Liverpool endured a dismal league campaign in 2011-12 under Kenny Dalglish, but there exists new optimism and hope following the appointment of Brendan Rodgers for the upcoming season.
With over £100 million spent by Dalglish, Rodgers likely faces a rebuilding task under a much tighter budget than his predecessor.
Liverpool need to move to the next level, and that level is getting back into the Champions League.
With clubs such as Liverpool, there are often many names wildly thrown into the ring when it comes to transfer targets. Therefore, it is important to keep an objective and realistic perspective.
Here are six realistic targets that Brendan Rodgers may be able to tempt into donning the red shirt of Liverpool—perhaps England's greatest football team.