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Re: 2019/20 Transfer Rumours & Discussion Thread

Post by SG90 » Mon Aug 05, 2019 2:43 pm

Phil Hay saying we want Ryan Kent to replace Roofe. Hope not. Firstly, he's not a striker and secondly, he's vastly overrated and didn't standout in this league before.
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Re: 2019/20 Transfer Rumours & Discussion Thread

Post by SaraM » Mon Aug 05, 2019 2:44 pm

faaip wrote:
Mon Aug 05, 2019 1:42 pm
meh...
To the player, to the rumour, or to our chances of getting him?

It seems that Gayle's preference would be West Brom, but Stoke have the most money. However, as he's injured already, he'll surely come to us...

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Re: 2019/20 Transfer Rumours & Discussion Thread

Post by SG90 » Mon Aug 05, 2019 2:49 pm

SaraM wrote:
Mon Aug 05, 2019 2:44 pm
To the player, to the rumour, or to our chances of getting him?

It seems that Gayle's preference would be West Brom, but Stoke have the most money. However, as he's injured already, he'll surely come to us...
Stoke would be the least ambitious move, but they'd probably offer the most money, so he'll go there.

I don't think we will be in for Gayle, as he doesn't seem like a Bielsa type signing.
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Re: 2019/20 Transfer Rumours & Discussion Thread

Post by SaraM » Mon Aug 05, 2019 3:46 pm

Stoke are a mess. 3 wins in 22 for Nathan Jones, and they've spent north of £70 million this season and last, in addition to the premier league squad they already had. Surely a pointer for those who think the answer is throwing money at it.

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Re: 2019/20 Transfer Rumours & Discussion Thread

Post by mothbanquet » Mon Aug 05, 2019 3:50 pm

SaraM wrote:
Mon Aug 05, 2019 3:46 pm
Stoke are a mess. 3 wins in 22 for Nathan Jones, and they've spent north of £70 million this season and last, in addition to the premier league squad they already had. Surely a pointer for those who think the answer is throwing money at it.
Watching their highlights from Sat, they looked bloody awful. Dunno about the rest of you but watching yesterday's performance really settled my nerves, just in terms of continuity and how comfortable our players looked alongside one another. Stoke may well end up being a bunch of expensive individuals and not a team.

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Re: 2019/20 Transfer Rumours & Discussion Thread

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SaraM wrote:
Mon Aug 05, 2019 3:46 pm
Stoke are a mess. 3 wins in 22 for Nathan Jones, and they've spent north of £70 million this season and last, in addition to the premier league squad they already had. Surely a pointer for those who think the answer is throwing money at it.
Players only go to Stoke for money, rather than prestige, passion or style of play, hence why they have so many egos in the team who think they're too good for the Championship as they're on PL wages. I can see Fulham going the same way tbh.
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Re: 2019/20 Transfer Rumours & Discussion Thread

Post by mothbanquet » Mon Aug 05, 2019 4:15 pm

SG90 wrote:
Mon Aug 05, 2019 4:05 pm
Players only go to Stoke for money, rather than prestige, passion or style of play, hence why they have so many egos in the team who think they're too good for the Championship as they're on PL wages. I can see Fulham going the same way tbh.
I was thinking the exact same thing.

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Re: 2019/20 Transfer Rumours & Discussion Thread

Post by faaip » Mon Aug 05, 2019 4:26 pm

SaraM wrote:
Mon Aug 05, 2019 2:44 pm
To the player, to the rumour, or to our chances of getting him?

It seems that Gayle's preference would be West Brom, but Stoke have the most money. However, as he's injured already, he'll surely come to us...
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Re: 2019/20 Transfer Rumours & Discussion Thread

Post by Genghers » Tue Aug 06, 2019 4:07 am

Gayle has an attitude problem, so can't see him coming here.

Shame Ideguchi never settled here, but a good bit of business to somehow turn a profit there!

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Re: 2019/20 Transfer Rumours & Discussion Thread

Post by YorkshireSquare » Tue Aug 06, 2019 9:34 am

A new name to emerge is that of 20 year old Arsenal striker Eddie Nketiah, a potential out and our replacement up front for Roofe instead of Ryan Kent. Raised in Lewisham, Nketiah started his career with Chelsea but was released by Chelsea at under 14 level. He then joined the Arsenal Academy and played for the club at youth levels. Nketiah has made a handful of appearances for the first team, making his debut in a Europa League match against BATE Borisov as an 89th-minute. His next appearance came a month later against Norwich City in the League Cup as an 85th-minute substitute. He scored after 15 seconds with his first touch. He scored his first goal in the Premier League on the last day of the season at Burnley on 12 May 2019. There has been much interest in Nketiah this summer with Arsenal receiving 23 loan bids with a number of Championship clubs, including Leeds, said to be in the race for his signature.


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Re: 2019/20 Transfer Rumours & Discussion Thread

Post by mothbanquet » Tue Aug 06, 2019 10:38 am

Nketiah is an exciting talent with a lot of first team experience for a striker his age. I'd prefer him to Kent as a straight-up replacement for Roofe, but competition is tight and I'm not sure his attributes fit what Bielsa wants in a no9. We'll see, I suppose, but I really don't see this happening.

