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« Reply #41370 on: July 14, 2018, 07:43:12 AM »
He'll fit in on Merseyside
He loves the club so much he did the 2 liver birds sign at the World Cup!

https://www.goal.com/en-us/amp/news/why-did-xhaka-shaqiri-celebrate-by-making-double-eagle-signs/
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« Reply #41371 on: July 14, 2018, 08:09:59 AM »
He’ll suit Liverpool’s high tempo pressing game......

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Imagine being on holiday in Croatia and you are wasting your time on this message board

Imagine being a, f**king doctor!
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« Reply #41372 on: July 14, 2018, 08:33:19 AM »
He’ll suit Liverpool’s high tempo pressing game......

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Imagine being on holiday in Croatia and you are wasting your time on this message board

Imagine being a, f**king doctor!

Is that a kind of gynaecologist?😜

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« Reply #41373 on: July 14, 2018, 08:37:23 AM »
He’ll suit Liverpool’s high tempo pressing game......

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Imagine being on holiday in Croatia and you are wasting your time on this message board

Imagine being a, f**king doctor!

Is that a kind of gynaecologist?😜

Well he was explaining about an injury Mo had so, probably
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« Reply #41374 on: July 14, 2018, 10:37:25 AM »
Don’t like this move at all, seems like Balotelli 2.0. Cheap player but lazy and who doesn’t suit the system.

It’ll all end in tears.
Balotelli was Liverpool's main signing along with Ricky Lambert that summer. Liverpool already have Fabino and Keita coming in so Shaqiri is being bought as a squad player for what these days is feck all money. I really doubt there will be any tears shed if it doesn't work out. He is 26, so even if it doesn't work out you'd probably still get £10mill for  him in two years off a small club like Everton or similar. It's about as close to a no risk signing as you will get imo.
For £14mill Liverpool are getting a player with loads of Premier League experience,has played for Inter Milan, Bayern Munich and has also played in 2 World Cups. To put that into perspective Liverpool got £15 million off Bournemouth for Jordan Ibe...
Wasn't it you that said Firmino was no good?  ;)

Yeah Firmino’s shite.

There’s more to it than finance. If he’s starting and not playing well he’ll cost us early season points, if he’s coming on off the bench and not getting chances he’ll sulk around the pitch costing us points. If he’s dropped and not being played and likely to be sold he’ll sulk around the training park disrupting the squad, costing us points. He doesn’t suit how we play, let united have him to lump the ball up at lukaku’s head.

Hopefully I’m piss wrong about this like I was with Firmino. It’s just as a Liverpool fan life has robbed the optimism from me.
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« Reply #41375 on: July 14, 2018, 11:01:48 AM »
That's a strange attitude trilleac is a squad not what Liverpool have been lacking?

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« Reply #41376 on: July 14, 2018, 11:33:31 AM »
I wouldn't be mad about him either but in the main Klopp hasn’t missed with too many *outfield* players and Klopp seems the type to get the most out of players. When you look at the shower of shit that they had on the bench towards the end of the season he is an immediate and obvious upgrade on them.
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« Reply #41377 on: July 14, 2018, 11:47:18 AM »
That's a strange attitude trilleac is a squad not what Liverpool have been lacking?

Not really no. We were lucky with injuries this year and had little need for depth in the squad. Most guys played a lot, didn’t get injured and held their form. If you ask me out real priorities it’s 1. 1st Choice Keeper 2. 1st choice Centre half 3. Add sub midfielder and sub striker.

We’d a huge squad when Klopp took over and after his 1st year he gutted it, a bloated squad of half interested prima-donna is of f**k all use to anyone and I think Klopp realises that. What you risk in terms of decimation by injury with a small squad you gain in a increased sense of camadarie and togetherness in the dressing room.

“Squad depth” is a buzz word I find used as a lazy analysis of why teams fail rather than getting to the root of the problem. A strong first 11 is better complimented by young, hungry if yet unproven group of subs who’ll do what the manager wants rather than a slew of highly talented misfits sitting on fat salaries.

