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Author Topic: Summer transfer, gossip, speculation thread  (Read 512923 times)

Offline SteveN

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Re: Summer transfer, gossip, speculation thread
« Reply #5910 on: August 13, 2019, 10:54:08 AM »
Spoke to a couple of friends in Denmark and I get the impression that he's a bit like Bolasie in that he's great with the ball at his feet but the end product just isn't there most of the time.

Remember watching him in the World Cup or Europeans for Denmark and thinking exactly that.  Came on as a sub to a lot of hype and did the square root of nothing.  Must be better options available e.g. Benrahma

Offline Villa in Denmark

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Re: Summer transfer, gossip, speculation thread
« Reply #5911 on: August 13, 2019, 07:56:00 PM »
Spoke to a couple of friends in Denmark and I get the impression that he's a bit like Bolasie in that he's great with the ball at his feet but the end product just isn't there most of the time.

Remember watching him in the World Cup or Europeans for Denmark and thinking exactly that.  Came on as a sub to a lot of hype and did the square root of nothing.  Must be better options available e.g. Benrahma
From seeing play for Denmark and occasionally for FC Midtjylland I'd agree with that. Too much head down bull in a china shop type play running down blind alleys.

Offline Vill I An

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Re: Summer transfer, gossip, speculation thread
« Reply #5912 on: September 02, 2019, 08:37:11 AM »
Are we expecting Lovre Kalinić to get a deadline day move today to European club?
I'm not sure much hope or place for him and would suit all parties if he was at least loaned out.

Also could there be some loan outs of a few more younger villa players  as it's deadline for league one and league two clubs.

Offline ASHTONVILLA

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Re: Summer transfer, gossip, speculation thread
« Reply #5913 on: September 02, 2019, 02:02:53 PM »
Having seen Wesley play for four games now, I am increasingly of the opinion that we need to sign a free agent like Sturridge. He could do with the pressure taking off whilst he gets to grips with English football. Think he will get there in the end, but we need someone else vying for the shirt.

Offline Toronto Villa

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Re: Summer transfer, gossip, speculation thread
« Reply #5914 on: September 02, 2019, 02:07:44 PM »
Having seen Wesley play for four games now, I am increasingly of the opinion that we need to sign a free agent like Sturridge. He could do with the pressure taking off whilst he gets to grips with English football. Think he will get there in the end, but we need someone else vying for the shirt.

Sturridge isnít a free agent. He plays for Trabsonspor in Turkey.

Offline PeterWithesShin

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Re: Summer transfer, gossip, speculation thread
« Reply #5915 on: September 02, 2019, 03:48:27 PM »
I'm more worried about how few chances we create for him than I am about him.

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Re: Summer transfer, gossip, speculation thread
« Reply #5916 on: September 02, 2019, 06:09:39 PM »
I'm more worried about how few chances we create for him than I am about him.

Yup weíre not on the front foot enough.

Offline KevinGage

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Re: Summer transfer, gossip, speculation thread
« Reply #5917 on: September 02, 2019, 06:26:45 PM »
Are we expecting Lovre Kalinić to get a deadline day move today to European club?
I'm not sure much hope or place for him and would suit all parties if he was at least loaned out.

Also could there be some loan outs of a few more younger villa players  as it's deadline for league one and league two clubs.

I'd say it's likely.

We need to recoup some £ and Steer has eclipsed him and then some.

Offline eamonn

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Re: Summer transfer, gossip, speculation thread
« Reply #5918 on: September 03, 2019, 08:37:21 AM »
Did we manage to offload Nyland and Kalinic yesterday? Bit of a waste of their time and our money if not.

Offline Vill I An

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Re: Summer transfer, gossip, speculation thread
« Reply #5919 on: September 03, 2019, 09:49:14 AM »
Looks like neither Nyland or Kalanic moved ... Yet.
So majority of European leagues transfer windows closed  yesterday
A few European windows are still open.
Discounting likes of Latvia and Faroe Islands these keepers have only a few leagues to go to.

Worldwide there are leagues in Africa , Asia, Central America and Australia which are still open
 
I don't see moves to Caribbean, some lesgues of Asia & Africa but maybe a move could be made to one of these leagues before they close

Sept. 5: Bulgaria
Sept. 5: Mexico
Sept. 6: Slovakia
Sept.  8: Czech Republic
Sept. 18: Israel
Sept. 22: Portugal
Sept. 24: Argentina
Sept. 30: Qatar
Sept. 30: UAE
Oct. 15: Australia
Oct. 20: Egypt

Offline Newby

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Re: Summer transfer, gossip, speculation thread
« Reply #5920 on: September 03, 2019, 12:19:22 PM »
Ridiculous that Europe has various deadlines. Big advantages for some clubs. Silly idea to close ours before the season even begins.

Offline Drummond

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Re: Summer transfer, gossip, speculation thread
« Reply #5921 on: September 03, 2019, 12:21:32 PM »
Ridiculous that Europe has various deadlines. Big advantages for some clubs. Silly idea to close ours before the season even begins.

What's the advantage?

Offline Pete3206

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Re: Summer transfer, gossip, speculation thread
« Reply #5922 on: September 03, 2019, 12:22:24 PM »
Why? Could you imagine if John McGinn had been snatched away from us at 23:59 on the 31st Aug?

The sooner the window closes the better.

Offline GordonCowansisthegreatest

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Re: Summer transfer, gossip, speculation thread
« Reply #5923 on: September 03, 2019, 01:52:47 PM »
Why? Could you imagine if John McGinn had been snatched away from us at 23:59 on the 31st Aug?

The sooner the window closes the better.
Bruce has gone if you hadnít noticed!!

Offline Goldie.7

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Re: Summer transfer, gossip, speculation thread
« Reply #5924 on: September 03, 2019, 02:17:54 PM »
Could you imagine if John McGinn had been snatched away from us at 23:59 on the 31st Aug?

The sooner the window closes the better.

I can't. The transfer window used to close at 11:00 pm.