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Matej Vydra

Post by EarbyClaret » Sun Aug 05, 2018 12:16 am

Been out of the UK for a while so apologies in advance if this has been discussed already

Anything in this or pure speculation? Seen it mentioned by a couple of sources but nothing particularly reliable.

Top scorer in the Championship last season, deal to Leeds agreed at £7.2M but broke down over personal terms. Not in the Derby squad last night.

Not suggesting he would be a primary target but if, as seems likely, we struggle to land Rodriguez, would he be a feasible/realistic alternative?

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Re: Matej Vydra

Post by Granny WeatherWax » Sun Aug 05, 2018 12:20 am

Too continental a name for dyche.

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Re: Matej Vydra

Post by mkmel » Sun Aug 05, 2018 12:34 am

One or two rumours a week or so back that we could be interested but gone quiet

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Re: Matej Vydra

Post by burnmark » Mon Aug 06, 2018 6:59 pm

The Mirror saying we are likely to sign him

https://www.mirror.co.uk/sport/football ... ssion=true" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: Matej Vydra

Post by jedi_master » Mon Aug 06, 2018 7:07 pm

Was just about to post the same - The Mirror seem confident with that wording but seen nothing else of this elsewhere.

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Re: Matej Vydra

Post by mkmel » Mon Aug 06, 2018 7:13 pm

Isn't he more of a number 10 than a striker?

We need both positions filled IMO

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Re: Matej Vydra

Post by Reecey1987 » Mon Aug 06, 2018 7:15 pm

mkmel wrote:Isn't he more of a number 10 than a striker?

We need both positions filled IMO
I should imagine he will be instead of jay rod

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Re: Matej Vydra

Post by claretrobo1 » Mon Aug 06, 2018 7:19 pm

He’s a creative player who can bag a goal. Good player at championship level so it’s worth a punt

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Re: Matej Vydra

Post by jedi_master » Mon Aug 06, 2018 7:20 pm

mkmel wrote:Isn't he more of a number 10 than a striker?

We need both positions filled IMO
We do but perhaps the club sees Vydra as a two birds one stone kind of thing?

He hasn’t set this league alight on a previous attempt but was outstanding for Derby last season. He always strikes me as someone who has the ability to step up when I have seen him play though.

I’d be quite excited by him to be fair, would prefer Rodriguez but would be interested to see what Dyche could do with Vydra.

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Re: Matej Vydra

Post by mkmel » Mon Aug 06, 2018 7:26 pm

Leeds recently had an £11M offer accepted by Derby but failed to agree terms with the player

The Leeds chairman said afterwards that Vydra is a great player but the chairman was put off because the player didn't seem that enthusiastic about joining them

I didn't realise that Vydra had scored 22 goals in the Championship last season so maybe he can be used as has been said as either a number 10 or as a striker

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Re: Matej Vydra

Post by Wokingclaret » Mon Aug 06, 2018 7:38 pm

But, he's wearing gloves

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Post by Newcastleclaret93 » Mon Aug 06, 2018 7:40 pm

I honestly think he would suit our system better than Rodriguez. He’s a proper number 10, what we have been shouting out for.

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Re: Matej Vydra

Post by Hedontplayforyou » Mon Aug 06, 2018 7:48 pm

I wouldn’t pay him the 50k a week he was reportedly asking for from Leeds. However he’s a player I wouldn’t mind seeing us take a chance on, never made it at this level in the past but players do mature and hopefully this is his time to shine with the clarets?? A proper number ten type who does have goals in him! Still think another centre mid is needed however , unless this sees Hendrick revert back to his natural position...if so then a winger, striker and a keeper if I’m being greedy
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Re: Matej Vydra

Post by mkmel » Mon Aug 06, 2018 7:55 pm

Same thoughts as me as to what positions we still ideally need filling

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Re: Matej Vydra

Post by agreenwood » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:01 pm

We wouldn’t see him for a while if he did sign. Missed preseason after a groin operation.

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Re: Matej Vydra

Post by CFS » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:02 pm

Some legs in this.

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Re: Matej Vydra

Post by burnley007 » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:03 pm

Sounds good to me.
Right sort of player.

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Re: Matej Vydra

Post by FactualFrank » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:06 pm

Report: Burnley close to concluding a deal for Derby County's Matej Vydra
http://www.hitc.com/en-gb/2018/08/06/re ... ntys-mate/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: Matej Vydra

Post by Grumps » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:09 pm

Knows dyche??

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Re: Matej Vydra

Post by randomclaret2 » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:11 pm

HITC just quoting Darren Lewis

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Re: Matej Vydra

Post by ClaretAndJew » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:15 pm

I made this happen. I tweeted him on 30th July. You're welcome

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Re: Matej Vydra

Post by agreenwood » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:21 pm

He’s pretty quick isn’t he? That’d be nice.

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Re: Matej Vydra

Post by Steddyman » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:21 pm

I'd take him at this stage of the window. I hear he has two legs and a head which is good enough for me.

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Re: Matej Vydra

Post by jedi_master » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:22 pm

Derby fans on Twitter say he’s useless until he is played in the number 10 role where he is lethal, sounds right for us positionally.

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Re: Matej Vydra

Post by karatekid » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:23 pm

Steddyman wrote:I'd take him at this stage of the window. I hear he has two legs and a head which is good enough for me.

