Liverpool told “no chance” on Benzema, Falcao and Cavani, considering Eto’o & Bony [BBC]

Despite a number of impressive signings this summer, Liverpool have not truly replaced their star player from last season: Luis Suarez.

With an appeal likely to reduce his four-month ban from playing club football today, Liverpool fans are fretting about who will play up front with Daniel Sturridge.

Undoubtedly, Liverpool have the creative players to make things happen, in Raheem Sterling and Philippe Coutinho plus Adam Lallana when fit.

But, Brendan Rodgers is relying on Sturridge and Rickie Lambert to produce the goods up front.

Reliable BBC journalist Ben Smith has revealed that Liverpool have been making efforts to sign a big name striker.

Smith has Tweeted that Liverpool have made enquiries for Karim Benzema, Radamel Falcao and Edinson Cavani – three of the biggest and best strikers on the planet.

So, who will Liverpool turn to according to Smith, well Samuel Eto’o and Wilfried Bony look the most likely options.

No wonder Liverpool fans were aggrieved when Alexis Sanchez said he didn’t want to live on Merseyside but preferred a London base at Arsenal…