Liverpool fans in the Football Transfer Tavern aren’t particularly enjoying their side’s 2017 so far, with the Reds slipping even further behind the Premier League leaders Chelsea at the weekend.
Jurgen Klopp’s side’s surprise 3-2 defeat by a struggling Swansea side at Anfield on Saturday was followed up by the Blues beating Hull 2-0 at Stamford Bridge on Sunday, meaning the gap between the top title hopefuls is now 10 points with 16 matches of the season left to play – the supporters standing at the bar fear it is an advantage their side won’t be able to overturn.
The Merseyside outfit appear to be struggling without influential forward Sadio Mane, who is currently representing Senegal at the African Cup of Nations.
One of his replacements in the starting XI, Daniel Sturridge, has struggled to make an impact since the start of the month and has scored just six goals in 18 appearances in all competitions for the Reds this term – a disappointing return that has often been discussed by the tavern regulars.
According to the Mirror, via the Sun podcast, former Arsenal and England striker Ian Wright believes the 27-year-old should leave the club and make a move to a top European side – such as French giants Paris Saint-Germain – in order to reignite his career – the landlord is beginning to feel as though it could be the best move for both parties too.
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