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Offline Villan82

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread
« Reply #2460 on: January 14, 2020, 09:11:40 PM »
N'Zonzi is a nice idea although it would leave us a bit overloaded with center midfielders.

The ones we have aren't ripe yet (Luiz and Nakamba) or injured (McGinn).

Offline sickbeggar

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread
« Reply #2461 on: January 14, 2020, 09:13:45 PM »
Bizarre he went there in the 1st place. I presume his agent knew how these clubs operate with young foreign players? Must have been "compensated" well in wages though.

Do you mean Lewie Barry going to Barcelona? If so, he's not foreign, they are. They're based in Catalonia in Spain.

heh. Technically the Catalonians believe they are not in Spain

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread
« Reply #2462 on: January 14, 2020, 09:20:41 PM »
Bizarre he went there in the 1st place. I presume his agent knew how these clubs operate with young foreign players? Must have been "compensated" well in wages though.

Do you mean Lewie Barry going to Barcelona? If so, he's not foreign, they are. They're based in Catalonia in Spain.

heh. Technically the Catalonians believe they are not in Spain

Not all Catalonians

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread
« Reply #2463 on: January 14, 2020, 09:29:08 PM »
N'Zonzi is a nice idea although it would leave us a bit overloaded with center midfielders.

Not overloaded in good ones though. We could do with a couple more of those

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread
« Reply #2464 on: January 14, 2020, 09:37:05 PM »
I'm not sure I'd want us to sign him. Think I'd have panic sweats seeing the N'Zo on the teamsheet and think the Zog was back in his floral print suit.

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread
« Reply #2465 on: January 14, 2020, 09:42:35 PM »
I'm not sure I'd want us to sign him. Think I'd have panic sweats seeing the N'Zo on the teamsheet and think the Zog was back in his floral print suit.

My blood pressure just spiked at the sheer mention of Chuck Insomnia

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread
« Reply #2466 on: January 14, 2020, 09:52:46 PM »
Nzonzi is exactly the type of player we need, if he could get back to near his best.

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread
« Reply #2467 on: January 14, 2020, 09:58:06 PM »
Nzonzi is exactly the type of player we need, if he could get back to near his best.

Even at 70% would be an improvement on what we have, and give the other players a lift. Good signing if true.

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread
« Reply #2468 on: January 14, 2020, 10:00:44 PM »
Nzonzi is exactly the type of player we need, if he could get back to near his best.

Even at 70% would be an improvement on what we have, and give the other players a lift. Good signing if true.
also be nice to have opposition complaining about rough treatment from one of our players for a change.

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread
« Reply #2469 on: January 14, 2020, 10:13:49 PM »
Yes. We need a dirty bastard in there.

Offline brontebilly

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread
« Reply #2470 on: January 14, 2020, 10:19:26 PM »
Nzonzi used kick everything that moved at Blackburn. We need someone like that urgently.

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread
« Reply #2471 on: January 14, 2020, 10:23:31 PM »
I could name a few dirty bastards but they would be in their sixties now and probably all grandmothers ............oh not that type of dirty bastards :)

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread
« Reply #2472 on: January 14, 2020, 10:24:28 PM »
N'Zonzi would add height and physicality to the side.  Something sorely lacking.  4 tackles from midfielders against Man City, just saying!

Offline Hockley Lion

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread
« Reply #2473 on: January 14, 2020, 10:27:54 PM »
We certainly need someone who can commit a tactical foul. The midfield is naive currently. I don't like tactical fouls but it's unavoidable. Jack gets kicked all over the park to break up our attacks. Until it's punished universally we must join in.

Offline sickbeggar

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread
« Reply #2474 on: January 14, 2020, 10:40:37 PM »
Is this N'Zonzi link actually credible, because he's only been at Galatasaray since August. I mean is it a season loan because i doubt whether we can persuade them to rip up the agreement unless we buy him