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Author Topic: Summer transfer, gossip, speculation and the usual butter ollocks thread  (Read 566432 times)

Online brian green

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Re: Summer transfer, gossip and speculation thread
« Reply #120 on: June 29, 2020, 02:00:21 PM »
Well said Paul and when we do play them we allow them to forge their own identity.  RHM had fantastic potential when he was being RHM burrowing into defences, snapping at half chances.  When he tried to be a silky smooth glider through a defence he stopped improving.  Ditto when Andre tried to be a younger Stuart Downing.

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Re: Summer transfer, gossip and speculation thread
« Reply #121 on: June 29, 2020, 02:19:12 PM »
The only comfort is that wolves have done it in a couple of years, good management, good scouting. Now where do we find these people?
Wolves?

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Re: Summer transfer, gossip and speculation thread
« Reply #122 on: June 29, 2020, 02:25:58 PM »
Todd Cantwell has a touch of the Grealishes, I imagine he will move to a PL club.

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Re: Summer transfer, gossip and speculation thread
« Reply #123 on: June 29, 2020, 06:31:17 PM »
Regardless of what happens this season any attacking signings we make need to consider the development goals for Barry, Archer, Ramsey and Vassilev, if we do go down I'd like to see all of them get 20-30 appearances next season. We need to be better at identifying young players worth developing and then giving them the chance to become part of the squad.
Damn right, Paul.
When you see how much we spent on Trez and Jota for such little on-pitch return, why the hell did we not give RHM and COH a place in the squad and play them?

Offline mr underhill

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Re: Summer transfer, gossip and speculation thread
« Reply #124 on: June 29, 2020, 08:28:48 PM »
because neither are remotely good enough for the PL and possibly the Championship too - but then neither are Jota or Trez.

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Re: Summer transfer, gossip and speculation thread
« Reply #125 on: June 29, 2020, 09:47:11 PM »
Jack is not as effective in recent games ,our other midfielders are all talented, is it not possible to choose another to play through at the moment,because we are at the try anything stage.

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Re: Summer transfer, gossip and speculation thread
« Reply #126 on: June 29, 2020, 10:33:16 PM »
because neither are remotely good enough for the PL and possibly the Championship too - but then neither are Jota or Trez.

Who knows. After we were relegated last time players like them should've been given regular game time to see if they could settle in. Across the 3 years we could easily have given them 60-70 appearances and known for sure. Instead we paid a fucking fortune to shit like Hogan and McCormack and built our team around temporary players like Abraham and Snodgrass.

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Re: Summer transfer, gossip and speculation thread
« Reply #127 on: June 30, 2020, 07:51:12 AM »
This summer has to be the one where we inject some bloody pace into the team. We have been way too slow for way too long.

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Re: Summer transfer, gossip and speculation thread
« Reply #128 on: June 30, 2020, 08:11:53 AM »
Prob have not a hope to get him but we should be going all out for angel gomes.

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Re: Summer transfer, gossip and speculation thread
« Reply #129 on: June 30, 2020, 08:56:26 AM »
because neither are remotely good enough for the PL and possibly the Championship too - but then neither are Jota or Trez.
The comparison with Trez and Jota was the point!
We spent c.£10m on two hopeless recruits when we already had 2 lads in the camp that would probably have been slightly more effective.

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Re: Summer transfer, gossip and speculation thread
« Reply #130 on: June 30, 2020, 09:27:46 AM »
Therein you have the nub of the problem.  We have money.  We waste money.

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Re: Summer transfer, gossip and speculation thread
« Reply #131 on: June 30, 2020, 11:34:55 AM »
Mister E the 2 players referred to were never deemed suitable.  O'Hare has done ok for Coventry and RHM has done doing of note anywhere. Trez and Jota are demonstrably better players as they have a track record, the problem is they have been hugely underwhelming for us, something you can level at most players who have joined us in recent times.

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Re: Summer transfer, gossip and speculation thread
« Reply #132 on: June 30, 2020, 11:53:07 AM »
Who remembers the halcyon days of the 'high press'?  I'm going back a bit I know...

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Re: Summer transfer, gossip and speculation thread
« Reply #133 on: June 30, 2020, 12:14:24 PM »
This summer has to be the one where we inject some bloody pace into the team. We have been way too slow for way too long.
We need to find a young Adama Traore, oh wait :-)
« Last Edit: June 30, 2020, 12:16:57 PM by cannock villa »

Offline mr underhill

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Re: Summer transfer, gossip and speculation thread
« Reply #134 on: June 30, 2020, 12:36:22 PM »
yes but when he was here that was his only attribute - as quick as an Exocet but nothing else and he wouldn't have been of any use to us at all in the chumps. at least albert contributed - spectacularly so when he carried us almost single handedly to the play offs.

 


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