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07 Dec 2017 10:05:39
Hey eds02,
Perr Schuurs has signed for AJAX. What did LFC do to scupper the deal this time?
Thanks.

thekoparmy

{Ed002's Note - Perr Schuurs had four firm offers and decided the one which would suit his career best.}


1.) 07 Dec 2017 10:16:49
Fair play to the lad for showing a humbleness that too many young players don't have. He looked very likely to sign for us at one stage, but who can blame him for going for first team football over money? Respect.


2.) 07 Dec 2017 10:33:30
we weren't offering him first team football, i think he made the best choice, assuming he gets his chances to play, but im sure he will.


 

 

25 Jun 2015 03:54:53
Hey eds are the pako rumours true?
If yes the Imo it would be great.

Thanks and keep up the good work :-D

thekoparmy

{Ed001's Note - he is certainly under consideration at least. Though it would be a strange step as an assistant after he has had success in management recently. He is a Liverpool fan though, after all he was the one who talked Rafa into taking the Liverpool job initially. To be honest though, right now no one but FSG knows what is really going on and people are just guessing.}


1.) 25 Jun 2015 07:56:06
Hi Eds is Rodgers job still currently under review? Are has he been given time to turn things around?

{Ed002's Note - It really isn't like that - I have spent the entire season explaining and still you just can't see it.}


2.) 25 Jun 2015 09:11:26
Ed002 has continuously said that FSG will do what is in the best interest of the club. Clearly they have not and will not say anything until they feel the need too but the silence from the club and Rodgers is very odd so we shall have to wait and see. It is like Ed001 suggests, a guessing game.


3.) 25 Jun 2015 09:22:46
so is it as you suspected and a DOF is being brought in, effectively relieving Rodgers of a lot of control ? If so, i then presume he's accepted it and agreed to work under this kind of structure ?

Wonder who made the call on these latest transfers then

All very interesting, could even speculate that Rodgers has been potted and someone is instructing under the radar. Pure conspiracy theory stuff that though, but here's hoping. I'm less skeptical of Rodgers then most on here but if it were for Klopp .

{Ed002's Note - You are simply making this stuff up.}


4.) 25 Jun 2015 11:26:30
What has this nonsense got to do with anything? Rodgers has actually been given MORE say in the transfer dealings. I suppose aliens built the pyramids and Elvis killed JFK?


5.) 25 Jun 2015 12:12:38
Kev, it's actually the other way round ;-)


6.) 25 Jun 2015 10:42:43
Try and be kind ed002 the kids get a bit excited at times like this lol


7.) 25 Jun 2015 14:15:36
What, elvis built the pyramids ?


8.) 25 Jun 2015 15:09:32
No, silly - the aliens built JFK.


9.) 25 Jun 2015 18:26:56
Course I was making it up, that's why I said conspiracy theory stuff. But Rodgers has disappeared off the face of the planet. I remember last summer he was always commenting on players we bought. Started with lambert in very early June. A dof structure is very possible.


10.) 25 Jun 2015 22:28:30
Well thank dog somebody has told Rodgers to shut his piehole, although I think he's only disappeared off the face of your planet, whichever one it may be that you're on. I think we would know if a DoF had been employed by LFC, unless it's the invisible guy with the radioactive superpowers again, he does get around.


 

 

27 Jan 2015 17:32:34
are these demarai gray rumours true?
nd how is he as a player?

ny better dan ibe? Or perhaps realistically ojo?
Thanxs nd keep up d good work

thekoparmy

 

 

 

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06 Apr 2022 12:05:02
We all need to take a moment and talk about Trent.
How filthy was his passing yesterday. He produces almost 1 pass per game that most other footballers would be happy to produce once in their careers. I know everyone loves him, but sometimes I still feel he is not talked about enough somehow. What a player. How fricking lucky are we to have him.

thekoparmy

1.) 06 Apr 2022 12:34:33
The media is waxing lyrical about Phil foden and how a 21 yo has such as massive impact in big games for city. TAA has been doing it since he’s 19. And is still doing so, and more and more regularly.


