A new season is merely a week away, and after an active summer at Anfield the harsh memories of last season are becoming more and more distant. Manager Kenny Dalglish has seemingly turned the club's fortunes around and the feeling in the fanbase and among the players is that things are looking up.
Big things are expected in Merseyside this year. Liverpool have spent a lot of money to improve the squad, and the team is looking stronger than it has for a long time.
As for the upcoming season, it is difficult to predict what to expect from a new-look team despite the high expectations. Any prediction anyone makes for the 2011-12 season is bound to be bold. Here are the 15 boldest: