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    Benitez : i could sell gerrard and/or torres

    SuperEd
    Rafa Benitez has admitted for the first time he might have to sell Fernando Torres or Steven Gerrard.

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    Original Poster SuperEd

    It's HIM that needs to go -never mind selling off our only assets!

    trying to pressure the new investors to get a shift on, rafa always plays these mind games

    Original Poster SuperEd

    but IF they do go i think liverpool may be in trouble

    NOOOOOOOOOO wish he would just go.... has made far too many mistakes and i really dont want him making another huge one like that!

    Original Poster SuperEd

    lfc_engravedonheart;8336166

    NOOOOOOOOOO wish he would just go.... has made far too many mistakes and … NOOOOOOOOOO wish he would just go.... has made far too many mistakes and i really dont want him making another huge one like that!



    couldnt agree more,i like liverpool but think the fat waiter has to go

    If we dont get 4th place, we can't afford the repayments on the rbs loan, so that will force the yanks to take new investment,

    They could have done the deal with the other american investors last month but the greedy sods are holding out for top dollar, they know if we do manage to get that 4th place then we are a much more attractive purchase for new investors

    Depends on the new buyers (if they can find one). Gerrard and Torres are not going to be happy playing in a mediocre team that more than likely is not going to be in the ECL. If investment can be found and the team strengthened then maybe they may stay.

    If Man City get int othe ECL though who knows what will happen in the summer, I think massive amounts of cash maybe thrown their way.

    Original Poster SuperEd

    junkenstein73;8336188

    If we dont get 4th place, we can't afford the repayments on the rbs loan, … If we dont get 4th place, we can't afford the repayments on the rbs loan, so that will force the yanks to take new investment, They could have done the deal with the other american investors last month but the greedy sods are holding out for top dollar, they know if we do manage to get that 4th place then we are a much more attractive purchase for new investors



    they could of done ,but as you said they want more money - maybe looking to high. Which may cost liverpool and their fans

    Can't see this happening to be honest.

    goonertillidie;8336245

    they could of done ,but as you said they want more money - maybe looking … they could of done ,but as you said they want more money - maybe looking to high. Which may cost liverpool and their fans



    Can't see us selling torres or gerrard tbh, this is just one of rafa's mind games

    He has also asked for 80million transfer kitty this summer:w00t:

    God what a bloody mess, this all comes back to parry & moores not doing there homework when selling to the yanks,

    Shanks built liverpool, yanks destroyed it:x

    goonertillidie;8336184

    couldnt agree more,i like liverpool but think the fat waiter has to go



    most definitely. i wish mourinho would take us on and benitez would go back to spain where he's wanted. still havent forgiven him for alonso lol. mind i used to really like benitez but our crap season has definitely been down to him making the wrong decisions about almost everything

    Original Poster SuperEd

    junkenstein73;8336262

    Can't see us selling torres or gerrard tbh, this is just one of rafa's … Can't see us selling torres or gerrard tbh, this is just one of rafa's mind gamesHe has also asked for 80million transfer kitty this summer:w00t:God what a bloody mess, this all comes back to parry & moores not doing there homework when selling to the yanks,Shanks built liverpool, yanks destroyed it:x




    Shanks built liverpool, yanks destroyed it:x +1 :thumbsup:

    What I will find funny is if Liverpool win the Europa League (probable) and finish 4th (probably not) and Utd don't win the league (probable) , who will have had the most successful season?

    junkenstein73;8336262

    Can't see us selling torres or gerrard tbh, this is just one of rafa's … Can't see us selling torres or gerrard tbh, this is just one of rafa's mind gamesHe has also asked for 80million transfer kitty this summer:w00t:God what a bloody mess, this all comes back to parry & moores not doing there homework when selling to the yanks,Shanks built liverpool, yanks destroyed it:x



    It's not just Liverpool though I'd say 75% of football clubs are in exactly the same predicament.

    greg_68;8336306

    It's not just Liverpool though I'd say 75% of football clubs are in … It's not just Liverpool though I'd say 75% of football clubs are in exactly the same predicament.



    true, how many more portsmouth's will we see in the coming years

    greg_68;8336298

    What I will find funny is if Liverpool win the Europa League (probable) … What I will find funny is if Liverpool win the Europa League (probable) and finish 4th (probably not) and Utd don't win the league (probable) , who will have had the most successful season?



