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Re: January Transfer Window
« Reply #225 on: December 19, 2012, 10:50:49 PM »
Sterling set to sign a 5-year deal

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/20792252

I know I'm deluded but I see Eriksen as the solution to all
our problems this Summer. Goals from midfield, unlocking
defenses:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/football/2012/dec/19/christian-eriksen-ajax

You need to have a quota of world-class talent around to make a youth based approach
work, imo.

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Re: January Transfer Window
« Reply #226 on: December 19, 2012, 11:34:25 PM »
Eriksen won't go for less than £35-40m

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« Reply #227 on: December 19, 2012, 11:35:04 PM »
Eriksen won't go for less than £35-40m and has the likes of Barca, Real, Juventus all lining up for him.

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Re: January Transfer Window
« Reply #228 on: December 19, 2012, 11:52:13 PM »
Sterling set to sign a 5-year deal

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/20792252

I know I'm deluded but I see Eriksen as the solution to all
our problems this Summer. Goals from midfield, unlocking
defenses:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/football/2012/dec/19/christian-eriksen-ajax

You need to have a quota of world-class talent around to make a youth based approach
work, imo.

Look in the Mirror and see:

Sterling has indeed signed.

Sturridge indeed hasn't and may not.

PSG's Kevin Gameiro looked at instead.

Compromise on Sterling deal with a sliding scale increase - compromise can be good.

Sturridge maybe on loan instead - now you're talking sense, see what his hunger for first team football really is. See how he handles and reacts the to the postion(s) he asked to play.

All in here: http://www.mirror.co.uk/sport/football/transfer-news/liverpool-transfers-raheem-sterling-agrees-1497636
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« Reply #229 on: December 19, 2012, 11:53:55 PM »
Eriksen won't go for less than £35-40m and has the likes of Barca, Real, Juventus all lining up for him.

Hasn't he also previously stated a preference to play in Spain or Italy?

We need to find 'the next Eriksen'.
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« Reply #230 on: December 19, 2012, 11:58:26 PM »
Hasn't he also previously stated a preference to play in Spain or Italy?

We need to find 'the next Eriksen'.

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Re: January Transfer Window
« Reply #231 on: December 20, 2012, 12:00:31 AM »
yes, saw that Mirror story earlier........sterling deal more or less done and dusted

sturridge deal on verge of collapse (wheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee)

and we are sniffing around the PSG lad, Geronomo
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« Reply #232 on: December 20, 2012, 12:05:24 AM »
http://www.mirror.co.uk/sport/football/transfer-news/liverpool-transfers-raheem-sterling-agrees-1497636

From that same article:

"Fees paid to agents have become a hot subject around Anfield, with principle owner John Henry laying down the law in recent weeks following the release of the startling figures.

From October 2011 to September 2012 - the last set of published figures - only Manchester City have spent more on agent fees, bringing into stark light the performance under director of football Damien Comolli, who was eventually sacked for such extravagance.
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Why has Henry only 'laid down the law in recent weeks'? Wasn't he aware of it previously? If so, why wait until the publishing of the figures to do or say something about it? Did he or Werner not sign off on such expenditure, or was it left up to Ayre's discretion? When will Ayre pay the price Comolli did?

Ayre can't be excused if Comolli wasn't. Does anybody actually take responsibility for anything at the club anymore?
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« Reply #233 on: December 20, 2012, 12:08:20 AM »
Urika!   

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I prefer Faria Alam, the happy slapper, her.
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« Reply #234 on: December 20, 2012, 12:12:19 AM »
Urika!   

Geronomo

And as it's nearly Christmas, the January window needs to see a Hallelujah.

That's our new front three sorted.
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Re: January Transfer Window
« Reply #235 on: December 20, 2012, 12:13:19 AM »
Eriksen won't go for less than £35-40m
Maybe Luis and Daniel could have a word?

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« Reply #236 on: December 20, 2012, 12:19:22 AM »
Maybe Luis and Daniel could have a word?

Not a good idea re Luis and his 'word'. Though he might get away with an 'N' word this time. Calling him 'Norsk' can't be quite as bad.  ;D

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« Reply #237 on: December 20, 2012, 12:20:01 AM »
From that same article:

"Fees paid to agents have become a hot subject around Anfield, with principle owner John Henry laying down the law in recent weeks following the release of the startling figures.

From October 2011 to September 2012 - the last set of published figures - only Manchester City have spent more on agent fees, bringing into stark light the performance under director of football Damien Comolli, who was eventually sacked for such extravagance.
"

Why has Henry only 'laid down the law in recent weeks'? Wasn't he aware of it previously? If so, why wait until the publishing of the figures to do or say something about it? Did he or Werner not sign off on such expenditure, or was it left up to Ayre's discretion? When will Ayre pay the price Comolli did?

Ayre can't be excused if Comolli wasn't. Does anybody actually take responsibility for anything at the club anymore?

you beat me to it.  I was about to paste from the Guardian.

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Talks with Octagon have stalled, not broken down, however, but that comes at a time when FSG is determined to reduce Liverpool's spending on agent fees and to get better value for money in the transfer market than it has done since buying the club in October 2010. The club have given an eye-watering £31.3m to agents since 2008?09, a figure topped only by the billionaire-owned Manchester City (£39m) and Chelsea (£31.8m) in the same period.

Recently released figures for 1 October 2011 to 30 September 2012 showed only City spent more than Liverpool in that time, moreover. They topped the agent payments list, and the Premier League in May, with £10,537,982 spent while Liverpool, who finished eighth and sacked Kenny Dalglish as a result, paid agents £8,600,444. Manchester United spent £3,681,580. FSG is determined to harden its negotiating stance with agents, rather than a player's personal terms, and believe Liverpool have been viewed as a soft-touch in recent years.
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« Reply #238 on: December 20, 2012, 12:22:20 AM »
I prefer Faria Alam, the happy slapper, her.
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And as it's nearly Christmas, the January window needs to see a Hallelujah.

That's our new front three sorted.

can we get a Halleljah, brotha!
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« Reply #239 on: December 20, 2012, 12:36:33 AM »
you beat me to it.  I was about to paste from the Guardian.

Makes it even more depressing when you see who those pricey agents brought to the club.

Brings a bit more perspective to Comolli's and Dalglish's exits.

Soft touch. Us? No chance, though I have heard we may be sponsored by Patchett's Marshmallows when the StanChart deal runs out.
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