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Transfer Deadline Day

Postby Falcon » Thu Aug 08, 2019 9:04 am

Arsenal agree fee for David Luiz

Spurs apparently in for Dybala, Sessegnon and Lo Celso

Lukaku's off to Inter Milan

Will Burnley swoop in with any last minute deals?

And more importantly, will we keep all our first team together...

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Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Postby Falcon » Thu Aug 08, 2019 9:06 am

West Ham have done the first deal of the day, signing Swiss international Albian Ajeti for 8m

Brighton are in for Mooy on a season long loan

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Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Postby claretburns » Thu Aug 08, 2019 9:15 am

Dybala terms agreed, what an amazing signing for Spurs!

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Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Postby kentonclaret » Thu Aug 08, 2019 9:18 am

If Burnley get the player we need to add some depth in midfield and ship out Nakhi Wells and Vydra it will have been a decent enough window given financial constraints etc.
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Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Postby Falcon » Thu Aug 08, 2019 9:19 am

Arsenal agree fee of £25m for Celtic's Kieran Tierney

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Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Postby TheFamilyCat » Thu Aug 08, 2019 9:22 am

kentonclaret wrote:If Burnley get the player we need to add some depth in midfield and ship out Nakhi Wells and Vydra it will have been a decent enough window given financial constraints etc.


I would be concerned about shipping out Wells and Vydra as I would like four forwards.
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Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Postby Falcon » Thu Aug 08, 2019 9:56 am

Sky Sports have reported that Sampdoria's Belgian midfielder Dennis Praet has arrived at Leicester’s training ground to undergo a medical and discuss personal terms over a proposed £18m move.

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Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Postby tiger76 » Thu Aug 08, 2019 10:07 am

TheFamilyCat wrote:I would be concerned about shipping out Wells and Vydra as I would like four forwards.


Maybe they're fed up being bench warmers,and actually want to play,particularly Vydra who is clearly not in Sean's thoughts even as an impact sub.

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Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Postby TheFamilyCat » Thu Aug 08, 2019 10:36 am

tiger76 wrote:Maybe they're fed up being bench warmers,and actually want to play,particularly Vydra who is clearly not in Sean's thoughts even as an impact sub.


Wouldn't be fussed about Wells leaving but I'd really like to see Vydra given a chance; along with Wood, Barnes and Jay, that's a really good, mixed front four to choose from. Alas, it appears very unlikely that it will happen.

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Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Postby lucs86 » Thu Aug 08, 2019 10:37 am

We play with 2 strikers, going into the season with 3 is asking for trouble.

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Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Postby FactualFrank » Thu Aug 08, 2019 10:38 am

lucs86 wrote:We play with 2 strikers, going into the season with 3 is asking for trouble.


Absolutely. We need a minimum of 4. Ideally, 4 plus a youth player who can make the bench in cup games with the possibility of minutes.

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Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Postby Falcon » Thu Aug 08, 2019 10:39 am

Marcos Rojo rumoured to be off to Everton

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Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Postby Falcon » Thu Aug 08, 2019 10:56 am

Dybala deal now off

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Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Postby ClaretTony » Thu Aug 08, 2019 10:59 am

lucs86 wrote:We play with 2 strikers, going into the season with 3 is asking for trouble.


Looking back at who has and who hasn't played up front, I can't see having three is asking for any trouble.

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Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Postby Corky » Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:01 am

I think we have probably done our bargain basement dealing for this window. Going to have a nice bottle of beer in the sunshine before it rains.

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Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Postby Falcon » Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:13 am

Newcastle have signed a Swedish defender Emil Krafth and are supposed to be in for Andy Carroll!

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Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Postby Rick_Muller » Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:15 am

Falcon wrote:Dybala deal now off

didn't know we were in for him...

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Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Postby TheFamilyCat » Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:16 am

Falcon wrote:Dybala deal now off


Dybalacal!

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Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Postby summitclaret » Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:19 am

ClaretTony wrote:Looking back at who has and who hasn't played up front, I can't see having three is asking for any trouble.


