We are top and for that I tip my hat to them.
For years I've asked for big money signings and they have delivered. Most expensive keeper, most expensive centre back. On top of that we have good defenders in Gomez and Robertson at the club for peanuts. (Thats good business, absolutely no problem with that!) Add to that Trent through the academy and good (not great) back ups in Lovren and Matip the defence is not too bad. I would never have sanctioned the Clyne Loan but people tell me that's Klopps decision and I'll believe it.
Midfield we have a series of solid options. Fabinho and Keita bought for this season for good money. Hendo, Wijnaldum, Ox. That's good depth and any of those could make a midfield 3 and you'd be happy.
There is however still some work to do in my opinion. I believe we could do with a 10 option.
The front 3 are some of the best around. The gap between them and the bench however is huge. Sturridge isn't up to standard these days, Origi too never progressed. If we are to turn into a club that can fight realistically on more than 1 front there's a bit more money to be spent.
A good 10 (If Woodburn or Wilson are considered good enough next year that could change) a forward who can play in all 3 positions along the front and a player who can play right and left back to a high standard (I'm guessing Moreno and Clyne are going and I don't see Milner doing another year there for too long.)
We shouldn't stop spending because we finally have a team that can challenge. It's time to keep adding and strengthening.
Get the likes of Origi, Sturridge, Lallana, Clyne, Moreno off the wage bill and any transfer money that comes with it and reinvest. We have already sold Solanke for good money so there's a start.
I'm not having a go at them, but there's no use pretending there's not too big of a drop from first 11 to support. Especially in the forward areas.
Got to keep on going because there's a few threats coming next season, mainly speaking the Manchester clubs.
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