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08 Jun 2022 08:47:22
Wasn't it last summer we were showing interest in Florian Neuhaus?
Is he no longer an option/ of interest?


{Ed002's Note - Liverpool have continued to watch him.}

1.) 08 Jun 2022 18:00:31
Wasn't he in Kraftwerk? We do need more NUMBERS in our side.



04 Jun 2022 11:43:35
Tammy Abraham is videoed telling Trent that he's coming to us next season.
Not sure how serious he is. Do any of the Ed's know if there's anything to this?

He's 24.
Has scored goals in the c/ ship, the Prem and now Serie A.


{Ed002's Note - There is no agreement for TA to join Liverpool next season.}

1.) 04 Jun 2022 11:50:42
It was tongue in cheek because of how many goals Trent created in the training session. Abraham would be a good signing though. I can't believe Chelsea sold him in favour of Havertz, Werner and Lukaku. He's better than all 3 of them.

{Ed001's Note - he really is not.}

2.) 04 Jun 2022 11:51:16
Would like to see that video.

3.) 04 Jun 2022 11:53:17
Thanks for the response.
Has Liverpool shown any recent interest in the player?

{Ed002's Note - I am not aware of Liverpool ever showing interest in the player.}

4.) 04 Jun 2022 11:55:08
hi eds, no agreement maybe but is there any interest.
i know we will be after a high profile signing to replace sadio and while i don't see a need to replace origi as we would have 5 attackers, reading between the lines is there any interest in maybe abraham or watfords joao pedro.

{Ed002's Note - I am not aware of Liverpool ever showing interest in the player and Joao Pedro is in discussions with another club.}

5.) 04 Jun 2022 12:11:05
MK he’s not better than Havertz, you’re having a laugh there mate. Havertz is a far superior footballer in every aspect of his game.

He didn’t actually say he was coming here, seemed more like a throwaway remark.

6.) 04 Jun 2022 12:12:14
It'd be a strange one, he's very limited in his playing positions which Liverpool normally eschew, but he needs barely a sniff at goal to score, he gets into dangerous positions with barely any support but contributes nothing to the counter-press Liverpool use . On the face of it a very expensive Origi replacement.

7.) 04 Jun 2022 12:44:34
I'm not having Havertz at all as a striker; midfielder maybe. Werner gets dizzy in the penalty box. Lukaku's attitude/ fitness is a disgrace.

I'd take Abraham all day if i'm picking one to lead the line.

{Ed001's Note - Abraham is just the same as Lukaku.}

8.) 04 Jun 2022 13:23:53
He’s an average striker playing at his level in Rome. Not sure what anyone sees in him.

Havertz is phenomenal and a player I wish we had at LFC.

9.) 04 Jun 2022 13:38:00
I personally think Havertz is the perfect Bobby replacement and would excel in that role under Jurgen.

A very intelligent footballer being stifled somewhat by Tuchel’s preference for boring football.

{Ed001's Note - I agree sm, he is a very good player. Unlike Abraham, who can trap a ball further than most of us can kick it.}

10.) 04 Jun 2022 13:57:44
Havertz as a false nine would be a revelation in Klopp’s system, he’s quick, skilful, has tremendous vision and his first touch is exceptional. He’s also decent in the air too. Just a shame we’ll never see him in a Liverpool shirt.

11.) 04 Jun 2022 16:25:08
I always feel that there is a lack of effort from Havertz, good player but can produce a lot more than he does.

12.) 04 Jun 2022 16:41:45
I agree with Mighty Reds. I've never seen anybody describe Havertz as quick before this thread and I reckon Ian Rush would still press more even now.

I can see the Lukaku comparison ability wise but the difference is that Abraham isn't a stone overweight.

13.) 04 Jun 2022 16:01:43
Ed001. I love it. Abraham can trap a ball further than most of us can kick it. Comedy gold. I trust you are not a fan?

{Ed001's Note - not in the slightest.}

14.) 04 Jun 2022 20:13:50
Ed001, that’s Graham Potter and Havertz we’ve agreed on now. Quick say something nasty about me before people starting talking about us…. ;)

Although I reckon we’d definitely see a different output from Havertz were here under a progressive thinking coach like Potter and not a 0-0 merchant in Tuchel.

{Ed001's Note - exactly. Ooops another agreement.}

15.) 04 Jun 2022 21:09:47
I'd take pulisic. Think under klopp he'd flourish and there's maybe a chance of that actually happening compared to havertz.

16.) 04 Jun 2022 21:31:10
Havertz can play anywhere. One of the most naturally talented players in the world.

He would be perfect for LFC.

