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Author Topic: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread  (Read 322257 times)

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation thread
« Reply #270 on: December 05, 2019, 03:51:22 PM »
If a top player became available but only on loan fuck it letís get him in. Because this high moral ground bollocks could get us relegated. This season of all seasons we simply must do everything possible to keep our place in this division.

I'll go one step further and say that come the summer when we're in a fight to sign a top player, who will that player prefer to sign for, a team that finished just above the relegation zone or one that finished midtable on their first season back in the PL?

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation thread
« Reply #271 on: December 05, 2019, 04:04:06 PM »
I doubt any player that would sign will give a shit if we'd just finished 11th or 16th.

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation thread
« Reply #272 on: December 05, 2019, 04:27:44 PM »
For the tier of players we will be realistically be going after all that will matter come the summer is that we are known as a Premier League football club.

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation thread
« Reply #273 on: December 05, 2019, 04:55:01 PM »
I hope we'll be aiming a little higher and not at players/mercenaries that couldn't give a shit as long as they get massive wages for playing in the PL, assuming that player actually exists.

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation thread
« Reply #274 on: December 05, 2019, 05:06:39 PM »
Which no one has suggested. But I doubt any player we'll be after will go, "they finished 16th, i'm not buying into that club or their vision, if only they'd finished 11th i'd have joined them."
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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation thread
« Reply #275 on: December 05, 2019, 07:09:17 PM »
I doubt many top players will be looking to join a club that barely managed to stay up. Top players generally want to win things. Our aim should always be to finish as high up the table as possible. If that means bringing in this window a player or two on loan to help us achieve that aim, so be it. As well all know, January is hardly the best time to sign new players but the better placed we are the end of the season, the more chance we'll have of attracting and signing those top players.

Hate saying it but you only have to look at the Dingles to see how intelligently they worked the loan market last season.

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation thread
« Reply #276 on: December 05, 2019, 08:18:51 PM »
Would take a look at Golovin from Monaco.

Had some good games for Russia in World cup. In and out of Monaco side but then Youri Tielemans was in similar position last year.

Leicester took him on one of those dreaded loan deals and don't think they even had an option to buy. He played really well for them and it was assumed a Man. United or Spurs would come in but nothing happened and then Leicester came in with 40m bid and signed him.

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation thread
« Reply #277 on: December 06, 2019, 02:05:21 AM »
Having a back up for Grealish is also a huge problem if he gets injured for a few weeks we will be really up against it as at the moment he is our only outlet.

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation thread
« Reply #278 on: December 06, 2019, 08:00:06 AM »
I didnít want Maupay thought he was just another Hogan scoring goals at championship level

think I was wrong,
he looks a decent player, not just his goals as thatís not spectacular but his movement and his directness, reminds me of Defoe

probably just what we need right now, but that ship has sailed

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation thread
« Reply #279 on: December 06, 2019, 09:16:49 AM »
Watched Maupay a lot this season as we showed interest can't see how he would have fit into our game plan and until this game I was under awed.

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation thread
« Reply #280 on: December 06, 2019, 09:48:25 AM »
Maupay always looks dangerous, and played pretty well for Brighton against us. Sign him in January.

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation thread
« Reply #281 on: December 06, 2019, 09:53:01 AM »
Maupay always looks dangerous, and played pretty well for Brighton against us. Sign him in January.

think itís to late now
we will have to find other options

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation thread
« Reply #282 on: December 06, 2019, 09:54:21 AM »
Maupay always looks dangerous, and played pretty well for Brighton against us. Sign him in January.

think itís to late now
we will have to find other options

I think so too, mate. A shame, really.

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation thread
« Reply #283 on: December 06, 2019, 01:33:01 PM »
I like to think that with our current managerial structure it hasn't gone unnoticed that we are coming up short in the centre-forward position and know full well that it cannot go on without rectification.  My hope is: that a particular target(s) has been identified and come the opening of the window we shall see someone none of us thought possible or, have never heard of.

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation thread
« Reply #284 on: December 06, 2019, 01:59:28 PM »
I think we have people in mind who can do a job for us they would have been scouted all season I'm looking forward to see who we buy in the January transfer window.

 


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