Don Hutchison reacts to Milner’s Liverpool move, has message for Tottenham boss

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Don Hutchison says that both Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur need to sign strikers in the summer transfer window.

Don Hutchison has taken to social networking site Twitter to give his reaction to Liverpool's signing of James Milner.

Milner will join the Merseyside outfit next month when his current contract with Premier League rivals Manchester City runs out.

The England international midfielder won two Premier League titles, an FA Cup and the League Cup during his five years at City.

The former Leeds United star is a versatile player and is able to play in central midfield or out wide.

If Brendan Rodgers opts for a 4-3-3 formation, then Milner is likely to feature alongside Emre Can and Jordan Henderson in the midfield-three.

If the Liverpool manager plays a ‘diamond’, then the 29-year-old could be deployed on either wing.

Liverpool already have two wide players in youngsters Lazar Markovic and Jordon Ibe, and former Reds midfielder Hutchison questions Liverpool’s decision to sign Milner when Rodgers had those options.

In doing so, Hutchison has highlighted an area where both Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur need to strength.

Hutchison does make a very valid point about both Liverpool and Tottenham’s need to reinforce their attack.

The Reds have three strikers who are either out of form or not up to standard - Rickie Lambert, Mario Balotelli and Fabio Borini.

England international striker Daniel Sturridge is superb when in form, but he was injured for a large chunk of the 2014-15 season.

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has a similar problem with his strikers. Spain international Roberto Soldado has been woeful over the past two years, while former Arsenal star Emmanuel Adebayor is simply not good enough.

Harry Kane is the best striker in the Spurs squad at the moment, but he will need support in the 2015-16 campaign.

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