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07 Jun 2020 06:22:37
Hey reds and EDs, my first time visiting the site in quiet a bit as the frustration and uncertainty regarding the future return of sport over the couple of months saw me take a step back from the football world. Was great reading through some of your posts and Ed02 with some superb answers too, glad too it's business as usual on here despite the frustrations we've felt.

Just 1 question ed regarding possibility of Rashica, if werder Bremen get relegated which looks likely and Rashica then clearly on the move what kind of price would you estimate they might be forced to settle for?

{Ed002's Note - Milot Rashica (LW/RW) another possible Jadon Sancho replacement or indeed a Leroy Sane option and there is interest from Borussia Dortmund, RBL and Bayern Munich. Werder Bremen don't want to sell (but could be relegated). Rashica plays predominently on the left, like several of the many Sancho replacements, but is seen as versatile. Dortmund are looking at a number of possible Sancho replacements that they have identified and others who also play predominently on the left. I am not aware of any approach from Liverpool to Werder Bremen nor any declaration of interest from his agent or lawyer but it would be interesting if their were - he would certainly provide good cover for Mane. German sides can buy him for around €35M.}


1.) 07 Jun 2020 09:21:20
Thanks for the excellent reply, that's an interesting price if any team decides to offer it as he could very well become a player worth much more than that. I'd like to see any potential income on possible shaqiri sale put into signing him as we could benefit from a strong left sided attacker which shaq wasn't and Origi not natural wide man. With Rashica and minamino we'd have 2 players in early to mid 20s who are natural to playing on each wing respectively and would offer more balance to our style when needing to come in to our frontline. I'm just not confident we will be spending that amount unless we make some good sales.


 

 

03 Aug 2019 05:56:48
Any news on where Kent is most likely to move? Any advanced talks taking place?


1.) 03 Aug 2019 18:22:30
Leeds?


2.) 03 Aug 2019 20:03:27
Would be a good signing for them.


3.) 04 Aug 2019 11:56:30
I can’t see a move to be honest Har. From what I can tell it’s fairly stuck where it is. If there was a move away that would leave London and Surrey with a coastline which would be fun but I think East Sussex would be a bit exposed so it’s a non starter. There could be a loan to France but it take a while to get there.


4.) 03 Aug 2019 14:16:42
Last i heard was no club could afford him (they don't think he is worth it) and only want loan deals. Klopp Said no loans but when no bids come in we'll let him go on loan with an option/ obligation to buy or something.


5.) 04 Aug 2019 20:37:18
Not even close to an accurate prediction. In your defence Lerchy that’s how the vast majority of confident calls go on this site.


6.) 04 Aug 2019 22:41:05
The PFA Scotland Young Player of the Year? No interest!? Shockin.
He'll prob be sold for 6mil on Wednesday, no biggy. I'm actually way more curious to see if there'll be any late surprise incomings. I expect nothing, but they've surprised us before.


 

 

04 Jul 2019 11:17:19
Ed a quick question if you have any info.

I remember laxalt being linked in the past but I'm sure you mentioned us giving up on any interest. With Milan now poised to sign Theo Hernandez would they possibly look to offer laxalt around at a decent price? Would it be a possibility we may look again at him if readily available or is it non runner?

{Ed002's Note - It is a good question. Laxalt would be happy to stay at Milan and it is Ricardo Rodriguez who was blocking his place in the first team for much of last season who is being offered around. However, with Marco Giampaolo as the new coach and Theo Hernandez joining it will still limit opportunities - although with serious financial issues they will be thinking about keeping him to cover the LB, LM and LW positions - which he is capable of doing. Interest remains from Atalanta and Newcastle enquired - seeing him as a left sided option to Kenedy. For me he would be ideal cover for LB, LM and LW at Liverpool but there has seemingly been no recent interest from the club although he is one of those players - like Valentino Lazaroon the right, who is comfortable in several positions.}


1.) 04 Jul 2019 12:16:41
Thanks for that answer, very insightful overview in fairness. It's his versatility indeed is what would have made him a sensible option too I think. Cheers.

{Ed002's Note - You are welcome.}


 

 

 

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20 Dec 2020 22:50:45
I was just thinking about Brewster lately and wondering if there are any parts of his contract that will activate if Sheffield Utd get relegated.

To be honest it was never the right club for him to enjoy as a forward. Any idea if he has a route away from a club likely to be facing the championship next year?

