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Liverpool Boss Has Wasted £30m In One Year: Fair Comment or Rubbish?

This source doesn’t beat around the bush!

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Over the last year, Rafael Benitez has wasted a huge chunk of the club’s money on transfers that, for whatever reason, just didn’t work out. With news that Liverpool have reportedly accepted a £4.3m bid from Napoli for left-back Andrea Dossena, this money-wasting trend seems set to continue.

I think we can all agree that last summer was an utter disaster for when it came to transfers. In total, Benitez spent approximately £37m on the following players:

Robbie Keane – £20m
Albert Riera – £8m
Andrea Dossena – £7m
David N’gog – £1.5m
Philip Degen – Free

From the above, Albert Riera was the only worthy buy from last summer. Keane was subbed/on the bench for 28 of his 33 appearances and completely mismanaged by Benitez; Dossena had two good games all season; N’gog is destined for the scrapheap (how many young players have made it as first team regulars under Benitez?); and Philip Degen – even though he was free – has been a complete waste of space. (Liverpool-Kop.com)

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