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18 Jun 2020 07:34:56
Could there be any truth in keita possibly leaving I have heard ac milan are interested or a return too Germany?

{Ed002's Note - It seems rather speculative based on Rangnick taking over as coach, but he has been a disaster at Liverpool. The Italian government could block a move based on his conviction and I don't see how Milan could easily pay for him. Regardless, if there were a good offer for Keita I would expect Liverpool to seriously consider it as the return on their investment has been dreadful. I am also told he has stood out in the recent "pre-season".}


1.) 18 Jun 2020 09:41:57
Stood out in a good or bad way ed?

{Ed002's Note - A good way.}


2.) 18 Jun 2020 11:12:22
Some years ago, Voronin stood out in "pre-season"


3.) 18 Jun 2020 11:12:44
I'd love this fella to come good. There's a regular starting place for him in our midfield I reckon depending on the opposition e. g. one of those games where we want a more attacking shape - he just needs to stay fit. Ultimately he could replace Hendo, surprised to see it was his 30th birthday yesterday!


4.) 18 Jun 2020 13:13:13
Takumi and Keita to surprise alot. no fans. freedom to express.


5.) 18 Jun 2020 13:23:42
I'm assuming Keita is on a 4 or 5 year contract. So basically the first half (or almost the first half) of the contract has been a failure from a footballing point of view for the club. The return on investment the club was expecting has been nowhere what the club planned on. Yes he shows glimpses of talent from time to time, but then so do one season wonders, and we've all seen plenty of those. If an offer close to our purchase price comes in, I would look at it seriously. And re-invest in another player showing the promise Keita showed but didn't deliver.

I don't see Keita as a successor to Henderson at all. Keita has nowhere the physicality to be able to carry out the role Hendo carries out for us. And judging from the various stories and events that have occured since I first heard of him as a target, I see him as somewhat of a lightweight, both physically and mentally. Of course he is still a talented footballer, but being the linchpin of our midfield is probably a step too far up for him.


6.) 18 Jun 2020 14:14:36
Good aul naby!


7.) 18 Jun 2020 15:17:54
Voronin was a free transfer. His goal against Toulouse set Liverpool up to the Group stage of CL - that goal paid for everything (including his beach holiday! ) . Keita is a 52m bad investment but hopefully, he will come good.


8.) 18 Jun 2020 18:43:35
How can you call Kieta a “bad investment “ been ravage by injuries but when he has played he has looked like he could do well for us with a good run in the team. If the club decides to sell him I think they would recoup the transfer fee. Unbelievable statement that mate.


9.) 18 Jun 2020 18:50:02
I was all for moving him on but he might just get another under the current circumstances.
There are glimpses of a good player on occasions, when he's fit but he needs to stay fit and get a run of games to see if he is the player we hoped he would be.


10.) 18 Jun 2020 19:17:58
Scouse John L8. But why is what I wrote "an unbelievable statement"? Which part of it is unbelievable? Do you think the club is happy having paid for a player a year in advance before he joins and then seeing almost 2 years of non-performance from him? And there are other issues with him, but my post was not about slating Keita at all, and citing those issues would appear to be exactly that, slating.

Joe Gomez went out for a year and nobody said a word. Ox was out for a year and nobody said a word. And they both contribute far more than Keita does. So we're not exactly heartless monsters who don't understand the meaning and consequences of the word "injury". I supported Sturridge for as long as I could but once it became apparent that two years of injuries and not being available to play meant that he too should be moved on.


11.) 18 Jun 2020 19:30:28
I don't think keita has the desire to stamp his authority on the team, his value has probably decreased also .


12.) 18 Jun 2020 20:16:06
You are deluded to think Liverpool would recoup their fee.


13.) 19 Jun 2020 00:43:23
Behave John. Lightweight, frightened of the big occasion and looks like a headless chicken at times. Unfortunately, some players just do not adjust. I would love to play against him as an opposition player.


14.) 19 Jun 2020 05:13:45
First time posting on here. I don't get all the slate about naby.
Fair play he's riddled with injury at 52m an you want your moneys worth but everytime i see him play a lot of players back off him because its near impossible to press him with close control.

