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The Official Silly Season Summer Transfer Thread 2021/22
« on: May 21, 2021, 03:23:46 PM »
The Official Silly Season Summer Transfer Thread 2021/22



And why not...

We're already relegated, so plans must be underway to prepare for the 2021/22 season back in the Championship, so let's open The Official Silly Season Transfer Thread 2021/22.

Hopefully we retain a lot of our good players, but, feel there may be a few comings and goings over this summer, so, if you come across any transfer rumors, true of false, let us know below.

#FFC #FULHAMFC 

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Re: The Official Silly Season Summer Transfer Thread 2021/22
« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2021, 03:27:11 PM »
West Ham and Fulham show interest in Rovers striker Adam Armstrong



Rovers face a fight to keep holding of top scorer Adam Armstrong as West Ham and Fulham step-up their pursuit of the striker.

West Ham are long-term admirers of Armstrong, and are set to be in the market for a striker this summer, while Fulham will be keen to make a quick return to the flight and struggled for goals all season.

That has led to interest in Armstrong, with the future of their star striker, Aleksandar Mitrovic, less than certain.

The Lancashire Telegraph understands that both clubs will consider bids during the close season, while Brighton and Everton are also monitoring the situation with the 24-year-old.

It is understood that sides will need to stump up at least £20m to prise Armstrong away from Rovers after a goal-laden season that saw only former Newcastle team-mate Ivan Toney, now with Brentford, outscore him.

Armstrong has a year left on his contract after signing from Newcastle United in 2018, but Rovers haven’t given up hope of the striker extending his stay beyond next summer, and will make a final push to try and keep hold of their star man who scored 28 Championship goals last season.

His former club, Newcastle, have a 40 per cent sell-on clause in any possible sale, and that could see them make a move for the striker who has also spent time on loan at Coventry City and Barnsley.

Armstrong has played 160 times for Rovers since signing on loan in January 2018, scoring 64 times. Forty of those have come since the start of 2020, with Armstrong netting three hat-tricks, including successive ones at Ewood Park in big wins over Huddersfield Town and Birmingham City to close out the campaign.

Manager Tony Mowbray says after the final day win that transfer interest in Armstrong this summer would be understandable and inevitable.

“That’s fine, so they should, they’re not doing their job if they’re not looking at Adam Armstrong,” Mowbray said.

“That’s out of my control. For Adam’s sake let’s hope the phone rings and someone offers us a ridiculous amount of money, we shake him by the hand and we say go and bang in loads of goals in the Premier League and we’ll use some of that money in the team and can find another striker who can bang loads of goals in.

“That’s football, that’s happened since the game started. He’s shown what a talent he is.

“Let’s keep rolling, see what the summer brings for Adam and the team.”

https://www.lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/sport/19318042.west-ham-fulham-show-interest-rovers-striker-adam-armstrong/

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Re: The Official Silly Season Summer Transfer Thread 2021/22
« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2021, 03:52:05 PM »
Rumours I've seen so far:
- Adam Armstrong (striker)
- Ike Ugbo (striker)
- Taiwo Awoniyi (forward)
- Siriki Dembele (winger)
- Johnny Russell (forward)
- Yannick Bolasie (winger)
- Kean Bryan (centre-back)


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Re: The Official Silly Season Summer Transfer Thread 2021/22
« Reply #3 on: May 21, 2021, 05:37:05 PM »
We should open this thread on Sept 1st. No chance of anything before then.

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Re: The Official Silly Season Summer Transfer Thread 2021/22
« Reply #4 on: May 21, 2021, 07:23:48 PM »
We should open this thread on Sept 1st. No chance of anything before then.
This is the silly one. No need to make it too realistic or serious

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Re: The Official Silly Season Summer Transfer Thread 2021/22
« Reply #5 on: May 21, 2021, 07:41:29 PM »
Ramsdale has been excellent for Sheff Utd.


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Re: The Official Silly Season Summer Transfer Thread 2021/22
« Reply #6 on: May 21, 2021, 09:02:58 PM »
So our first target in a window where there is, according to some, no reason nor excuse for us not to do our transfer business early is also coveted by West Ham, with Everton and Brighton showing interest. Unlikely, therefore, the player will be desperate to sign for us at the moment. If so, does this mean we strike him off our list already and pursue our second-choice target? And does this not suggest that signing the players we would like is not as simple as going shopping at the supermarket?

