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05 Jun 2018 14:20:06
Seeing that we've signed Fabinho, are in confirmed discussions with Lyon for Fekir and enquiries in for a GK or two it's safe to say transfer dealings are underway. So has there been any recent activity on outgoings? Clyne, Mignolet and Lallana in particular?

Thank You.

Jurgen McFurgen

1.) 05 Jun 2018 15:32:43
Nope. Very little activity in general.
Ejaria is off to Rangers and Dhanda to Swansea.
No change to what Ed002 said quite some time ago. Napoli could be a solution for Mignolet and there is some interest in Clyne from Prem clubs. Markovic will be released and Sturridge will probably end up seeing out his contract on loan somewhere. Don't expect us to get any shiny pennies for any surplus players, they aren't exactly hot properties. I expect clubs have a list of priorities and our either bang average or injury prone players aren't exactly right at the tops of their lists.

2.) 05 Jun 2018 16:47:39
Buying British players has its cons as they won’t have any suitors outside PL.

3.) 05 Jun 2018 16:57:32
Lallana, Sturridge (see what WB paid us), Markovic, Matip?, Migs will all achieve a fee if and when sold/ loaned albeit not much.

4.) 05 Jun 2018 18:06:08
Rubbish Harry. Do you know what Nationality the guy who scored Real Madrid's winning goal against us is?

Sturridge's best chance at a move is probably to Sevilla.

It is British players that tend not to be interested in playing abroad rather than the other way around. There is more money in English football and it is the most competitive league in Europe. So why would they leave to go and get racially abused in Italy, Spain or Russia?




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20 Jul 2018 12:04:24
REading good reports on Curtis Jones. Anyone with a bit more info on this lad? Best position, first team time this season?

Jurgen McFurgen

1.) 20 Jul 2018 12:24:10
Bench, cup games and last 10 minutes for me. Only 17, plays older.

Great feet. Hard working and excellent in possession. Doesn't really make any errors and also works really hard.

Attacking mid best position although klopp has had him in sort of a free role these games.

2.) 20 Jul 2018 12:46:07
sounds tidy. Couldn’t be a reason Fekir is shelved? Not putting 17yr old under pressure but if he’s good enough etc.

3.) 20 Jul 2018 13:51:34
hahaha. Curtis Jones being quite good has absolutely nothing to do with Fekir.



19 Jul 2018 19:22:30
Good evening Ed's and all. Hope everyone is enjoying the lengthy summer weather, but more so the current situation with our club.

We knew Keita looks special. We knew a defensive midfielder was required and a GK was essential and not Butland or Cillessen. Our window has been exactly as we'd have wished. I think Brewster, Firmino and Salah signing long term deals has slipped under the radar with the transfer excitement. A special note to Ox, worst news possible, looking like a massively important player and a speedy recovery wished by all.

I feel really excited and grateful for our summer, fantastic World Cup too. So it makes me a little greedy to ask this but, Eds, what is the current situation with Fekir and us! There's so much contractions around. Could you please update to the best of your current knowledge and how you predict this saga to end. Appreciate it and your work here all general.

Jurgen McFurgen

{Ed001's Note - there is nothing happening there right now.}

1.) 19 Jul 2018 20:06:15
Not needed. If it happens it happens. If not won't cost us much with success this season

A midfield of hendo, fab, keita will do just as good as fab, keita and fekir.

2.) 19 Jul 2018 20:34:34
I still wouldn't rule out Draxler.

3.) 19 Jul 2018 20:53:19
Hope Mane gets a new deal soon! And Fekir before west ham game!



23 Jun 2018 17:18:29
Read €180m firm bid on Asensio. Obviously click bait right?

Jurgen McFurgen

1.) 23 Jun 2018 17:23:42
Probably. Not gona lie I clicked. Haha.

2.) 23 Jun 2018 17:26:33
Textbook clickbait.

3.) 23 Jun 2018 17:29:13
Ha ha ha ha, you need to ask?

4.) 23 Jun 2018 22:20:27
A firm bid?

Good news, I’d hate it to be a €180m soft bid 😉.

5.) 24 Jun 2018 20:27:22
Seriously chuckled at that Ron lol.



12 Jun 2018 12:53:55
Afternoon Eds. Would you guys have any info about Butlands injury history? He was out for a long while. Seeing as he's linked and becoming more possible and with the Fekir deal collapsing due to injury history.

Many Thanks.

