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22 Feb 2018 09:59:20
Hello eds, any interest in Luca torreira of Sampdoria from Liverpool?


{Ed002's Note - Everton were the Merseyside team who enquired about Lucas Torreira - not Liverpool.}

1.) 22 Feb 2018 15:32:15
Is he considered by Napoli as a replacement for Jorginho?

2.) 23 Feb 2018 05:00:11
I think Luca torriera is the kante of Serie A. Beastly little dynamite of a player. But of course as Ed002 has cleared it was everton and not us who enquired.
Would love him at LFC though.



05 Dec 2017 06:45:28
hi eds,
anything in the aubameyang rumours?
reading reports LFC could well sell studger, origi and ings and go for him?
if we sell all three doesn't sound bad but his wages might probably cut off any deal.


{Ed002's Note - Dortmund are willing to let Aubameyangadingdong go as they are sick of the backage. He has been offered to a couple of clubs and Liverpool might well be interested - but someone would need to make way from the first team - not the players you have listed. It is reasonable that Ings could get a loan and Origi may well want to stay in Germany in the summer. Aubameyangadingdong has been offered to an English side and an Italian side already. The Italian side see the price as high for the risk of disruption, and they are currently in turmoil. The English side is looking at someone else initially. Sturridge I don't know. But none of these are really starters. I would not rule it out but I am not aware of any approach.}

1.) 05 Dec 2017 10:33:21
So sell three hard working squad players and sign a disruptive flake who will want to start ahead of our front 3? And that too for an obscene amount of money? No chance unless Salah leaves in the summer.

2.) 05 Dec 2017 10:36:32
Ed when you say someone would need to leave mate I take it would have to be the likes of Firmino, Couts, Mane etc?

{Ed002's Note - He would want to be a starter - so go figure.}

3.) 05 Dec 2017 10:48:27
A 4-2-3-1 with Mane, Firmino and Salah behind Aubameyang would be incredible. Don’t think it would be my priority though as the defence must be our first thought and with the goals we’re scoring is it really worth the disruption?

4.) 05 Dec 2017 11:20:29
If our "Transfer Committee" have half a brain between them they'll leave well alone but I'm not sure they have the half of a brain.

5.) 05 Dec 2017 11:57:40
Only way I’d see it possible for PEA to be in the first team would be to drop bobby into coutinho role once he’s on that plane to Barcelona.

6.) 05 Dec 2017 12:00:19
Yeah right. wasnt Sadio Mane also seen as disruptive? He had prior disciplinary issue with Koeman. Looks what happen. We are not talking about some random striker. We are talking about most prolific striker last season in whole Europe. He is in bracket Lewandowski, Suarez, Kane. So please wise up and talk sense when you guys write as if he is another striker like Balloteli.

7.) 05 Dec 2017 12:29:42
There is a difference between a player who is disruptive because he doesn't fully apply himself and it gets on people's nerves, and one who just sacks off full games cause he wants to go out on the lash with his mates. He is more of a problem for squads than balotelli is, that's why he's discussed like balotelli by anyone who knows the first thing about him.

8.) 05 Dec 2017 13:37:36
Bottom line is klopp knows him. If he wants to sign him he will have confidence that can manage any issues and find a place for him in the starting 11. If he is a disruptive force surely Klopp will let it be known to the transfer folks to stay away. Nothing to worry about at all folks.

9.) 05 Dec 2017 13:46:31
Ed002 mate. which clubs (to the best of your knowledge) are currently showing any interest in Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang?

{Ed002's Note - See above - I have said that they have spoken to a couple of clubs - and that is it at the moment.}

10.) 05 Dec 2017 14:04:56
I was at the recent Dortmund v Bayern game and kept a beady eye on Aubameyang as i was keen to see how good he was. What a let down. He was a passenger for the whole game and did nothing, with Robben stealing the show. Admittedly, this is a single game, against Bayern and i had been sampling the local beers for most of the day, but from that showing, i wouldn't want him. On a side note, 83,503 people singing you'll never walk alone is truly a wonderful experience. especially with beer.

11.) 05 Dec 2017 18:28:20
Ed is there any truth that where looking for a striker Bec firmino is guna play coutino role when he leaves?

