Monday Jun 2Posted by: Ben Green  Comments Off

Should Liverpool forget the Lallana saga?

Latest reports suggest that Southampton have rejected a revised offer of £25m from Liverpool for want-away midfielder Adam Lallana. It’s becoming hard to tell if the south coast side is playing silly buggers, or if indeed Liverpool are themselves the silly buggers.

The situation is now becoming a farce. Liverpool were asked to increase their initial bid which they done, only for that to be rejected also. Either Southampton’s standards are rising beyond all recognition, or Liverpool’s are dropping faster than a shot pheasant. How on earth can the club increase an already unrealistic offer for a player with no experience of European club football to speak of, and only a Championship medal to show in terms of honours? It just doesn’t make sense from what I can see.

Lallana’s stats may well be better than the other two options in the frame, Bayern Munich’s Xherdan Shaqiri or Leverkusen’s Emre Can but there are two important points to mention. Firstly, both of these players have made their names playing in the Champions League. Secondly, and more importantly, they’re both likely to cost less than half of what the Saints want for the 26 year-old midfielder. Saints? Seems like a contradiction to me as bare-faced robbers would be more appropriate. Not to mention the fact that both these players are 22 and 20 years-old respectively and, for me offer a longer shelf life. Tell me if I’m wrong but how in the good Lord’s name can Lallana be worth £25m? Have I woken in a parallel universe of madness?

An important point to note is that it’s clear Lallana will need to request a transfer in order for him to make the move but this doesn’t appear to be happening right now. One has to ask; Just how much does he want to play for Liverpool? Surely if he wanted to play at the “highest level” he’d move heaven and earth to make it happen. I believe Lallana is looking more for Kudos than playing for Liverpool. Should Brendan Rodgers sanction this move, it would raise serious questions. Clearly this summer’s transfer kitty will disappear faster than Lord Lucan.

What Liverpool need is players with proven Champions league experience. The last thing the club needs is to throw money away on over rated players who are by no means noticeably better than what they already have. I’m almost sure this deal is dead in the water. I have too much faith to suspect Rodgers and Liverpool could be taken for such a ride.

They say that lightening doesn’t strike in the same place twice but when one considers the thunderbolts that brought us Robbie Keane and Andy Carroll, maybe it’s time to think again.

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Monday Jun 2Posted by: Antoine Zammit  Comments Off

Redmen TV : Liverpool Complete £4m Lambert Signing

Liverpool completed their first signing of the summer as Rickie Lambert joined for around £4m from Southampton.

Monday Jun 2Posted by: Antoine Zammit  Comments Off

23 Foundation Summer Medal Promotion

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As a result of unprecedented demand, Jamie Carragher has issued a limited number of boxed commemorative medals in aid of his charity, The 23 Foundation.

The medals are beautifully presented and come in a box which Jamie has signed personally in a gold permanent marker.

The box and medal have the famous number 23 embossed on them with “Jamie Carragher, one club legend”

This is an authentic brand new official product. It is signed by Jamie (as per picture).

The boxed medal will be sent by recorded mail with our unique certificate of authenticity. All proceeds go to Jamie’s charity.

Each medal is £45 which includes shipping world-wide.

To order please write to mike@jamiecarragher.org

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Monday Jun 2Posted by: Antoine Zammit  Comments Off

VIDEO : Rickie Lambert Goals and Assists Season 2013/14 (by @MostarLFC)


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Monday Jun 2Posted by: Antoine Zammit  Comments Off

One Night with Liverpool Legends Jamie Carragher, Didi Hamann and Luis Garcia 21 August 2014

Cara, Didi & Garcia

Cara, Didi & Garcia

How do you top that night in Istanbul, a match that featured perhaps the greatest comeback in the history of sport? If the recovery from a 3-0 deficit to AC Milan were the whole story, it would still be a remarkable one.

Hear what really happened from within the camp, what Rafa really said at half time and how that game changed the lives of these legendary players.

They will also talk about their own career highlights, take your questions and tell you what they think about the club moving forward.

For more information, visit www.soccerspeaker.co.uk

 

Ticket sales link

https://www.tickets.waterfront.co.uk/gateway.aspx?E=N&QL=S2243|VA00|GShowDatesCombo.aspx

 

book tickets

  • 21 August 2014
  • 8pm

 

  • One Night with Liverpool Legends
    Jamie Carragher, Didi Hamann and Luis Garcia
     
  • Ticket prices:
  • £85 (VIP tickets); £35; £25

Monday Jun 2Posted by: Antoine Zammit  Comments Off

Welcome back home Rickie Lambert

Liverpool have announced the signing of Rickie Lambert from Southampton, Lambert is from Kirkby and now looks like he will be ending his career at the club he supported as a kid.

Rickie is 32 years and it is obvious that Brendan is signing him as a squad player, this will add options on when he needs to give Suarez or Sturridge a rest.  His goal scoring record is pretty incredible, scoring 106 goals out of 207 for Southampton.  Lambert  probably still has a good 2 or 3 years left in him, he might be our new Gary McAllister.

Welcome home Rickie.BpHee_KCAAEeE1V