Jamie Carragher identifies the signing Liverpool FC need this summer

The Liverpool FC legend would like to see Jurgen Klopp sign an attacking midfielder in the summer

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Liverpool FC boss Jurgen Klopp (Photo: New Balance)

Jamie Carragher believes Liverpool FC need to sign a creative midfielder in the summer transfer window.

The Reds were held to a frustrating 0-0 draw with Everton at Goodison Park on Sunday to drop more points in the Premier League title race.

Mohamed Salah wasted two clear-cut chances to break the deadlock in the Merseyside derby but the Egypt international was unable to make the breakthrough.

Liverpool FC have drawn four of their last eight games in the Premier League to falter in front of goal at a key point in the title race.

Philippe Coutinho moved to FC Barcelona in a £142m deal from Liverpool FC in January 2018 but the Reds haven’t replaced the Brazil international.

Naby Keita was brought into the Merseyside club last summer but the Guinea international is more of a dynamic midfielder rather than a playmaker.

Liverpool FC were close to signing Nabil Fekir last summer but a deal for the France international fell through.

Now, former Liverpool FC defender Carragher believes Klopp needs to sign a playmaker in the summer to add more creativity to the middle of the park.

“There were certain games, like the final of the Champions League, where you looked at the set-up and thought that they lacked just one player,” Carragher told Sky Sports, as quoted by the Daily Mirror.

“They lost Coutinho last January and they never replaced him.

“They tried to replace him with someone from Lyon (Nabil Fekir) but they couldn’t get him.

“Even if Liverpool win the league I still think it is a position that Liverpool need to try and fill.”

Liverpool FC will welcome Burnley to Anfield in their next Premier League game on Sunday.

The Reds signed Fabinho, Keita, Alisson Becker and Xherdan Shaqiri last summer.

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