{Ed002's Note - I am not aware of Liverpool looking for strikers in January. The club is doing just great going forward and I doubt even Klopp would be stupid enough to screw that up right now.}

12.) 05 Dec 2017 19:10:54
Thanks Ed way I’d read it seemed more about summer plans when coutino leaves.

{Ed002's Note - I am pretty certain Liverpool are not making plans like that right now.}

13.) 06 Dec 2017 01:43:15
Am I wrong to think this would be a poor move for the club?



12 Aug 2017 03:27:35
Hi Ed's, a very good morning.
Would Barcelona be willing to include sergi Roberto in a deal for pipco? Is he on the surplus list? More importantly would the forces at liverpool be interested in player+cash kind of deal?
Thank-you for you kindness in this unkind transfer window.


{Ed002's Note - He is not on the surplus list but the clubs interested in him have had little luck getting Barcelona to talk. Liverpool has shown no interest to date.}

1.) 12 Aug 2017 09:15:07
Pipe dream unfortunately. After Messi, Suarez, Busquets, Iniesta, Pique and Alba I would say Roberto is probably the next best they have. He is a really classy midfielder and not a bad right back either.

2.) 12 Aug 2017 09:29:44
I get a feeling that any player on Barca's surplus list to be included in a deal would be an above average yet nothing special player, which makes the whole idea of it unappealing.

3.) 12 Aug 2017 09:30:45
That team is slim pickings IMO apart from top two and pique.
Maybe Gomes and Ter Stegen + 80million and then we could maybe talk.

I also find it hard to believe that they wouldn't come back.
Real probably will if not as Phil is knocking on the door of best in CAM in world for me. A season in champions league and people start to take seriously.

Question for Ed02: Have Liverpool been aggressive enough in pursuit of players this transfer window? Do you think if we'd have put money where our mouth is we could've got things do for targets?

{Ed002's Note - Liverpool has gone about the transfers in the entirely wrong way - but it is nothing about money.}

4.) 12 Aug 2017 10:32:18
Did I just read "has Liverpool been aggressive enough this window? "
Only way they could have been more aggressive is if VVD and NK where bundled into the boot of Klopps BMW and driven to Melwood.

{Ed002's Note - He has a KR200 - there is only room for one of them. }

5.) 12 Aug 2017 10:41:17
Should have looked outside the club for a sporting director promoting from within where a culture of incompetance has been prevelant for years just breeds more err incompetance . we have seen more of the same this transfer window. they should burn that rick parry guide to doing transfers.

6.) 12 Aug 2017 10:46:39
Why majorly weaken our team selling a player with years of contract when we can keep him, get a good year out of him and sell him for AT LEAST the same price judging by how transfers are rising year by year. its the same as Liepzig (why have no want or need to sell the player and we don't need the money) .

7.) 12 Aug 2017 13:38:16
8;minutes and our defence exposed. We are such a good team, something really needs to be done with our defence. Vvd as soon as. It'll be embarrassing but not as embarrassing as losing to mediocre teams.

8.) 12 Aug 2017 14:03:41
Ed, sorry couldn't find new post icon. Any idea why we didn't move for Joe Hart? It seems mad as we were the only team at the top he could've gone to bar city. He is surely an upgrade on what we currently have.

{Ed001's Note - because he is crap.}

9.) 12 Aug 2017 14:19:53
Totally agree Eds. The only reason he doesn't get called out on his mistakes is 'cause he's English.

10.) 12 Aug 2017 14:22:12
Didn't Torinos owner come out and say he didn't expect an England goalkeeper to make so many mistakes? Says it all really.

11.) 12 Aug 2017 14:44:44
Fair enough guys. I have to disagree with Steve wonder, England gks have had a hard time over last ten years, Carson Robinson and the other fella all made one mistake and we're dropped forever. I have always felt Hart was over rated but rest of country seemed to disagree. Until the euros where he was crap. What Hart does well is organise and control defence and I feel that is what we are lacking. But I buy that he has lost it.

12.) 12 Aug 2017 17:41:24
Nah it seems like he does superred but he just shouts loudly. Literally I think that is his only trick. Shouting and chest thumping.

13.) 12 Aug 2017 19:09:14
Sergi roberto is such a tidy passer, If we were to take him i would want him in CM, not being put as a rb like Barcelona shifted him out. Would still rather keep couts though.

14.) 12 Aug 2017 20:17:49
Dear Jurgen. we're going to take your star player and you can have anyone off our surplus list.

