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Benedikt Howedes of Germany during the UEFA Euro 2016 round of 16 match between Germany and Slovakia on June 26, 2016 at the stade Pierre-Mauloy in Lille, France. ( VI Images/VI Images/PA Images)

Why Liverpool should be looking to sign Benedikt Howedes

02.09.2011, Veltins Arena, Gelsenkrichen, GER, UEFA EURO 2012 Qualifikation, Deutschland (GER) vs Oesterreich (AUT), im Bild ...Benedikt Hˆwedes / Hoewedes (Deutschland , Schalke 04). // during the UEFA Euro 2012 qualifying round Germany vs Austria at Veltins Arena, Gelsenkirchen 2011-09-02 EXPA Pictures © 2011, PhotoCredit: EXPA/ nph/ Mueller ****** out of GER / CRO / BEL ******

5 centre-back options for injury-hit Liverpool this January

With Liverpool struggling with a number of injuries to their centre-back ranks this January, Jurgen Klopp may need to turn to the transfer market.

02.09.2011, Veltins Arena, Gelsenkrichen, GER, UEFA EURO 2012 Qualifikation, Deutschland (GER) vs Oesterreich (AUT), im Bild ...Benedikt Hˆwedes / Hoewedes (Deutschland , Schalke 04). // during the UEFA Euro 2012 qualifying round Germany vs Austria at Veltins Arena, Gelsenkirchen 2011-09-02 EXPA Pictures © 2011, PhotoCredit: EXPA/ nph/ Mueller ****** out of GER / CRO / BEL ******

Benedikt Howedes hints at Premier League move, names Liverpool as “interesting”

Schalke 04 defender Benedikt Howedes has discussed a future move to the Premier League, labelling Liverpool as an “interesting” club.

02.09.2011, Veltins Arena, Gelsenkrichen, GER, UEFA EURO 2012 Qualifikation, Deutschland (GER) vs Oesterreich (AUT), im Bild ...Benedikt Hˆwedes / Hoewedes (Deutschland , Schalke 04). // during the UEFA Euro 2012 qualifying round Germany vs Austria at Veltins Arena, Gelsenkirchen 2011-09-02 EXPA Pictures © 2011, PhotoCredit: EXPA/ nph/ Mueller ****** out of GER / CRO / BEL ******

6 potential replacements for Martin Skrtel if defender leaves Liverpool this summer

Karl Matchett continues his look at the potential departure of Martin Skrtel this summer, with six potential replacements for the long-serving Slovakian centre-back.

Scouting the long-term partner for Mamadou Sakho