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Season 2016/17
« on: June 16, 2016, 11:38:35 PM »
We kick off away at Arsenal on August 13th.

As well as that, we've got both Spurs and Chelsea away as games 3 and 5.

If we can come straight 'out of the blocks', we may catch those three cold and take advantage. Plus, we'd have three of our hardest away games out of the way earlier on, with more time to retrieve the situation if things don't end up in our favour.
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Re: Season 2016/17
« Reply #1 on: June 17, 2016, 05:34:44 PM »
Agreed Tes and looking at our last 10 games they seem to be very winnable...With no European games that could be perfect to get top 4.

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Re: Season 2016/17
« Reply #2 on: July 05, 2016, 07:53:48 PM »
Can't see us finishing top 5 with our current squad (inc. new signings already here).

Although having a fit Daniel Sturridge will help. 6th or 7th imo. No way we finish above both manc teams, Chelsea, arsenal, spurs. If West Ham keep Payet then they'll probably finish above us too.


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Re: Season 2016/17
« Reply #3 on: July 07, 2016, 11:29:55 AM »
Who could see Leicester winning the league, Chelsea failing in such a catastrophic manner, Utd not making top 4, West Ham doing so well?

Have faith in Klopp, his methods, his work ethic and his desire to build LFC into a football force once again. 

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Re: Season 2016/17
« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2016, 07:14:01 PM »
On paper it looks like a huge ask, and you can make claims for a number of teams finishing in certain positions ahead of us.

We'll just have to see how it plays out on grass.

There'll probably be a few surprises come the end of the season, with both surprising over and under achievers.

New managers at 3 of the teams we'll aspire to finish ahead of could work out either way. Do Spurs, Leicester, West Ham and Southampton repeat their achievements of last season, or prove they were false dawns?

Does Koeman improve Everton? Can we be as bad?

Arsenal to finish in the top four as usual is probably the closest thing to a certainty.

Apart from maybe the eventual winners, this season could prove to be more bizarre than last season, or just see normal service resumed.
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Re: Season 2016/17
« Reply #5 on: August 02, 2016, 11:04:04 AM »
Lovren and Mignolet proved against Roma that they are liabilities.

Apart from Clyne the defence of Mignolet, Lovren and Moreno is absolutely shocking. Easily the worst out of the top 8. EASILY.

Yet people think we're going to challenge.........sorry no chance.

We've done nothing to sort out our weak mentality. We keep buying and keep playing weak players.

Our squad is full of average expensive players that aren't all that.

7th or 8th at best I'm afraid.

Klopp should have waited for the Arsenal, Man Utd or Bayern jobs instead of ruining his reputation here. I feel sorry for him as he's the 3rd best manager in the world behind Ancelotti and Pep. But 3-4 trophyless seasons and finishing 5th-9th for those seasons will rip apart his reputation which is a shame.

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Re: Season 2016/17
« Reply #6 on: August 02, 2016, 01:13:10 PM »
bluddy ell.   Martin, is that you?

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Re: Season 2016/17
« Reply #7 on: August 03, 2016, 01:04:11 AM »
Yet people think we're going to challenge.........sorry no chance.

Challenge for what?

Are you suggesting that the players Klopp's signed aren't his choices? If they are and they fail, it's on his head.

The two priciest, and both being from this country, I could believe to be 'committee signings', the rest just don't seem like it.

Klopp could have waited for the Manc job, the writing's been on the wall almost since Van Gaal took over, but he chose not to.

Maybe he doesn't want to be in a position where he's forced into multiple big name, huge price signings.
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Re: Season 2016/17
« Reply #8 on: August 04, 2016, 06:15:15 PM »
Challenge for the CL. These are Klopp's signings most definitely I'd suggest.

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Re: Season 2016/17
« Reply #9 on: August 04, 2016, 11:08:51 PM »
Challenge for the CL.

We can't challenge for a competition we're not in.   :P  ;D
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Re: Season 2016/17
« Reply #11 on: August 06, 2016, 02:37:52 PM »
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Jose has done the opposite of Jurgen.

He has made very few changes - brought in 4 top new players.

We have brought in twice as many, and lesser names (in most cases).

We have a bigger job to make things gel.  Jose will have a lesser task, re bedding in the new lads.

BUT.  I think United needed major work done to their first team.  And in bringing in only 4 - and one of them a pensioner who often insults his colleagues and has a massive ego.....and another a 100 million of mere potential.....I think it is a big risk.

I'd far rather be in our boots, than his.

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Re: Season 2016/17
« Reply #12 on: August 06, 2016, 04:48:06 PM »


Klopp and new Barca boss - today at Wembley, before game.
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Re: Season 2016/17
« Reply #13 on: August 06, 2016, 05:46:12 PM »
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Re: Season 2016/17
« Reply #14 on: August 06, 2016, 07:26:41 PM »
We've done nothing to sort out our weak mentality. We keep buying and keep playing weak players.

Our squad is full of average expensive players that aren't all that.

7th or 8th at best I'm afraid.

Klopp should have waited for the Arsenal, Man Utd or Bayern jobs instead of ruining his reputation here. I feel sorry for him



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