Divock Origi
Origi is open to returning to Liverpool to cure the club's attacking problems.Getty Images/Dean Mouhtaropoulos

Lille striker Divock Origi is ready to cut-short his loan spell and return to Liverpool in the January transfer window and could yet be joined by current teammate Simon Kajer.

The Belgian forward joined the Anfield club during the summer for £10m but returned to the Ligue 1 side on a season long-loan, where he has scored four goals in all competitions this season.

Amid Liverpool's problems in front of goal, with Daniel Sturridge out injured and Mario Balotelli only scoring twice since moving from AC Milan, suggestions have been rife that the Merseyside club could recall Origi in the new year.

Though both Lille and Liverpool have denied suggestions the 19-year-old's deal could be curtailed in January, Origi is ready for any eventuality and is prepared to move to the Premier League six months ahead of schedule.

"If there is a change I am ready to move," Origi said after Lille's 3-0 Europa League loss to Everton. "You never know, there can be another decision though. It is very nice to know they want me and I am excited to be joining."

Manager Brendan Rodgers says the club are continuing to monitor Origi's performances but has fallen short of suggesting the Belgium international could move to the club in January.

Should the player make the move he could be joined at Liverpool by centre-back Kjaer, who has spoken of his desire to switch to English football despite only being in his second season at Lille.

Liverpool have suffered a host of defensive problems this season. New signings Dejan Lovren, Javier Manquillo and Alberto Moreno have failed to adapt to the rigours of the division and Rodgers may be eyeing reinforcements in January.

Kjaer, a £2.2m signing from Wolfsburg in 2013, comes from a family of Liverpool fans and admits that, should he move to English football, he would prefer a switch to Merseyside.

"I've considered a move to England before but, next summer, it could happen," the 25-year-old told Goal.com.
"It's not a secret that my family are Liverpool fans and a move to Liverpool would make my family happy but they support me more than they support anything else so they are happy wherever I go as long as I am happy.

"And I am a player, not a fan, so I would choose the club that is the best place for me to play my football and where my family would be happy.

"I believe that the French Ligue 1 is a good stepping stone for anybody for a move to the Premier League. You see a lot of players crossing the Channel to play in England and I understand why.

"In many ways the style of Ligue 1 is much more physical than in some of the other big leagues and it would be more difficult going from the Serie A to Premier League because the style of play is very different."