We can always tell when the Liverpool contingent pays us a visit at The Transfer Tavern, with spontaneous renditions of ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’ a regular occurrence when hosting the lads from the north west.
We love hosting the passionate bunch, and debate rages long into the night between fans and our landlord as to the direction of Liverpool’s season, as well as their future transfer targets.
As soon as the clock struck midnight on New Year’s Eve the debate took a new turn, with the transfer window open for business and everybody keen to make their claim as to who manager Jurgen Klopp should turn to this month.
The issue of the future of Philippe Coutinho was skirted around until brought to the attentions of our landlord, who raised the valid point that the Barcelona target could be on his way to Catalonia in the coming weeks.
Fans would love to keep the gifted midfielder, but the club would be mad not to accept a mega-money offer for the player for the following two reasons…