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As much as I like Rodgers, if I had the choice I would bring Klopp in this summer.

Amnesty for this? If Klopp would give us a chance over bigger clubs (doubtful). Then only a fool would stick with a man who needs to count division one play offs as an honour.

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Agree with the Sturridge thing, if we got a good offer for him. Just don't think he can go the distance.

 

I think it would be very much like the Torres sale, as long as we buy a Suarez not a Carroll.

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I imagine the 2 league titles,a couple of cups and a European final un the 3-4 years all the while loosing your best players each year would give him a bit of leeway

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I imagine the 2 league titles,a couple of cups and a European final un the 3-4 years all the while loosing your best players each year would give him a bit of leeway

Not as much as a runners up spot.

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Our squad is quite poor. One could argue that Rodgers is doing well to keep us fifth. One could also argue that he holds the greatest responsibility for how poor the squad is.

 

In conclusion.....fucked if I know.

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I wish I had a way with imagery and words like Wilfred Owen so I could aptly describe just how fucking horrific we are at transfers. I could reach a meditative state so deep my atoms would begin to vibrate at a frequency that transcends time and space and my fists aflame with cold fusion of inner fury would rocket punch the fuck out of our scouting team, our transfer comitee and the useless fucks who makes every deal seem more complex than a middle eastern peace treaty.

 

How can one club be so incompetent time after time after time. When we find that gem, that superstar who can take us to the next level, do we add to the side with the best quality we can get to strengthen the team further. Nope we spend a lot... on a lot of bang average squad players then wonder why the superstar wants to leave and each passing year it's harder to attract more. Show some ambition spend some fucking money on quality not potential return on investment opportunities. It annoys me that much I make the same point the same rant time after time because the shit grates on my mind like a wonky picture. This fucking summer we better buck up our ideas because more transfer windows like the last few years and we are genuinely fucked.

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I want to roll the dice and get new owners. These lads won't get us back to the top and I'm sick of being a feeder club for Barca and Madrid.

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I want to roll the dice and get new owners. These lads won't get us back to the top and I'm sick of being a feeder club for Barca and Madrid.

 

Yeah, think I'm the same. Not sure it's an opinion that really needs to be amnesty.

 

I don't think we'd need anything even approaching "Sugar Daddies". Could spend the exact same amount the current lot have, but without the "We're clever than everyone" shit. I want owners that say "You get x amount per year, plus every penny from sales, er, that's it". Any "philosophy" should be coming from the manager, not the owners. 

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Yeah, think I'm the same. Not sure it's an opinion that really needs to be amnesty.

 

I don't think we'd need anything even approaching "Sugar Daddies". Could spend the exact same amount the current lot have, but without the "We're clever than everyone" shit. I want owners that say "You get x amount per year, plus every penny from sales, er, that's it". Any "philosophy" should be coming from the manager, not the owners. 

 

Couldn't agree more. 

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I've always thought Guardiola was overrated. 

 

'Oooh I've got some of the best midfielders to ever walk the Earth, many of whom were gifted me on a plate, I'll tell them to play passing football, aren't I a genius'. 

 

Inherits a treble winning side at Bayern and now he's fucked it up. 

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I imagine the 2 league titles,a couple of cups and a European final un the 3-4 years all the while loosing your best players each year would give him a bit of leeway

 

Lock the thread.

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Joe Allen is shite.

 

Just because he can pass the ball sideways five yards does not make him the Welsh Iniesta.

 

One good game in 6 is not enough for a central midfielder

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