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09 May 2022 20:16:55
Papers saying we are in for Broja. He's a little inconsistent for my liking. Don't know what everyone else thinks.


1.) 09 May 2022 21:43:57
The price seems crazy sure i seen 50/60m
I quite like the look of him from what i seen but would he get game time the kids needs to be playing not sitting on the bench and i'd say he'll spend most of his time on the bench under moyes

2.) 09 May 2022 23:54:12
I agree, too much money for Broja being quoted.

3.) 10 May 2022 07:09:28
£60m cannot be right. what's he done to prove he is worth that amount of money? Haaland is going to Man City for around £65m and he isn't as good as him. Please tell me we are not going to pay that for him?

4.) 10 May 2022 14:12:02
I'd definitely like us to sign Broja, 40m - 60m is a lot but he has massive potential not many 19-20 year olds can come into the prem and bully defenders with pace and power. His consistency should get better with age and he's quite similar to Michail so would suit our style of play.

All that being said Chelsea might not want to sell.

5.) 10 May 2022 16:17:06
It’s a case of supply and demand re Borja, which ups all prices in any form of business! I agree with Iron.Al re age and potential!
Not many teams aside of the present top 2 will you mostly see consistency, that’s why they are the top 2.
Yes maybe the fee is quite heavy, £40m is not over the top imo, possibly £60 is heavy, but if that’s the price and won’t budge then we will move on to a Championship hopeful, I see Brereton- Diaz mentioned again? ⚒⚒⚒⚒

6.) 10 May 2022 20:15:29
I suspect Chelsea have over valued Broja in the hope they can make a decent few quid off of his sale - should the choose to sell him that is. I've said elsewhere that I don't think he's anywhere near a £60M pound striker and 6 goals in 31 PL games kinda backs that up.

I know he's only 20 but it's huge money to be risking on a player that could just as easily be the next Mido rather than Aguero.

{Ed002's Note - Chelsea have not placed any value on Broja.}

7.) 11 May 2022 07:59:58
Billy, whatever price is put on a player any enquiry is not going to start at the asking price, any club will value them way above what they want for him, you can only sell once plus Chelsea are not desperate to offload yet I don’t think?

Like selling a House or Car unless you are desperate if a club gets the asking price on the first offer, then they have undersold on price and can’t sell him again, Broja at 19 could turn out to be another Rice, De Bruyne, Salah, previously Chelsea have old all those players, lesson learned maybe, also they have the gem Gallagher on loan at Chelsea, what price will they ask for him, but my guess is they won’t sell him?

I read now we may go in for Watkins at Villa at £50m, imo
Better than nothing but not at £50m, doesn’t excite me, would prefer a chance on Broja at 19 if there was a choice? But a bit of a chance on the current asking price, but negotiated below the £40m could be good, how many 19year olds have we got up front doing what he has at S’oton? Could argue not many have been given a chance up front, but DM and staff see in Training who’s capable of shaking up Premiership defences?

8.) 11 May 2022 18:24:28
Do like watkins and from what I've seen he works hard for the team
Didnt villa pay 30m+ for him



05 May 2022 21:16:32
Surely, Moyse must realise 3 things:
1. Antonio needs a partner tonight
2. Soucek not cutting the mustard anymore
3. Stop playing long balls


1.) 06 May 2022 07:13:49
Now the dust has settled and emotions have run high, we got to admit that we have done well with what we have. let's face it, the squad is full of average players (Rice, Bowen and maybe Zouma aside) that have over achieved this season by working hard. Moyes likes players that work their socks off, not players with that extra quality (Adam Hlozek is a quality player that laf of europe are after but not for moyes) and unfortunately with a squad our size, fatigue was going to set in eventually. As for the actual game, we tried hard, lots of effort but the overall quality just wasn't their. ZOuma caught at the half way line was poor, but Cresswell was terrible and as pointed out, this is the second time where he has gone off for trying to man handle players and at this level you get punished. He should know better and the fact that he doesn't is worrying. For me, our left back position has been a problem area for some time and with every window we never address it.

