Liverpool supporters in the Transfer Tavern are relishing their side’s trip to Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Saturday, what with the Reds heading into the encounter off the back of battering Watford 5-0 in their last league outing.
Jurgen Klopp’s men were the only team in the top eight in league action last time out due to FA Cup commitments, and the Merseysiders certainly made the most of it to move seven points clear of fifth place Chelsea in the race for a top four spot. Mohamed Salah was again the man of the moment for the Reds with four goals in the win, while Roberto Firmino added the other to seal a routine victory for Klopp’s side, and one that moved them above Tottenham into third place in the Premier League table.
Subsequently, there have been many thrilled Liverpudlians in the Tavern in recent times, several of whom are hoping their side can continue their fine run with victory at Selhurst Park tomorrow, a victory which would move them up to second in the division for a few hours at least.
In the meantime though, there has been much for our resident Reds fans to get their teeth into, not least recent reports suggesting that Watford may have to sell reported Liverpool target Abdoulaye Doucoure this summer.
The 25-year-old has enjoyed a fine campaign at Vicarage Road this term in netting seven goals and laying on three assists for the Hornets, thus helping Javi Gracia’s men to 11th place in the division with just seven matches to go.
And his fine efforts have reportedly attracted the interest of Klopp’s Liverpool, amongst others, and were Doucoure to indeed make the move to Anfield this summer, here are TWO stars that would surely have no future at the club…