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Who would you buy?

Anfield rd Dreamer

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My bad don't know how I made that mistake.

He was still mostly starting when available though. Started both CL games he was fit for and 7 out of the 10 league games he was fit For, sub in the other 3. Was still one of their best CMs. With current market prices should have been able to get more than they did.

In fact I think they should have got more on all their sales. Even Walker, yes they got a lot, but I think they could have got more. Established, first-choice international. In his peak. Home grown. Overrated but still probably best RB in the league at the time and one of the top 5 or 10 in Europe at the time. The best established RB City were going to be able to buy. City paid more for Mendy the same summer.

Guangzhou sold Paulinho for nearly double what they paid Spurs 12 months earlier. Not like he did a lot in China that year to increase his skills or reputation in the game.
 


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Sancho
Hudson-Odoi

Future of England right there.. Would happily take any of them.

Add Brewster and Trent to the mix you have the English spine for the next 10 years.
 



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Future of England right there.. Would happily take any of them.

Add Brewster and Trent to the mix you have the English spine for the next 10 years.

First time in a long long time where having the future of English football would actually be really good. Only really France matching up for the amount of exciting talent coming through at the moment, maybe Portugal too.
 

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If there was any chance we could get Sancho I'd say let's go for it. Rumours he'd cost over £100m though so not convinced we'd go that high.
He'll be a game-changing signing for any club that snaps him up. I just hope it isn't Man United and it's unfortunately looking pretty likely.
 

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He'll be a game-changing signing for any club that snaps him up. I just hope it isn't Man United and it's unfortunately looking pretty likely.
The rumour I read said that Chelsea would be swapping him for CHO (and I would imagine a fair bit of cash on top), although that's going to be dependent on what sort of transfer ban they get and when.
 

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He'll be a game-changing signing for any club that snaps him up. I just hope it isn't Man United and it's unfortunately looking pretty likely.
City have a match clause, no way in hells desert sun does City let them have him.
 






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Depay is someone that has a lot of talent and on many levels would be a player we should be interested in - but i have nagging doubts about his capacity to fully buy in to what Klopp wants from his players.
 



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Depay is someone that has a lot of talent and on many levels would be a player we should be interested in - but i have nagging doubts about his capacity to fully buy in to what Klopp wants from his players.
He seems like a very flashy character off the pitch and, while that's not exactly a crime, I think I'd struggle to warm to him because of it and would have slight concerns over how he'd fit in with the mentality of the rest of the squad. I also don't think as a player he's good enough to make it a no-brainer so you'd gloss over those concerns.
 

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Klopp would only ever sign players with good character and attitude so if he signed Depay that's enough on the matter for me and people will have to get over their hangups on how he presents himself. If he is an arsehole Klopp won't sign him.

At the end of the day it costs just as much or more to kit yourself out in Armani suits, rolex watches and Bentley cars than the "bling" look in Hip Hop culture. But one is portrayed as classy, a good sign of character, and one as trashy, a bad sign of character, in the media. Truth is some of the biggest arseholes you could meet would dress in a socially acceptable way.

On the pitch Depay would fit our playing style like a glove. May need to put more of a defensive shift in maybe. Good rumoured price too. Unless one of us has secretly been spending significant time with footballers we won't know his character. Klopp would find out before making any move though.
 

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Klopp would only ever sign players with good character and attitude so if he signed Depay that's enough on the matter for me and people will have to get over their hangups on how he presents himself. If he is an arsehole Klopp won't sign him.

At the end of the day it costs just as much or more to kit yourself out in Armani suits, rolex watches and Bentley cars than the "bling" look in Hip Hop culture. But one is portrayed as classy, a good sign of character, and one as trashy, a bad sign of character, in the media. Truth is some of the biggest arseholes you could meet would dress in a socially acceptable way.

On the pitch Depay would fit our playing style like a glove. May need to put more of a defensive shift in maybe. Good rumoured price too. Unless one of us has secretly been spending significant time with footballers we won't know his character. Klopp would find out before making any move though.
Seeing as we've not been even remotely credibly linked, I don't see the problem with commenting on his off-field persona. Klopp isn't demonstrably interested as far as we know at this point, so there's nothing to suggest he doesn't have a problem with it. In fact, if he's not, as it appears, interested, then perhaps that even means he does have a problem with it?
 

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Klopp would only ever sign players with good character and attitude so if he signed Depay that's enough on the matter for me and people will have to get over their hangups on how he presents himself. If he is an arsehole Klopp won't sign him.
Yes, that much is obvious. But we are discussing rumours of said player joining and it shouldnt stop us from commenting based on what little information we have to piece together.
 

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Icardi,Rabiot and Depay,so we're buying an hat trick of arseholes,i'd take Icardi tho.
I am worried about his Missus Wanda, she is a tough agent to deal with and on the ball. With Rabiot's mum, who would want to deal with her, she is one scary Mama.

Besides all that, I wouldn't mind Icardi though :)
 
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O right, strange responding on something and missing the point entirely then isn’t it? So no the story has no bearing on the media being anti-Sterling and does in fact back up the OP I was making. Thanks for taking the time to engage, albeit in the most pointless of ways.
See above.
 

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Jovic, De Ligt and Sessegnon would be the 3 id like to see come in. With Sturridge, Lovren and Moreno shipped out. Anyone else on top of that would be a bonus.
Regarding De Ligt, it would mean rotating Gomez which would be a bit shit because the lad is a beast. But if Man City can have 2 world class players for each position, why cant we?