January 2022 Transfer Window

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Re: January 2022 Transfer Window

Post by ageing hammer » Thu Dec 02, 2021 11:41 pm

Bubbles Fortuna wrote:
Thu Dec 02, 2021 11:27 pm
I think Ake would do well under Moyes. He's a good age too, so Zouma and Ake would set us up for a long time.

Did they ever play together at Chelsea?
Then we could sing Zoumake Zoomake Zoom :scarfer:

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Re: January 2022 Transfer Window

Post by Cornelius Beal » Fri Dec 03, 2021 12:47 am

hammer1975 wrote:
Thu Dec 02, 2021 10:19 pm
Not transfer target related but seen something online about Grant Holt joining the scouting team. I guess we can call it a team as we now have at least three scouts ;)

https://www.pinkun.com/sport/norwich-ci ... am-8536482

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Re: January 2022 Transfer Window

Post by Peaches » Fri Dec 03, 2021 2:41 am

Ake isn’t a bad option, but he’d cost a lot, and he’d want big wages. I’d rather have Caleta-Car, he’s younger, taller, better, and cheaper than Ake. Ake’s only advantages are he’s had some experience in the league and counts as home grown. Another left sided centre back to consider is Alesio Romagnoli who is out of contract at the end of the season and hasn’t come close to signing a new contract with Milan.
We’ve been linked with a few more strikers, the most interesting is Darwin Nunez from Benfica. I’d take him or Hlozek in a heartbeat.

For me an ideal window would be:
In:
Hlozek/Nunez
Caleta-Car/Romagnoli/Salisu
Lingard.

Out: Randolph, Yarmolenko.

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Re: January 2022 Transfer Window

Post by Ofuzz » Fri Dec 03, 2021 3:21 am

My first choice for some much needed offensive help would be Lingard of course but I've mentioned before that for a less expensive option I wouldn't mind if we kicked the tires with Canadian striker Cyle Larin (Besiktas - Turkey).
28 goals in 65 matches including 19 last year.
Also add on that he has another 22 goals in 44 appearances for Canada. ​
At 6'2" and 190lbs and just 26 years old he's a presence in front of the net and finds the back of the net regularly.

Also striker Johnathan David is starring for Lille right now.
As a Canadian WHU supporter I'd love if both these players find their way to the premiership but I'd sooner have them wearing our colors. :hammc:

A recent article has them connected to the premier league
https://dailyhive.com/vancouver/canadia ... ier-league

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Re: January 2022 Transfer Window

Post by simonirons » Fri Dec 03, 2021 5:45 am

Ake's good enough for us, all day long.

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Re: January 2022 Transfer Window

Post by Ozza » Fri Dec 03, 2021 7:20 am

Ake? Yes please that sorts our CB’s out for years!
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Re: January 2022 Transfer Window

Post by Gweilo » Fri Dec 03, 2021 7:25 am

Where are the Ake links from? Personally I think that would be a great signing for us. Exactly what we need atm.

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Re: January 2022 Transfer Window

Post by DannyboyDJL » Fri Dec 03, 2021 7:35 am

Arsenal in for Calvert-Lewin for £60m. If we are serious about pushing on, we should be in the hat for that. He would be absolutely ideal. We wouldn't normally be able to poach a player from Everton, but they are skint and having a bad run so there's a slim chance they may sell. Whether he'd come to us is another thing all together, but we should try.

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Re: January 2022 Transfer Window

Post by S-H » Fri Dec 03, 2021 7:37 am

£60m for DCL??

What's he had, one good season?

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Re: January 2022 Transfer Window

Post by Aceface » Fri Dec 03, 2021 7:38 am

hammer1975 wrote:
Thu Dec 02, 2021 10:19 pm
Not transfer target related but seen something online about Grant Holt joining the scouting team.
The Grant Holt? There must be a curious story there about how that came to pass.