{Ed002's Note - I would doubt it - he may get a wage reduction.}


1.) 21 Dec 2020 07:44:05
The thing is with Brewster is he is unproven in the premier league still. So even if Sheff Utd go down who’s going to risk paying to keep him in the league. Maybe he needs a step down before he takes the step up again or maybe the championship is his level.


2.) 21 Dec 2020 08:43:55
Feel bad for Rhian. From his injury to getting a lose-lose move to Sheffield Utd, nothing has gone right for the lad so far bar a brief stint at Swansea.
He will probably have to make an impact in the championship next season and hope a premier league club comes in for him.


3.) 21 Dec 2020 12:03:42
It's up to him to prove he is good enough. He's going to have to work for it now!

Good forwards in poor teams still score goals! The question is, is he good enough?

Great business by LFC imo.


4.) 22 Dec 2020 23:24:12
To put quite simple, he isn’t that good.


 

 

20 Dec 2020 02:09:55
Just a couple of nice thoughts as we spend Christmas top of the table despite so many possible setbacks that we continue to brush aside. Following the international break late in November we've beat Leicester, wolves and crystal palace 3-0, 4-0 and 7-0 and also got 3 points against spurs. Probably our 4 hardest fixtures on paper and taken maximum points. Annoyingly we dropped points at Fulham and Brighton and those 4 points left behind were not ideal but being able to turn over the stronger opponents is pleasing as I'm sure we won't always be as complacent against the weaker sides. Without our 2 main CBs, even our GK and our RB also for few weeks we've had 3 clean sheets and the 3 other games we only conceded 1 goal in each when all the talk after that international break was how our defensive crisis could derail our season. We've not conceded one goal from a set play since and only twice from open play. When players like jota or salah who have been on form either injured or rested we've seen firmino step up to the mark and minamino when selected ahead of salah. Kelleher and neco Williams were able to shine in the couple of games where Trent and allison were out. Matip and Fabinho growing in comfort whilst Robertson is clocking up assists again. Firmino mane salah jota combined have now 28 league goals which is more than any other team have scored in total so far and rarely those 4 have all been on the pitch together. Thiago, keita, OX, Milner yet to come in to add strength and jota hopefully not too long out and Trent and allison getting back to form gives us many reasons to be positive right now.

Interesting to see if any new faces are targeted in January and how we fare top of the league without giving up that spot to anyone else after battling so hard to earn it despite all the obstacles. Bring on WBA next weekend and keep steaming forward.


1.) 20 Dec 2020 06:49:57
So basically, you're saying everything is fine. Or did I miss something? 😁.


2.) 20 Dec 2020 08:58:53
Agreed lots to be pleased about. Shame Big Sam may get managers bounce next weekend but their last game they drew away at city so maybe a good thing?


3.) 20 Dec 2020 11:29:09
Echoes my sentiments accurately Har_red, we’re exactly where we need to be and very well placed. All things considered with the terrible VAR and injury luck we’ve had we have no right to be 6 points clear, and yet the boys have managed it.

I’m not too fussed about most of the points dropped, against Villa, City and Fulham it simply wasn’t our day and we deserved to drop points, you can live with that with the injuries and fatigue. Against Everton and Brighton however, those games were straight up daylight robbery and we should be 4 points better off if VAR wasn’t an absolute catastrophe. If we had those 4 points i doubt anybody would be complaining about our away form, it’s a red herring really, as proven by our demolition of our ‘bogey team’ yesterday.

With the fixtures and consequently injury lists racking up for all the other sides in the league for a few months, it’ll be interesting to see how the other sides cope with it, which is to say i don’t think they’ll cope as well. In all of the biggest games, when it’s mattered most, we’ve turned up, irrespective of personnel. We still have players like Jota and Thiago to come in, and an ACTUAL CENTRE BACK hopefully in january. All of our important players, like Wijnaldum, Alisson, Trent and most of all Firmino have all begun to hit form after indifferent starts, just at the right time.

All of these factors point towards the gap hopefully increasing over the coming weeks, rather than getting smaller. Most of all i’m glad the lads get a weeks rest and a few days off at christmas, they’ve earned it. Only downside is i have to wait another week to watch the Reds again! : (

Merry christmas to all and keep safe. Allez la rouge!


4.) 20 Dec 2020 12:32:48
Fully agree, OP. We have the points we deserve cos he’ll knows we have had to overcome some serious challenges to get where we are this season. We could have had more points yes but ketch’s not forget that we could have had less points as well cos we could have lost vs City and Fulham in both first halves of both games. In the end, we are where we are.

