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31 Aug 2021 00:03:49
Rather we developed Coventry than take loftus cheek on loan.

Iron.Al

1.) 31 Aug 2021 10:51:45
He looked good pre season
But better he gets game time as he lookslike he needs to be playing rather than 10/ 20 minutes here and there
What chelsea reportedly want in loan few for loft-cheek that's never going to happen.


2.) 31 Aug 2021 11:27:44
Depends 20 minutes here and there in the europa league would be great experience and would give us a good idea if he could step up were rice or soucek to get injured. Noble and lanzini can't emulate what we lose if we were to lose one of those but I think Coventry can give us something similar if he can raise his game to the level.

On the other hand regular football will also be great for him but could leave us short.

RLC looked great quite a few seasons ago but he's looked poor the last few in my opinion his stats are awful and he's injury prone which for me is another reason to let Coventry cover.


3.) 31 Aug 2021 12:41:29
Im thinking they must have loan lined up if there letting him go
Same with Odubeko
Well hopeing 🤞.


4.) 31 Aug 2021 15:28:46
Maybe Mo it's looking like Kral and Bamba. Hope Bamba is good up top as striker should have been the priority.


5.) 01 Sep 2021 00:47:38
If Antonio gets his usual hammy injury after between 6-8 games then Vlasic can play up top he's very quick as well though seems in the mould of Benrhama and as we are going to lose him to the africa cup of nations then he'd be a like for like with benhrama and a bit more pace i think ZOUMA and KRAL are very good captures and i think they could become a partnership as i think KRAL use to play there is that right please ED.

{Ed077's Note - Kral has played CB in the past.


 

 

30 Aug 2021 16:39:07
Apparently we have agreed a fee for taglafico any truth in this?

Iron.Al

{Ed002's Note - As I said previously I am not sure the “level of agreement” - he has been available all summer following an agreement with the club a year ago - but clubs have been stepping back due to the requested deal.}


1.) 30 Aug 2021 22:16:59
Thanks Ed, claret and Hugh stating their club insiders have denied the move. I really need to stop getting my hopes up.

Lingard apparently staying at Manu for family reasons according to exwhuemployee

It's to late in the window for u-turns so hopefully we get vlasic signed. With all the twists and turns so far I really need to stop getting my hopes up.

Seems to be a bit of mystery around who we are trying to bring in on loan. Loftus cheek being mooted.

Striker would be nice.


 

 

25 Aug 2021 11:19:02
Any truth in the Vlasic links? We've also been linked to a few of players in France, laborde, bamba, Bayo, delort?

Striker and and attacking midfielder out of these would definitely improve our squad and help us be competitive in all competitions.

Iron.Al

{Ed002's Note - Nikola Vlasic (CM) Seen by Milan as a cheaper option to De Paul and West Ham as a cheap otion to Lingard.}


1.) 27 Aug 2021 12:07:24
Apparnetly we have offered a loan with an option to buy for 27m. Any further devopments on this one? if we can get a similar deal to what we got benrhama on that would be ideal.

{Ed002's Note - I am not sure of any details or any offer from CSKA Al - but they still want €30M for the player. If a chunk was paid up front then a loan with an obligation to buy would likely be acceptable to them.}


2.) 27 Aug 2021 14:34:05
Thanks Ed. I guess a smaller amount up front now would give us more to play with in this window for other transfers.

{Ed002's Note - The need is for a striker - so if it were like that then WHU are spending against future income. They may look to some sales.}


 

 

11 Aug 2021 22:05:25
Reports that we are moving on from Milenkovic because we can't agree agent fee. Also moving on from zouma to other targets.

Absolutely disgraceful a few injuries and we will struggle in the prem never mind Europa league on top of it could be disastrous.

We will end up with another teams dead wood with no sell on value. Phil Jones, Gary cahill spring to mind. Bunch of clowns running our club! Milenkovic could be worth double that after a good season if not more with the silly amount the rich clubs pay for their top targets.

