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      Luis Diaz Player Thread

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      FATKOPITE10
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      Re: Luis Diaz Player Thread
      Reply #23: Jan 30, 2022 01:34:45 pm
      Interesting transfer drama if true…

      Furious Levy issued threat to Liverpool after €8m payment
      Date published: Sunday 30th January 2022 9:23 - Matthew Stead

      Daniel Levy was furious with Liverpool after they beat Tottenham to a deal for Porto forward Luis Diaz.

      Tottenham had entered negotiations with Porto over Diaz earlier this month, with some outlets suggesting they had a £37.6m bid rejected.

      The north London club hoped to find a breakthrough over the structure of a deal and had reportedly agreed a €60m (£49.8m) move with Porto, which involved ‘targets that would be difficult for Diaz to achieve’.

      In an extensive report from the Daily Telegraph, it is claimed that Levy ‘drove a hard bargain’ but was soon stunned as Liverpool swooped to secure the forward.

      While the news broke on Friday, it was 24 hours earlier that the Tottenham chairman became aware Liverpool had gone above his head with a counter move. Levy was so incensed that he ‘threatened to report’ the club’s recruitment team to owners John W. Henry and Mike Gordon.

      ‘The key flaw in that plan being that Henry and Gordon were delighted with the strategy pursued,’ Sam Wallace writes.

      Liverpool had been in relative control of the situation as early as last year, when Porto’s financial difficulties were laid bare after their delays in fulfilling their financial obligations of the deal that saw Marko Grujic move from Anfield to the Portuguese giants.

      https://twitter.com/AnfieldEdition/status/1487009657432514561

      Jürgen Klopp saw Diaz as his ‘first-choice recruit’ by last summer but Porto’s asking price of €60m plus add-ons proved prohibitive.

      Liverpool opted not to engage, telling their Champions League group-stage opponents that they would enter negotiations again after the January transfer window.

      Porto later informed Liverpool that ‘there were other interested parties,’ at which point Klopp’s team requested to be kept up to date and told ‘if a deal was agreed’ with another team. This proved to be key.

      It was during that window of opportunity that Levy moved in to discuss a move, with Liverpool ‘given sight of the deal’ as soon as a €60m move had been agreed between Tottenham and Porto. The Reds ‘moved quickly’, agreed to pay the same fee and accepted Porto’s plea for €8m to be paid up front by Monday.

      Tottenham were powerless to stop the move progressing once Porto gave permission for Klopp to talk to Diaz over FaceTime. ‘They got on well’ and the player’s representatives made it expressly clear ‘that Liverpool were the preferred destination’.

      The deal was in place by Thursday evening. Levy returned with an improved offer but with Liverpool’s €8m payment arranged and Klopp and Diaz having already spoken, it was too late.

      https://www.football365.com/news/furious-levy-liverpool-threat-8m-payment-diaz

      The prospect of Edwards and Julian ward etc going rogue and saying f**k it  let"s sign him is ridiculous
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      Re: Luis Diaz Player Thread
      Reply #24: Jan 30, 2022 01:35:33 pm

      No it said  welcome to the Best Club.

      Not welcome to the best perverted, f**king wrong'un, inbred swapping sex club!!

      Know your role Keith!!

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      Re: Luis Diaz Player Thread
      Reply #25: Jan 30, 2022 01:36:51 pm
      Can you stop this ‘I told you so attitude’ and just be happy?

      No, I’m inclining towards a “this isn’t enough, let’s not stop here and go for more” attitude. I’ve been possessed by the Heimy spirit.

      And sure, those who know me know that I’m happy. And I know who they are. Going to be exciting days ahead. :aaliverpool2xt1:
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      Re: Luis Diaz Player Thread
      Reply #26: Jan 30, 2022 01:37:10 pm
      Great signing, and with players soon returning from injury, we will have a great chance in the run in.
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      Re: Luis Diaz Player Thread
      Reply #27: Jan 30, 2022 01:38:04 pm
      No it said  welcome to the Best Club.

      Not welcome to the best perverted, f**king wrong'un, inbred swapping sex club!!

      Know your role Keith!!


