Liverpool managing director Ian Ayre has revealed the club have money to spend in the current transfer window should the right players become available.

The Reds have spent over £100m since Kenny Dalglish returned as manager 12 months ago and the club have been linked with a number of promising youngsters during this month's transfer window.

The Liverpool manager is rumoured to be in the market for an additional striker in the wake of Luis Suarez's 8-game ban and Andy Carroll's well-documented troubles in front of goal.

And Ayre insists the club's American owners are prepared to make funds available to Dalglish in the last few days of January but said the club would not be rushed into any signings that would be better made in the summer.

"Money is not an issue," Ayre told Sky Sports News. "If we need somebody and there's a player I think our owners have shown the level of commitment you would expect from a good ownership group that the manager will get supported whatever he needs.

"But that's not the same as saying we will just go spend money because we have got it or just because we can."

However, Ayre cautioned that the club would not be rushed into any panic-buys in the last few days of the transfer window, insisting the club's long-term ambitions would not be compromised by any short-term concerns.

"It is about the long-term plan of where they want the squad and where they want the team to be, that's not about any particular transfer window it's about continuing to improve.

"If an opportunity presents itself I am sure we will look at it, but right now it's about keeping going and improving and getting the best out of what we have got.

"We have got some great players in a great squad of players and they are focused on pushing that forward."