Iron.Al

1.) 11 Aug 2021 22:41:11
Mate it really is about time SGB sold the club, it’s getting stupid now, it ain’t fair on us fans that they poss about like this every time, yea I know they have done well for the club, but we got into Europe, we’ve moved on a run on the ladder, they need to do the same, if not, move over and let someone in who wants to move us to the next run, starting with transfers, I know Ed has said about the funds because of C.V. but for god sake if u can’t make the team better, stop being greedy and selfish because u know that u will have to pay back to the taxpayer if u sell, just do the right thing, if u want to stay with the club so be it, but sell the majority and let someone else have a crack at the whip who is willing to spend the money, and I aren't saying I want them to go daft and buy everyone for silly money but at least follow deals through, it’s getting annoying now.


2.) 12 Aug 2021 09:27:21
It's absolutely appalling, I know the claret and hugh has become a bit of mouthpiece for the club and they do always try to shut down anything anti board. The bloke that runs it commented saying to look at his agents history trying to justify it but surely we would have known exactly who his agent was from the start are we going to suddenly take the moral high ground now because we don't want to pay him his fee.


3.) 12 Aug 2021 12:32:03
Same old story guys. Milenkovic was apparently nearly a done deal, now they can';t agree agent fees! What a joke. Moyes apparently don't fancy Origi. TALKS ongoing for SIMA which we will pull out of for another BS reason. Same old same old every window. TIme they moved on and let somebody run the club properly. Every report I've read from ex playesr and so called experst has said the same "West Ham will struggle this season". Clubs have to invest in players hence why they have transfer windows. This don't mean buy every player under the sun but at least invest properly in positions of need, in this case we NEED A STRIKER.


4.) 12 Aug 2021 12:58:36
One must play to one's strengths - if we get to a situation whereby we cannot play a back 3 then we play a back 4 instead ; lots of "full back" types in our possession!


5.) 12 Aug 2021 13:29:30
@daisy c&h poured cold water on the sima deal aswell all in the same day they've crossed off Milenkovic, zouma, Origi, Sima.

Who on earth are we looking at?

@grant we have 3 senior CBs mate two of which are over 30. We are also in the europa league simply not good enough!


6.) 14 Aug 2021 01:09:01
I think somebody should tell SGB and DM that this season is our longest and if successfull very long being in Europe they are playing with the clubs wellbeing and future of WHUFC.


 

 

06 Aug 2021 17:12:01
Odsonne Edouard looking set to go to Brighton.
Adam Armstrong to crystal palace.

Both of these teams already have 3-4 strikers.

Where as we have 1 injury prone striker that was converted from a winger.

Iron.Al

1.) 07 Aug 2021 00:32:33
yes but we are looking at 30+ strikers and 27 defenders.


2.) 07 Aug 2021 09:00:13
That would be funny if i never thought there was some true in it.


3.) 07 Aug 2021 11:54:26
Knowing us we will get crystal Palace cast off.


4.) 08 Aug 2021 17:16:06
Another name to add the the list is Divock Origi if this is true he has got vital Premiership experience and is young and strong. I do like him.

What do u lads think.


5.) 08 Aug 2021 18:26:20
Looked good when he plays i'd be happy with that, depends if he can do it over the course of a season really.


6.) 09 Aug 2021 18:16:52
I'd be pleased if we got him. His stats don't look that good on paper but he's been a bit part player for a while now.

I reckon he'd easily be a 10-15 goal a season striker for us given an extended run in the team. £15m isn't exactly massive money for a 26 year old international either.

Heart hopes we sign him, head says Sullivan will find a way not to.


7.) 09 Aug 2021 20:49:55
Would definitely take Origi I think he would be a quality signing ticks all the boxes for me and no doubt with a run of games he would do very well for us.


8.) 09 Aug 2021 23:20:15
We have to try our hardest to get Origi who at 26 is the right agepremier league experience if only very little he has tasted the league before if liverpool ain't asking silly money then its a win win for both partys unless he has his sights set a tad higher than us but surely not playing much lately he could get back in the belgium squad again.

{Ed002's Note - Perhaps offer Bowen for Origi and Phillips and fix the two big problems, then add Danjuma to replace Bowen. It fixes the scattergun approach issues and might suit everyone.}


9.) 10 Aug 2021 10:20:02
Nice Ed. Can you please run our transfer business lol :-)


10.) 10 Aug 2021 12:18:58
Ed02 I think you’re definitely on to something here. The rumour mill seems to be Sima is favoured again which kills 2 birds with one stone if he was bought instead of Danjouma. Sima can play out wide, covering the loss of Bowen and centre forward as additional back up to Antonio and Origi. Areola, Manjankovic (apologies if mis-spelt but you know who I mean), Origi, Phillips and Sima would be a good transfer window.

