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Carragher names the two positions Liverpool need to strengthen this summer

Jamie Carragher has revealed the two positions he believes Liverpool need to strengthen this summer.

Jurgen Klopp’s side came agonisingly close to ending their 29-year wait for a league title, finishing just a point behind champions Manchester City.

Former Liverpool defender Carragher, who won seven major honours at the club, believes Klopp should be targeting a full-back and a versatile attacker in the summer window as he bids to improve next season.

“I think we could do with a defender, a full-back who can play both right-back and left-back,” the Reds legend told the Liverpool Echo.

“I don’t think the cover for Trent or Robbo has been at the level we have needed at times. We’ve had to use James Milner and Jordan Henderson there and they do really good jobs, but it’s not like having a proper full-back there.

“We need another attacker on the level of the front three. Not a centre-forward. People are saying we need a striker, but I don’t believe that.

“Another Mane type, maybe a bit younger and up and coming. People talk about the Ajax wide players, I don’t know too much about them other than seeing them in the Champions League.

“But somebody who can play left, right and through the middle, who can move about. So you’d have four players going for three positions. And you’d still have Rhian Brewster coming through and Divock Origi.

“We don’t need a striker because Mane and Salah can play up front, and Firmino is first choice

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