The midfield balance is not quite up to scratch to accommodate midfielders like him. Maybe if he had a bit more weight on him people would be comparing him to yaya or something lol.


15.) 19 Jun 2020 06:43:31
I think Keita will end up being a success and prove all of you ‘supporters’ wrong.


 

 

16 Apr 2020 16:38:53
I have heard we are after brozovic, is this realistic?

{Ed002's Note - Marcelo Brozovic (DM) would be a like for like replacement for Fabinho. It would be difficult to see how he would get a game at Liverpool and he is certainly not on the list of players that Inter Milan are looking to sell.}


1.) 16 Apr 2020 17:52:23
Ok thanks ed I seen click bait before saying we in talks too sign, from the site I seen it on I knew it would be garbage but had too check it out, what about tete from shakhtar is he highly rated an possibly on the move.

{Ed002's Note - Tete? Liverpool has no interest in him - where are you getting all of this from?}


2.) 16 Apr 2020 18:45:39
Various sites online ed, I don't believe we are signing someone til they wearing the shirt, but I suppose I was asking too see if there is any interest.

{Ed002's Note - I am astonished people think Liverpool are looking to add Tete. But a nice cheap Salah replacement I guess.}


3.) 16 Apr 2020 18:47:43
It's on metro and Yahoo an others just thought I would get confirmation that its crap.

{Ed002's Note - Welcome Tete then.}


4.) 16 Apr 2020 22:57:27
If people stopped reading these stories perhaps there would be less of them.


5.) 17 Apr 2020 12:38:04
Then why are we on a site called liverpool transfer rumours, because of speculation and it begs a question "is any part of it true "


 

 

10 Feb 2020 00:13:44
Any legs in Bayern wanting our bobby Ed's do u think he would want too leave.

{Ed002's Note - Roberto Firmino (F) Bayern see RF as a versatile forward who can play on the left or through the middle but they have other priorories, so nothing is likely to happen. A way down the list.}


1.) 10 Feb 2020 08:01:50
Why would Bobby swap the champions of the Premier League for the champions of the Bundesliga? Doesn't make much sense.


2.) 10 Feb 2020 12:42:23
Steady on Gregarious it’s not won yet mate.


3.) 10 Feb 2020 13:38:21
Your right virgil steady on Greg Bayern haven't won the league yet🤣🤣🤣.


4.) 10 Feb 2020 17:24:14
Gregarious, don't forget champions of both Europe and The World.


5.) 10 Feb 2020 18:12:33
Bobby would have to leave kickin and screamin he’s the fan fav and he loves us! Not a hope it’s lazy journalists! Was vvd last week it’s boring!


6.) 10 Feb 2020 19:21:29
No (non boyhood) footballer loves the fans beyond Money or glamour.


7.) 11 Feb 2020 15:05:55
Bobby couldn't understand pipco going to Barcelona and tryed to get him to stay so why would he leave for bayern am pretty sure the wages would be less I maybe wrong about that so please correct that if I'm wrong.


8.) 11 Feb 2020 17:14:40
What none of us know is what footballing ambitions or dreams any player has. They may include winning as many trophies as possible; playing for one or more of the world’s most famous clubs; playing different types of football in different leagues; sampling the different cultures in several continents or countries; having a settled long-term base to raise a family; staying with his hometown club for his full career; earning as much money as possible in what is a relatively short career; or a mix of these. We should simply enjoy the great players that come to our great club and wish them all the best if and when they move on.

{Ed025's Note - only one of those has any credibility WW ....its the money mate and anyone who claims different...is lying through their teeth..


9.) 11 Feb 2020 18:28:56
Ed025, such cynicism in one so young! I will give you 3 examples off the top of my head to challenge your view :

Matt Le Tissier - could have had his pick of the big teams, earned more money, been more famous, won more trophies but stayed with Southampton throughout his career.

Alan Shearer - when he left Blackburn, was wanted by Manchester United where he would have earned more money and won more trophies but signed for his boyhood club Newcastle United instead.

