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Alisson Becker

Kieran Maguire has stated that Liverpool must spend a significant fee to sign a quality goalkeeper this summer. Maguire, who is a football finance expert, believes that doing so would enable us to become solid title contenders in the upcoming campaign.

Last season’s Champions League heartbreak continues to be a fresh wound for us. Although it is great to see an end to the Loris Karius blame game, it goes without saying that Liverpool must sign a new goalkeeper this summer. After months of hard work, everything was undone due to two blunders committed by Karius in goal and going forward, we must avoid a similar situation at all costs.

Jan Oblak

For now, we have been linked with the likes of Alisson Becker and Jan Oblak but both players would command a colossal transfer fee. To be fair, it does make sense to splash the cash on either of the two. Becker and Oblak are currently one of the best goalkeepers in the business and Liverpool must pounce at the opportunity.

Maguire seems to agree with the same. Speaking to StarSport, the financial maestro begins by saying that Klopp will have funds to shell out after the money raised through Philippe Coutinho’s sale to Barcelona.

Speaking about the goalkeeper situation, Maguire said:

“We’ve already seen that they struck early in the transfer window, so they’ve already spent about £80m and the good thing for Klopp is that he can easily spend that again.

“Klopp will be backed by the board because of the money he has made them through [Philippe] Coutinho and the Champions League final.

Read more: Liverpool turn attention to Serie A keeper as Alisson’s alternative – report

“If they want a serious attempt at the Premier League this season they need a new goalkeeper that can earn them 10-12 points a season like David De Gea does for [Manchester] United.”

Well, it remains to be seen if we actually end up spending money to sign either Oblak or Alisson but if we do, suffice to say that we will be a force to reckon with next season.

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Liverpool equal two more records after their impressive 2-0 win over Fulham

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Liverpool don’t seem to be the same team from last season, despite boasting an unbeaten record in the Premier League.

The Reds beat Fulham 2-0 to make it 30 points from 12 games, and are just two behind Manchester City who lead the table.

Our attack hasn’t blitzed the opposition like last season, but the numbers suggest this has been an amazing start to the Premier League campaign.

Ian Doyle wrote for the Liverpool Echo about the latest game and claimed that we have matched our best points tally after 12 games.

Doyle further claimed that our goal difference of +18 was the best in terms of Premier League seasons.

Our attack might not be firing on all cylinders but our defence has been exceptional so far. Alisson kept yet another clean sheet on Sunday, and we also equalled the record for clean sheets from 1977-78 and 1978-79.

James Milner scores for Liverpool against Arsenal

In fact, our defence has been the reason why we have done so well this season. We barely seem to concede and Virgil van Dijk has been an exceptional purchase, alongside Alisson.

The pair combined well to start an attack against the Cottagers on Sunday. Van Dijk signalled Alisson to take a free-kick early, and that resulted in Mohamed Salah opening the scoring for the Reds.

The Reds haven’t been that great in the Champions League, and we need to ensure our qualification into the next round.

Read more: “Hopefully they can win the Premier League” – Former Liverpool star urges club to break Premier League duck

Liverpool play Watford after the international break and take on Paris Saint-Germain away a few days later.

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“I can’t believe it”, “Shocked” – Some Liverpool fans unsure about Mohamed Salah’s choice of T-shirt

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Mohamed Salah is one of the biggest stars in football. The Egyptian has grown in stature since his move to Liverpool from AS Roma last season, and helped Liverpool to a Champions League final too.

The former Roma star is also one of the most recognisable faces in the world, and there have been murals, statues and paintings celebrating the success of the Liverpool attacker.

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that the player wants a bit of privacy and Salah tweeted an image of him travelling “incognito”.

The player wearing a Balaclava would not have been much of a problem, but many fans didn’t like his choice of shirt.

The Egyptian wore a “Project-Playboy” shirt and while we cannot say what his intentions were by sporting the shirt, some of the fans questioned his taste, while others some supported him.

Read more: Liverpool handed incredible home record after 2-0 win over Fulham

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“I want to help the team” – Liverpool star wants to continue helping team after impressive performance against Fulham

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Xherdan Shaqiri of Liverpool

Xherdan Shaqiri isn’t concerned about how many goals he scores and wants to help Liverpool do well. The Swiss star started in our 2-0 win over Fulham and scored a wonderful volley after Mohamed Salah opened the scoring.

The 26-year-old was pleased with his finish and told Liverpool’s website:

“The [kind of] impact is not so important for me. I want to help the team.

“When it’s with a goal or assist, it’s always good for the team. I came in the summer to help this team go forward and make the process better.

“I’m very happy with my performances, I just have to keep going like this and train hard every day. I hope we keep going until the end like this.”

Although the former Stoke City star hasn’t started many games for Liverpool, the stats are pretty decent for the 26-year-old.

The attacker already has two goals and three assists from four starts, and his performances should put forward his case of starting more games.

The Swiss attacker was the cheapest transfer we made in the summer, but he looks a quality purchase now.

Read more: “Start him every match” – Some Liverpool fans want star to start every game after impressing against Fulham

Jurgen Klopp changed his formation to fit Shaqiri into the starting XI against Fulham. However, the Swiss star was the X Factor in our win over the Cottagers, and hopefully, he keeps getting the starts after the international break too.

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