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Re: The Official Silly Season Summer Transfer Thread 2021/22
« Reply #540 on: July 23, 2021, 07:01:28 AM »
I like the look of Muniz. Impressed with his aerial ability. Can he play wide?

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Re: The Official Silly Season Summer Transfer Thread 2021/22
« Reply #541 on: July 23, 2021, 08:14:07 AM »
Given financial fair play and our numerous centre half’s I would seriously consider £6 million for Hector from Bournemouth, maybe it’s just me 🤷‍♂️

i certainly hope it's just you because it would mean we'd actually be relying on kongolo, mawson or ream to play week in, week out. on reflection i'd probably say MLM is the most reliable option after tosin and hector
No, I agree also. From the CB list, I would get rid of Hector, MLM, Odoi, Ream. None of these are good enough at prem level so why keep them. Keep Kongolo, Mawson and Tosin. I'd be bringing in a quality younger CB with potential on a loan to buy and I'd bring in an older experienced CB on a free or cheap like a Scott Dann type. Would also assess whether Opoku could feature next season as a squad option.

You can’t go through a season with 3 senior centre backs (2 of whom haven’t played a full season in years so essentially leave us with 1.5 CB’s) for what is at least a 48 game season and then sign a young player and expect them to be there or there abouts for a team that’s in theory going to be challenging for top 2. Dann is dead money because he’s too old for the PL with no resale value so you may as well keep Hector who’s at a similar level and sell him next year once we’re up

Yep. And I'm no fan of Ream but even shipping him out only to pay all the costs of bringing Scott Dann in as a replacement makes no sense.
Dann is a much better player and leader/organiser than Ream. He is a free agent also so it's not a matter of huge costs. But ok, I heard Ream has another year left, so let's keep him in reserve. I would ship out the others I mentioned though. I cannot believe I read somewhere that MLM was to have his contract extended. That would be really crazy. The guy is not up to it.
We exercised the additional year on his contract, this is a workaround for FFP. Means his amortisation costs drop as the total fee is done over the length of the contract so gives us an extra year
Ok, thanks for explaining. There must be a financial reason for extending, as footballing ability wise it makes zero sense.

Yeah they were all extended for FFP reasons. It’s better to have them on the wage bill for another FFP wise, rather than let them go for free and therefore fail
FFP because of it

This underscores the lunacy of FFP. Spend another £1m on a squad player's wages that cannot be justified from a business or football perspective in order to improve your books. I can only hope we have a year long loan deal lined up where his wages are fully covered.

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Re: The Official Silly Season Summer Transfer Thread 2021/22
« Reply #542 on: July 23, 2021, 08:29:28 AM »
Gossip says Kane to Man City in a 160 mil deal with wages of 400k a week. How can they justify this. Sheer madness & how do they get away with FFP.


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Re: The Official Silly Season Summer Transfer Thread 2021/22
« Reply #543 on: July 23, 2021, 08:42:06 AM »
Given financial fair play and our numerous centre half’s I would seriously consider £6 million for Hector from Bournemouth, maybe it’s just me 🤷‍♂️

i certainly hope it's just you because it would mean we'd actually be relying on kongolo, mawson or ream to play week in, week out. on reflection i'd probably say MLM is the most reliable option after tosin and hector
No, I agree also. From the CB list, I would get rid of Hector, MLM, Odoi, Ream. None of these are good enough at prem level so why keep them. Keep Kongolo, Mawson and Tosin. I'd be bringing in a quality younger CB with potential on a loan to buy and I'd bring in an older experienced CB on a free or cheap like a Scott Dann type. Would also assess whether Opoku could feature next season as a squad option.

