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15 May 2019 06:33:34
Ladies and Gentlemen, I would just like to take a moment to tell you about two new features to the Liverpool Rumours pages.

These changes have come about because of our advertisers collapsing, and in the process leaving us very much out of pocket.

Firstly, you will notice a Paypal donation button above the drop down menus just above the start of the posts. This is pretty much as it says on the tin you can decide on the Paypal page whether this is to be a single donation or a monthly recurring donation until you decided to cancel it.

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{Ed001's Note - I have been told for years that we would have to do this at some point, to move over to subscription, but I dislike the thought of anyone having to pay for the site, as the net should be free imo. So, rather than just give those who subscribe just what they are currently getting, I would like to offer something more for subscribers.

Does anyone have any ideas for what kind of extra thing/s they would like for their subscription money or, for those who have yet to subscribe, what would tempt them to subscribe? It has to be something over and above what you currently get, as I would not want to remove anything from the free service, just want to add value to the subscription.}

15 May 2019 06:44:55
I want Ed002 to tell me what an insightful and faultless contributor I am :)

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{Ed001's Note - even I can't perform that kind of miracle!}

15 May 2019 06:49:32
Ed002 on retainer? 😁
First of - will subscribe later today - this site is worth it (and then some! ) .
More to the point of the question asked - match reviews you do are a massive part here.
Two proposals:
1 maybe some time difference between putting the match review for subscribers vs. none subscribers?

2 match reviews again. Time and time again, your analysis proves me I know zilch about football. Maybe adding diagrams (or similar) explaining extra about the game for subscribers?

Just for the record, I actually don't think you have to offer anything new as the site is already brilliant as is.

Cheers!

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{Ed001's Note - I did actually, a number of years ago now, get one of those pen and drawing tablets for exactly that reason. Well not to prove you know zilch, that is just an added bonus, but to add diagrams or even create videos for the sites. The problem is that they never came with software, so I ended up never doing anything with it. I had assumed it would come coupled with a software package like the one I had bought my daughter to draw comics with. I had completely forgotten I had it until you reminded me, that is certainly something I can look into doing, along with a time delay on things, as then people are still getting the articles, so not losing out because potentially they can't afford to pay.}

15 May 2019 07:19:42
Ed001 😀
Another thing came to mind.
It involves ed002 though - sharkpood (or alternatively - his insanely detailed answers he gives every now and again) only for subscribers?

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{Ed002's Note - I know nothing about this and will not be accepting any money so please don't drag me in to this.}

15 May 2019 07:23:46
I think the badge is enough mate, I wouldn't offer anymore, you do enough and I'd like to think the majority here will subscribe, especially the regulars (if of course they can afford it) I will be doing monthly.

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15 May 2019 08:50:10
Agree, just the badge is awesome.

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15 May 2019 07:04:56
ED091/ ED001/ ED002

I appreciate the situation and needing to raise money, ED001 raises valid points if there's additional benefits you can receive to make it more appealing rather than just a badge next to your name!

1. If you do pay (Do you get priority from the Eds over your questions being answered over those that do not pay)?

2. Regarding Ed001 stating 'what would tempt people to subscribe'?
I think if you're more specific what will subscribers money being going towards, I think this is an important piece of information you may have missed.
Is it running of the website? enhanced features to make it more efficient and transparent? Do the Eds get paid for their time?

Excuse my ignorance, I just feel for any buy in its important to be clear and transparent with what the payment is actually contributing to, other people could also have the same question as me.
This should help with subscriptions.

3. Is it possible to also include PayPal?

Much appreciated.

Tommy T.

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{Ed001's Note - 1. Not right now and I doubt we would go down that road as everyone on the site is valued. If every subscriber asks the same repeat question, it would be silly and ruin the site for everyone if we put that ahead of answering another question that would actually make the site more interesting to read.

2. The running of the website is one things, it also pays for Ed033 and myself, all the other editors give their time free. Enhanced features would be great but it has never made that much money to pay for much more! I have no problem with you asking, I have said this many times over the years.

3. It already does.}

15 May 2019 07:58:06
Hi Ed001,

Firstly I really love that you are moving to a subscription / donation model. I am sure i speak for many when i say that i would be more than happy to subscribe.

My opinion is that even if you just pay a few quid a month, that is the same that some of us would spend on a cup of coffee without even thinking. Now what bring us more joy? the hours spent on this website or some tacky cup of coffee?

