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The Unreliable Rumours Thread

MW2833

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Don't think this is unreliable but don't know where else to post it so I'll just put it here I guess.

"Nottingham Forest are making an ambitious move for Adam Lallana. He is surplus to requirements at Liverpool and Evangelos Marinakis is willing to potentially break the club record fee to sign him, however the fee is expected to be somewhere in the vicinity of £13m, the same fee paid for Joao Carvalho 12 months ago. "
Source?
 


Prolix

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There's enough room at a club likely to play 50+ games a season for 3 top class CBs. Especially when one has so far been dogged by injuries (Gomez) and one will need a bedding in period Keita/Fabinho/Robertson style (De Ligt/alternative). We can't move forward with a starting 11. Not playing in as many comps as we do.
Gomez is already not in the 'starting XI'.
 



indianscouser

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Think we should go for the best talents now.
We are in a unique position.
We are world class, with a world class manager and one heck of a fan base.
Our pulling power is at its highest.
We let utd beat us to dominance in the 90s, we now have a chance to regain lost grounds.
Let's be ruthless.
I hope we get de ligt, he is world class, and him going to a rival team would strengthen them a lot.
Won't worry much about Gomez, he's a very versatile defender and will easily get 25-30 games a season when fit.
Would also go for werner as a backup to bobby.
Chilwell as a backup for robbo.
 

seanyw

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How about David Alaba for LB backup? He could potentially lose his position to Lucas Hernandez.
I think Alaba is too much a star player to play second fiddle to Robbo. But agree that we need back-up on both right- and left backs. Top priority to reinforce that imo. No idea who though as I doubt who would now want to join to warm the bench given Robbo and TAA's top form.

We need to add some creativity in the midfield too. Ziyech and/or Auoar will be good. That could allow more rest for Firmino too.

Striker - grab Werner please. Not really confident in Divock despite his recent heroics.

Backup keepers too as Migs and Karius will be leaving. Don't think we have any urgency to reinforce CB though of course wouldn't mind to add de Ligt or Jose Gimenez.
 

lfc.eddie

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Bayern is very confident that they can get Timo as a free agent next year lol.
Won’t doubt their confidence in this case. This isn’t the first time a German player ran their contract down just to join Bayern for better wage package.
 



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Iluvatar

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I'm just surprised that with Shaw and Lukaku already on their books it was even a concern!

It's just ridiculous, isn't it. Another example of United's clown-shoes approach to the transfer market under Woodward. Not that I'm complaining, mind you!
Or he rejected them and they released this! Small club now.
 

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I personally don’t think we’ll sign De Ligt
Agreed. Honestly think there’s 0% chance we splash the kind of money being talked about on him when we already have a young CB who has proven himself to be as good if not better for us. Klopp seemingly has a lot of faith in Matip and Lovren as back up options as well. Can’t see any reason why he’d look to move either of them on.
 



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David Ornstein reckons it's 2 in, a young left back or a versatile player that can play there and a versatile attacker. Also saying brandt definitely won't be happening.


If the market is going to be crazier than normal owing to the number of teams desperately rebuilding this summer, then i can see an argument for keeping out of it unless you can get exactly what you want at the right price.
 

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Get greizmann in still in his peak. Can cover Salah,firmino and Mane plus shadow striker. Will be reasonably cheap maybe 60million. He hasn’t had the best of luck with his career moves but he could be a Klopp player
 

The Infamous

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They are smoking spice if they buy him for that

There was rumbles from athletico in the winter that they should have took the 90million and ran last year and he was not scoring or enjoying his football. One year later considering everything he is leaving for basically the same price barca are finished. He isn’t really what they need
 

hugo the horrible

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Interested in all this talk about De Ligt,agood player who might be worth looking at,if the price is right.
However the figures being bandied around suggest he is not worth totally silly money to us.
Matip has been good this season,injuries aside,Lovren,never been convinced,still aren't,too many brainfarts.
Gomez,good player but you'd have to worries about his injuries given his age.
If you take injuries out of the equation a new player is going to be 3rd or 4 th choice initially.
In the end,another CB is probably required,but not breaking the bank.