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He's said no, and that it's wishful thinking.
Although it does seem rather weird that a US reporter based in Nashville might be even thinking about Brentford. :confused:
 
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Really? There I was thinking he’s playing himself nicely into form, and able to cover several positions....
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Looking at those stats, he's never really played in midfield.
 

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Looking at those stats, he's never really played in midfield.
Yep made his name on the wing for Ostersunds..
 

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I forgot we have Gus Mog too......hopefully he can get some game time too in the forward positions 👍
 

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Praying for a wide addition and the left back options baffle me.
 

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Liverpool are being said to have gazumped Celtic for Ben Davies from PNE. I think he is still very undervalued at £2M, couldnt we have outbid Liverpool for him
ok we have Winston Reid now but Ben Davies would have been an investment
 

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Liverpool are being said to have gazumped Celtic for Ben Davies from PNE. I think he is still very undervalued at £2M, couldnt we have outbid Liverpool for him
ok we have Winston Reid now but Ben Davies would have been an investment

yes it didnt seem a lot of money
 

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Liverpool are being said to have gazumped Celtic for Ben Davies from PNE. I think he is still very undervalued at £2M, couldnt we have outbid Liverpool for him
ok we have Winston Reid now but Ben Davies would have been an investment
Davies is going for £500k plus £1.5m in add ons I believe. He's out of contract in the summer. PNE taken the money.

Liverpool or Brentford?! I wonder........... a tough choice for a northerner!
 

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Liverpool are being said to have gazumped Celtic for Ben Davies from PNE. I think he is still very undervalued at £2M, couldnt we have outbid Liverpool for him
ok we have Winston Reid now but Ben Davies would have been an investment
I suspect he had a buyout clause at £2m. If so, it boils down to how much you can offer him as a contract. That’s where your line of reasoning falters...
 

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Liverpool are being said to have gazumped Celtic for Ben Davies from PNE. I think he is still very undervalued at £2M, couldnt we have outbid Liverpool for him
ok we have Winston Reid now but Ben Davies would have been an investment
He's not turning down Liverpool for us!
 

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He's not turning down Liverpool for us!
We could have done Preston a favour by raising the bidding, of course he wouldnt turn Liverpool down but I am not liking the way they can click their fingers and summon players without even paying close to a fair price. I know its Preston’s fault letting him get close to the end of his contract
 

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Praying for a wide addition and the left back options baffle me.
I guess the issue with getting another left back in is the reality is they're unlikely to make more than the odd appearance unless Henry gets injured. That's a difficult sell....
 

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I guess the issue with getting another left back in is the reality is they're unlikely to make more than the odd appearance unless Henry gets injured. That's a difficult sell....
Liverpool sold it to Ben Davies as when van Dijk is fit he won't get a look in
 

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I guess the issue with getting another left back in is the reality is they're unlikely to make more than the odd appearance unless Henry gets injured. That's a difficult sell....
Yes but we have no back up there. MR and MBS are not a natural replacement. We sent that individual out on loan.
 

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Lol sitting on their Bench in the Prem on let's guess minimum £40k is better than our bench. Pretty poor comparison lol
He’ll get a good few games this season and if he does well there’ll be other PL teams to go to. If not, he’ll dine out on having played for one of the biggest clubs in the world, will get a load of cup and European outings, medals etc (plus a hefty wedge).
 

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Neeskens Kebano signs on for ‘Boro.

Reckon Colin is getting a bit desperate.
 

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Few weeks old this now but this says Davies was on £4500 a week at Preston so I doubt very much if he's on £40k at Liverpool but no doubt he's increased his income, good luck to him it's a god temporary move I'd say
That website was debunked ages ago, iirc. The supposed salaries were lifted from Championship Manager or Football Manager (whichever one it was). So take those figures quoted with a pinch of salt.
 
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That website was debunked ages ago, iirc. The supposed salaries were lifted from Championship Manager or Football Manager (whichever one it was). So take those figures quoted with a pinch of salt.
Thanks for the information I was unaware of that
 

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If we make the PL how many players do we think we would need, assuming we could keep what we have,
some teams have replaced whole squads (eg Fulham) and been relegated once but may just get away
with it this time. Leeds made a few quality signings, West Brom & Norwich did not make many (I think).
PL teams name a squad of 25 players I think.
 

