He would be the perfect signing for Arsenal.
Koeman did say Lukaku should leave and then Koeman will be next to jump ship, then their new stadium will fall through. Was amusing watching them get giddy when the new investor came in and then invested **** all.
Just a little relevant stat (or related set of), last player to come to Liverpool from bittersville was Abel Xavier in 2002, Barmby in 2000 the previous instance and 1959 the one before that!
I should mention the source does state this excludes any players who may have gone to the club after their contract expired so this is basically (in contract) transfers
Lukaku is an awesome player on his day. But he would be much better suited to united. They will play the way it suits him. Maureen plays boring football, lumps it high up the pitch. Thats where lukaku will be dangerous.
Lukaku to Chelsea
Batshuayi to Liverpool
Had more consistent goal scoring record in France, much more physical player
I know he hasn't shown it and Chelsea but Chelsea to go through a lot of talented players without giving many players a chance
Strikers optional Firmino , Origi, Batshuayi looks to me a good solid choice to choose from
I'm surprised that we haven't looked more at Belgian players as the outfield players have good technical skills like Spain but work rate of English players
my money is on him going to manure
A number of strikers have scored 15+ Premiership goals in a season - a fair few of them pretty average
However, the list of players who have done it more than just the one season is a lot more accomplished
Lukaku is in the 2nd list, hence his huge expected transfer fee
Lukaku is as strong as an ox and is a good target man. The problem is he's got the mobility of Felliani, Andy Carroll and a wheelie bin. Origi as the others have said suits Liverpool's style, because unlike Lukaku, Origi can turn on a sixpence. Lukaku turns like a ferry.
There isn't a hope of Liverpool signing Lukaku as he doesn't suit their style.
There is a number of reasons.
1. Lukaku is a target man and thrives on crosses. Liverpool's set piece delivery is dreadful.
2. KLopp prefers mobile, flexible, interchangeable forwards. That's why Lukaku wouldn't fit in, he would be as useful as Benteke.
Forget Lukaku. What Liverpool need is a cross between Diego Costa and Sergio Aguero.
What Liverpool need is a player that although not a target man has upper body strength, pace and comes to life in the penalty area.
I still reckon if you threw an in his prime Robbie Fowler into that team, it would be fantastic.
It's that type of player we need.
In English football you have to adapt your ways of playing
Is great that we can play pass and move and the pull apart opposition for fun
So sometimes you have to use a target man and two wingers who are just cross opposition box all the time
And then if that doesn't work go back to the more technical game
Origi has the necessary skills as a modern day target man awareness strength pace and so on,
The thing is he's not the finished article and not really that strong enough to hold his own all the time
That's why I prefer to have Emile Heskey tape player who pain in the backside who can have in the squad to mix it up at times
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