I personally would really love to hear more podcasts from you (and Ed002 - or any of the Eds for that matter) .

I do love your long form articles, but also really loved your podcasts back in the day.

So maybe as part of the premium package you could do a weekly podcast and let the premium members pick what they want you to talk about?

Would be keen to hear your thoughts

Red Sandman
P. s. will donate / subscribe today when i get a moment.

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{Ed001's Note - the problem with podcasts is it is difficult to do them these days, VPNs are unreliable and most voice chats are terrible quality, even if not blocked here now. I will see if I can figure something out.}

15 May 2019 08:30:53
To be fair ed you all give a lot of time to these rumours page's I would rather pay a subscription for what I'm getting than ask more of you Ed's and add to the strains to your work life home life balance.

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{Ed001's Note - thank you berg. It does take up a lot of time, but you know what they say about doing a job you love!}

15 May 2019 08:58:11
Totally agree about the badge lad's and I'll sign up later to day. But just as an added incentive why not throw in a weekend away spa break with Ed025👍.

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{Ed001's Note - not sure that is an incentive!}

15 May 2019 07:11:46
I will donate at some point to day your all well worth it eds.

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{Ed001's Note - thank you L76!}

15 May 2019 09:11:41
Ed01, I will happily donate to this site and understand the reasons for this move. I'm with Salah on this one, I do not think you need to offer anything more as the site is great as it is.
Saying that maybe you could persuade Harry to return to us as I loved his posts.
All the best.

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{Ed001's Note - Harry has his own, unique, mind and I am not sure anything I could say would persuade him.}

15 May 2019 09:28:28
I believe he has lovely soft hand's😁.

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{Ed001's Note - well I am glad that we have had the opportunity to gain some insight into your fantasies, even if they are extremely worrying.}

15 May 2019 09:57:02
The badge and a guest appearance at my sons birthday party?

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15 May 2019 10:28:40
Ed, I appreciate it’s kinda of a donate what you can scenario, but is there a suggested amount? By no means a minimum/ maximum but a kind of if everyone who’s registered donated £1/ £5/ £10 etc would cover all that needs to be covered sort of thing. What kinda of figure would work?

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{Ed001's Note - we have never done this before so I have no idea. I mean it depends a lot on how many people subscribe! Without seeing how many subscribers there are we won't know. Though I would think long term it would probably be best, once we see how many we have, to shift over to a standard amount to make it easier for everyone.}

15 May 2019 10:43:42
Fair enough mate. Have just made a donation anyway. Keep up the excellent work.

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{Ed001's Note - thank you mate. I really do appreciate that.}

15 May 2019 10:46:22
Following on from LFC Hopeful, would a tiered approach work? I. e. x amount gets you the badge, x amount some liverpool rumours merch etc etc.

Also as a side thing would competitions drive additional revenue? Say run them every few months but have varying liverpool prizes on the line?

I don't see what you could add to the website to make it much better as there is plenty of content to go at!

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{Ed001's Note - so a say, for instance, Bronze, Gold and Silver sub? That might be worth considering once we have some add on established.

Competitions are something I have been keen to expand on for a while, though they don't make a huge difference to page views or anything, they are just a bit of fun.}

15 May 2019 11:23:30
Very welcome mate, I’m grateful for this site which I. Came across about 5 years ago I think. Looking forward to my badge! One thing I do hope is that there doesn’t become any snobbery about having one. Some people won’t be able to afford it and I hope all users will treat each other with respect, badge or no badge 👍.

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{Ed001's Note - I would hope that will never be the case, we are all a family after all. I mean no one hates on Ed025 and he has an affliction far worse than no badge!}

15 May 2019 09:47:34
I think the site gives great information that many benefit from. I am sure as time goes on more will be able to donate / subscribe as they can. I've seen sites in other industries offer competitions / prize draws for monthly subscribers but could be a something that would take a bit of thought.

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15 May 2019 10:30:22
I've got problems with Paypal which essentially mean I'm unable to use it. Is there another way to subscribe/donate?

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{Ed033's Note - Hi Seano_, a Patreon.com account is being set up for those who can't use Paypal

15 May 2019 11:13:13
Set up a monthly payment this morning, well worth it for the site as it is in my view, would be willing to pay more if the subscription service was even better.

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15 May 2019 13:01:05
are there options other than paypal?

