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Diego Costa

Post by KRBFC » Sat Jan 16, 2021 3:35 pm

How much would it cost to sign him on an 18 month deal? £4m-£7m?

Get the boy signed, touch of class upfront.

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Re: Diego Costa

Post by joey13 » Sat Jan 16, 2021 3:37 pm

It’s Jan 16th today

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Re: Diego Costa

Post by Wellsy1882 » Sat Jan 16, 2021 3:37 pm

Get him in

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Re: Diego Costa

Post by ClaretAndJew » Sat Jan 16, 2021 3:38 pm

We're more likely to buy a Coffee from Costa.
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Re: Diego Costa

Post by GodIsADeeJay81 » Sat Jan 16, 2021 3:45 pm

19 goals in 81 games since the start of the 2017-18 season


I loved him when he was at Chelsea but he's clearly no longer the force he once was.

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Re: Diego Costa

Post by claptrappers_union » Sat Jan 16, 2021 3:47 pm

Wages would insane

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Re: Diego Costa

Post by KRBFC » Sat Jan 16, 2021 3:48 pm

GodIsADeeJay81 wrote:
Sat Jan 16, 2021 3:45 pm
19 goals in 81 games since the start of the 2017-18 season


I loved him when he was at Chelsea but he's clearly no longer the force he once was.
How many starts? hasn’t been a regular and it’s not just goals, Costa offers WAY more than goals.

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Re: Diego Costa

Post by Vegas Claret » Sat Jan 16, 2021 3:48 pm

strikers can't score if you don't create chances for them - that's our issue, persisting in playing Sunday league footy

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Re: Diego Costa

Post by bennitor » Sat Jan 16, 2021 3:49 pm

Poor man's Ashley Barnes.
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Re: Diego Costa

Post by KRBFC » Sat Jan 16, 2021 3:50 pm

claptrappers_union wrote:
Sat Jan 16, 2021 3:47 pm
Wages would insane
Which is my point, no transfer fee so what would it cost? £3.5m a year on wages? £5m for 18 months of Costa?

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Re: Diego Costa

Post by Wellsy1882 » Sat Jan 16, 2021 3:51 pm

bennitor wrote:
Sat Jan 16, 2021 3:49 pm
Poor man's Ashley Barnes.
Ashley barnes would struggle to get in many championship sides
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Re: Diego Costa

Post by fanzone » Sat Jan 16, 2021 3:51 pm

He's a complete c0ck

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Re: Diego Costa

Post by bennitor » Sat Jan 16, 2021 3:52 pm

:geek:
Wellsy1882 wrote:
Sat Jan 16, 2021 3:51 pm
Ashley barnes would struggle to get in many championship sides
Stop being so generous by suggesting he'd get into any :lol:

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Re: Diego Costa

Post by Mattster » Sat Jan 16, 2021 4:01 pm

He's the same style of striker as we have, he wouldn't make any real difference. It's reductive reasoning to think a slightly better quality but same style of striker makes a significant difference.

We need to be looking at where we're struggling to create and come up with solutions for that. A more mobile striker and/or someone who provides a different threat to what we currently have in midfield/wings (ie. Pace, direct dribbling) and we create more and more varied chances. That's where we need to be looking.

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Re: Diego Costa

Post by Wellsy1882 » Sat Jan 16, 2021 4:02 pm

bennitor wrote:
Sat Jan 16, 2021 3:52 pm
:geek:

Stop being so generous by suggesting he'd get into any :lol:
Im one of many few that have never wantes him near the side ever
Jay is twice the player

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Re: Diego Costa

Post by Bosscat » Sat Jan 16, 2021 4:27 pm

Wellsy1882 wrote:
Sat Jan 16, 2021 4:02 pm
Im one of many few that have never wantes him near the side ever
???

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Re: Diego Costa

Post by GodIsADeeJay81 » Sat Jan 16, 2021 5:08 pm

KRBFC wrote:
Sat Jan 16, 2021 3:48 pm
How many starts? hasn’t been a regular and it’s not just goals, Costa offers WAY more than goals.
He's been injured a lot though, misses approx half the games with injury.

