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Author Topic: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread  (Read 243092 times)

Offline Ian J

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread
« Reply #2925 on: January 19, 2020, 09:16:42 PM »
Giroud Would be a brilliant signing. We’d start having some real experience through the side which would help this team no end.

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread
« Reply #2926 on: January 19, 2020, 09:21:09 PM »
Lately he doesn’t seem to score goals.   

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread
« Reply #2927 on: January 19, 2020, 09:21:27 PM »
We are starting games with a winger playing as a striker, yet some are extolling the virtues of a bloke who’s won a World Cup amongst many other trophies, and will very likely be playing up top for France in the coming Euros. Reality calling.

I think it's fair to question a centre forward who while playing for two of the top teams in the league who presumably create loads of chances, has managed 9 goals in 61 Premier League games in the last three years or to put it another way, 1 goal every (nearly) 7 games.

If he manages that for us, he'll have 2 goals before the end of the season. Not saying he's a bad player, clearly he's not. But is another non-scoring striker really what we need?

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread
« Reply #2928 on: January 19, 2020, 09:22:24 PM »
Lately he doesn’t seem to score goals.

He would at least be something to aim our crosses at and a focal point.

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread
« Reply #2929 on: January 19, 2020, 09:22:48 PM »
We are starting games with a winger playing as a striker, yet some are extolling the virtues of a bloke who’s won a World Cup amongst many other trophies, and will very likely be playing up top for France in the coming Euros. Reality calling.

I think it's fair to question a centre forward who while playing for two of the top teams in the league who presumably create loads of chances, has managed 9 goals in 61 Premier League games in the last three years or to put it another way, 1 goal every (nearly) 7 games.

If he manages that for us, he'll have 2 goals before the end of the season. Not saying he's a bad player, clearly he's not. But is another non-scoring striker really what we need?
And he’s slow.   We need pace. 

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread
« Reply #2930 on: January 19, 2020, 09:26:20 PM »
Not sold on Giroud. Good player but getting on and what’s his motivation like, where’s his head at for a relegation battle.

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread
« Reply #2931 on: January 19, 2020, 09:39:00 PM »
If he wants to play in the Euros he’ll have motivation. He’s a good player and could bring other players into the game.

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread
« Reply #2932 on: January 19, 2020, 10:06:15 PM »
Beggars can't be choosers!

Giroud has vast top level experience which could prove absolutely vital for us, if only perhaps to take some pressure off the other players!

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread
« Reply #2933 on: January 19, 2020, 10:10:02 PM »
It's a risk but that's where we are.

Offline Vill I An

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread
« Reply #2934 on: January 19, 2020, 10:42:20 PM »

Good source says we are making progress with Bowen. Be happy with that to supply the ammo.


Apparently we are back in for Giroud and are doing everything possible to resurrect the deal.

Yes apparently....
What's your silence on the Bowen move ?
Now spreading Giroud rumours ?

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread
« Reply #2935 on: January 19, 2020, 10:44:33 PM »

Good source says we are making progress with Bowen. Be happy with that to supply the ammo.


Apparently we are back in for Giroud and are doing everything possible to resurrect the deal.

Yes apparently....
What's your silence on the Bowen move ?
Now spreading Giroud rumours ?


There are new rules out for stalking from tomorrow.

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread
« Reply #2936 on: January 19, 2020, 10:54:15 PM »
We are starting games with a winger playing as a striker, yet some are extolling the virtues of a bloke who’s won a World Cup amongst many other trophies, and will very likely be playing up top for France in the coming Euros. Reality calling.

I think it's fair to question a centre forward who while playing for two of the top teams in the league who presumably create loads of chances, has managed 9 goals in 61 Premier League games in the last three years or to put it another way, 1 goal every (nearly) 7 games.

If he manages that for us, he'll have 2 goals before the end of the season. Not saying he's a bad player, clearly he's not. But is another non-scoring striker really what we need?

He's usually a sub, how many of those 61 games were starts?  I'd be surprised if it was more than half.

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread
« Reply #2937 on: January 19, 2020, 10:56:59 PM »
Giroud isn't coming so everyone can calm the heck down
He's going to Inter Milan .
I'll be right on things yet again.
But always hold hands up if I'm wrong and never make claims on anything like I have a source
We'll all see and I won't even bother mentioning when Giroud is transferred.
It's everyone prerogative but it's really wasted chat about Giroud.
We can all see soon.

« Last Edit: January 19, 2020, 11:00:01 PM by Vill I An »

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread
« Reply #2938 on: January 19, 2020, 10:59:54 PM »
Stay humble, Skillz.

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Re: Winter transfer, gossip, speculation and usual butter ollocks thread
« Reply #2939 on: January 19, 2020, 11:00:31 PM »
Giroud isn't coming so everyone can calm the heck down
He's going to Inter Milan .
I'll be right on things yet again.
But always hold hands up if I'm wrong and never make claims on anything.




If you turn out to have been a bot from St. Petersburg all along, Skillz, I'm going to feel really daft.