Yeh right!

15.) 12 Aug 2017 22:37:01
Under FSG, we haven't taken any surplus players as part of big money transfers out. I don't know if FSG think the supporters see such a scenario as Liverpool accepting cast-offs, but the sale of Torres, Sterling and Suarez didn't bring back any players from Chelsea, Man City or Barcelona.

I suspect it will be the case this time too. Why should Liverpool buy players who we don't need?

16.) 13 Aug 2017 07:04:17
@ superred91

losing to mediocre teams?

Last time I checked 3-3 was not a losing score line.

17.) 13 Aug 2017 15:28:23
Red, it sure felt like it was a loss .

18.) 13 Aug 2017 16:01:52
Fair point resend but we were losing 2.1 when I wrote that post and wasn't necessarily talking about watford. Was talking about defence in general.

Yeah, again I thought there were tonnes of positives from watford game.

19.) 14 Aug 2017 14:37:46
If Barcelona want coutinio and they want to offer a player or two in the deal then it has to be one of their top players. Next time they offer rahifina we should send em markovic in no 10 shirt. Don't think the part exchange is going to happen is it? Just psper talk. The first two offers were cash.

I think if we were to do a swap it has to be iniesta. If it truly is a iniesta replacement (pc) then we'll take the replaced player. The fact is, they just want the world's best south America players.



01 Jun 2017 11:02:35
So Mr. Peter moore is the new CEO.
Does it mean we can expect some Transfers FIFA style? I'd buy bale, one future player that goes 97 and one bonucci as i and pretty sure everyone else does when starting with a new FIFA season :P.


1.) 01 Jun 2017 14:13:53
I think that spending large amounts of money on a player has become unfashionable in many fans' eyes. Notably, clubs like City, PSG and the Chinese teams (in particular) are not well-respected amongst football supporters, and as such, a lot would like to see disassociation from these teams in the way that their club conducts its transfer business.

Add to that, there is a shared opinion now that there's something quite noble about spending less money on a player who turns out to be a world beater. Solanke is a perfect example, if he turns out to be a "30 goal a season striker" a lot of fans will respect the fact he cost not a lot and will want their club to do the same. At least that's how I see it. So with regard to Salah, a lot of supporters will be thinking there is some rough diamond out there, who is younger and cheaper. It's a no win situation, because if a club only buys cheap players and those players do not perform, the fans get on the owner's back.



29 Jun 2015 04:49:45
Have city given up on sterling eds? i mean they could buy delph or probably any player they want if it was English quota they were looking at? it has gone rather quiet.


{Ed001's Note - no.}

1.) 29 Jun 2015 09:22:36
We'll probably hear more after July 1st. That date seems to be getting banded about a bit on here for FFP reasons or something.

2.) 29 Jun 2015 10:44:52
What has Delph got to do with Sterling? Just because he's English? I'd say they'd prefer players that are actually good though, they don't need more Rodwells & Sinclairs.




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17 Jul 2018 02:40:00
Yes he is coming! 29.07.18.


{Ed001's Note - is that a reference to my birthday? Have you got me something nice?}

1.) 17 Jul 2018 07:18:37
I think it’s a reference to Pepe coming to see WDS 😯.

2.) 17 Jul 2018 07:40:10
I think it's in refrence to the Pope coming to dublin 😉.

{Ed001's Note - Nick Pope?}

3.) 17 Jul 2018 09:29:43
No Tom Pope.



13 Jul 2018 11:46:14
Probably a bit early to ask., but what is everyone's expectation for the coming season.
I want us to win the title no more no less. I think as of today if we sort the goal keeping situation we have the best defense, best midfield and best attack of all top 6 teams.
the bench is also looking good.


1.) 13 Jul 2018 12:23:13
I want us to win the league or at the very least be in the running as close to the end as possible. Another great run in Europe would be brilliant. Obviously a cup of any sort would be great. I do think solidifying ourselves up near the top of the league is essential to the club after so many up and down years.

2.) 13 Jul 2018 12:29:54
The expectation can't be to win the title after we missed out by 25 points last season and came fourth. The expectation is to improve again and be best of the rest.

I want us to get somewhere in the region of 85 points. That will mean progress and place us in the best position to take advantage if City underperform.