Jurgen McFurgen

{Ed002's Note - He broke his ankle about 13 or four years ago.}

1.) 12 Jun 2018 15:19:04
Not sure I understand the answer ED but am just taking it as my question was crap. Fair play dude.

{Ed002's Note - I am on a train, 3 or 4 years.}

2.) 12 Jun 2018 18:24:31
Just go on transfermarkt and search for him, in a sub menu you can see his (and anybody you want to search) injury record.

3.) 12 Jun 2018 22:32:42
transfermarkt isn't as reliable as some make out Philinho mate.



11 Jun 2018 14:14:35
I see a few posts comparing the Fekir situation with other transfer targets of Klopp from previous windows. VVD and Keita. How Klopp was willing to wait it's the same here etc.

Is it the same though? Is it common for a transfer to have gotten as far as it appeared without a fee agreement? Surely shirt numbers being picked, medicals which must cost a bomb and interviews with kit on etc.

How is this anywhere close to the previous transfer sagas? How could we not have agreed a fee to have gotten to that point?

Thank You.

Jurgen McFurgen

1.) 11 Jun 2018 14:44:36
My guess would be that the club, with permission from the French FA and Lyon got the medical etc out the way with the intention of agreeing a fee so it didn’t get in the way of the French preparation for the WC.
Unfortunately a fee couldn’t be agreed and now people are guessing it is due to the medical, when it could be simply the two sides couldn’t agree on the terms.

Therefore the deal isn’t dead per se, but we either do what Lyon want or move on to an alternative.

2.) 11 Jun 2018 14:50:06
People were saying Edwards should get a statue for signing fekir for 48 mil! Lol, his low ball offer ruined the deal. The lad I'd worth 60mil, just pay it.

3.) 11 Jun 2018 14:57:04
Really? You think we’d have allowed Coutinho over to Barcelona to chose a shirt and conduct interviews emote we ageeed a fee?
Just saying to those who compare to VVD and waiting or Keita and agreeing for next season (this) this situation is nothing alike. Everything was agreed to get to this point. We walked away. We won’t go back Klopp is waiting on anything. It’s dead, it is no more. Nothing like VVD or Keita, Fekir isn’t fit to insure or to risk or both. Match fitness yes, going to WC and will have a great season next year. But for long term investment of £50m++ no. Never.

4.) 11 Jun 2018 15:13:44
Purely guess work, either we had agreed and pulled out due to the medical or we tried to renegotiate after the medical and using that as a reason to drive the price down to which Lyon probably told us to get stuffed.

5.) 11 Jun 2018 15:28:41
if both sides thought that a deal would be agreed then yes, as it is the selling club that are making that investment in both time and money plus last year there wasn’t a world cup so there wasn’t the added element of how it effects their national team.

I haven't seen anything from the eds (unless i have missed it to suggest it was a medical issues) so until then I still think a deal can be agreed.

6.) 11 Jun 2018 15:35:49
Sorry for my blasé post. Liverpool must've had a reason for not signing him. I support the club no matter who we sign. I'd support them if we signed fellini.

I'd love them with all my heart if they were in the 2nd division, struggling to stay afloat. But I'm still allowed to be dissapointed the t we didn't sign fekir.

7.) 11 Jun 2018 16:18:43
Can someone please explain to me the reasoning for the multitude of posts from Liverpool supporters about Fekir apparently failing a medical for whatever reason, yet the guy has played near on 100 games the last two seasons for Lyon and France. I find it very hard to believe a guy can play almost 100 games in two years but not be fit enough to pass a medical. Are Liverpool supporters suggesting the Lyon and French National team medical staff are inept at their jobs?

8.) 11 Jun 2018 17:12:01
Personally I wouldn't be surprised if the whole failed medical scenario was a complete fabrication by those who professed "the deal is done, will be announced at 9pm" to cover the fact they were talking crap.

9.) 11 Jun 2018 17:31:22
Just wow no official confirmation on any of the above medics comments nobody except the two clubs know why the deal hasn't been completed could be any number of reasons.

10.) 11 Jun 2018 17:52:52
Let it go guys.

11.) 11 Jun 2018 19:02:01
Can people stop repeating the tired "LFC tried to low ball Lyon" nonsense cos till further notice, NONE of that is true. Also, There is NO way Lyon would have allowed us to do the medical without a fee being agreed and all that. That much is fact. Now, Fekir has had two arthroscopic surgeries on the same knee since 2015 when he got it reconstructed. The last "scope" he got was in March which was just 3 months ago. This is not me talking. This is all over the French media. Fekir may have played a thousand games prior BUT in the end, it is up to LFC to to protect themselves from any liability if there is any doubt. Why? Cos we play a very high octane system and it takes it's toll on your joints and not to mention that the PL is the most physical league in Europe.