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{Ed033's Note - Patreon.com account being set up by Ed091

15 May 2019 16:33:25
Not sure I’d change much and would advise against the tiered approach.
Donations are fine. Subscriptions are often the beginning of the end I’m sorry to say.
Honestly don’t know what the answer is long term.

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{Ed001's Note - ok Ron thanks.}

15 May 2019 18:35:17
Evening all, forst time poster long time lurker, (well one attepmted a post in a drunken stuper after last years champs league final) . First off a quick thanks to all the edsthat make this site possible, usual candidates id ed01, 02, 025 but to the othera that clearly make it work without any upfront recognition. Personally, i will donate every month to the site, i am in perhaps a better position than some and think that there is no real addition that would make me subscribe more, i think it is the fact that all have their say irrelevant of subscriptions and mone.

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{Ed001's Note - it is not so much about making people pay more, but just to give more value to those who do subscribe.}

15 May 2019 21:06:22
Adding additional tasks from the Ed's for subscribers could impact the site as a whole due to Ed's times being prioritised for subscribers. I don't believe any additional actions from the Ed's are required however if an advertiser was to offer a prize to be raffled for subscribers only at end or start of a season that might prove interesting without taking too much of your time, just an idea.

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15 May 2019 11:42:02
Maybe link them through the facebook page? people may share it then and increase views/ entries. Don't know what kind of prizes you could lure people in with but for arguments sake say it was two tickets to Anfield I know i'd try my luck!

As for the subscriptions, brewdog do something similar (although they include shares) but they tier their benefits, also ties in with an above poster who says it could help knowing what the subscribers get for their money.

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15 May 2019 02:03:37
Ed01.do you see players doing what other players do to join Barcelona madrid now to join Liverpool? if we go to another two finals next year or so. nd one epl ofcourse.

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{Ed001's Note - some will, some won't.}

14 May 2019 22:48:56
just read the article and seen the video of the city players singing their version of Allez. actually gross man and have lost a lot of respect for them. Would have lost all respect, but there is a bit of me that reflects on them being brain dead footballers fueled up on alcohol probably having no concept of the words they are singing. hope we slay em next time out!

onto other news, super proud of our team. Guttered to miss out on the prem and my feeling is that if we can look at one area where we lost the title, then the fair games to look in this season are the match ups with City where we picked up just 1 point vs their 4. Fine margins aye!

THe champions league final is so far away and so much could happen by then. We may have confirmed Greizman's signing by then! lol, I know I know ed2, we'll ahve to seel salah or mane and rah dee dah, but perhaps for once we could have a luxury player on the bench y'know!?

Anyways, big ups to everyone best of luick to the site and hope you get the funding you need. For simply sharing your time, knowledge and experience with us, you deserve to be supported and kept afloat.

Nga mihi (with blessings)

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15 May 2019 00:09:42
Totally agree with you mate sorry but city have got no class they scraped the the league by one point and dies anyone think sterling might want to rejoin the Liverpool I mean he's got no chance of winning the champions with city 😁😁.

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15 May 2019 00:15:25
Swear I heard it during villa and West Brom too.

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15 May 2019 00:26:10
Would’ve taken Greizmann back when I think we were linked with him in his sociedad days. But wouldn’t want him at the club now. He for me is what is wrong with footballers now adays. He’s an extremely talented player but seems more concerned with his stupid hair videos about which club he’s going to be at. How much arrogance can one person contain. He’s basically come out and said he’s joining Barcelona now. But guessing that could be reliant on them selling Coutinho or getting a few heavy wages off their bills.

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15 May 2019 01:36:15
Im sorry its just that being in alcohol nd flying in plane is bad so i lost my all of respect there.

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15 May 2019 02:20:32
Saw that as well. Pretty dissapointing. I don't get the gloating either, be happy yes but you got by with one point and you got the boot from the champions league so.

Let's get that trophy!

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15 May 2019 02:55:05
I don’t like that song and this episode confirms my view.
Anytime we adapt another team’s song it always ends up 💩

We have better songs than this, just singing “allez” 🙄😴.

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15 May 2019 06:25:34
Imitation is the highest form of flattery though. Just shows a lack of imagination from other fans whilst our lads keep churning out belters.

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15 May 2019 08:16:30
Catchy tunes have limited life spans these days before being copied. However some just stick with the original club. The Allez song came via Porto if I’m not mistaken and YNWA wasn’t original. Both songs stuck with us.

