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Author Topic: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread  (Read 300435 times)

Offline LukeJames

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation thread
« Reply #315 on: December 08, 2019, 11:36:39 PM »
I just cant see it, our thought I read somewhere in the summer that out whole philosophy is now to buy young with sell on value.

Offline Goldie.7

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation thread
« Reply #316 on: December 08, 2019, 11:39:03 PM »
In the summer there was a maybe a chance to sign some premier league experienced players.
 
Danny Ings


How the hell has Ings got 11 goals (9 league) this season already. I really wish we got him in the summer than you know who. Excellent player.

Offline LukeJames

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation thread
« Reply #317 on: December 08, 2019, 11:42:18 PM »
It may not be the craziest idea if we do want a bit of class in such as Pedro, im just not sure it ties in with how we want to do things.

Offline LukeJames

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation thread
« Reply #318 on: December 08, 2019, 11:54:32 PM »
It may not be the craziest idea if we do want a bit of class in such as Pedro, im just not sure it ties in with how we want to do things.

100 right in that respect doesn't tie in at all.
But maybe a re think ?
Depending on were we are after the next run of fixtures then we may need a quick re-think, but Im not sure how comfortable I am with us throwing away our philosophy at the first sign of trouble. Im also not sure how comfortable I am with us potentially being in the shit and sticking with a philosophy that could back fire massively. Itts a tricky one.

Offline PeterWithesShin

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation thread
« Reply #319 on: December 08, 2019, 11:58:56 PM »
Ings is a cracking player, the issue since he left Burnley is getting him on the pitch.

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation thread
« Reply #320 on: December 09, 2019, 12:02:03 AM »
World Cup and European Championship winner Pedro to lead the line as a forward . Would press from the front and run around.
I wouldn't fancy him tracking back but give him the reign up front could do wonders .
Shall see what happens on that one then

Offline LukeJames

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation thread
« Reply #321 on: December 09, 2019, 12:05:44 AM »
Sometimes these types of players can work, Pablo Hernandez at Leeds for example, I just have bad memories of Pires waddling round our pitch like a duck.

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation thread
« Reply #322 on: December 09, 2019, 12:15:19 AM »
I just cant see it, our thought I read somewhere in the summer that out whole philosophy is now to buy young with sell on value.

It dosen't have to be every single player we sign. O.k maybe a bit difference for a keeper but Heaton shows the value of signing older keeper rather than go for someone barely over 20.

Joao Moutinho is one of the best central midfielders in the league. Wolves signed him when he was 32. Johnny Evans was 30 when Leicester signed him.

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation thread
« Reply #323 on: December 09, 2019, 12:18:21 AM »
I just cant see it, our thought I read somewhere in the summer that out whole philosophy is now to buy young with sell on value.

If the Villa did get Pedro in window it snacks as a little desperate and hardly a strategic move.
Sounds like it could be nonsense however Suso with Spanish link and JT Chelsea may think a move for a pacey wide attacker fits the way.

I liked Pedro as a exciting attacking player and be quite a coup in some ways . Just the 32 years old thing . 33 in summer.
Would want a 2 or 3 year contract. And a relegation release clause in sure.
Would have preferred to have signed him in the summer but being a class act I guess he be an upgrade.
Oh yes, we are bound to give him a 3 year contract, nonsense.

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation thread
« Reply #324 on: December 09, 2019, 01:37:41 AM »
About 2 weeks ago the local journalist ITK’s on Twitter were all saying that Villa won’t be looking at strikers in January but wide men instead.

I took that to be either these blokes are being bullshited too but are too think to realise or someone at Villa hasn’t got a clue what they’re doing.

We desperately need a centre forward as a priority. If they can’t see that then we are really stuffed.

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation thread
« Reply #325 on: December 09, 2019, 12:23:42 PM »
Would Marc Albrighton come back? Pacey, hard worker and good crosser of the ball.

Demarai Gray at the same club hasn't kicked on as expected either but surely has the ability to come good again.

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation thread
« Reply #326 on: December 09, 2019, 12:38:11 PM »
See Jarrod Bowen scored another 2 on Saturday, now scored 15 goals in 21 games for Hull, that's some strike rate playing for an average Championship side, might be worth a gamble on next month.

Offline ChicagoLion

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation thread
« Reply #327 on: December 09, 2019, 01:42:25 PM »
Would Marc Albrighton come back? Pacey, hard worker and good crosser of the ball.

Demarai Gray at the same club hasn't kicked on as expected either but surely has the ability to come good again.
Who would Marc cross the ball too exactly?

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation thread
« Reply #328 on: December 09, 2019, 02:07:10 PM »
If we had Aguero  / Vardy / Messi

It would not matter as we are expecting our striker to spend most of the game facing the wrong way looking at his own players that are not even within 25ft of them.

I appreciate that even my patience is wearing thin with Wes but fuck me he gets no support at all and is feeding off lumps of balls up to him

We need to change our play before we look for another striker

Offline sirlordbaltimore

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation thread
« Reply #329 on: December 09, 2019, 02:07:38 PM »


Someone told me last night he'd heard Benrahma is nailed on. I'm not convinced he's the answer mind.

A striker, maybe two if we can offload Kodjia for some cash is absolutely beyond essential.

 


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