (Trainer Dortmund) (L) und Zeljko Buvac (Co-Trainer Dortmund) (R) ..// during the UEFA CL, group F, Borussia Dortmund (GER) vs Arsenal London on 2011/09/13, at Signal Iduna Park, Dortmund, Germany. EXPA Pictures © 2011, PhotoCredit: EXPA/ nph/ Mueller ****** out of GER / CRO / BEL ******

With Jurgen Klopp set to be announced as Liverpool manager this week, we spoke to Borussia Dortmund and Bundesliga expert Stefan Bienkowski.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, May 11, 2014: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers after the final game of the season, a 2-1 victory over Newcastle United, during the Premiership match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

As Brendan Rodgers’ Liverpool tenure comes to an end, we take a numerical look at his time in charge at Anfield.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, September 13, 2014: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers looks dejected as his side lose 1-0 at home to Aston Villa during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Brendan Rodgers' position as Liverpool manager could come under further scrutiny in the coming weeks with six very tough fixtures ahead.
BORDEAUX, FRANCE - Wednesday, September 16, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers during a press conference ahead of the UEFA Europa League Group Stage Group B match against FC Girondins de Bordeaux at the Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool's Europa League campaign gets underway in Bordeaux on Thursday.
COVENTRY, ENGLAND - Saturday, April 6, 1996: Liverpool's manager Roy Evans against Coventry City during the Premiership match at Highfield Road. Coventry won 1-0. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Former boss Roy Evans says Liverpool have been too predictable and negative in their opening four games.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Sunday, October 5, 2008: Liverpool's Dirk Kuyt celebrates scoring the winning third goal in injury time against Manchester City during the Premiership match at the City of Manchester Stadium. (Photo by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

We take a look at which ex-Reds could feature in a Liverpool Cult Hero XI.

Allan Rodrigues de Souza's move to Liverpool was sealed at the end of the summer transfer window, and here Jack Lusby profiles the youngster.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Sunday, August 30, 2015: Manchester City's Nikita Parris and Liverpool's Lucy Staniforth during the FA Women's Super League match at the Manchester City Academy Stadium. (Pic by Paul Currie/Propaganda)

Matt Beard's Liverpool Ladies enjoyed an upturn in form during the month of August.