{Ed002's Note - Abdallah Sima (RW/LW/F) Not seen as more than average but has been watched by several Premier League clubs including West Ham, Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United following a recommendation by the father of an international teammate. At the right price Slavia Prague will sell, but he would be another off to AFCON. West Ham are interested but they could do far better.}


11.) 10 Aug 2021 14:46:21
Benrahma form vs Atalanta would seem to suggest he can cover the needed midfield cum forward slot we've been trying to buy way out of solving.


12.) 10 Aug 2021 14:59:53
Not to run down Antonio ; but in interest of accuracy - he was more recently a full back when converted to striker! Mind you i guess one could cite Gareth Bale in principle (not comparing the 2 players here! ) .


 

 

 

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20 Sep 2021 16:13:42
I really don't get how VAR couldn't intervene when soucek was wiped out by bissaka in the box. Also just before the corner that lead to there first goal I'm certain Ronaldo was offside. VAR would be good if it was used correctly.

Iron.Al

1.) 20 Sep 2021 23:48:05
Thought Ronaldo was offside on first view, but on replay he clearly wasn't, he timed stepping back on perfectly. Also VAR did look at Soucek one.


2.) 21 Sep 2021 19:21:19
I'm talking before that he had a chance i thought was offside that lead to a corner which lead to his goal.

I seen something about souceks saying because the ref had made the decision that it was foul by soucek they couldn't intervene.


3.) 21 Sep 2021 22:49:29
I see, didn't look back to see if he was offside before that - will check it out. But yes they don't use VAR when it isn't for the lead up play to a goal. Annoying as I have seen also goals scored from corners that weren't corners and free kicks outside the box that should have been looked at.


4.) 22 Sep 2021 09:47:34
Don't think you'll find a good clip of it certainly not at an angle to prove on or off as they half heartedly looked on a replay.

Seen a lot of that to a lot of decisions could have been checked in 5 seconds when they are so obvious.


 

 

28 Aug 2021 20:28:47
Feels like 2 points dropped! we looked like we were in so much control until dawsons poor pass back. Showed good fight back to go 2 -1 up but then lost concentration straight after scoring.

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19 Aug 2021 20:30:34
C&H reporting the likelihood of us signing a striker Is next to zero and essentially putting the blame at moyes as the board have made funds available at around 45m. Personally I think giving moyes 45m to make 3 signings when one of those needed is a striker is a failing of the board.

Iron.Al

1.) 19 Aug 2021 22:18:13
I cannot imagine that Moyes has not identified one single target at the striker position who is affordable.
I'm sure he has several targets lined up and not all of them will cost 30m each.


2.) 20 Aug 2021 00:05:50
I cannot imagine that Moyes only picked targets we cannot afford.
It's also likely he will have targets in different price brackets, not just strikers costing 30m or more. Hence it's up to Sullivan to get at least one of Moyes's targets in, not haggle until all of our targets have fallen by the wayside.


3.) 20 Aug 2021 16:25:14
You'd think so but over priced is over priced. What's concerning is coming out and saying sometimes it's better to stick with what you've got. Clearly the cheaper targets can't be very good?! In my opinion there are still some solid options, Origi, Onauchu, eddourd, holzek.


 

 

27 Jul 2021 12:05:28
Would have rather kept Balbuena than sign Phil Jones.

Iron.Al

1.) 27 Jul 2021 14:28:25
I don't think it jones that's the problem but the age of our backline
Dawson played a blinder last season
But any cb we bring in needs to be younger
I like the sounds of liverpools philips, rumours he maybe available had 2 great games against us young hungry wages shouldn't be silly
See burnley brought in a defender wonder if its worth a cheeky 10/ 12m bid for tarkwoski.


2.) 27 Jul 2021 15:06:37
Not seen loads of phillips but he did play very well against us! Jones a few years ago but now he's injury prone and hasn't played much for couple of years.