I le just super happy with our boys and the coaching staff who had to earn their wages managing the players thru a right storm and the mental toughness they have shown to get thru this storm for the most part, is awe-inspiring indeed. We are not outta the woods yet tho. Not by any stretch, IMO.

January will bring what it will bring and regardless of what the window brings, let us support our team and continue to stick together. We are all Mentality Monsters now. Embrace it! Merry Christmas to you and yours!


5.) 20 Dec 2020 12:37:04
The worst result was Everton, losing Virgil and Thiago and Pickford not being red carded and having that late goal ruled out by the finest of margin.

Following on from that Brighton was also a tough one with VAR getting involved at the end considering it should be used only for “clear and obvious errors” or “serious missed incidents” - two players trying to kick the same ball moving in the air and Robbo foot glancing off Welbeck's foot did not warrant VARs involvement, that assumption does stand up as none of the other Brighton players asked the question.

Fulham was down to ourselves being sluggish and Fulham getting a lift from having home support and a point against City well we will take that.

Leaving that shock result against Villa.

To be top is a great effort by the whole club and well done to the young guns who have come in and stood up, yes young Curtis Jones, Neco Williams, Nat Philips, Rhys Williams and Kelleher. Also how good is it to have players like Henderson, Fabinho, Milner and Wijnaldum who can slot into different positions when needed.

This start to the season I think have made is stronger and closer and looking forward to us march on to our 20th league title, here's hoping that Jurgen can back it up next season as well to catapult us to where we belong, 1 ahead of Manchester United.

When do we play Arsenal? with Arteta in charge we could absolutely smash them.

All the best Redmen and have a Merry Christmas, from down under - KingCarlos.


 

 

03 Dec 2020 10:09:56
Interesting to see what CBs might be available or affordable for us in January. By the time we roll into the 2nd half of the season the league will be taking shape and we hopefully be well in contention while also preparing for European knockout stage. Without our 2 best CBs long term we could really do with someone that has the experience or style of play suited to come right in and be ready to settle immediately.

Certain players klopp has spent months conditioning them to our mould like robbo, Fabinho, OX, minamino for example as they were either coming into the league or adjusting to new tactical ideas.


1.) 03 Dec 2020 12:16:26
I don't think Klopp will go and get another CB unless one of Matip or Fabs gets a long term injury, he seems happy to run with Fabs/ Matip/ Williams/ Phillips unless we sell someone in January for big money I just don't see a signing coming in he needs to jig around the champions league squad and have Phillips registered.


2.) 03 Dec 2020 13:43:03
Spot on, Kloppers. I don't see Klopp doing that either in fact, he has alluded to that recently and implied that if something can be done, the club will try. If not, we use the players we have. IMO, that is code for, "Don't get your hopes u, guys".


3.) 03 Dec 2020 13:49:58
He was in the market before the season started and the injuries have made things worse so I think it all depends on the availability of funds.


4.) 03 Dec 2020 14:09:42
I don't think we will buy anyone unless we can sell a few of the fringe players, and likely even then.
It might be an interesting loan market though I wonder if anyone of interest will be available on loan.


5.) 03 Dec 2020 14:37:31
I was of the opposite opinion as regards Klopp’s statement RM 😆
He couldn’t very well publicly throw the two younger players under a bus and say effectively that they’re not good enough and Liverpool need to buy another CB could he?
But if either of Matip or Fabinho were missing, then neither Phillips nor Rhys Williams are good / experienced enough for the knock out stages of the CL or crucial PL games IMO.
I think we’ll try to get a good younger CB in, some names have been bandied about, at the £20 - 30m mark though I’m unsure of finances.


6.) 03 Dec 2020 15:45:52
I remember in the summer when people were saying we definitely weren’t buying anyone and we weren’t especially buying Thiago as it didn’t make financial sense. Look how that turned out. The only people that know the plans are the LFC money men and Klopp. Everyone else regardless of what they claim to know is just guessing or giving an opinion.


7.) 03 Dec 2020 16:31:50
JK23 without rumours mate we wouldn’t have this site
It’s people asking for other peoples opinion.


8.) 03 Dec 2020 16:37:22
Million % klopp will be in for a cb January matip way to unreliable that leave us with 2 untried and tested cbs Williams and Philips! Fab is a mid and a top one at that. He’s been played at cb because klopp has no choice! I’ll bet anyone a cb is brought in jan regardless how fit matip is!


