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Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Time is running out for Roy Hodgson to find reinforcements

Liverpool manager, Roy Hodgson has mentioned that he need to get one or two more new players in before the transfer windows closes next Tuesday.

Although, it is not in his nature to buy players without first to accessed his squad. He maybe right to be cautious about spending sizeable sums on a player if there is a talent coming through the academy and reserves.

Alberto Aquilani has left on loan for Juventus, leaving Liverpool short of cover in the midfield area. While, Barcelona has unsettled Javier Mascherano which the Argentina’s captain demanded an answer from Hodgson before the match against Manchester City. This results in Mascherano withdrawal from the line-up for the Eastlands clash.

Hodgson has already got a head start on finding cover. According to the Daily Telegraph he is close to sealing deals for striker Ola Toivonen and left back Carlos Salcido from PSV Eindhoven. News from the Dutch club confirmed Liverpool FC interest in Swedish forward Ola Toivonen but Liverpool are unwilling to pay more than £10million for the forward.

It is understood that Hodgson’s hands are tied, unless Barcelona come back with an improved bid for Mascherano. Liverpool has turned down a bid from the Catalan club yesterday, which the press has report to be amount in the region of £12million plus £5million in appearances add-on for Mascherano, and way too low from the asking price.

The match at City of Manchester Stadium last night saw Hodgson gave Daniel Pacheco a run out with the senior team. The Spanish starlet has shown some glimpses of hope for the Reds side in the match. Maybe more first team appearances for Pacheco will helps developed his game.

For me, getting another striker is crucial, some of you may see Ryan Babel can play in that role but he sometime seems out of his game. Veteran and experienced forward, David Trezeguet may fits the bill.

This remaining eight days will be busting with activities at Anfield as time is running out for Liverpool FC to get reinforcements.

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Sunday, July 1, 2007

Liverpool swoop Mihaylov

Nikolay MihaylovWho the hell is Mihaylov? Nikolay Mihaylov is Bulgaria under-21 goalkeeper from Bulgarian Champions Levski Sofia. He will go straight to the Academy together with German striker Marvin Pourie and Swedish winger Alex Kacaniklic. Mihaylov, turning 19 last Thursday has made his senior debut against Scotland in Kirin Cup held in Japan on May 2006. While Pourie and Kacaniklic both are joining the under-18 squad for the 2007/08 season.

More and more youngsters are coming in but still no sign of our most anticipated new signing for the current senior squad has been made. Fernando Torres's deal is almost done but yet to confirm as the press reported. Is he coming or not?

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