Liverpool are expected to make a huge statement in the summer transfer window. The runaway league leaders will splash the cash in the summer, as they bid to build on their success, and try to keep up with other European elite teams.

The club have made two additions all through the season. They signed goalkeeper Adrian on a free transfer from West Ham in the summer. The Spaniard was the only arrival last summer. They added the second player during the winter transfer window. Takumi Minamino joined from RB Salzburg. The Japanese international started his career in Japanese football with Cerezo Osaka before making the move to European football. He moved to Austria with RB Salzburg in 2015. He left the Austrian Champions after 5 years to join Liverpool. The Japanese was the only outfield player to join the club since last summer.

Liverpool have identified top priority for the summer. Wolverhampton midfielder Ruben Neves has been identified as a target during the next transfer. Wolves first signed Ruben Neves back in 2017, paying Porto around £16m for the midfielder.

There was widespread confusion when the Midlands side managed to pull off the transfer. Wolves signed the player in 2017 while they were still in the Championship. The addition of Neves was considered a massive coup for Wolves given the players growing reputation as one of the most promising midfielders in Europe. Since the Portuguese midfielder arrived in England, He has grown in strength. He has repeatedly scored screamers and more importantly he has been a driving force behind Wolves impressive return to the topflight.

At the minute Nuno Espirito Santos side are in sixth place, just two points behind Manchester United in fifth place.

Liverpool also see the player as a long-term replacement for club captain Jordan Henderson.