Liverpool look set to add to their squad before the closure of the January transfer window with Inter Milan's Philippe Coutinho looking likely to be the follow up to Daniel Sturridge, the Reds' only other arrival this month so far.
BBC reports that the two clubs have agreed terms on an £8.5 million deal to see the Brazilian starlet move to Anfield, subject to a medical and a work permit application.
For Reds fans feeling despondent after their team was knocked out of the FA Cup by lowly Oldham Athletic, the capture of Coutinho should do plenty to lift the gloom.
Already capped by the full Brazil senior team at age 20, there is clearly plenty to look forward to seeing from Coutinho when he eventually dons the Red shirt—presuming the move is completed.
Here are five reasons Liverpool supporters should be excited by the signing.