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Brownhill having medical

Post by BurnleyHeff » Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:24 am

Josh Brownhill having medical ahead of 10m move. Wells having medical at Bristol ahead of 4m move

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Re: Brownhill having medical

Post by Steve1956 » Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:27 am

Does anyone know anything about Brownhill.what type of player is he?

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Re: Brownhill having medical

Post by Burnley1989 » Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:29 am

Brownhill, just seen off Brunshaw Road
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Re: Brownhill having medical

Post by IanMcL » Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:31 am

£4m with a year and a half on his contract, seems very low and odd for a high goalscorer!

£10m for a player we were not paying £10m for, seems exceptionally high!

Odd.

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Re: Brownhill having medical

Post by Burnley1989 » Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:32 am

didn't take long
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Re: Brownhill having medical

Post by williamjblazkowicz » Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:32 am

BurnleyHeff wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:24 am
Josh Brownhill having medical ahead of 10m move. Wells having medical at Bristol ahead of 4m move
Bristol City have our pants down if Wells is only going there for £4mil. Hope it's more than that!

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Re: Brownhill having medical

Post by rufus lumley » Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:33 am

He is like Gareth Bale but better .

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Re: Brownhill having medical

Post by Steve1956 » Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:33 am

Burnley1989 wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:32 am
didn't take long
It never does mate. :roll:

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Re: Brownhill having medical

Post by Flying Without Ings » Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:34 am

Boden just tweeting about Brownhill now...after the story broke yesterday evening. Does he still pretend to be in the know on transfers?
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Re: Brownhill having medical

Post by Steve1956 » Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:35 am

rufus lumley wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:33 am
He is like Gareth Bale but better .
Oh good,hes a bargain then thanks for your input.

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Re: Brownhill having medical

Post by Granny WeatherWax » Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:35 am

Excellent. Just the sort of signing we should be making.

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Re: Brownhill having medical

Post by Steve1956 » Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:36 am

Funny how Wells suddenly becomes worth trillions when we finally agree to sell him :lol:
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Re: Brownhill having medical

Post by Granny WeatherWax » Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:37 am

Its obvious Well's value has been used as a makeweight for getting Brownhill in.

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Re: Brownhill having medical

Post by NottsClaret » Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:37 am

Flying Without Ings wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:34 am
Boden just tweeting about Brownhill now...after the story broke yesterday evening. Does he still pretend to be in the know on transfers?
Not sure he does pretend. Gossip queens like Nixon take care of that. Don't get the obsession anyway, just tell me when someone has signed.

Maybe he's one of those journalistic sports dinosaurs who reports on things he's seen and offers an opinion rather than copy and pasting rumours off the internet. Probably explains while he'll be out of a job soon to be fair.
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Re: Brownhill having medical

Post by bobinho » Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:39 am

Burnley1989 wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:29 am
Brownhill, just seen off Brunshaw Road
See what ya did there... ;)
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Re: Brownhill having medical

Post by Burnley1989 » Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:40 am

Granny WeatherWax wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:37 am
Its obvious Well's value has been used as a makeweight for getting Brownhill in.
It could well be how clubs wish to announce the split to fans, softens the blow to their fans losing their captain if they mark his value higher in the transfer.

Probably not to be fair though :)

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Re: Brownhill having medical

Post by Stan Tastic » Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:46 am

First Harry Potts Way and now Brownhill Avenue, really makes you think.

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Re: Brownhill having medical

Post by steve_f » Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:47 am

After the rumours earlier in the week I decided to watch the Bristol city match on Tuesday evening. He looked to be an above average midfield playmaker. Was also doing a fair bit of defensive work. Stood out as their best player by a long way.
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Re: Brownhill having medical

Post by ClaretLoup » Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:52 am

Maybe the reason for the alleged low valuation on Wells is because Burnley may have to pay a percentage to Huddersfield over what they paid for him.
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Re: Brownhill having medical

Post by Granny WeatherWax » Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:53 am

ClaretLoup wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:52 am
Maybe the reason for the alleged low valuation on Wells is because Burnley may have to pay a percentage to Huddersfield over what they paid for him.
Good thinking.

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Re: Brownhill having medical

Post by PremierLeagueClass » Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:55 am

A typical Burnley signing and I mean that in the best possible way.

- Young
- proven in a tough league
- leadership qualities

Should the worst happen and we go down, we will be primed for another instant return.
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Re: Brownhill having medical

Post by warksclaret » Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:00 am

We may be slow at getting players signed but I have never doubted our ability to get a great price from our sales (the sale of Vokes and Gray was good business). Wells did not have a queue of people wanting to buy him. If £4m is too cheap the likes of Forest and others would have stepped in by now. Lets not forget the window closes tomorrow

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Re: Brownhill having medical

Post by Tinribs » Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:01 am

IanMcL wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:31 am
£4m with a year and a half on his contract, seems very low and odd for a high goalscorer!

£10m for a player we were not paying £10m for, seems exceptionally high!

Odd.
We have signed a player for 1 million pounds cheaper than he would have been in the summer (and that’s if he would then choose us) and also got a striker off the payroll who was deemed not good enough by coaching staff to even sit on the bench
Tremendous business
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Re: Brownhill having medical

Post by ClaretTony » Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:03 am

Burnley1989 wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:29 am
Brownhill, just seen off Brunshaw Road
Well that made me laugh this morning
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Re: Brownhill having medical

Post by mdd2 » Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:06 am

Makes sense to undervalue both from our point of view so that there is no profit from Wells and nothing owed to Huddersfield. This cunning plan was aired by another poster somewhere on here yesterday. Maybe he advises the Board and Mike Rigg?

