2018 Winter Transfer Talk

Discussion in 'Soccer Board' started by three stacks, Dec 16, 2017.

  1. The Banks

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    If Coman hadn’t turned into a stud I could’ve seen us going after Alexis more aggressively.
     
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  2. NoleNBlue

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    Just need Coco to follow suit. Looks like Heynckes likes Gnabry to replace Robben in the long run.
     
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  3. The Banks

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    Would still like to see one more winger and one more center back between this window and summer.

    Leon Bailey
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  4. NoleNBlue

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    Bailey and Sane pls
     
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  5. The Banks

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    Him too.
     
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  6. Wallcoq

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    Am I in Bavaria? Du bist ein schlong.
     
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  7. three stacks

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    sport is reporting deulofeu is being loaned to watford
     
  8. NoleNBlue

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    Wish I was in bavaria
     
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  9. Ned Yocho

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    Don’t worry I’m sure they’ll give you guys like 80 for him
     
  10. Pasta88

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    Charly Musonda to Celtic on a 18 month loan
     
  11. Pasta88

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    Roque Mesa on loan to Sevilla from Swansea. The rare loan deal that is an upgrade for the player.
     
  12. NineteenNine

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    Blimey that moved quickly. The reliable Nabil Djellit from France Football saying City have lodged a £59m bid for Mahrez.

    From the Guardian transfer blog thingie.
     
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  13. Popovio

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    Jesus christ City, slow your fucking roll.
     
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  14. Jorts

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    Why would they bring him in? Why would he go to sit on the bench?
     
  15. Pasta88

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    He'd play with Sane and Jesus out.
     
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  17. zeberdee

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    City have really been struggling this season it's good to see them solidify their squad with some much needed spending.
     
  18. SugarShaun

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    I get that Sane and Jesus are out but in a month what is the lineup?
     
  19. Jorts

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    In 5-6 weeks Mahrez is buried on the bench. Stupid move for him
     
  20. Pasta88

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    Play Bernando Silva as David Silva's backup in addition to Sterling's. Then Sane/Sterling/Mahrez for the wings. Aguero/Jesus at CF.
     
  21. elfrid

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    don’t forget mix, who was totally bought for his footballing ability and not any other reason
     
  22. SugarShaun

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    Yeah I just can’t see Sane or Sterling on the bench so don’t get it for Mahrez outside of wages.
     
  23. SugarShaun

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    Right, I mean KDB and Dave will have to rotate at the other CM spot now so it’s not like Bernardo can play there
     
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  24. Wallcoq

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    Mahrez was in Ligue 2 four years ago. He doesn't have to worry about playing time on a national team and the contract probably sets him up for life. From his angle I get it. From Citeh's, not so much.
     
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  25. zeberdee

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    City's angle is they have unlimited money so why not.
     
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  26. Wallcoq

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    Then it's a win/win IMO.
     
  27. Pasta88

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    Best case for Mahrez is he goes, gets paid, and stars for City competing for silverware.

    Worst case is he goes, sees limited playing time, gets paid, and then just gets loaned or sold to a top team in France/Spain/Italy. Not a bad deal at all for a guy at Leicester.
     
  28. Ned Yocho

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    Leicester apparently said it'll take 90+ to get Mahrez, and they have that price because of the Coutinho and VvD deals. So good job #Liverpool
     
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  29. Pasta88

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    Athletic Bilbao sign Inigo Martinez from Real Sociedad as a Laporte replacement.

    Not often you see a player join their former club's direct rivals but Athletic's transfer policy means they make eligible players a priority. Nevertheless the next Basque Derby will be a fun watch.
     
  30. Ned Yocho

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    I will always be fascinated at Bilbao's ability to compete at the top level despite their transfer policy
     
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  31. The Banks

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    With Sane to Bayern it makes sense for both City and Mahrez
     
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  32. Pasta88

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    It's cool for sure but the downside is they kind of screw over the other clubs in the region like Osasuna.
     
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  33. three stacks

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    it helps when they have a deep talent pool to start with
     
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  34. NoleNBlue

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    Giroud to Chelsea official?
     
  35. Ned Yocho

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    Sure. I just find it amazing that they are always able to identify good basque talent that are able to slot in for guys that sell.
     
  36. NoleNBlue

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    Basquing in talent, as it were
     
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  37. Ned Yocho

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    Is Osasuna not able to play hard ball? I’m not too knowing on La Liga, and I understand that at some point the asking price gets met, but it seems weird to me to say they all get screwed.
     
  38. three stacks

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    more often than not they already have someone in line to replace the sold player. also, someone as young as laporte usually isn’t sold
     
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  39. Pasta88

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    They poach academy players a lot iirc. Also the whole release clause thing leaves the clubs with little choice much of the time.
     
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  40. Wallcoq

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    So basically they are the Basque Munich.
     
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  41. Pasta88

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    Seems like a decent comparison tbh. Both have players wanting to join them and aren't afraid to meet a release clause.
     
  42. The Banks

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    How many times has Bayern met a release clause?
     
  43. Ned Yocho

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    It’s their variety of a free transfer
     
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  44. Pasta88

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    Off of the top of my head - Javi Martinez, Gotze, Sule, Coman (kind of).
     
  45. The Banks

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    You sure about Süle? Hoffenheim had better offers (Chelsea) but Süle wanted Bayern. Hoffenheim originally had an asking price of 25M and settled for less than 20M with Bayern. Javi and Götze, yes. Coman obviously is a bit different of a situation.
     
  46. Pasta88

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    I remember that being that talk when the transfer was completed, which makes sense given how cheap he was.
     
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  47. Pasta88

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    Marc Bartra to Betis
     
  48. NoleNBlue

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    Götze, as in the fat kid Mario? His brother we academy poached.
     
  49. three stacks

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    loan or sale?
     
  50. three stacks

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    sandro ramirez to sevilla on loan