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I have every confidence we will strengthen come January. MB showed last January he is not prepared to sell any of our main players but also invest if there is a chance for promotion. I think we will go back to one of our main targets whose current club were reluctant to sell in the 'summer'.
 

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Right back maybe but with little chance of crowds being back this season it's really just a case of marking time and planning for 2021/22.Fulham and West Brom fans back in the Championship without ever going to a Premier fixture and Brentford in Europe courtesy of the Caribo Cup.
 

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RB CB Pinnock Henry
Norgaard
(attacking) CM Dasilva
Mbeumo Toney LW

Subs: Daniels, Sorensen, Thompson/Roerslev, Janelt, Baptiste, Ghoddos, Forss

As you can see from the hypothetical team sheet above, I believe Dalsgaard, Jansson, Jensen, Marcondes and Canos/Fosu all need replacing over the next 12 months for us to challenge again.

Of course, no way will we go to the market in January and do all of that business in one go but if there are deals to be done these are the positions we need to look at.
 

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Raya
RB CB Pinnock Henry
Norgaard
(attacking) CM Dasilva
Mbeumo Toney LW

Subs: Daniels, Sorensen, Thompson/Roerslev, Janelt, Baptiste, Ghoddos, Forss

As you can see from the hypothetical team sheet above, I believe Dalsgaard, Jansson, Jensen, Marcondes and Canos/Fosu all need replacing over the next 12 months for us to challenge again.

Of course, no way will we go to the market in January and do all of that business in one go but if there are deals to be done these are the positions we need to look at.
These are the good days! You should have seen our squads in the 1960s.
 

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How often do we sign a player in January looking for an immediate impact on the current season? If our current form doesn't improve the odds would reduce even further that we'd have a punt on promotion.

Most likely is a player we like for the future as usual
 

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Or Leroy Rosenior's squad of a later vintage?
Leroy's Squad was trying to stay in what was the old Third Division; come the middle of February 1974 I, for one, thought survival in the Football League was seriously in doubt; North London Bee reminded me that what made the difference between dropping out of the League and staying in it was a 33 year old coming in for the last eight or so games.
 

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As long as it takes, he is on a 3 year deal (taking the first year loan for what it is in reality).

We could just send him home for three years because he hasn't pulled up trees in his first 2-3 games.
Waiting for Ghoddos
 

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Leroy's Squad was trying to stay in what was the old Third Division; come the middle of February 1974 I, for one, thought survival in the Football League was seriously in doubt; North London Bee reminded me that what made the difference between dropping out of the League and staying in it was a 33 year old coming in for the last eight or so games.
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We need someone like George Dobson. Runs full pelt to the byeline and somehow crosses into the box without snapping his leg.
 

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We need someone like George Dobson. Runs full pelt to the byeline and somehow crosses into the box without snapping his leg.
We would still play them on the opposite flank. If we want crosses to Toney, play BM on the left and....sergi? On the right. They are producing few shots on targets where they are, so there is little downside
 

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We would still play them on the opposite flank. If we want crosses to Toney, play BM on the left and....sergi? On the right. They are producing few shots on targets where they are, so there is little downside
I'm not sure why we would want crosses to Toney. If the wide attackers play as old-school wingers, there'll be 2 centre backs with nothing to do but mark him – slim pickings in that.
 

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I'm not sure why we would want crosses to Toney. If the wide attackers play as old-school wingers, there'll be 2 centre backs with nothing to do but mark him – slim pickings in that.
I suppose you could play 2 holding midfielders with Forss/Ghoddos/Marcondes in behind Toney in a 424. Or wait and give the wide forwards time to hit their strides as inverted wingers in our tested formation with Henry and Dalsgaard the source of crosses.
 

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Mbuemo is the top assist maker in the division, ffs.

our system works but we’re tired. need a refresher and as the Danes will likely miss the nat games, theyshould get it.

Jensen is a good player but needs a rest, JDS looks like he’s running through treacle
 

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Desperate for some creativity. Pontus and Christian coming back from injury will make us more solid, but we’re creating nothing. Toney has 10 goals feeding off scraps. Imagine if we were actually giving him 3 or 4 chances per game.
We have been, we've been creating. Only really the last couple of games that has dried up.
 

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Barry Bannon is not really a Pulis type of player is he? I wonder if we will go back in for him this January (assuming of course we were interested in the first place).
 
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Barry Bannon is not really a Pulis type of player is he? I wonder if we will go back in for him this January (assuming of course we were interested in the first place).
I wonder whether we would now that Vitaly Janelt has settled in quicker than expected.
 
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I wonder whether we would now that Vitaly Janelt has settled in quicker than expected.
I am unconvinced that Bannon has the legs and fitness to play in our 433 formation where the midfield often rotates positions during a match but I'd see him as another option alongside Da Silva/Marcondes/Jensen and not Norgaard/Janelt.
 

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I wonder whether we would now that Vitaly Janelt has settled in quicker than expected.
Different players IMO.