{Ed002's Note - The expectation since the owners arrived is the win the Premier League.}

3.) 13 Jul 2018 12:30:35
Hard to predict to be honest. On the back of Salah having the greatest goal scoring season of every premier league player ever, and we still only managed fourth. We need a world class keeper for me, only Then we can look like closing the 957 point lead City got.

4.) 13 Jul 2018 12:33:48
Buy fekir and go win the league. Take that over europe anyday. Cup would be nice too.

5.) 13 Jul 2018 12:41:55
How many points did Karius cost us in the Premiership last season?
Just throwing money at a goalkeeper will not bridge the points gap between us and City.

6.) 13 Jul 2018 12:43:33
Eventually Ed, we'll get there.

7.) 13 Jul 2018 12:52:09
Solidify top 4 and a cup at least.

8.) 13 Jul 2018 13:10:47
A GK from the top shelf and I'm expecting the PL-title. Keita and Fabinho will give so much to the team, quality and rotation.

Current GK staff: top 4 and FA-cup. QF/ SF of Champions too.

9.) 13 Jul 2018 13:31:59

Nothing else. Where liverpool football club.

We might not win it but we expect nothing else. Especially with this squad that we are still assembling ;)

10.) 13 Jul 2018 13:38:18
Win the league for me. I don't buy into the "we finished 4th last year, improvement will be above 4th". by that logic, only teams that finish 2nd the previous season would have a chance to win the league.

We've spent big to improve the squad, we've got an established way of playing, and Champions League run and World Cup summer will have pumped up some players. If we don't win it and finish higher than 4th, I won't say its a bad season, but I want that f&@king trophy!

11.) 13 Jul 2018 13:46:57
My expectation is top 4.
My hope is the title though.
Depending on transfers and a lot of luck I don’t think the title is out of reach this coming season.

12.) 13 Jul 2018 13:47:49
In reality if City repeat last season, which they may, no one else will get close. So I'm going to be bold, 90 points at the end of the season. If that doesn't win the league then the team that does has earned it. Plus another big run in the CL and a domestic cup win. The squad is coming together and that should be a target.

13.) 13 Jul 2018 13:51:28
Quadruple ;)

14.) 13 Jul 2018 14:10:12
In the league we have the best attack our middlefield is top 3 and our defence is only better than arsenal.

15.) 13 Jul 2018 14:44:02
If our defence is so bad and our "middlefield" is so good, why is Klopp looking at midfielders like Keita and Fekir?
Our defence took a big upgrade with Mad Dog and Van Dijk. They need experience together that only comes with playing time.

16.) 13 Jul 2018 15:31:39
Top Three and a Cup Final, where we win of course .

17.) 13 Jul 2018 15:44:29
Karius did not cost us any points last season. In fact, he saved us a point (or 3 had the ref not messed up) by having a brilliant game vs Spurs and saved Harry Kane's penalty that would have made it 2-1 to Spurs and a defeat, for sure. Just stating facts.

Now regarding the target for next season, we need to improve in ONE major area: Points lost from winning positions. No matter who we sign or what calibre of GK (a red herring really cos many average GK's have won trophies for their teams), we have to stop peeing away points the way we have been doing in the last two seasons.

This means we have to manage games better, stop playing this 5 at the back trying to hold the lead cos it NEVER works and do a much better job of keeping the ball in midfield in the latter stages of games. If we can do this, we won't be far from winning the title and/ or winning a Cup, IMO.

18.) 13 Jul 2018 16:32:20
Since VVD came in and Robbo settled we were just as good as city bar the last 6 games when we had no option just to rest players for the CL.

With a the midfield additions we have made and another few signing to come we should be thinking about winning the title. We showed city we can do em on the day last season which just adds to confidence. We need to do well against our rivals this season as we struggled against them away from home especially and drew when we should have beaten, Spurs, Chelsea and Utd at Anfield.

Title is realistic as we are every bit as good as city. That and a good run in CL again. YNWA.

19.) 13 Jul 2018 16:52:28
Predicting we would have lost a game to Spurs had Karius not saved the penalty is not stating Facts Brover mate. That's just an opinion.

20.) 13 Jul 2018 17:41:55
Win every game, no excuses 👍.



05 Jul 2018 10:31:16
I don't get it why is everybody so against shaqiri.
He will not be a stater just a cover option. and he can chip in games where the front three need some resting.
If anything shaqiri is an excellent replacement for markovich/ ojo/ kent who don't hold any future at LFC.
As for attitude problems, i believe Keita has issues. nobody is crying over that because he is a steal, a remarkable talent.

