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    Quote Originally Posted by ***Stuzzza*** View Post
    If we could add 3 clones of Matip, Mane and Gini it would solve a lot of our problems.
    Nooooooooooooooooo - please Noooooooooooo
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    Can't remember our part in this

    But goddamn parasites

    The amount paid by English clubs to agents has risen by 38% - up from 160m to 220m.
    The Football Association figures cover February 2016 to January 2017.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mysteron View Post
    Nooooooooooooooooo - please Noooooooooooo
    You'd take 11 clones of Lucas though wouldn't you?
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    Quote Originally Posted by steviewonder87 View Post
    You'd take 11 clones of Lucas though wouldn't you?
    Model pro - but his time is up - so wrong again
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    Quote Originally Posted by steviewonder87 View Post
    You'd take 11 clones of Lucas though wouldn't you?
    Anyone below Messi level is deadwood.
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    Quote Originally Posted by canuck33 View Post
    Anyone below Messi level is deadwood.
    Again - your words not mine
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mysteron View Post
    Model pro - but his time is up - so wrong again
    I disagree. He still has a lot to offer. Only 30, not 35.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PejiVanbasten View Post
    I disagree. He still has a lot to offer. Only 30, not 35.
    The haters have won - I feel - his time is up here
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    Quote Originally Posted by PejiVanbasten View Post
    I disagree. He still has a lot to offer. Only 30, not 35.
    I agree, not to start regularly but a very good squad option.
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    Out (estimate values millions):
    Manninger, Bogdan, Randall (1), Wisdom 2,5 , Flanno (1), Sakho (17), Moreno (8), Lucas (2,5), Stewart (2), Markovic (10), Brannagan (2,5), Chivella (2,5), Sturridge (15): Around 60-65 million

    In (estimated values millions): Sead Kolasinac (Free), Virgil Van Dijk (30), Grzegorz Krychowiak (20), Wilfried Zaha, (25), Aubameyang (40) or Dembele/Celtic (25) or Timo Werner (25)
    (these are just suggested names, I think realistic),

    Squad:
    GK; Karius, Mings, Ward
    RB: Clyne, Tent
    CB; Matip, Van Dijk, Lovren, Klavan, Gomes
    LB: Kolasinac, Milner
    MF: Hendo, Krychowiak, Can, Wijnaldim, Grujic
    AM: Coutinjo, Firmino, Lallana, Mane, Zaha, Ojo
    CF: Origi, Ings and one of Aubamayang/Dembele/Werner, I hope for the first

    YOungesters: Woodburm, Kent, Wilson, Ejaria
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    For those wanting Rafinha as part of a deal that see's Coutinho go to Barca

    He is out for 4 months after requiring surgery on a knee issue
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    Quote Originally Posted by pouldh View Post
    Out (estimate values millions):
    Manninger, Bogdan, Randall (1), Wisdom 2,5 , Flanno (1), Sakho (17), Moreno (8), Lucas (2,5), Stewart (2), Markovic (10), Brannagan (2,5), Chivella (2,5), Sturridge (15): Around 60-65 million

    In (estimated values millions): Sead Kolasinac (Free), Virgil Van Dijk (30), Grzegorz Krychowiak (20), Wilfried Zaha, (25), Aubameyang (40) or Dembele/Celtic (25) or Timo Werner (25)
    (these are just suggested names, I think realistic),

    Squad:
    GK; Karius, Mings, Ward
    RB: Clyne, Tent
    CB; Matip, Van Dijk, Lovren, Klavan, Gomes
    LB: Kolasinac, Milner
    MF: Hendo, Krychowiak, Can, Wijnaldim, Grujic
    AM: Coutinjo, Firmino, Lallana, Mane, Zaha, Ojo
    CF: Origi, Ings and one of Aubamayang/Dembele/Werner, I hope for the first

    YOungesters: Woodburm, Kent, Wilson, Ejaria
    Zaha will be around 30m plus. More than they got for bolasie

    Vand jik at least 35m

    Aubamayang will be close to the pogba fee.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pouldh View Post
    Out (estimate values millions):
    Manninger, Bogdan, Randall (1), Wisdom 2,5 , Flanno (1), Sakho (17), Moreno (8), Lucas (2,5), Stewart (2), Markovic (10), Brannagan (2,5), Chivella (2,5), Sturridge (15): Around 60-65 million

    In (estimated values millions): Sead Kolasinac (Free), Virgil Van Dijk (30), Grzegorz Krychowiak (20), Wilfried Zaha, (25), Aubameyang (40) or Dembele/Celtic (25) or Timo Werner (25)
    (these are just suggested names, I think realistic),

    Squad:
    GK; Karius, Mings, Ward
    RB: Clyne, Tent
    CB; Matip, Van Dijk, Lovren, Klavan, Gomes
    LB: Kolasinac, Milner
    MF: Hendo, Krychowiak, Can, Wijnaldim, Grujic
    AM: Coutinjo, Firmino, Lallana, Mane, Zaha, Ojo
    CF: Origi, Ings and one of Aubamayang/Dembele/Werner, I hope for the first

    YOungesters: Woodburm, Kent, Wilson, Ejaria
    Those three together will cost about 150 mil lol. And Aubamayang is not going to choose Liverpool over a host of other top European clubs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hair Helmet View Post
    Those three together will cost about 150 mil lol. And Aubamayang is not going to choose Liverpool over a host of other top European clubs.
    It'll be for Real Madrid if anybody.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pouldh View Post
    Out (estimate values millions):
    Manninger, Bogdan, Randall (1), Wisdom 2,5 , Flanno (1), Sakho (17), Moreno (8), Lucas (2,5), Stewart (2), Markovic (10), Brannagan (2,5), Chivella (2,5), Sturridge (15): Around 60-65 million

