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Perspective

if we take a look at one of the top teams in Europe right now

Liverpool

Since Klopp has taken over he has spent £398,475,000 over 4 years coming into his 5th season in charge of liverpool

In Klopps first season Liverpool finished 8th, worse of than the previous manager Brendan Rodgers.

Liverpool slowly built which culminated in a season when any other year they would have won the league last year and won the CL.

Liverpool board were patient, their fans were patient and they are now reaping the rewards of a stable quality team built over a number of years .

The naysayers on here and the usual suspects will no doubt call for Lampards head by xmas if not sooner but this season had to happen for the good of the club.

We need to give lamps time, 2 years at least and at least 2 transfer windows, it may be that we are not competitive for league titles for a number of years but in that time we wold have blooded very talented young players to be the bedrock of our team and sprinkle them with expensive marquee signings.

yes results have been somewhat frustraiting but its all part of the change, im loving seeing Tammy stick it to his doubters, i love watching mount glide past players and not afraid to facking shoot. I cant wait for Reece to to come in and see the jewel in our crown CHO start work on becoming one of the best players in Europe

Life is good

posted 2 weeks, 1 day ago

That's all well and good but the comparison to Klopp fitted better with Sarri and no-one wanted to hear it last year.

Although it sounds like I'm bashing him (promise I'm not), Lampard compares to AVB much better. They both have only a year's worth of experience as a manager before making a massive jump to us, he's taking the same bold stance emphasizing the younger players cutting the old guard out (going as far as selling Luiz), and (so far) they share a very similar tactical framework on the pitch. And the same danger signs that were there for AVB are there for Lampard now - tactical naivety, defense is structurally imbalanced by the tactics, etc...

AVB was a very smart man who sank himself, if Lampard sees the parallels and corrects the mistakes (which he should as he disliked AVB), he'll be fine.

posted 2 weeks, 1 day ago

I think a top 6 finish should see Lampsrd given the right to go again next season and see him spend the money that Chelsea hasn’t spent. Anything less than a top 6 and I think they’ll pull the trigger and the cycle will start again.

comment by Superb (U6486)

posted 2 weeks, 1 day ago

comment by (kash) I'm the Mané - 6 Times Baby (U1108)
posted 7 minutes ago
Transfer ban which bought in 2 new players
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Who would the two new players be then ?

posted 2 weeks, 1 day ago

comment by Superb (U6486)
posted 28 seconds ago
comment by (kash) I'm the Mané - 6 Times Baby (U1108)
posted 7 minutes ago
Transfer ban which bought in 2 new players
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Who would the two new players be then ?
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I take it he means pulisic who was bought before him, and kovacic who was also done before lampard arrived.

posted 2 weeks, 1 day ago

But it is kash, so I would just ignore him tbh.

comment by mariory (U8059)

posted 2 weeks, 1 day ago

comment by Devil D.A. (U6522)
posted 20 minutes ago
That's all well and good but the comparison to Klopp fitted better with Sarri and no-one wanted to hear it last year.
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Exactly!

The man didn't even have a pre-season with the team yet he was pretty much hounded out. Now all of a sudden it's different.

posted 2 weeks, 1 day ago

hounded out by who? Most on this board wanted him to stay

posted 2 weeks, 1 day ago

I know this is not the point of your article but the Liverpool analysis is poor to say the least

posted 2 weeks, 1 day ago

It's not really

I was more talking about klopp being given time which renders the net spend argument irelevent

Klopp was given time to build he spent alot of money and sold the deadwood in the time he was there.

I'm not bashing the amount you spent at all. I'm praising Liverpool (begrudgingly) not only the board who had a long terms vision but also the fans for sticking with him and also having the king term in their heads and now they are reaping the rewards of that.

It's exactly the model Chelsea should be using right now

posted 2 weeks, 1 day ago

I know this is not the point of your article but the Liverpool analysis is poor to say the least
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Agreed, very shady comparison by the OP, but the same feeling of prospective needed is shared to it. The path we've undertaken this year won't be reaping any rewards in it's first season (or highly unlikely too) so much deeper analysis is required beyond the results - at this stage they're almost irrelevant.

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