He's a very high risk player to sign if his body isn't up to it anymore

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Re: Diego Costa

Post by Goodclaret » Sat Jan 16, 2021 5:16 pm

Bosscat wrote:
Sat Jan 16, 2021 4:27 pm
???
Do you not agree with those many few fans though Bosscat? Clearly, all none of them can't be incorrectly right now can they not?
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Re: Diego Costa

Post by GodIsADeeJay81 » Sat Jan 16, 2021 5:21 pm

Wellsy1882 wrote:
Sat Jan 16, 2021 4:02 pm
Im one of many few that have never wantes him near the side ever
My brain is struggling here
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Re: Diego Costa

Post by warksclaret » Sat Jan 16, 2021 5:28 pm

He Costa-too much

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Re: Diego Costa

Post by nyclaret » Sat Jan 16, 2021 5:33 pm

If fans on here were given the choice to sign Costa but we’d have to ship Wood, they’d stick with Wood.
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Re: Diego Costa

Post by KRBFC » Sat Jan 16, 2021 8:39 pm

#AnnounceDiegoCosta

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Re: Diego Costa

Post by Bordeauxclaret » Sat Jan 16, 2021 9:19 pm

Good to see KRBFC get excited about someone who is not Portuguese to be honest.
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Re: Diego Costa

Post by Right_winger » Sat Jan 16, 2021 9:38 pm

nyclaret wrote:
Sat Jan 16, 2021 5:33 pm
If fans on here were given the choice to sign Costa but we’d have to ship Wood, they’d stick with Wood.
Your not far wrong. It’s obvious there’s a huge gulf in class and ability between the 2. Wood couldn’t lace Costas boots.
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Re: Diego Costa

Post by chekhov » Sat Jan 16, 2021 9:44 pm

Right_winger wrote:
Sat Jan 16, 2021 9:38 pm
Your not far wrong. It’s obvious there’s a huge gulf in class and ability between the 2. Wood couldn’t lace Costas boots.
Might I suggest he would be able to lace Costa’s boots.

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Re: Diego Costa

Post by GodIsADeeJay81 » Sat Jan 16, 2021 10:59 pm

Bordeauxclaret wrote:
Sat Jan 16, 2021 9:19 pm
Good to see KRBFC get excited about someone who is not Portuguese to be honest.
They speak Portuguese in Brazil though, that's enough of a link for KRBFC to get excited over.

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Re: Diego Costa

Post by Jakubclaret » Sat Jan 16, 2021 11:13 pm

We need 2 fresh strikers in & 2 out, rotating the 4 we’ve got at the moment isn’t working in any combination, whether Costa would come or not it’s certainly worth some sort of enquiry & failing that try another target, it’s not sustainable long term relying on a defence to keep clean sheets in order to gain points & expecting odd goals.

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Re: Diego Costa

Post by tiger76 » Sat Jan 16, 2021 11:26 pm

Jakubclaret wrote:
Sat Jan 16, 2021 11:13 pm
We need 2 fresh strikers in & 2 out, rotating the 4 we’ve got at the moment isn’t working in any combination, whether Costa would come or not it’s certainly worth some sort of enquiry & failing that try another target, it’s not sustainable long term relying on a defence to keep clean sheets in order to gain points & expecting odd goals.
I certainly wouldn't be against shaking up our striking options, but Costa isn't a viable option, and he's no spring chicken, plus wages would be crazy, and if we're looking to inject fresh blood into our front line, I'd rather we were looking at younger players with the potential to improve, then squander money on someone such as costa.

I totally agree on your last point, the defence aren't miracle workers, and they will concede goals now and again, hence why we need to offer an attacking threat of our own, either with the existing squad, or by recruiting new bodies, we can't persist with the current malaise, otherwise we'll be visiting the likes of Huddersfield and Nobbers next season.

