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Offline PeterWithesShin

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Glenn Whelan - SIGNED
« on: July 19, 2017, 07:08:10 PM »
As it looks all but done he gets his own thread.

The Telegraph reporting that an agreement between Stoke City and Aston Villa that could rise as high as 1.5m has been struck to take the 33-year-old to Villa Park in time for the new Championship season.
« Last Edit: July 20, 2017, 11:19:52 AM by Dave »

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Re: Glenn Whelan
« Reply #1 on: July 19, 2017, 07:09:33 PM »
FFS.

I just don't get what is on Bruce's mind at the moment.

oh, but welcome Glen etc, etc

Offline enigma

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Re: Glenn Whelan
« Reply #2 on: July 19, 2017, 07:14:30 PM »
He was a decent enough player a few years ago. He's 33 now though so not sure how much he has left to offer.

Don't tell me he has a 3 year contract as well?

Offline aj2k77

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Re: Glenn Whelan
« Reply #3 on: July 19, 2017, 07:15:45 PM »
Another shit one. Can't see Bruce lasting beyond December.

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Re: Glenn Whelan
« Reply #4 on: July 19, 2017, 07:17:16 PM »
I'd have preferred to have seen Tshibola given a chance as cover for Jedinak but welcome anyway and good luck.

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Re: Glenn Whelan
« Reply #5 on: July 19, 2017, 07:17:26 PM »
Just been searching for the YouTube Glen Whelan highlights, there ain't any 😳

Offline exigo

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Re: Glenn Whelan
« Reply #6 on: July 19, 2017, 07:19:09 PM »
We've lurched from spunking vast amounts of cash on the likes of Hogan and McCormack to this. I'm yearning for a manager like Jokanović at Fulham or Smith at Brentford who could unearth a few future stars for a few quid.

Oh yeah, welcome and all that.

Offline Matt Collins

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Re: Glenn Whelan
« Reply #7 on: July 19, 2017, 07:24:12 PM »
Did we need cover for Jedinak? 100% yes - we're so vulnerable when he's out

There is no other player in the squad who could do this, except maybe Lyden. Tshibola can't. And I don't think Lansbury offers enough protection.

He played 30 times for a pretty decent premie league team last year

The negativity about EVERYTHING is starting to piss me off a bit to be honest

Offline Matt Collins

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Re: Glenn Whelan
« Reply #8 on: July 19, 2017, 07:25:45 PM »
We've lurched from spunking vast amounts of cash on the likes of Hogan and McCormack to this. I'm yearning for a manager like Jokanović at Fulham or Smith at Brentford who could unearth a few future stars for a few quid.

Oh yeah, welcome and all that.

Yeah why didn't we go in for that James bree or Jacob bedeau? Or give green a chance? Or get that Sam Johnstone from Man Utd?

Fucking Bruce. Every poster on here is a better manager

Offline LukeJames

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Re: Glenn Whelan
« Reply #9 on: July 19, 2017, 07:29:21 PM »
Q) How do you make a one dimensional, flat, ponderous midfield even more one dimensional, flat and ponderous?

A) By signing Glenn Whealan.

He's well and truly putting his stamp on the club now, unfortunately too many people have already brought into it.

Offline Matt Collins

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Re: Glenn Whelan
« Reply #10 on: July 19, 2017, 07:31:13 PM »
Q) How do you make a one dimensional, flat, ponderous midfield even more one dimensional, flat and ponderous?

A) By signing Glenn Whealan.

He's well and truly putting his stamp on the club now, unfortunately too many people have already brought into it.

Or maybe

Q) How do you ensure the midfield doesn't crumble when Jedinak is out, while also allowing Lansbury and / or hourihane to concentrate on what we bought them for?


Offline Big Dick Edwards

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Re: Glenn Whelan
« Reply #11 on: July 19, 2017, 07:32:00 PM »
Still a regular for Ireland, isn't he? Can't be that bad a buy for the Championship if he is.

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Re: Glenn Whelan
« Reply #12 on: July 19, 2017, 07:32:07 PM »
He scored the goal that left me in possibly the most foul mood I've ever been in after the football.

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Re: Glenn Whelan
« Reply #13 on: July 19, 2017, 07:33:44 PM »
He scored the goal that left me in possibly the most foul mood I've ever been in after the football.

RDM for me.

Offline LukeJames

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Re: Glenn Whelan
« Reply #14 on: July 19, 2017, 07:35:23 PM »
Q) How do you make a one dimensional, flat, ponderous midfield even more one dimensional, flat and ponderous?

A) By signing Glenn Whealan.

He's well and truly putting his stamp on the club now, unfortunately too many people have already brought into it.

Or maybe

Q) How do you ensure the midfield doesn't crumble when Jedinak is out, while also allowing Lansbury and / or hourihane to concentrate on what we bought them for?

What exactly did we buy them for?