The January transfer window was a tale of two halves for Liverpool, with a frenetic start followed by a sedate deadline day.

The month started with Virgil van Dijk completing his long-awaited move from Southampton in a deal worth a club-record £75million.

The Dutch defender slotted straight into Jurgen Klopp’s starting XI and marked his debut with a goal against Everton in the FA Cup third round.

However, Philippe Coutinho departed shortly afterwards as .

Liverpool fans urged manager Jurgen Klopp to reinvest the money by buying a goalkeeper, but Tony Gallagher from Falkirk was the only other arrival at Anfield.

Emre Can stayed put despite interest from Juventus before Daniel Sturridge was the most high-profile of several loan deals completed late during the window.

So after the dust has settled, what is the Reds’ strongest XI?

Take a look through the gallery above to see Liverpool’s best starting line-up following the January transfer window.

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