What about injuries etc? Surely we need 4 for every position especially strikers with a 442 system. It's just like cm and cb.

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Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Postby ClaretTony » Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:23 am

summitclaret wrote:What about injuries etc? Surely we need 4 for every position especially strikers with a 442 system. It's just like cm and cb.


You bring someone else in when you have injuries - it's not like cb at all because you can change system and play with one striker should there be a crisis. I was just suggesting that it is some considerable time ago that we weren't able to play two strikers due to injuries.

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Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Postby Herts Clarets » Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:24 am

ClaretTony wrote:Looking back at who has and who hasn't played up front, I can't see having three is asking for any trouble.


1 injury, 1 suspension leaves us with just 1 forward and back to the square pegs in round holes scenario again. Hendrick playing off a striker, a couple of seasons back Arfield as central midfielder when Marney was injured. Neither of these worked......

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Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Postby ClaretTony » Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:26 am

Herts Clarets wrote:Hendrick playing off a striker, a couple of seasons back Arfield as central midfielder when Marney was injured. Neither of these worked......


Hendrick playing there was when we were moving up to 4th in the table. I thought it worked perfectly.

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Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Postby tiger76 » Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:26 am

TheFamilyCat wrote:Wouldn't be fussed about Wells leaving but I'd really like to see Vydra given a chance; along with Wood, Barnes and Jay, that's a really good, mixed front four to choose from. Alas, it appears very unlikely that it will happen.


I agree i think Vydra could be an asset,but i he doesn't get a fair crack of the whip,how is he supposed to prove his worth.
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Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Postby ClaretTony » Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:27 am

tiger76 wrote:I agree i think Vydra could be an asset,but i he doesn't get a fair crack of the whip,how is he supposed to prove his worth.


Vydra isn't going to get game time and it would be best for him if he moved on I would think

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Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Postby summitclaret » Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:28 am

ClaretTony wrote:You bring someone else in when you have injuries - it's not like cb at all because you can change system and play with one striker should there be a crisis. I was just suggesting that it is some considerable time ago that we weren't able to play two strikers due to injuries.


Yes but that takes us away from our preferred system and probably increases the chances of injuries in future. I just don't get that people seem to think that we should take risks when can afford not to.

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Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Postby FactualFrank » Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:30 am

summitclaret wrote:Yes but that takes us away from our preferred system and probably increases the chances of injuries in future. I just don't get that people seem to think that we should take risks when can afford not to.


Yep. We're playing well with 2 up top. If Wood or Barnes gets a knock, Jay comes in. If we only have 3, then we have no forward on the bench and we have to shift our formation around and play 4-5-1 or 4-4-1-1... which we'd be playing now, if it was our first choice set up.

4 forwards means we don't need to switch the system around and instead stick to what appears to be SD's preferred option.

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Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Postby Siddo » Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:34 am

summitclaret wrote:What about injuries etc? Surely we need 4 for every position especially strikers with a 442 system. It's just like cm and cb.

2 for each position, hence squad size. I see what you mean about strikers though.

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Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Postby tiger76 » Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:35 am

ClaretTony wrote:Vydra isn't going to get game time and it would be best for him if he moved on I would think


It's probably best for all parties if Vydra goes,some transfers just don't work out,and that's the case here,i only hope BFC can recoup most of our outlay.

The lad might as well be playing even if he drops down to the Champ,rather than twiddling his thumbs on our bench.

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Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Postby ZizkovClaret » Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:35 am

Wanyama available on loan apparently....

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Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Postby Firthy » Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:38 am

ZizkovClaret wrote:Wanyama available on loan apparently....


And ????? Not a chance in hell of him coming here :shock:

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Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Postby Falcon » Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:39 am

Brighton have signed Romaric Yapi from PSG for their under 23 squad. Meh.

