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Six in,Six out

skiathospurs

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Ok fucking international break boredoom buster time!!

Your summer transfer 6 players leaving and six coming in.Try and keep the budget realistic,we may pay 1½ times more than Citeh to watch the team,but we cant spend that!!!

For moi,
OUT
Toby
Rose
Onomah
Llorente
Sissoko
CCV

Raising about £100m ?? toby&Rose £40m each llorente 10p,CCV/Onomah £12m the pair,sissoko £10m or more depending how pissed they are,or how he does with le frogs in world cup.

IN
Bale (i really think it will happen as Levy tries to placate the peasants)
Tah CB bayerliversausage (or Velteman ajax)
Rodrigez (ex Poch as WBA go down)
Sessegnon (not Shaw I hope)
Justin Kluivert (ajax)
Mawson CB swansea
 
BrooklynYid

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Oh, you meant players? Got it now.

Hmmmm. This is a tough one. I know 6 players I want out, but not sure that is possible. I will try to balance this with some semblance of reality.

OUT::

GKN
Onomah
Llorente
Toby:(
Trippier
Jannsen (I believe he's technically on loan)

IN:

Tah
Sessegnon
Malcolm
Modric
Vardy
and 1 unknown kid from parts unknown

I figure that would cost us a net spend between 40-60 million. Increase in ticket prices should easily cover that one. Will suck to see Toby go, but I think that ship has sailed. Feels an awful lot like Walker. I don't think Rose will go because he isn't playing well at all. Would United really hand over 45 mil for him? Actually, they might but I don't see it happening. I think Trippier may go just to make room for KWP. Seems counter-intuitive, but that's how I roll. He'll also fetch more money than Aurier. We could actually pull that off and i think it would substantially improve the team. We'll probably get Shane Long and a complimentary pie instead.
 
Dorset

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Six out - yeah, no arguments there, I don't want Toby to go, but I can't see Levy caving in on his wage requests.

Six in, realistically, that's tough. Ryan Sessegnon and five other blokes? I can't see Bale coming back, he would want too much in wages and that would cause grief with the other players, if he does come back to the Premier League I think he'll go to United.

Will Jannssen be coming back, or GKN? That could b 8 gone - and I can still only think of 1 replacement!

If Fulham don't get promoted then we could go for a buy 2 get one free option, Sessegnon, Fredericks and Cairney. How about Mitrovic as well, OK, let's just buy Fulham FC and we could have a spare squad! Jay Rodriguez for Llorente, yeah that would be an improvement.

Sessegnon's going to be pricey if the rumours about United wanting him as a Shaw replacement are true.

OK, I give up, I haven't got a scooby, so I'll just agree totally with your choice - or anybody else's.
 
skiathospurs

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Six out - yeah, no arguments there, I don't want Toby to go, but I can't see Levy caving in on his wage requests.

Six in, realistically, that's tough. Ryan Sessegnon and five other blokes? I can't see Bale coming back, he would want too much in wages and that would cause grief with the other players, if he does come back to the Premier League I think he'll go to United.

Will Jannssen be coming back, or GKN? That could b 8 gone - and I can still only think of 1 replacement!

If Fulham don't get promoted then we could go for a buy 2 get one free option, Sessegnon, Fredericks and Cairney. How about Mitrovic as well, OK, let's just buy Fulham FC and we could have a spare squad! Jay Rodriguez for Llorente, yeah that would be an improvement.

Sessegnon's going to be pricey if the rumours about United wanting him as a Shaw replacement are true.

OK, I give up, I haven't got a scooby, so I'll just agree totally with your choice - or anybody else's.
Oh good call forgot we had janssen and GKN to flog as well,happy days then!!I just feel Toby will be offered to RM and Bale coming the other way is not so a ridiculous idea,yes wages but sure we can pump bonuses onto a more spursy wage packet after all that loverly jubbly rolling in from fans makes it possible.

Basically i would (if toby goes) sell CCV cos we cant wait any longer and foyth is clearly ahead?sign 2 CBs,a LB cos rose is off,2 strikers losing llorente and janssen,(surely one has to pan out??eventually) and kluivert looks pukka nippy,skillful like Sonny nice&versatile,and Bale to try and improve sales of caerphilly in the cheese room.
We have plenty of midfielders and winks will be back,lamela is back,we signed moura so no need to buy haha from palarse.
Most important for me is having extra quality starting CBs,i think we have been tied to 442 lately with toby out and not wishing to put dier out of CM,so having one too many gives El Jefe options with formations and personnel.
 