2.) 06 Apr 2022 13:05:49
Trent is unreal and is only 23 people forgot he is still fairly young in football terms the numbers that man is going to have at the end of his career is going to be bonkers.


3.) 06 Apr 2022 13:43:44
He’s the best right back in the world, and by a mile.
We’re so lucky to have Trent.


4.) 06 Apr 2022 13:48:43
Remember at the start of the season when we kept hearing how Reece James was the better player?


5.) 06 Apr 2022 13:52:22
The BBC website last night was like a Foden love-in. I appreciate his talent but some of the comments were bordering embarrassing. One of them was a long the lines of him going on to be the greatest English player in history. I think Trent is often overlooked because there is a misconception that he can't defend coupled with Southgate refusing to have him him as England's outright No 1 RB. The fact he has been doing it so long makes people forget how young he actually is. He is also extremely well grounded and stays out of the media and people won't fully appreciate him until he retires.


6.) 06 Apr 2022 13:57:43
But but but GS thinks he may not even make it to the England wc squad as there are 3 other RBs ahead of him.


7.) 06 Apr 2022 14:12:57
Apparently Garett Southgate doesn’t agree with you @LFC8 😀😀😀😀.


8.) 06 Apr 2022 14:45:40
I think with a player like Trent, who you might argue breaks the mould for a full back; whilst recognising his brilliance and his fair claim to be the best right back in the world, you also have to acknowledge that the team and the system he plays in is part of the equation as well. Klopp's Liverpool is a team that is set up in a way that enables, in fact encourages, the full backs to be amongst the most important and creative players in the team. 4-3-3 means there is no traditional wide midfield or winger, so the full backs go forward more and get more time on the ball in the opponents half. With a holding midfielder like Fabinho, there is also defensive cover (think Dunga with Roberto Carlos and Cafu - that Brazil team would effectively shift to more like a 2-1-5-2 when attacking, with Dunga offering the protection whilst the full backs attacked) . Because we're such a good team that invariably dominates possession and territory, Trent and Robbo become as much attacking players as they do defensive players.

If Trent was playing for Burnley or Norwich, who spend most of their time on the back foot, defending for their lives in their own third, quite simply he wouldn't get anywhere near the same amount of time on the ball in attacking situations or opportunities to do what he can do best. If you're looking for an out and out defensive right back in a team that spends most of it's time defending, I'm pretty sure you could find better options than Trent. But in our team, or any team that spends most of it's time in the opposition half and is set up in a way that allows the full-backs to be key attacking players, yes Trent is probably the best in the business.


9.) 06 Apr 2022 15:06:29
Brilliant assessment RR. Top post that is.


10.) 06 Apr 2022 16:11:34
I don't get why people always caveat Trent being the best with "in Liverpool's system". I mean sure it's a comment which has a lot of basis, but it doesn't happen with other players.

Messi was the best player in the world in Barcelona's system and everyone just said it without dropping the caveat. He's proven at PSG that even the greatest players on earth need the right environment.

It's just a weird stick to beat a player with that seems to be reserved mainly for Trent. Christ, we can compliment someone without the small print. "Trent is one of the best right backs in the world. " End of statement. Cancelo, James and Hakimi are the only ones in Europe who have a legitimate claim to being at his level. I'm sure they all have systems that suit them too but it's still irrelevant. They are where they are because they're the best at what is expected of a right back in most top teams in Europe.

I don't remember anybody ever saying "Dani Alves is the best right back in the world BUT only because Busquets gives him the freedom to get forward". If it's true of Trent it was true of him but nobody ever tried to detract from his quality with it.

