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At the time of writing, Darren Bent is frozen out of Paul Lambert's first XI at Aston Villa due to the presence of man-mountain Christian Benteke.
If you're wondering why the former Norwich manager could do such a preposterous thing, please read this explanation and see that it is a fully merited move.
Concerns over Liverpool's scoring abilities have been rife all season long.
The dreaded fifth yellow card was handed to Luis Suarez, meaning he'd miss the trip to West Ham, but Brendan Rodgers' men still managed a 3-2 victory without their star Uruguyan.
Many expect the Anfield club to source a new striker next month.