Five time Ballon D'Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema have failed to reach the highs of seasons previous in goals and Gareth Bale has spent most of this half of the season injured.
The blow of losing Coutinho - who has scored 35 goals for Liverpool in his last two-and-a-half seasons at the club - is to be compensated by Salah's impressive form to date as the winger has scored 23 goals in 27 appearances.
It's brilliant news for Liverpool, given they've just lost Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona, and would not like to lose another key player full stop, let alone in this transfer window.
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As noted by Kelly, Madrid have been tipped as possible suitors for the Liverpool No. 11, as he's taken his game on to remarkable heights in 2017-18.
However, the 21-year-old's time at the Bernabeu hasn't gone according to plan so far as Ceballos has struggled to establish himself in Zinedine Zidane's starting eleven.
There has been talk of Harry Kane, David de Gea and Eden Hazard being the subject of interest of the European champions.
Coutinho, Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino formed a 'Fab 4' that has helped Jurgen Klopp's side score 50 Premier League goals already this season. Real Madrid must spend big to remind people why they are the biggest team in world football, and the recent 0-3 loss at home to Barcelona in the League showed a widening gap between both clubs.