Transfer Talk
Transfer Talk
Aug 28, 2020
Is Messi set for City, can Lampard's new look Chelsea challenge & will James & Rodrigo succeed in PL?
1 hr 7 min
After another dramatic week in Barcelona, host Pete Graves is joined by Dharmesh Sheth and ESPN football expert Julien Laurens to discuss what the future may hold for Lionel Messi after he asked to leave the club (03:51). They analyse the finances behind a possible exit from the Nou Camp and whether a reunion with Pep Guardiola at Manchester City is the next step for the Argentina forward (16:43). Chelsea continue to spend, and with more expected through the door, the panel debate whether Frank Lampard’s new look side could challenge for the Premier League title this coming season (26:22). Spanish football expert Terry Gibson joins the show to assess Everton’s move for Real Madrid attacking midfielder James Rodriguez and Leeds’ deal to sign Valencia striker Rodrigo (42:06). Plus, there’s news from Manchester United, Arsenal, Tottenham, Crystal Palace, Wolves and Celtic (59:41) as well as Pete’s final thought on former Newcastle striker Luuk De Jong (1:04:37).
Blood Red: The Liverpool FC Podcast
Blood Red: The Liverpool FC Podcast
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Poetry in Motion: Curtis takes the Trent route as Schuurs impresses on audition and fans get set for Anfield return
Joint top of the Premier League and qualification to the Champions League last 16 signed, sealed and delivered – and all against the backdrop of a genuine injury crisis that sees nine first-team players currently sidelined. Little wonder, then, that the latest Poetry in Motion podcast, hosted as ever by Neil Fitzmaurice and featuring regular guests Dan Kay and Joe Rimmer, kicks off with a tribute to Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool side. The controversial draw at Brighton last weekend may have prevented the defending champions going clear at the summit of the Premier League, but spirits were lifted by the hard-fought and immensely enjoyable Champions League win over Ajax. Like most of our podcasts this week – and we make no excuse for this – Fitzy, Dan and Joe wax lyrical about Curtis Jones, applaud the character shown by Neco Williams, and wonder whether Caoimhin Kelleher should not only keep his place against Wolves this weekend, but actually be now considered Alisson’s number two. The aforementioned injury crisis is giving the likes of Kelleher, Williams and Jones more of a chance but the Reds do still look light at centre-back – despite the remarkable form of Fabinho – and Fitzy looks at some of the defenders who could be on Klopp’s radar next month and in particular Ajax youngster Perr Schuurs, who impressed at Anfield on Tuesday night. Speaking of Anfield, Liverpool will be able to welcome back 2,000 supporters for Sunday’s visit of Wolves, but Dan explains why, despite being a season-ticket holder, he decided against putting his name down for a ticket in the ballot, which leads into a discussion about what is, along with the lack of full or even half-full grounds at the moment, rubbish about football at the moment. Enjoy. Watch and subscribe to our Blood Red videos on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/BloodRedLiverpoolFC Join our Blood Red podcast group on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1656599847979758/ Visit the Liverpool ECHO website: https://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/all-about/liverpool-fc The Liverpool Echo sends a twice-daily Liverpool FC bulletin out via email with the all latest news, views and analysis from Anfield. Sign up for this service here: https://communicatoremail.com/F/QvfUCndgGDRHFbKqw0Z7Ip/ Download our Liverpool FC app for free: Apple – https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/lfc-echo/id1255495425 Android – https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.mirror.liverpoolfc
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