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      Kostas Tsimikas Player Thread

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      Kostas Tsimikas Player Thread
      Aug 10, 2020 07:00:23 pm
      Welcome to the champions of absolutely f**king everything

      https://twitter.com/LFC/status/1292883027421519873?s=19

      Liverpool complete signing of Kostas Tsimikas


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      Liverpool FC have completed the signing of left-back Kostas Tsimikas from Olympiacos on a long-term contract.

      The 24-year-old Greece international, capped three times by his country, joins the Premier League champions after penning a deal at Melwood today.

      Tsimikas made his senior debut for Olympiacos in December 2015 and went on to make 86 appearances for the Greek side in all competitions.

      More than half of those games came in 2019-20 as the defender helped his club reclaim the domestic title by an 18-point margin.

      He will now link up with his new teammates as Jürgen Klopp’s squad prepare for the upcoming campaign and defence of their Premier League title.

      “I’m very happy, I’m very proud to be here. For me, [it’s] the biggest club in the world. It’s an honour to be here and I will give my best,” Tsimikas told Liverpoolfc.com in an exclusive interview after completing his transfer.

      “The league here, I like a lot. I watch it on the TV and it was always one dream I had from when I was a kid to come to play in this league and to come through.

      “With a lot of work and focus on what I do and what the coach wants, and every day working hard in training, I can be on the highest level.

      “[I want] to achieve [our] goals. To win the league again and also to win the Champions League.”

      Tsimikas spent time on loan at Danish outfit Esbjerg and Dutch side Willem II earlier in his career, starting all but two league games for the latter in the 2017-18 campaign.

      He earned a senior international debut for Greece in October 2018 having also represented his country at U19 and U21 level previously.

      The defender will wear the No.21 shirt for Liverpool.

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      « Last Edit: Aug 10, 2020 07:23:11 pm by 7-King Kenny-7 »
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      Reply #1: Aug 10, 2020 07:20:13 pm
      Nice one. Seems a good bit of business. LB sorted, now CB and a winger (or two).
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      Reply #2: Aug 10, 2020 07:20:20 pm
      21 being my favourite number I always tend to have a soft spot for whoever dons the shirt, looking forward to seeing what he’s got!
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      Reply #3: Aug 10, 2020 07:36:14 pm
      All the media reports saying he's coming next week for a medical, or "in the next few days".

      Love it that we get things done under the radar like this.
      As it should be.


      Welcome to the greatest football club in the world lad.
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      Reply #4: Aug 10, 2020 07:40:38 pm
      21 being my favourite number I always tend to have a soft spot for whoever dons the shirt, looking forward to seeing what he’s got!

      Did djimi traore start that for you?
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      Reply #5: Aug 10, 2020 07:46:37 pm
      Super player, very sad he is leaving Olympiacos to become a back up at Liverpool. However, he was once a back up at Olympiacos too and forced his way into the 11. Blue chip player. Any team would be happy to have him.

      Very clever of Liverpool to sign this player. In Greece he was superb but best not to judge on that. He dominated in the CL and Europa games against big teams. Superb player, has everything.
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      Reply #6: Aug 10, 2020 08:20:00 pm
      All we need now is some witty soul to come up with a nickname for the lad.
      « Last Edit: Aug 10, 2020 08:31:35 pm by LFCexiled »
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      Reply #7: Aug 10, 2020 08:28:53 pm
      All we need more is some witty soul to come up with a nickname for the lad.

      Kost us f**k all, shorten to fuckall
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      Reply #8: Aug 10, 2020 08:32:20 pm
      Kost us f**k all, shorten to fuckall

      I'm sure a witty soul will be along any minute. 😜
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      Reply #9: Aug 10, 2020 08:34:31 pm
      All we need now is some witty soul to come up with a nickname for the lad.
      I propose Mikas! Short and simple
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      Reply #10: Aug 10, 2020 08:39:27 pm
      All the media reports saying he's coming next week for a medical, or "in the next few days".

      Love it that we get things done under the radar like this.
      As it should be.


      Welcome to the greatest football club in the world lad.

