Failure to Recruit Alexis Sanchez So Biggest Regret Brendan Rodgers In Liverpool
Former Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has revealed he is very sorry when he failed to bring Alexis Sanchez from Barcelona in 2014 to Anfield Fansbetting99.com.
The Reds were looking for a world-class striker, after they lost the main spearhead Luis Suarez. The Uruguayan striker moved to Camp Nou for a fee of 75 million pounds, and Sanchez went on a replacement for El Pistolero.
After hopes soared, the reality did not match expectations where the Chile international striker prefers to join Arsenal. With reason, Sanchez did not want to be a medium of exchange in the transfer Suarez.
Failing to recruit qualified strikers, Rodgers got panic transfer situation by finally recruiting Rickie Lambert from Southampton and Mario Balotelli from AC Milan. And they have nothing to do with the Merseyside giants.
“We feel like Luis Suarez is about to move, and we need a world-class striker to be his successor,” said Rodgers’s regrets.
“We finished second in the league final by playing high-level football. The players feel flexible how they can play and then it’s about trying to make the next move. ”
“And for that we need a worthy replacement. And we are planning Sanchez to be a candidate for one of them. ”
Sanchez is approaching Manchester City
It may be true that the failure to bring Sanchez will be greatly regretted by the Reds, following the brilliant performance that the 28-year-old striker had shown with Arsenal. While inconsistent games continue to be shown The Reds under Rodgers, which makes the Irishman’s manager was fired in October 2015.
Sanchez is a type of player who is equipped with speed and skill, but this season he has made 18 opportunities for the Gunners in the Premier League.
But now the future of Sanchez with the London Cannon is unclear, where the expiry period will expire at the end of this season or more precisely June 2018. According to the current growing issue, Manchester City is a favorite to bring Sanchez even in the transfer market next winter. (Source: talkSPORT)