I’m not sure where the Si Señor (Bobby Firmino) song came from but Wolves have already copied it.

No doubt Tottenham fans will be copying our Madrid song next.

Have to keep changing. Anyone heard Mane’s new song?

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15 May 2019 08:47:59
The madrid one is really catchy.

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15 May 2019 09:01:36
What Madrid song? I sure the wife keep's sedating me so I don't learn anymore song's.

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15 May 2019 10:46:59
it just goes to show that you can't buy class.

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{Ed002's Note - The class that led to a very significant pay out by the club for a coach smashed up by fans and a second one for a driver injured by fans?}

15 May 2019 19:14:13
There's always a small percentage of fans, at every club, who behave like arses. It is, however, unusual to see players, especially at the very elite level, display such boorish behaviour so openly, especially by singing a song with both connotations to a fan being put in a coma, as well as links to the infamous 'always the victim its never your fault' chant which is a thinly veiled reference to the Hillsborough incident.

I don't expect any better from moron fans, and there are just as many idiotic morons supporting Liverpool as there are others - incidents like the bottle throwing one, the pushing of people into fountains in Barcelona, like lighting and chucking flares - these reflect badly on the club and I hope these morons are held to account and banned if legally allowed.

However, it was not Liverpool players doing these sorts of things or, to relate it to City, singing these vile songs about another team. Surely, as ambassadors of the club, and role models for the community as a whole, these players have a responsibility to behave better than the fans who follow them? I respect your opinion a lot ED, but I do not think that the poor behaviour of Liverpool fans is comparable to the the actions of City in this case. I'm not saying one is worse than the other, simply that what City did was not only in very poor taste but also completely unnecessary. I don't expect fans to stay classy in victory or defeat, but I thought players respected their opponents? Apparently not. Very unsavoury and it does reflect very badly on them. The response from the club was also very lukewarm and seemed to fail to understand why such behaviour should of been condemned.

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14 May 2019 21:13:55
Hi Eds,

Apparently very reliable David Ornstein of the BBC reports on 5 Live tonight that LFC have little money to spend this Summer, suggests less than £20m, and will make 1, poss 2 signings at most this summer, hope this is complete nonsense.

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{Ed002's Note - I have no idea what he has said, but this is not true.}

14 May 2019 22:00:43
150 million nearly off 2nd finish in prem, nearly a 100million from champs final plus player sales, also Tom Werner coming out saying he will back klopp in market, don't know wat that guy smoking!

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15 May 2019 00:11:31
He's only reliable when it comes to arsenal.

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15 May 2019 00:16:00
20 million would not get you two players that can improve our squad.

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15 May 2019 00:29:58
Neres and Brandt will cost substantially more than Ornstein's silly guess plus we're looking at two more besides. that's my guess, lol.

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15 May 2019 01:38:17
I don't want my team splashing unless its for players like Alisson or vvd.

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15 May 2019 03:00:57
“Apparently very reliable David Ornstein”

AKA : the recently revealed unreliable David Ornstein.

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15 May 2019 08:17:26
For all those concerned about not spending enough money, consider this : Robertson, Milner and Matip together cost around £8 million.
The problem has become that fans are more interested in the number of zeroes in the figure than the player himself.

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14 May 2019 20:55:57
I'm sure you all have seen it, but I just saw the video on ESPN of Salah's daughter scoring a goal in front of the fans on Sunday. It was really great to see the fans have fun with that and to see her having such a great time. Moments like that can provide a lot of perspective.

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14 May 2019 19:43:04
I’ve just registered to say thank you to all the eds. and contributors for a great site. Could not do without it.

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{Ed033's Note - hey thanks

14 May 2019 19:042:19
OK, its fantasy transfer time!

Imagine you had an unlimited pot of money, and the opportunity to pick up 5 players ONLY from other (current i. e. including the relegated ones, not including those coming up next season) Premier League teams, who would you choose and why?

Remember, don't just pick superstars, cos they'll start getting bored if you can't offer the game time, so they have to be reasonably realistic.

My picks would be:

Ryan Sessegnon - great cover for LB and LWB, much more experience than, say, Adam Lewis, but not necessarily a blocker as Ryan could play further up in cup games etc and give Lewis chances at LB.

Asmir Begovic - plenty of PL pedigree and he would be a decent backup to Alisson, IMO.

