What Liverpool Need In Their Next CB

What Liverpool Need In Their Next CB

After the sale of Dejan Lovren to Zenit St Petersburg, Liverpool have been linked with several defenders to replace the Croat in their squad. Aissa Mandi, Ben White and Ozan Kabak have all been suggested as potential targets for the Anfield club with the expectation that the Reds will fill the Lovren, back up centre half void in the transfer market and not by promoting youth and letting Nat Phillips, Ki-Jana Hoever and Sepp Van Den Berg cut their teeth. …
Alternatives to Virgil van Dijk - Part 1

Alternatives to Virgil van Dijk - Part 1

Introduction: From a recruitment point-of-view, a sporting director must always have a deeply scouted list of alternative transfer targets, to not only maintain the club’s footballing philosophy, but to ensure that high quality talent is secured at an excellent value for whatever roles and weaknesses the coaching staff want to improve. With the controversy over Liverpool’s pursuit for Virgil van Dijk, I have selected three alternative centre-backs for Liverpool’s recruitment team to consider, of which my primary target will be …
Liverpool's Wishlist: Mario Götze & Two Other Attacking Targets

Liverpool's Wishlist: Mario Götze & Two Other Attacking Targets

Amidst a few troubles as of late for Jürgen Klopp’s redmen (that phrase in itself gives this writer more motivation for this article than any article written under Brendan Rodgers), the need for goals ranks highest of all. Well, perhaps second to injuries, but at least goals are something that can be altered to favour the excitable German domineering the sidelines. Christian Benteke is the biggest issue of the lot; he clearly doesn’t belong anywhere near a Jürgen Klopp Liverpool …