As it stands, Liverpool are in 12th place in the English Premier League, with 22 points (five wins, seven draws and five losses) from 17 games and a tidy goal difference of 0. Which puts the Reds seven points behind Tottenham Hotspur in fourth place, and five behind Everton in fifth.
That’s the reality, and—surprise, surprise—it’s right in the middle between the post-Aston Villa critics and the post-West Ham plaudits.
Just as Liverpool are right in the middle of the league table. Just as they still are right in the middle of a fight to finish in the Top Six.
As the saying goes, Liverpool are in the midst of a transitional period, which makes 2013 a pivotal year in the recent history of the Reds.
Here are 10 bold predictions for Liverpool in 2013—and, as usual, have your say in the comments below.