Each to their own. I know it's all about opinions and people can crack on saying it if they want. I agree in principle, but why only Trent? That literally applies to every player in the sport ever. Even Maradona who was a one man wrecking ball in any team still would've scored more goals and won more titles in better teams; teams where he didn't need to beat 6 players tackling him at knee height. If you played prime Messi up front in these Burnley or Norwich teams and in the Premier League he wouldn't have scored about 700 club goals. So i can't disagree with you RR, but i'm also not going to pat you on the back for stating the bleeding obvious mate 🤷🏻‍♂️.


11.) 06 Apr 2022 16:34:29
Agreed MK. The same could be said for any player in any team really.


12.) 06 Apr 2022 16:45:45
The system does helps players especially when its designed for them. Ashley cole and Baines were excellent full backs. Not just crossing but also great in defending.
The role of the fullbacks are changing and like RR suggested Trent might struggle in a burnley set up.
Trent is and will always be known for his assist, Crossing, chance created and goals. Doubt they would even look at his defensive side.
Paul Scholes was one of the best passer England every protruded but he couldn’t defend to save his life. People won’t and don’t talk about it.


13.) 06 Apr 2022 16:49:32
MK - the context is a discussion/ debate about why Trent doesn't get a look in for England and may not even go to the World Cup, which obviously doesn't tally with being the best/ one of the best right backs in the world.

The point is that if you're talking about a player who starts in a defensive position (right back) but plays in a system that means he is more of an attacker than defender, then this might explain why Southgate, or other more defensively minded managers, might not see Trent as a player for them.

I don't think anybody is beating Trent with a stick or doing/ saying anything other than we all love him, but in trying to explore and understand why he doesn't get picked for England despite often being described as "the best right back in the world", the discussion about systems and the way a team plays is surely relevant.

Of the players you've cited in comparison, Alves played well over 100 times for Brazil. Messi more than 150 times for Argentina I believe. Maradona was the main man in the Argentina team for years. Brilliant for their clubs, amongst the best in the world and played for their countries a number of times that tallied with their status as best or one of the best in the world. There was no mystery about why these brilliant players didn't get picked for the national team. The comparison with Trent doesn't work.


14.) 06 Apr 2022 16:52:48
I think it also has to be said that TAA is subject to the classic perception of attacking players being more valuable than midfielders and defenders. Of course, that has changed a lot over the years, and defenders and midfielders receive far more appreciation than in the past (there's even an occasional Ballon D'Or handed out), but there is still a bias there. Even if the defenders spend a lot of time, and show a lot of skill in attack, like our TAA and Robbo. If a team asks for 150 to 200 Million for an attacking player then it's deja vu and most people would not bat an eyelid. Ask for 100 Million for a defender and you'll have an uproar on your hands.

In the case of Foden versus TAA, I think it's more relevant to make a judgement on how much each player is valuable to the team they play for. My feeling is that TAA is far more valuable to Liverpool with what he does, than Foden is to Manchester City, with what he does. The fact that TAA is paid close to VVD, Firmino and Salah levels (180,000 per week), demonstrates this. Foden is not paid anywhere close (12,000 per week) to what De Bruyne earns. But this argument doesn't address who the better player between the two is. Simply because we can argue and debate over it, without end.


15.) 06 Apr 2022 16:58:15
MK is right.
Also people ask how Trent would do in midfield, I say let’s see what Foden, Fernandes, DeBruyne and Kane can create at Full back 😂 absolutely F all compared to him.


16.) 06 Apr 2022 17:12:17
Harry i agree 👍. Did I really just say that? 😳.


17.) 06 Apr 2022 18:32:25
Good thread, anybody remember the argument a certain AWB was a better right back?

Trent is a great rb, our system definitely suits him and he is perfect for us and not just offensively. With all the acclaim for his passing the media never seem to give him credit for the actual quality defending he does as well.


18.) 06 Apr 2022 18:39:54
RR, I could not be arsed about what Southgate thinks about Trent cos we all know England play more like Burnley than Liverpool so it is normal that he would have NO clue of what to do with Trent. Proof? Last year, he played Trent in midfield in one game and then at wingback (not fullback cos they are diff positions) in another England game.