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If we make the PL how many players do we think we would need, assuming we could keep what we have,
some teams have replaced whole squads (eg Fulham) and been relegated once but may just get away
with it this time. Leeds made a few quality signings, West Brom & Norwich did not make many (I think).
PL teams name a squad of 25 players I think.
If we go up, I think Marcondes, Reid & Jeanvier will go at the end of this season. With Forss, Racic, Goode, & Thompson to go out on loan. I then think we would need 1 striker, an attacking midfielder, 1 wide player, a centre back with pace and potentially a right back (not sure if Roerslev is ready to step up to the premier league). That's provided we can keep hold of Rico and Toney which I'm sure we can with promotion.
 

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If we go up, I think Marcondes, Reid & Jeanvier will go at the end of this season. With Forss, Racic, Goode, & Thompson to go out on loan. I then think we would need 1 striker, an attacking midfielder, 1 wide player, a centre back with pace and potentially a right back (not sure if Roerslev is ready to step up to the premier league). That's provided we can keep hold of Rico and Toney which I'm sure we can with promotion.
I make that 5 in, rest of squad made up with B teamers? HD to be added to exits (purely based on rumours of return home)
 

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If we make the PL how many players do we think we would need...
Ideally, we need 2 first-team outfielders for each position and 3 'keepers.

It's quite an open question in that the positions the recruitment team believe we need to beef up may not have players available but, on the other hand, there may be players available in positions we think we're strong in... by which I mean that, to meet the maximum of 25 players over 21 years old, there may be unexpected signings.
 

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If we go up, I think Marcondes, Reid & Jeanvier will go at the end of this season. With Forss, Racic, Goode, & Thompson to go out on loan. I then think we would need 1 striker, an attacking midfielder, 1 wide player, a centre back with pace and potentially a right back (not sure if Roerslev is ready to step up to the premier league). That's provided we can keep hold of Rico and Toney which I'm sure we can with promotion.
How can you say that about Reid? You have not seen him play yet, or at least not for any length of time. He is not our player anyway, but he has a wealth of experience, and may well be the right sort of player should he be available to help stabilise our position a a Premier League club.
 

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If we go up, I think Marcondes, Reid & Jeanvier will go at the end of this season. With Forss, Racic, Goode, & Thompson to go out on loan. I then think we would need 1 striker, an attacking midfielder, 1 wide player, a centre back with pace and potentially a right back (not sure if Roerslev is ready to step up to the premier league). That's provided we can keep hold of Rico and Toney which I'm sure we can with promotion.
All the out of contract players will leave of we get promoted IMHO to be competitive at least 5 new incomings - would probably need more strikers as well as Toney and Forss wouldn't be enough in PL
 

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How can you say that about Reid? You have not seen him play yet, or at least not for any length of time. He is not our player anyway, but he has a wealth of experience, and may well be the right sort of player should he be available to help stabilise our position a a Premier League club.
Because he’s not our player - If he gets back to fitness and is a decent option then he may be the defender we need in the premier league, although his wages might still be an issue...
 

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Because he’s not our player - If he gets back to fitness and is a decent option then he may be the defender we need in the premier league, although his wages might still be an issue...
Yes, I have said that he is not our player! He is, back to fitness, he has played matches for Kansas City, and West Ham under 23's, he just needs games in the Championship. My point is providing he has a successful loan he may then just be the player we would need after promotion. His wages will be sorted out in the overall deal - that is if we decide we want him. What I could not understand was why you wrote him off without even seeing him play for us?
 

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Yes, I have said that he is not our player! He is, back to fitness, he has played matches for Kansas City, and West Ham under 23's, he just needs games in the Championship. My point is providing he has a successful loan he may then just be the player we would need after promotion. His wages will be sorted out in the overall deal - that is if we decide we want him. What I could not understand was why you wrote him off without even seeing him play for us?
I think we would look towards a younger player with more pace for the PL.
 

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