Jurgen Klopp must continue Liverpool revolution by improving squad's flaws this summer

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Jurgen Klopp's Anfield revolution has well and truly taken off over the past month, with his Liverpool side now the last remaining undefeated side in the Europa League.

Thursday night's incredible 4-3 comeback against Borussia Dortmund epitomised how a squad that performed so badly under Brendan Rodgers has been galvanised by the German.

A frantic summer transfer window now looks certain as Klopp will set out to imprint his own style on the Reds.


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Daniel Sturridge and Christian Benteke's lack of desire to put their body on the line for Liverpool has been publicly questioned by Klopp, leaving many supporters to conclude that a new strike force is a certainty for next season.

Divock Origi is now the surprise first-choice stirker after a fairly underwhelming start to his Anfield career, the youngster's confidence flourishing in recent times after being handed greater opportunities in the starting line up.

A sizeable proportion of the money raised by the sale of Luis Suarez was deemed wasted by the Anfield faithful after Rodgers shelled out £117 million on eight players in the summer of 2014.

But somewhat miraculously, players such as Dejan Lovren - scorer of the winning goal against Dortmund - Adam Lallana and James Milner have found a new lease of life at the club.

Milner was particularly superb in the Europa League win, registering two assists, seven key passes and two tackles in his man-of-the-match performance.

Lallana was voted PFA Player of the Month for March and looks likely to play a part for England at Euro 2016 after a huge turnaround in form this season.

Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang is the striker at the top of most Liverpool supporters' transfer wish-list.

The lightning-fast Gabon international played under Klopp at the Westfalenstadion and is thought to be interested in linking up with his former boss once more.

It will take a serious offer to prize Dortmund's star man away, however, especially with Arsenal also sniffing around. An auction could ramp the price up to the £60 million region.

Where the current Liverpool squad has strength in depth is creativity within midfield.

Now that Roberto Fimino is belatedly starting to resemble the fearsome prospect he was in Germany, the Reds could have another maestro in their midst to compliment the sublime Philippe Coutinho.

Where Liverpool must improve if they want to challenge for the Premier League title next year is in defence, having conceded as many league goals as 16th placed Crystal Palace (42) this season.

With Martin Skrtel turning 32 later this year and Mamadou Sakho still looking like a fish up a tree, Klopp will have to focus on strengthening his central-defensive options.

If Klopp can get the best out of Nathaniel Clyne and Alberto Moreno he will only have to make sure they have adequate cover in case of injuries.

Replacing Simon Mignolet on Merseyside would also be a wise move, with Stoke City's Jack Butland a reported target.

Klopp undoubtedly has a lot of work to do, but if their victory against Dortmund was anything to do by, a few changes to their squad could see them emerge as title contenders next campaign.

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