9.) 03 Dec 2020 16:55:10
Err, and what are you doing exactly JK23?


10.) 03 Dec 2020 17:13:50
Read my posts again gents. I’ve not said people shouldn’t give their opinions or spread rumours. I’ve just said that the only people who def know is Klopp and the money men 🤦🏻‍♂️.


 

 

20 Nov 2020 10:22:20
Been a rough couple of weeks with Trent, hendo, Robbo getting knocks without us knowing wether they are very minor or if they will cause concern. Fabinho and thiago we hope can get back in and up to speed. We need matip and allison to stay available every week. Salah will come back in after a week recovery. Losing Gomez was a blow along with VVD but I think we can stay positive for a few reasons. Firmino, wijnaldum and keita all have failed to shine this season but each of them scored and played great for their nations. Jota and mane fit and confident to lead without Salah in attack. We face Leicester at home then atalanta at home so no travelling is good right now, then next week were also at home in Europe so if we can get a win Wednesday we can afford to use our squad more wisely for last 2 group games. After Leicester our schedule going into January has teams mostly in bottom places and out of form while spurs is the one tough hurdle and we have them at home.

If we can go through the next 6 weeks picking up points in the league without hitting a rough patch and get the job done in Europe with games to spare then we at least can do what needs to sorted from start of January with hopefully no long term absentees asides from Gomez and VVD.

We have nearly 2 months from the injuries until January so at least we have time to plan and assess who to recruit instead of needing a rushed late addition. We've been without allison, thiago, matip and either Henderson or fabinho for many games so if we can now get them all on the field together instead of chopping and changing each week we might get into a rhythm. Keita and shaqiri are now options for rotation or subs that we so often never had previously while Curtis Jones and Milner will be getting plenty of minutes too.

There's a lot of panic and uncertain worry the last few days as we are terrified at possibly being so depleted that we suffer a few damaging weeks that see us fall behind but I think it's being hyped up by the media etc to an extent. Henderson, Robbo have been made out to be injury concerns but I'm sure they are the players who brush off knocks quickly and get on with it. Fabinho, thiago.


1.) 20 Nov 2020 11:25:33
I agree, and love a bit of positivity at the moment. This season can't be treated the same as any other by fans, it's downright weird, so let's just enjoy the plus points and see what happens.


2.) 20 Nov 2020 21:21:19
If were top of the league on Sunday night i think we'll win it again. would mean we would be at least 7 ahead of City with kinder fixtures for the rest of the year with a lot of players back over d next few weeks.


3.) 20 Nov 2020 22:56:00
JH, one game at a time is the best way to go at this point during such a wierd season.


4.) 21 Nov 2020 13:28:01
I know red, but in saying that if we finish ahead of City we'll win the league and if we make a 7 point gap this weekend i think we'll stretch that lead between now and the transfer window.


 

 

01 Nov 2020 11:43:45
Just have a little thought that I wonder could be wise next week against city if fabinho were to miss out. Phillips did an impressive job defensively yesterday but that was against a team klopp knew would stick a lone target man up top and only supply an aerial challenge so Phillips knew exactly how to defend that with some aggression.

Next week though city will offer a much different threat. Without any natural striker they've been playing with front 3 of lively tricky quick players but no out and out forward means we need to stop them from trying short one touch passes in and around the box.

I wonder if gini wijnaldum would be better equipped to deal with cities likely attack. He's tactically smart, doesn't need to have height for attacking high crosses and his reading of that style of football would make him more aware of the dangers than Philips has ever had to play against yet. He's shown in the past he knows how to play CB so I wonder would klopp maybe do a bit of planning this week towards that possibility if thiago and Henderson are both fully fit to play in midfield with one more so that wijnaldum can be taken out of the middle. It's always a certain type of CB who struggle vs city like lovren who wants to attack the ball and get into the striker. But without any striker we need a defence who's constantly looking at the potential openings and aware of where to close spaces and passes with quick reaction. Gini is a already proven to be very good at this when in his midfield role and without aguero or Jesus he should be confident of dealing with essentially 3 wingers .

Anyone think that might happen considering the opposition threat that is complete opposite to what Philips excelled at dealing with yesterday.