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Re: Diego Costa

Post by Jakubclaret » Sat Jan 16, 2021 11:33 pm

tiger76 wrote:
Sat Jan 16, 2021 11:26 pm
I certainly wouldn't be against shaking up our striking options, but Costa isn't a viable option, and he's no spring chicken, plus wages would be crazy, and if we're looking to inject fresh blood into our front line, I'd rather we were looking at younger players with the potential to improve, then squander money on someone such as costa.

I totally agree on your last point, the defence aren't miracle workers, and they will concede goals now and again, hence why we need to offer an attacking threat of our own, either with the existing squad, or by recruiting new bodies, we can't persist with the current malaise, otherwise we'll be visiting the likes of Huddersfield and Nobbers next season.
Some sort of enquiry I suggested meaning walking away if the money was too much, it’s a gamble you throw money at it works or it doesn’t work, sometimes you just need have a do & throw caution to the wind.

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Re: Diego Costa

Post by wilks_bfc » Sat Jan 16, 2021 11:38 pm

GodIsADeeJay81 wrote:
Sat Jan 16, 2021 5:21 pm
My brain is struggling here
Glad I’m not the only one

I read that and thought I’d had a few too many tonight
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Re: Diego Costa

Post by tiger76 » Sat Jan 16, 2021 11:47 pm

Jakubclaret wrote:
Sat Jan 16, 2021 11:33 pm
Some sort of enquiry I suggested meaning walking away if the money was too much, it’s a gamble you throw money at it works or it doesn’t work, sometimes you just need have a do & throw caution to the wind.
Fair enough I still can't see Costa or his agent being interested, and even if we did sign him, we would still face the problem we currently have, how do we create the chances for him to bury, until we start doing this it won't matter who plays up top, because without the ammo, they'll still be firing blanks.

I'd try Jay & Wood starting at Anfield, this partnership is one that worked well last season, and Jay needs minutes, it's probably a game we'll lose anyway, so we might as well get him some game time, and he's got good memories of that ground, whatever we can't persist with Barnes/Wood it's patently not working, so assuming we don't sign anybody in the next few days, we need to utilise any assets we do possess, and that's one way of maybe changing our fortunes, we can't be any worse than what the current pairing are offering, and also Jay is more likely to be able to link play with the midfield, and enable us to perhaps keep the ball better.

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Re: Diego Costa

Post by KRBFC » Sun Jan 17, 2021 12:16 am

tiger76 wrote:
Sat Jan 16, 2021 11:47 pm
Fair enough I still can't see Costa or his agent being interested, and even if we did sign him, we would still face the problem we currently have, how do we create the chances for him to bury, until we start doing this it won't matter who plays up top, because without the ammo, they'll still be firing blanks.

I'd try Jay & Wood starting at Anfield, this partnership is one that worked well last season, and Jay needs minutes, it's probably a game we'll lose anyway, so we might as well get him some game time, and he's got good memories of that ground, whatever we can't persist with Barnes/Wood it's patently not working, so assuming we don't sign anybody in the next few days, we need to utilise any assets we do possess, and that's one way of maybe changing our fortunes, we can't be any worse than what the current pairing are offering, and also Jay is more likely to be able to link play with the midfield, and enable us to perhaps keep the ball better.
Diego Costa would’ve scored a hat trick against MK Dons, you’re acting like Wood isn’t getting chances to score. Costa creates chances, that’s the difference between them.


Wages astronomical you say? How much is that? £4m a year?

Is spending approx £7m on an 18 month deal for Costa good value? Seems like peanuts if we retain our place this year let alone the following season.

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Re: Diego Costa

Post by tarkys_ears » Sun Jan 17, 2021 12:32 am

He'd want all kinds of signing on bonuses, bonuses for turning up to training, bonuses for putting his boots on, bonuses for having a wank...

and some idiotic club will no doubt fall for it.

Not us though and thank ****!

