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Author Topic: 2023 Summer transfer window - hopes, needs, expectations and rumours.  (Read 755038 times)

Offline Toronto Villa

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Oh go on then Iíll kick it off. Lots of chatter around Tammy returning. Iíd take him in a heartbeat. Better, stronger and more experienced. A good spell in Italy. Heíd be great leading our line

Also signing this young Scottish lad. Aidan Borland from Celtic. One for the long term future

https://twitter.com/preeceobserver/status/1641336561630363648?s=46&t=0-BUXD66ovTcofwrbTW4Ag

But as a general comment, I simply cannot wait to see what Emery does with his recruitment. Players that are comfortable on the ball, can play it and move without much thought. There will be a lot of activity this summer. If we can maintain just the form with shown this season under him into next with better players, maybe, just maybe we might be entering a much better period of clubs recent existence. The odd bright moment aside, itís been gloomy for the better part of 40 years.

Offline olaftab

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Re: 2023 Summer transfer window - hopes, needs, expectations and rumours.
« Reply #1 on: March 30, 2023, 01:35:39 PM »
Thank you. I would like Osimhen upfront, Gvardiol to play alongside Carlos, Amrabat in midfield. That will do me.

Offline chrisw1

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Re: 2023 Summer transfer window - hopes, needs, expectations and rumours.
« Reply #2 on: March 30, 2023, 01:41:37 PM »
I'd take Tammy  There may be someone better out there, but I think Tammy significantly improves us.  I still think Guendouzi is an excellent fit

If Carlos is up to it I really don't think we need to be spending on a centre back.  Mings is awesome and I struggling to understand how people still aren't getting that.

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Re: 2023 Summer transfer window - hopes, needs, expectations and rumours.
« Reply #3 on: March 30, 2023, 03:03:33 PM »
Guendouzi or Amrabat - yes, please.
I'm increasingly thinking that Archer and Dhuran will make it. Tim and Aaron Ramsey may also challenge for midfield roles next season.
Right back would be a place to improve, and another CB would be a sensible upgrade.

Offline frank black

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Re: 2023 Summer transfer window - hopes, needs, expectations and rumours.
« Reply #4 on: March 30, 2023, 03:19:46 PM »
Perhaps a decent backup keeper?

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Re: 2023 Summer transfer window - hopes, needs, expectations and rumours.
« Reply #5 on: March 30, 2023, 03:34:53 PM »
I'd take Tammy  There may be someone better out there, but I think Tammy significantly improves us.  I still think Guendouzi is an excellent fit

If Carlos is up to it I really don't think we need to be spending on a centre back.  Mings is awesome and I struggling to understand how people still aren't getting that.

Even if you accept Mings is awesome, that still leaves us light in terms of centre halves who can play the ball.

That is something which Konsa really clearly can not do.

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Re: 2023 Summer transfer window - hopes, needs, expectations and rumours.
« Reply #6 on: March 30, 2023, 03:37:26 PM »
Perhaps a decent backup keeper?

Haha, yes. It amazes me that this is missing from peoplesí lists. Maybe it goes without saying.

Keeper apart, Guendouzi is the main man for me.

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Re: 2023 Summer transfer window - hopes, needs, expectations and rumours.
« Reply #7 on: March 30, 2023, 03:44:15 PM »
I've put this elsewhere but, in order:

Replacement for Bailey/Bertie.
Replacement for Olsen.
1 midfielder in with Sanson and Nakamba out, improves depth and leaves the door open for Tim and AJ.
Replacement for Chambers/Konsa.
Replacement for Young (but this might come with KKH so only a low priority).
Short-term option up front so Duran can go on loan.

Ideally I don't like making more than 4-5 signings in the summer so I'd be ok with 1-2 of last 3 being parked for a window or 2.

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Re: 2023 Summer transfer window - hopes, needs, expectations and rumours.
« Reply #8 on: March 30, 2023, 04:45:40 PM »
Perhaps a decent backup keeper?

Haha, yes. It amazes me that this is missing from peoplesí lists. Maybe it goes without saying.

Keeper apart, Guendouzi is the main man for me.
At our current level it must be difficult to persuade keepers to join to be back up to one of the best keepers in the league.  Much as I don't think he's very good Olsen is an international keeper.  I think it will be hard to find someone significantly better who is prepared to play second fiddle to Martinez with no Euro games on offer.

Offline Bully2345

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Re: 2023 Summer transfer window - hopes, needs, expectations and rumours.
« Reply #9 on: March 30, 2023, 04:49:46 PM »
Back up keeper isn't anywhere near the top of the priorities for me. Emery will be going out to improve the first team

Offline Smirker

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Re: 2023 Summer transfer window - hopes, needs, expectations and rumours.
« Reply #10 on: March 30, 2023, 05:27:59 PM »
Tammy Abraham is not good enough.

Offline manic-road

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Re: 2023 Summer transfer window - hopes, needs, expectations and rumours.
« Reply #11 on: March 30, 2023, 05:34:23 PM »
I wouldn't mind Evan Ferguson from Brighton, looks a real star of the future.

Offline frank black

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Re: 2023 Summer transfer window - hopes, needs, expectations and rumours.
« Reply #12 on: March 30, 2023, 05:36:13 PM »
Back up keeper isn't anywhere near the top of the priorities for me. Emery will be going out to improve the first team

Should and will be a massive priority. We are one injury away from a run of poor results. Olsen may be an international, but heís awful for us. Iíll be absolutely amazed if we donít sign a GK.

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Re: 2023 Summer transfer window - hopes, needs, expectations and rumours.
« Reply #13 on: March 30, 2023, 05:56:46 PM »
What about Jed Steer as back-up goalie?

Offline paul_e

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Re: 2023 Summer transfer window - hopes, needs, expectations and rumours.
« Reply #14 on: March 30, 2023, 06:32:25 PM »
What about Jed Steer as back-up goalie?

Too injury prone.

 


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