Steven Gerrard - could definitely have signed for Chelsea and probably a number of other top clubs, earned more money and won the PL trophy but stayed with Liverpool.

Other posters will have lots of other examples.

{Ed025's Note - le tissier was from a different era WW so we can dismiss him, shearer followed the cash to go to blackburn and at newcastle was still one of the highest paid players in the league, gerrard tried to leave for the cash but buckled under the pressure of threats to him and his family...but good try mate.. :)


10.) 11 Feb 2020 19:21:59
Posters, help! Please come to my assistance and demonstrate to Ed025 that modern footballers are not all the greedy, money-grabbing, selfish so-and-sos he would have us believe. Or am I hopelessly naive?

Oh, and Ed025 - didn’t your very own Binman turn down an approach from Ferguson before he signed Schmeichel to stay with the Blues?

{Ed025's Note - again a different era WW, its all about the money now mate and i wish i could say different..but i cant..


11.) 11 Feb 2020 19:42:05
Ighalo? took a pay cut to join Man Utd last month?

What about all the Juve players that stayed when the club was relegated? They took a 25% pay cut i believe to stay with the club they loved?

Totti turning down Real Madrid to stay at Roma?

Lahm turning down Barc to stay at Bayern?

Hamsik turning down Juve to stay at Napoli?

What about Jamie Vardy? Turned down a pay rise at Arsenal to stay at Leicester?

I am sure there are plenty others! COme on people help us out here. All of those players could have earnt more if they moved!

Red Sandman.

{Ed025's Note - ighalo made a mistake going to china and so im not counting him sandman, but there are a few good examples there mate...especially totti, but the lack of genuine candidates actually validates my original assumption i feel..


12.) 11 Feb 2020 21:59:27
To be fair 0025 I only managed a list of less than 10 and it took me a good while to pull it together. You on the other hand could rattle off about 100 names of players who chased the money so I think your point very much stands true.

Do you think a salary cap is the way to go or are we now too far gone?

Red Sandman.

{Ed025's Note - i think there is no turning back on this one sandman, agents have all the say now mate and im afraid we are stuck with it..


13.) 12 Feb 2020 07:34:59
Red Sandman, thanks for the support.

Ed025, I have to concede this one to you. I still think there are some players in the modern game who are not motivated exclusively or primarily by money but you are probably right that for the majority the money comes first, second and last.

{Ed025's Note - it really does im afraid mate..


14.) 12 Feb 2020 12:51:24
Somebody promised me a giant pay packet and I'd be on the first plane. It doesn't make a player evil to leave for pastures new when big money is on the table. This is why it's important players like our front three, VVD, Alisson etc. Understand that we can fight for titles on multiple fronts and pay them competitively with the other billionaires. Otherwise why wouldn't they leave? Who could truly blame them? We whine about it as fans but know in our hearts we would likely do the same. Footballers don't last for ever and are only in their prime a small portion of that time. You have to get what you can. Loyalty is fine in theory, and I can imagine none of our highest earners are angling for the exit door just yet, but if someone for ex. Barcelona says we are going to pay you what Messi makes and groom you to be his replacement how is he supposed to turn that down?

{Ed025's Note - that depends on how much money you have..or want..or need amerigo, i will have the run of the mill player in a mid table side who is being courted by a big fish and doubling his wages mate, but these so called superstars like neymar who jump ship for mega bucks make me sick...how much money do they need?, its greed, downright avarice and in these days of austerity, foodbanks and people on zero hours contracts...they should be ashamed of themselves..


 

 

06 Jan 2020 23:25:12
Surely we are not going too let wijnaldum go without offering a contract, one of klopps go to men and a vital cog in the machine, if he wants to leave it's another story but replacing him will be difficult he has become one of the first players on the team sheet .


1.) 07 Jan 2020 01:44:49
The man has 18 months left on his contract. There is talk of him moving in the summer, but there may well be a contract offer on the table by then. Who knows? But talk of him going is about 18 months premature.