You can’t go through a season with 3 senior centre backs (2 of whom haven’t played a full season in years so essentially leave us with 1.5 CB’s) for what is at least a 48 game season and then sign a young player and expect them to be there or there abouts for a team that’s in theory going to be challenging for top 2. Dann is dead money because he’s too old for the PL with no resale value so you may as well keep Hector who’s at a similar level and sell him next year once we’re up

Yep. And I'm no fan of Ream but even shipping him out only to pay all the costs of bringing Scott Dann in as a replacement makes no sense.
Dann is a much better player and leader/organiser than Ream. He is a free agent also so it's not a matter of huge costs. But ok, I heard Ream has another year left, so let's keep him in reserve. I would ship out the others I mentioned though. I cannot believe I read somewhere that MLM was to have his contract extended. That would be really crazy. The guy is not up to it.
We exercised the additional year on his contract, this is a workaround for FFP. Means his amortisation costs drop as the total fee is done over the length of the contract so gives us an extra year
Ok, thanks for explaining. There must be a financial reason for extending, as footballing ability wise it makes zero sense.

Yeah they were all extended for FFP reasons. It’s better to have them on the wage bill for another FFP wise, rather than let them go for free and therefore fail
FFP because of it

This underscores the lunacy of FFP. Spend another £1m on a squad player's wages that cannot be justified from a business or football perspective in order to improve your books. I can only hope we have a year long loan deal lined up where his wages are fully covered.

I doubt it, you’ll probably find they will sit here a few then some may head out towards the end of the window

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Re: The Official Silly Season Summer Transfer Thread 2021/22
« Reply #544 on: July 23, 2021, 09:30:59 AM »
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I hope this Brazilian lad isn't to replace Mitro.

I don’t think he is to replace Mitro, he’s coming (if it happens) to add more speed and alternatives to the attack. We need to score more goals, that’s pretty obvious.
I am starting to dream of two strikers up front in an attacking 4-4-2 formation, one with real pace the other good in the air all resulting in a regular 2/3 goals per game at the Cottage.

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Re: The Official Silly Season Summer Transfer Thread 2021/22
« Reply #545 on: July 23, 2021, 10:16:29 AM »
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I hope this Brazilian lad isn't to replace Mitro.

I don’t think he is to replace Mitro, he’s coming (if it happens) to add more speed and alternatives to the attack. We need to score more goals, that’s pretty obvious.
I am starting to dream of two strikers up front in an attacking 4-4-2 formation, one with real pace the other good in the air all resulting in a regular 2/3 goals per game at the Cottage.

And crosses slightly more accurate than Johnny Key's...


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Re: The Official Silly Season Summer Transfer Thread 2021/22
« Reply #546 on: July 23, 2021, 10:29:06 AM »
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I hope this Brazilian lad isn't to replace Mitro.

I don’t think he is to replace Mitro, he’s coming (if it happens) to add more speed and alternatives to the attack. We need to score more goals, that’s pretty obvious.
I am starting to dream of two strikers up front in an attacking 4-4-2 formation, one with real pace the other good in the air all resulting in a regular 2/3 goals per game at the Cottage.

Watching Muniz clips he scored the majority of his goals with his head!

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Re: The Official Silly Season Summer Transfer Thread 2021/22
« Reply #547 on: July 23, 2021, 10:29:37 AM »
Think some people need to face the reality that we probably won't get more than a month or two out of Mawson, or more than a game or two out of Kongolo. I don't especially rate MLM but he's probably our 3rd or 4th choice CB, effectively, depending how generous you want to be to Ream.
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Re: The Official Silly Season Summer Transfer Thread 2021/22
« Reply #548 on: July 23, 2021, 10:54:59 AM »
Think some people need to face the reality that we probably won't get more than a month or two out of Mawson, or more than a game or two out of Kongolo. I don't especially rate MLM but he's probably our 3rd or 4th choice CB, effectively, depending how generous you want to be to Ream.

That's not an absolute certainty though. If I was a betting man, based on history, sure, but we're not really privy to what the medical staff know. Kongolo could easily come back and be injury free on the back of some horrible bad luck.