      Under the radar? Literally been reports for the last couple days saying it would be done today or tomorrow. This is actually been one of our “loudest” periods of time between pursuing this kid and the Lewis kid from Norwich.
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      Reply #11: Aug 10, 2020 08:43:04 pm
      All we need now is some witty soul to come up with a nickname for the lad.

      I understand he already comes with the nickname 'Gus'
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      Reply #12: Aug 10, 2020 09:29:30 pm
      Welcome Kostas
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      Reply #13: Aug 10, 2020 09:35:46 pm
      Welcome kid. World's 2nd best left back ;)
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      Reply #14: Aug 10, 2020 10:47:49 pm
      Welcome Kostas to the greatest club in the World, try your hardest and the fans will love you and if you play with your heart on your sleeve like Lucas did we'll adore you.
      YNWA
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      Reply #15: Aug 10, 2020 11:26:56 pm
      Great to see we've filled a position in the squad that everyone felt needed done.

      Never seen him kick a ball but our record in the market is so good I'm not one bit concerned.

      Looking forward to seeing him play.
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      Re: Kostas Tsimikas Player Thread
      Reply #16: Aug 10, 2020 11:39:29 pm
      So it seems his right foot is pretty decent.


      https://mobile.twitter.com/bubbIxs/status/1291515841784303617
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      Reply #17: Aug 11, 2020 03:16:07 am
      Welcome to the Greatest Club on The Planet, Kostas!
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      Reply #18: Aug 11, 2020 09:12:27 am
      Welcome to the Greatest Club on The Planet, Kostas!

      You been on the hash browns again  :f_whistle:
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      Reply #19: Aug 11, 2020 11:36:14 am
      You been on the hash browns again  :f_whistle:

      Yes after Man Utd's commanding performance against Copenhagen yesterday they are surely in with a shout!!!
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      Reply #20: Aug 11, 2020 11:54:39 am
      Yes after Man Utd's commanding performance against Copenhagen yesterday they are surely in with a shout!!!

      You said it not me  :f_whistle:
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      Reply #21: Aug 11, 2020 12:40:10 pm

      Swish, the sound of sarcasm going over the head of a Manc ;-)
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      Reply #22: Aug 11, 2020 12:58:31 pm
      Swish, the sound of sarcasm going over the head of a Manc ;-)

       :lmao:
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      Reply #23: Aug 11, 2020 03:05:14 pm
      Welcome home Kostas :) Work hard and if you root Robbo, it means that you will be an excellent player. Good luck.
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      Reply #24: Aug 11, 2020 03:35:00 pm
      Fantastic one problem solved or at least attempted.  2 more to go.  CB and a wide forward.
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      Reply #25: Aug 11, 2020 03:36:00 pm
      Welcome home Kostas :) Work hard and if you root Robbo, it means that you will be an excellent player. Good luck.

      "root Robbo"!!!!! I know he's Greek but I don't want any shenanigans like that! ;-)
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      Reply #26: Aug 11, 2020 03:38:26 pm
      Fantastic one problem solved or at least attempted.  2 more to go.  CB and a wide forward.

      Sounds like we could be after Real Betis centre-back Zouhair Feddal, would be about €5m and he'd be happy to be backup apparently. If we can get that done as well then surely we'll have enough left over to get a high quality winger, someone like Sarr or Traore. If we get all 3 areas sorted out then I'll be a very happy chappy.
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      Reply #27: Aug 11, 2020 03:43:24 pm
      Sounds like we could be after Real Betis centre-back Zouhair Feddal, would be about €5m and he'd be happy to be backup apparently. If we can get that done as well then surely we'll have enough left over to get a high quality winger, someone like Sarr or Traore. If we get all 3 areas sorted out then I'll be a very happy chappy.

      Yeh me too.  We have to take a leaf out of Shitty of last season and not leave ourselves exposed at centre back.  We have Matip that is injury prone too.  Add a good forward am not bothered who? the club scouts I have full confidence in.  Whether they spend 10m or 80m not bothered or concerned in the last few years they haven't let us down. 
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      Reply #28: Aug 11, 2020 04:23:55 pm
      All we need now is some witty soul to come up with a nickname for the lad.