2.) 06 May 2022 07:18:08
I can't remember over the 2 legs Antonio having a shot on goal. I know he works hard but he is NOT a striker and he needs to know that if we bring a striker in, then he may well be warming the bench. Belotti, Hlozek etc are not going to warm the bench for antonio. We have a squad full of average players so it needs to be addressed in the summer and we need to offload those not up to the level required. I'm fairly sure that we will conduct our business in the usual way and place stoopid bids in for players and spend all summer bidding and chasing, mulling, pondering etc. Don't expect miracles because oiur management don't work like that. Come the start of the new season I can lay a fair amount of money that we will still be chasing Lingard.AGAIN

3.) 06 May 2022 07:24:51
Anyway, speaking of ADAM Hlozek it seems that we have the opportunity to obtain his services this summer on loan but Moyes and Newman want to assess other options We could get him on loan and we want to look eleswhere? Its a no brainer!

4.) 06 May 2022 07:41:40
Bowen told to drop into MF after Cressy incident
Subs should be on bit sooner while we still had outside chance

5.) 06 May 2022 20:03:12
Im hopeing newman coming in will at last bring some common sense to our stratagy to the transfer windows
No more wasting time on players we have no chance of getting and bring in players that want to play and show there quality for west ham

6.) 06 May 2022 20:10:33
This window we really can't be ponderous and slow like previous windows we need some what of a small rebuild with Noble, Yarmolenko, Kral, Frederick's all gone at the end of the season. Ogbonna was needing to be replaced and his injury makes the matter more urgent.

We all knew what was needed in the previous window but the board, Newman and Moyes failed to deliver and ultimately our season has suffered because of it. Yes with the squad we have we have done well but for me that underlines how much of an opportunity this season was to do something special.

7.) 07 May 2022 02:21:38
Hlozek isn't a true striker either, plays a lot of games out on the left and cuts in. Hasn't scored so many recently either when I looked.

8.) 07 May 2022 17:46:50
It doesn’t have to be a so called “striker” just somebody up front that can cause a lot of problems but also score! I Don’t get involved with quoting rumours usually but read we are “plotting” whatever that means, a move for Broja on loan with S’oton from Chelsea, think that would be a really good move for us, big, strong, Premiership experience, but maybe if so will Chelsea want a bit of Rice involved?



29 Mar 2022 22:29:27
Why don't we go in for Bale at the end of the season? He'll want to play for 1 or 2 years due to the World Cup. He could share the duties with Antonio. Bale has made his money, therefore he'll probably accept £75-100k per week. He scored 16 goals for Spurs last season. He still has the X Factor. He'd do us a turn for 12-18 months and give DM time to strengthen the squad in other areas.


{Ed002's Note - Bale will not be accepting such wages. WHU have no interest.}

1.) 30 Mar 2022 04:09:47
Yes his wages are well beyond anything we would pay

2.) 30 Mar 2022 13:05:11
He'll be 33 by then may have to start cutting his cloth accordingly; i can see an incentive in that he could semi-prove he is not the mercenary figure many hint he is

3.) 01 Apr 2022 11:11:25
He is flaky; so would only offer him one year at a time contract and see how he pans out.

4.) 02 Apr 2022 17:06:44
No club will pay him anything over £150k per week, therefore offering £75-100k per week would seriously interest him due to the fact he’ll need to be playing to be able to get in the Wales squad, should they qualify for the World Cup.

5.) 05 Apr 2022 10:26:12
Exactly - turkeys don't vote for Xmas; and there is no way a Welshman of 33 would miss a rare World Cup for his country



27 Mar 2022 22:49:13
Across many social media sites it mentions we could be in for Calvert Lewin from Everton and they're prepared to sell due to their finances. DCL is a Moyes type of player, but he'll want to be 1st choice, therefore, do we cash in on Antonio whilst he has value, or do we keep? Obviously, this is all hypothetical, but this is 1 forward who I think 'could' move our way.


1.) 28 Mar 2022 05:31:59
I think Calvert-Lewis is the type of player we should be targeting and I could see him being brought in and believing he is good enough to oust Antonio, whilst being mature enough to see that Antonio is an important part of the squad.

If it were someone like Richarlison, I would agree, we’d be better off selling Antonio first.