17.) 05 Jun 2022 00:13:17
Just want to admire Ed001's response regarding Abraham's ability to trap a ball. that's got to go into some type of "Hall of Fame" comments. as is soo fitting. legend

18.) 05 Jun 2022 01:38:41
Havertz actually does press quite intently imo. He does have that sort of Ozil/ Berbatov air about him, and he’s definitely not a Kante/ Henderson but he definitely busts a gut getting forward whenever I watch him. definitely hampered by Tuchel and the set up but so are all the Chelsea attack.
Can’t remember who said Tammy doesn’t need a lot of chances to score but they clearly never watched him under Lampard where he’d miss 2-3 chances from 5 yards out every game 😂 incredibly frustrating player.



09 Nov 2017 14:49:08
Any truth to the rumour that Kai Havertz has been visiting Melwood with the view to join?


{Ed002's Note - I am not aware of any visit and if there has been I have no doubts at all that Bayer Leverkusen would complain to FIFA if Liverpool has made another illegal approach for a player - one who signed a long-term contract in the summer and is not for sale.}

1.) 09 Nov 2017 17:04:44
Apparantly Leverkusen allowed the visit to take place.

{Ed002's Note - That would be truly astonishing given he has only recently signed a new contract and he is not for sale.}

2.) 09 Nov 2017 17:44:51
Him signing a new contract could be just be Leverkusen protecting an asset but if you say he's not for sale then fair enough.
Thanks for your opinion.

{Ed002's Note - I really have no idea what you are talking about. What makes you think Bayer Leverkusen agreed to this - and who accompanied him?}

3.) 09 Nov 2017 18:32:22
I'm talking about about a rumour that Kai Havertz visited Melwood with Leverkausens permission. Apologies if that was not clear from my previous posts.
I have no idea who accompanied him.

{Ed002's Note - who has said Leverkusen gave their permission?

4.) 09 Nov 2017 19:14:23
Nothing but sass from Gingerlfc, offt.

5.) 09 Nov 2017 19:13:37
I believe it is from an article from Football Whispers written by Sam McGuire Ed002. Here is where he says it.
"Havertz signed a new five-year deal at the BayArena in July but it appears as though this was more to protect his value after the Bundesliga side granted him permission to visit Merseyside"

{Ed002's Note - Maybe Liverpool will be letting Ben Woodburn have a look around the Arsenal training centre at London Colney?}

6.) 09 Nov 2017 21:23:00
Abit bitter there Ed.

{Ed002's Note - Try not to be a cretin.}

7.) 09 Nov 2017 21:43:40

Ask if there's any truth.
Get a pretty strong indication that there isn't
Then argue against the answer.

Fair play to ed002 for giving his informed opinion 🤝.

8.) 09 Nov 2017 21:51:48
Big prospect but he's at a good club for his early development he should stay for at least 2 more years, that is of course only if no other club would steal him in the iterim in which case you would have to act.

All hearsay anyway.

Ed2 chill man.

9.) 09 Nov 2017 21:54:59
How can anyone even believe this rumour. Why would Leverkuson allow a contracted player to visit another side. It makes no sense it would be blatant tapping up.

10.) 09 Nov 2017 22:09:51
Load of rubbish, probably from a social media site or a click bait link, ooo it's getting to that time again, silly time, almost January.

11.) 09 Nov 2017 22:18:39
Sam Mcguire is reporting it. He's got very good sources and his info is normally spot on.

12.) 09 Nov 2017 23:19:51
Again apologies.
I was under the impression that this was a rumours site.

{Ed001's Note - you seem to be missing the point, it is not for people to spread crap, it is for the crap to be debunked. If you want to read clickbait trash then this is not the place.}

13.) 10 Nov 2017 06:16:03
From what I can find on the web, the fact that Leverkusen allowed the visit to take place is a direct quote from the This is Anfield site, who themselves have put it in quote marks. Not referenced to anyone particular at Leverkusen, so it could've just been a random punter who said that!

No idea how reliable that site is nowadays, but it also suggests that Havertz met with Gerrard, Klopp and Couts, and that we are also courting Goretzka for a summer move on a free.

14.) 10 Nov 2017 09:22:39
Why some people have to be so aggressive? I have no idea if true or not but it's being reported on few places and worth asking.

I don't think there's anything wrong in asking personally, asking here shows you respect opinions of those here.

I guess you got your answer though.

15.) 10 Nov 2017 09:52:22
I asked a question about a rumour I had heard about from a coupla different sources.
I then went on to explain a bit more, from what I had heard.
Evidently from your attitude you seem to have some sort of problem with that.
I’m not sure that’s the most conducive way to engage with your posters.
Thanks for your time.

16.) 10 Nov 2017 17:45:43
Aside from everything else: Coutinho's trying to leave the club and may have taken to feigning injury. Strikes me as unlikely that we'd wheel him out to meet a new recruit.

