Who would you buy?

Sweeting

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Im not saying Havertz wouldn’t be a good signing but, do we really need to sign him when we have such a talent in Grujic on our books? Hes bigger, stronger, and has similar numbers to Havertz this season while playing deeper. I don’t think we need Havertz if our style is not based on having a prototypical number 10 as our focal point. Grujic would offer more defensively as well, but I guess he will have to fight with Milner for game time

I have no idea but those numbers aren't particularly helpful ones to be honest. Things like key passes, pressing sprints per 90 etc would be better ones but they tend to be hidden by Opta.
 

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Every time I see Jones play I can't help thinking 'this guys going to take us far'. How do these youngsters manage to look so cool (must be VVD rubbing off on them, I can't find any other reason unless our academy really is amazing).
Klopp and the culture/work environment he has created. I think that's the 'easy' answer, if that makes sense.
 

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I have no idea but those numbers aren't particularly helpful ones to be honest. Things like key passes, pressing sprints per 90 etc would be better ones but they tend to be hidden by Opta.
Where's the most important statistic? Which if everyone has forgotten is, How high can he/they jump? :LOL:
 

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Klopp and the culture/work environment he has created. I think that's the 'easy' answer, if that makes sense.
Oh yes Klopp is really cool as well. I would love a Klopp hug. I'm not sure how much time he gets with the youngsters but I'm sure his whole ethos makes playing with/for any of our teams a real learning experience that most would be happy to jump into.
 

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Not as much as Gary Glitter would like.
I heard he was set free recently. He'd been manacled to his own cock ring for ten years before they realised he was actually enjoying it.
Anyway now he's free he can start doing those gigs for Man City again. Or was that Noel Gallagher?
 

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This was largely the response to us pursuing the likes of Mane, Salah, Gini, Robbo..."if we want to be the best in the world, shouldnt we be aiming for better players?"

You have a point, but Ward-Prowse? That's like a billionaire shopping at Poundland mate.
 

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Buy Bruno Fernandez from under the Mancs noses, loan him back to until the end of the season and he replaces Lallana next term. He's quality imo. An added bonus would be watching the Mancs go into meltdown and Goldbridge having a cardiac arrest on Youtube.
 

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Good ideas lately gents.

• Reckon we will sign a Klavan-type player for either below 10 million or a free. Can’t really say who as it will be quite random (like Adrian or even Klavan himself)

• I predict that Curtis will be Lallanas replacement so no new boy in.

• Jürgen might have to analyse Millies future with him ageing so we could see Grujic back to fade Millie away into a backup left back role.

• In my opinion we are still short of an attacking player (excluding Harvey as he is too young still in my opinion and too raw). The dream personally is Mbappe but that means Salah most likely will be gone which is doubtful but maybe so (I would prefer this move to happen though). I reckon we could see a weaker winger come in than Sancho. Can’t really predict but maybe for like 30/40 million who is young and can take over from Salah if he leaves in the future or declines. I’ve seen Sancho social media and it just doesn’t look like a Jürgen player with his attitude. Especially missing training like, it’s a no from me thanks.
 

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Considering the fact that we are currently the best team in the world, don't you think we should be aiming for better players :unsure:
Seeing how klopp improves players and he seldom goes for the ‘finished article’, then no. I think ward-prowse has a lot of potential that klopp could unlock.
 

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It’s fine if you don’t rate him. Some don’t rate grealish either. Others just set their hopes on Mbappe and dembele.
Ward-Prowse has nothing exceptional in his game except set-piece ability and we already have that now and Wilson on loan. Grealish is an overrated show pony with zero work rate. Pretty much covers it, we can do much, much better than either.
 

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Ward-Prowse has nothing exceptional in his game except set-piece ability and we already have that now and Wilson on loan. Grealish is an overrated show pony with zero work rate. Pretty much covers it, we can do much, much better than either.
Grealish I agree with. But I like ward-prowse. We can do better than them though.
 

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It’s fine if you don’t rate him. Some don’t rate grealish either. Others just set their hopes on Mbappe and dembele.
... and don't forget those nutcases that don't watch any other team other than LFC and are waiting for our kiddies to break through into the first team. those that look at our opposition and say no nothing there that takes my fancy get Jones moving up as soon as possible. ;)
 

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Melissa Reddy today published an article about how the Thomas Lemar deal fell through in 2017. Apparently the club were prepared to pay £74m for him then, and perhaps there still may be interest now... particularly if he's available at a more reasonable fee after not kicking on in Spain. Whatever the case, it's rather curious that Reddy would put together a story on him, and suggests that he might be someone the club are looking to bring in next summer. For what it's worth his age profile also lines up with our other forwards behind the front 3:

Mané (27) ------- Firmino (28) ----- Salah (27)
Lemar (24) ------- Origi (25) ------- Minamino (25)
Jones (18) ----- Brewster (19) ----- Elliott (16)
 

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Melissa Reddy today published an article about how the Thomas Lemar deal fell through in 2017. Apparently the club were prepared to pay £74m for him then, and perhaps there still may be interest now... particularly if he's available at a more reasonable fee after not kicking on in Spain. Whatever the case, it's rather curious that Reddy would put together a story on him, and suggests that he might be someone the club are looking to bring in next summer. For what it's worth his age profile also lines up with our other forwards behind the front 3:

Mané (27) ------- Firmino (28) ----- Salah (27)
Lemar (24) ------- Origi (25) ------- Minamino (25)
Jones (18) ----- Brewster (19) ----- Elliott (16)
What’s next? Pepe? Pulisic? Reus? Götze? Lacazette?

No offense but the quantity of your 'who would buy' posts ... it appears to me that you are a 'let’s spend for the sake of spending' guy.

We have the best team in the world.
And the best squad in the world.
And some promising youngsters coming through.
Squad is pretty packed.
Players have long term contracts.

Very likely that not much is going to happen and not much money will be spend.