Conor Coady - I would replace, probably, Lovren (on current form) with Conor. A local boy and has developed well into a rotation CB alongside VVD.

Jiminez - great cover across the front 3 and would get game time.

Kante - I know we've got Fab, but I'd love to help Kante re-find his world class form! And with Hendo and Milly nearer the end than the start of their careers, between Kante, Fab, Ox, Keita and Gini, we've got a great midfield for a few years to come.

I know they are (largely) unachieveable, but these are the ones I would pick from the EPL.

My rotation for the front 3 would therefore come from Jiminez, Sessengnon, Origi and the Ox.

What do you reckon? Eds also, if you aren't afraid of jinxing anything!

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14 May 2019 20:04:48
Maddison - would help add some extra quality with the final ball and seems a hard worker

Wan bissaka - seems like a quality player for his age and could orabaky cover both full back positions

Sessegnon - for all the reasons said already

Hudson adoi - can cover both wings, young, talented and has the pace we like in our front three

Zaha - one of the best players outside the top six has had his problems and not sure if he has a good attitude or not but very skilful and can play not just both wings but i could see him playing through the middle as the false 9 when Bobby isn't there.

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14 May 2019 20:07:18
Begovic be good backup,

Sessegnon be good option for LW and LB

Kante is world class but I'd feel guilty dropping fabinho so no

I'd add Bernardo Silva as my first pick, a creative genius in that 10 role and he also works his socks off

Azpilicueta too to compete for right side of defence, versatile and experienced defender

Felipe Anderson to add quality depth to the attack.

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14 May 2019 20:13:37
Actually would have picked the exact same 5 as you doctor strange, except I would go Heaton for sessegnon to make my 5.

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14 May 2019 20:34:57
Nick Pope, Reece James, Bernardo Silva, Ampadu and Ryan Sessegnon.

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14 May 2019 20:42:53
If purely fantasy I would take, i've tried to fill positions were we need to strengthen;

Sane, wan bissaka (long term, short term competition for Trent, before taa moves into midfield) chilwell, son and a keeper probably someone like caballero, towards end of career and may accept being a mentor type role within the club.

I know not realistic but no harm in dreaming.

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14 May 2019 21:15:05
So we're playing fantasy boy's and you buy begovic. you lack imagination. I bet you drive a Prius lol.
Verratti
Sessegnon
Maddison
Koulibaly
Isco.

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14 May 2019 21:30:52
5 is too many. I wouldn't want to upset the apple cart. It really depends who leaves as well. I'll assume for the sake of this that from the current first team Mignolet, Moreno, Lallana, Milner and Sturridge leave and none of the loan players return.

In that scenario I'd go for Tom Heaton, Ricardo Pereira and David Brooks; promoting Rhian Brewster and Curtis Jones to more prominent roles.

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14 May 2019 21:54:57
Redphil, only 2 of yours play in the EPL.

Read much? Or too busy on your BMX?

😂😂.

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14 May 2019 22:56:57
Alderweireld would be in there.
Son
Wan Bisaka

That would do me 👍.

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15 May 2019 00:25:04
Azplicueta, reliable all round, can add cover for the full backs and centre halves.

Bernardo silva. For me, he makes city tick, works hard, and a great player. Can add creativity in the midfield and play wide.

Begovic to cover backup goalkeeper.

I think that’s it.

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15 May 2019 00:49:50
Romero from united as backup GK
V. Bissaka from Palace for Right side
D. Brooks or Madison as AM
R. Sessegon for Left side.
Jimenez for firmino backup.

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15 May 2019 05:56:25
MK Scouser - not sure I agree with you on Curtis Jones. He seems to lost the ball in dangerous places too many times by overcooking it. Plus his work rate off the ball leaves something to be desired at times - its like he switches off and goes off into his own dream world. He has great skill and can do some amazing things but I reckon he is a long way off being ready for our bench.
On Brewster - is it just me or does he seem to have lost some pace since he came back? He certainly doesn't seem to be accelerating as well as he used to - it might just be him being tentative about putting the foot down but I really hope the injury hasn't affected him.

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15 May 2019 10:15:00
I'll go for
Begovic as back up GK
Ricardo Pereira as back up RB/ LB
Conor Coady to replace Lovren as backup CB
James Maddison
Felipe Anderson

Son/ Sane/ Bernardo Silva all seem like players that won't want to sit on the bench for extended periods.