      Someone told me that some Olympiacos fans called him "Timmy". I don't know how accurate that actually is of course, but I wouldn't be against that!
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      Reply #29: Aug 11, 2020 04:28:30 pm
      Someone told me that some Olympiacos fans called him "Timmy". I don't know how accurate that actually is of course, but I wouldn't be against that!

      All we need now is some clever little Photoshopper to pop in and put the lads on this.

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      Reply #30: Aug 11, 2020 05:29:47 pm
      Someone told me that some Olympiacos fans called him "Timmy". I don't know how accurate that actually is of course, but I wouldn't be against that!

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=trKDC_c26f4
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      Reply #31: Aug 11, 2020 06:04:35 pm
      I propose Mikas! Short and simple

      Nah it'll be depending on your age Kostas La or Kostas Lad!

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      Reply #32: Sep 05, 2020 08:15:35 am
      There are reports in Greece that he has coronavirus. :(
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      Reply #33: Sep 05, 2020 08:16:24 am
      There are reports in Greece that he has coronavirus. :(

      He’ll be totally fine
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      Reply #34: Sep 05, 2020 08:19:43 am
      There are reports in Greece that he has coronavirus. :(

      Fingers crossed he's one of the overwhelming majority who survive.
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      Reply #35: Sep 05, 2020 10:16:35 am
      Not worried about his survival, but apparently be has been withdrawn from the Greek squad and sent to Merseyside?????

      Would he face a mandatory quarantine?

      This also has me wondering about reports of a positive test in the Austrian training camp. Could he have picked it up there? Let's hope we aren't looking at an outbreak.
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      Reply #36: Sep 05, 2020 10:49:36 am
      Not worried about his survival, but apparently be has been withdrawn from the Greek squad and sent to Merseyside?????

      Would he face a mandatory quarantine?

      This also has me wondering about reports of a positive test in the Austrian training camp. Could he have picked it up there? Let's hope we aren't looking at an outbreak.

      Thats him out for couple of weeks then not ideal but let's hope there is no more collateral damage
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      Reply #37: Sep 05, 2020 10:51:40 am
      Not worried about his survival, but apparently be has been withdrawn from the Greek squad and sent to Merseyside?????

      Would he face a mandatory quarantine?

      This also has me wondering about reports of a positive test in the Austrian training camp. Could he have picked it up there? Let's hope we aren't looking at an outbreak.

      They are all tested daily.
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      Reply #38: Sep 05, 2020 12:50:28 pm
      Not worried about his survival, but apparently be has been withdrawn from the Greek squad and sent to Merseyside?????

      Would he face a mandatory quarantine?

      This also has me wondering about reports of a positive test in the Austrian training camp. Could he have picked it up there? Let's hope we aren't looking at an outbreak.

      I very much doubt it.

      I think the training camp story was nothing more than that, a story

      He will have to quarantine for 14 days when he returns yes


      2-3 times a week not daily
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      Reply #39: Sep 05, 2020 01:34:16 pm
      I very much doubt it.

      I think the training camp story was nothing more than that, a story

      He will have to quarantine for 14 days when he returns yes

      2-3 times a week not daily


      A hell of a lot more testing than us mere mortals anyway, so they would catch a spread very quickly.
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      Reply #40: Sep 07, 2020 04:11:35 pm
      How many games you think he will play? I'd say 15-20.
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      Reply #41: Sep 16, 2020 02:40:36 pm
      Pictured back in training today. Hopefully he gets to play in next week's League Cup match.
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      Reply #42: Sep 18, 2020 05:11:25 pm
      Welcome to LFC Kostas :)
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      Reply #43: Sep 18, 2020 06:09:03 pm

      You been asleep for a month ?
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      Reply #44: Sep 18, 2020 08:15:08 pm

      😂
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      Reply #45: Sep 19, 2020 07:49:34 am
      Look for him to debut at Lincoln City.
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      Reply #46: Sep 25, 2020 06:50:50 pm
      Very good debut.
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      Reply #47: Sep 26, 2020 07:27:00 am

      haha
      last few months I'm not visit this forum that much.

