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A new tactical age for Liverpool, a diamond midfield?

Almost every article written about Brendan Rodgers inevitably uses the word “philosophy”, which is associated with his “passing football”, “possession” and often, his insistence on a 4-3-3 formation that served him so well at Swansea City. Yet the current Liverpool … Continue reading

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Liverpool Don’t Need £15million Joe Allen

Matt Stanger of F365 makes a very valid point with regards to the £15million Liverpool are apparently willing to pay for Swansea’s midfielder Joe Allen.

While I’ve previously likened the young Wales international’s playing style (not quality) to Andres Iniesta, I fully agree with Stanger’s argument in this article: the money can be better spent elsewhere and there are already other current Liverpool players capable of buying into Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers’ playing philosophy. 

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