2.) 07 Jan 2020 09:30:49
I like Gini a lot but it’s the position I least worry about replacing. Fab is holding, Hendo/ Milner in Ginis role with Ox/ Keita etc in the AM role. Still hope he stays and 18 months is a long time to sort something out. No worries.


3.) 07 Jan 2020 11:11:08
Gini has been outstanding this season, can’t believe Klopp would be happy for him to leave, for me he’s undoubtedly in our starting XI.


4.) 07 Jan 2020 11:13:46
I sincerely hope he stays and suspect he’ll get something soon based on how often Klopp turns to him in the big matches. His ability to protect the ball when under pressure is invaluable against the top sides where it doesn’t all go our way.


5.) 07 Jan 2020 11:44:25
Can't see him going anywhere to be honest, he's a player that Klopp can rely on and I would think it's only a matter of time before a new contract is signed.


6.) 07 Jan 2020 20:48:49
I can see him going as this rumour has just come out of the blue. I like him a lot but he's 29yo with 18 months on his contract, let him leave and hopefully jones will get some more game time.


7.) 07 Jan 2020 21:22:51
Gini has said he is happy at Liverpool and a contract will be discussed soon.


8.) 07 Jan 2020 23:35:14
Gini plays as many games as he can really, and has been fantastic for us in recent times. I can’t see any reason why he’d want to leave or we would want him too.


9.) 08 Jan 2020 11:10:15
Could it be that he's grown frustrated perennially playing defensively in the Klopp system when he could really thrive as an offensive midfielder like he is in his national team? That's the one thing I worry about personally.


10.) 08 Jan 2020 20:20:43
An agreement will surely be reached with Gini. A recent article about our squad wages has him as one of our lowest earners in the first team squad. I guess it's all going to come down to negotiating a wage that both we and he are happy with.


11.) 08 Jan 2020 20:37:00
A national newspaper has published the wages of Liverpool players, and I think most would agree that Gini is being paid quite a low figure (£3.9 million per anum according to the paper) considering that he's often a key part of the midfield.


12.) 08 Jan 2020 22:32:23
No idea how he's making ends meet, EpicPotato.


13.) 10 Jan 2020 12:51:08
I'm more intrigued that mane is on half of salah and miles behind bobby I'd of thought the three should be on similar money I know the yearly salary is more than I could earn in a lifetime but I would be pissed if someone joined my place of work after me does the same job and earns double what I do doesn't seem right.


14.) 11 Jan 2020 03:27:16
Mane only signed that last season too and he could probably have demanded double but that's an example of his character. He's not greedy or ego driven, he's humble and genuine. He spends a huge amount building schools etc back in Senegal and has never shown that greed affects his career. I saw a picture lately of him holding his phone which was an outdated old iphone with the screen cracked to bits, haha he seems too modest to demand a huge salary.

Similar to ngolo kante who didn't care what wages were being offered and he shows up to training in a 2nd hand hatchback car I can't remember which model but the story was hilarious, i love hearing rare stories of how top class footballers carry themselves without letting money affect them.


 

 

20 Oct 2018 20:50:18
Quite obvious our midfield is good but not creative enough we can run and pass sideways all day but we need someone who can pick a pass. klopp is very reliant on the old crop, I want to see fabihno and Keita in that midfield. really hope they can adapt. I am surprised they haven't as they have quality . Would be nice too have Shaq in the team in front of 2 midfielders as he is our most creative spark.


1.) 20 Oct 2018 21:11:10
Shaqiri to fill the Coutinho hole all day. He’s looking like more and note of a bargain every time he plays.


2.) 20 Oct 2018 21:48:56
He is needed for that bit of magic give him protection with 2 midfielders behind and let him pick passes make runs, the usual front 3 could benefit from his vision and craft, I also think Keita should b given a go there too run at people an bring others into play would b good for his confidence too free the shackles an have licence too attack , shame we never got fekir obviously.


3.) 21 Oct 2018 13:07:50
Maybe against the smaller more stubborn teams we need to play shaqiri in stead of third misfielder.