      Seriously : is it bad thing to say welcome to someone, if it's too late ? Especially in Brithish culture?

      He has a good game vs Lincohn City. 
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      Reply #48: Oct 29, 2020 01:40:06 am
      Anyone know what’s up with this lad. Been super unlucky since joining. Injury and COVID. Wouldn’t mind seeing another run out, even if Robbo has been challenging Fabinho for player of the season to date.
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      Reply #49: Oct 29, 2020 11:48:36 am
      Anyone know what’s up with this lad. Been super unlucky since joining. Injury and COVID. Wouldn’t mind seeing another run out, even if Robbo has been challenging Fabinho for player of the season to date.

      Thigh strain I think...id say well see a bit of him from late November and December
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      Reply #50: Oct 31, 2020 05:31:39 am
      Anyone know what’s up with this lad. Been super unlucky since joining. Injury and COVID. Wouldn’t mind seeing another run out, even if Robbo has been challenging Fabinho for player of the season to date.

      With how full the schedule is he definitely would get a game now and then if he were healthy. A few more weeks for that, apparently.
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      Reply #51: Oct 31, 2020 10:42:46 am
      With how full the schedule is he definitely would get a game now and then if he were healthy. A few more weeks for that, apparently.


      Think he's due back next week mate but might need a game or two with the u23 side to build up match fitness.
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      Reply #52: Nov 04, 2020 11:43:30 am
      Looked a player last night in his brief cameo. Tenacioys, quick and smart with the ball. Nice cover for the man
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      Reply #53: Nov 05, 2020 11:29:07 pm
      Looked a player last night in his brief cameo. Tenacioys, quick and smart with the ball. Nice cover for the man

      Agreed mate and he whipped in a ripping cross.
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      Reply #54: Feb 04, 2021 02:55:31 am
      Thought we would see him vs. Brighton and in hindsight, maybe that is an area where Jürgen could have freshened the team. Robbo is one of our most consistent performers but he seemed off of it last night (as did most of the team).

      Some of our second XI I feel are mostly passengers with the squad, but Kostas is someone I think we're still waiting for a verdict on. Not sure when we might see him in action if not Wednesday.
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      Reply #55: Feb 04, 2021 08:37:52 am
      Thought we would see him vs. Brighton and in hindsight, maybe that is an area where Jürgen could have freshened the team. Robbo is one of our most consistent performers but he seemed off of it last night (as did most of the team).

      Some of our second XI I feel are mostly passengers with the squad, but Kostas is someone I think we're still waiting for a verdict on. Not sure when we might see him in action if not Wednesday.


      This is were I think to mesrlf Jürgen dont come out saying we look tired  when he has not always helped himself in that regard
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      Reply #56: Feb 04, 2021 09:20:11 am
      This is were I think to mesrlf Jürgen dont come out saying we look tired  when he has not always helped himself in that regard

      Was thinking the same especially in relation to Robertson.

      I can't really fathom the thinking behind finally buying a cover LB only to never play him when he's fit.

      I totally understand that Robbo is one of our key players but you can't tell me there want an opportunity to rotate last night?
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      Reply #57: Feb 04, 2021 09:40:17 am
      This is were I think to mesrlf Jürgen dont come out saying we look tired  when he has not always helped himself in that regard

      Its like when he made a bit of a tw*t of himself saying he needed 5 subs then went a couple of matches not rotating and only using 1 sub every match!
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      Reply #58: Feb 04, 2021 09:42:38 am
      Was thinking the same especially in relation to Robertson.

      I can't really fathom the thinking behind finally buying a cover LB only to never play him when he's fit.

      I totally understand that Robbo is one of our key players but you can't tell me there want an opportunity to rotate last night?