If shaqiri feels happy signing for LFC we have a decent little player at our dsiposals.

Also its not the first team LFC lacks in its the inappropriate cover and Klopp is looking to address it. so i don't think shaqiri has anything to do with fekir.

if we get a keeper in i think we are already much stronger than last season (fekir or not) i think we are serious title contenders.


1.) 05 Jul 2018 10:55:16
To go from Coutinho to Shaqiri though mate. well, I won't say anymore than that.
We can review come the end of the transfer window.

2.) 05 Jul 2018 11:07:55
Is a goal every 6 games really that impressive? He is a highlight reel player. If you shoot from 30 yards 50 times a season, a few are bound to fly in eventually. In league games, he has had 157 shots and only 53 have hit the target, with only 15 going in. That is roughly a 9% conversion rate. He's the personification of trial and error.

I do appreciate that he has good striking technique, good pace, and good vision. I'm not here to do him an injustice and deny he has any ability at. His application and decision making is awful though, which makes him very inconsistent. If he only averages 5 goals a season when he is starting nearly every game and taking every free kick, odds are he'll struggle to score more than 1 or 2 goals when he is in and out of the team.

Solanke, Sturridge, Ings, Origi, Wilson and Ojo are all good enough to score 5 goals a season if they played 3000 minutes of football in a team built around them.

3.) 05 Jul 2018 11:14:59
Thats the point though, he wouldn't be replacing Coutinho he would get games covering Mané and Salah. He could even play through the middle in some games where Bobbys rested or the early rounds of the cups.

{Ed001's Note - so may as well scrap the academy now if we are going to sign crap instead of giving them a chance, even though they would actually make an effort.}

4.) 05 Jul 2018 11:15:57
we have already replaced Coutinho with salah and keita if anything.
Shaqiri in no way is coutinho replacement. He is cover for front three. Coutinho has already been replaced. he played wings and midfield and now we have a better winger than coutinho in salah and a better midfielder than coutinho in keita.

with a 4-3-3 we hardly need a so called "AM" and we have already signed players (salah and keita) better suited to 4-3-3.

5.) 05 Jul 2018 11:18:33
I’m not against him, good at free kicks and corners will be a good option coming off the bench.

6.) 05 Jul 2018 11:21:01
“To go from Coutinho to Shaqiri” is just silly, it implies we’re replacing Coutinho with Shaqiri when that clearly isn’t the case. He’s been touted as a buy to provide cover.

I personally am hoping we don’t sign the player. Akshit yes Keita also has attitude problems but you mentioned the significant difference yourself, Keita is a talent. I don’t want to risk squad chemistry over a cover buy. Also Keita was young and more likely to change. He was also in a weird position where he was at a club having already been transferred. Shaqiri’s attitude problems have been an issue his whole career. If the transfer happens I’ll support him but I hope it doesn’t.

7.) 05 Jul 2018 11:26:25
Oh ed 001 doesn't rate him. now i get it.

{Ed001's Note - don't be a prick akshit. People are capable of making their own minds up. It is you who has read a load of opinions about Raiola and regurgitated them on here as fact. But I am sure you know him and his plans for his players personally and so are not taking anyone else's words into account in your nonsense post about him.}

8.) 05 Jul 2018 11:26:48
How can Shari get games covering Mane and Salah?
That's like replacing Linford Christie with Agatha Christie.

I've got Keita as primarily being a de-luxe Wijnaldum; greater goal threat and creativity but that mobility to play high-tempo and get up and down the park.

In games / situations where you don't necessarily need a DM (Fabinho), I have Keita and Henderson as the midfield legs and the AM (ex Coutinho) as the creative fulcrum?
Perhaps Fekir or Shaqiri - in which case, are they either / or Ed?

9.) 05 Jul 2018 11:30:02
Well said ed01 and totally agree mk.

One thing that strikes me about liverpool these days is the professionalism around the club, the easy going atmosphere and hard working players. Shaquri is the opposite to all those things. He is the type of player who distances himself from his team mates when things are going wrong. I don't want him near our bunch.

He has talent but it doesn't shine through in every game, barely 50% of games does he do anything. He's not that good either.