We will click, there were moments in the past 2 and a half season with klopp where we would not click as an attacking team and lost or drew games. I think we were 9th after that second int break last season.

This season the defense is supporting when we aren't scoring 3-4 goals. The goals will come im not worried.


 

 

 

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07 Jul 2020 16:04:49
Just imagine if football was different and clubs could only have players from the city the club is based in that would be interesting too see .


1.) 07 Jul 2020 16:20:09
Like GAA football!


2.) 07 Jul 2020 18:03:27
Obviously I watched what the klopp interview sayin it would b great to have a team of scousers I would love too see that .


3.) 07 Jul 2020 22:01:18
Macko,
Did you ever hear of Larry Tompkins? And the rest.


4.) 08 Jul 2020 02:10:12
A team with a scouse heartbeat i think he said, obviously that means TAA, and curtis jones, the whole team? never going to happen, personally i don't care what nationality the player is, as long as he is good enough to wear the liverpool shirt.
Going forward, klopp's ability to intergrate the youngsters into the first team without the drop off in quality will be crucial to our future success, especially during these uncertain times.


 

 

04 Jul 2020 11:32:35
I think this upcoming window is crucial, the players departing need to be replaced with quality reliable and durable players, shaq has barely played cos of injury he was our back up on wings but could barely be called upon so we were already over playing mo and mane . Lallana needs replacing ( thiago yes please! ) lovren is off same with him and robbo needs someone too take weight off him milner is not the answer . Teams around us will be neck an neck with us unless we provide new energy into the squad .


1.) 04 Jul 2020 12:11:27
What’s everyone’s thoughts on Origi? Keep or look to replace and upgrade?


2.) 04 Jul 2020 12:28:02
Lfc won’t buy anyone and you know klopp is happy to continue as normal but I agree there’s no way the league will be the same just much harder and lfc need more quality and not to rely on mane an salah all the time it’s getting really stupid now - I like origi but he has to go as he never plays as a first teamer.


3.) 04 Jul 2020 12:28:13
Origi's best through the middle, and is good enough there as a squad option or alternative type of striker to Bobby. But because he doesn't play the same way as Bobby, Klopp usually plays him left wing to keep the shape of the front 3. But he's ineffective in that position, imo.

If Klopp doesn't want to use him as a striker, we should move him on if we can find a more suitable player to cover the left wing.


4.) 04 Jul 2020 12:33:28
Werner would of been the upgrade imo. Who could we possibly get in for cheap who would be willing to sit on the bench and come in when needed without reducing our front 3 quality? He does need replacing though the issue is with whom.


5.) 04 Jul 2020 12:47:58
Keep him for derbies at anfield .


6.) 04 Jul 2020 12:52:34
For me I do like him but I think we need to upgrade
But would someone come in knowing they are likely to be on the bench more often then not.


7.) 04 Jul 2020 12:54:25
Just asking. Williams ever played LB before?


8.) 04 Jul 2020 12:59:06
Jk23 I would like an upgrade on Origi but keeping him for one more year and letting Brewster have a full season on loan might be the best option. I think a CB and a left back cover are needed more than anything would like Jamal Lewis from Norwich if they go down that would be great cover for both full backs with Williams at right back. We need a cb as matip is injured far to much and Lovren just can't be trusted as he just seem to make the same mistakes every time he plays.


9.) 04 Jul 2020 13:02:15
I actually think we need someone too keep bobby worried for his position, as world class as he has been his influence has dipped in terms of consistent performances and goals yes Salah and mane bang them in but it would be nice for goals too be spread out more from midfield and our main striker as its a lot of pressure on salah and mane year in year out with same tactics, we need fresh energy .


10.) 04 Jul 2020 13:09:12
Hailstones, this summer will be crucial for all clubs all over Europe due to C. V and NO club, not even Chelsea is out of the woods yet even tho, they have a lot more wiggle room than many others. You cannot "provide new energy" when there is very little available. Those are the facts.