For me, Trent is not your natural FB cos Klopp literally created this version of the RB position to fit Trent’s skill set due to his immense talent and insane tech ability on the ball, things a FB was NEVER supposed to possess before he showed up.

Therefore, I think we should not just talk about Trent as just the best RB in the world BUT rather simply, as one of the best footballers in the world, period. His skill, vision, tech ability and range/ weight of pass with either foot are out of this world. Oh and as a defender, he is pretty good even though, he can always improve.


19.) 06 Apr 2022 18:58:58
And that’s why England will struggle to win things. The argument is that Walker is a better defensive right back and Trent is by far the better attacking full back.

Well England will play USA, Iran and another non seeded nation so why would you over emphasise defence over attack against these international teams. And let’s be honest Trent manages to defend well at the highest level in the Premier league and CL.

It’s like England are more concerned with what USA, Swedens, Colombia’s, Belgiums, Croatia, Iran’s, Poland, Denmark, Andorra, etc left winger can do over the 8-12 minimum chances he can create you a game.

Exact same as the midfield. Southgate sets up with more defensive midfielders than any other nation wanting to win a competition because he’s more worried about what the opposition can do than his own players.

Southgate in charge of England is like trying to drive a Formula one car with the handbrake on and both front wheels clamped.


20.) 06 Apr 2022 19:23:53
JK
Walker is actually a decent right back mate. I am sure Ed01 is a big fan of him 😀😀😀😀.


21.) 06 Apr 2022 21:46:00
Southgate? Isn’t he the manager who went to press to ask fans not to boo his first choice of CB? Why is he included in a sensible discussion about football?


22.) 06 Apr 2022 23:06:33
TT Walker runs very fast.


23.) 06 Apr 2022 22:13:25
Trent and Robbo have rewritten what a RB LB should be, the only reason people don't give them enough credit is the position they play.

Foden gets all the love as he's playing for City "apparently the best PL of all time" and he's young and english and gets somehow compared to Gazza which for me is an insult to Gazza.

Trent doesn't need the limelight as he knows how good he is, he knows how much the supporters love him and he knows the best manager in the world rates him so he doesn't need the constant ass kissing that Foden needs, also least Trent is honing his craft and getting better, the only thing Foden is good at is partying with his mate grealish.


 

 

07 Mar 2022 21:24:39
What in God's name is happening at Everton @Ed025? I was relishing in the Everton misery till now because honestly it was really funny, but I never thought that you could actually be relegated. I don't want to see you go down. What do you see happening now?

thekoparmy

{Ed025's Note - we are in big trouble TKA, confidence is shot but its up to the players now to knuckle down and fight for their lives (in football terms of course)..


1.) 08 Mar 2022 07:26:00
Just look at the money Everton have spent over the last lot of seasons? Must be close to £500 million on players and within that poor old Rafa got about £1 million 😳.


 

 

23 Dec 2021 08:06:14
I would just like to say that Neco Williams has really pushed on this season, and has again started to show the promise he showed in the 19/ 20 season when he first broke through. His attacking game has always been above average, but the major improvement I see is in his 1v1 defending. Combined with his excellent work rate, he is becoming pretty solid defensively.
Obviously he will never be a Trent or a Salah, but he can perform a multitude of roles upto a good level and any team needs that sort of versatility from it's squad players, to succeed.
Here's hoping he continues this and firmly establishes himself in the squad.

thekoparmy

1.) 23 Dec 2021 08:28:42
Am not sure Everyone will agree with you on that op going off the live chat last night!


2.) 23 Dec 2021 08:35:00
No you're wrong. According to some experts who post here, and only see the kid fleetingly, he's terrible and won't make it. Maybe these people need to stop comparing him to the generational talent that he has to compete with for game time in Trent. We could have any other right back in world football as back up to Trent and there would still be a drop off in quality when he didn't play.


