Michael Edwards praised for business that went under the radar at Liverpool

Liverpool sporting director Michael Edwards has been praised for some transfer business that largely went under the radar this deadline day.

The Reds got all their real business done when the official transfer window slammed shut on Monday, October 5.

Liverpool brought in a selection of players including midfielder Thiago Alcantara from Bayern Munich and striker Diogo Jota from Wolves.

But they needed to balance the books a bit before the domestic transfer window slammed shut on Friday, October 16 – and they did exactly that.

Harvey Elliott joined Blackburn for the season, while Ben Woodburn agreed terms with Blackpool for the campaign.

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But it was Harry Wilson's loan move to Cardiff City that really caught the eye.

The Reds earned a tidy £1.2million from the season-long loan deal, and also convinced the Championship outfit to pay Wilson's £60,000-a-week wages in full.

At the end of the season Liverpool will welcome a more experienced Wilson back to Anfield, who will be hoping to be in the first team mix under Jurgen Klopp.

Liverpool fans are understandably delighted with this latest piece of shrewd business from a sporting director known for delivering when it matters.

Liverpool take on Everton in the Merseyside derby this Saturday.

The Reds were thumped 7-2 by Aston Villa last time out and will be looking to bounce back by taking three points from rivals Everton.

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