Liverpool’s real-world season is mildly disappointing, with inexplicable losses to relegation candidates and an inability to deliver the spectacle of last year. My virtual campaign with the same team also started rough, with a 5-0 loss at Manchester United. I then had three consecutive games at Anfield and won them all, using a more conservative approach while giving more freedom to Salah and Firmino. I am now in third place before the World Cup, thinking about potential transfer targets for the January window.
Meanwhile, Thiago is injured for 2 months, Gomez and Matip are underperforming, the fans are only slowly warming up to me as a manager, and Alexander-Arnold shows signs that he might want to leave for PSG. New signing Darwin Nunez is very unhappy with his limited playing time and my attempts at mollifying him have only made things worse.
Football Manager 2023 is developed by Sports Interactive and published by SEGA. I played the P… (read more)