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Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Postby ZizkovClaret » Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:46 am

Firthy wrote:And ????? Not a chance in hell of him coming here :shock:


Any less or more likely that Drinkwater? Hard to say really tbh

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Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Postby Vegas Claret » Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:49 am

Andy Carroll looks to be heading back to Newcastle
Watford in for Danny Rose
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Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Postby tiger76 » Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:51 am

If we don't try we'll never know,we can offer 1st team football at PL level,and also a shop window for players hoping to impress,which both Drinkwater and Wanyama should be tempted by,i'm sure they'd rather be walking out at the Emirates next week,then rotting in the Chelsea and Spurs reserves.
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Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Postby Quickenthetempo » Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:59 am

We could do with Loaning Andy Carroll for the Arsenal match, to help Ashley Barnes against Luiz and Sokratis.

Could be a right royal rumble.

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Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Postby northernpowerhouse » Thu Aug 08, 2019 12:07 pm

Firthy wrote:And ????? Not a chance in hell of him coming here :shock:


I don't see why not. Won't be on huge wages at Spurs and will be heading to a lower-half Premier League side. Would be a cracking signing.

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Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Postby Vegas Claret » Thu Aug 08, 2019 12:09 pm

northernpowerhouse wrote:I don't see why not. Won't be on huge wages at Spurs and will be heading to a lower-half Premier League side. Would be a cracking signing.


I would imagine Daniel Levy would put a fairly hefty loan fee in place like he does for most Spurs players.

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Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Postby Goobs » Thu Aug 08, 2019 12:11 pm

Quickenthetempo wrote:We could do with Loaning Andy Carroll for the Arsenal match, to help Ashley Barnes against Luiz and Sokratis.

Could be a right royal rumble.

Thank God I googled Luiz Arsenal before pointing out what I thought was an error 8-)

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Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Postby BurnleyFC » Thu Aug 08, 2019 12:19 pm

Calm down lads, there's always the free agents to look at after tonight.

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Re: Transfer Deadline Day

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Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Postby Herts Clarets » Thu Aug 08, 2019 12:28 pm

Chester Perry wrote:Wells to QPR apparently
https://twitter.com/Matt_Law_DT/status/ ... 6771944448


Same guy reporting we are close to an agreement to take Drinkwater on a season loan....

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Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Postby Hibsclaret » Thu Aug 08, 2019 12:36 pm

Why on earth would anyone touch Andy Carroll with a barge pole....ahh yes Newcastle linked. Absolutely laughable signing that should help the Geordies cement their place in the bottom 3.
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Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Postby FactualFrank » Thu Aug 08, 2019 12:40 pm

Falcon wrote:Spurs apparently in for Dybala, Sessegnon and Lo Celso


Sess has signed for £30 mil according to Sky Sources. That could be a very sound move for Spurs.

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Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Postby Falcon » Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:10 pm

Looks like the Carroll to Newcastle move is definitely happening. 1 year deal.

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Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Postby Hazzyclaret1955 » Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:10 pm

BBC News Sport "Danny Drinkwater close to signing year long loan with Burnley"

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Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Postby Spike » Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:19 pm

Falcon wrote:Brighton have signed Romaric Yapi from PSG for their under 23 squad. Meh.


they're all a bit Yapi at that club.

still think they will go down

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Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Postby Bosscat » Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:21 pm

Hazzyclaret1955 wrote:BBC News Sport "Danny Drinkwater close to signing year long loan with Burnley"

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/49276542

Yup here it is

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Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Postby Nonayforever » Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:24 pm

Hazzyclaret1955 wrote:BBC News Sport "Danny Drinkwater close to signing year long loan with Burnley"


One has to ask the question is this the culmination of protracted negotiations, which if so is approaching brilliant, or a knee jerk reaction to a failed transfer window and a management team trying to save face.

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Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Postby Rileybobs » Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:27 pm

Nonayforever wrote:One has to ask the question is this the culmination of protracted negotiations, which if so is approaching brilliant, or a knee jerk reaction to a failed transfer window and a management team trying to save face.


What it would do is make a lot of people who have contributed to this and the BFC transfers thread look really, really, really stupid.
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Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Postby Tall Paul » Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:27 pm

Nonayforever wrote:One has to ask the question is this the culmination of protracted negotiations, which if so is approaching brilliant, or a knee jerk reaction to a failed transfer window and a management team trying to save face.


Does it matter?


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