Who would you buy?

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I don't understand the criticism of Mane. He's been a bright spark and brilliant on the whole when I've watched him. ( I'm not saying he has the best footballing brain I've ever seen) but still he has been very sharp and unpredictable. Think he's been superb this season so far.
 
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Too late for Sancho. Might have made sense when he left city.
Although I believe he wanted to get away from the PL.
 

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I think Man City have first dibs on Sancho, unfortunately. But if he becomes available we should be in there.

We do need another attacking player though - Pulisic, Dembele, Bailey - several good young players out there, obviously the ones I just mentioned would cost a lot. Also we already have some good talent at the club waiting to get in. I’m looking forward to seeing how Brewster grows, and Wilson has been doing very well on loan and is good enough to come back and at least give us an option on the wing.
 

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Biggest mistake of his career was to join ManU and it seems he somehow still has a 'soft spot' for them.

Always liked the type of player he is and i think he would be the perfect addition to our squad if Sturridge leaves. He would get enough minutes because he can cover both Mané and Firminos positions. He has speed and intensity. Last season 22 goals and 17 assists in 51 games. This season 6 goals and 6 assists in 17. Also started to get on the scoresheet regularly for the Netherlands with 13 goals and 9 assists in 43.

Two years left on his contract in the summer.
 

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Sandro the left back? Mate, we REALLY don't need to be thinking about replacing Robertson.

Agree with you on Sancho, he would be a great signing.
Robertson is playing great, but if we're looking to improve, I would see that as our weakest position. And Sandro is a highly talented LB. Thats all.
 

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Biggest mistake of his career was to join ManU and it seems he somehow still has a 'soft spot' for them.

Always liked the type of player he is and i think he would be the perfect addition to our squad if Sturridge leaves. He would get enough minutes because he can cover both Mané and Firminos positions. He has speed and intensity. Last season 22 goals and 17 assists in 51 games. This season 6 goals and 6 assists in 17. Also started to get on the scoresheet regularly for the Netherlands with 13 goals and 9 assists in 43.

Two years left on his contract in the summer.
Just because he felt “Beckham” doesn’t mean he wouldn’t want to join Liverpool and there was previous when BR was in charge so the committee must’ve seen something they liked.
Would be a very good addition if you ask me and would have something to prove as well
 

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It would be hilarious if we bought Depay and he did well. It would help underscore Mourinho’s sound judgment after having sold those other well known chumps, De Bruyne and Salah!
 

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Is it because he's not glamorous enough? Because performance wise Robertson is in the running for best LB in the league!
I think my post was taken out of context. The whole starting 11 imo is fine and does not need to be upgraded. The bench is solid as well. But if im nitpicking, I would upgrade at LB to replace Moreno. Sandro I think would be a great fit. I also think he is better than Robo.
I agree with you that he is arguably the best LB in the league right now, but it's possible that he could be having a career year and that it won't continue beyond this year.

I think the only way we buy players next window is if we have the potential to sign an upgrade. Our depth is not an issue atm
 

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Wow Jadon Sancho, an 18 year old english player scooped up by the Bundesliga. And we ask why can't we get players like that? Probably gonna have to pay over the barrel to get him but probably worth it. By trade a left winger to rotate with Mane. Can he play the #10 role as well hough?
 

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To be fair, we did get one of the best left backs in the PL for £8 million, our starting right back is from the academy and the current record holder for most assists in a CL season was a free transfer. We've done pretty well with 'value for money' signings these last few years.

Sancho slipped through the cracks, as happens often with young players who get chewed up and spat out by the big clubs. Maybe the complete change of scenery was required for him to hit his straps. If anything City would be kicking themselves for letting him go, but they're not exactly short of quality wingers.
 
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Sancho slipped through the cracks, as happens often with young players who get chewed up and spat out by the big clubs. Maybe the complete change of scenery was required for him to hit his straps. If anything City would be kicking themselves for letting him go, but they're not exactly short of quality wingers.
Sancho didn't slip through the net, City wanted to keep him and we also made him an offer.. He was running down his contract and refusing to sign a new one hence accepting Dortmund bid but with a first refusal clause. He is an unbelievable talent, one City didn't want to lose.
 

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Wow Jadon Sancho, an 18 year old english player scooped up by the Bundesliga. And we ask why can't we get players like that? Probably gonna have to pay over the barrel to get him but probably worth it. By trade a left winger to rotate with Mane. Can he play the #10 role as well hough?
Hoffenheim also landed a scoop with Nelson from Arsenal. Unfortunately just a loan deal.
Maybe we should have sent Brewster and Solanke to the Bundesliga aswell.
 

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All the media reports as though the English clubs didn't know what they were doing and Sancho just somehow was overlooked.

