Jurgen Klopp's Model of Low Net Spend and Vast Sustainability

Jurgen Klopp's Model of Low Net Spend and Vast Sustainability

Jose Mourinho used to be a manager that would fend off constant criticism; a natural winner who achieved monumental success wherever he went not giving a damn what anyone thought. His honours include four ‘World’s best club coach’ awards, two Champions League trophies, three Premier League titles, one FA Cup, four League Cups, three La Liga titles, three Super Cups, three Spanish Cups, two Serie A titles, one Italian Cup, a UEFA Cup, two Community Shields and one Europa League …
The Net Spend Conundrum

The Net Spend Conundrum

Twitter is a breeding ground for lazy people looking to become popular. It's a place where fiction becomes fact. A few weeks ago, after the loss in the Europa League final, there was a tweet doing the rounds. It got over 500 retweets despite the fact it was factually incorrect. It was a tweet by a Manchester City fan which stated over the last decade Liverpool had spent something like £650 million on transfer fees and won only a solitary …
Dysfunctional Transfers And The End For Rodgers?

Dysfunctional Transfers And The End For Rodgers?

Since Rodgers has taken over at Liverpool 33 first team players have been signed on a permanent basis with a total of £270.50m spent. However, no significant improvement has been made. The first reason for this can be explained by the phrase “you have to spend to stand still”. This is best shown by Chelsea in the past two seasons. Chelsea topped the league in 2014/15 from the first to last game week and won the competition by eight points. …
Brendan Rodgers, FSG and the Net Spend Myth

Brendan Rodgers, FSG and the Net Spend Myth

Let's be honest here, Liverpool fans are rarely content. The highs of 2013/14 wet our appetite for what could be and many have failed to readjust their expectations since. A club with as much prestige as Liverpool should be challenging for the title year in and year out but for various reasons we aren't in a position to really push for that. Fans find it difficult to accept this. They can't accept Liverpool aren't set up to push for the …