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15 May 2019 11:56:32
Good shouts there, realtofel. The difficulty is thinking about who wouldn’t be unhappy (rather than “would be happy” as no player would be happy! ) to provide squad depth and not be a guaranteed starter.

Didn’t think of Pereira and Maddison could provide some good depth in midfield over my pick of Kante (who will probably want to start anyway) .

I still think Jiminez would be a better fit than Anderson, but just my view.

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14 May 2019 19:20:56
So in a bar on the outskirts of barcelona.
I thought things may have calmed down by now but obviously not. im here for work
Looking round the bar its full of Barcelona crests, shirts and signs
Just remembered my lfc phone cover, so i've taken it off incase i get battered.
The waiter noticed the phone cover before i took it off and pointed to a sign on the wall.
Its a proper neon sign, so not written or chalked on, the place have had it specially made
It reads in catalan: “couthino you are not one of us, we will never forget”
Underneath it reads “valverde you shamed us”
They have taken the defeat pretty badly the waiter told me
Im now planning my escape route before he tells the big knuckle draggers (ed002s words) standing at the bar.

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14 May 2019 19:49:09
Wow. Similar story here. I just reached Barcelona today’s the only cap I was carrying was my Liverpool one. Had to take it off and tuck it away in a bag - the mood is still quite bad in town.

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14 May 2019 19:59:03
Bad losers lol.

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14 May 2019 20:28:46
I dare you to sing our ‘going to Madrid’ song as loud as you can then leg it!

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15 May 2019 00:36:05
Wow find that very strange. Play football with quite a few Barcelona fans here in Ibiza several who went to the first leg. And said as we saw it they were beaten by the better team over the 2 legs and we deserved to go through. The odd thing is a lot of them like Coutinho but just don’t feel he will work whilst Messi is still there like many players before him. They feel the pressure just to give the ball to messi and not play their own game. Also they feel players like busquets/ Rakitic get away with less blame even though they have both been poor.

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15 May 2019 03:21:54
But who would forgive and take couts back?

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15 May 2019 07:41:53
Not me, the team is better without him TBH.

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14 May 2019 18:56:00
Just registered to say thanks to the eds. and contributors for a brilliant site. Could not do without it and know there are loads more like me who mostly lurk and are really grateful to you all.

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{Ed001's Note - thank you LFCw!}

14 May 2019 18:54:07
What's everyone's opinion on Brewster pushing the front 3 next season? Ready now or do we need to buy a replacement? Sorry if it's been discussed I'm in and out.

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14 May 2019 19:22:38
It seems the coaching team are big fans of him.

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14 May 2019 19:22:45
Hello ST, hope you're now feeling better? Give the kid a chance, he looks special to me.

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14 May 2019 19:23:53
I'd imagine he'll be capable of filling sturridges role, maybe a versatile forward could be added with origi likely to stay too. He's still young so no need to expect Brewster to deliver just yet, bleed him in to the squad and hopefully he can shine when given the chances.

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14 May 2019 19:24:41
Ed01, is Steve Nicol on the legends list and if not would you mind doing a player review as i'd love hear your thoughts on him and his strengths etc. Anyhow, hope you're well!

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{Ed001's Note - I have added him to the list, he deserves to be on there. Terrible pundit but he was a fantastic player.}

14 May 2019 19:29:27
Hi ST, I think we need some cover mate and Brandt certainly fits the bill as can play anywere across the front 3 as well as a N0.10. I think Brewster will get chances though mate as Stidge will move on so I would think Brewster and Origi vying will get some chances but Brandt would be a welcome addition. I just hope we can pursuade him to join as he wasn’t interested last summer as we couldn’t guarantee game time.

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14 May 2019 19:58:44
Ye id love to give him a chance, think he’s excellent, Brandt is top class tho and klopp has wanted him forever.

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14 May 2019 20:01:08
The proof is in the pudding. Let Brewster show it on the pitch. And not just once but several times and on a regular basis. We know that Klopp gives chances when he is convinced to do so. Then we'll know we have something. Fingers crossed.

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14 May 2019 20:37:12
Great badge you have there ST!

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14 May 2019 20:39:41
Firmino, Big Div, Brewster

👍.

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14 May 2019 22:19:58
Cheers Ed happy to help!

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15 May 2019 15:59:54
A square tomato post without anyone asking him what Gomez had for his tea last night? Madness.

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