Originally Posted by Sasquatch76
I suggested KK spent a lot of money. He did.
You're (continually) saying it was money we recouped from player sales etc. I NEVER SAID OTHERWISE FFS.
Well this is what you said:
'Fact is, Kenny has had a lot of money made available to him'
He was told he had to sell to buy - so how was cash 'made available to him'? He had to find it himself.
The owners simply juggle a bit and we should consider that they have 'made money available'? Are our standards so low that we consider that 'making money available'? As opposed to what, if they had simply pocketed £80m from the club a few months after moving in?
Originally Posted by K-9
I assume the reference to injuries to key players is a comparison to Lucas and Gerrard. We haven't had a bad season injury wise though obviously Lucas was a huge loss. Rafa had probably as big injury issues in his final season, hell, Kenny had as well this time last year, remember Flanagan and Robinson having to be picked, Gerrard was out as well.
@The-Rigger, I can see what you are getting at, but I don't think the posters are getting at the clubs overall finances when they are questioning how £80 Million odd was spent on Carroll, Henderson, Downing and Adam.
Take the signings Rafa had in that region of money. Torres, Masch, Alonso, Aquillani and Riera.
That might be a bit unfair, Rafa signed Morientes, Garcia and Alonso for about £25-30 Million. One great, one grand and one a disaster for the club. It's early to tell for Kenny yet, Suarez, Enrique and Bellamy good, 4 others hardly inspiring.
Oh I agree that the signings thus far have been poor, overpriced and they seem to be a poor fit at the moment. That's frustrating and I'd like to know wtf is going on and why the left hand doesn't know what the right hand is doing.
However, no one should be overly surprised at the stagnation of the club league wise considering nothing has been injected into the squad for many years. We sold/loaned out about six midfielders in the past year or two (many of whom I wasn't fond of granted) and bought.. three?
I don't blame the owners for taking a wait and see approach - well hopefully that is what they have been doing as they find their feet and they will inject money into the squad or our youth system will provide which it has generally has failed to do thus far.
I expect the media to talk crap about how Liverpool continue to spend bucket loads of money and get nowhere, I expect fellow fans not to peddle it.