With the January transfer window just around the corner, reinforcements are on the horizon for Liverpool. Kenny Dalglish will inevitably look to strengthen his squad, as his side look to make a push to return to the Champions League.
One of the names that has been mentioned in rumours regarding who Dalglish may be targeting is that of Mats Hummels.
The 23-year-old German centre-back, who plays for reigning Bundesliga champions Borussia Dortmund, has ripped his way onto the world scene in recent seasons, emerging as one of Europe's better defensive players.
It is crucial Liverpool make a move to sign Hummels in the January window. Here are five reasons why.