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Offline olaftab

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Re: Summer 2022 Transfer Thread
« Reply #4140 on: August 10, 2022, 01:01:47 AM »
Once again some mention the old chestnut. Net spend. Spend is spend and we spent nearly £100M last season to finish 14th, NGE. We have spent a further almost £50M this year. We need to stop this till we see our head coach get a tune out of his current squad.

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Re: Summer 2022 Transfer Thread
« Reply #4141 on: August 10, 2022, 07:19:58 AM »
We've been two players away from being a great side since Gregory wanted Muzzy bleedin' Izzet and...some other half-decent donkey but no more than that.

When are we going to see signs of this squad having been highly-coached and ready to unleash fury on a weekly basis?

Agreed, not a cent more for Gerrard. Let him work with what he has and prove that he can make a coherent lot out of them.

I never really understand this attitude - itís not a binary thing, the squad still needs enhancement regardless of the fact you donít rate Gerrard.

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Re: Summer 2022 Transfer Thread
« Reply #4142 on: August 10, 2022, 07:43:14 AM »
Any centre forward links? We don't seem in any great rush. Has anyone told them the season starts in early August this season?
We're being linked with Raul de Tomas of Espanyol. Scored 17 in 34 league games last season.

Offline PaulTheVillan

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Re: Summer 2022 Transfer Thread
« Reply #4143 on: August 10, 2022, 07:52:15 AM »
Shame Belotti is off to Roma. 

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Re: Summer 2022 Transfer Thread
« Reply #4144 on: August 10, 2022, 08:11:50 AM »
Any centre forward links? We don't seem in any great rush. Has anyone told them the season starts in early August this season?
We're being linked with Raul de Tomas of Espanyol. Scored 17 in 34 league games last season.

5'10" according to Wiki, no thanks. We need somebody to hold the ball up not another Ings.

Offline Abbeyfealeavfc

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Re: Summer 2022 Transfer Thread
« Reply #4145 on: August 10, 2022, 08:16:16 AM »
Any centre forward links? We don't seem in any great rush. Has anyone told them the season starts in early August this season?
We're being linked with Raul de Tomas of Espanyol. Scored 17 in 34 league games last season.

5'10" according to Wiki, no thanks. We need somebody to hold the ball up not another Ings.

He is supposed to be very good at holding the ball up and bringing others into play. Where his stats falter is in the high press side of his game.

Offline Delboy Villan

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Re: Summer 2022 Transfer Thread
« Reply #4146 on: August 10, 2022, 08:46:55 AM »
The way Ings and Watkins are playing I would give Davis and Archer a go as a pair (when Davis is fit)?

People seem to think that it is as easy as stating on here that we should go get him then they arrive the next week. There are many things involved many of which you cannot understand, for example Onana turns down Wet Spam to go to Evertoffees? This is a 20 year old kid who started 11 games last season (costing 33M) choosing a relegation battler over a team in a European Competition and consistently finishing top half in the Prem? Now that defies logic IMO!

 

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Re: Summer 2022 Transfer Thread
« Reply #4147 on: August 10, 2022, 09:02:06 AM »
The way Ings and Watkins are playing I would give Davis and Archer a go as a pair (when Davis is fit)?



I've spotted the flaw in your otherwise great plan.

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Re: Summer 2022 Transfer Thread
« Reply #4148 on: August 10, 2022, 09:03:24 AM »
Any centre forward links? We don't seem in any great rush. Has anyone told them the season starts in early August this season?
We're being linked with Raul de Tomas of Espanyol. Scored 17 in 34 league games last season.

5'10" according to Wiki, no thanks. We need somebody to hold the ball up not another Ings.

He even looks a bit like Ings. I can't help thinking he would be like the fella spurs signed that couldn't hit a barn door.

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Re: Summer 2022 Transfer Thread
« Reply #4149 on: August 10, 2022, 09:04:15 AM »
The way Ings and Watkins are playing I would give Davis and Archer a go as a pair (when Davis is fit)?



I've spotted the flaw in your otherwise great plan.

I actually think Ollie could do with a striker up with him at times. Archer and he might dovetail nicely.

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Re: Summer 2022 Transfer Thread
« Reply #4150 on: August 10, 2022, 09:04:52 AM »
Barcelona still can't sign Lewandowski, loan him with an agreed fee at the end of the season, please. One big signing like that would lift all the gloom.

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Re: Summer 2022 Transfer Thread
« Reply #4151 on: August 10, 2022, 09:13:08 AM »
A striker would be nice but we need to move the ball through midfield much quicker regardless of who is up front. If that means we need a new signing in there then that has to be the priority.

Fix that and I think all of our attacking players will look better.

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Re: Summer 2022 Transfer Thread
« Reply #4152 on: August 10, 2022, 09:17:20 AM »
Striker is the priority. We have about seventy midfielders, Gerrard needs to start getting the best out of them.

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Re: Summer 2022 Transfer Thread
« Reply #4153 on: August 10, 2022, 09:24:08 AM »
A striker would be nice but we need to move the ball through midfield much quicker regardless of who is up front. If that means we need a new signing in there then that has to be the priority.

Isn't that pretty much what Buendia is for? If he can't get in the side, whose place is this new midfielder taking and why not just put Buendia there?

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Re: Summer 2022 Transfer Thread
« Reply #4154 on: August 10, 2022, 10:06:12 AM »
A striker would be nice but we need to move the ball through midfield much quicker regardless of who is up front. If that means we need a new signing in there then that has to be the priority.

Isn't that pretty much what Buendia is for? If he can't get in the side, whose place is this new midfielder taking and why not just put Buendia there?

If I'm honest I don't know what Buendia is for. He's a quality player but I don't know what his role in the team is, he's not quick enough to play wide and a bit too small to play as a centre mid which means he's probably best as a 10 but then I want him to be the person benefitting from the quicker play in midfield, not the one instigating it. This is why i quite liked the idea of 2 10s where him and Coutinho both play and alternate who drops a bit deeper.

 


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