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Liverpool 2017/18: Kopscene! All right....

Discussion in 'football' started by S☼I, Jun 20, 2017.

  1. S☼I

    S☼I Comic sans routine

    So: rumour mill says we're in for Aubameyang. I've seen a little of him and he's undoubtedly a class act, but that end of the pitch isn't so much of a problem as t'other. Happy if we can get him but Klopp needs to spend a similar amount on the defence and possibly a holding midfielder (of high quality).
    And is Coutinho still in danger of leaving for Barca?
     
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  2. steveo87

    steveo87 Procrastinating for....a while

    Aubameyang is a no go, imo, too expensive both in price in wages - if he goes anywhere (in the Prem), then it's probably Citeh.

    Coutinho to stay (for now), he won't get the playing time at Barcelona.

    Despite everything, I can see van Dyck transfer going through, albeit probably on deadline day.

    Salah looks like a GO! but for way too much money. That said I can see the £39-40 million mark being broken a couple of times during the summer.
     
  3. S☼I

    S☼I Comic sans routine

    Not seen much of Salah but what I HAVE seen he's very quick, very left-footed, is a very calm finisher but his final ball/crossing leaves a fair bit to be desired.
     
  4. Christian Burt

    Christian Burt Well-Known Member

    Salah is an ideal signing for Liverpool.
    Cannot see a big name striker coming up.
     
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  5. N_igma

    N_igma Epistemic nuisance

    Can't believe we fucked up the Van Dijk deal but still hoping it can be resolved come the end of the window. We also need a left back and defensive midfielder.

    It's all well and good buying pacy attacking players but our defence has been our major problem for about 4 years now like fuck sakes get it sorted. Salah is a good signing he has bags of pace and will work well with Mane in particular. However both play on the right so maybe Salah out to the left as he is left footed with Coutinho and Firmino in a central role and a sole striker up front would be ideal.

    On a side note I got tickets to the Man Utd game at Anfield in October first ever game against the scum can't wait
     
  6. The39thStep

    The39thStep Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbour?

    He is very quick and direct , dribbles well but when he was at Chelsea his decision making was very poor. Hes matured a lot to be fair and he is a good signing ,if overpriced ,but you will be holding your hands up in exasperation as much as you will at his brilliance.
     
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  7. Badgers

    Badgers Mr Big Shrimp

    So latest rumours?

    Keita £70m :hmm:
    Oxlade-Chamberlain £25m :hmm:

    Is Van Dijk dead now? I thought £50m was a bit rich but heard £70m being bandied about :facepalm:
     
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  8. N_igma

    N_igma Epistemic nuisance

    Aye don't think Van Dijk is going to happen now. The chairman said something about not releasing any of their players with the new manager coming in and what not. It would be a shame if we didn't get him he was one I was looking forward to see playing for us.

    £70 million for Keita? Even in this super inflated world of football transfers this is just ridiculous. The guy has got potential but for that amount of money you would want world class proven players and ideally players who have shown their worth in the Premier League. We'll probably end up shelving £50 million for him just hope he comes good otherwise it would be a massive waste of money.

    Not sure what Oxlaide Chamberlain is going to add to the mix we have Mane and Salah already and others who can play out wide? We need to sort our defence out and get a world class striker fs.
     
  9. SE25

    SE25 1 sec lemme chat about road

    Give us Sakho you slags
     
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  10. ffsear

    ffsear Well-Known Member

  11. Watermelon Man

    Watermelon Man Active Member

    This season we will win the league. Our owners are a sack of dog shit but Salah, Mane and Firmino are going to destroy defences. Yeah
     
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  12. friedaweed

    friedaweed Branded as a fool

    What's your point caller?

    Slow night at the Blue Kipper?
     
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  13. Badgers

    Badgers Mr Big Shrimp

  14. cybershot

    cybershot Well-Known Member

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  15. Watermelon Man

    Watermelon Man Active Member

    This thread title is dog shit. Champions 2017/18 is much better. Kopscene. All right? A bit too lame for the best team in the land.
     
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  16. Badgers

    Badgers Mr Big Shrimp

    Blast from the past...

     
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  17. Badgers

    Badgers Mr Big Shrimp

    Barcelona uppung their offer for Coutinho to £80m :mad:

    Can allegedly has agreed terms with Juventus :hmm:
     
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  18. passenger

    passenger up and down...

    This but i'm saying please can we have him at a sensible price
     
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  19. Watermelon Man

    Watermelon Man Active Member

    Sensible price? Where have you been for the last 30 years? I like Sakho. OK, sometimes in possession, he looks like he's overdone it on ket but he's a pretty solid defender.

    Klopp thinks he's a bellend so wants to get rid. £25-30 million (ridiculous) seems about right.
     
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  20. cybershot

    cybershot Well-Known Member

    3 Keita bids now rejected, don't see this one happening.
     
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  21. steveo87

    steveo87 Procrastinating for....a while

    Yeah I doubt it.
    I'm glad to be honest, it'll just be another Pogba situation, where you've got a decent player who is constantly being derided because of something completely out of his control.
     
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  22. cybershot

    cybershot Well-Known Member

    Looks like we've given up and will wait until next season when he has a release clause.
     
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  23. Badgers

    Badgers Mr Big Shrimp

  24. Watermelon Man

    Watermelon Man Active Member

    The squad needs fattening up a lot. I predict a real burn out in the season. There's already injuries now. Wait until we are playing two intense games per week.
     
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  25. cybershot

    cybershot Well-Known Member

    Agree, We don't seem to be learning. Same cycle over and over.

    Qualify for champions league
    Following season do shit on all fronts because don't have the depth and quality to cope with amount of fixtures - finish outside top 4, win nothing
    Probably sack the manager at Christmas when still doing shit following season after selling best players (Coutinho, Firminio) still finish outside top 4.
    New manager spends a fortune, only competiting domestically and mount a title challenge, which either goes the wire or filters out, qualify for champions league.
    Repeat from start.
     
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  26. Watermelon Man

    Watermelon Man Active Member

    American owners are shite. When they are not shooting elephants they are generally lowering standards. I hope FSG sell up and fuck off.
     
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  27. S☼I

    S☼I Comic sans routine

    All this positivity is overwhelming.
    And the thread title is fuckin' boss.
     
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  28. Watermelon Man

    Watermelon Man Active Member

    If we don't sign more players the thread title will sum up our season..."alright".
     
  29. sleaterkinney

    sleaterkinney Well-Known Member

    Yeah, they've made all the wrong decisions so far.
     
  30. Badgers

    Badgers Mr Big Shrimp

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