As Ed02 has said, most clubs will record a loss this season and LFC is even more dire cos we have bills that are coming due hence, next to no wiggle room to operate and replace the players leaving with the ones you and I would like. City as well, do not know what will happen to them per CL ban or not or if they can even sign the players they want.

Therefore, regardless of what you want and who you want, the current reality will dictate that and I for one, am interested to see how we get thru this. Clamoring for new blood when it may not b feasible is not a solution, IMO. It's like preaching to the choir.

If we can't sign anyone then so be it and that is a reality you and I should be able to accept and move on from even tho, Ed02 said if there are things in the works that could allow us to make 1 or 2 additions provided we are able to sell the players at reasonable price under the circumstances. Let's wait and see first before making a judgment on who will be neck and neck with who next season.


11.) 04 Jul 2020 13:41:58
Williams has a strong right foot, I think playing him on the left would be a mistake.

If we buy a striker who comes and sits on the bench a lot, their confidence is going to be low. In origi we have an unusual situation. He must be confident, scored some massive goals for our club. But doesn't kick up a fuss about not starting.
And while he is a striker and is better through the middle, I like him on the left, especially against a tired rb. He's scored some big goals from the left. It gives him a bit more time on the ball to set up his right foot (which is as sweet as any forward or player at the club) and I feel like it would be a bit of a kick in the teeth for him. Like I said, he has scored some big goals for us this season and last. More pressing issues. Lovren will need replacing. Philips vdb and hoever I don't trust against a top side. I'm not so worried about shaq leaving as we signed mino who can play wide.


12.) 04 Jul 2020 13:52:11
Sorry I don't accept anything that is not categorically over, I will put faith in Micheal Edward's.


13.) 04 Jul 2020 13:02:15
I actually think we need someone too keep bobby worried for his position, as world class as he has been his influence has dipped in terms of consistent performances and goals yes Salah and mane bang them in but it would be nice for goals too be spread out more from midfield and our main striker as its a lot of pressure on salah and mane year in year out with same tactics, we need fresh energy .


14.) 04 Jul 2020 16:02:42
Thanks Robbie.


15.) 04 Jul 2020 20:29:51
I agree with something red that we just can't use Origi in a position that gets the best out of him.

CF where firmino works in our set up doesn't suit origi and left wing he often can look frustrating. I think he could enjoy success playing in a suitable attack elsewhere if we were able to bring in a player to fit us better.

I see minamino as a stronger player to fill in firmino position so if a natural wide player was added I'd be comfortable to see origi move on.

I was never his biggest admirer as I often get frustrated with his play but regardless he will forever be loved for his big moments and giving us some unforgettable nights.


16.) 05 Jul 2020 14:00:07
Forwards:
Definitely need a pacy wide player to rotate with Mane and Salah. Cannot be relying on only two wide players throughout the season if we are to compete on all fronts. Im all for moving Shaq and Origi on to fund a move for someone like Leon Bailey or Rashica who are better from the wide areas. We already have Bobby and Minamino to play through the middle so a wide player has to be priority.

Midfield:
Not sure Thiago is the answer even though he is good against low blocks. We have enough numbers in midfield and creative players like Ox and Keita that Klopp hopefully uses more next season.

Defense:
Backup LB who can also be a 4th choice CB for us to replace Lovren. Either Lloyd Kelly or Ben white would be great if Lovren (hopefully) moves on.

So Shaq, Origi, Wilson, Ejaria, Kane, Grujic, Karius, Awoniyi ect out.
Bailey/ Rashica, Kelly/ White and maybe a creative midfielder like Aouar or Thiago if Keita does not step up.


 

 

30 Jun 2020 19:04:56
Looks like sane going too Bayern from city they will have one of the quickest teams ever seen, I would imagine city replacing him, I had a feeling we might go after adama traore but with sane leaving could see city getting him .


1.) 30 Jun 2020 19:54:02
No one will be signing Adama Traore. The Wolves owners have big plans and are among the richest club owners in the world. The Sky documentary a few months ago details just how big their plans are.