I don't get why we haven't moved on Tarkowski we were bidding big on him last summer now he's got 1 year left on his contract in sure burney would rather not lose him for free. perhaps its himself holding out now for a free move in the summer probably get better wages and a signing on fee.


 

 

18 Jul 2021 18:31:13
Solskjaer confirmed Lingard to stay and fight for his place at Manchester! Wonder who the back ups are in that position?

Iron.Al

1.) 19 Jul 2021 00:46:43
Well I don't think we will spend big after C.V., and striker is more of a priority I think we have players that can play in lingards position, granted they aren't quite as good but we do have a few options there, fornals, lanzini etc with benrahma, Yarmo, and bowen on wings.


2.) 19 Jul 2021 10:25:23
I agree when we signed Lingard i was suprised as it was somewhere where we seemed to have already had depth. I think what we needed was pace and he gave us that with the quality to match aswell. I know we had been linked to Danjuma but I seen the articles claiming Bournemouth want 35m which is ridiculous. Also seen that Origi might be sold i think he would have plenty options he could be perfect for us can play across the front line and I think he could give us the same kind of outlet Antonio does granted he's not as much of a unit as mick but he's probably more intelligent with his movement and his finishing is better.


 

 

 

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02 Sep 2021 18:44:41
I have my reservations on krals quality I think he's a grafter that gets stuck in, looking at his stats he does give a lot of fouls away and his passing stats aren't great hope I'm wrong.

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01 Sep 2021 01:07:55
Fair play to DM and the board left it late but on paper that looks like some really good business!

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31 Aug 2021 15:28:46
Maybe Mo it's looking like Kral and Bamba. Hope Bamba is good up top as striker should have been the priority.

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31 Aug 2021 11:27:44
Depends 20 minutes here and there in the europa league would be great experience and would give us a good idea if he could step up were rice or soucek to get injured. Noble and lanzini can't emulate what we lose if we were to lose one of those but I think Coventry can give us something similar if he can raise his game to the level.

On the other hand regular football will also be great for him but could leave us short.

RLC looked great quite a few seasons ago but he's looked poor the last few in my opinion his stats are awful and he's injury prone which for me is another reason to let Coventry cover.

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30 Aug 2021 22:16:59
Thanks Ed, claret and Hugh stating their club insiders have denied the move. I really need to stop getting my hopes up.

Lingard apparently staying at Manu for family reasons according to exwhuemployee

It's to late in the window for u-turns so hopefully we get vlasic signed. With all the twists and turns so far I really need to stop getting my hopes up.

Seems to be a bit of mystery around who we are trying to bring in on loan. Loftus cheek being mooted.

Striker would be nice.

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22 Sep 2021 09:47:34
Don't think you'll find a good clip of it certainly not at an angle to prove on or off as they half heartedly looked on a replay.

Seen a lot of that to a lot of decisions could have been checked in 5 seconds when they are so obvious.

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21 Sep 2021 19:21:19
I'm talking before that he had a chance i thought was offside that lead to a corner which lead to his goal.

I seen something about souceks saying because the ref had made the decision that it was foul by soucek they couldn't intervene.

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15 Sep 2021 23:21:25
Can't see him not playing 1 of either Rice or Soucek.

Zouma has to start if he plays well he should take Dawsons spot in the starting line up his defending has been really suspect for a while now.

Looking forward to seeing the team if he does give masuaku and Frederick's a go maybe he will even go 343.

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12 Sep 2021 13:09:51
Yeah I meant from a physical point of view he will struggle nothing to do with his the 2 yellows. At least he will get a long rest after the Zagreb game.

I think we have enough to rotate in all the other positions.

If the ref blown for the first foul on mick then he wouldn't have wrestled the player out the way to get the first card.

I think with edouard he downed tools abit to get his move away maybe moyes seen that as a red flag about his attitude.

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11 Sep 2021 20:13:07
The second yellow was soft but stupid on Antonio's behalf he looked knackered to start with so after 95 minutes I'm sure tired thinking played a part in that.

Odsonne Edouard 2 on his debut for palace mentioned him a lot on here for 15m I thought would have been good value.

Antonio needs to seriously think about given up on jamaica, for a player that relies on his physical prowess you simply can't maintain those levels across multiple games in quick succession and he'll end up not playing at all when he gets injured.

It's clear that we can't play him in Europe then in prem.

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