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Squad - Who Stays? Who Goes?

Discussion in 'Celtic Chat' started by CountyDownFaithful, Jan 24, 2021.

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  1. Twisty TalkShite Gold Member

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    Bain
    Taylor
    Welsh
    Jullien
    Soro
    Turnbull
    Johnston
    McGregor
    Forrest
    Griffiths
    Ajeti


    Can see that being where we're at before any signings
     
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  2. Mr. Slippyfist Gold Member Gold Member

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    Did you see his name in my list?
     
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  3. Lewis1967

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    Stay

    Barkas
    Julien
    Taylor
    Welsh
    Soro
    Turnball
    McGregor
    Brown (?)
    Forrest
    Johnstone
    Ajeti
    Griffiths

    I wish could stay

    Ajer
    Eddy

    Would love to sign Moi but not sure we could afford it. Need to probably sign 10 players at least.
     
  4. moravcik1888

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    Meowwww...that time of month again is it.
     
  5. Foley1888

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    Sell
    Barkas
    Boli
    Ajer (don’t want to but think he’ll go)
    Hendry
    Christie
    Ntcham
    Shved
    Dembele
    Bayo
    One of Griffiths or Ajeti
    Edouard

    Loan
    Henderson
    Hjelde
    Doohan
    One of Robertson or Connell
    Klimala

    Release
    Ralston
    Afolabi
    Perez (if he’s still signed to us)

    Already away
    Elhamed
    Frimpong
    Harper

    Keep
    Bain
    Hazard
    O’Connor
    Julien
    Welsh
    Taylor
    McGregor
    Soro
    Brown (massively reduced role only)
    Turnbull
    Connell or Robertson
    Forrest
    Johnston
    Griffiths or Ajeti

    To come in
    Shaw

    Sign
    GK
    RB
    LB
    CB x2 or 3 depending on Julien injury
    CM (box to box)
    AM
    RW
    LW
    ST x2 or 3 depending on new managers preferred shape, although if a young guy like Joseph from Wigan then 3 needed for me. One of which needs to be capable of playing with their back to goal and holding the ball in before linking with the wingers and midfield or another striker.
     
  6. Garrymac1888 Gold Member Gold Member

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    I'll come from the get rid angle,

    Rogic - sell or release,
    Brown - Release
    Christie - Gone
    Griffiths- gone
    Duffy - Loan over
    Laxalt - Loan over
    Ely - Loan over
    Barkas - sell if we can recoup something
    Ajeti- Sell if possible
    Eddy - He's gone
    Bitton - time to go
    Kenny - no thanks


    Keep
    Ajer - Probably wont be able too
    McGregor
    Soro
    Turnbull
    Forrest
    Klimala - see what a coach can get out of him
    Julien
    Welsh
    Taylor - squad player
    Johnston

    Going to be a big job!

    Edit....forgot about Ntcham, Hendry and some other useless *, get shot of all them too.
     
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  7. Mr. Slippyfist Gold Member Gold Member

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    Well, you would ask a daft question ffs :56::56::56:
     
  8. Wee Baldy

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    Keep

    McGregor
    Soro
    Julien
    Ajer (if its possible)
    Turnbull
    Forrest
    Welsh
    Taylor (back up)
    Johnston
    Hazzard (back up)
    Klimala (still reckon there's a player there)
    Broony - but used sparingly

    Hopefully we can get some half decent money for the rest of them
     
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  9. World Champion

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    The only players I would keep are Edouard, Griffiths, McGregor and Julien.
     
  10. The_Bhoy

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    Think we’ll be surprised with the departures this year. Genuinely think all our “big” players will leave now. Our best 11 on paper/value is;

    Barkas
    Kenny, Jullien, Ajer, Laxalt
    Forrest, mcgregor, brown, Christie, elyounoussi
    Edouard

    mcgregor will be wanted by many teams and now the 10 is gone...he’s won everything else with us? Probably his last chance with his age for a big move.

    Ajer-certainty.
    Eddy-certainty.
    Loans- obviously all not coming back
    Brown-Aberdeen apparently
    Christie-certainty

    From our first team 11 on paper that leaves;
    Barkas- who I think will be back to Greece homesick/not settled here
    Jullien-too injury prone to sell
    Forrest-won’t be sought after

    that leaves us with 2 real first team players. 2
     
  11. Slaw

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    Greg Taylor mate. You forgot Greg Taylor.
     
