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Author Topic: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread  (Read 233146 times)

Online Rudy Can't Fail

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation thread
« Reply #285 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 #286 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 #287 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 #288 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 #289 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 #290 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 #291 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 #292 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 #293 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 #294 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 #295 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 #296 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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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation thread
« Reply #297 on: December 06, 2019, 02:11:34 PM »
I know it ranks in the "I've got more chance of sleeping with [insert name of smoking hot actress]", but I would like us to at least try and talk to Real about Bale. He's come out and said he's not ecstatic about being there and would like to return to the Premier League. Spurs and Man Utd are mooted to be interested also so it's a (very) long shot but we have the money and supposedly the ambition. Can you imagine Grealish and Bale together ?

Nurse !

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation thread
« Reply #298 on: December 06, 2019, 02:14:28 PM »
I know it ranks in the "I've got more chance of sleeping with [insert name of smoking hot actress]", but I would like us to at least try and talk to Real about Bale. He's come out and said he's not ecstatic about being there and would like to return to the Premier League. Spurs and Man Utd are mooted to be interested also so it's a (very) long shot but we have the money and supposedly the ambition. Can you imagine Grealish and Bale together ?

Nurse !

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same chance
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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation thread
« Reply #299 on: December 06, 2019, 02:23:02 PM »
I know it ranks in the "I've got more chance of sleeping with [insert name of smoking hot actress]", but I would like us to at least try and talk to Real about Bale. He's come out and said he's not ecstatic about being there and would like to return to the Premier League. Spurs and Man Utd are mooted to be interested also so it's a (very) long shot but we have the money and supposedly the ambition. Can you imagine Grealish and Bale together ?

Nurse !

(Holly Willoughby)

same chance
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