Leicester City responded to Claudio Ranieri's sacking in emphatic fashion as the Premier League champions beat visiting Liverpool 3-1 at the King Power Stadium on Monday.
The Reds have been linked with a number of midfielders over the past week and if reports emerging from Germany are to be believed, World Cup winner Mario Gotze could be on his way to Anfield next week in a £20 million deal.
Eric Dier and Danny Drinkwater have broken into the England senior squad after playing a key role in the great seasons of Tottenham Hotspur and Leicester City respectively.
The English midfielder, who was recently called up to the national team by Roy Hodgson, has been one of the driving forces behind Leicester City's meteoric rise to the Premier League summit.
Leicester City's hopes of a fairytale Premier League title suffered a setback as they were held to a 2-2 draw at home by West Bromwich Albion on Tuesday.