2.) 28 Mar 2022 10:20:30
With the amount of games we play now we need 2 players for every position i think we should keep Antonio and also get Calvert-Lewis Antonio needs help upfront and as we all know Antonio suffers from too many games.

3.) 28 Mar 2022 13:00:59
Antonio has already said he would welcome the competition and we need more than 1 striker. Most teams generally have more than one.

I could even see them playing up top together Antonio naturally drifts out wide anyway those 2 would be an absolute nightmare to play against.

4.) 29 Mar 2022 10:53:16
I think Moyes also has an "Everton thing" going on ; so yes i could see this being an interest and one developed further.

5.) 02 Apr 2022 12:21:32
Adddendum - how funny Moyes is now using Everton plight as a reason not to shell out on players!



08 Jan 2022 06:10:00
The Sun are reporting that Newcastle want Diop. I have no problem with that, if true, assuming there is a replacement ready. Diop has been below average since returning. If DM could get Philips or Tarkowski then they would improve our back line.


1.) 08 Jan 2022 14:40:25
We have been linked with loads of CBS his window. With Zouma and Oggy out, we are thin on the ground, so DM won’t let Diop go in Jan unless he gets a replacement. Ideally he’ll want a long term partner for Zouma.

I do wonder though, what the plans are for Alese and Baptiste, both of whom look real prospects.

2.) 08 Jan 2022 14:42:27
We shouldn't be anywhere near Tarkowski, he looks every inch a League 2 defender rather than a former England international. When Burnley fans are offering to drive him anywhere but to Turf Moor then it's time to look elsewhere.

Do like the Nat Phillips link though, just I can't help but think that there would be provisions dealing with Liverpool in the shape of Jarrod Bowen.

3.) 08 Jan 2022 21:23:36
Diop could leave but we would want replacements first which might be hard to come by. I don’t see anyone agreeing to sell just now.




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08 May 2022 17:16:30
Great result today. We are back in the game. 3 points behind the Mancs with a game in hand!


1.) 08 May 2022 18:34:55
Great result today
Was worried the team would be suffering after the european game
But they done themselves proud puts us right in there top 6
Come on you ⚒



08 May 2022 08:53:18
We should target someone like the Brighton left back. He tore Man Utd apart yesterday, and did the same to us. He's just a good player. Something we need down the left. On the right Wan Bissaka would suit us. He is just a defender and doesn't really attempt forward play, therefore, he'd give Bowen all the freedom he needs.


1.) 08 May 2022 11:35:16
Cucurella? He is a bit inconsistent.



07 May 2022 20:44:08
With Man Utd getting thrashed by Brighton, we now HAVE to beat Norwich. Man Utd have Palace last game and we have Brighton. I'm not considering City. I'm being realistic.


1.) 07 May 2022 21:24:28
Yes Brighton are in form and we are struggling to pick up points. We need the three points to make sure of Conference League then from there if things fall into place and we can get an upset just possibly Europa League.

2.) 10 May 2022 09:55:01
Coufal thinks we can get minor Euro footy in 7th place? Is it worth it, anyone know.



01 May 2022 20:16:57
1-2 loss was about right today. We didn't have any shots, Arsenal did. Why don't our players have a poke from outside the box, it's like they're afraid.
1 excellent thing from today was Zouma. He looked fit.
Frankfurt play tomorrow evening at 7.30pm so have a day less recuperating than us.


1.) 03 May 2022 10:16:06
Mark nobody else thought Zouma looked fit! lol. He should be by Thurs night though; COYI

2.) 03 May 2022 20:15:05
Disagree. We were marginally the better team up until their first goal which came from a miss match on the corner. Up until that point we were the most threatening. Their second comes straight after the bowen incident which most agree was a completely dangerous and reckless challenge that stopped a dangerous attack. Not only that if the ball doesn't hit the players arm they don't score the second.They only racked up more shots when we were commiting a lot of players forward which left us open. If it wasn't for bad officiating and possibly even a big 6 bias with VAR it's a different game.

3.) 05 May 2022 11:37:14
Yes mate i saw a potential draw overall



28 Apr 2022 22:54:58
Can someone coach Johnson how to cross a ball. He is bloody useless. We need a goal so why not bring Yamalenko on? He's scored twice during the Europa campaign.

