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Discussion in 'Transfer Rumours' started by CheGuevara, Jul 19, 2021.

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  1. Leone Naka Fan

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    Warning: he's short. He plays similarly to Welsh and Starfelt.
     
  2. Mr Shelby I am the son and heir Gold Member

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    On loan.

    Safe to say he isn't getting near the PSG team...
     
  3. Can'tbehooped

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    Looks good, but I'd rather have Lovric, I'd imagine that they'd be similar in price
     
  4. Westlondonscot Gold Member Gold Member

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    If we signed him next year on a free some * would be saying "is that an Ange signing?"
     
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  6. G_portillo

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    Young Ramsay from Aberdeen is going to be a cracking right back. Think we should defo be buying and looking to loan him back immediately. Very comfortable on the ball, quick. Keep an eye on him.
     
  7. john2061

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    Agree also like Ryan hedges scored two goals tonight and could do a job for us if Christie goes .
     
  8. Hammy89

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    By September 2022 wish list
    Permanently In
    Keeper x1 (Siegrist on a free 2022)
    Left back x 2 (Scales and one more)
    Right back x2 (Juranovic and one more)
    Center back x2 (take your pick from Itakura on a free 2022, Davies, Vuskovic or Doehki on a free 2022)
    Center mid x1 (McCann)
    Left wing x2 (Lovric and one more)
    Striker x2 (Henry and Nesbit)

    Out
    Bain
    Barkas
    Boli
    Taylor
    Bitton
    Griffiths
    Ajeti
    Edouard

    Any player out with those named leaving (eg Christie) will need a replacement on top of my wish list.

    By September 2021, I'd settle for
    Incoming
    Right back loan, ideally a permanent one.
    Left back
    Center back
    Left wing
    Striker

    That would leave us with getting 7 or 8 permanent players over the winter transfer window and next summer's window.

    Squad
    Keepers

    Hart
    Bain
    Hazard

    Barkas can go for whatever money we can get for him. He's no better than Bain who will be on considerably less wages. He is an international so we'll get more for him in the transfer market than Bain would reach. I'd get Siegrist on a free or minimal fee in January to cover Hart. Hazard I'd keep for the colts just in case any injuries. Bain sold/released next summer.

    Left back
    Scales
    Taylor
    Montgomery

    Hopefully, Scales signs on and is a hidden gem. The left back spot is there for the taking. Boli to be sold to any suitor ASAP. Taylor to go next summer and replaced. Monty to give cover.

    Right back
    Juranovic/Couto
    Ralston

    For whatever reason, it looks like we're getting Couto on loan from City soon enough. I'm not against the move but would like Juranovic in. Hopefully we go back in for him at a later date. Big congratulations to Ralston who has a place at the club but I'd still like two more right backs that are better than him. It's a high priority area right now though as we have nothing behind Ralston, which is a worry. I'd like two right backs in front of Ralston this time next year.

    Center backs
    Welsh
    Juillien
    Starfelt
    Murray
    Itakura/Davies

    I think we'll see a loan signing here. I hope that we have a buy option at the end of it though and I think Itakura or Davies would be tremendous for us. I'd like another center back in by this time next summer.

    Center mid
    Rogic
    McGregor
    Turnbull
    Soro
    Christie
    Bitton

    IMO we're one light but can see us saving here as other areas are much more of a priority. I'd bite your hand off for McCann. He'd suit us to the ground. Id sell Bitton in a heartbeat. I know we have a few youngsters (Henderson, Robertson etc). Loan them out. Christie to sign a new deal or be replaced. I hope he stays.

    Right wing
    Abada
    Forrest
    Dembele

    We're done here for the foreseeable. Dembele will probably move on for a free next season, which is a shame. If we had this strength in the left, we'd be laughing.

    Left wing
    Lovric
    Christie

    I know I have Christie down as a center mid because that's where he'd probably suit our system better under Ange. He's just so versatile with his engine and deliveries. We need two left wingers brought into the club come 2022/23 season.

    Striker
    Henry
    Kyogo
    Griffiths
    Ajeti

    Edouard is gone and hopefully replaced with Henry. Ajetti isn't good enough and will be gone by this time next year. Griffiths as a person shouldn't be anywhere near our club, even before we talk about his professionalism or talent. This will be Griffiths' last year at Celtic but I'd love for us to use him in a deal for Nisbet. I can't see it though, unfortunately.

    I know to have three players for one position in some areas may seem excessive but I honestly think if we're to maximise Ange's game plan, we're gonna need bodies. His game plan is so high tempo that we're going to have burnouts if not. They'll all play their part of the season in four competitions.

    Yes, I'm a * loser writing all this up but I've been up half the night with my newborn so * it.

    Just give me the DoF job now.
     
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    I actually think Luca Connell could play very well in the style we play at LB
     
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    He's never had a look in. Ever. Under two or three different managers.

    Something amiss with him imo.
     
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    I was about to give you the DoF job, but then realised that you forgot about McCarthy. Attention to detail is such an important part of the role, bro.
     
  12. Hammy89

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    :56:lack of sleep.

    Would still do a better job than those currently 'running' the club.
     
  13. Mr Shelby I am the son and heir Gold Member

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    We need 2 centre backs IMO.
     
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  14. Valhalla Thus spoke Batistuta. Gold Member

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    That Maeda has supposedly been on fire for Yokohama and available quite cheap.

    Would love us to make a move for him but Ange will no better than anyone if he’s good enough for us.
     
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    Daizen? Played OK on the right wing for Japan U-23, but we have 2 good players there right now.
     
  16. Hammy89

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    Based on our last Japanese import, I'm up for buying the whole J-League.
     
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    Maeda tends to play off the left or through the middle for Yokohama Marinos much like Kyogo did at Vissel Kobe.

    He’s not at the level of Kyogo, I wouldn’t say although he is a few years younger. His style of play is similar, he is very quick, with good movement and a decent finisher.

    Another one worth keeping an eye on but is earlier in his development is Ryotaro Araki and Kashima Antlers but probably more for the future as he is only 19 and is either right sided or a ST.
     
  18. Spring Time Gold Member Gold Member

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    For now I would be getting Gary Cahill in on a free.
     
  19. Mr Shelby I am the son and heir Gold Member

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    On the subject of J-League players, I am pretty confident in Postecoglou to know the exact ones we should be targeting. I do recall a Japanese journalist saying that he didnt feel any players at Yokohama would really improve us but only AP knows that for certain.
     
  20. Foley1888

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    There are still some good free agents out there that could help boost our squad. One whose under the radar a bit but could be a good fit Ali Adnan. He has Serie A experience and was doing well at Vancouver Whitecaps until a visa issue caused by them having to relocate to Utah for the 2021 MLS season due to COVID. He’s very quick a decent height at 6ft, has good delivery and good stamina to play in Ange’s system.

    Nicolas N’Koulou would be an experienced ball playing centre back although he isn’t the tallest.

    Also if we wanted more options in midfield to share the workload either Oriol Busquets or Jandro Orellana who have fallen victim to the Barca wage cap issues could be good players in an Ange team particularly Busquets.
     
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