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5m deal for Arbeloa, while Barragán was a nominal signing as a teenager who was sold to Deportivo La Coruna for £680,000 (with the option to buy him back for £475,000 in 2008). Add their values together and you could say they cost the best part of £10m, when in true net terms they cost less than a quarter of that. So why were Liverpool bracketed with the real big spenders in England, given that Chelsea and Manchester United stood alone in terms of outlay? And why are other managers respected for what they achieve on limited budgets, but not Benítez?

However, the precise balance between managerial talent and quality footballers is impossible to measure, although there are some things that can be measured and that brings us back to money. It was never going to be the case that 2007 was a make-or-break summer for Liverpool, but it was certainly an important one, with the new owners determined to make the Reds more competitive across the board, and with Benítez clearly stoked up following defeat in Athens –– as if losing had driven him to new levels of determination.

Or switches his strikers around more than anyone else? As Gary McAllister said on Sky, Ferguson keeps a core of his players in the team at all times, something he felt Benítez never did. Surely this has to be the case? Well, McAllister couldn’t be wrong, and nor could every other single pundit who trots out the rotation mantra as fact. The truth is: it’s pure fiction. Whenever Jamie Carragher, Pepe Reina and Steven Gerrard were fit, they were almost always selected, at least up until the pre-Athens ‘ease off ’.

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