Put it this way, if utd signed him we would be laughing at them. I rest my case. God I hope he doesn't sign.

If he does, I will support him.

{Ed001's Note - spot on, if he signs he gets support, but I desperately hope he doesn't.}

10.) 05 Jul 2018 11:35:44
i see it this way, to get a starting spot at LFC, shaqiri would need to work remarkably hard to displace one of bobby, mane or salah.
if he can do that we have a great player for the cheaps and if not he is just a bit part cover player who might impact a game or two. i'd say again he is replacing likes of kent, ojo, markovich who have no future at LFC.

{Ed001's Note - say it as many times as you like but it is crap. No one is replacing those players at all. They are not in the squad to need replacing. Some people come up with the most ludicrous attempts to justify signing a player they like.}

11.) 05 Jul 2018 11:47:15
For me he doesn't look like a Klopp signing. He doesn't do a lot a tracking back and he doesn't bust a gut to win the ball back like our front three. Maybe Klopp could inspire him to do so? I don't know! He does have some quality tho and could possibly be a better fit than Sturridge or Ings if he applied himself. Anyway it's all pure speculation at the minute, who knows what's going to happen.

12.) 05 Jul 2018 11:47:29
If you don't rate him and i do it, doesn't mean what i say to justify is crap. as a matter of fact i donot agree with your opinions on him lacking effort. he is cover and i rate him as cover player.

As for riola what wrong did i say its a fact he is selling his clients for best money to fill his pockets. he got a large sum from pogba transfer and is one of the richest football agents.

{Ed001's Note - no but the crap was your idiotic attempt to justify the signing as a replacement for players that were not even in the squad. It just shows the level you will stoop to in order to justify your ridiculous assertions. You won't let truth get in the way will you?

That was not what you said about Raiola. Perhaps you should learn to stop at that in future, as it is clear the rest of your comments were just snide digs. A bit like your snide comment regarding me not liking Shaqiri. You have been warned about this before, making snide digs at people.}

13.) 05 Jul 2018 11:52:49
Akshit, you literally mention his attitude problems yourself. Do you Earnest think these won’t be an issue? Especially if he’s not getting game time? Or are you just ignoring points that don’t fit your narrative. Their are better cover options out there.

If we get the player fine, he’ll be supported. But it’s just silly not to try and look at both sides of the argument.

14.) 05 Jul 2018 12:00:20
People dislike him akshit because the things he does are highly unlikeable. Everyone knows the guy can play but in football at the highest level, talent is not everything. Mentality is massive, application and effort count for a hell of a lot. He is poor in that side of his game. He is fat and the reason we don't see enough of his talent is coz he doesn't apply himself enough

I agree with you that if klopp could get him in shape and somehow change his whole outlook he could be a good player. But we have some brilliant, highly thought of youngsters who play in the attacking areas and I can't think of someone who deserves THEIR chances (the kids chances I mean) less than shaquri.

15.) 05 Jul 2018 12:06:14
Wats all the fuss about shaqiri? I love that song, 'hips don't lie' and that vid she done with Rihanna. And shes married to a Barcelona player. quite decent I think.

16.) 05 Jul 2018 12:08:45
That's a very very good point eamonsf mate. We know his attitude is not top notch and how will he handle not playing. Could go either way but on past evidence I'd suggests he would regress. Good point, well made.

17.) 05 Jul 2018 12:11:13
Personally I do think Shaqiri is a lazy player but having seen how Klopp manages with Mane (who is allegedly one player who has attitude issues) I'm not worried.

I can't believe for one second that Klopp wouldn't be saying to him that if he wants to succeed at Lfc he will need to adapt his game to work hard. What do you think Ed1? Do you think Klopp sees the potential beyond the laziness?

{Ed001's Note - if he signs him then he must do.}

18.) 05 Jul 2018 12:13:27
Advice taken.
maybe you should also not call out players problematic and lacking effort and useless when they clearly are not.
he sulks, a lot i take that, but he is a hardworking and industrious player. you have called him out as lazy and lacking effort and what not, that doesn't go well with me.

will take care in future and won't take digs.

{Ed001's Note - except his coaches have called him lazy and problematic. He spends 90% of his time on the pitch stood watching with his hands on his hips, hardly hard working and industrious is it? I call out players that deserve it, and he clearly deserves to be called out as that was why he got booted out of Bayern, nothing to do with talent. I don't care what goes well with you or doesn't, I will say what I think. I am not going to start running things past you to check if your bizarre perceptions agree with mine before I comment.}

19.) 05 Jul 2018 12:37:54
coaches or pundits like gary neville?

