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Author Topic: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread  (Read 281713 times)

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread
« Reply #2700 on: January 16, 2020, 04:27:21 PM »
Good find about the Belgian passport, RCF. Normally Transfermarkt lets you know if they have dual nationality but only lists him as Tanzanian.

Hopefully we will have a striker for Brighton or Watford at the very latest.

BBC: "The 27-year-old Tanzania international requires a work permit so he will not be available in time for Villa's visit to Brighton on Saturday." Now we know the BBC are lying bastards but even a broken clock..

Good find about the Belgian passport, RCF. Normally Transfermarkt lets you know if they have dual nationality but only lists him as Tanzanian.

Hopefully we will have a striker for Brighton or Watford at the very latest.

BBC: "The 27-year-old Tanzania international requires a work permit so he will not be available in time for Villa's visit to Brighton on Saturday." Now we know the BBC are lying bastards but even a broken clock..

Just because he's illegible for a Belgian passport doesn't mean to say he has one.

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread
« Reply #2701 on: January 16, 2020, 04:28:37 PM »
I’ve always regarded Belgium as a bit of a strange country , ie not French , not Dutch but something in between. Our scouting team seem to share my morbid fascination.

Only time I’ve ever been to Belgium was the Anderlecht semi back in 81/82

I don’t think we endeared ourselves to them much that day

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread
« Reply #2702 on: January 16, 2020, 04:34:00 PM »
Good find about the Belgian passport, RCF. Normally Transfermarkt lets you know if they have dual nationality but only lists him as Tanzanian.

Hopefully we will have a striker for Brighton or Watford at the very latest.

BBC: "The 27-year-old Tanzania international requires a work permit so he will not be available in time for Villa's visit to Brighton on Saturday." Now we know the BBC are lying bastards but even a broken clock..

Good find about the Belgian passport, RCF. Normally Transfermarkt lets you know if they have dual nationality but only lists him as Tanzanian.

Hopefully we will have a striker for Brighton or Watford at the very latest.

BBC: "The 27-year-old Tanzania international requires a work permit so he will not be available in time for Villa's visit to Brighton on Saturday." Now we know the BBC are lying bastards but even a broken clock..

Just because he's illegible for a Belgian passport doesn't mean to say he has one.


Both the player and his agent would be certifiable if he was eligible and didn't get one. I'm aware that it's very possible that this is indeed the case.

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread
« Reply #2703 on: January 16, 2020, 04:35:21 PM »
Looks like he can play off the shoulder, with good movement and no small amount of pace. That's limited to a YouTube video, although his header in the Champions League against Liverpool was a corker.

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread
« Reply #2704 on: January 16, 2020, 04:35:36 PM »
A work permit looks complicated for him. You'd hope the powers that be have done their homework and factored this in?

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread
« Reply #2705 on: January 16, 2020, 04:37:31 PM »
It doesn't look any more or less complicated than Marvelous' work permit. It'll just be time consuming.

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread
« Reply #2706 on: January 16, 2020, 04:40:50 PM »
Let’s hope we’re not found flandering

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread
« Reply #2707 on: January 16, 2020, 04:48:55 PM »
Good find about the Belgian passport, RCF. Normally Transfermarkt lets you know if they have dual nationality but only lists him as Tanzanian.

Hopefully we will have a striker for Brighton or Watford at the very latest.

BBC: "The 27-year-old Tanzania international requires a work permit so he will not be available in time for Villa's visit to Brighton on Saturday." Now we know the BBC are lying bastards but even a broken clock..

Just because he's illegible for a Belgian passport doesn't mean to say he has one.

That's not my reading of it.

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread
« Reply #2708 on: January 16, 2020, 04:54:00 PM »
I assume it will be him an twerp up front or maybe Jota will not feature.

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread
« Reply #2709 on: January 16, 2020, 04:55:07 PM »
Good find about the Belgian passport, RCF. Normally Transfermarkt lets you know if they have dual nationality but only lists him as Tanzanian.

Hopefully we will have a striker for Brighton or Watford at the very latest.

BBC: "The 27-year-old Tanzania international requires a work permit so he will not be available in time for Villa's visit to Brighton on Saturday." Now we know the BBC are lying bastards but even a broken clock..

Just because he's illegible for a Belgian passport doesn't mean to say he has one.

That's not my reading of it.

Very good.

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread
« Reply #2710 on: January 16, 2020, 04:56:01 PM »
Lets just hope the Belgians aren't taking the Pis  ………… again 

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread
« Reply #2711 on: January 16, 2020, 04:56:54 PM »
Anyway....

It was around 10 days for Nkamba wasn't it? Hopefully we can pick up the second forward we're after in the meantime for the Watford game.

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread
« Reply #2712 on: January 16, 2020, 04:57:56 PM »
Let’s hope they strike up a good liegeon

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread
« Reply #2713 on: January 16, 2020, 05:03:58 PM »
Anyone know why he's half the price of Wesley despite a better goal record?  Age or out of contract soon?

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread
« Reply #2714 on: January 16, 2020, 05:05:22 PM »
Anyone know why he's half the price of Wesley despite a better goal record?  Age or out of contract soon?

Obviously deemed to have less "potential" in future, or we'd have signed him over Wes in summer.

 


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