26 Mar 2017

Legend insists: Klopp should sign 'brilliant' £40m star who's desperate for 'Liverpool' transfer. Agree?

It seems everyone and their dog wants Liverpool to sign one of Manchester City's unwanted players this summer.

In recent months, Jamie Carragher, Harry Redknapp, Stan Collymore, and Jamie Redknapp have all urged Jurgen Klopp to sign Hart, and Arsenal legend Ray Parlour has now jumped on the bandwagon. Speaking to TalkSport this week, he noted:

"I can see him [Hart] definitely coming back to England, but not right at the top level, not to Chelsea, Manchester United or Tottenham. Liverpool would be a good fit for him, but other than that you're looking at a mid-table side."

Clearly, Parlour thinks that Liverpool are not 'right at the top level' anymore, and given the club's recent history, it's hard to argue otherwise. That said, Man Utd are also not at the top level, and like the Reds, they've been in decline for several years. But, I digress...

Last month, Italian newspaper TuttoSport claimed that liverpool held talks with Man City about the possibility of signing Hart this summer, with Sky Sports further claiming:

"Joe Hart is keen on a return to the Premier League, and has told friends he would jump at the chance to join Liverpool"

As argued several times before, I'm totally against this transfer, but it's starting to feel like there's an unseen force inexorably pushing Hart towards Anfield *shudder*. Hart's record for Torino this season is increasingly poor:

* 46 goals conceded in 29 games (One every 56 mins)

* 6 clean sheets (One every 435 minutes).

To put this into perspective: average Prem goalkeepers like Heurelho Gomes, and Wayne Hennesey have exactly the same minutes-per-goal conceded ratio this season. Simon Mignolet, on the other hand, concedes a goal every 79 minutes, and that's *with* Liverpool's dodgy defence in front of him.

Hart also made two mistakes that led directly to goals against Inter Milan last Saturday, which shows that he hasn't progressed from Euro 2016, when his errors played a big part in England being dumped out of the competition.

* Hart: Described by Gareth Southgate as 'brilliant'. £40m-rated .


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