2.) 30 Jun 2020 20:16:01
Hailstones, seems you are obsessed with this Traore fellow cos you have been posting about him relentlessly for a while now. That's cool cos clearly you want us to sign him. Spoiler alert: He won't be signing with LFC cos well, we are not interested in him and I doubt even City want him cos they have other more pressing areas they need to strengthen first.

As RHLT said as well, good luck trying to get any of the Wolves players or their manager who I adore s a true gentleman for that matter. They are banging on the door of a CL spot and that is their short term objective so why would they sell one of their rising stars to anyone, exactly?


3.) 30 Jun 2020 22:23:54
Adama is all pace and no substance. Pep ain’t buying nobody without skills! Bernardo Silva will run rings around around Adama 😂😂.


4.) 30 Jun 2020 22:25:56
Yes I must say I am intrigued by him as a player but not obsessed cheers but he looks unstoppable and getting better but realistically it was
never happening with his price tag being so high, I want us too sign the best players in the league too stay on top before others swoop .


5.) 30 Jun 2020 22:35:02
Hailstones, you like pace mate 😅😅 don’t you? I like skill! Give me a Dennis Bergkamp over anyone. Pace is essential but without skill and technique you are an Arron Lenon or Theo Walcott.


6.) 30 Jun 2020 23:46:24
Speed kills.


7.) 01 Jul 2020 00:56:33
Radio Jockey, can I just point out that Traore destroyed the Man City team twice this season and gave Andy Robertson a hard time too.


8.) 01 Jul 2020 04:30:50
As they say class is permanent. Speed will always change. You might get a fullback quicker. The player will slow down with age or as you've seen with the likes of Owen 1 bad injury and when speed is your main asset your game is gone.

On the other hand you have someone like Barnes. Who despite the injury and losing his pace. His skills and intelligence allowed him to stay in the game way beyond his injury would've allowed him.


9.) 30 Jun 2020 23:23:36
"He looks unstoppable and getting even better"?

Where do you see that? In wolves last 7 or 8 fixtures he's hardly got a start, since football resumed he's got 2 assists, both of which were just basic well executed crosses into danger zone which every professional midfielder or winger is capable of. I don't see a player who can out of nowhere make a goal. Lennon, Redmond, bolasie, Valencia, Shaun Wright Phillips, Jesus navas, Walcott all similar examples in my eyes of having a hot run of success and everybody thinking they have something special which they don't.


10.) 30 Jun 2020 23:23:36
"He looks unstoppable and getting even better"?

Where do you see that? In wolves last 7 or 8 fixtures he's hardly got a start, since football resumed he's got 2 assists, both of which were just basic well executed crosses into danger zone which every professional midfielder or winger is capable of. I don't see a player who can out of nowhere make a goal. Lennon, Redmond, bolasie, Valencia, Shaun Wright Phillips, Jesus navas, Walcott all similar examples in my eyes of having a hot run of success and everybody thinking they have something special which they don't.


 

 

28 Jun 2020 00:16:30
I have a feeling we might sign adama traore and I would love it, this guy is a mini akinfenwa he is becoming unstoppable he can go wide and drift in the middle, teams are rubbish scared of him often 3 players get round him leaving space for others an failing that he just leaves opposition for dead . I know money is tight but if shaq leaves we need too replace and traore would be ideal .


1.) 28 Jun 2020 07:32:37
If we had that sorts of money the club wouldn’t miss out on Werner. It’s shame. We have to strengthen at least 3 positions in the summer and one of it would be a winger.


2.) 28 Jun 2020 08:21:33
I’m sorry but he doesn’t even start for Wolves on a regular basis.

People talk about an improved product but it’s improved from non existent to average at best.

For quoted 70mil it would be a shocking piece of business and he will never be anywhere near good enough to take the Salah when the time comes. We need to have someone with the potential to be world class which he simply isnt.

{Ed001's Note - such as Elliott maybe?}


3.) 28 Jun 2020 08:48:09
Exactly Ed,

I’m personally well up for giving Elliott and Jones a proper chance to prove themselves.

A lot of people seem to be writing off Minamino far too early too.