Pretty armless signing then ;)

Just no good at throw ins.
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Re: Matej Vydra

Post by Wokingclaret » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:24 pm

Groin op in the summer, can see a fail medical here ☠️

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Re: Matej Vydra

Post by jrgbfc » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:25 pm

Seem to recall him having a really good 6 month spell in the Prem for Watford a few seasons ago but has since faded. Wouldn't be too upset if we signed him as long as he were given a fair crack of the whip instead of being thrown on for 10 minutes here and there.

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Re: Matej Vydra

Post by ksrclaret » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:26 pm

Sounds about right for us, and Derby need shut of him to balance the books having bought Marriott and Waghorn on the way too.

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Re: Matej Vydra

Post by Steve-Harpers-perm » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:26 pm

Hopefully this isn’t instead of signing Jay Rod.
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Post by Wokingclaret » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:28 pm

Suspect it will be at a 11m

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Post by Reecey1987 » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:28 pm

Steve-Harpers-perm wrote:Hopefully this isn’t instead of signing Jay Rod.
I should imagine it will be

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Re: Matej Vydra

Post by gc14 » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:39 pm

I know there aren't too many knowledgeable Derby fans about it seems, but there is one on a forum i look at
from time to time.. A Leeds fan asked him about Vydra

"It sounds strange to say about the league's top scorer ,but he's basically surplus to requirements ..
Rowett played a defensive 4231 with Vydra in the number 10 role where everything revolves on
creating chances for him ..
Lampard plays an attacking 433 with a high press, the no.9 has to lead the press and run his backside
off all game ..that's not Vydra, he can't play one of the wide roles either, we've tried that before, so basically
we want to cash in while his stock his high ! "
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Post by CoolClaret » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:43 pm

gc14 wrote:I know there aren't too many knowledgeable Derby fans about it seems, but there is one on a forum i look at
from time to time.. A Leeds fan asked him about Vydra

"It sounds strange to say about the league's top scorer ,but he's basically surplus to requirements ..
Rowett played a defensive 4231 with Vydra in the number 10 role where everything revolves on
creating chances for him ..
Lampard plays an attacking 433 with a high press, the no.9 has to lead the press and run his backside
off all game ..that's not Vydra, he can't play one of the wide roles either, we've tried that before, so basically
we want to cash in while his stock his high ! "
That sounds exactly like the role we need filling tbh

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Re: Matej Vydra

Post by DCWat » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:44 pm

Always looked a decent finisher when I’ve seen him but I wouldn’t say he seemed to be a Dyche type player.

The comment above about him only being a number 10 doesn’t suggest much flexibility either. Although if he fills the number 10 effectively and links midfield, he could be what we need.

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Post by Jakubs Tash » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:44 pm

All a little bit 'Nahki Wells' for me....
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Post by Iloveyoubrady » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:45 pm

To be honest I’d like Vydra - was quality last year. Young enough to have multiple good years and sale potential.

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Post by ecc » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:47 pm

"The Leeds chairman said afterwards that Vydra is a great player but the chairman was put off because the player didn't seem that enthusiastic about joining them."

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Post by northernpowerhouse » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:54 pm

I'd be quietly happy with this. Would be a big upgrade on Hendrick and I'm surprised he's only 26. Bargain for £10 million.

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Post by agreenwood » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:55 pm

Jakubs Tash wrote:All a little bit 'Nahki Wells' for me....
He did finish top scorer in the Championship last year to be fair. Nahki Wells never came close to that.
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Re: Matej Vydra

Post by Dodobdobodobo » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:55 pm

Is he not similar to Joelle Vossen?
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Re: Matej Vydra

Post by boatshed bill » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:55 pm

Jakubs Tash wrote:All a little bit 'Nahki Wells' for me....
Absolutely, and only two years younger.

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Post by Dodobdobodobo » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:56 pm

Dodobdobodobo wrote:Is he not similar to Jelle Vossen?
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Re: Matej Vydra

Post by Slurpy » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:56 pm

Would be the 3rd season running we have bought the Championship Top or Eventual top scorer.

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Re: Matej Vydra

Post by tiger76 » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:58 pm

ecc wrote:"The Leeds chairman said afterwards that Vydra is a great player but the chairman was put off because the player didn't seem that enthusiastic about joining them."

:D
Good to see he's got standards then :)

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Re: Matej Vydra

Post by agreenwood » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:59 pm

Would prefer Jay Rod, I have to admit.

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Re: Matej Vydra

Post by Vegas Claret » Mon Aug 06, 2018 9:01 pm

he'll fit well in the Premier League, likes to fall over with minimum contact - we might get a pen

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Re: Matej Vydra

Post by Silkyskills1 » Mon Aug 06, 2018 9:02 pm

agreenwood wrote:He did finish top scorer in the Championship last year to be fair. Nahki Wells never came close to that.
I think they may have something else in common.

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Re: Matej Vydra

Post by jedi_master » Mon Aug 06, 2018 9:06 pm

My only reservation is that I have this niggling doubt that if we sign Vydra, he could wind up being the type that Dyche barely uses and we never get to truly see him get settled.

I’m not sure what that’s based on as every player is different, but it’s a concern I have. I would, as agreenwood has said, prefer Rodriguez.

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Re: Matej Vydra

Post by watsonsclarets » Mon Aug 06, 2018 9:10 pm

https://youtu.be/iNwmIK9OcqE" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

For people who have not seen him.

Got to love the welcome to Leeds bit.
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Re: Matej Vydra

Post by joey13 » Mon Aug 06, 2018 9:10 pm

Vydra It gets worse

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