3.) 23 Dec 2021 09:24:01
Spot on mane.


4.) 23 Dec 2021 10:02:29
As part of the game some players will always come in for stick (sometimes unfair) and others will be protected by fans.

The only way a player can answer this is on the pitch by performing.

Nice to see Neco getting plaudits for last nights showing. Last nights team were behind twice and they showed a great strength and mentality in coming back to get the win. It’s the semi next and then hopefully the final.

The way Klopp is I imagine that I can see the young and squad lads who have gotten the club this far will continue to play in this comp.


5.) 23 Dec 2021 10:09:29
I said about a year ago and i stand by it; Williams is the perfect Milner replacement in the squad. He's home grown. He can play right back, left back, right wing and centre mid. He has a great attitude. He is never injured etc.

He is the perfect squad player. The kind of player Sir Alex Ferguson built his success on (O'Shea, Evans, Brown, Fletcher etc) . Players who know and love the club, and will bleed for the badge no matter how infrequently they play or what position you throw them in. Every great squad needs a jack of all trades.

Fair play to the kid for silencing the haters this season and proving he belongs. He will never be Trent, and that's okay.


6.) 23 Dec 2021 10:23:03
What I like about Williams is his tenacity, there was a moment when he was on the ground getting kicked by two players and he still managed to get up and run away with the ball.
He lacks some end product but we're comparing him to one of the best playmakers in world football.
You can't have world class backup players in every position, Williams is a very solid 2nd choice and always puts in a huge amount of effort which is all you can ask for.
I hope he sticks around!


7.) 23 Dec 2021 10:36:55
I really like Neco and will defend him through thick and thin, just please never play him on the right wing again lol. Although it all worked out in the end the decision to double up with academy players down the right hand side and rest Konate for Koumetio made absolutely no sense and nearly cost us the game. No surprise things were markedly better when those changes were made, Leeds have barely got any players left so we can do a bit of rotation against them if necessary.

Really hope Klopp takes the semi-final a bit more seriously as i really do feel this trophy is there for the taking, we should smoke Arsenal regardless of what team we put out and with a bit of luck hopefully we’ll get Bottlespur in the final again. Easy pickings.


8.) 23 Dec 2021 12:13:46
That is probably the biggest shadow over him MK. The sheer quality of the man he’s in competition with, people will unfairly expect the same level from Neco. Agree wholeheartedly with you cracking little player, gives his all and extremely versatile. I would say he’s got a bit more about his game and a bit more flair than a utility player but I see your point.


 

 

18 Sep 2021 19:57:14
Hey ED025, I now realise why you rate Digne above Robbo. No way Robbo can plant a header this fine. ;)

thekoparmy

{Ed025's Note - hes having a rough time at the moment TKA, but the cream always rises to the top so its not really a worry mate.. :)


1.) 19 Sep 2021 08:13:00
U mean the way ball rose after his heading eh mate😂.

{Ed025's Note - it was our best effort on goal liverbird.. :)


2.) 19 Sep 2021 10:07:12
Digne 🤣🤣.


3.) 19 Sep 2021 09:53:46
Not bad for the coward of Scottie road :)


4.) 19 Sep 2021 10:57:08
Your boys are going to have to pull their finger out ed025 if they are going to win the premier league in October like last year😜.

{Ed025's Note - we are in transition again bobby, we know where we stand but its a long term project mate..


 

 

24 Apr 2021 13:26:30
Hey Ed001, if you are around? What can we do for this finishing malaise?
This whole season has been a story of playing well (mostly) and creating a bucketload of chances, only to miss almost all of them. The players are doing everything well, apart from the finishing touch, so maybe changing them, may not be the solution either as the build up quality might deteriorate. I am beyond exasperated now.