Bannan is better on the ball, but Janelt looks like he can cover more ground.
 

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Barry Bannon is not really a Pulis type of player is he? I wonder if we will go back in for him this January (assuming of course we were interested in the first place).
After going through a training session with Pulis in the art of boring non productive so called football, I would imagine he would jump at the chance of a move, Anywhere!!!
 

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I’d imagine Bannon’s next move would be to a mid-table Scottish Premiership club, although Pulis probably sees a great role for him, passing sideways.
 

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After going through a training session with Pulis in the art of boring non productive so called football, I would imagine he would jump at the chance of a move, Anywhere!!!
He's been playing in a boring non productive team for years and it hasn't seemingly bothered him!
 

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This thread has plummeted into total nonsense land.

We do not need 3-4 new players to compete, FFS, pull yourselves together.

CN, roeslev as cover for HD and PJ will be back. Ghoddos when fit will slot into the 10 with EM as cover.

The only thing we need to do is get a tune out of fosu or canos or bite the bullet and replace.

Other than that we are in good shape.

Write off our new players at you peril, have you not learnt anything over the last 7-8 years on how we operate?
 

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This thread has plummeted into total nonsense land.

We do not need 3-4 new players to compete, FFS, pull yourselves together.

CN, roeslev as cover for HD and PJ will be back. Ghoddos when fit will slot into the 10 with EM as cover.

The only thing we need to do is get a tune out of fosu or canos or bite the bullet and replace.

Other than that we are in good shape.

Write off our new players at you peril, have you not learnt anything over the last 7-8 years on how we operate?
The return of CN,PJ and Roerslev will certainly help a lot but with the move to 5 subs it would not hurt to have another ready made option or two like Bannan. I’m far from being one to write off Canos and think Ghoddos has a lot of quality once fit and settled but if we could get another left sided forward who could make a quick impact I don’t think we’d turn it down, particularly as both Sergi and Saman could play well elsewhere.

What we haven’t been near doing until recently is to have 2 players genuinely at a high enough standard for each position and that is the thing that helps us to be top two rather than top six and which will be needed when we go up because I doubt we’d just spaff £100m on new boys if promoted as our model will have been to make sure the squad we have now is one that would largely work if we go up.
 

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The return of CN,PJ and Roerslev will certainly help a lot but with the move to 5 subs it would not hurt to have another ready made option or two like Bannan. I’m far from being one to write off Canos and think Ghoddos has a lot of quality once fit and settled but if we could get another left sided forward who could make a quick impact I don’t think we’d turn it down, particularly as both Sergi and Saman could play well elsewhere.

What we haven’t been near doing until recently is to have 2 players genuinely at a high enough standard for each position and that is the thing that helps us to be top two rather than top six and which will be needed when we go up because I doubt we’d just spaff £100m on new boys if promoted as our model will have been to make sure the squad we have now is one that would largely work if we go up.
I don't think we're that far off. A club our size is never going to have two top championship level players for each position. Currently the only areas we're potentially weak (assuming all injured players return soon, not sure what the prognosis was with Baptiste?) are the two wide positions. We do have some potential coming through from the B team with Adams and Valgeirsson but not sure they're close enough for this season.
 

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How has is come to Canos having to start games because of the lack of options? Needed addressing in the window. If Ghoddos is going to be played in the position he did today then we didn’t replace Said. Canos and Fosu aren’t at the level we need, quite surprised we find ourselves in this position if I’m honest. As others have said we desperately needed a pacy wide player. Just a shame we will be half way through the season before this is even possible.

Not writing us off yet for the season, a lot of average teams and I think it’s anyone’s league if a team steps up a gear.
 

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right so there's not any new rumours?
None that I have seen on this player. But as was pointed-out above, we don't just suddenly lose interest in players because we get a knock-back. The selling club may change their minds as the circumstances of the contract status of the player change...
 

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I realise we are no longer a borrowing club however needs be once in a while. How about Neilson and/or Willock from The Arse?. Both have first team experience and undoubted quality - but neither can (so far) get a sniff at The Premiership. Neilson is a fast wide-man with a hell of a shot. Willock is a clever modern number 10.
 

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Has anybody seen Charlie Kirk play for Crewe, he is 22 plays on the LW and was picked in the 19/20 PFA League 2 Team of the year. He is 6ft 1, he scored 9 league and cup goals from 44 games and provided more assists than any other League 2 player.
Looks a very good player and I was surprised we haven't been linked to him more like we were with their right back
 

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I realise we are no longer a borrowing club however needs be once in a while. How about Neilson and/or Willock from The Arse?. Both have first team experience and undoubted quality - but neither can (so far) get a sniff at The Premiership. Neilson is a fast wide-man with a hell of a shot. Willock is a clever modern number 10.
Reckon at least one of those would be available for a permanent transfer . Arteta is going to need to shuffle the pack whilst at same time bringing in some funds . I don’t see him doing a George Graham and building the side on the promising youth or ex youth prospects beyond those already in first team like Saka and Maitland Niles
 

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