Liverpool FC: 5 Realistic Options to Solve Brendan Rodgers' Goalscoring Crisis

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Liverpool FC: 5 Realistic Options to Solve Brendan Rodgers' Goalscoring Crisis
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Over the past 18 months, Liverpool Football Club has become notorious for the unit's inability to score.

The Reds scored just 47 goals in 38 games last season, and despite firing 14 shots Ben Foster's way, were unable to score in the season-opening 3-0 defeat to West Bromwich Albion.  

New manager Brendan Rodgers has already made three signings (Fabio Borini, £10.5 million, Joe Allen, £15 million, Oussama Assaidi, £2.9 million) designed to boost the team's offensive talents, but, while this year's sample size is small, the hole that has been open since Fernando Torres joined Chelsea for £50 million a year and a half ago appears to be as unfilled as ever.

In Rodgers' new system, the club will operate under a 4-3-3 formation. Ideally, this will see Borini on the left flank with Luis Suarez roaming from the right.

But who plays in the middle? Here are five options.

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