{Ed001's Note - how on earth would I know what he said? If I say coaches I mean coaches. I am done with you and your snide comments. I will no longer waste my time on you.}

20.) 05 Jul 2018 12:38:56
Fair play ak. In the words of John Power (cast front man) "dont you think our live would be a little dull if we had the same thoughts" debate is what makes this site class.

21.) 05 Jul 2018 12:48:33
Wow do people actually believe he's going to start or he is a replacement for coutinho hahahahahah

How does he get in the team over mane, bobby, mo, keita, fabinho, hendo.

What he does give us though is some cover for mos left foot so when h3s not playing we can remain in out favoured system and the passes and movement we make isn't to disputed my having a right footed in place of mo.

22.) 05 Jul 2018 12:59:39
Ed1, very well said in every single note.

As I said this morning, I just can't believe people who would back up such signing, it's just beyond me.

23.) 05 Jul 2018 13:27:47
Where would you see Shaqiri playing if signed and selected Ed001?
Personally, I don't see a natural place for him in our team. Not quick / mobile enough for out wide, not at a level for AM that we should aim for?

{Ed001's Note - I really do not know.}

24.) 05 Jul 2018 13:52:25
So yet again we are divided. Most don't want him signed and some do. I have offended ed001, which well I did push it a bit and of course got an earful too.
I see it as a good signing and one i'd be looking forward to.

25.) 05 Jul 2018 14:21:26
He's cover that is all.

It doesn't require us to abdonon the academy just get a good loan got Wilson and ojo and use shaqiri whilst they come of age.

And let's face it unless a big injury, when is klopp dropping mo. So instead of Wilson waiting around for an opportunity, he can be out smashing it in the championship.

{Ed001's Note - so spend millions in wages and buying a player that we don't actually need makes sense to you? Why not just buy better players in the positions we can improve?}

26.) 05 Jul 2018 14:18:46
i'd rather see Wilson bein given the chance to cover the wings and i'd be delighted if that happens. Unfortunately i don't see it happening this year and can see him heading out to get another full season of games. Hopefully im wrong though and Wilson runs amok in pre-season. I'd much rather youth in general be given a shot than millions being spent on squad players who play a handful of games and block the kids coming through.

27.) 05 Jul 2018 14:47:37
It all boils down to what Klopp sees, as Im sure more than 50% of the people against Shaquiri's signing also doubted Oxlade before we signed him.

So why don't we all just relax and see what happens.

28.) 05 Jul 2018 16:17:41
Ed in this day and age every player costs millions in wages but it's over a 4 or 5 year period so even if he's on 80k a week, that's 3 mil a year and then what 12 mil transfer fee for someone who klopp might just make special and a good quality prem winger to make sure we don't suffer to much without pace if mo or mane get injured.

If we offload Danny who is on 150k a week for the reported 8 mil from besiktas then it's a solid move do you think not

Also where is left that we need huge huge money to improve. We've got 100 mil in cms just signed. An 80 mil cb. Mo has extended his contract. Mane and bobs look to be staying, well bobby extended aswel didn't he

We have a bench now of mignolet, Gomez, Matip, Milner, wij, shaqiri and origi.

We still have potential sales from clyne, ings, studge, Moreno, lallaba,

So we can recoup some mulla

I just don't think there is as much risk as your making out to our future purchases nor the well being of the club's finances.

Lastly there was similar arguments to Chamberlain signing and that worked out all right.

{Ed001's Note - I just don't see the point in wasting money on a player that no one believes is good enough to force his way into the team and so is purely a sub or injury cover. No matter how cheap, it is a waste of money. Put it towards quality or invest it into the academy, but these transfers are what cost Houllier, Rafa and Rodgers their jobs. Buying bench players is never a good policy.}



26 Jun 2018 12:06:57
This day in 2009 we signed the phenomenon that was Glen Johnson!
Wish TAA turns out half like him. :)


1.) 26 Jun 2018 12:11:27
Hopefully the ability half, and not the application half 😂 seriously though I know you are jesting, but Johnson was such a lazy player. What a waste of talent. He could've been the one of the best right wing backs in Europe if he'd had the right attitude to the game.

