Transfer Window Review: Liverpool
Liverpool Football Club is delighted to announce the signing of Frenchman Mamadou Sakho from Paris Saint-Germain. pic.twitter.com/J0CbquFFT6
— Liverpool FC (@LFC) September 2, 2013
Five word review: It’s definitely Rodgers’ squad now.
In: Mamadou Sakho (Paris St-Germain, £18m), Iago Aspas (Celta Vigo, £9m), Simon Mignolet (Sunderland, £9m), Luis Alberto (Seville, £6.8m), Tiago Ilori (Sporting Lisbon, £7m), Kolo Touré (Manchester City, Free), Aly Cissokho (Valencia, Loan), Victor Moses (Chelsea, loan).
Out: Andy Carroll (West Ham, £15.5m), Stewart Downing (West Ham, £6m), Jonjo Shelvey (Swansea, £5m rising to £6m), Tyrell Belford (Swindon, Free), Peter Gulasci (Red Bull Salzburg, Free), Jamie Stephens (Newport, Free), Danny Wilson (Hearts, Free), Conor Coady (Sheffield United, Loan), Henoc Mukendi (Partick Thistle, Loan), Michael Ngoo (Yeovil, Loan), Pepe Reina (Napoli, Loan), Jack Robinson (Blackpool, Loan), Suso (Almeria, Loan), Jay Spearing (Bolton, £2m), Oussame Assaidi (Stoke, Loan), Fabio Borini (Sunderland, Loan).
Released: Jamie Carragher.
– Kept hold of Luis Suarez.
– Signed a much needed quality centre-back.
– Shifted some of the flops.
– Took a big hit shifting the flops.
– Perhaps lacking another quality defender unless Toure finds his Arsenal form or Ilori steps up.