17.) 11 Nov 2017 07:29:47
The way Coutinho's career is ending at LFC reminds me of what happened to Torres.



04 Jan 2016 00:14:25
Eds, I know you's have previously mentioned a possibility of Allen leaving in Jan. Chris Bascombe now stating this also.
What I'm wondering is would he be replaced from outside or would a youngster simply fill his slot? I understand Grujic is signing but being loaned out again so if Allen leaves we'd be a player light especially in the middle of this current injury worry.
Have we another midfielder in our sights?

Not really an Allen fan so can see why he needs to go.


{Ed001's Note - surely you have answered your own question?}

1.) 04 Jan 2016 05:32:37
Rossiter and Brannagan can fill in for Allen till the end of the season. We also have Grujic joining in the summer, so Allen's already been replaced.

2.) 04 Jan 2016 08:14:15
Thanks for all your help there, I really appreciate it.



26 Nov 2015 11:34:08
Tonight's teams I'm reliably informed will be.
Migs, Clyne, Toure, Lovren, Moreno, Milner, Lucas, Allen, Ibe, Benteke, Firmino.


1.) 26 Nov 2015 12:17:26
Dissapointed to see no youth at all - would much prefer to give Branagan another game over Allen.

2.) 26 Nov 2015 12:52:27
Crucial Ibe gets a good game tonight. His width should compliment Benteke.

3.) 26 Nov 2015 12:56:36
Qualify then give youth an opportunity.

4.) 26 Nov 2015 12:57:37
But will his crosses compliment benteke? His final delivery has been poor so far, hope he improves in this area and proves me wrong!

5.) 26 Nov 2015 13:13:34
If we win today, we qualify for the next phase with a game in hand, and Klopp can put in the kids for the last game if needed.

6.) 26 Nov 2015 13:57:01
'Qualify then give youth a chance'. Very similar sentiments to the dual paradox of 'you can't risk youth when you're fighting for a title' coupled with 'if you're losing you can't put the pressure on youth to turn it around'.

Play youth when its sensible to. Like when you're other midfield option is the terminally ineffective Joe Allen.

7.) 26 Nov 2015 14:41:32
Think ibe will be on the left, milner will be on the right supplying benteke crosses.

8.) 26 Nov 2015 15:23:28
If we qualify tonight, won't we want to avoid a champions league team and try and win the group?

9.) 26 Nov 2015 23:07:53
As I said, Ibe has terrible distribution, oh well, good result though, also firmino had a shocker after how well he played at city!




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15 Jun 2021 15:11:32
With rumours that Newc and Burnley are prepared to offer circa £10mil for Philips would anyone have any further info on whether this is accurate and are we prepared to sell for around this price?
My immediate reaction is that we might be able to get a little more or put on an add one clause.


1.) 15 Jun 2021 23:28:59
Nat Phillips was born to play under Sean Dyche. It is written in the stars and every holy scripture from Bootle to Jerusalem.

2.) 15 Jun 2021 23:47:53
Think he’s worth more than 10 million.

When you hear stories of the Notts forest CB (Worrall I think? ) being valued over 15 million and he’s inferior to our nat!

3.) 16 Jun 2021 06:09:14
Personally I would keep him as a proven and homegrown back up as opposed to Matip despite the latters quality when fit and on form. WHEN being the key and decisive word there for me. That said Klopp loves Joel so if Nat isn’t going to play at all best to say thank you by securing him a deserved move to a decent club where he can play regularly regardless of income for ourselves.

4.) 16 Jun 2021 06:25:11
I'd keep Nat for a season as a security blanket until VVD and Joe are back to full fitness and recovered 100% from their injuries.

5.) 16 Jun 2021 06:55:00
£10 million does feel a tad cheap, but if that is the price on offer and the club are happy to accept then it is what it is.

6.) 16 Jun 2021 06:55:48
Agree, Buzzer. Gomez and VVD won't be back to their best for a while and Konate and Matip have had recent injury issues too. Nat has been one of the players of the season and we need to keep him in case we have another situation where are best 3 CBs are in the treatment room. he's not guaranteed to start when everyone is fit but he's a fine back-up and a better option than Fab or Hendo.

7.) 16 Jun 2021 07:14:58
If Michael Keane, James Tarkowski and Tyrone Mings are worth upwards of £20m, then I think we should ask the same as he’s at least as good as any of those. Personally I’d keep him as he’s earned his shot.

8.) 16 Jun 2021 08:00:01
£10 million wouldn't cover the amount of walls we need to rebuild around the training ground! Easily double that.

9.) 16 Jun 2021 08:46:44
Not sure that Maguire offers anything more than Nat so what does that mean for Nat’s transfer value?

