So it's official. After weeks of speculation, Liverpool missed out on Armenian international Henrikh Mkhitaryan.
To make matters worse, he "dazzled" in his debut for Borussia Dortmund with a goal and an assist. It appears that for at least the immediate future, the Kop will be left to ponder what could have been.
However, life on Merseyside must go on. With Mkhitaryan out of the picture, and Suarez possibly on his way out, Liverpool must look to a few alternatives to improve their offense.
Here are a few ideas.