Pundit explains what Liverpool must do to get back to their best

Darren Bent believes Joe Gomez’s ‘inconsistent’ performances are hurting Virgil van Dijk, but Liverpool could be at their best next season if they sign a trio in the summer. suggests that it will return to

Jürgen Klopp’s side have struggled to reach the level of last season when they were just two games away from achieving a glorious quad, and Tuesday’s 5-2 loss to Real Madrid put them in the midst of the summer. Calls for more new players have intensified.

Gomes had an unforgettable night against the La Liga giants, but some also criticized our number 4’s performance.

“hello [Van Dijk] Clearly coming back from this injury. Yes, he made a mistake he’s Virgil, but he’s still one of the best center halves in the world,” Bent explained in talkSPORT (via Rousing The Kop). “But when you put someone next to him who is so inconsistent and lacking form, he’s got to do a lot more work trying to cover up for Joe Gomez.

“he [Gomez] appalling [against Real Madrid]So it has to make him incredibly nervous. starting. ”

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We got off to a very good start against Carlo Ancelotti’s team, but as soon as Vinicius gave one back to Vinicius, we lost confidence and looked nervous.

Our defense lacked aggression, but the midfielders were very passive and didn’t help the defense at all. As such, Bent believes strengthening these areas is essential if Liverpool are to return to their best form.

“I think they need to get rid of quite a few of them. I really think Liverpool can fight on all fronts again once they bring in two midfielders and a centre-half,” he added.

Jude Bellingham is the club’s main transfer target coming the summer, but a top-four finish could go a long way in deciding whether the teenager will opt to move to Anfield.

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