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      UncleBob
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      Free Transfer XI
      Jun 03, 2022 06:34:03 pm
      Just read that Daniel Sturridge is a free agent again. Had a quick google as to who else was running out of contract...
      I came up with this team, but there are loads of players....

      GK: Forster
      RB: Aurier
      LB: Marcelo
      CB: Christensen
      CB: Tarkowski

      CM: Pogba
      CM: Isco
      CM: Eriksen

      ST: Dembele
      ST: Dybala
      ST: Lacazette

      I wonder if any of the frees would interest us. Even if it was just a short term cover.

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      Reply #1: Jun 03, 2022 08:25:09 pm
      Of that list:

      Forster - Spurs
      Tarkowski - Probably the bitters
      Pogba - Juve
      Dybala - Probably Inter
      Lacazette - Off to France

      Some rumors that we're trying for Dembele, but not sure where he would actually fit in the team!  I also wouldn't mind taking a punt on Isco - given his wages aren't astronomical.
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      Re: Free Transfer XI
      Reply #2: Jun 03, 2022 08:32:07 pm
      Isco a few years back I'd have in a heartbeat but seems to have regressed recently.
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      Re: Free Transfer XI
      Reply #3: Jun 03, 2022 09:18:12 pm
      Can we add Rudiger and Mbappe to your starting 11?  They have signed new deals but would be free agents this transfer window. Or do they have to be free agents now?
      Both would definitely improve that team.
      « Last Edit: Jun 03, 2022 11:55:33 pm by gazred »
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      Re: Free Transfer XI
      Reply #4: Jun 04, 2022 01:03:23 am
      A few other names:

      Kessié (off to Barcelona probably)
      Belotti (Milan AC?)
      Lingaard (nah, just joking, we're talking about football players here)
      Tolisso (interesting profile, but plagued by injuries in recent seasons)
      Suarez and Cavani (to be fair, we could use one of them as backup striker, but their history with us/Utd means it a 'no')
      Witsel (very good player, but wouldn't work with our system)


      I think we missed a trick with Boubacar Kamara. He's a versatile player that we could have used as backup for Fab'.
      Same could be said for Mazraoui (backup for Trent).

      There's also this young lad. Divock... something. Can't remember his name. He seems pretty good. I'm sure the Kop would love him.  ;)
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      Reply #5: Jun 04, 2022 11:41:38 am
      Can we add Rudiger and Mbappe to your starting 11?  They have signed new deals but would be free agents this transfer window. Or do they have to be free agents now?
      Both would definitely improve that team.

      Rudiger has signed for Madrid.
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      Re: Free Transfer XI
      Reply #6: Jun 04, 2022 04:44:36 pm

      There's also this young lad. Divock... something. Can't remember his name. He seems pretty good. I'm sure the Kop would love him.  ;)

      "Divock Origi. Don't forget that. Liverpool legend BTW. Pretty famous here"
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      Re: Free Transfer XI
      Reply #7: Jun 06, 2022 02:54:19 am
      Is that Christian Eriksen? How has he done this season? Was a time I’d have had him in a heartbeat.
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      Reply #8: Jun 06, 2022 03:28:53 am
      Is that Christian Eriksen? How has he done this season? Was a time I’d have had him in a heartbeat.

      I see what you did there.  ;D

      It seems he's done alright with Brentford. On a free, and if he's not too greedy, he could be a good option for a couple of years, just enough time to let our youngsters (Elliott, Jones, Morton, etc.) mature.
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      Re: Free Transfer XI
      Reply #9: Jul 07, 2022 09:20:21 pm
      If you had a choice for a 31 year old free give Erikson a miss, I`d go with Ilkay Gundogan  from City,
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      Re: Free Transfer XI
      Reply #10: Oct 09, 2022 12:02:40 pm
      Youri Tielemens (25)
      Thomas Lemar (26)
      Douglas Luiz (24)

      Three players that are free at the end of the season that are the right age profile
      to solve a lot of problems for Liverpool right now.

      The club need to get January right.
      It could transform the season the same way signing Diaz did.
      « Last Edit: Oct 10, 2022 02:26:05 pm by racerx34 »
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      Re: Free Transfer XI
      Reply #11: Oct 09, 2022 12:11:27 pm
      Youri Tielemens (25)
      Thomas Lemar (26)
      Douglas Luiz (24)

      Three players that are free at the end of the season that are right age profile
      to solve a lot of problems for Liverpool right now.

