The January Transfer Window 2020

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Re: The January Transfer Window 2020

Post by bubbles1966 » Sat Jan 18, 2020 12:33 pm

No surprise that the midtable clubs are doing bugger all.

The relegation candidates - Watford, Norwich, Villa and Brighton - have all done some business.

As things stand, Spurs won't even get Europa League, let alone CL. That will create a big financial hole - not only on telly money, but fewer games, lower gate revenue, less corporate etc. It's a de facto relegation, of sorts.

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Re: The January Transfer Window 2020

Post by Wilko1304 » Sat Jan 18, 2020 1:05 pm

Japanese wildcard? Or champions league player who impressed whilst playing for an exciting side?

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Re: The January Transfer Window 2020

Post by thejackhammer » Sat Jan 18, 2020 1:48 pm

Hugill not even on the bench for QPR.

He's coming home.

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Re: The January Transfer Window 2020

Post by Ironing Board » Sat Jan 18, 2020 2:26 pm

bubbles1966 wrote:
Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:24 am
Exceptional vision from Comolli.

I will accept that both Spurs and Liverpool enjoyed a combination of sizeable investment (unlikely with our owners) and a virtual cast iron commitment not to buy players over a certain age. Arsenal used to do something similar, and with contract renewals.

We could do with employing a similar strategy.
You can ignore the opinions of most of the people who have worked with him all you like, but it says something when people of the caliber of Kenny Dalglish, Martin Jol and Arsène Wenger have no time for somebody.

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Re: The January Transfer Window 2020

Post by kev » Sat Jan 18, 2020 2:34 pm

thejackhammer wrote:
Sat Jan 18, 2020 1:48 pm
Hugill not even on the bench for QPR.

He's coming home.
He's injured

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Re: The January Transfer Window 2020

Post by sussexhammer74 » Sat Jan 18, 2020 4:17 pm

Dont shoot the messenger!

Mate who is a season ticket holder for Brighton has been speaking with Shane Duffy's barber at the Brighton Game today. Apparently close to a deal with him.

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Re: The January Transfer Window 2020

Post by sicknote » Sat Jan 18, 2020 4:21 pm

sussexhammer74 wrote:
Sat Jan 18, 2020 4:17 pm
Dont shoot the messenger!

Mate who is a season ticket holder for Brighton has been speaking with Shane Duffy's barber at the Brighton Game today. Apparently close to a deal with him.
What position does his barber play in , I bet he’s mustard at curling crosses in

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Re: The January Transfer Window 2020

Post by The Old Man of Storr » Sat Jan 18, 2020 5:04 pm

sussexhammer74 wrote:
Sat Jan 18, 2020 4:17 pm
Dont shoot the messenger!

Mate who is a season ticket holder for Brighton has been speaking with Shane Duffy's barber at the Brighton Game today. Apparently close to a deal with him.
Has worked with Moyes at Everton - good player .

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Re: The January Transfer Window 2020

Post by Faithless » Sat Jan 18, 2020 5:09 pm

ChzMff wrote:
Sat Jan 18, 2020 9:00 am
Sticking to Stoke but away from Joe Allen, Badou Ndiaye looked decent
Unfortunately Nidaye has gone to Trabzonspor on loan with an £8m option...

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Re: The January Transfer Window 2020

Post by Aceface » Sat Jan 18, 2020 5:09 pm

He had a decent season last year but my understanding is he's been out of favour as a starter due to Potter wanting to play some football.

A marginal improvement on Balbuena perhaps but hardly seems a necessary purchase.

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Re: The January Transfer Window 2020

Post by OFT » Sat Jan 18, 2020 5:17 pm

kev wrote:
Sat Jan 18, 2020 2:34 pm
He's injured
that probably confirms it :D

get Diangana back, offer them Lanzini

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Re: The January Transfer Window 2020

Post by bubbles1966 » Sat Jan 18, 2020 5:19 pm

Aceface wrote:
Sat Jan 18, 2020 5:09 pm
He had a decent season last year but my understanding is he's been out of favour as a starter due to Potter wanting to play some football.

A marginal improvement on Balbuena perhaps but hardly seems a necessary purchase.
In itself, it seems improbable - Duffy has years on his deal and it's probably not #1 priority - but I wouldn't be greatly surprised to see a cull of Husillos' signings.

Balbuena is probably sellable at a decent profit into somewhere like Spain. Maybe £10m or so.

Moyes' track record at Everton was a predominantly British/Irish team and to give him his due, he tended to sign solid centre backs.

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Re: The January Transfer Window 2020

Post by Puff Daddy » Sat Jan 18, 2020 5:21 pm

sussexhammer74 wrote:
Sat Jan 18, 2020 4:17 pm
Dont shoot the messenger!

Mate who is a season ticket holder for Brighton has been speaking with Shane Duffy's barber at the Brighton Game today. Apparently close to a deal with him.
He'll think again no sooner than he sees Sullivan's house

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Re: The January Transfer Window 2020

Post by 61dicksey » Sat Jan 18, 2020 5:23 pm

Sell Lanzini and Yarmolenko , get Diangana back , buy a DCM and right back and a striker anyone who can control a bloody football , Antonio back Fab back it looks better.

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Re: The January Transfer Window 2020

Post by Roby » Sat Jan 18, 2020 5:34 pm

sussexhammer74 wrote:
Sat Jan 18, 2020 4:17 pm
Dont shoot the messenger!

Mate who is a season ticket holder for Brighton has been speaking with Shane Duffy's barber at the Brighton Game today. Apparently close to a deal with him.
Duffy is under contract until 2023 but would be a good signing - £20m or so at a guess?

Can head the ball all day long and is a leader.

Balbuena has been linked to AC Milan so wouldn’t be surprised if we let him go.

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Re: The January Transfer Window 2020

Post by HammerAl » Sat Jan 18, 2020 5:39 pm

Duffy can’t get into Brighton’s starting XI.

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Re: The January Transfer Window 2020

Post by bubbles1966 » Sat Jan 18, 2020 5:42 pm

Duffy was virtually ever present under the previous manager at Brighton, and it looks like Moyes gave him his debut at Everton when he was 19/20.

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Re: The January Transfer Window 2020

Post by bonzosbeard » Sat Jan 18, 2020 5:45 pm

We need three players with experience who can fit in and keep us up. We can't keep drawing so will possibly need a win or two against top six and then hold a lead until final whistle...




Rather than 3 minutes

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Re: The January Transfer Window 2020

Post by HammerAl » Sat Jan 18, 2020 6:13 pm

We need five new players to give us any chance of staying up this season; LB, RB, 2 x CM & ST.

Won’t happen under these owners and certainly won’t happen in January.

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Re: The January Transfer Window 2020

Post by MrHammer73 » Sat Jan 18, 2020 6:17 pm

Moyes was saying in his press conference that he does not want other teams cast offs. But that is what you generally get in the January transfer window so it is not looking that hopeful on signings except maybe Joe Allen at the end of the window.

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