Summer 2017 Transfers & Rumors Part IX

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  1. Chimaera same ol' Caps

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    He was a boyhood Liverpool fan, even if that means basically nothing.

    I'll say that playing for Klopp with a team that goes forward is a bit of an interesting offer for a number of players. I realize Chelsea do score, but playing Klopp's football is a bit of an exciting proposition for most players.
     
  2. Chimaera same ol' Caps

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    Both or just Lemar.

    I guess we're going to try to win 5-3 and 6-5 all season. :laugh:
     
  3. bluesfan94 #PetroforNorris

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    Maybe he should look at Huddersfield Town, then.
     
  4. kyle evs48 Devilish Boy Grin

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    Give me all the players

    Liverpool has sets its transfer record twice in this window
     
  5. Savant Registered User

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    I mean if he wants to be a guaranteed starter at midfielder...

    If AOC goes to Chelsea than Liverpool goes harder for Lemar. If AOC comes that's great but Liverpool have bigger fish to fry. If he goes to Chelsea so be it. I hope he is starting for them at wingback on November 25th
     
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  6. bluesfan94 #PetroforNorris

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    He'd probably start at midfield and they're just as close to winning the title as Liverpool this year.
     
  7. Live in the Now Registered User

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    Liverpool's next offer for Lemar will be £70m and possibly Origi. Per James Pearce.

    Pearce also said that Mane and Keita share an agent and have been talking about the move. So Mane won't be leaving in the future either. :D
     
  8. Chimaera same ol' Caps

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    Wrap it up! Get a defender!
     
  9. Chimaera same ol' Caps

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    There might be quite a bit of crow eaten around these parts about FSG if things turn out like they are looking.
     
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    Actually think Origi would do well in France. He just needs to gain his confidence back after Mori broke his leg.
     
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    Origi comes from France. And didn't particularly shine. If he joins Monaco, I'm sure he'll look good. Not sure he would at Marseille.
     
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    Hes shown he can do it, just lost all of his confidence after he broke his leg. Not surprising to be honest
     
  13. Chimaera same ol' Caps

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    I mean, I think Evilo knows best, but I do think some of it had to be him wanting to leave and knowing his move was already done.

    But the tools are there if he wants. Monaco would make him look pretty good.
     
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    If Lemar join Liverpool I will definately get his kit. Please don't let me down LFC.
     
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    So, Marlon is gone on loan.... yet barca still haven't shored up their CB's?:laugh:
     
  16. Pavel Buchnevich AV AND GORTON OUT

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    Thats still not a squad that can win the Premier League. Weak in goal, week at LB, no third CB unless Gomez steps up.
     
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    You can tell yourself that. They can win the PL with their current squad let alone adding a top CB, Lemar and Keita.
     
  18. Chimaera same ol' Caps

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    I don't think your criticisms are realistic.

    They have a third CB if VVD comes, with Lovren pushed to the bench or Gomez ready to contribute.

    I think Robertson is vastly underrated.

    Teams don't win the EPL based on their keeper play. They need someone not to bungle it. Mignolet, for all his problems, was solid last season.
     
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    Liverpool can make a title run if they can add Van Dijk and Lemar, AND they keep Coutinho. As of right now they are still too short.
     
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    Liverpool is not winning anything with that defense. And you might not win a league based on keeper play, but you can definitely lose the title based on keeper play.
     
  21. Rare Jewel Patience

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    Haha.

    Look it's not the weekend where backing or supporting Wenger will be viewed upon lightly.

    But holy ****... arguably the best player that has played in the premier league is someone he bought and saw his potential for a different position.

    There's a few other examples of it as well, so possibly let's give him that at least.
     
  22. Pavel Buchnevich AV AND GORTON OUT

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    Lovren is not even a good 3CB, he's a 4CB. Can Gomez step up and be a good 3CB right away?

    I think they could get by with Moreno, Milner, Robertson at LB. Thats not good, but not terrible. The other two areas are bigger needs.

    They refuse to admit their mistake in goal. They tried to bring in two keepers for some money recently, and neither has done the job.
     
  23. Chimaera same ol' Caps

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    Sure, they had Suarez and Sturridge going nuts, but they were almost title winners with a defense that wasn't much better and probably worse goaltending.

    If they can consistently beat the top 6 and beat up on the bad teams, they'll be ok. I'm not saying they're title winners, but they should be in the discussion. Klopp knows how to get it done.
     
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    Probably should've been more specific in that comment. Meant to say for the 3-4-3, I don't think that is a formation that comes naturally to Wenger. I think we can also see that from his back 3 selections, they just don't make sense, and playing Bellerin at LWB. It just seems like Wenger is just playing the copycat role in switching to the 3-4-3 and not actually don't what is best for his personnel.

    I don't think Wenger can make Ox excel at wing-back, but Conte has shown he can develop wing-backs like crazy. Did it in Italy and he's done that with Alonso and Moses.
     
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    People's criticism of Liverpool's defence is misguided at best.
     
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