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Offline Ads

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Re: January Transfer Window
« Reply #630 on: January 12, 2018, 06:55:24 PM »
Marko Grujic is what a mate has text me. Never heard of him but supposedly plays for Liverpool.

I mentioned him the other day. Scousers up here reckon we want him on loan. He's a big holding player apparently.

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Re: January Transfer Window
« Reply #631 on: January 12, 2018, 08:19:00 PM »
Grujic looks more use than Fabreeze. Not sure where a 20 year old centre half is going to fit in, unless it's so cheap it will allow us to sell Elphick

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Re: January Transfer Window
« Reply #632 on: January 12, 2018, 09:47:39 PM »
Doesn't seem like the worse idea if we can kill two birds with one stone (being cover at CB and at DM, though I still don't really get why we need further cover in the latter provided we rotate Whelan/Jedinak properly.) Presumably, he won't be on very much at his age/level of first-team experience either.

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Re: January Transfer Window
« Reply #633 on: January 12, 2018, 10:38:09 PM »
Tuanzebe is very highly rated there. He played in a few games for them end of last season in the premier league and looked comfortable.

Seems Elphick is going to get sold even though he's finally found some form and Terry is only back from injury and no guarentee he won't pick up another so we certainly need another CB in the mix.


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Re: January Transfer Window
« Reply #634 on: January 12, 2018, 11:00:47 PM »
We need forwards though. Realistically if we loan Elphick out and sign this lad I see us as weaker for it, rather than stronger. If we sell Elphick and it allowed us to sign a couple of forwards, Ulloa and a pace option, then I am less worried.

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Re: January Transfer Window
« Reply #635 on: January 12, 2018, 11:19:21 PM »
Marko Grujic is what a mate has text me. Never heard of him but supposedly plays for Liverpool.

I mentioned him the other day. Scousers up here reckon we want him on loan. He's a big holding player apparently.

Pointless signing in an area of the pitch where we have plenty of options

Selling Elphick at this time is idiotic, likely he will play and play well tomorrow v Forest

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Re: January Transfer Window
« Reply #636 on: January 13, 2018, 12:13:00 AM »
Grujic seems to have a half decent pedigree, worth a punt i guess if he can put some youthful energy in that midfield.. Tuanzebe meh, don't see the point of signing kids that have done nothing however promising. If we sell elphick, get an injury and he can't cope, then we're back to square one. I can only imagine they're hoping elphick being sold can finance a loan up front and are prepared to risk it.

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Re: January Transfer Window
« Reply #637 on: January 13, 2018, 12:37:56 AM »
It's not the right hand side we need to bolster, it's the left. Taylor is not good enough and Hutton, bless him, is one wild swing away with the wrong foot from fucking up.
Why is Bruce so right-wing?

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Re: January Transfer Window
« Reply #638 on: January 13, 2018, 07:24:25 AM »
let's keep politics out of football please.

Offline Fred Crump

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Re: January Transfer Window
« Reply #639 on: January 13, 2018, 08:11:11 AM »
let's keep politics out of football please.
Agreed, so please, no more of this Marxist propaganda masquerading as talk of gaining 'momentum' !

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Re: January Transfer Window
« Reply #640 on: January 13, 2018, 08:39:47 AM »
I would prefer to keep Elphick! If Axel is to come then it should be as back up to Terry/Samba and not as Elphick's replacement. I think we have ample CB cover with our many RB players without Axel. Priority should be a left back and possibly a forward as back up to Hogan and Davis, with Kodjia out injured.

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Re: January Transfer Window
« Reply #641 on: January 13, 2018, 09:25:16 AM »
I suppose it would be too much to ask to hope we are looking at loan signings that suit our  style of play and fit into the system we play rather than blindly getting a couple of loans in out of desperation. Oh I think i've answered my own question there.

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Re: January Transfer Window
« Reply #642 on: January 13, 2018, 09:26:13 AM »
We could do with a couple more right backs, just to be on the safe side.

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Re: January Transfer Window
« Reply #643 on: January 13, 2018, 09:28:19 AM »
Elphick has only had three decent games since he's been here
the first one and the last two

if we can get any money for him and free up his wages I'd let him go he's not good enough to keep

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Re: January Transfer Window
« Reply #644 on: January 13, 2018, 09:28:27 AM »
I suppose it would be too much to ask to hope we are looking at loan signings that suit our  style of play and fit into the system we play rather than blindly getting a couple of loans in out of desperation. Oh I think i've answered my own question there.




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