Liverpool lost us money at the weekend so they aren’t in the good books. We backed what we thought was a super safe treble of City, Arsenal and Liverpool for home wins.
Turns out Liverpool hadn’t read the script. We thought that, with Daniel Sutrridge once more fit, Liverpool would stroll this one against an Aston Villa side suffering another bad run of results.
But Villa played really well and could have won the game. It’s annoying for Liverpool fans because, with Manchester United losing on Sunday The Reds could now be 8 points clear of United in their fight for fourth.
6 points is, nevertheless, a good buffer. But Liverpool will have to kick on because Manchester United will surely raise their game for the second half of the season.
More signings are necessary, if not urgent, at Anfield and two have been linked again today – one old and one new.
Mohammed Salah will be the subject of official interest from Liverpool this week, according to the Telegraph, who say:
Liverpool will this week make a formal bid for winger Mohamed Salah, who is valued at £12 million by Basel.
It’s obviously a goer this one. The second story pertains to Fulham youngster Muamer Tankovic. The 18 year old Swede has only managed one appearance for Fulham in the FA Cup. Nevertheless the 5ft 10.5in forward is on the radar of Liverpool, according to several reports.
Liverpool also want to bring versatile 18-year-old Fulham utility man Muamer Tankovic to Merseyside. Describing the young Swede on their own website as “a player that can both find the net and create chances for others”, Fulham claim to “have high hopes” for the Tankovic.
Here’s a clip of Tankovic’ late winner in Fulham’s recent U18 win over Everton. Liverpool fans, are you happy to invest in youth or should you be buying more mature heavyweights for your title push?
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