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Re: January Transfer Window And Squad Discussion

Post by paddy parrott » Fri Jan 17, 2020 6:27 pm

Therefore Ian we probably dont get Bowen .
Deal& wages are what most want to demand so to say. And unless an exception to that ultimately...( an exceptionally gifted player) wont happen. If a player comes for purely football , then we stand a chance . Cash wise we're non negotiable to a large degree.
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Re: January Transfer Window And Squad Discussion

Post by Velotrax » Fri Jan 17, 2020 7:15 pm

BGwhite wrote:
Fri Jan 17, 2020 5:32 pm
Look at what you could've won !

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Look at what Leeds could win, if the powers that be invest properly

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Re: January Transfer Window And Squad Discussion

Post by 1964white » Fri Jan 17, 2020 7:16 pm

Irish Ian wrote:
Fri Jan 17, 2020 6:01 pm
Yes and they probably wont be quibbling over the deal as much as we would be.
Plus they could offer him a more attractive wage package.
Only way we could afford Bowen is by sacrificing Phillips & I wouldn't want us going down that road

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Re: January Transfer Window And Squad Discussion

Post by Irish Ian » Fri Jan 17, 2020 7:38 pm

paddy parrott wrote:
Fri Jan 17, 2020 6:27 pm
Therefore Ian we probably dont get Bowen .
Deal& wages are what most want to demand so to say. And unless an exception to that ultimately...( an exceptionally gifted player) wont happen. If a player comes for purely football , then we stand a chance . Cash wise we're non negotiable to a large degree.
Next.......

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Thats about the height of it paddy, we don't have any real financial clout at the minute, it is catch 22, the team needs a proven striker and I dont think we will find anyone inside the UK.

Which is where our scouting network is letting us down.

Oh for a Pukki type find
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Re: January Transfer Window And Squad Discussion

Post by gessa » Fri Jan 17, 2020 7:58 pm

faaip wrote:
Fri Jan 17, 2020 5:25 pm
3-2-1

That was Ted Rogers...

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Re: January Transfer Window And Squad Discussion

Post by 1964white » Fri Jan 17, 2020 8:09 pm

gessa wrote:
Fri Jan 17, 2020 7:58 pm
That was Ted Rogers...
and Dusty Bin

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Re: January Transfer Window And Squad Discussion

Post by gessa » Fri Jan 17, 2020 8:12 pm

1964white wrote:
Fri Jan 17, 2020 8:09 pm
and Dusty Bin
never liked him......full of rubbish

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Re: January Transfer Window And Squad Discussion

Post by Irish Ian » Fri Jan 17, 2020 8:24 pm

Cjay wrote:
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scored about 15 goals in 4 years.
Never mind that has can he mark their CBs man to man?
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Re: January Transfer Window And Squad Discussion

Post by faaip » Fri Jan 17, 2020 8:27 pm

Or stand on the front post for corners for them...
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Re: January Transfer Window And Squad Discussion

Post by SaraM » Fri Jan 17, 2020 10:19 pm

I'll stick this here in case anyone's interested, and hasn't heard it:

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Re: January Transfer Window And Squad Discussion

Post by Cjay » Sat Jan 18, 2020 9:24 pm

Never a good time for bad form but i wonder if finally the penny may have dropped?

Orta looked distraught on Sky.

Maybe the only crumb of comfort is that the club can try and do something about it and they have 10 days to get some quality in?

Hopefully a cm is right in the forefront of their minds now to with KP out for 3 games and the folly of banking on Forshaw which is apparently what we planned on doing.

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Re: January Transfer Window And Squad Discussion

Post by gessa » Sat Jan 18, 2020 9:52 pm

According the the commentator on Sky, we haven't been slacking. Been talking to Southampton since October, looks like their manager is the stumbling block. Also in deep talks with 3 other clubs about players.

