The Case For The Defence

Don’t know whether there is any truth to it but Bild reported that they may have an option to buy.

I hope not, given his performances.

You’re missing out Natty Phillips btw. He’s been recalled.

Never seen that reported anywhere else, and it’s Bild, grain of salt, and all that.

1 Like

As was Rhys Williams

Alisson/Kelleher
TAA/Bradley
Matip/Konate
Gomez
VvD/Quansah
Robbo/Tsimikas

When all are back from injury there is no real issue with the defense.Matip will i think be off in the summer so a replacement will be needed to cover for what will be a huge loss.

Depending on the manager , I do think Trent will shift to midfield.

In some areas of the game , we’ve been better with Bradley as a RB. Still doesn’t mean we would need a RB as Ramsay is highly rated as well and there’s Gomez.

I do think that we need a Left Legged CB who can fill in as a LB though.

https://twitter.com/Squawka/status/1775889811724701948

1 Like

That shows the importance Klopp gives to a team able to impose itself physically, also in the air. Our physical dominance in games is the foundation for the whole rest.

1 Like

Bit surprised with Konate, expected his success to be higher.

In other words, it tells a lot about our overall quality, playing high, pressing and as a result of that, opposition going long against us.

1 Like

It is absolutely key for the way we play. The easiest out for a defender getting pressed is to just pump the ball down the line. If we cannot reliably win that ball the whole system falls apart you just offer them an easy and productive way to bypass the press.

It was what Klopp thought was one of the biggest issues we had when he first got here, hence going after Matip that first summer.

1 Like

The oppositions big guy always plays on the opposite side to where Virg is and that could be the reason why

1 Like