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      Brian78
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      Re: Biggest name signed by LFC
      Reply #25: Jan 08, 2019 06:26:49 pm
      Jesús Joaquín Fernández Sáenz de la Torre

      That is a pretty big name, 35 characters.
      I increased the font size to make it even bigger.

      Perhaps thats the longest name, not the biggest
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      Re: Biggest name signed by LFC
      Reply #26: Jan 08, 2019 07:49:11 pm
      The one that we signed and made me go ‘wow I can’t believe we got him’ was actually Fernando Morientes. Was so excited when we signed him and he turned out to be bang average for us :D

      Besides him, I’d say Torres, his name had been around for absolutely ages and was a real statement which was then backed up with immediate performances.
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      Re: Biggest name signed by LFC
      Reply #27: Jan 08, 2019 08:40:32 pm
      In no particular order....

      Jan Molby
      Xabi Alonso
      Ray Clemence
      Sami Hyypia
      Javier Mascherano
      Jocky Hansen....

      ..take yer pick ?


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      Re: Biggest name signed by LFC
      Reply #28: Jan 08, 2019 09:41:39 pm
      In terms of players with “pedigree” and having won big trophies -Anelka and Joe Cole,
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      Re: Biggest name signed by LFC
      Reply #29: Jan 08, 2019 09:58:15 pm
      Watched some games with Marcus Babel playing recently. What a player he was a human dynamo wonder how fit he is?
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      Re: Biggest name signed by LFC
      Reply #30: Jan 08, 2019 10:06:49 pm
      Watched some games with Marcus Babel playing recently. What a player he was a human dynamo wonder how fit he is?

      Babbel is a good shout
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      Re: Biggest name signed by LFC
      Reply #31: Jan 08, 2019 10:11:25 pm

      If you’re going Babbel then I guess by rights we should go Christian Ziege as well.......Euro 96 winner and WC runner up.
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      Re: Biggest name signed by LFC
      Reply #32: Jan 08, 2019 10:15:11 pm
      If you’re going Babbel then I guess by rights we should go Christian Ziege as well.......Euro 96 winner and WC runner up.

      Yeah but I trump that with Karl Heinz Riedle. was proper buzzing on a beach in Crete when I read we signed him.
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      Reply #33: Jan 08, 2019 10:19:48 pm
      Yeah but I trump that with Karl Heinz Riedle. was proper buzzing on a beach in Crete when I read we signed him.

      Great player.

      A little on the downside when we got him but boy he was a player in his day.
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      Re: Biggest name signed by LFC
      Reply #34: Jan 08, 2019 10:20:36 pm
      Bruno cheyrou, salif diao and el hadj diouf, what a summer
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      Re: Biggest name signed by LFC
      Reply #35: Jan 08, 2019 10:21:50 pm
      Bruno cheyrou, salif diao and el hadj diouf, what a summer

      I still think there was a player in Cheyrou ;)
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      Re: Biggest name signed by LFC
      Reply #36: Jan 08, 2019 10:26:26 pm
      The one that we signed and made me go ‘wow I can’t believe we got him’ was actually Fernando Morientes.

      He was arguably a bigger name when we signed him than Torres was.

      Good topic, not been too many real big names. Litmanen was the other good shout.
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      Re: Biggest name signed by LFC
      Reply #37: Jan 08, 2019 10:28:34 pm
      Question: What was the most desperate attempt the club has ever made at a "Marquee" signing?

      Answer:


      Robbie Keane !   ;D

      ( I always questioned Rafa's sanity with  that one ..... he attempted .....and succeeded)
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      Re: Biggest name signed by LFC
      Reply #38: Jan 08, 2019 10:34:47 pm
      I suppose Bolo Zenden is another who came here with one helluva CV.
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      Re: Biggest name signed by LFC
      Reply #39: Jan 08, 2019 10:35:45 pm
      The last signing that got me really excited was (after watching a lot of dutch football) a certain mad uruguayan f**ker
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      Re: Biggest name signed by LFC
      Reply #40: Jan 08, 2019 10:38:56 pm
      The one that we signed and made me go ‘wow I can’t believe we got him’ was actually Fernando Morientes. Was so excited when we signed him and he turned out to be bang average for us :D

      Besides him, I’d say Torres, his name had been around for absolutely ages and was a real statement which was then backed up with immediate performances.

      Morientes probably pips all named so far
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      Re: Biggest name signed by LFC
      Reply #41: Jan 08, 2019 10:47:49 pm
      The last signing that got me really excited was (after watching a lot of dutch football) a certain mad uruguayan f**ker
      Yes mate... Sebastian Coates.
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      Re: Biggest name signed by LFC
      Reply #42: Jan 08, 2019 10:49:59 pm
      Robbie Keane !   ;D

      ( I always questioned Rafa's sanity with  that one ..... he attempted .....and succeeded)

      Especially with keane's statement about rafa wanting to play left wing
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      Re: Biggest name signed by LFC
      Reply #43: Jan 08, 2019 10:50:38 pm
      It has to be Fernando Torres. Given that he was already an established star at Atletico and one of the first names on an incredible Spain team sheet by time he signed for us. It seems between the years of 2004-2007 he had been linked with every major European club around. The Mancs thought they were getting him in 2006 yet come the summer of 2007 he signed for us. And yet it was a relatively cheap deal even back then (albeit made possible by us sending Luis Garcia the other way). More high profile names were going to follow...or so we thought. His signing was nothing but a false dawn if anything, covering up the cracks that were already starting to appear under the treacherous ownership of Hicks and Gillett.
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      Re: Biggest name signed by LFC
      Reply #44: Jan 08, 2019 11:00:56 pm
      I suppose Bolo Zenden is another who came here with one helluva CV.

      Good shout. A bit forgotten about but a solid player he was.
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      Re: Biggest name signed by LFC
      Reply #45: Jan 09, 2019 12:27:33 am
      Harry Kewell for 5m felt like the bargain of the century but turnout daylight robbery!
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      Re: Biggest name signed by LFC
      Reply #46: Jan 09, 2019 02:43:22 am
      Nicolas Anelka anybody? All be it on loan, should have been a permanent signing but for Houllier to massively f**k up and choose Diouf instead. We missed out big time there.

      Alisson a good shout, so is Morientes, loved it when we signed him but then he turned out to be sh*t...Morientes that is, obviously.
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      Re: Biggest name signed by LFC
      Reply #47: Jan 09, 2019 02:49:25 am
      Anelka was a tasty signing definitely for me!
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      Re: Biggest name signed by LFC
      Reply #48: Jan 09, 2019 02:49:49 am
      Of the current squad , Becker and VVD.

      As to years past I’d have to go with Kenny.

      Suarez was a wild card.  We knew we were getting a player but had no idea how good he could be.

      Much like a lot of our signings.  Take Salah for instance.  Bought him for a song and a year later he’s a Ballon D’or candidate.
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      Re: Biggest name signed by LFC
      Reply #49: Jan 09, 2019 07:03:27 am
      How about Bill Shankly,Bob Paisley and Joe Fagan,as the thread does not stipulate players only I thought I would add these illustrious names.Oh and add Peter Robinson to the above three as well.
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