Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish says he is delighted with the performances of his new-look side as the Reds prepare for the visit of Bolton Wanderers to Anfield.
Four Premier League sides avoided early League Cup exits, cruising past their respective opponents into the third round.
Bolton have confirmed the signing of Turkey international and former Stoke forward Tuncay Sanli from German side Wolfsburg on a season-long loan.
Wolfsburg’s deadline-day signings of Patrick Helmes, Jan Polak, Tuncay Sanli, Yohandry Orozco and Koo Ja-Cheol have left managing director Dieter Hoeness a happy man.
January ended with a flurry of last-minute deals, many involving huge sums of money. FIFA.com gives you a run-down of the transfers that were agreed in the last few hours of the opening month of 2011.
Bundesliga side Wolfsburg have completed five signings on transfer deadline day, including Koo Ja-Cheol of Korea Republic, German international Patrick Helmes and Tuncay Sanli.