If our medical team has any doubt, it is within their right to present their concerns and even then, we were ready to go ahead with the deal hence, we asked for a second opinion. If Lyon refused that and demanded we take Fekir as is then, why in the heck should we just accept it? So we can please a bunch of petulant, spoiled brats who call themselves fans? To placate those who have no idea about the stark realities of football nor realize that players actually FAIL medicals? NO WAY.

We're dealing with millions of pounds here and LFC is not a charity and neither is Lyon. If what is said in the French media is true then we had every right to walk away from the deal as Fekir is now Lyon's prob. and even if another club signs him now, I still wouldn't care cos he will be their prob as well. We move on.

12.) 11 Jun 2018 23:35:01
It'll be interesting to see how his knee holds out over the next 2/ 3 years if he doesn't sign for Liverpool.

13.) 11 Jun 2018 23:03:51
Fair enough. I did take back my comment about low balling. It was said in z blasé manner rather than coming from petulance.

Someone said it earlier, we already have a fantastic team, we have fabs and Keita coming too. I am happy. I'd like a new keeper but if not I'm still happy with the team. And I'll be pleased with anyone we sign.

I'm glad we dodged a bullet if what brover is saying is true.




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19 Jul 2018 14:19:59
So did Klopp actually come out publicly announcing Ward as number one? Missed that interview. Any links, be an interesting watch.

Otherwise is everyone getting this Ward no.1 info from the same set of journos, twitter etc that I see always slammed down as utter bollox? Then becoming a super keyboard warrior ready and waiting to type ‘embarrassing’ as much as possible.

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18 Jul 2018 23:11:22
Don’t see the point or need to sell a versatile player who has played well and seems popular. people seem to have a mindset about this super strong 11. Yet same time we want a strong bench and top squad. Which is it?

So. Hendo, out injured. Fabinho suspended and Keita carrying a slight knock and ideally not risked as a CL game coming up. Can has gone, Ox out. THIS is when top teams still field quality and win in this situation.

I hope he stays.

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18 Jul 2018 23:01:36
If he still to improve our squad, Yes. In fact if we’re building a squad to compete the next season on all fronts, then I welcome all additional players. I trust our current management to know what they’re buying and how to use the squad and keep players happy.

He looked good at the WC.

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19 Jun 2018 18:13:57
His number is 8. Thanks Salah. That’s the thing I don’t know enough but he’s being banned around like the final piece of anyone’s jigsaw. Glad he’s top draw. Hope he settles in.

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19 Jun 2018 12:53:58
Is Keita really THAT good? Not so much the RM wanting to pay double, but is he a player who can single handed win the league? Obviously that’s impossible, but some players are the difference needed. I Don’t recall reading we were up against many to sign him.

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20 Jul 2018 12:46:07
sounds tidy. Couldn’t be a reason Fekir is shelved? Not putting 17yr old under pressure but if he’s good enough etc.

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20 Jun 2018 14:02:43
Think he’s progressing as planned. He’s adapted to full back well although he’d prefer CB, understand that’s the option this season. He’s had good first team minutes and experience. Had his injuries but always came back with the same quality and reliability. Yes made mistakes, but he’s young and played out of favoured position, but he’s also had many occasions where he’s been one of the best defenders.
Easy 7/ 10 and looking if he continues as an easy 8/ 10 which is the standard required imo to be a Liverpool first team regular (no one is really 10/ 10 except the odd Italian defender) .

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16 Jun 2018 18:06:58
Sure. I borrowed it from Steve McMananan and has been seen by a few others so no problem lending it out.

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16 Jun 2018 14:02:29
Fekir is not happening and after catching the second half it now feels a shame. I’m sure we will have a great second opinion. Our third one last summer worked out ok.

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15 Jun 2018 12:53:35
Thing is it’s like it’s entitlement. Just cause a question is asked here doesn’t mean it has to be answered or answer has be in depth or lengthy. I believe the EDs do this site for free or at least not a lot and have to deal with a sea of abusive morons. They still continue to help here with info.

I don’t always get the response I’d hope sometimes no response but it just doesn’t phase me. Just wish people, general no one in particular, stay polite and respectful.

Jurgen McFurgen