missed their best opportunity to sign Christian Pulisic from Borussia Dortmund.
The Anfield club failed with a £14million bid for the American teenager in the summer and are ready to try again in January.
The 18-year-old had concerns about his future role at Dortmund in the summer after they bought Ousmane Dembele and Emre Mor and was weighing up his options.has re-affirmed his value to the Bundesliga side with some important performances and they are even more reluctant to sell.
Liverpool want to add another attacking option to their squad following injury to Danny Ings, a pending African Nations call-up for Sadio Mane and ongoing uncertainty over the long-term future of Philippe Coutinho.
Coutinho is continuing to attract attention from Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain.
Pulisic plays as a winger yet has the technical ability and creative guile of a playmaker.
He has certainly made an impression at Dortmund, becoming their youngest player to appear in the Champions League and the youngest foreigner to score in the Bundesliga.He already has nine caps for USA and has two and a half years left on his current contract at Dortmund.
had an offer batted away for Pulisic in the summer with the affluent Bundesliga rivals believing it will take closer to £27million to even tempt Dortmund.
Liverpool, meanwhile, will take stock of offers for 26-year-old defender Mamadou Sakho in January.
The France international was offered on loan to Stoke City, Watford and Sunderland in the summer but opted to fight for his place at Anfield.
However, he has remained out of the first team picture and Liverpool will let him go.