1.) 01 Nov 2020 12:12:06
Har always enjoy reading your posts mate. Klopp was asked about Fab and the City game and he’s completely ruled him out. Then In his next sentence he’s mentioned Hendo, Wiji and Robbo can all play centre half if needed and then used Mascherano and his height as an example saying how well he did at centre half. This isn’t me saying they should play there. Klopp said it not me so please don’t shoot the messenger.


2.) 01 Nov 2020 12:46:13
I don’t mind the possibility of Wijnaldum playing at CB as you suggest for that game, I can definitely see merit in it.
With a midfield of Henderson, Thiago and a. n. other - think Jota could do a job on the LH side, or bring Keita in.
The beauty of that midfield is the players can all play different positions.


3.) 01 Nov 2020 13:04:10
Managers say a lot of things before such big games under this context. Pretty sure Kloppo has an idea of who plays next Gomez at CB to some extent already so I don’t read too much into whatever Klopp says about at this early stage of preparations.


 

 

 

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03 Jan 2021 04:27:44
I know it's highly unlikely but I'd wonder if Danny ings could be a possible striker of interest in the near future. Klopp and the players seemed to have great respect for him and he was so unfortunate during his spell with us I'd love to see him get another crack now that he's since turned into a top striker who should be playing for a top team soon. He's suited to pressing and working hard from the front and his finishing in the box would give us that added clinical touch we sometimes lack.


 

 

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20 Dec 2020 00:39:21
Elliot is currently getting the chance to play week in week out and has the chance to prove himself instead of returning to sit on bench behind salah jota or minamino.

Grujic is barely even able to make his mark at Porto right now so why should Curtis Jones be seen as needing an upgrade with grujic. Thiago, OX and keita are still to come into the equation as all are returning to fitness now. We don't have the cluster of games every 3 days for next 5 weeks or so until CL restarts so we will be less strained with injury and fatigue to feel the need to bring back any loaned out players.


 

 

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01 Nov 2020 12:49:57
How unimaginable are his wage demands does anyone have a tough clue? Because you could potentially get in a player for no transfer fee yet the quality of player would cost likely 50mill to sign if under contract. Could that not afford some extra investment in salary or are his demands utterly ludicrous? I know that Milner and matip were both given large wages when they were signed on a free. When you see what city had to spend on Nathan ake or villa on Tyrone mings, both left sided players capable of playing centre and left back and were 40mil transfer fees alone. And for a player who is actually proven to be top quality with his career to date at one of the world's best team. Your not going to get that calibre without spending huge money so surely even large wages would be a bargain considering lovren lallana both having high wages and soon Milner will all be freeing up large salary costs that surely combined would cover alaba signing package and with money left over. He's a player who can play in each of those departures position and is far better quality while also a few years younger.

Are there any other question marks over him that clubs are put off by? I would have thought he'd have clubs queing up to sign him. Juventus got Ramsey on a free but have been happy to pay him 400000 a week instead. Surely alaba wouldn't even demand that much even though he's worth more than Ramsey. Would somewhere like psg be his most likely move. I'd think they could pay him to replace thiago Silva or maybe juve looking to replace chiellini. Barca, real, United, Chelsea, city, inter, juve could all do with him in their squads so is it simply just money that's a problem.


 

 

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01 Nov 2020 05:35:43
Only see Barcelona going in for him if koeman in charge next year which I wouldn't put money on myself. I don't see us being in for him either, I don't see him as someone klopp would be fully interested in and we hopefully can see jota, minamino progress this season which saves us looking to gamble on a transfer like that. He's had joy for a couple of seasons in eredivise and ligue1 but also he's had a couple of lacklustre seasons too and has not proved anything in a strong league yet. Not a bad player but not fully convinced he can lift his game much further in the future.


 

 

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23 Oct 2020 06:07:53
That is fairly true, I can't argue with the points you've made there.


 

 

 

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27 Feb 2021 05:17:21
Its one of those where we have to treat his career as it comes and his progress always changing so can't be claiming what is right or wrong move for him yet.

Over the year's i've seen Wilson, Brewster, grujic all enjoy good loans, then demanded to be ready for first team or a higher level loan otherwise, rare have we got what we thought was a good enough player.

But look at jones, trent as the ones who were heavily involved from 18yrs old within the first team and the benefit of not spending seasons at other clubs missing out on learning our way of play.

