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Re: January Transfer Window
« Reply #210 on: December 17, 2012, 09:32:20 PM »
Is it me or is Moses wearing a watch on his left hand? Tis a sign!!

A Rolex? We have been blessed!!

The promised land of 8th awaits  :)

It's a sign of the end, I tell ya! The end is coming.

the only thing that can preserve Emperor Rodgers legacy is the Mayan prophecy.

if this be the end of days, allowing the great one insufficient time to complete his project - and fans left with "if only" and "what if's"
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Re: January Transfer Window
« Reply #211 on: December 17, 2012, 09:46:49 PM »
"Outstanding".

in a field of his own
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Re: January Transfer Window
« Reply #212 on: December 18, 2012, 07:44:49 PM »
in a field of his own

Like a farmer with wind, sweaty feet and halitosis.
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Re: January Transfer Window
« Reply #213 on: December 18, 2012, 07:48:09 PM »
Liverpool join race for France U21 Isimat Mirin after being priced out of move for De Vrij

By Simon Jones  17 December 2012


Liverpool are among clubs monitoring French centre-back Nicolas Isimat Mirin.

The 21-year-old graduate of the Clairefontaine academy has established himself as a regular in the Valenciennes side but is out of contract in 18 months.

Liverpool have been keen on Feyenoord's Stefan de Vrij, 20, but he could prove too expensive.

Manager Brendan Rodgers may need to sell to finance further deals after earmarking most of his budget on strikers Daniel Sturridge and Tom Ince.

Mirin has earned three caps for Les Bleus Under 21 team.


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-2249657/Liverpool-turn-Nicolas-Isimat-Mirin-price-Stefan-Vrij-went-high.html

So where does that leave Kelly, Wilson and/or Coates?
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Re: January Transfer Window
« Reply #214 on: December 18, 2012, 07:51:18 PM »
So where does that leave Kelly, Wilson and/or Coates?

taxi for coates

(ok, ok, I'll get me jacket)
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Re: January Transfer Window
« Reply #215 on: December 18, 2012, 07:54:20 PM »

Emperor  Rodgers may need to sell to finance further deals after earmarking most of his budget on strikers Daniel Sturridge and Tom Ince.


I find myself saliviating at the prospect of Sturridge and Ince joining us.

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Re: January Transfer Window
« Reply #216 on: December 18, 2012, 08:23:43 PM »
Can't see Sturridge fitting in unless he plays centrally, which would mean Luis being moved. If Luis isn't moved to accomodate Borini in his obvious position, then I can't see Sturridge fairing any better.
Then there's the price.

As has been seen again this season, the value in players lies abroad, yet we seem interested only in spending our limited budget in the vastly over-inflated English market.

I realise it's early days with the new scouting network but there seems no change in that respect from before they came and my hope with Rodgers being more used to having to scout abroad for the better value player hasn't been realised either.

Is our scouts' travel budget as pitiful as the manager's transfer fund seems to be?

We should be checking out the Bundesliga, Eredivisie and the Belgian Jupiler League and their reserve and youth leagues too.
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Re: January Transfer Window
« Reply #217 on: December 18, 2012, 08:51:38 PM »
Is our scouts' travel budget as pitiful as the manager's transfer fund seems to be?

We should be checking out the Bundesliga, Eredivisie and the Belgian Jupiler League and their reserve and youth leagues too.

exactly.

but unlike in days old old, in modern times we seem to get the scraps that the wealthy clubs have no interest in.

to have any chance of competing at the top table, we need a top european network of scouts.  And not only that, we need someone who speaks the languages and knows the culture of these countries - especially the latin countries.

otherwise you get ripped off, and/or can't even get close to closing deals.

I thought having our spanish staff was invaluable, in this respect.  They knew that market and how negotiations worked.

now we have brendan and an ex northern ireland defender (hunter).  One's heart is fulled with sadness.

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Re: January Transfer Window
« Reply #218 on: December 18, 2012, 10:13:37 PM »
an ex northern ireland defender (hunter). 

Is that the Hunter that played for Ipswich? Allan, I think it was.

Isn't our Hunter, Barry? I wonder if the two are related.
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Re: January Transfer Window
« Reply #219 on: December 18, 2012, 10:39:12 PM »
Is that the Hunter that played for Ipswich? Allan, I think it was.

Isn't our Hunter, Barry? I wonder if the two are related.

good question

we have barry in the scouting dept (goodness gracious)

but you have a good memory - allan hunter played for NI too...and yes, i do believe it was Ipswich that he played for.

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Re: January Transfer Window
« Reply #220 on: December 18, 2012, 10:42:50 PM »
Manager Brendan Rodgers may need to sell to finance further deals after earmarking most of his budget on strikers Daniel Sturridge and Tom Ince.

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Sturridge £12m and Ince £4m fee agreed according to The Times.

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Re: January Transfer Window
« Reply #221 on: December 18, 2012, 11:14:40 PM »
Tony Barrett Tony Barrett ‏@TonyBarretTimes

My understanding is that Liverpool remain confident of signing
Sturridge despite a hitch in the last couple of hours.

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« Reply #222 on: December 18, 2012, 11:25:27 PM »
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Sturridge £12m and Ince £4m fee agreed according to The Times.


Both players have attitude problems allegedly. Is that really the best value we can achieve for £16M?

With the exception of Assaidi, Coates and Suarez, all the other players signed (seven in total) under FSG have either come from the Premier League or have played in England (Borini). I wonder who's decision(s) this is/are?
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Re: January Transfer Window
« Reply #223 on: December 19, 2012, 09:08:52 PM »
Raheem Sterling is expected to sign a new contract with
#LFC in the coming days. More on @BBCSport shortly ...
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« Reply #224 on: December 19, 2012, 09:19:24 PM »
Raheem Sterling is expected to sign a new contract with
#LFC in the coming days. More on @BBCSport shortly ...
@BenSmithBBC


If we sign Ince, I wonder how the contracts compare.
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