{Ed001's Note - I expect Minamino to play a central role rather than wide.}


4.) 28 Jun 2020 09:05:03
I think people are seriously sleeping on traore, I honestly think he is on subs bench at the minute either cos he has told them he wants too leave or they are keeping him out of spotlight cos of speculation he might be going . Harvey elliot is great but so young also hoping curtis Jones steps up .

{Ed001's Note - you think wrong.}


5.) 28 Jun 2020 10:05:17
Hailstones, nobody is sleeping on Traore. He is as described by many on here like Shaq Attack and the Ed01: Average at best. Also, you do know that if we had the cash to sign Traore (who we have no interest in, per the Ed's) and at 70m, then why would we have pulled out of the much cheaper Werner deal, a player 3/ 4 times better than Traore and a guy we REALLY wanted? Think, man. Your logic is very skewed here, I'm afraid.

You may want us to sign Adam Traore and that is fine BUT pls, enuff of the bigging up of a player who could not be arsed to put a shift in vs a useless Aston Vila team who had a clear game The guy is nothing more than a MOTD highlight reel and nothing more plan for him (Douglas Luis shackled him) and shut him down.

Traore has very limited end product, lacks consistency in his performances (no longer starts for Wolves), poor off the ball and I can go on and on. Sorry, NO passengers allowed at LFC anymore and long may it continue.


6.) 28 Jun 2020 12:04:10
I kinda agree with Reid Meister here. Traore is all pace and power and beats man with his upper body strength than skill. (Very similar to OX) . We need skill on the flanks not power. Mane, Bobby and Salah are all skills. Pace and technique is the key to play on the flanks.
Lozano, Cheisa, Insigne, Rashica etc.


7.) 28 Jun 2020 12:05:35
Ed001, where do you see Elliott playing long/ er term?
He doesn’t strike me as a wide player, not out and out quick. Pethaps an AM?

{Ed001's Note - you might be surprised how quick he actually is mate. I expect him to end up as a wideman, but I am sure he could play across the frontline too.}


8.) 28 Jun 2020 14:14:08
Elliott is a stand out at melwood.


 

 

26 Jun 2020 17:04:07
Special mention too Sean Cox, I am sure him and his family enjoyed our win yesterday YNWA!


1.) 26 Jun 2020 19:27:21
Warmed my heart to see him speak to the players after no. 19 came home. Loved it.


 

 

 

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30 Jun 2020 14:11:53
Could we even get money for matip? He is very unreliable physically although when fit we have seen brilliant performances, it's a shame .


 

 

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30 Jun 2020 14:08:21
Definitely no signings up front now .


 

 

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18 Jun 2020 19:30:28
I don't think keita has the desire to stamp his authority on the team, his value has probably decreased also .


 

 

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17 Jun 2020 19:00:39
We all know shaq is gone, it almost feels like he has downed tools cos he is not a starter or a klopp favourite . On the other hand if he has genuinely been injured we don't need him we have players already that can't play ten games on the bounce .


 

 

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15 Jun 2020 21:11:10
I have too agree 6 times he would not be nowhere near my first choice, but the reality is he would contribute more than shaq and I am just using his name cos he is linked, I don't think klopp would have him back anyways .


 

 

 

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07 Jul 2020 18:03:27
Obviously I watched what the klopp interview sayin it would b great to have a team of scousers I would love too see that .


 

 

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05 Jul 2020 18:37:37
Keita is brilliant he just needs too play more than ten games in a row without getting injured . I want him too succeed there is a real player there .


 

 

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04 Jul 2020 16:33:44
Nice and positive review of his attributes there 6 times.


 

 

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04 Jul 2020 16:33:44
Nice and positive review of his attributes there 6 times.


 

 

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04 Jul 2020 13:02:15
I actually think we need someone too keep bobby worried for his position, as world class as he has been his influence has dipped in terms of consistent performances and goals yes Salah and mane bang them in but it would be nice for goals too be spread out more from midfield and our main striker as its a lot of pressure on salah and mane year in year out with same tactics, we need fresh energy .