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Re: The Official Silly Season Summer Transfer Thread 2021/22
« Reply #7 on: May 21, 2021, 09:59:57 PM »
Can a manger be added to potentials also?

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Re: The Official Silly Season Summer Transfer Thread 2021/22
« Reply #8 on: May 21, 2021, 10:03:22 PM »
The big issue is going to be Mitro , do we sell him or replace him first.


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Re: The Official Silly Season Summer Transfer Thread 2021/22
« Reply #9 on: May 21, 2021, 10:32:49 PM »
I would scout heavily in Germany right now. The modern game is the Bundesliga way. We saw it in the premier league with multiple wingback systems, and Parker even used it. If he stays with us, he and TK need to prepare us for the prem again by signing quality, goal-scoring, 1.Bundesliga 1 and 2.Bundesliga, prospects.

Taking a look at the 2.Bundesliga alone, several players in their prime have scored 5+ goals this year, and come from some form of a U19 big club like Dortmund, even Schalke before their relegation.

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Re: The Official Silly Season Summer Transfer Thread 2021/22
« Reply #10 on: May 21, 2021, 10:55:07 PM »
So our first target in a window where there is, according to some, no reason nor excuse for us not to do our transfer business early is also coveted by West Ham, with Everton and Brighton showing interest. Unlikely, therefore, the player will be desperate to sign for us at the moment. If so, does this mean we strike him off our list already and pursue our second-choice target? And does this not suggest that signing the players we would like is not as simple as going shopping at the supermarket?

So right Arthur:
So many fans can just not understand the way of the modern transfer market. The most obstructive being agents, holding out to the very last minute to obtain the most lucrative deal for their
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Re: The Official Silly Season Summer Transfer Thread 2021/22
« Reply #11 on: May 21, 2021, 11:01:09 PM »
Daryl Dike - an American scoring goals for fun in the Championship. It’d be a match made in heaven.


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Re: The Official Silly Season Summer Transfer Thread 2021/22
« Reply #12 on: May 22, 2021, 12:06:52 AM »
The big issue is going to be Mitro , do we sell him or replace him first.

Buy a replacement first then we will see who wants him.

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Re: The Official Silly Season Summer Transfer Thread 2021/22
« Reply #13 on: May 22, 2021, 01:03:59 AM »
I don’t get the Mitro love in. He has not seemed bothered this year. Rumors he asked for transfers twice, time to move on. Breaking up can be hard, but you just got to do it.

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Re: The Official Silly Season Summer Transfer Thread 2021/22
« Reply #14 on: May 22, 2021, 08:07:41 AM »
The big issue is going to be Mitro , do we sell him or replace him first.

We keep Mitrovic for the first half of the season minimum and ïn addition on deadline day bring in a ¨Loan with option¨. We can then see where we are in mid-season, the market price of Mitrovic, whether we buy the loan player, and other options in the market. David Levy will be holding out for an incredible dealon Kane, we should do the same.

Don't rush to sell Mitro (great yo-yo player), his value will increase next season in the championship. Sell him when his value is high, and we have at least one other striker integrated into the team scoring goals.

We only have two years of parchuate payments left, if we replace Mitrovic with a quality centre forward it will have to be a loan player or using the money that we get for Mitrovic. I'd want more for Mitro than we paid for Cav and Reid combined (which is unlikely to happen). Frankly, I don't care if Mitro wants to stay, we should keep him regardless.
« Last Edit: May 22, 2021, 08:22:37 AM by The Rational Fan »



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Re: The Official Silly Season Summer Transfer Thread 2021/22
« Reply #17 on: May 22, 2021, 11:26:56 AM »
We should open this thread on Sept 1st. No chance of anything before then.
This is the silly one. No need to make it too realistic or serious

Ah, yes sorry I was forgetting myself.


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Re: The Official Silly Season Summer Transfer Thread 2021/22
« Reply #18 on: May 22, 2021, 12:32:14 PM »
Just been reading about Alex Pritchard being released. I always thought he looked a decent player and would surely be a decent option on the bench for us given our lack of attacking talent?

Will get shot down as he hasn’t had the best of times at Huddersfield but who has recently.

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« Reply #19 on: May 22, 2021, 01:55:01 PM »
Just been reading about Alex Pritchard being released. I always thought he looked a decent player and would surely be a decent option on the bench for us given our lack of attacking talent?

Will get shot down as he hasn’t had the best of times at Huddersfield but who has recently.

We have enough bench warmers already so no need to sign another one.