      100% agree, if you can't play him at home against Brighton then when the hell can you play him, same for Neco? Klopp has to start rotating a bit more, including midfield, I'd actually not be completely opposed to trying Origi in an attacking midfield role, I'm not optimistic it would work but its at least worth a go, out wide Origi is definitely sh*t, but central he sometimes looks ok.
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      Re: Kostas Tsimikas Player Thread
      Reply #59: Apr 07, 2021 04:17:22 pm
      What was the point in spending £12M on him if he won’t play him
      A clearly knackered and exhausted Robbo is being flogged to death - Klopp doesn’t do himself any favours by not rotating.
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      Reply #60: Apr 07, 2021 08:28:54 pm
      What was the point in spending £12M on him if he won’t play him
      A clearly knackered and exhausted Robbo is being flogged to death - Klopp doesn’t do himself any favours by not rotating.

      Klopp's biggest flaw is his inflexibility, stubbornness and favouritism of certain players.

      He has a lot more positives than negatives though.
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      Reply #61: Apr 09, 2021 02:51:23 am
      Think he plays versus Villa, Robbo looks fu**ed!
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      Reply #62: Apr 09, 2021 09:55:17 am
      Think he plays versus Villa, Robbo looks fu**ed!

      He won't.

      We simply have to win that game if we've any chance of Top 4 so Jürgen won't gamble.

      It's a puzzling one as if he wasn't trusted to fill in for Robbo before now he shouldn't have been bought but surely he's good enough to have played more than he has?

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      Reply #63: Apr 10, 2021 02:21:27 am
      He won't.

      We simply have to win that game if we've any chance of Top 4 so Jürgen won't gamble.

      It's a puzzling one as if he wasn't trusted to fill in for Robbo before now he shouldn't have been bought but surely he's good enough to have played more than he has?



      Yeah I know, it will be a knackered looking Robbo out there or even Milner.


      Won't see this lad get a game, so why buy him?

      Andy deffo needs a rest.
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      Reply #64: Apr 22, 2021 11:41:53 am
      Yeah I know, it will be a knackered looking Robbo out there or even Milner.


      Won't see this lad get a game, so why buy him?

      Andy deffo needs a rest.

      Two logical answers for me

      1. With us missing all the first choice cb options Jürgen has been reluctant to change a 3rd peice of last seasons back 4 which would have meant putting essentially 3 new faces into the back 4

      2. He's been utter dog sh*te in training

      Robbo hasn't been at the same level as last season but no one has let's face it, it's not really as if he doesn't look "fit" as he is still getting up and down all game, it's more that the seeming quality into the box hasn't been there but that could be down to a couple of things as well, Sadio has been well off his form this season too directly in front of him and the packed nature of the boxes and the lack of form generally in the final third  means they aren't quite as sharp in getting on the end of things
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      Reply #65: Apr 22, 2021 01:37:06 pm
      Two logical answers for me

      1. With us missing all the first choice cb options Jürgen has been reluctant to change a 3rd peice of last seasons back 4 which would have meant putting essentially 3 new faces into the back 4

      2. He's been utter dog sh*te in training

      Robbo hasn't been at the same level as last season but no one has let's face it, it's not really as if he doesn't look "fit" as he is still getting up and down all game, it's more that the seeming quality into the box hasn't been there but that could be down to a couple of things as well, Sadio has been well off his form this season too directly in front of him and the packed nature of the boxes and the lack of form generally in the final third  means they aren't quite as sharp in getting on the end of things

      I think you've hit it on the head with #1. Even if he's great in training, we've seen Jürgen's reluctance to throw in a new player on a whim. The prospect of him playing with Virg and Joe or Matip is one thing....like you said though...throwing him in with an already makeshift back line...that's another thing altogether.
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      Reply #66: Apr 22, 2021 01:44:14 pm
      I think you've hit it on the head with #1. Even if he's great in training, we've seen Jürgen's reluctance to throw in a new player on a whim. The prospect of him playing with Virg and Joe or Matip is one thing....like you said though...throwing him in with an already makeshift back line...that's another thing altogether.

      Not just that he wouldn't be playing with Virg/Joe/Matip, but that Kostas would likely need some defensive cover from the midfield but with Trent on the other side who needs cover himself, we could be too exposed defensively.