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Re: The Official Silly Season Summer Transfer Thread 2021/22
« Reply #549 on: July 23, 2021, 10:55:45 AM »
Lookman to palace being rumoured

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Re: The Official Silly Season Summer Transfer Thread 2021/22
« Reply #550 on: July 23, 2021, 11:29:09 AM »
Lookman to palace being rumoured
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Re: The Official Silly Season Summer Transfer Thread 2021/22
« Reply #551 on: July 23, 2021, 12:07:55 PM »
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I hope this Brazilian lad isn't to replace Mitro.

I don’t think he is to replace Mitro, he’s coming (if it happens) to add more speed and alternatives to the attack. We need to score more goals, that’s pretty obvious.
I am starting to dream of two strikers up front in an attacking 4-4-2 formation, one with real pace the other good in the air all resulting in a regular 2/3 goals per game at the Cottage.

Watching Muniz clips he scored the majority of his goals with his head!
Right then, we just need the wide men who can deliver good crosses, can't remember the last time we saw one of them in action at the Cottage.


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Re: The Official Silly Season Summer Transfer Thread 2021/22
« Reply #552 on: July 23, 2021, 12:20:10 PM »
and we can speed up the announcement by using fully imMUNIZed as the headline

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Re: The Official Silly Season Summer Transfer Thread 2021/22
« Reply #553 on: July 23, 2021, 12:53:02 PM »
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I hope this Brazilian lad isn't to replace Mitro.

I don’t think he is to replace Mitro, he’s coming (if it happens) to add more speed and alternatives to the attack. We need to score more goals, that’s pretty obvious.
I am starting to dream of two strikers up front in an attacking 4-4-2 formation, one with real pace the other good in the air all resulting in a regular 2/3 goals per game at the Cottage.

Watching Muniz clips he scored the majority of his goals with his head!
Right then, we just need the wide men who can deliver good crosses, can't remember the last time we saw one of them in action at the Cottage.

Bryan and Tete both deliver good crosses. The wingers, not so much.

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Re: The Official Silly Season Summer Transfer Thread 2021/22
« Reply #554 on: July 23, 2021, 12:53:26 PM »
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I hope this Brazilian lad isn't to replace Mitro.

I don’t think he is to replace Mitro, he’s coming (if it happens) to add more speed and alternatives to the attack. We need to score more goals, that’s pretty obvious.
I am starting to dream of two strikers up front in an attacking 4-4-2 formation, one with real pace the other good in the air all resulting in a regular 2/3 goals per game at the Cottage.

Watching Muniz clips he scored the majority of his goals with his head!
Right then, we just need the wide men who can deliver good crosses, can't remember the last time we saw one of them in action at the Cottage.

Get Harry Wilson in!


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Re: The Official Silly Season Summer Transfer Thread 2021/22
« Reply #555 on: July 23, 2021, 12:58:23 PM »
I think we may see a different Cavaliero this season. He needs unshackling and one would hope that Silva will do just that.


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Re: The Official Silly Season Summer Transfer Thread 2021/22
« Reply #557 on: July 23, 2021, 01:15:12 PM »
https://mobile.twitter.com/Sean_Gallagher9/status/1418535027663593475

I've seen that elsewhere this morning too.  It's a shame because I still think he has something to offer us, but we've dicked the guy about so much that it's not surprising.


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Re: The Official Silly Season Summer Transfer Thread 2021/22
« Reply #558 on: July 23, 2021, 01:18:22 PM »
https://mobile.twitter.com/Sean_Gallagher9/status/1418535027663593475

I've seen that elsewhere this morning too.  It's a shame because I still think he has something to offer us, but we've dicked the guy about so much that it's not surprising.
maybe this means that Seri will stay

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Re: The Official Silly Season Summer Transfer Thread 2021/22
« Reply #559 on: July 23, 2021, 01:19:43 PM »
https://mobile.twitter.com/Sean_Gallagher9/status/1418535027663593475

Looking through the comments it's clear he's well loved there and he deserves that. With a consistent run of games he is quality.