Well we’ve already been linked quite heavily with the beanpole ‘goal machine’ that is Peter Crouch (again), and I for one would be pretty chuffed if we did sign him in the summer.
I feel he’d compliment Defoe’s game perfectly. Obviously he’s already been discussed to death so I’m more interested in talking about these next two to be honest.
What are the chances of making a move for the likes of Riise or Pennant though, and if they were available would we want to see them come here? Last time I checked (which admittedly was a while ago), I had thought those two had been among those rumoured to be leaving Liverpool in the summer, and their both players that I feel could add further quality to our squad.
Riise is solid in defence and has some great qualities going forward – the occasional rocket shot being testament to that.
With rumblings about big Sol leaving in the summer (possibly for Spain?), I feel we need to reinforce further to ensure our backline is as impressive as it has been this season.
Pennant doesn’t seem to have played that often this season, and is a player that is more than capable of putting in a good cross or four during a game…..something that for my money we have lacked this season.
Taylor used to be great at putting in the crosses, and perhaps GON to a lesser degree, and Kranjcar is capable of whipping them in but seems to cut inside more often than not these days. Utaka’s crossing ability? Don’t get me started….
So would we want to see any/all of these three if they were definitely up for grabs?
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