Saying that, think we played below our expectations and Frankfurt played above there's. Fancy a 0-2 in Germany.


1.) 29 Apr 2022 00:41:41
While it will be difficult, I don't think it is all over yet.

2.) 29 Apr 2022 07:49:29
We could possibly have won on goal scoring chances, but Eintracht were by far the better team imo! I cannot see us reversing it in Germany at all. They are a slick classy side and look good enough to take the trophy.
DM’s tactics doesn’t change, the only game changer up front we have is Bowen! Yarmelenko isn’t a 90 minute player, but should have been given some time last night, he has proved it in the past, yet sidelined?
The atmosphere was amazing, but the super quick goal was a real blow, it was a lovely crossed ball, the marking was absent and of course he buried it, no chance for Alonso!
Zouma did not look fit to me at all, even in the warm up, the longer the game went on, his mobility looked lacking and he looked very vulnerable, was really surprised he wasn’t replaced.⚒⚒⚒

3.) 29 Apr 2022 08:54:36
Zouma passed the ball with his left foot last night more than he did with his right. Think that tells a story. He's right-footed and injured his right ankle!

4.) 29 Apr 2022 11:39:44
Cannot refute these suggestions really gents.

5.) 29 Apr 2022 12:21:42
Agree with others - Yarmo may have got the goal needed to square the tie last night, if he had come on for say 25 mins or whatever.

Someone mentioned Fornals in a negative light - well, yes, why was he at left back as it seemed? Playing LWB? They (wing-backs) should still be further forward than a traditional FB in principle.

6.) 29 Apr 2022 14:49:53
Spot on CHELMSFORD the only winger we have is BOWEN ZOUMA wasn't fit but shouldn't have played really as he didn't kick the ball with is right foot at all CRESSWELL isn't good enough defensively no more we was 2 best and they have better attacking players as they have 4 or 5 top players which we havent.

7.) 01 May 2022 11:23:07
Watched their second goal again Zouma and Cresswell just stopped and watched, didn’t track their men at all.

8.) 02 May 2022 14:10:08
Mobility issues? Z recovering still and Cressy "old" and outta position




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12 May 2022 13:01:40
There are 2 flips of this coin.
1. It gives him security for the rest of his career in case of injury 2. He actually wants to leave, but does not want it announced.

We have NO chance of getting £150m for a CDM. If we got £100m and invested it wisely, I personnaly would sell Rice. We could get 2 9/10 players, or 3 8/10 players, whatever, our side would be increased and bettered by losing 1.




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12 Apr 2022 07:59:45
I think Moyes will let Areola go unfortunately. Reports suggest he will cost £11m to buy. Therefore, I believe he’ll go for Johnstone from WBA and Tarkowski from Burnley. both free transfers. This makes sense as it bulks the squad up without spending on transfer fees.




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02 Apr 2022 17:06:44
No club will pay him anything over £150k per week, therefore offering £75-100k per week would seriously interest him due to the fact he’ll need to be playing to be able to get in the Wales squad, should they qualify for the World Cup.




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07 Mar 2022 21:42:29
Rashfords on £300k per week. No chance of him coming to us.




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06 Jan 2022 21:58:43
Areola would be a good replacement for Fabs.
We must get Johnson to sign a contract.
Purchase of a centre back; Tarkowski or Philips would both be solid options.
We need a forward and a left back. If we were lucky enough to get Digne that would be a great signing. Being a French international alongside Zouma would certainly show progress.





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15 May 2022 17:36:44
It’s been a superb season. 2 1/4 finals, a semi final and Europe assured for next season already.




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11 May 2022 22:09:40
We have to beat Brighton and hope Palace win




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29 Apr 2022 08:56:48
It's only 1-2! Franfurt have only won 2 games in last 10.Us and Barcelona. They are only 4 points above relegation in Germany. We are a better team with better players. Last night night was a bad day. Plus, we counter attack better, which we will do in Germany. WHU v Leipsig final I reckon.




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29 Apr 2022 08:54:36
Zouma passed the ball with his left foot last night more than he did with his right. Think that tells a story. He's right-footed and injured his right ankle!




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27 Apr 2022 22:25:00
Don’t hold your breath. SKY will decide.