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Author Topic: Summer transfer, gossip, speculation and the usual butter ollocks thread  (Read 566462 times)

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Re: Summer transfer, gossip and speculation thread
« Reply #705 on: July 27, 2020, 06:41:22 AM »
Taylor, Jota and Lansbury I would happily move on, throw Bree and Kalinic into that group too but the rest I would keep as our squad is not deep enough particularly with the five sub rule. Whilst five out seems a churn we need at least four players who will walk straight in to the starting 11. The likes of Hourihane, Hause, Elmo, Trezeguet and El Ghazi are useful squad players and a year more experienced at this level. I’d only allow them to leave if they are part of a swap deal. Perhaps let them go over time as we build year on year.  Trezeguet was mentioned in a swap deal for Fenerbahce player, Christian Luyundula a while ago. He looks a large chap!

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Re: Summer transfer, gossip and speculation thread
« Reply #706 on: July 27, 2020, 06:44:10 AM »
yes,I said earlier a judicious five in, five out will sort us.

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Re: Summer transfer, gossip and speculation thread
« Reply #707 on: July 27, 2020, 06:50:11 AM »
I wouldn't be clearing out too many, one of the keepers and Landsbury would be about it. If we're signing a striker, then Samatta could be out too.

Keep this group largely intact and add 4-5 quality first teamers: striker, winger(s), midfielder, centre back.

Abraham, Tuanzebe and Benrahama are top of my own list.

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Re: Summer transfer, gossip and speculation thread
« Reply #708 on: July 27, 2020, 06:52:31 AM »
yes to the first, no to the second and undecided on the third. i'd rather see Eze come in

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Re: Summer transfer, gossip and speculation thread
« Reply #709 on: July 27, 2020, 07:01:33 AM »
One of the keepers, Taylor, Engels, Davis out. Striker, Jedinak type midfielder, Strong Centre back, 2 Wingers in.

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Re: Summer transfer, gossip and speculation thread
« Reply #710 on: July 27, 2020, 07:04:47 AM »
Let go -Elmo, Taylor , Hourihane, Samatta Lansbury AEG. Jota

Persevere -Nakamba Target Hause Trez Albert Davis Wes should be squad players but hopefully improve

Build the team around  -Jack SJM Konsa Mings Luiz

So to compete at the other end of the league we need  2 Full backs 2 midfielders and 2 forwards.






« Last Edit: July 27, 2020, 07:16:24 AM by ChicagoLion »

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Re: Summer transfer, gossip and speculation thread
« Reply #711 on: July 27, 2020, 07:08:02 AM »
No messing about.
A quality CF is the most pressing need and if it costs us £50m then so be it.

« Last Edit: July 27, 2020, 07:10:40 AM by andyh »

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Re: Summer transfer, gossip and speculation thread
« Reply #712 on: July 27, 2020, 07:11:15 AM »
Lansbury, Jota, Nyland, Kalinic are about all I would let go, and I'd have Reina in on a free as backup to Heaton. If you can get an upgrade on Taylor great, but it's not my first point of call this summer.


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Re: Summer transfer, gossip and speculation thread
« Reply #713 on: July 27, 2020, 07:11:27 AM »
Breel Embolo as an alternative to Abraham?

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Re: Summer transfer, gossip and speculation thread
« Reply #714 on: July 27, 2020, 07:12:05 AM »
Breel Embolo as an alternative to Abraham?

Can we swap him for Samatta

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Re: Summer transfer, gossip and speculation thread
« Reply #715 on: July 27, 2020, 07:21:36 AM »
Lansbury, Jota, Nyland, Kalinic are about all I would let go, and I'd have Reina in on a free as backup to Heaton. If you can get an upgrade on Taylor great, but it's not my first point of call this summer.
If we wanted to compete with the top 6 I don’t think you are giving any games to those I say let go, or ask would any of those players start for any top 6 teams?
This is hypothetical I know but it shows the gap between us and the top end of the league even holding onto our best players.
I expect we will bring players in aiming for mid table mediocrity and watch Our best ones walk out the door. I hope we are aiming a lot higher than that.

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Re: Summer transfer, gossip and speculation thread
« Reply #716 on: July 27, 2020, 07:32:40 AM »
Eze seems an ideal Jack replacement
Benhrama or Sarr out wide
Watkins at £18m release
Wilson as another stiker option. Maybe King too.

Need a centre half and left back to upgrade Engels an Taylor

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Re: Summer transfer, gossip and speculation thread
« Reply #717 on: July 27, 2020, 08:31:28 AM »
I too would only let Kalinic, Jota and Lansbury go from 1st tem squad.  Elmo I'd keep on as he seems a good egg and helps Trez be settled and I think we'll see improvement from him next year.

Striker is 1000% the main priority plus a top level winger/creator.  I also agree on Eze if Jack goes.

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Re: Summer transfer, gossip and speculation thread
« Reply #718 on: July 27, 2020, 08:41:28 AM »
I too would only let Kalinic, Jota and Lansbury go from 1st tem squad.  Elmo I'd keep on as he seems a good egg and helps Trez be settled and I think we'll see improvement from him next year.

Striker is 1000% the main priority plus a top level winger/creator.  I also agree on Eze if Jack goes.

Danny Ings cheeky 50 mil bid?

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Re: Summer transfer, gossip and speculation thread
« Reply #719 on: July 27, 2020, 08:43:54 AM »
I too would only let Kalinic, Jota and Lansbury go from 1st tem squad.  Elmo I'd keep on as he seems a good egg and helps Trez be settled and I think we'll see improvement from him next year.

Striker is 1000% the main priority plus a top level winger/creator.  I also agree on Eze if Jack goes.

Danny Ings cheeky 50 mil bid?

Why not. He has been superb.

 


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