      :lmao: know my role? You the judge now.  :lmao:
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      Re: Luis Diaz Player Thread
      Reply #28: Jan 30, 2022 01:39:42 pm
      #23

      We all dream of a team of Diazes, a team of Diazes  :f_whistle:

      Doesn't have the same effect..

      But, what a January.. Not only did we survive without Salah and Mane, but we are still in all the competitions. And, we ended up signing a world class talent.
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      Re: Luis Diaz Player Thread
      Reply #29: Jan 30, 2022 01:40:09 pm

      Congratulate us. We recruited the best player in Primeira Liga for a song. Doesn’t mean anything now. Congratulate us again when we win something. ;D
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      Re: Luis Diaz Player Thread
      Reply #30: Jan 30, 2022 01:45:13 pm
      The prospect of Edwards and Julian ward etc going rogue and saying f**k it  let"s sign him is ridiculous

      And that American guy from FSG who works at the club and controls the money saying ok we will support you. What’s his name?
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      Re: Luis Diaz Player Thread
      Reply #31: Jan 30, 2022 01:56:38 pm
      The way he moves with the ball and sees the game reminds me of beardsley.
      Looking forward to this one
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      Re: Luis Diaz Player Thread
      Reply #32: Jan 30, 2022 01:59:16 pm
      And that American guy from FSG who works at the club and controls the money saying ok we will support you. What’s his name?

      Mike Gordon or Billy Hogan?
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      Re: Luis Diaz Player Thread
      Reply #33: Jan 30, 2022 02:01:56 pm
      Welcome to the greatest club in the world Luis!

      So excited for this singing he's going to be amazing for us!
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      Re: Luis Diaz Player Thread
      Reply #34: Jan 30, 2022 02:03:22 pm
      Interesting transfer drama if true…

      Furious Levy issued threat to Liverpool after €8m payment
      Date published: Sunday 30th January 2022 9:23 - Matthew Stead

      Daniel Levy was furious with Liverpool after they beat Tottenham to a deal for Porto forward Luis Diaz.

      Tottenham had entered negotiations with Porto over Diaz earlier this month, with some outlets suggesting they had a £37.6m bid rejected.

      The north London club hoped to find a breakthrough over the structure of a deal and had reportedly agreed a €60m (£49.8m) move with Porto, which involved ‘targets that would be difficult for Diaz to achieve’.

      In an extensive report from the Daily Telegraph, it is claimed that Levy ‘drove a hard bargain’ but was soon stunned as Liverpool swooped to secure the forward.

      While the news broke on Friday, it was 24 hours earlier that the Tottenham chairman became aware Liverpool had gone above his head with a counter move. Levy was so incensed that he ‘threatened to report’ the club’s recruitment team to owners John W. Henry and Mike Gordon.

      ‘The key flaw in that plan being that Henry and Gordon were delighted with the strategy pursued,’ Sam Wallace writes.

      Liverpool had been in relative control of the situation as early as last year, when Porto’s financial difficulties were laid bare after their delays in fulfilling their financial obligations of the deal that saw Marko Grujic move from Anfield to the Portuguese giants.

      https://twitter.com/AnfieldEdition/status/1487009657432514561

      Jürgen Klopp saw Diaz as his ‘first-choice recruit’ by last summer but Porto’s asking price of €60m plus add-ons proved prohibitive.

      Liverpool opted not to engage, telling their Champions League group-stage opponents that they would enter negotiations again after the January transfer window.

      Porto later informed Liverpool that ‘there were other interested parties,’ at which point Klopp’s team requested to be kept up to date and told ‘if a deal was agreed’ with another team. This proved to be key.

      It was during that window of opportunity that Levy moved in to discuss a move, with Liverpool ‘given sight of the deal’ as soon as a €60m move had been agreed between Tottenham and Porto. The Reds ‘moved quickly’, agreed to pay the same fee and accepted Porto’s plea for €8m to be paid up front by Monday.

      Tottenham were powerless to stop the move progressing once Porto gave permission for Klopp to talk to Diaz over FaceTime. ‘They got on well’ and the player’s representatives made it expressly clear ‘that Liverpool were the preferred destination’.

      The deal was in place by Thursday evening. Levy returned with an improved offer but with Liverpool’s €8m payment arranged and Klopp and Diaz having already spoken, it was too late.

      https://www.football365.com/news/furious-levy-liverpool-threat-8m-payment-diaz

      Levy was so incensed that he ‘threatened to report’ the club’s recruitment team to owners John W. Henry and Mike Gordon.