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Re: January Transfer Window And Squad Discussion

Post by Irish Ian » Sat Jan 18, 2020 11:22 pm

Thing is we dont have any cash to tempt anyone in.
I reckon we will end up with a D1 player and keep the turd polishing policy alive.
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Re: January Transfer Window And Squad Discussion

Post by faaip » Sat Jan 18, 2020 11:32 pm

gessa wrote:
Sat Jan 18, 2020 9:52 pm
According the the commentator on Sky, we haven't been slacking. Been talking to Southampton since October, looks like their manager is the stumbling block. Also in deep talks with 3 other clubs about players.
Also said we agreed to start Nketiah in 80% of games...I don't believe for a second that MB didn't want him as, imo, has final say. No idea what happened there, something lost in translatio maybe

I don't know if it's at all relevant but mentioning Alioski right after the interviewer asked about strikers coming in or strikers at the club might indicate that we could see Bamford dropped for Alio... Or it could be he was just angry and it's an empty threat
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Re: January Transfer Window And Squad Discussion

Post by gessa » Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:17 am

What chance have Championship clubs got, when a player at Watford, wbo can't get a game is on £80k a week and they want us to pay the whole amount plus £2m loan fee. Unbefeckinglievable

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Re: January Transfer Window And Squad Discussion

Post by 1964white » Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:22 am

gessa wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:17 am
What chance have Championship clubs got, when a player at Watford, wbo can't get a game is on £80k a week and they want us to pay the whole amount plus £2m loan fee. Unbefeckinglievable
The game has gone silly mate

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Re: January Transfer Window And Squad Discussion

Post by BGwhite » Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:38 am

Simple thing is we've been left behind through spending far too long out of the PL consequently hemorrhageing cash . The gulf is getting wider and it will get more and more difficult to get up . Money has ruined the game thanks to Sly TV, it has a lot to answer for.

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Re: January Transfer Window And Squad Discussion

Post by faaip » Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:47 am

BGwhite wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:38 am
Simple thing is we've been left behind through spending far too long out of the PL consequently hemorrhageing cash . The gulf is getting wider and it will get more and more difficult to get up . Money has ruined the game thanks to Sly TV, it has a lot to answer for.

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And this is it in a nutshell....LUFC cannot self sustain in this division, most teams can't. Ownership has to keep topping up from their own funds or player sales. If you're lucky enough to have been in the prem once or twice last 10 years you have a massive financial advantage over teams that have not

At that point every player you invest "big" money in has to hit...and for us they haven't and it's not a scouting thing. 95 out of every 100 liked the signings as they were happening
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Re: January Transfer Window And Squad Discussion

Post by Cjay » Sun Jan 19, 2020 12:56 pm

Horrific rumour doing the rounds.

Josh Windass (who Wigan fans say misses hatfulls of chances) wasnt in the squad yesterday and we are allegedly buying him.

Please god no.

May i suggest if we are looking in the Championship, Adam Armstrong at Blackburn.

But Josh Windass would be so underwhelming.

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Re: January Transfer Window And Squad Discussion

Post by Overman » Sun Jan 19, 2020 1:07 pm

faaip wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:47 am
And this is it in a nutshell....LUFC cannot self sustain in this division, most teams can't. Ownership has to keep topping up from their own funds or player sales. If you're lucky enough to have been in the prem once or twice last 10 years you have a massive financial advantage over teams that have not

At that point every player you invest "big" money in has to hit...and for us they haven't and it's not a scouting thing. 95 out of every 100 liked the signings as they were happening
What ownership? Historically they've also been a key factor as to why the club has stagnated for so long. We've had some shysters, the cancerous Bates, skint Arabs and snorting man Cellino. All who used the club as a cash cow, selling off all our decent talent with very little investment. Granted Radz is a clear improvement, but doesn't have very deep pockets.

Credit to Sheffield United, managing to go up with the squad they had and now very much holding their own. Just goes to show what can be done.

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