    United obviously, they will finish 3rd minimum in the league guaranteeing Champions League football, won the fizzy drink cup and got beaten by a decent team at the knockout stage of Champs League. Not even comparable with where Liverpool are even if they do win the Wooden Spoon Competition.

    Whatever way round you cut it, all the other top clubs are hoping Rafa stays on.

    2 cups won on penalties, a 2nd place in the league, few 3rd places and they're gonna have to pay up his contract if they want to get rid - not much of a return for the supposedly long term investments made by the club, and we're talking about vast sums of money going out of the club.

    If Liverpool finish below 4th, Gerrard and Torres will most likely want away. Gerrard to Chelsea as they love a 30ish superstar, Barcelona will take Rooney off Man Utd, making Real Madrid go out and splash a load of cash on Torres as their statement of intent.

    robtallica;8336346

    Whatever way round you cut it, all the other top clubs are hoping Rafa … Whatever way round you cut it, all the other top clubs are hoping Rafa stays on.2 cups won on penalties, a 2nd place in the league, few 3rd places and they're gonna have to pay up his contract if they want to get rid - not much of a return for the supposedly long term investments made by the club, and we're talking about vast sums of money going out of the club.If Liverpool finish below 4th, Gerrard and Torres will most likely want away. Gerrard to Chelsea as they love a 30ish superstar, Barcelona will take Rooney off Man Utd, making Real Madrid go out and splash a load of cash on Torres as their statement of intent.



    Rollocks:w00t:

    Torres as ex captain and icon at altetico would never go to real, would be like carragher going to united:thumbsup:

    robtallica;8336346

    Whatever way round you cut it, all the other top clubs are hoping Rafa … Whatever way round you cut it, all the other top clubs are hoping Rafa stays on.2 cups won on penalties, a 2nd place in the league, few 3rd places and they're gonna have to pay up his contract if they want to get rid - not much of a return for the supposedly long term investments made by the club, and we're talking about vast sums of money going out of the club.If Liverpool finish below 4th, Gerrard and Torres will most likely want away. Gerrard to Chelsea as they love a 30ish superstar, Barcelona will take Rooney off Man Utd, making Real Madrid go out and splash a load of cash on Torres as their statement of intent.



    if gerrad was to go i dont think it wud be to another prem league team

    junkenstein73;8336359

    Rollocks:w00t:Torres as ex captain and icon at altetico would never go to … Rollocks:w00t:Torres as ex captain and icon at altetico would never go to real, would be like carragher going to united:thumbsup:



    Ok then, might be Barca instead - but you know how hard it is to keep your best players nowadays, and you know that 5/6th is a major possibility.

    Chidda;8336386

    if gerrad was to go i dont think it wud be to another prem league team



    I was trying to think of a club that would have the funds and fit the profile. If not Chelsea, maybe Inter Milan.

    with reina just signing for 6 years, i think he must have been given reasurances about our financial future,

    Time will tell i guess

    junkenstein73;8336424

    with reina just signing for 6 years, i think he must have been given … with reina just signing for 6 years, i think he must have been given reasurances about our financial future,Time will tell i guess



    Don't get me wrong, would hate to see those 2 players leave Liverpool for Spain. I suppose with your club still having such a rich history, they might be persuaded to stay with as you say, (maybe) promise of even more investment.

    I'm probably just a bitter hammer, and I'm too used to our best players leaving for several decades :w00t:

    Don't think he would sell just think it's another pop at the yanks if they want to go then it's a different matter

    goonertillidie;8336184

    couldnt agree more,i like liverpool but think the fat waiter has to go



    Agree!
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