The Official Liverpool FC Thread [Vol 17]

The Official Liverpool FC Thread [Vol 17]

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SydneyBridge

5,092 posts

113 months

Tuesday 10th September 2019
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Klopp chosing the colour of his new company car......


Flip Martian

12,676 posts

145 months

Tuesday 10th September 2019
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If you haven't seen this yet, it's only on iplayer for a short time now. 90 min doc about Shankly - Nature's Fire. Watched this afternoon. Not alluded to in the doc but I can see some parallels with how Klopp is running the team - the "all in it together" ethos he is creating mirrors what Shankly created. Although Shanks would probably hate the way the game is now, he was a product of his time, not this time.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b09g3d4s/sha...

CharlieH89

8,806 posts

120 months

Tuesday 10th September 2019
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Title of the thread still not 'Champions of Europe' sleep

m3sye

25,267 posts

156 months

Tuesday 10th September 2019
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Flip Martian said:
Kinda underlines the "2 sides to every story" angle, rather. LFC were hardly ever going to start dealing from scratch with a 3rd party agent jumping in on the deal (if indeed, that's true). What a mess, football is.
I get that but fast forward to window he halfed for 16mil
He is worth a st load more than 16m fit and only Betis were in for him...
I don't think a new agent causes those issues

m3sye

25,267 posts

156 months

Tuesday 10th September 2019
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So Newcastle sat
Can't wait to go feels like this break has gone on for ages

Predicted score

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RobDickinson

29,877 posts

209 months

Tuesday 10th September 2019
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4-0


Flip Martian

12,676 posts

145 months

Tuesday 10th September 2019
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m3sye said:
I get that but fast forward to window he halfed for 16mil
He is worth a st load more than 16m fit and only Betis were in for him...
I don't think a new agent causes those issues
Agreed. I guess the proof will be in how many times he's injured over the next year or 2.

Flip Martian

12,676 posts

145 months

Tuesday 10th September 2019
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SydneyBridge said:
Klopp chosing the colour of his new company car......

Can't QUITE see him in that somehow. He is sponsored by Opel though (as if he can't afford his own car). I think he has been driving round in an Opel "quite dull and boring" but I bet he gets a new one every year.

m3sye

25,267 posts

156 months

Tuesday 10th September 2019
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Flip Martian said:
Can't QUITE see him in that somehow. He is sponsored by Opel though (as if he can't afford his own car). I think he has been driving round in an Opel "quite dull and boring" but I bet he gets a new one every year.
He turns up to melwood in vaux Estate

Mopey

1,953 posts

110 months

Tuesday 10th September 2019
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In before the lock...

NRS

15,918 posts

156 months

Tuesday 10th September 2019
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Adam B said:
m3sye said:
You on about me :haha:
you make yourself very hard to ignore hehe
laugh for both comments.

Hendo, top tier midfielder or not? Not discussed it on this volume yet.

ChocolateFrog

8,778 posts

128 months

Tuesday 10th September 2019
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Maguire cost £80m, that's Eighty Million Pounds.

His performance tonight doesn't warrant a quarter of that.

jammy-git

25,144 posts

167 months

Tuesday 10th September 2019
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m3sye said:
Flip Martian said:
Kinda underlines the "2 sides to every story" angle, rather. LFC were hardly ever going to start dealing from scratch with a 3rd party agent jumping in on the deal (if indeed, that's true). What a mess, football is.
I get that but fast forward to window he halfed for 16mil
He is worth a st load more than 16m fit and only Betis were in for him...
I don't think a new agent causes those issues
Yup, and IMO he was tailer made to replace Eriksen at Spurs (Levy loves this type of deal too), even at Utd he'd be an upgrade on the likes of Lingard and has more in the tank than Mata. Plenty of Premier League sides that would be improved by signing him and I imagine most of them should have been willing to pay £20-30m for him. But no one did!

ChocolateFrog

8,778 posts

128 months

Tuesday 10th September 2019
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jammy-git said:
Yup, and IMO he was tailer made to replace Eriksen at Spurs (Levy loves this type of deal too), even at Utd he'd be an upgrade on the likes of Lingard and has more in the tank than Mata. Plenty of Premier League sides that would be improved by signing him and I imagine most of them should have been willing to pay £20-30m for him. But no one did!
Which says a lot.

When even a mediocre player is £30m, the clubs know something we don't. £17m is a steal on paper.

ChocolateFrog

8,778 posts

128 months

Tuesday 10th September 2019
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Hendo has had a poor game tonight.

m3sye

25,267 posts

156 months

Tuesday 10th September 2019
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ChocolateFrog said:
Hendo has had a poor game tonight.
Anyone in here that arsed im not, selfishly hope he gets dropped hehe

Chris Stott

7,762 posts

152 months

Tuesday 10th September 2019
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Wouldn’t bother me if none of our team ever played for their national team again.

International football is monkey tennis.

Flip Martian

12,676 posts

145 months

Tuesday 10th September 2019
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m3sye said:
He turns up to melwood in vaux Estate
That's it - Opel/Vauxhall. Same thing really. I remember reading he was sponsored by Opel in Germany.

Gadgetmac

8,186 posts

63 months

Tuesday 10th September 2019
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Chris Stott said:
Wouldn’t bother me if none of our team ever played for their national team again.
I don't think it would bother anyone else too.

biggrin

Flip Martian

12,676 posts

145 months

Tuesday 10th September 2019
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Chris Stott said:
Wouldn’t bother me if none of our team ever played for their national team again.

International football is monkey tennis.
Ditto. Not even bothered looking up the score yet.
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