I think Klopp trusts Nat to do his job and Nat has developed really pretty impressively over the season.

Nat is a great squad option for us.

10.) 16 Jun 2021 09:19:52
I know we all want to get a fair price for our players, but you have to put Phillips price into context.

VVVV you mention Keane, Tarkowski and Mings - they have 80-200 appearances for top flight clubs under their belt, Phillips has £125m for Couts. If we see £10m for Phillips as decent enough value not to keep him, then I guess we need to be happy with that.

Personally, I would keep him as I think he has a role to play in 21/ 22 whilst VVD/ Gomez get back to full fitness and Konate settles into the team. I'd then sell next season if Nat wanted more first team appearances.

11.) 16 Jun 2021 09:22:30
If Liverpool need the money, and it helps get a midfielder in, he has to go.
I estimated he’d be worth in the region of £10-15m a few months back, so this valuation is in that range.
His, and Klopp’s, call though. I’m cool with any decision made because he did enough to stay if it’s an option.
He would be gambling on his own playing time though.

12.) 16 Jun 2021 09:46:40
I think some of my message dropped out!

I meant to say - "Phillips has.

13.) 16 Jun 2021 09:58:19

14.) 16 Jun 2021 10:01:14
I'd be gutted if we sold him. It just seems to make too much sense to keep him, HG and cost us nothing.

15.) 16 Jun 2021 10:37:28
I’d keep Phillips and move matip on simple as that. I know matip is good defender but made of glass and high wages it makes no sense keeping him matip and selling Phillips.

16.) 16 Jun 2021 15:15:48
10m for Nat Phillips? They must be having a laugh. Tarkowski is for sale at around 40m and he is barely better than Nat, IMO. They can jog on with such a rubbish offer.

As for Matip, Ed02 has said Klopp is not anywhere near moving him on so it will be he and Konate to start the season if VVD and Gomez are not ready yet.



26 May 2015 20:22:56
Eds, with Wisdom signing a new deal do you see us buying a new right back now??


{Ed002's Note - RTP.}



30 Aug 2014 15:39:10
Anything to these Alex McCarthy rumours eds?


{Ed030's Note - He has signed for QPR already. }




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20 Jun 2022 16:58:19
So Gini, who won the league and CL with Liverpool, but who isn’t good enough for Liverpool, also disappeared for 95% of games?!

So basically Liverpool won the title and CL with 10 men on the pitch?

I didn’t think your original statement could get any worse, but lo and behold….




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20 Jun 2022 15:00:14
“Never considered him as good enough for Liverpool. ”

Won the league and CL with him as a mainstay in midfield but not good enough for Liverpool?

4 people actually agreed with him.

Do people actually think about what they post?




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17 Jun 2022 12:38:39
I wouldn’t be placing too much trust on what sky sports news says.

Bayern are in town for talks today.
No doubt something will be resolved this weekend.
Will it be for the £42mil we priced him at remains to be seen.
I doubt it though.




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05 Jun 2022 08:50:32
How have teams “figured us out”?
We played 63 games this season and lost what? 3/ 4?

Mané scored something like 14 of his 23 goals in the second half of the season. Considering he was away at AFCON (which he won) that’s phenomenal.

Salah has just had his 2nd best goal scoring season of his career and is now adding assists to his game. He getting better.




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04 Jun 2022 11:53:17
Thanks for the response.
Has Liverpool shown any recent interest in the player?


{Ed002's Note - I am not aware of Liverpool ever showing interest in the player.}




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21 Jan 2016 12:18:13
If Allen was 4inches bigger and stronger he'd defo have a Liverpool future. As it stands I don't think he can consistently stand up to the physicality of this league.




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16 Dec 2015 10:53:35
Is 19 games not the halfway point in the league?




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10 Dec 2015 11:32:53
Ojo, while promising, is nowhere near ready to be starting and probably even featuring in the Prem on a regular basis.
He doesn't start regularly now with the team he's at.




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27 Nov 2015 10:53:33
Bolasie does not provide loads of assists.
His goals and assists numbers are actually quite average.
Just because he continually troubles our defence doesn't mean he's great. Our defence has just been poor.
He's 26 now and not going to get a whole lot better. His end product is generally poor.


{Ed001's Note - I really don't get the love in for Bolasie. He troubles everyone, but his actual effectiveness is very low. He does some fantastic things, but usually in 99.9% of cases, he follows it up by giving the ball away.}



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23 Nov 2015 12:00:34
Markovic did start before his injury and this was his first game back, much like Sturridge being on the bench on Sat. He's very fast indeed which suggests you're either talking about a completely different player or don't know what your talking about.
The problem Markovic may have in the Prem is that he's so slight, not that that's stopped other players, but it is a disadvantage.