Thanks and keep up the good work.

thekoparmy

{Ed001's Note - drill them on finishing in the most awkward positions possible. Bring back the old sweatbox as well, as that really helped with touch and a lot of the chances are falling down due to a bad touch. Jota's today, for example, were almost all mishit into the ground. So they need to work on their striking technique, but under pressure. Over and over again. Practice makes a difference.}


1.) 24 Apr 2021 15:41:39
Sorry Ed, what's the old sweatbox?

{Ed001's Note - it was a device Shanks brought in to teach the players better technique and improve fitness. Basically it was just a small space between boards and the players would have to hit the ball against one of the boards and then control, turn and hit it against the other side, control, turn and hit. Over and over. It was varied, sometimes the boards would be set further apart and they would have to run between them, only taking X touches of the ball before playing it onto the board, then control and turn, take up back up the other end and so on. It is very simple but it works. Some variants have numbered squares on the boards and the player would have to hit a particular number. There were lots of exercises they were used for but all of them improved touch and technique under pressure and while tired.}


2.) 24 Apr 2021 15:50:52
Echoes my thoughts exactly Ed001, i’ve been wondering what they’ve been doing in training all season. Klopp is teetering dangerously close to Brodge levels of delusion if he doesn’t think anything can be done to fix the finishing ability of our forwards. He’s acknowledged it interviews, but nothing seems to have been done, just like when Brodge claimed he couldn’t fix our defence because ‘the errors being made are uncoachable’.

Thankfully, Klopp seemed legitimately pissed off and despondent after the game today. I think today was the first interview where he genuinely seemed to recognise how unacceptably bad our form in front of goal is. We don’t deserve to finish in the champions league based on our wastefulness alone. It is, quite frankly, pathetic. Nothing to do with tiredness or a lack of confidence, its been this bad since the start of last season. It cannot continue.

I actually thought that Firmino has looked a lot better playing deeper and further away from goal, better able to concentrate on being a pure playmaker rather than halfway between a forward and a midfielder. Mane, however, needs to go. We need a centre forward and another winger, both of whom should be scouted on how clinical they are in front of goal first and foremost.

{Ed001's Note - I don't think Klopp believes there is anything that can't be improved through training, but it takes time and you can only improve what you start with. When they are as wasteful as our forwards, you aren't going to turn them into Rush, but you can make them better than they are. Last season Salah was a lot less wasteful, when there was a lot more time to work on things on the training ground. This season there is not so much time and no one is playing as well as they were as (in part) a result.}


3.) 24 Apr 2021 15:54:55
Ed1. If you can notice this and all of us can notice it then it makes you wonder why Klopp and the coaching staff are not addressing this as a priority?

{Ed001's Note - because there is a lot to do and very little time to do it in. In a normal season there is a lot more time to fix issues, hopefully the bigger gaps between games we have until the end of the season will help us. If they had worked on finishing instead of build up, you could end up with the problem of not having any chances to finish off anyway. It is a tough choice with no right answer of which things to work on. Especially as a lot of work needs to be done drilling the defence as well.}


4.) 24 Apr 2021 15:59:38
Didn't Chelsea once bring in former player Tore Andre Flo to help their strikers in the past?

Do you know if that was at all effective or something that Liverpool should consider, bringing in a former goal scorer to support the coaching of the strikers.

I know I'm reaching but I am honestly floored by how poor we have been in front of goal.

{Ed001's Note - lots of teams have tried that, sometimes it works, usually it doesn't because the best strikers are instinctive. What helped Torres with us was working with the goalkeeper coach, Xavi Valero, noticeably West Ham are benefitting from his input now. You can see how much better their finishing has become with him there this season.