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Re: January 2022 Transfer Window

Post by fmgod » Fri Dec 03, 2021 7:42 am

Ake is a John stones and diop, not bad for a footballer for a defender but not a great defender

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Re: January 2022 Transfer Window

Post by simonirons » Fri Dec 03, 2021 7:43 am

That Grant Holt.

https://www.pinkun.com/sport/norwich-c ... m-8536482




DCL for 60mil is nuts but Arsenal have been paying over the odds for players since Arsene left. - And "All he ever did is get top 4" :crylol: :crylol:

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Re: January 2022 Transfer Window

Post by funky chicken » Fri Dec 03, 2021 7:50 am

BigFatSam wrote:
Thu Dec 02, 2021 10:21 pm
international, Manchester City and former Chelsea player.
You’re right. If you play for Chelsea and Man City you must be good!

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Re: January 2022 Transfer Window

Post by simonirons » Fri Dec 03, 2021 7:51 am

No you didnt :crylol:

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Re: January 2022 Transfer Window

Post by Bubbles Fortuna » Fri Dec 03, 2021 7:57 am

funky chicken wrote:
Fri Dec 03, 2021 7:50 am
You’re right. If you play for Chelsea and Man City you must be good!

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Re: January 2022 Transfer Window

Post by funky chicken » Fri Dec 03, 2021 8:11 am

S-H wrote:
Fri Dec 03, 2021 7:37 am
£60m for DCL??

What's he had, one good season?
2019/20: 13 goals in 36 Premier League games.
2020/21: 16 goals in 33 Premier League games.
2021/22: 3 goals in 3 Premier League games.

Unless I am bad at counting, that’s more than one good season.

I agree with DannyBoy. If we’ve got any ambition this is the type of signing we should be attempting to make. As long as he’s okay after his injury, that is.

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Re: January 2022 Transfer Window

Post by Puff Daddy » Fri Dec 03, 2021 8:16 am

Gweilo wrote:
Fri Dec 03, 2021 7:25 am
Where are the Ake links from? Personally I think that would be a great signing for us. Exactly what we need atm.
It' is in 'The Mirror' this morning plus, it was also reported other social.media sites yesterday

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Re: January 2022 Transfer Window

Post by MB » Fri Dec 03, 2021 8:18 am

Never been a massive fan of Ake. Basically a 5 foot 11 midfielder playing centre half. Fine if you are Man City, but he got exposed a lot at Bournemouth.

Strikes me as almost the opposite of what Moyes looks for in a centre defender and probably just a lazy link due to Newman.

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Re: January 2022 Transfer Window

Post by S-H » Fri Dec 03, 2021 8:23 am

funky chicken wrote:
Fri Dec 03, 2021 8:11 am
2019/20: 13 goals in 36 Premier League games.
2020/21: 16 goals in 33 Premier League games.
2021/22: 3 goals in 3 Premier League games.

Unless I am bad at counting, that’s more than one good season.

I agree with DannyBoy. If we’ve got any ambition this is the type of signing we should be attempting to make. As long as he’s okay after his injury, that is.
I stand corrected.

But still don't see a player worthy of dropping 60 big ones on, madness.

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Re: January 2022 Transfer Window

Post by Billy Hunt » Fri Dec 03, 2021 8:38 am

StevePottsGoalsReel wrote:
Thu Dec 02, 2021 11:25 pm
At the time, I thought Van Dijk for £75m was nuts, but it pretty much transformed Liverpool into title and Champions League contenders overnight.

But the other major impact of that deal was breaking the brains of some of their rivals - I reckon the Maguire and Ake deals were both failed attempts to find new Van Dijks.
Same here re Van Dijk, but it was the missing link for them and transformed them. Given what they have achieved since he arrived it was money well spent.

That Man Utd thought spunking similar money (more even?) on Maguire shows how poor their recruitment strategy and management has been.

Ake to us ? If that is a genuine option then he would be a very good signing for us, gets a :newthumb: from me.

I've never been an admirer of Tarkowski, he's very hit an miss and I always considered Mee the better of the pair of them at Burnley. My everlasting memory of Tarkowski was him getting ripped to pieces by Arnautovic at ours a few years ago and Arnautovic telling him all about it

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