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Andy Carroll was a loser from day one when he signed for Liverpool for £35m and while he is an old type centre forward comparisons with some of the greats such as Ian Rush were always going to made on a young player learning his trade.
West Ham United have completed the signing of England striker Carroll from Liverpool for £15m this week writing off £20m for the Reds.
Liverpool have moved quickly to secure the services of Sevilla forward Luis Albero who is scheduled to arrive on Merseyside on Friday for a medical ahead of a £6.8m move with the future of Luis Suarez still in the balance.
The Reds have also made significant progress to secure the services of Sunderland goalkeeper Simon Mignolet with a deal is on the brink after further talks between the two clubs.
A move is expected to be completed early next week following the signing of Kolo Toure from Manchester City on a free transfer. A £6.7m deal has been agreed in principle for Celta Vigo's Iago Aspas with Reds boss Brendan Rodgers top target Shakhtar Donetsk's Armenia midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan on the radar.