Liverpool are shooting themselves in the foot with their transfer policy

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Should this starlet have chosen Liverpool over Chelsea?

Date: 4th February 2014 at 6:56pm
Written by Christy Malyan

Last month, Liverpool were beaten to yet another priority transfer target as Mohamed Salah rejected an Anfield move in favour of joining Premier League title hunters Chelsea. According to Reds chief Ian Ayre, the Mersyside outfit were willing to meet FC Basel's £11million asking price, but the Egyptian international made his intentions of a West London switch abundantly clear amid negotiations. You can certainly understand the decision. Why move to a club that hasn't featured in the Champions League since the 2009/10 campaign when you could join a side that claimed the European title just 18 months ago? Why join a Liverpool side gunning for fourth place when you could team up with a Chelsea squad who have the Premier League title in their cross hairs? But considering the vast contrast in fortunes of youngsters on Merseyside in comparison to those at Stamford Bridge, has the 21 year-old made the right decision in joining the Blues, or will it be one he soon comes to regret? Jose Mourinho has been quick to point out Manchester City's failure to abide by the Financial Fair Play laws this week following news of their £52million loss in 2013, dubbing the Etihad outfit's take on proceedings as 'dodgy FFP', although he didn't name the Citizens outright as ... Read More


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