Gabriel Agbonlahor has backed the Liverpool owners to find the money to sign a centre-back in January if Jurgen Klopp identifies a suitable player.
Speaking exclusively to Football Insider correspondent Connor Whitley, the former Aston Villa and England striker claimed the club may be struggling with the financial impact of coronavirus.
The Athletic‘s David Ornstein reports the Premier League champions have no intentions of signing a defender in the winter window.
The club are set to be without first-choice central defensive pair Joe Gomez and Virgil van Dijk for the rest of the season.
And Agbonlahor believes the club will not let Klopp go into the rest of the season short on players.
“It’s hard,” he told Football Insider. “We don’t know how every club is coping with Covid financially.