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Author Topic: John McGinn - signed  (Read 145193 times)

Offline Risso

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Re: John McGinn - signed
« Reply #1590 on: November 20, 2019, 05:15:53 PM »
I think if you were offered silly money for Mings and McGinn, you'd be able to replace them without too much bother.  Grealish is different though, I don't think we'll see his like at Villa again, he's a once in a generation sort of player.

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Re: John McGinn - signed
« Reply #1591 on: November 20, 2019, 05:32:18 PM »
I think if you were offered silly money for Mings and McGinn, you'd be able to replace them without too much bother.  Grealish is different though, I don't think we'll see his like at Villa again, he's a once in a generation sort of player.

Fair comment Riss, I’d agree with that, which makes progression on the football front vital for the club as ultimately someone with Grealish talent could command silly money and silly wages within the next 18 months.

Offline ChicagoLion

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Re: John McGinn - signed
« Reply #1592 on: November 20, 2019, 09:32:54 PM »
I think if you were offered silly money for Mings and McGinn, you'd be able to replace them without too much bother.  Grealish is different though, I don't think we'll see his like at Villa again, he's a once in a generation sort of player.
I agree, obviously Southgate doesn’t.
I do not think England produces this sort of player too often, closest thing to Gascoine I have seen.
Not saying he is or will be as good but i do see similarities.

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Re: John McGinn - signed
« Reply #1593 on: November 21, 2019, 10:53:20 AM »
Grealish's absence is similar to Sid's lack of call-ups.

I wouldn't sell McGinn, he's far too good to easily replace.

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Re: John McGinn - signed
« Reply #1594 on: November 21, 2019, 10:58:39 AM »
Grealish's absence is similar to Sid's lack of call-ups.

I wouldn't sell McGinn, he's far too good to easily replace.

Agree.  All players are sold / leave at some point.  The trick is to do it at the right time, be that because the player is just beyond their peak and you can still get decent money, or because you have a ready made replacement that is at least as good and will cost you less. 

At the moment, I don't care how much money we might get for Jack or McGinn, because selling them would completely burst the bubble on the fan / player good vibes and buying a replacement would be nigh on impossible.

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Re: John McGinn - signed
« Reply #1595 on: November 21, 2019, 01:54:42 PM »
Where does SJM play for Scotland.
Surely we should be pushing him up the pitch as he is one of a few players that might actually score.

Offline Demitri_C

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Re: John McGinn - signed
« Reply #1596 on: November 22, 2019, 07:25:04 AM »
We don't usually say it as we tend to pay over the odds but mcginn has to be one of our biggest ever bargains. A real gem.

I think he may go for big money next summer if one of the big boys comes calling .

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Re: John McGinn - signed
« Reply #1597 on: November 22, 2019, 07:51:01 AM »
If we stay up this season (which we will), with our owners we will be one of the big boys.

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Re: John McGinn - signed
« Reply #1598 on: November 22, 2019, 08:37:16 AM »
If we stay up this season (which we will), with our owners we will be one of the big boys.

Every indication is that they're being cautious this season, then when we stay up it's stratosphere time

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Re: John McGinn - signed
« Reply #1599 on: November 23, 2019, 10:04:49 AM »
If we stay up this season (which we will), with our owners we will be one of the big boys.

Every indication is that they're being cautious this season, then when we stay up it's stratosphere time


It's the staying up bit that is key, and if their caution sends us down, then it's another year wasted and having to completely rebuild.

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Re: John McGinn - signed
« Reply #1600 on: November 23, 2019, 01:29:11 PM »
For club and country, McGinn has scored as many goals this season as Lionel Messi.

(I'm just posting this before the latter, inevitably, scores today).

Offline Neil Hawkes

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Re: John McGinn - signed
« Reply #1601 on: November 23, 2019, 05:01:38 PM »
If we stay up this season (which we will), with our owners we will be one of the big boys.

Every indication is that they're being cautious this season, then when we stay up it's stratosphere time


It's the staying up bit that is key, and if their caution sends us down, then it's another year wasted and having to completely rebuild.
We have the January transfer window to address our concerns - you honestly think they will not invest and the management team have not identified their targets?

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Re: John McGinn - signed
« Reply #1602 on: November 23, 2019, 05:09:36 PM »
I was hoping SJM wouldnt play in one of their games, seeing as he looked pretty knackered before he went off with them.

Fingers crossed he's bang at it on Monday night.

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Re: John McGinn - signed
« Reply #1603 on: November 23, 2019, 05:12:32 PM »
If we stay up this season (which we will), with our owners we will be one of the big boys.

Every indication is that they're being cautious this season, then when we stay up it's stratosphere time


It's the staying up bit that is key, and if their caution sends us down, then it's another year wasted and having to completely rebuild.
We have the January transfer window to address our concerns - you honestly think they will not invest and the management team have not identified their targets?

I hope so.  But then I didn't think they'd leave us so short up front during the summer window, so who knows.

Offline Neil Hawkes

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Re: John McGinn - signed
« Reply #1604 on: November 24, 2019, 06:35:06 AM »
We have the January transfer window to address our concerns - you honestly think they will not invest and the management team have not identified their targets?
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I hope so.  But then I didn't think they'd leave us so short up front during the summer window, so who knows.
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Fair comment