The January Transfer Window 2020

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Re: The January Transfer Window 2020

Post by steveyrockstar » Sun Jan 05, 2020 12:59 pm

dodger wrote:
Sun Jan 05, 2020 7:20 am
I know someone who works in the Express sports section.

Good bloke, horrendous newspaper that just makes up a lot of its sports stories and tries to make them to sound as dramatic as possible to try and stay relevant.
yep, and the rest of it is a mouthpiece for a certain politician's propaganda and like someone else said, OTT weather reports. Awful, awful paper. For a few years now, the sports stories have been 90% clickbait articles, clearing written by juniors. Filled with spelling mistakes, factual innacuracies, and putting their own cheeky spins on rumours from elsewhere. Amazed it's still going, let alone why its stories rank so high with Google.

Sorry, slightly off topic, but short is - don't believe any transfer stories in the Express!

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Re: The January Transfer Window 2020

Post by fjthegrey » Sun Jan 05, 2020 1:48 pm

I'd just like to reiterate that if any of you believe we're going to sign Koulibaly, for any sum of money let alone £70mil, you're a ****ing imbecile.

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Re: The January Transfer Window 2020

Post by hammers92 » Sun Jan 05, 2020 1:55 pm

I remember Begovic being a very good keeper. Seemed to lose a bit of form for Bournemouth and he hasn't been seen since. I really would rather stick with Martin or a young keeper until the end of the year.

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Re: The January Transfer Window 2020

Post by waynepin » Sun Jan 05, 2020 2:16 pm

us pay 70 mil, would love to see the other lots reaction when sully gives it the 1 mil a year for 70 years offer

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Re: The January Transfer Window 2020

Post by mattyD » Sun Jan 05, 2020 2:28 pm

Hugh Jargon II wrote:
Sun Jan 05, 2020 11:06 am
18 month loans with a view to buy pops up.

Moyes 18 mth contract.


Mmmmmmmmm. Pardon?
What was it Trevor Francis said? Sullivan would have a team of loan players if he could. Suits his low investment high asset stripping model.

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Re: The January Transfer Window 2020

Post by Cellar-door » Sun Jan 05, 2020 7:19 pm

Hugh Jargon II wrote:
Sun Jan 05, 2020 11:06 am
18 month loans with a view to buy pops up.

Moyes 18 mth contract.


Mmmmmmmmm. Pardon?
While the thinking is likely that it's cheap,.... it's probably a good strategy honestly. Moyes is uncertain to be here beyond 18 months, he was an emergency replacement not a long term target. One problem we keep having is that we bring in a manager, he buys players, then we bring in another manager who wants a different type of player, and we spend all our (sadly small) budget cycling the same few positions. In this case, If Moyes does well, you can sign these players knowing that he's getting an extended contract. If he fails, the new manager has the option to either exercise the sale option on those players, or put that money (which should now be budgeted, and public so S&G can't back out) toward players he wants.

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Re: The January Transfer Window 2020

Post by Vic_Watson » Sun Jan 05, 2020 7:36 pm

S-H wrote:
Sun Jan 05, 2020 7:58 am
Just like they do with their weather reports..

Apocalyptic snow storm to batter Britain, 109inches of snow.. blah blah blah
Shít. Really?

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Re: The January Transfer Window 2020

Post by ToiletDuck » Sun Jan 05, 2020 8:24 pm

Great now Sanchez is cup tied, Jose wont buy him now!!

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Re: The January Transfer Window 2020

Post by Depressed Hammer » Sun Jan 05, 2020 8:29 pm

waynepin wrote:
Sun Jan 05, 2020 2:16 pm
us pay 70 mil, would love to see the other lots reaction when sully gives it the 1 mil a year for 70 years offer
Let me translate.
Player values at 70 Million.
David Gold makes a phone call.
David Sullivan offers 24 million plus Sanchez.
Rude reply received.
The Saga continues!!

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Re: The January Transfer Window 2020

Post by Johnny Byrne's Boots » Sun Jan 05, 2020 8:33 pm

Depressed Hammer wrote:
Sun Jan 05, 2020 8:29 pm
Let me translate.
Player values at 70 Million.
David Gold makes a phone call.
David Sullivan offers 24 million plus Sanchez.
Rude reply received.
"We tried tirelessly twenty fours a day but couldn't get it over the line"
The Saga continues!!
:thup:

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Re: The January Transfer Window 2020

Post by Depressed Hammer » Sun Jan 05, 2020 8:33 pm

bubbles1966 wrote:
Sun Jan 05, 2020 12:40 pm
We could feasibly permanently off about three players where we are oversubscribed or they are not used and get in the region of £12m-£18m in total, plus some other loaned out, freed.

This could enable a loan keeper, a couple of other loans and maybe a decent permanent signing.

I think the owners won't want to invest net, but in the spirit of :arry: they do like the idea of wheelin'n'dealin' and taking a punt.

Something like:

Roberto >>> Begovic (loan with a very cheap option, he's on a free in <18 months)
Sanchez >>> maybe Fernandes (loan with an option)
Yarmolenko (£7m-£12m) >>> no replacement unless Diangana comes back
Hugill (£5m-£6m) >>> maybe Barbosa

That's the way their dealings used to look, and its very low risk on the departure side.
After todays game you can add a right back as top priority to that list.

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Re: The January Transfer Window 2020

Post by bubbles1966 » Sun Jan 05, 2020 8:44 pm

Fredericks won't be out long, and if Moyes plays with a back 3 and wing backs he'll trust Antonio.

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Re: The January Transfer Window 2020

Post by hammer1975 » Sun Jan 05, 2020 8:54 pm

think they were already after a right back with Zabaleta's imminent retirement....suspect they have a list of loan targets or low cost options in any case. weren't we linked with Nordi Mukiele for £3-4m a few weeks back?

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Re: The January Transfer Window 2020

Post by bubbles1966 » Sun Jan 05, 2020 9:02 pm

I reckon they'll wing it until the summer. Manquillo was mentioned a while back, and there's a French player whose name escapes me.

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Re: The January Transfer Window 2020

Post by HammerAl » Sun Jan 05, 2020 10:25 pm

Could see then going for Clyne on loan.

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Re: The January Transfer Window 2020

Post by e-20 » Sun Jan 05, 2020 10:27 pm

hammers92 wrote:
Sun Jan 05, 2020 1:55 pm
I remember Begovic being a very good keeper. Seemed to lose a bit of form for Bournemouth and he hasn't been seen since. I really would rather stick with Martin or a young keeper until the end of the year.
Partner's a Bournemouth fan so have watched then pretty often. We both couldn't believe just how slow he had become before belatedly being dropped. My granny could move faster than him and she's been dead for 30 years.


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Re: The January Transfer Window 2020

Post by PlaistowIron » Sun Jan 05, 2020 11:05 pm

Exactly the type of player we need, although I feel he’s way past his best.

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Re: The January Transfer Window 2020

Post by stu1 » Sun Jan 05, 2020 11:06 pm

bubbles1966 wrote:
Sun Jan 05, 2020 8:44 pm
Fredericks won't be out long, and if Moyes plays with a back 3 and wing backs he'll trust Antonio.
What makes you think that?

A Hamstring takes a while to repair and he pulled it quite sharply, add the way he walked off, he’s done more than tweak it.

I’d be surprised to see him back before last Feb, possibly even early March. We can’t afford to have Zabaleta playing week in week out for 2 months.

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