Liverpool boss Roy Hodgson isn't ready to give up on landing Bayern Munich striker Mario Gomez. The Daily Mail says Hodgson is set to rekindle his interest in Gomez, making a move for the Bayern Munich striker in January.

Hodgson was denied the 25-year-old after the Bundesliga champions blocked a deadline-day loan switch to Anfield.

The Liverpool boss has made no secret of the fact he wishes to boost his strike force to help ease the goalscoring burden on Fernando Torres.

R But the Reds will have to battle Italian giants Juventus for the Germany international who has failed to hold down a regular first-team place at the Allianz Arena after joining from Stuttgart last summer.