Transfer: 2019 Winter Transfer Rumors and Discussion Part II

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  1. Live in the Now

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    That's something much more like what Liverpool would do. Buying the finished product like with Fabinho, Alisson, and van Dijk is probably not going to happen that often.
     
  2. Luigi Habs

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    Tbh he’s not your typical italian defender. He doesn’t have that mean streak that makes strikers fear him. I personally think Romagnoli is better. Caldara not sure. I think he’ll end up being a steady defender. Won’t come close to a top 10.
     
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    Chimaera same ol' Caps

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    He might not be my first choice, but if Klopp wants Rabiot, I’m on board.

    I think there are minutes to be found and he’s got something to prove. But I imagine he’s using Liverpool to drive up the price.
     
  4. spintheblackcircle

    spintheblackcircle ...so that happened.

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    His time with Chelsea started off some promisingly...I could have never imagined after the first few months he would have fallen off to the point he has.

    Atletico is a good landing spot for him though.
     
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    I like him more than Romagnoli but i'll not put him over Caldara.
     
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    Barcelona Showed Frenkie de Jong Neymar WhatsApp Messages to Beat PSG in Race for Ajax Star
    If this is true that is some next level negotiating tactic.
     
  8. bleedblue1223

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    Weird, but makes sense. Do you really need to messages to prove that playing at PSG can be kind of boring with how they dominate France and that the weather in Spain is nicer?
     
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    Jersey Fresh Video Et Taceo

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    Lol okay, now that's pretty underhanded. And that's even before exploring how exactly they got those messages.
     
  10. Incubajerks

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    He should try Italy then.... :D
     
  11. bleedblue1223

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    They way I interpret it, Neymar sent them to the execs and ex-teammates.
     
  12. bleedblue1223

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    Yeah, Italy and Germany have the same issue. Spain at least has a competition between 2 clubs.
     
  13. Jersey Fresh

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    They said "in possession" of executives. The most charitable way to read that (to me) is he sent it to ex-teammates and they provided it to the executives. I mean, why would he be conversing with team executives like that?

    But I don't know, maybe I guess.
     
  14. bleedblue1223

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    Eh, it's Neymar. I could see him doing something like that.
     
  15. bleedblue1223

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    Hudson-Odoi submitted a transfer request, and Chelsea have informed Bayern that they won't sell this month, and that they still hope to convince Hudson-Odoi to stay.
     
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    CapitalsCupReality It’s Go Time!!

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    What is it about England that breaks talented strikers? I don’t get it.

    Atlético made out very well.
     
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    CapitalsCupReality It’s Go Time!!

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    They better start feeding him PL minutes then.

    I’d sell and work out a buyback option.
     
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    Think they can still convince him to stay?

    Best way is to play him, start him on Wednesday...but considering Sarri's reluctance to rotate players, I can't see him not playing Pedro/Willian.

    I know the competition wasn't the best yesterday in the FA Cup, but that goal by Hudson-Odoi was special...he offers more dynamic edge then Pedro and probably better end product than Willian.

    I'm happy they're keeping him but if they're not planning on using him, for the good of the club and for his future..sell him.
     
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    Apparently Bayern wouldn't put one in, but RB Leipzig would. They are betting that his value won't go down in the summer. The offer was 35 million, so even if it drops a bit, still worth the risk to try and convince him that he could start next season or be the 3rd choice winger.
     
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    I don't think so, but his value probably won't go down much in the summer. Only real chance is if he gets solid minutes down the stretch and Hazard ends up going to Real. Would be easy to tell him that he'd be a starter and not just 3rd/4th choice. Take the Hazard money and buy a long-term #9 or a CAM.
     
  21. SJSharks39

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    Are you saying Morata was a talented striker? Because he was just spoonfed goals by a talented RM team and a talented Juve team. He was generally one of the worst on the field.
     
  22. CapitalsCupReality

    CapitalsCupReality It’s Go Time!!

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    Ok then. Yeah I think he’s got talent and I think he will produce well with Atlético.

    Based on your comment it will all be because of others right? Lol...not much else to discuss.
     
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    Morata started with 12 goals in 24 matches, but then completely dried up. He was never a proven starter, and I think that was one of his biggest issues. Most of his appearances were off the bench at Juve and Real. Just a different mentality.
     
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    Yes. He will produce because of Greizmann, Koke, Lemar, Saul, Costa, Rodri, etc. etc.. Does he have talent? Yes. Would he be playing above a mid tier team if he didn't start his career with RM? Nope. I don't think he should even get game time at Atletico.
     
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    CapitalsCupReality It’s Go Time!!

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    We’ll see if those in charge agree with you or not. I suspect he’ll do well.
     
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