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Giorgos Giakoumakis

Discussion in 'Ex Players' started by The Thumb, Aug 31, 2021.

Discuss Giorgos Giakoumakis in the Ex Players area at TalkCeltic.net.

  1. McChiellini..

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    I said it a while ago but it was even common knowledge down here at some clubs..

    He was way out his depth..
     
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  2. Blochairnbhoy

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    Ah yeah. Guy said on here am sure that McCarthy couldn’t believe it when he got a 4 year deal
     
  3. horseshoe

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    Giving McCarthy a four year deal on decent wages was and still is absolute madness, contrast now with Mooy, yeah he'll be on a decent wages because he was on a free but we covered ourselves with it being a short term with an option to extend it. Be very surprised if anyone takes him off our hands, just wages down the pan.
     
  4. George Theodorou

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    As an example.
     
  5. George Theodorou

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    Apart from probably losing Giakoumakis, we also will most likely be parting with Idegushi, Abildgaard, Jenz and Welsh.

    If I was GG I would have my agent push to get me into a Bundesliga team on good terms. It seems he feels he is starved of playing time and needs to move on at Celtic. Now more so with the Korean lad being signed. If its a choice of Atlanta FC or Japan, then he should go to the USA. Going to Japan with his family will be too much of a culture shock. He will have better conditions and lifestyle in the USA.
     
  6. George Theodorou

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    Mexican stand off. Who gets Giakoumakis in the last hours of January ? This is going to go down to the wire for a decision as to where GG is going to be pulling on a jersey and lacing up his boots next.
     
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    *. Fabrizio that is.



    Gus Poyet did mention an MLS side tbf. I'm assuming he's not keen on Japan
     
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    Love him but just want this to be over now. Would rather we got the cash in, got our replacement and both parties moved on. Get the £4M in and use it for another midfielder
     
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    I'm not convinced he was making bad deals because I don't think they would've just handed him that power on his own during his first window as CEO. I think I read Nicholson was a big part of transfers when Lawwell was in charge, so I suspect he had to sign off on deals before McKay was allowed to action them.

    From what I heard from the guys at the stadium, he simply wasn't turning up on the busy days and was going AWOL during a hectic transfer window. You can imagine Rugby is a lot slower than Celtic during a transfer window, especially that transfer window. I've met types like that before that aren't able/willing to handle the pace of the business when they transfer from another business. I suspect that's what happened here.
     
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    Great move for him if he can avoid all the * with guns
     
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    If true and that's a big if it backs up my suspicions that him and his agent have made a rip roaring * of it
     
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    Perhaps thought the interest would be a lot higher in Europe.
     
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    Looking like the big man has * it for himself. Or maybe it was more down to his agent.

    Still should have been given more game time than he's had this season, but he's learned a big lesson here it seems.
     
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    I thought it woulda been too, at that price it’s pennies for most teams. Can’t believe more clubs aren’t in for him
     
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    Don't think it's a coincidence that he started getting less game when all this broke
     
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    Actually think it's the other way about, should have been getting starts earlier in the season when Kyogo was struggling. The 'unsettled' rumours came after that I think.
     
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    I do think he shoulda had more minutes too but realistically with the goals kyogo has scored this season where do those minutes come from. If kyogo hasn’t been playing giak has…so do we maybe play kyogo less, in turn scoring less to accommodate giak.

    it’s a really hard position, which selfishly I wish he was happy getting the odd minutes so we could keep him. But I totally get him looking at first team options elsewhere
     
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