    In (estimated values millions): Sead Kolasinac (Free), Virgil Van Dijk (30), Grzegorz Krychowiak (20), Wilfried Zaha, (25), Aubameyang (40) or Dembele/Celtic (25) or Timo Werner (25)
    (these are just suggested names, I think realistic),

    Squad:
    GK; Karius, Mings, Ward
    RB: Clyne, Tent
    CB; Matip, Van Dijk, Lovren, Klavan, Gomes
    LB: Kolasinac, Milner
    MF: Hendo, Krychowiak, Can, Wijnaldim, Grujic
    AM: Coutinjo, Firmino, Lallana, Mane, Zaha, Ojo
    CF: Origi, Ings and one of Aubamayang/Dembele/Werner, I hope for the first

    YOungesters: Woodburm, Kent, Wilson, Ejaria
    I like the effort, mate -
    two things maybe - whilst the ins maybe be realistic, they ain't gonna happen
    And the outs - the home grown quota is an issue and your list is incomplete too
    Ings is 3rd or 4th in line, behind Origi - Firmino and Sturridge - surely that is due a trip to the scrapheap...
    Marseille want Mignolet - Juve want Can and Barca want Coutinho.....

    The opportunities are there this window.....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mysteron View Post
    I like the effort, mate -
    two things maybe - whilst the ins maybe be realistic, they ain't gonna happen
    And the outs - the home grown quota is an issue and your list is incomplete too
    Ings is 3rd or 4th in line, behind Origi - Firmino and Sturridge - surely that is due a trip to the scrapheap...
    Marseille want Mignolet - Juve want Can and Barca want Coutinho.....

    The opportunities are there this window.....
    Harshly put, but in the cold light of day Sturridge has played for us much more over the last two seasons than Ings has.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mysteron View Post
    I like the effort, mate -
    two things maybe - whilst the ins maybe be realistic, they ain't gonna happen
    And the outs - the home grown quota is an issue and your list is incomplete too
    Ings is 3rd or 4th in line, behind Origi - Firmino and Sturridge - surely that is due a trip to the scrapheap...
    Marseille want Mignolet - Juve want Can and Barca want Coutinho.....

    The opportunities are there this window.....
    Is that the new deadwood pile?
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    Quote Originally Posted by robertretford View Post
    I agree, not to start regularly but a very good squad option.
    I agree as well. But we'll have issues with the non-homegrown limits, so he'll probably be gone.
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    Quote Originally Posted by canuck33 View Post
    Is that the new deadwood pile?
    Sounds like you have a problem - again
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    Here are the senior player numbers at the end of the season, providing everyone returns from loan.

    HG - 11, NHG - 17, Total - 28. So that's right on the NHG limit and 3 over the total limit. Let's say Wisdom, Flanagan, Sakho and Markovic will be move on and we also sell/release Bogdan, Manninger, Randall and Lucas, we'll sit at HG - 8, NHG - 12, Total - 20. That gives us enough room to maneuver. We could bring in 5 senior players with all 5 of them being NHG.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mysteron View Post
    Sounds like you have a problem - again
    Nope, just clarifying if there's a difference. Like between hell and purgatory?
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    Quote Originally Posted by canuck33 View Post
    Here are the senior player numbers at the end of the season, providing everyone returns from loan.

    HG - 11, NHG - 17, Total - 28. So that's 1 over the NHG limit and 3 over the total limit. Let's say Wisdom, Flanagan, Sakho and Markovic will be move on and we also sell/release Bogdan, Manninger, Randall and Lucas, we'll sit at HG - 8, NHG - 12, Total - 20. That gives us enough room to maneuver. We could bring in 5 senior players with 4 of them being NHG.
    The quota is 8 HG, allows 17 NHG.

    For European squads you need at least 4 of your HG players to also be qualified as club trained - have we got any? Potentially Randall, Flanno and Wisdom - but how many of those do we expect to retain?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mysteron View Post
    For those wanting Rafinha as part of a deal that see's Coutinho go to Barca

    He is out for 4 months after requiring surgery on a knee issue
    4 months out, he ll fit right in
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    Quote Originally Posted by ***Stuzzza*** View Post
    The quota is 8 HG, allows 17 NHG.

    For European squads you need at least 4 of your HG players to also be qualified as club trained - have we got any?
    I thought it was a maximum of 16 NHG and a total of 25?
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    Quote Originally Posted by canuck33 View Post
    Nope, just clarifying if there's a difference. Like between hell and purgatory?
    Why do you find Misty's opinions so fascinating?
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    Quote Originally Posted by canuck33 View Post
    Nope, just clarifying if there's a difference. Like between hell and purgatory?
    Hell and Purgatory are not even close - Hell is the end of the line - Purgatory is a stop along the way

    Whereas, deadwood and scrapheap both mean no further use to us...............
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    Quote Originally Posted by canuck33 View Post
    I thought it was a maximum of 16 NHG and a total of 25?
    Well, you're the expert.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mysteron View Post
    Hell and Purgatory are not even close - Hell is the end of the line - Purgatory is a stop along the way

    Whereas, deadwood and scrapheap both mean no further use to us...............
    And then there's the Knacker's Yard for the old and infirm... the crocked players, who've lost their speed and incentive.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ***Stuzzza*** View Post
    Well, you're the expert.
    No, I'm not. But I just checked. You're right. It's 25 total with a maximum of 17 NHG. I'll edit the post up there to reflect.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mysteron View Post
    Hell and Purgatory are not even close - Hell is the end of the line - Purgatory is a stop along the way

    Whereas, deadwood and scrapheap both mean no further use to us...............
    You see, that's what I needed to clarify.
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