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Transfer day deadline, Deja Vu

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Well here we go again, two days left of the transfer window where prices start to go through the roof because managers aren’t willing to sell their best players, yet those who actually want to strengthen their squads, like us, have left it way too late. Its not rocket science to see where we are lacking, we create chances but have no one to finish them. We paid an inflated price for Andy Carroll and to be fair to him we haven’t supplied the crosses he needs to make an impact, we just don’t play that way.

We have been linked with strikers from around the world from Lukas Podolski, Klaas Jan Huntelaar, Jackson Martinez, Luc Castaignos amongst many others, throw in the loan deals for Jermain Defoe, Darren Bent etc and its not hard to see every agent on the planet knows the same and are pushing their players.

Lukas Podolski, Liverpool, Transfer day deadline
Lukas Pololski, one of the many players linked to Liverpool.


In my opinion: I could understand us not buying anyone if we had been putting the likes of Suso, Raheem Sterling or Conor Coady on the bench and trying to blood them in and see what they have to offer. We now have seven subs on the bench and I have always believed that we should be putting one of those players on the bench and bring them on with 5/10 mins to go, especially when games are won, or at home when we are trying to turn one of our many draws into a win.

Who would have thought with all the draws at home, forth place would still be an option? But it is and with the boost that a cup final has now given the club and beating the Mancs to move into the fifth round of the FA Cup, it’s now that we need to bring in that much needed striker and maybe a winger.

It will keep everyone on their toes and like a long distance runner who has that extra kick at the 200 metre mark, take them past the rest of the field and give us that extra kick as we battle for that forth place.

What price would you give for two cups and forth place? It’s there for us, because teams like Chelsea and Arsenal haven’t gone out and got the players they need so are we going to do the same? Hopefully not, Tuesday at midnight we will find out.


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