As the transfer window approaches, there are plenty of players linked with moves to Liverpool as Brendan Rodgers continues to rebuild the Premier League side. One position that has received a certain amount of attention in the press is that of the goalkeeper.
Currently playing for Birmingham City in the Championship, Butland has one full England cap to his name and appeared for Team GB at the 2012 London Olympics.
He was first linked with a move to Anfield in the summer, and now is again a reported target.
Butland is a quality young keeper, but Liverpool doesn't need to make this move at this stage.
Here are the reasons why it is unlikely to go ahead in January.