Ferdinand believes Liverpool desire a new goalkeeper in addition to strengthening within the centre of defence.
The Manchester United legend is inspired with the intensity of the Reds’ squad, particularly their younger English ability.
And he believes they are able to pass some distance within the knockout levels of the Champions League this season in the event that they make simply two extra additions.
“I think they need a keeper as well (as a centre-back), I think a keeper would be a great addition to that squad as well,” he told BT Sport.
“I feel (Joe) Gomez at centre-half and Trent Alexander-Arnold taking part in at right-back and including every other centre-half to that, I feel they’d then have an actual, actual just right workforce there.
“If you have a look at their bench these days as smartly, there’s a large number of high quality on that bench.
“(Daniel) Sturridge got here off the bench, he’d be an England squad participant, (Alex) Oxlade-Chamberlain how a lot did they pay? £35million, (Adam) Lallana to come again into that.”
Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk used to be a key goal in the summertime for Liverpool however Saints refused to promote the Dutchman.
Ferdinand believes Southampton could be a lot more prepared to permit Van Dijk to go away St Mary’s in January.
“I think he’s the one that is gettable, yeah, I do think he is,” he added.
“I’ve at all times appreciated him since his Celtic days and I feel it has almost definitely affected his shape this season as smartly.
“They will have a greater alternative of having him on this January window. Southampton, he used to be massive for them ultimate season, this season, no longer as essential I don’t suppose.”