But we can agree that most supporters (and pundits) felt that not adding a true LB and another proven striker was leaving us a bit short in certain areas going into the season. We knew that a couple of key injuries could derail the entire season and we could end up finishing where we did last year. plus losing Mane to CAF was no surprise and Klopp should have prepared for it by having someone lined up as soon as the January window opened. He should take a little criticism for that, however.
My point about title contention is that, seeing how well we playing leading into December and knowing what our schedule was at the end of the season, a few key quality additions in the summer & January may have spared us the poor run of results in December/January/February when we dropped silly points against the likes of West Ham, Sunderland, Swansea, Hull, and even United and Leicester, and it would have set us up nicely for this 'winnable' stretch of matches to finish out the year. It would have allowed for more rotation and rest, cover for injuries, and depth to bring a quality player or two off the bench & change matches in our favor. I feel that we could have very easily have been up there with Chelsea right now. However, I'll still take a top four finish right now!
He's doing well, and particularly against the other top teams, but not out of this world by any stretch. I believe this team should be looking at 70 points plus - and that's where we are.
*Not necessarily top spot, but certainly competing for a CL spot.
Football was an easy target for the forces of chaos, mods, rockers, skinheads, hells angels - the links in culture, music and football were greater than rugby or cricket....
Come on two teams to play at old Trafford in white?
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