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Summer 2021 transfer thread.

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2 hours ago, joe_fishfish said:

That Shaqiri deal will be used to pay some of the instalments on Thiago and Jota. If it even happens.

 

 

What instalments? We got him on a free didn't we? 

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21 minutes ago, sir roger said:

So , we are at the Deadwood stage again ?

We ain’t got no shit players. 

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39 minutes ago, sir roger said:

So , we are at the Deadwood stage again ?

More Boston than San Francisco cocksucker, but otherwise, yes.

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38 minutes ago, sir roger said:

So , we are at the Deadwood stage again ?

More Boston than San Francisco cocksucker, but otherwise, yes.

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1 hour ago, Barrington Womble said:

I wouldn't be shocked to find out that thiago was Gini's replacement. You would hope for a rethink considering how few players we've been able to get on the pitch on a regular basis. 

I think 3 obvious down the spine players should be a minimum. Konate fills the gap we had coming into last season. We need someone to replace Gini even if the plan was thiago. Then another forward with a Jota type profile. But I suspect that'll only happen should origi go. And the midfielder should Wilson, Grujic and/or Shaq go. 

I think that’s pretty much right.

The only thing that will have changed Klopp’s thinking since last summer is that he may have completely given up on Keita as a midfield option, and Ox is hanging by a thread.

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22 minutes ago, Bjornebye said:

What instalments? We got him on a free didn't we? 

Nah. He cost £20m potentially rising to £25m. Not sure about the installment plan, might be due to the covid situation like Jota though.

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15 minutes ago, Dr Nowt said:

More Boston than San Francisco cocksucker, but otherwise, yes.

Nice reference. A show I've been meaning to re-watch the three seasons of at some point, as there was a HBO movie last year that finished things up I think. 

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On the midfield thing, we're an injury or two away from it becoming a tribute act to our centre of defence calamity of the season just gone, so I'd be very surprised if there isn't a bit of action there. 

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30 minutes ago, Dr Nowt said:

More Boston than San Francisco cocksucker, but otherwise, yes.

Obviously an age thing , I'll see your Lovejoy and raise you with Doris Day.

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The latest James Pearce article in the Athletic is a bit sobering. 
 

It doesn’t sound like the club are planning to spend much this summer and any further incomings past Konate will be funded by departures. 
 

According to the article:

 

Keita and Chamberlain are staying.

Klopp is happy with Williams and Tsimikas as back up full backs. 
Unlikely to sign a new midfielder to replace Gini

Bissouma is not a target

A new attacker comes in only if Shaqiri and Origi leave. Attacker will not be elite level (Mbappe, Sancho etc)

No new GK unless Adrian leaves


Glad to see that Champions League money is a difference maker...

 

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26 minutes ago, Crazy Dave said:

The latest James Pearce article in the Athletic is a bit sobering. 
 

It doesn’t sound like the club are planning to spend much this summer and any further incomings past Konate will be funded by departures. 
 

According to the article:

 

Keita and Chamberlain are staying.

Klopp is happy with Williams and Tsimikas as back up full backs. 
Unlikely to sign a new midfielder to replace Gini

Bissouma is not a target

A new attacker comes in only if Shaqiri and Origi leave. Attacker will not be elite level (Mbappe, Sancho etc)

No new GK unless Adrian leaves


Glad to see that Champions League money is a difference maker...

 

 ive been told by a mate that works at Brighton they are interested in Grujic and we are very much interested in Bissouma just have to wait and see i guess 

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3 minutes ago, andyj said:

 ive been told by a mate that works at Brighton they are interested in Grujic and we are very much interested in Bissouma just have to wait and see i guess 

Straight swap. It's a south coast club and they love being absolutely had right off by us. 

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1 hour ago, El Rojo said:

Nice reference. A show I've been meaning to re-watch the three seasons of at some point, as there was a HBO movie last year that finished things up I think. 

Rewatching it now. It's fucking ace.

 

Swearengen and EB Farnum are phenomenal characters.

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2 minutes ago, VERBAL DIARRHEA said:

Keita and Chamberlain are staying because no cunt will buy them. 

If the ox can stay fit* he's a valuable squad player and the homegrown quota thing. Gutted he got that injury against Roma, he was on his way to being a top player for us. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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1 minute ago, Bjornebye said:

Straight swap. It's a south coast club and they love being absolutely had right off by us. 

that works for me mate 

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