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Re: Brownhill having medical

Post by wilks_bfc » Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:07 am

ClaretLoup wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:52 am
Maybe the reason for the alleged low valuation on Wells is because Burnley may have to pay a percentage to Huddersfield over what they paid for him.
So we “screwed” (their words) Huddersfield over the Neil Hart/CEO and now because we haven’t made a profit on Wells they won’t get anything from the deal.

They are going to really love us :lol:

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Re: Brownhill having medical

Post by RVclaret » Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:11 am

Seen lots of Bristol fans disappointed to see him leave. Captain at 24, box to box midfielder who is decent on the ball. Sounds like a good fit.

When do we reckon his first start will be?

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Re: Brownhill having medical

Post by ewanrob » Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:13 am

I think we are lucky he started to score some goals, would have gone for nothing otherwise.
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Re: Brownhill having medical

Post by kentonclaret » Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:14 am

?
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Re: Brownhill having medical

Post by wilks_bfc » Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:14 am

RVclaret wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:11 am
Seen lots of Bristol fans disappointed to see him leave. Captain at 24, box to box midfielder who is decent on the ball. Sounds like a good fit.

When do we reckon his first start will be?
Pre-season game against Accy??
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Re: Brownhill having medical

Post by Steve1956 » Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:17 am

RVclaret wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:11 am
Seen lots of Bristol fans disappointed to see him leave. Captain at 24, box to box midfielder who is decent on the ball. Sounds like a good fit.

When do we reckon his first start will be?
Bournemouth at home

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Re: Brownhill having medical

Post by claretlegend » Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:19 am

If someone said at the start of this season we'd get 4m for Wells we'd have snapped their hand off. But after a good half-season in the championship you maybe expect nearer 6m. At least we're getting a much needed centre midfielder.

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Re: Brownhill having medical

Post by clive40golf » Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:22 am

So who does everyone think he’ll replace in the first team?

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Re: Brownhill having medical

Post by jrgbfc » Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:23 am

RVclaret wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:11 am
Seen lots of Bristol fans disappointed to see him leave. Captain at 24, box to box midfielder who is decent on the ball. Sounds like a good fit.

When do we reckon his first start will be?
Next season :D

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Re: Brownhill having medical

Post by SGr » Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:23 am

clive40golf wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:22 am
So who does everyone think he’ll replace in the first team?
Cork. It has to be, surely.
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Re: Brownhill having medical

Post by FactualFrank » Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:24 am

Is he someone who is best in the middle, but can also cover out wide on the right... so a replacement for Hendrick?

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Re: Brownhill having medical

Post by Bigvince » Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:26 am

;) Right wing instead of hendrick

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Re: Brownhill having medical

Post by jrgbfc » Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:28 am

FactualFrank wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:24 am
Is he someone who is best in the middle, but can also cover out wide on the right... so a replacement for Hendrick?
I wouldn't be surprised if we've signed him to play in the Hendrick role from next season. But at least Cork and Westwood will have some genuine competition now.

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Re: Brownhill having medical

Post by mdd2 » Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:30 am

Replaces Marney who replaced Deary?

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Re: Brownhill having medical

Post by Steve1956 » Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:35 am

Just showed a clip of him scoring a cracker on Sky,needs work on his celebration though....welcome to Turf Moor Josh.
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Re: Brownhill having medical

Post by box_of_frogs » Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:36 am

wilks_bfc wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:14 am
Pre-season game against Accy??
2021... ;)

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Re: Brownhill having medical

Post by Clevedon Claret » Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:36 am

I see Brownhill as Cork's replacement rather than Hendrick. Younger, faster, stronger.

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Re: Brownhill having medical

Post by Bosscat » Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:37 am

Hope he doesn't start frequenting this pub
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Re: Brownhill having medical

Post by dpinsussex » Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:44 am

Before we get carried away. Let's hope he passes the medical first :)

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Re: Brownhill having medical

Post by Longsidelenny » Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:46 am

Tell him to bring a cushion for the bench won’t be dyche fit till next season 😂 utc

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Re: Brownhill having medical

Post by mdd2 » Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:49 am

Let's hope that his urine test doesn't show up dodgy knees

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Re: Brownhill having medical

Post by ashtonlongsider » Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:52 am

I know it's all about opinions but for the life of me I can't understand why some people think any new midfield, who we may or may not sign will replace Jack Cork. JC has been more or less ever present since he returned at the start of the 17/18 season and has been a major contributor to our success. I personally don't see that situation changing any time soon.
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Re: Brownhill having medical

Post by jackmiggins » Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:53 am

Thank God this message board didn’t exist when our only signing was Peter Noble!! A signing from Swindon Town - look at how he turned out!

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Re: Brownhill having medical

Post by Devils_Advocate » Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:55 am

No rush for him to become a first 11 regular this season. Joining us in Jan gives a great opportunity for him to settle in, get used to the players and get up to speed with what Dyche expects.

Tarks, Ward, Taylor and Westwood all came in as backup and grew in to fantastic first 11 players so no need to put the lad under too much pressure to shine immediately this season
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Re: Brownhill having medical

Post by arise_sir_charge » Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:56 am

ashtonlongsider wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:52 am
I know it's all about opinions but for the life of me I can't understand why some people think any new midfield, who we may or may not sign will replace Jack Cork. JC has been more or less ever present since he returned at the start of the 17/18 season and has been a major contributor to our success. I personally don't see that situation changing any time soon.
Andy Lochead was a major contributor to our success, but I wouldn't pick him now.

Cork is the obvious one in need of "upgrade". He's not had the best of times for 18 months now.

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