2.) 26 Jun 2018 12:15:06
I don't know what Glen Johnson your thinking of, but TAA is already better than him in my opinion.

3.) 26 Jun 2018 12:16:49
I remember doing a stadium tour and the going to melwood and fluked getting there as the players were leaving and one thing that sticks out for me to this day was glen Johnson’s watch, huge thing! Had loads of pics that seem to have been lost.

4.) 26 Jun 2018 12:29:49
Johnson got a lot of stick and was poor in his last few seasons but we got a couple of really good seasons out of him imo, offered plenty going forward.

5.) 26 Jun 2018 13:39:38
Agreed cobra. I didn't know about his bad attitude but I always thought we had a great little rb in Johnson.

6.) 26 Jun 2018 13:39:38
Agreed cobra. I didn't know about his bad attitude but I always thought we had a great little rb in Johnson.

7.) 26 Jun 2018 13:59:36
I didn't mean attitude in that he was disruptive. He just didn't train hard enough or try hard enough on match day. His attitude was very clearly "I'm good enough to coast through and still get a 6/ 10 in the papers tomorrow".

Alongside Ashley Cole, he's the most naturally gifted wing back England have produced this century. He just didn't play to his full potential for whatever reason.

8.) 26 Jun 2018 14:11:47
I'll always remember him for his performance in that game against Palace in the 13/ 14 season.

9.) 26 Jun 2018 14:55:03
Johnson scored some belters for sure. Had awesome technique too, just seemed to have a lot of "cba" days.

10.) 26 Jun 2018 19:00:22
Sorry how do we know he didn't train hard enough? I can't find any ex players or managers quotes. Cheers :-) Always thought he did a job until the end of his time with us.



23 Jun 2018 16:48:17
Wc fever. Ed's are we interested in hirving lozano? If not we should be. Looks like a real direct player. His pace and directness will be a threat to any team.
But I don't think he'd come to be backup. We could alter lineup a bit though fit him. 😉.


1.) 23 Jun 2018 17:13:20
Looks like Barcelona are in for him but he would surely be a bit part player there, hopefully he will go somewhere for first team football, Everton?

2.) 23 Jun 2018 17:27:26
I’d take bench at Barcelona than first team at Everton any day of the week. Sorry Ed025!

{Ed025's Note - at the moment so would i FMS, but good things are going to happen across stanley park very shortly so it may not be the case once we get our act together mate..




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08 Aug 2018 09:55:42
Oh it's true. It's damn true 😁.




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31 Jul 2018 05:34:05
Hi ed002, Has the asking price increased as to what was originally reported in the media the deal was done for?
For me its remains a mystery as to why no one has yet put in a credible bid of for his services. he is a genuinely good player that can really help some of the top clubs right now. Say some one like Juventus and even Madrid.


{Ed002's Note - The other clubs approach did not see the value in Fekir at the asking price, or did not have space in their squads for the player. Real Madrid were one of the sides that were approached as they had previously shown interest. However the player would not be guaranteed game time there and they have a two year plan to completely refresh the squad and had other attacking midfield options on their list - and they opted to purchase one of those this summer in any case. Juventus never enquired after Fekir.}



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24 Jul 2018 08:33:02
KAA Gent then the ladies would be KAA ladies.




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13 Jul 2018 11:41:10
Best signing for the price. Hope he can prove himself at LFC.




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12 Jul 2018 12:17:34
Thanks ed002.





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10 Aug 2018 08:37:24
i think before the season has even started cardiff are relegated. its a shame.




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09 Aug 2018 14:57:51
The poor lads would go if some one bids mate. There has been no bid. So we keep them. You don't have to pay their salaries out of your pocket. The club will pay them and do what is in the clubs best interest. We don't want to sell for cheap and that's that.
There are cup games to play in. I don't know about I want to win both the cups this season and the league and the cl. So we need players.




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09 Aug 2018 12:40:22
It is hardly imperative to sell at prices not suited to the club.
and it has never hurt to have multiple options. i don't think ings and origi are going to argue that they are better than bobby, mane or salah to warrant a first team place.




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09 Aug 2018 06:47:11
can be walcott too he is almost always subsituted. i know he reached 100 substitutions last season.




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09 Aug 2018 06:45:24
i'd go with ryan giggs since he played the most matches and was a attacker.