  12. belfastcelt Gold Member Gold Member

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    this is best/value team we could put out currently with players still contracted next season

    ..............barkas..............
    Ajer...jullien...welsh...Taylor
    .....Christie....mcgregor.....
    .............turnbull..............
    Forrest......Ajeti.......Eddie

    the 3 with a year left will be away and jullien will be out for months. Sad state of affairs
     
  13. Moore Moorsum1888 Gold Member

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    Players for Next Season

    McGregor
    Jullien
    Turnbull
    Soro
    Forrest
    Taylor
    Johnston (Bulk Up or Leave)
    Robertson
    Bain
    Welsh
    Connell
    Henderson
    Hazard
    Klimala


    Back To Clubs
    Duffy
    Elyounoussi
    Laxalt

    Sell:
    Edouard
    Ntcham
    Christie
    Elhamed
    Ajer (Wont be able to keep)

    Not up to scratch.
    Bitton
    Rogic
    Bolingoli
    Griffiths
    Ralston
    Shved
    Bayo
    Barkas

    What do we need? Literally every single position in and off the field!
     
  14. Creativecelt Gold Member Gold Member

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    Do we think if HOWE is appointed this week, that might make players that have been angling for MOVES, to consider their position and sign up for playing for him?
    Edouard, Christie, Ajer, Calmac?
     
  15. martin_d

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    Who ever said McGregor was ‘angling for a move’? :39:
     
  16. Dublin Celt

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    If it's Howe/or any decent coach the first priority should be giving youth a chance, for pre season anyway. Looking at Howes training videos and teams young players have flourished. High intensity with a focus on improving players that are willing to be improved. Just look at Welsh v Duffy as a prime example that the older experienced signing isn't necessarily better than the young players we have sitting in the stands.

    Goalkeeper:
    New goalkeeper
    Bain (perfect back up)
    Oluwayemi

    Barkas (sold) hazard (no point being on bench at his age/SPL loan) doohan/Mullen loan

    Right back:
    New signing/ seamus coleman
    Lee O'Connor

    O'Connor has played a lot of games for Tranmere and is well liked. Has played at RB and CDM and needs to be given his chance. Isn't captain of a very good Ireland u21 team for nothing. Probably lazy of me to suggest Coleman but he would bring leadership, experience and would bring O'Connor on massively.one year left on contract in summer and for 3 mill we could get 3/4 years outta him. Also looks good as part of back 3 if we are going 352 and captain material if that would free up McGregor with that role.

    Centre half:
    Jullien
    Welsh
    I'd give hjelde and Hendry the pre season with new manager. All for hjelde staying once he sees considerable game time. If Hendry is still the same, experienced centre half in. Hjelde is massive talent. Really Hendry v new signing

    Left back:
    New signing
    Taylor
    Hjelde can also play here
    Montgomery/otoo to be given the pre season and see where they are at.

    Centre mids:
    McGregor
    Soro
    Turnbull
    Bitton (more likely to cover and play centre half)
    Shaw/Robertson/connell
    Fancy Robertson to stake a decent claim to be next season's welsh
    Brown seemed to have big time for connell, maybe could see him on loan at Aberdeen.

    Left wing:
    Elyounassi has shown it in sparks. If the manager wants him and the fee is right/ otherwise need signing. If Howe dunno if he best suited pace wise to play Howes 442 further from goal
    Mikey has enormous talent needs to kick on now and will hopefully benefit from better coaching and conditioning.

    Right wing:
    Forrest
    Dembele/new signing (every indication dembele bags are packed but if new manager can get him to sign and get head right no doubting his potential.

    Striker:
    Big signing
    Ajeti (defo goalscorer there/good coach=good ajeti)
    Young striker/nmecha/delap/ Parrott


    All assuming Christie/ edoaurd/ ajer are on the way out. Maybe a bolter in Ben Wylie but centre mid is packed.

    Henderson/Coffey/afolabi need to show something on loan and quick









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  17. Peej Gold Member Gold Member

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    Legit idea - can we just sell every single one of them? Legit!

    Reckon we could scrape £60mill for them all, then just go sign a brand new starting 11 and let 11 youth players step up next season as well?
     
  18. Heb Celt

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    Sell the lot and build a team around Turnbull.
     
  19. James Gold Member Gold Member

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    From this squad today I'd keep Ajer and maybe Turnbull but I wouldn't bat an eyelid I'd anyone else left
     
  20. Crilly Gold Member Gold Member

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    From the squad today I would keep Turnbull, Welsh as a rotation player and Ajeti as I think he can come good in the right system. Callum mcgregor I would keep in hope he can get back to his old self, been honking all season