      There is certainly an aspect of truth to Jürgen being too reluctant to throw in a new player.
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      Reply #67: Apr 22, 2021 01:49:45 pm
      Not just that he wouldn't be playing with Virg/Joe/Matip, but that Kostas would likely need some defensive cover from the midfield but with Trent on the other side who needs cover himself, we could be too exposed defensively.

      There is certainly an aspect of truth to Jürgen being too reluctant to throw in a new player.

      I wouldn’t say he’s reluctant to throw them it’s it’s just he wants them to be comfortable and up to speed with how we play before he does

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      Reply #68: Apr 22, 2021 02:09:23 pm
      I wouldn’t say he’s reluctant to throw them it’s it’s just he wants them to be comfortable and up to speed with how we play before he does

      Kostas has been here long enough to surely feel comfortable in the system. However, as the season derailed and stopping the bleed became so important he preferred going to his established / trusted players vs rotating. Then after we stopped the bleed and landed outside the top 4 and in a battle for a CL spot next year, he was/is in a similar position where he goes to his true and tested in hopes of getting every point possible. Problem with that is players burn out.
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      Reply #69: Apr 22, 2021 02:23:19 pm
      Kostas has been here long enough to surely feel comfortable in the system. However, as the season derailed and stopping the bleed became so important he preferred going to his established / trusted players vs rotating. Then after we stopped the bleed and landed outside the top 4 and in a battle for a CL spot next year, he was/is in a similar position where he goes to his true and tested in hopes of getting every point possible. Problem with that is players burn out.

      Yes but the two points are different

      In a perfect world and Virg and Joe still fit then I'm sure he would have played, but in this world its difficult

      But overall Jürgen isn't reluctant to throw players in, he just waits until he think they're ready for what he demands

      I'm Kostas's situation the two aren't really related, he's just been another victim of the injury curse at cb
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      Reply #70: Apr 24, 2021 11:55:22 am
      This is what happens when you win a league and sign a lb for £10m.

      Yes Robbo was £10m but this clearly isn't Robbo and we never just won the league when we signed him.

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      Reply #71: Apr 24, 2021 12:40:50 pm
      This is what happens when you win a league and sign a lb for £10m.

      Yes Robbo was £10m but this clearly isn't Robbo and we never just won the league when we signed him.

      If you pay pennies you get penny sweets


      How much should we pay for a back up left back then ? Is there a set figure or some catalogue that shows the price for each player ?
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      Reply #72: Apr 24, 2021 01:22:08 pm

      How much should we pay for a back up left back then ? Is there a set figure or some catalogue that shows the price for each player ?

      I think the point being dont make the cost a reason for buying someone. If you want a play for 3 million crack on but if you want a left back as cover then make sure he has the ability to provide the cover otherwise you're just wasting your money and flogging your first choice left back for a full season.

      Again.
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      Reply #73: Apr 24, 2021 01:24:37 pm
      I think the point being dont make the cost a reason for buying someone. If you want a play for 3 million crack on but if you want a left back as cover then make sure he has the ability to provide the cover otherwise you're just wasting your money and flogging your first choice left back for a full season.

      Again.

      Hard to judge if he has the quality until given a consistent run in the team and right now the manager seems happy to stick with Robbo


      Kostas has had a number of niggling injuries , been ill and also hit by Covid.


      Let’s not write him off just yet
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      Reply #74: Apr 24, 2021 04:03:03 pm
      Hard to judge if he has the quality until given a consistent run in the team and right now the manager seems happy to stick with Robbo


      Kostas has had a number of niggling injuries , been ill and also hit by Covid.


      Let’s not write him off just yet

      How can we write him off when the poor f**ker can't get a game, rotation not a word Klopp understands.
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      Reply #75: Apr 24, 2021 04:09:00 pm
      How can we write him off when the poor f**ker can't get a game, rotation not a word Klopp understands.

      You just flip flop- under Rafa you did nothing but constantly complain about him rotating players.

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      Reply #76: Apr 24, 2021 06:46:23 pm
      You just flip flop- under Rafa you did nothing but constantly complain about him rotating players.



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      Reply #77: Apr 25, 2021 12:12:14 am
      F**k me is there anything some wont argue over!

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