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Wilfried Gnonto

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The very reliable Italian football journalist Gianluca Di Marzio has said tonight that we are trying to sign 18 year old FC Zurich attacker Wilfried Gnonto for a fee of around £4-5mil.

He is a full Italy international and there youngest ever goalscorer.

Last season he shone in Switzerland for FC Zurich managing 10 goals and 5 assists in all competitions in just in just 17 minutes worth of matches.

He is very versatile and can play anywhere across the forward line.

Stands only 5ft 5 but is known for his pace and dribbling ability.

He has long been tipped for stardom and turned down a contract at Inter to ensure he got first team football.

He is however largely unproven and very small in stature which will cause concern.
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What % of the worlds strikers are we linked with.
Answer 78%
What % do we purchase.
Answer 0%
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Jaydog wrote: Sun Aug 14, 2022 9:35 pm What % of the worlds strikers are we linked with.
Answer 78%
What % do we purchase.
Answer 0%
For Italian players Di Marzio is tier 1.

He is the equivalent of David Ornstein.

This is genuine.
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Cjay wrote: Sun Aug 14, 2022 9:40 pm For Italian players Di Marzio is tier 1.

He is the equivalent of David Ornstein.

This is genuine.
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Sign him up!
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Wow and would be a bargain at that price. Sign him up!
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Sounds like he plays about as much as Paddy & Joffy but with a better goal return
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As geunine as it may be, we desperately need an established striker. Surely it really can't be that hard bringing one in.
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Overman wrote: Mon Aug 15, 2022 6:56 am As geunine as it may be, we desperately need an established striker. Surely it really can't be that hard bringing one in.
It shouldn’t be this hard, we should signed one before now.
This guy does sound a bit small.
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His preferred position is left wing do we really need another short, speedy winger ?

How good is the Swiss ‘Super’ League ?

Zurich currently 10th out of 10
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Hard to tell much from his club record. But 4 appearances for Italy? Surely that says something...
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Forget all these unknown cheap players,we need a proven striker! Brereton all day long for me 👍
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For the price, we should snap him up. I share the concerns regarding an established striker, and even though Italy did not qualify for the World Cup, you don't get into their nationl team squad without having something about you.
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Tyzy wrote: Mon Aug 15, 2022 3:15 pm Forget all these unknown cheap players,we need a proven striker! Brereton all day long for me 👍
Agreed, he would be ideal. A very clinical player and a much needed physical presence. Bamford a great a servant and all the other superlatives, but he's like Bamby at times. He doesn't have any real competition and would be better suited coming off the bench. I know Joffy is in the wings, but ongoing issues with injuries.
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Mountain wrote: Mon Aug 15, 2022 9:24 am Hard to tell much from his club record. But 4 appearances for Italy? Surely that says something...
Yes it does, it says he's played for Italy 4 times.
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Tyzy wrote: Mon Aug 15, 2022 3:15 pm Forget all these unknown cheap players,we need a proven striker! Brereton all day long for me 👍
Brereton isn't proven.
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Overman wrote: Mon Aug 15, 2022 6:56 am As geunine as it may be, we desperately need an established striker. Surely it really can't be that hard bringing one in.
Where we getting the money from for one? That would cost £60m+
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Lumiukko wrote: Mon Aug 15, 2022 3:45 pm ...even though Italy did not qualify for the World Cup, you don't get into their nationl team squad without having something about you.
Yeah, it's a little better than Brereton scoring against Peterborough and Bolivia!
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SG90 wrote: Mon Aug 15, 2022 4:47 pm Brereton isn't proven.
Maybe not in the PL but I'd still take a chance on him.
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Tyzy wrote: Mon Aug 15, 2022 5:09 pm Maybe not in the PL but I'd still take a chance on him.
So would I for 4/5 M but I suspect he's not available for that.
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