      I'm sorry but this is one of the funniest things I've read in relation to transfers in a while. :D

      Levy just pissed off that he's nowhere near as good as buying players as he is shipping them out
      « Last Edit: Jan 30, 2022 02:13:11 pm by srslfc »
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      Re: Luis Diaz Player Thread
      Reply #35: Jan 30, 2022 02:07:07 pm
      Welcome to the greatest club in the world Luis!

      So excited for this singing he's going to be amazing for us!

      It’s an amazing feeling, not having to sacrifice one of our top forwards to bring him in.

      At last we have amazing options: Jota, Salah, Mane, Firmino and Diaz!

      Wow wow wow wow wow. Incredible, other teams will be shitting themselves. Plus Diaz is only going to get better playing and training alongside the best players in the world!

      So happy
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      Re: Luis Diaz Player Thread
      Reply #36: Jan 30, 2022 02:11:59 pm

      Levy was so incensed that he ‘threatened to report’ the club’s recruitment team to owners John W. Henry and Mike Gordon.


      I'm sorry but this is one of the funniest things I've read in relation to transfers in a while. :D

      Levy just pissed off that he's nowhere near as good as being players as he is shipping them out

      And losing Adama to Barca.

      That feint sound is Levy stamping his feet!!
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      Re: Luis Diaz Player Thread
      Reply #37: Jan 30, 2022 02:19:02 pm
      Wow, I remember him being good against us but not this good!

      https://youtu.be/zC9DgcShAHI
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      Re: Luis Diaz Player Thread
      Reply #38: Jan 30, 2022 02:29:42 pm

      Ah, Mike Gordon. As I understand, he controls the money.
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      Re: Luis Diaz Player Thread
      Reply #39: Jan 30, 2022 02:35:06 pm
      Can you stop this ‘I told you so attitude’ and just be happy?

      Normally I’d agree with this sentiment, but you know what, if we hadn’t signed anyone this window that same herd of clowns would be blowing up the board like they do every time we drop points, so I’ll enjoy both Diaz and seeing them with egg on their trolling faces.
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      Re: Luis Diaz Player Thread
      Reply #40: Jan 30, 2022 02:35:47 pm
      And losing Adama to Barca.

      That feint sound is Levy stamping his feet!!

      Wait, did Traore really go to Barcelona?  :lmao:

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      Re: Luis Diaz Player Thread
      Reply #41: Jan 30, 2022 02:42:32 pm

      Levy was so incensed that he ‘threatened to report’ the club’s recruitment team to owners John W. Henry and Mike Gordon.


      I'm sorry but this is one of the funniest things I've read in relation to transfers in a while. :D

      Levy just pissed off that he's nowhere near as good as buying players as he is shipping them out

      I wonder how that conversation went... "Your team did a good job, and signed a good player we wanted... That's not fair!!! They were very mean to us...  :f_wah: :f_wah: "
       :lmao:
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      Re: Luis Diaz Player Thread
      Reply #42: Jan 30, 2022 02:44:27 pm
      As the pointer sisters once said...

      Im so excited, i just cant hide it, Im about to lose control, and I think I like it

      Welcome onboard
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      Re: Luis Diaz Player Thread
      Reply #43: Jan 30, 2022 02:46:50 pm

      Did your favourite Australian share some of his special herbs with you?  :chongin:

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      Re: Luis Diaz Player Thread
      Reply #44: Jan 30, 2022 02:49:04 pm
      Did your favourite Australian share some of his special herbs with you?  :chongin:



      He’s a Cnut  :lmao:  :cool-smiley-027: :cool-smiley-027:
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      Re: Luiz Diaz Player Thread
      Reply #45: Jan 30, 2022 02:56:37 pm
      I do not want to hear anything about us lacking ambition or unwilling to dip into the transfer market. This is testament that we want to spend money on where we think there’s quality, not throwing money just to bring in any cover or short term fix. We snapped the best player in Primeira Liga for a song. Enough said.

      Welcome to the best club in the world.

      Ruth with mic drop. Couldn't have said it better myself.

      LETS GOOOO

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