What he did was not teach the players how to finish, but teach them the weakness of the keeper they were about to face. So they knew, for example, the one they are about to face is slow to get down to his left and would look to play on that every chance they got. It increases their confidence and makes them dither less because they already know what they want to do every time the ball comes to them in a dangerous position. I just don't understand why our team of analysts are not providing a similar service to the players? So many of the chances are being passed up because the player dithers when the ball comes to them. They are still trying to decide what to do when they should have already done it.}


5.) 24 Apr 2021 18:14:06
Yeah too much dithering Ed, with teams playing mostly defensive against us we are not usually going to get too much time on the ball in the box. Our strikers need to just hit it first time if they don’t have the time to do anything fancy. I’ve spotted our forwards are quite often looking up to see if there is a teammate in a better position quite a lot recently when they should be just shooting, these extra seconds are allowing defenders to close in, you don’t get seconds to spare at this level though, they know where the goal is just shoot.

{Ed001's Note - as both Bill and Bob said, put the ball in the back of the net and we can discuss the options afterwards.}


6.) 24 Apr 2021 20:59:34
Ed, Our strikers lack decisiveness and conviction in their touch and shot so they look to pass it or dither. Look at the Mane chance vs Newcastle. He simply did not know whether to shoot or round the keeper. Salah got a one vs one and his final touch before he shot was heavy and the snatched at the chance.

These are just other issues we are dealing with that need attention but like you say, we are more focused on build up play and not actual effective finishing cos well, not enuff time on the training pitch to fix these and other issues.


 

 

 

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07 Jul 2022 14:27:15
Its now reported by John Percy (The Telegraph) that a total package close to 17mn GBP has been finalised. A pretty good deal for a very good player. I hope he smashes it at Forest!

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07 Jul 2022 14:20:29
I think he made a joke, since the Ukrainian prez has an almost identical surname.

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16 Jun 2022 08:27:28
There is absolutely zero chance we are going to sell Bobby or Matip this summer.
Keita would only happen if we were to get someone like Bellingham.
Obviously just my opinion.

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22 Apr 2022 18:19:14
For me (admittedly little I saw of him against us), he would be more in the Jota mould instead of Firmino. He didn't really get a chance to hold up, because of Benfica playing on the counter.
Anyway, with Mane moving central we already have Bobby, Jota, Mane for the striker position. Imo, we need to focus on a young right winger (as backup for Salah), or maybe Gordon can step up.
If Salah leaves though, then we need someone like Antony/ Raphinha/ Dembele (? ) .

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03 Apr 2022 05:30:49
With all due respect, he's nowhere close to Aguero. You are talking about one of the best strikers of the last decade, whose only weakness was his ability to consistently stay fit. Martinez has a very avg goal scoring record but yeah his work rate etc is good.

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21 Jul 2022 17:31:34
Kelleher has been injured for a while. I think ours is the most injury prone No 1 and No2 among all clubs. One of them seems to be injured for a decent (in terms of goalkeepers) portion of the season.

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16 Jul 2022 01:32:44
6Times isn't it too early to label him quicker thinking than Coutinho?
I know his exit soured things, but at that moment he was our best player, atleast before Salah came.

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23 Jun 2022 14:50:39
I think he's talking about Chiesa. Anyway, he's out with an ACL injury right now. One of the major reasons for Italy not qualifying for the WC, imo.

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16 Jun 2022 13:55:17
There were absolutely no concerns about his attitude ever.
Even when not playing, as late as last pre season Klopp and Ljinders were showering him with praises.

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31 May 2022 12:04:48
I think all of the most promising prospects got their chance this season ala Morton, Beck, Gordon, Bradley amongst others.
From the next batch (~16 yrs currently), I think Ljinders talked about Callum Scanlon, Bobby Clark, and Luke Chambers. So, you can expect to see them in pre season definitely. Also, Layton Stewart is back from his ACL injury, and if things go well we might see him debut next season. There was a lot of hype around him before his injury. A lot of people also describe James Balagizi as being extremely talented, but he seems to struggle with consistency. Then there's Van Den Berg, who has had an excellent 18 months at Preston, but CB is the position we are most well stocked in, right now.

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