Everyone knew Sancho's ability. It was his decision to move away despite City offering him a contract and English clubs could not offer him a contract without paying a massive compensation fee to City.
 

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Hoffenheim also landed a scoop with Nelson from Arsenal. Unfortunately just a loan deal.
Maybe we should have sent Brewster and Solanke to the Bundesliga aswell.
Ademola Lookman did really well at Leipzig last season and they wanted to sign him but a deal couldn't be agreed.

Gladbach wanted to sign Brewster and i believe the lad wasn't completely against it.

Schalke were interested in Loftus-Cheek.

It's obvious that Bundesliga teams are trying to take advantage of the fact that english talents don't get their chances in the first teams soon enough.
 

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Still waiting on a better source but the Brazilian journalist who broke Alisson to Liverpool (even 2 or 3 days before Liverpool based journalists) and Arthur to Barcelona is saying Everton, Grêmio player, might be going to City for £25~30m. He has even received a call from Guardiola. Same team as Arthur (they actually played together at Grêmio).

He has been the best Grêmio player this season. Really good LW (or right, but he is best on the left), great dribbler, nice pace and his finishing is getting better and better. He is only 22, will get much better in the future.

Paquetá (Milan), Arthur (Barcelona), Lautaro (Inter Milan), Ezequiel Palacios, Rodrygo and Vinícius Jr. (Real Madrid) and now Everton to City (maybe). Man, we really need to take a look at South America. Paying £25~30m+ I highly doubt we wouldn't be able to get a work permit. Gabriel Jesus got his.

Everton would be a very good backup player, probably a starter in the future. He looks a lot like Mané.
 

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He does look good and his stats are decent. Shame if City get him but if it meant we had a clear run on Sancho I would be fine with that :)
 

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I don't rate Pulsic at all from what I have seen and really hope the rumours are not true. The fact that he is American might make our owners want to buy him for marketing reasons though. I don't think he would be that much better than Lallana
 

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I don't rate Pulsic at all from what I have seen and really hope the rumours are not true. The fact that he is American might make our owners want to buy him for marketing reasons though. I don't think he would be that much better than Lallana
Pulisic is 10 years his junior and already better than lallana. He is not only a 10 but also a winger unlike lallana who does not carry the ball like he used to.

At the same time, pulisic is a man united supporter. Klopp can't accept that.
 

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Ademola Lookman did really well at Leipzig last season and they wanted to sign him but a deal couldn't be agreed.

Gladbach wanted to sign Brewster and i believe the lad wasn't completely against it.

Schalke were interested in Loftus-Cheek.

It's obvious that Bundesliga teams are trying to take advantage of the fact that english talents don't get their chances in the first teams soon enough.
I've forgot Gladbach had Reece Oxford on loan and they are still interested in signing him.
 

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there is a young-ish lad (24 in February) starting to make a name from himself in Scotland at Celtic,

Ryan Christie, plays in an attacking midfield position, a big game player, very creative, good technique,
likes to run at people and can score a goal or 2,

Former young player of the year, in Scotland before moving to Celtic, where it has a couple of years for him to break through
(he also had a load deal at Aberdeen)

whats caught my attention is the way he has bulked up, he looks more athletic, stronger,
and I like the way he plays, cocky and with a smile on his face all the time, plus he like to rub the opposition up the wrong way,

Maybe worth a punt for a couple of Million?

@Dave-D what you think of him? do you think he could cut the mustard at LFC?

here are some of his best bits from last season, apologies in advance about the music...

 

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Leipzig and Timo Werner (18 months left on his current paper) struggling to agree a new contract. RB not able (or don't want to) pay him more than ₤100k a week - sounds like peanuts for a club like Liverpool.
 

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there is a young-ish lad (24 in February) starting to make a name from himself in Scotland at Celtic,

Ryan Christie, plays in an attacking midfield position, a big game player, very creative, good technique,
likes to run at people and can score a goal or 2,

Former young player of the year, in Scotland before moving to Celtic, where it has a couple of years for him to break through
(he also had a load deal at Aberdeen)

whats caught my attention is the way he has bulked up, he looks more athletic, stronger,
and I like the way he plays, cocky and with a smile on his face all the time, plus he like to rub the opposition up the wrong way,

Maybe worth a punt for a couple of Million?

@Dave-D what you think of him? do you think he could cut the mustard at LFC?
Was to hot and cold to be considered a player of the required quality for Liverpool.
Started last season well but fell off a cliff performance wise from about Christmas time onwards.
 

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Leipzig and Timo Werner (18 months left on his current paper) struggling to agree a new contract. RB not able (or don't want to) pay him more than ₤100k a week - sounds like peanuts for a club like Liverpool.
Timo Werner would be a fantastic get. Loads of pace and upside as a striker. And if he wants £100k per week we can make room for him in wages by simply letting Sturridge walk at the end of the season.