Uniteds glory years had at best a mid rate replacement side. Park, Smith, Fletcher,, Macheda, Saha, Anderson, Nani were all highly effective players off the bench at united who were found out as Bog standard hack merchants when moved further afield. United now have a star-studded, astronomically expensive bench who are probably less effective than the mid rate guys of 10 years ago.
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« Reply #41378 on: July 14, 2018, 12:01:46 PM »
Don’t like this move at all, seems like Balotelli 2.0. Cheap player but lazy and who doesn’t suit the system.

It’ll all end in tears.
Balotelli was Liverpool's main signing along with Ricky Lambert that summer. Liverpool already have Fabino and Keita coming in so Shaqiri is being bought as a squad player for what these days is feck all money. I really doubt there will be any tears shed if it doesn't work out. He is 26, so even if it doesn't work out you'd probably still get £10mill for  him in two years off a small club like Everton or similar. It's about as close to a no risk signing as you will get imo.
For £14mill Liverpool are getting a player with loads of Premier League experience,has played for Inter Milan, Bayern Munich and has also played in 2 World Cups. To put that into perspective Liverpool got £15 million off Bournemouth for Jordan Ibe...
Wasn't it you that said Firmino was no good?  ;)

Yeah Firmino’s shite.

There’s more to it than finance. If he’s starting and not playing well he’ll cost us early season points, if he’s coming on off the bench and not getting chances he’ll sulk around the pitch costing us points. If he’s dropped and not being played and likely to be sold he’ll sulk around the training park disrupting the squad, costing us points. He doesn’t suit how we play, let united have him to lump the ball up at lukaku’s head.

Hopefully I’m piss wrong about this like I was with Firmino. It’s just as a Liverpool fan life has robbed the optimism from me.

What you basing this on?  Has he form for this or are you just telling us what you think will happen?

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« Reply #41379 on: July 14, 2018, 09:37:58 PM »
Sean Cox out of his coma this evening.

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« Reply #41380 on: July 14, 2018, 09:43:36 PM »
Excellent

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« Reply #41381 on: July 15, 2018, 12:11:35 AM »
Sean Cox out of his coma this evening.
Some good news. A long road ahead of him but that's excellent stuff after 3 months or so in a coma.

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« Reply #41382 on: July 15, 2018, 05:20:23 AM »
Sean Cox out of his coma this evening.

Great news

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« Reply #41383 on: July 16, 2018, 12:31:06 AM »
That's a strange attitude trilleac is a squad not what Liverpool have been lacking?

Not really no. We were lucky with injuries this year and had little need for depth in the squad. Most guys played a lot, didn’t get injured and held their form. If you ask me out real priorities it’s 1. 1st Choice Keeper 2. 1st choice Centre half 3. Add sub midfielder and sub striker.

We’d a huge squad when Klopp took over and after his 1st year he gutted it, a bloated squad of half interested prima-donna is of f**k all use to anyone and I think Klopp realises that. What you risk in terms of decimation by injury with a small squad you gain in a increased sense of camadarie and togetherness in the dressing room.

“Squad depth” is a buzz word I find used as a lazy analysis of why teams fail rather than getting to the root of the problem. A strong first 11 is better complimented by young, hungry if yet unproven group of subs who’ll do what the manager wants rather than a slew of highly talented misfits sitting on fat salaries.

Uniteds glory years had at best a mid rate replacement side. Park, Smith, Fletcher,, Macheda, Saha, Anderson, Nani were all highly effective players off the bench at united who were found out as Bog standard hack merchants when moved further afield. United now have a star-studded, astronomically expensive bench who are probably less effective than the mid rate guys of 10 years ago.

Couldn’t disagree more.

Squad depth is essential to mount a sustained challenge for honours on all fronts. Any team who has won and/or consistently been challenging for league titles have had at least 2 or 3 players on their bench every game capable of starting or who are equally as good as some of the players in the starting xi. Squad quality rather than just depth is what Liverpool have been missing. Chelsea, Utd, Arsenal, City have all had this when competing at the top table.

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« Reply #41384 on: July 16, 2018, 07:10:18 AM »
Sean Cox out of his coma this evening.

Great news

Great to hear that. Hopefully he makes a full recovery’.

Expect another couple of transfers to happen pretty quickly now the World Cup is over. Keeper still the priority and the Barca no 2 Cillesen Probably the most likely.