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Re: Diego Costa

Post by Vintage Claret » Sun Jan 17, 2021 12:55 am

tarkys_ears wrote:
Sun Jan 17, 2021 12:32 am
He'd want all kinds of signing on bonuses, bonuses for having a wank...
Yeah, not the sort of player we want to splash out on..
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Re: Diego Costa

Post by Vegas Claret » Sun Jan 17, 2021 1:28 am

I can't believe anyone would even remotely think that us signing Costa would be a possibility, unfathomable thought pattern

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Re: Diego Costa

Post by CharlieinNewMexico » Sun Jan 17, 2021 4:00 am

Vegas Claret wrote:
Sun Jan 17, 2021 1:28 am
I can't believe anyone would even remotely think that us signing Costa would be a possibility, unfathomable thought pattern
Depends if he’s up for a challenge though. He doesn’t seem to me to be a player that wants things easy. We certainly (now) have some slick pitch men in charge who could seduce him with some Bene, a bit of Madge and the honor of being Ashley’s successor :)

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Re: Diego Costa

Post by Vegas Claret » Sun Jan 17, 2021 7:14 am

CharlieinNewMexico wrote:
Sun Jan 17, 2021 4:00 am
Depends if he’s up for a challenge though. He doesn’t seem to me to be a player that wants things easy. We certainly (now) have some slick pitch men in charge who could seduce him with some Bene, a bit of Madge and the honor of being Ashley’s successor :)
he's been a miserable **** in two top sides that have loads of possession and create plenty of chances...........

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Re: Diego Costa

Post by Longsidelenny1882 » Sun Jan 17, 2021 8:37 am

Carnt see that happening but the new owners might treat the first team and staff if we stay up this season to a costa coffee each utc

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Re: Diego Costa

Post by NewClaret » Sun Jan 17, 2021 9:11 am

Vegas Claret wrote:
Sun Jan 17, 2021 1:28 am
I can't believe anyone would even remotely think that us signing Costa would be a possibility, unfathomable thought pattern
Well, it’s not as though his £16m wage demands would disrupt our structure!!

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Re: Diego Costa

Post by evensteadiereddie » Sun Jan 17, 2021 9:34 am

This nonsense is as embarrassing as Rovers reckoning to be interested in signing Ronaldinho or whoever it was.
Pack it in.

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Re: Diego Costa

Post by taio » Sun Jan 17, 2021 9:37 am

I'd imagine the chances of signing Costa would be zero.

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Re: Diego Costa

Post by tiger76 » Sun Jan 17, 2021 9:58 am

NewClaret wrote:
Sun Jan 17, 2021 9:11 am
Well, it’s not as though his £16m wage demands would disrupt our structure!!
I've no idea what his wage demands would be, but whatever they are they'd be way above our normal ceiling, and that can only lead to unrest in the dressing room, just look at what happened when Joe Hart came in on big bucks, and in his last season with us he made maybe 2 appearances from memory.

Looking at Costa's numbers he scored about 1 in 4 for Atlético during his 2nd spell, hardly prolific for a team pushing the top of the league who often dominate games, we'd be wise to steer clear of this type of signing, and TBH I can't see him being remotely interested in a move to Burnley, surely he'll be looking to join a team that's in the EL at the very least, not one that's scrapping for their lives in the PL.

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Re: Diego Costa

Post by Rileybobs » Sun Jan 17, 2021 10:27 am

Thought this was a joke thread. But it seems that some people are treating this as a serious suggestion.

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Re: Diego Costa

Post by expoultryboy » Sun Jan 17, 2021 11:33 am

More chance of signing Starbucks .

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Re: Diego Costa

Post by IanMcL » Sun Jan 17, 2021 2:25 pm

I like Diego Costa.

Might ruin our disciplinary record though.

We could afford him.

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Re: Diego Costa

Post by Vegas Claret » Sun Jan 17, 2021 3:50 pm

NewClaret wrote:
Sun Jan 17, 2021 9:11 am
Well, it’s not as though his £16m wage demands would disrupt our structure!!
:D :D indeed

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