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Discussion in 'Liverpool' started by luvgonzo, May 27, 2018.

  1. luvgonzo

    luvgonzo Pisshead

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    Ok so sensible please, think before posting and leave last night behind.

    We have a good first team but the squad is a bit thin. We can't afford to go replacing everyone so who do we bring in that improves us and who is then on the bench so that we have options?

    Who gets sold?

    Post a first team formation and bench.

    Keeper
    TAA CB VVD Robertson
    DM
    Keita Wijnaldum
    Salah Bobby Mane
    Subs. Karius Lovren Gomez AOC Fekir Solanke Clyne.

    Additional cover from Matip, Milner, Hendo of they are willing to stay and fight for their place and cover injures.
    We also need cover at LB but I think we need to look at the youngsters here.

    Sold.
    Klavan
    Lallana
    Moreno
    Mingolet
     
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  2. Zanjinho

    Zanjinho Boom!
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    Fekir on the bench?
     
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  3. moreinjuredthanowen

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    there's no.way wijnaldum keeps.his slot in front of fekir.

    after that we all know the issues.

    my strong strong view is a forward will be bought
     
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  4. luvgonzo

    luvgonzo Pisshead

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    We have no idea if he's good enough to replace any of our front 3, he could be in for Wijnaldum I suppose.
     
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    luvgonzo Pisshead

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    Wijnaldum has improved a lot over the season and he'll be a big part of the first team next season, doesn't mean he plays every game though.
     
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    organic red Well-Known Member

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    Wijn and Fekir are quite different in style...............I don't think you can replace one with the other
     
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    I thought Fekir would be more of a Lallana replacement
     
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  8. Solid_Air 2

    Solid_Air 2 Well-Known Member

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    The problem with trying to do a list of new players is the first list of players most consider surplus to requirements is rather large
    Migs
    Karius
    Moreno
    Lallana
    Klavan
    Sturridge
    Ings

    and some would add Origi , Matip , Lovren , Henderson plus the likes of Ejaria.

    Cannot see all going and that will impact on number recruited.
    Think we will see another 1 or 2 signed but after that will need offloads before incoming.
     
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    Anyone who wants to get rid of Lovren or Henderson needs to sort their priorities out. Selling them creates far more problems than it solves.
     
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  10. moreinjuredthanowen

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    I agree with that

    we need someone to compete with Henderson... it could be grujic but we will see.

    we clearly need 2 forwards and sturridge, ings, origi and right now solanke are not.up.to the level. that's 4 central strikers that need to go and then we need flexibility.... assuming Wilson and ox might cover wider areas next season we need at least one more and more like 2.

    that's my priority.

    then cm

    then cb

    but after last night go might be above cm now
     
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    luvgonzo Pisshead

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    This is where we need to be sensible, Lovren and Hendo can do a job in a squad imo.
     
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    wouldn't be surprised if Hendo wasn't still 1st choice next season.
     
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  13. moreinjuredthanowen

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    At this point I dont even see a potential replacement linked. The issue is it's a role klopp never seems linked to.
     
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  14. luvgonzo

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    We can do better. VVD should be Captain. Bobby as VC.
     
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  15. Solid_Air 2

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    didn't say we couldn't do better however it depends on what the priority signings are.

    Don't forget i'm the only Red who is pretty unimpressed by VVD <laugh>
     
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  16. Solid_Air 2

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    yep
    i'd love a proper DM but seems not to be on the cards.
     
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  17. moreinjuredthanowen

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    really the best we can hope for is a higher line and someone like an Alonso emerges from nowhere. I don't know which line decided first to drop off or it was just the press wasn't working but the first command when salah came off had to be continue pressing.
     
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  18. Peej

    Peej Fabio Borini Lover

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    It’s finding homes for them, then teams to match wages.
     
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  19. Solid_Air 2

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    that was what i was getting at.
    Its allright saying "these players aren't good enough we'll get rid of them" but strangely other people might share your opinion particularly in view of the fact we are one of the better payers in the PL.
     
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  20. Tobes

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    Your press didn’t have the same effect when Salah went off as Madrid no longer had the need to drop off as far. They could hold a higher line as they were not having to face the pace and ability of Salah.

    Once they pushed higher your very average midfield was exposed for what it is, and Modric ran the show.
     
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