I hope elliot returns and stays with us for good. Even if he doesn't play every week for a year or 2 with us he can learn to hit the required levels to make it at the top. he's still so young and has 3 years before turning 20, so no need to rush. Look at the best young homegrown players to breakthrough recently in top level teams. Rashford, trent, saka, foden, gomez, rice, wan bissaka, sancho all made it without going on loan to step up.

So many players with high hopes can suffer from multiple loans disrupting and stopping settled focus development.


 

 

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27 Feb 2021 03:19:18
When fabinho comes back i hope klopp tries to use him in midfield instead of CB. We need that protection and bring a balance to help others like thiago gini Jones who are playing roles that look uncomfortable when games get stretched. We desperately missed not having at least one of either hendo or Fabinho protecting from midfield so with hendo out for a spell we have to put Fabinho into his best role opposed to filling into CB.


 

 

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20 Dec 2020 00:59:10
I'd like saka as he could slot in LB and play it in our style or could play in the more attacking wide role and give us hard work and defensive duties. I also see saka being capable of developing more and more in CM as he gets to play more often there in a system that works with him. Long term he could be a good option in the role gini has played on that left side of midfield where he interacts with LB and LW with discipline to do the ugly work while also capable of impressive technical ability in possession. Milner has been the guy who alternates from left back and midfield when we need and saka would also let us replace that luxury when Milner no longer around. Arsenal may soon see new manager in charge and saka may find an appeal if klopp showed any desire to take him to liverpool.


 

 

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10 Dec 2020 18:04:00
Why is there such shock that he gave minutes to a couple of first team stars. Fabinho can only benefit from getting extra time to work on a new position that he's not used to playing. Salah only improves when in rhythm and firing without stopping and starting so in a game where he could have no pressure to over do himself and just play his attacking game he's not in fear of fatigue. Jota didn't start the weekend so was good idea to start him and keep him sharp. Salah got a goal and fabinho played 45 mins where his MOTM performance can only do his confidence wonders. We don't play until Sunday and with no more CL midweek games to play until February we aren't desperate to rest players if they are showing no signs of tiredness.

Trent, Keita, Fabinho are only getting back from recent injuries so minutes was good for them in a less pressure game. Since salah got C.V. around international break he's played 2 league games and 2 European games and only feautured for 60 mins in 2 of those 4 ties. After scoring against wolves at the weekend after 3 previous games without a goal since before the international break klopp would have wanted him to follow up and get back in the goals as that is more crucial than resting a player who went 3 weeks in November without playing any match and wasn't injured so can't possibly be needing a rest. Fabinho at CB is not a role where he's physically pushed to levels that are draining.

So many critical of team selection when we need to keep the momentum going always and playing to a high level, . If we simply played 11 reserve and youth players it would not help any of the younger players trying to prove themselves.

Williams and Kelleher could benefit my having a fabinho whos top class instead of another young nervous player in defence. 2nd half we looked far less assured without the experienced man to lead his mates.

Young lad in midfield looked composed and was able to get the ball and move it on when the quality of keita salah and jota are looking always as an option. Last season when we got thumped 5-0 by villa it was no benefit to any of the 11 kids who were left vulnerable. Our defence got sliced open and kelliher was guilty of a couple of mistakes also while going forward we lacked that threat that 1 or 2 stronger players would have helped the younger lads play with more confidence.

It's all about using these games to develop the talented youth by asking them to step up to the senior players level around them and giving them the best chance without being restricted due to a line-up that lacks strength and likely to play on the back foot throughout.
I thought klopp got it correct. Henderson, gini, Robbo, matip, firmino, mane, Jones all deserved the rest time but the 3 or 4 seniors he started in Salah, jota, Keita, Trent and fabinho have either need match sharpness after injuries or players who klopp wanted to give the chance to keep growing confidence after impressive attacking returns so far. We are expected to control the possession and pace of the play at Fulham on Sunday so can't be worried about any of Wednesday night's starters being leggy or off the pace by Sunday. If any thing fabinho and salah will have added energy following a great performance by one and a goal scoring performance by the other. Salah broke a record that Gerrard held and fabinho led a defence that contained 2 defenders and a GK that combined have yet to play 10 PL games between them.


 

 

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10 Dec 2020 08:12:54
Keep him as no.2 for time being as Adrian will be gone this summer and we've seen how crucial it is to need a keeper who can be called on. If we loan him then we need to recruit another GK and we want one who is capable of playing with his feet which Kelleher is strong. He's had 3 good outings but can't yet expect he's too good to be a backup currently.