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Re: 2019/20 Transfer Rumours & Discussion Thread

Post by SG90 » Tue Aug 06, 2019 12:11 pm

Bojan released by Stoke. I'd definitely take a punt on a six month deal to see if Bielsa can get the best out of him.
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Re: 2019/20 Transfer Rumours & Discussion Thread

Post by Cjay » Tue Aug 06, 2019 3:51 pm

Apparently it will either be Nketiah on loan or Kent on a permanent.

Not sure about this, a loan with no option to buy to replace Roofe seems wrong.

Besides that Nketiah is highly rated with next to no first team experience, Colidio is highly rated with 0 first team experience.

Two kids seems a bit risky to me, one yes, both hmmm.

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Re: 2019/20 Transfer Rumours & Discussion Thread

Post by Chilli D » Tue Aug 06, 2019 3:55 pm

YorkshireSquare wrote:
Tue Aug 06, 2019 9:34 am
A new name to emerge is that of 20 year old Arsenal striker Eddie Nketiah, a potential out and our replacement up front for Roofe instead of Ryan Kent. Raised in Lewisham, Nketiah started his career with Chelsea but was released by Chelsea at under 14 level. He then joined the Arsenal Academy and played for the club at youth levels. Nketiah has made a handful of appearances for the first team, making his debut in a Europa League match against BATE Borisov as an 89th-minute. His next appearance came a month later against Norwich City in the League Cup as an 85th-minute substitute. He scored after 15 seconds with his first touch. He scored his first goal in the Premier League on the last day of the season at Burnley on 12 May 2019. There has been much interest in Nketiah this summer with Arsenal receiving 23 loan bids with a number of Championship clubs, including Leeds, said to be in the race for his signature.


Now that's more like it.
Someone who could be a straight replacement for Bamford when he needs a rest or is carrying a knock.
I would be happy with this signing.
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Re: 2019/20 Transfer Rumours & Discussion Thread

Post by dezzy » Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:03 pm

So, Kent to purchase, Nketiah on loan, a keeper, Nolan and Colidio from inter. That’s 5 possible incomings, first talk was either Kent or Nketiah, now reporters saying both could be possible. We have to get a keeper, where does that leave us with the two inter lads? I think Nolan would be a great signing, I heard about it a few weeks ago when I was up in Clare, so hopefully has legs, we need a defender, sit him in the 23s and he should be a bench player soon enough.
I think we’ll get three Nketiah, a keeper and Nolan, spend money on Kent on top of that and we would of had a good window.
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Re: 2019/20 Transfer Rumours & Discussion Thread

Post by Cjay » Wed Aug 07, 2019 12:02 pm

Phil Hay thinks if Facundo Colidio and Ryan Nolan do arrive from Inter it would be permanently and for the u23s.

I get the logic with Nolan but Colidio would be a big fee, upwards of £5mil probably pushing £10mil given Inter paid £8mil 2 years ago.

We arent Chelsea, we cant be spending big sums for u23 players imo.

If we spend that on a player they have to be for the 1st team straight away imo.

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Re: 2019/20 Transfer Rumours & Discussion Thread

Post by SG90 » Wed Aug 07, 2019 12:13 pm

Cjay wrote:
Wed Aug 07, 2019 12:02 pm
Phil Hay thinks if Facundo Colidio and Ryan Nolan do arrive from Inter it would be permanently and for the u23s.

I get the logic with Nolan but Colidio would be a big fee, upwards of £5mil probably pushing £10mil given Inter paid £8mil 2 years ago.

We arent Chelsea, we cant be spending big sums for u23 players imo.

If we spend that on a player they have to be for the 1st team straight away imo.
Completely agree. Spending that kind of fee for an u23 is ridiculous. Plus he's too good for that level anyway. Not every young talent must be for the u23s. Radz is delusional if he believes he can run us like Chelsea or Man City without the tv deal.
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Re: 2019/20 Transfer Rumours & Discussion Thread

Post by weasel » Wed Aug 07, 2019 1:08 pm

Cjay wrote:
Wed Aug 07, 2019 12:02 pm
Phil Hay thinks if Facundo Colidio and Ryan Nolan do arrive from Inter it would be permanently and for the u23s.

I get the logic with Nolan but Colidio would be a big fee, upwards of £5mil probably pushing £10mil given Inter paid £8mil 2 years ago.

We arent Chelsea, we cant be spending big sums for u23 players imo.

If we spend that on a player they have to be for the 1st team straight away imo.
Would have thought it would be something along the lines of full games at U23s and on the bench for the first team. Don't forget Bielsa likes the players to get used to his way of playing so in some ways it might be the equivalent of signing him in January for the first team but that he has a few months to get used to us - plus if Bamford got injured he would step up to the first team.
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Re: 2019/20 Transfer Rumours & Discussion Thread

Post by SG90 » Wed Aug 07, 2019 1:28 pm

It'd be nice if Tottenham could hurry up and sell Danny Rose so we can get a nice sell on clause. :roll:
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Re: 2019/20 Transfer Rumours & Discussion Thread

Post by Irish Ian » Wed Aug 07, 2019 9:55 pm

Seems Wigan like Pearce too... now with two suitors we would hope we could increase his fee a little bit...
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