      The club need to get January right.
      It could transform the season the same way signing Diaz did.

      There will be no January signings. You heard it here first.
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      Re: Free Transfer XI
      Reply #12: Oct 09, 2022 12:55:24 pm
      Youri Tielemens (25)
      Thomas Lemar (26)
      Douglas Luiz (24)

      Three players that are free at the end of the season that are right age profile
      to solve a lot of problems for Liverpool right now.

      The club need to get January right.
      It could transform the season the same way signing Diaz did.

      Konrad laimer is as well
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      Reply #13: Oct 09, 2022 01:02:25 pm

      The club should be pushing like hell to get one or two of those players in January.
      Play the long game all you want on Jude, but there has to be a Plan B and the
      squad needs at least two midfielders.
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      Re: Free Transfer XI
      Reply #14: Oct 09, 2022 01:18:57 pm
      I'd expect at some point during the WC the old 'Liverpool won't be busy in january' headlines will be leaked out by Pearce and other journos close to the club. Just a hunch.
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      Reply #15: Oct 09, 2022 01:32:08 pm
      I'd expect at some point during the WC the old 'Liverpool won't be busy in january' headlines will be leaked out by Pearce and other journos close to the club. Just a hunch.

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      Re: Free Transfer XI
      Reply #16: Oct 09, 2022 02:31:27 pm
      Isn't Kante also a free agent next summer? Out of all those names, the two that interest me on a free are Kante and Laimer, but I wouldn't go for the latter. Way too many games missed through injuries in his career so there's no point in getting him even on a free. The rest is not good enough in my opinion (or have questions marks in terms of their attitude like Tielemans) and I'd prefer if we bought an extra two or three in the summer.

      In:
      - (32yo) Kante (free transfer)
      - (23yo) Maxence Caqueret (Olympique Lyonnais-  market value of 22.5m )
      - (22yo) Enzo Fernandez (SL Benfica- market value of 18m)
      - Somebody else (I haven't done enough research to propose another name, but hey, we are apparently in for Belingham)

      Out:
      - Keita
      - Ox
      - Milner
      - Jones (lets cut our loses with this kid. I don't think he will make it as a starter at this club. I'd much rather see Bajectic, Clarkson, or Morton get those minutes)
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      Reply #17: Oct 10, 2022 09:57:42 am
      Youri Tielemens (25)
      Thomas Lemar (26)
      Douglas Luiz (24)

      Three players that are free at the end of the season that are right age profile
      to solve a lot of problems for Liverpool right now.

      The club need to get January right.
      It could transform the season the same way signing Diaz did.

      wow. worth a punt on at least 2 of them.
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      Re: Free Transfer XI
      Reply #18: Oct 10, 2022 10:29:51 am
      The thread reminds me of a recent interview with Edwina Currie on Good Morning Britain when she pulled out the tin foil and said heat your home by sticking it behind the radiator.

      Martin money saver Lewis head in hands wondering what fresh hell he was living in.

      We're one of the biggest clubs in the biggest league in the world. Think about the TV deals and the many sponsorship deals we have signed recently. Under Jürgen we've been to 3 champions league finals won a title and finished 2nd 3 Times. Wheres the f**king money?

      Surely we can afford to not have to visit this theoretical food bank, flapping about for the least mouldy spud we can find.
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      Reply #19: Oct 10, 2022 10:32:41 am
      The thread reminds me of a recent interview with Edwina Currie on Good Morning Britain when she pulled out the tin foil and said heat your home by sticking it behind the radiator.

      Martin money saver Lewis head in hands wondering what fresh hell he was living in.

      We're one of the biggest clubs in the biggest league in the world. We've been to 3 champions league finals won a title and finished 2nd 3 Times. Wheres the f**king money?

      Surely we can afford to not have to visit this theoretical food bank, flapping about for the least mouldy spud we can find.

      Nobody is saying were skint, the thread has only highlighted the fact there are some good players coming to end of contracts.

      Nothing wrong with getting players on frees, means can pay more wage, everyone is a winner.
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      Reply #20: Oct 10, 2022 10:36:37 am
      Nobody is saying were skint, the thread has only highlighted the fact there are some good players coming to end of contracts.

      Nothing wrong with getting players on frees, means can pay more wage, everyone is a winner.

      It's not a market that's going to turn our fortunes around.
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      Reply #21: Oct 10, 2022 10:56:18 am
      The thread reminds me of a recent interview with Edwina Currie on Good Morning Britain when she pulled out the tin foil and said heat your home by sticking it behind the radiator.

      Martin money saver Lewis head in hands wondering what fresh hell he was living in.

      We're one of the biggest clubs in the biggest league in the world. Think about the TV deals and the many sponsorship deals we have signed recently. Under Jürgen we've been to 3 champions league finals won a title and finished 2nd 3 Times. Wheres the f**king money?

      Surely we can afford to not have to visit this theoretical food bank, flapping about for the least mouldy spud we can find.

      It's called smart business. Italian clubs do it all the time.
      One marquee signing supplemented by smart signings of players at the end of contract.
      Not every club is State owned and can offer obscene money the way City and PSG do.

      And f**k your use of a food bank reference in this context.
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      Reply #22: Oct 10, 2022 11:21:48 am
      It's called smart business. Italian clubs do it all the time.
      One marquee signing supplemented by smart signings of players at the end of contract.
      Not every club is State owned and can offer obscene money the way City and PSG do.

      And f**k your use of a food bank reference in this context.

      And look at the state of Italian clubs
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      Reply #23: Oct 10, 2022 11:36:48 am
      It's not a market that's going to turn our fortunes around.

      No but can be part of the puzzle.
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      Reply #24: Oct 10, 2022 01:36:37 pm
      Wasn't Lemar heavily rumored to come here after the Coutinho fiasco as his replacement? What a waste for him (and Joao Felix) to go to Atletico.
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      Reply #25: Oct 10, 2022 02:25:16 pm
      wow. worth a punt on at least 2 of them.

      If the club got Lemar and Luiz it would make life a lot easier for one big signing.
      Especially with Firmino, Ox, Keita & Milner all in the final season of their contract.
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      Reply #26: Oct 10, 2022 02:52:09 pm
      If the club got Lemar and Luiz it would make life a lot easier for one big signing.
      Especially with Firmino, Ox, Keita & Milner all in the final season of their contract.

      Lemar is still only 26 , no idea how he has got on in Madrid though
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      Reply #27: Oct 10, 2022 03:03:12 pm
      It's called smart business. Italian clubs do it all the time.
      One marquee signing supplemented by smart signings of players at the end of contract.
      Not every club is State owned and can offer obscene money the way City and PSG do.

      And f**k your use of a food bank reference in this context.

      How on earth would that offend anyone you dafty?

      The Italians use that market because they cannot compete with the money in the PL. They also end up paying huge wages instead.

      The last time one of those clubs did anything of use in the champions league?

      Nah its not a market we should be looking at. Full of old boys, the injury prone or trouble makers.
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      Reply #28: Oct 10, 2022 03:16:13 pm
      How on earth would that offend anyone you dafty?

      The Italians use that market because they cannot compete with the money in the PL. They also end up paying huge wages instead.

      The last time one of those clubs did anything of use in the champions league?

      Nah its not a market we should be looking at. Full of old boys, the injury prone or trouble makers.

      My tolerance of ignorant cu*ts is at an all time low.
      Guess I'll stay off the forum for the season given the calibre of contributor.
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      Re: Free Transfer XI
      Reply #29: Oct 10, 2022 03:19:46 pm
      It's called smart business. Italian clubs do it all the time.
      One marquee signing supplemented by smart signings of players at the end of contract.
      Not every club is State owned and can offer obscene money the way City and PSG do.

      And f**k your use of a food bank reference in this context.

      Unfortunately smart signings don’t satisfy some - needs to be expensive and marquee only


      You are spot on - and it works , we have brought in a lot of under the radar for smart money
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      Re: Free Transfer XI
      Reply #30: Oct 10, 2022 08:36:24 pm
      How on earth would that offend anyone you dafty?

      The Italians use that market because they cannot compete with the money in the PL. They also end up paying huge wages instead.

      The last time one of those clubs did anything of use in the champions league?

      Nah its not a market we should be looking at. Full of old boys, the injury prone or trouble makers.

      And why is that, because they've already been down the route the Premier League is heading with the obscene amounts being spent by clubs.

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