Don Diaz

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Ok fucking international break boredoom buster time!!

Your summer transfer 6 players leaving and six coming in.Try and keep the budget realistic,we may pay 1½ times more than Citeh to watch the team,but we cant spend that!!!

For moi,
OUT
Toby
Rose
Onomah
Llorente
Sissoko
CCV

Raising about £100m ?? toby&Rose £40m each llorente 10p,CCV/Onomah £12m the pair,sissoko £10m or more depending how pissed they are,or how he does with le frogs in world cup.

IN
Bale (i really think it will happen as Levy tries to placate the peasants)
Tah CB bayerliversausage (or Velteman ajax)
Rodrigez (ex Poch as WBA go down)
Sessegnon (not Shaw I hope)
Justin Kluivert (ajax)
Mawson CB swansea
Impressive start, need to think, don't think that bale will happen though, he would see it as a backward step and we won't pay his wages. Will be shame if Toby goes as well, but we can't be held to ransom by his agents. I also think your valuation of Toby especially and also Rose is too low and Llorente too high....!! Weirdly I can see us keeping Sissoko as well.

So...OUT
GKN
Janssen
Rose
Onomah
Llorente
CCV

IN
Sessegnon
Mawson - great shout
+4 I have no idea about
(1 x new Dembele)
(2 x new strikers 1 youngster)
(1 x attacking midfielder)
 
Dorset

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Impressive start, need to think, don't think that bale will happen though, he would see it as a backward step and we won't pay his wages. Will be shame if Toby goes as well, but we can't be held to ransom by his agents. I also think your valuation of Toby especially and also Rose is too low and Llorente too high....!! Weirdly I can see us keeping Sissoko as well.

So...OUT
GKN
Janssen
Rose
Onomah
Llorente
CCV

IN
Sessegnon
Mawson - great shout
+4 I have no idea about
(1 x new Dembele)
(2 x new strikers 1 youngster)
(1 x attacking midfielder)
I think Sissoko will stay, the Poch likes him - and he was our best player the other day, sorry that was a very weak attempt at sarcasm or the other thing that is like sarcasm but less funny. I think we have got used to Sissoko and when he has a game where he isn't completely useless we misjudge that and say he had a good game, when in fact what we mean is he had a good game for him.

I always think that if players are not working out then they should move on, it makes sense for them as a stuck career ain't not never no good - unless he's a bloke who just wants a wage and we don't want none of them fuckers, and it obviously makes sense for us. I don't go in for the blaming bollocks like some folks who bang on about how we fucked up signing whichever player is the villain a the time, nobody knows how a player is going to play in the team until he actually plays for the team.
 
Dorset

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Oh, you meant players? Got it now.

Hmmmm. This is a tough one. I know 6 players I want out, but not sure that is possible. I will try to balance this with some semblance of reality.

OUT::

GKN
Onomah
Llorente
Toby:(
Trippier
Jannsen (I believe he's technically on loan)

IN:

Tah
Sessegnon
Malcolm
Modric
Vardy
and 1 unknown kid from parts unknown

I figure that would cost us a net spend between 40-60 million. Increase in ticket prices should easily cover that one. Will suck to see Toby go, but I think that ship has sailed. Feels an awful lot like Walker. I don't think Rose will go because he isn't playing well at all. Would United really hand over 45 mil for him? Actually, they might but I don't see it happening. I think Trippier may go just to make room for KWP. Seems counter-intuitive, but that's how I roll. He'll also fetch more money than Aurier. We could actually pull that off and i think it would substantially improve the team. We'll probably get Shane Long and a complimentary pie instead.
Is 'count-intuitive' another way of saying Radio Rental? Trippier? For KWP? That would really be counter-intuitive - and I definitely mean Radio Rental, that would be totally Radio.
 
BrooklynYid

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Is 'count-intuitive' another way of saying Radio Rental? Trippier? For KWP? That would really be counter-intuitive - and I definitely mean Radio Rental, that would be totally Radio.
Hey, Levy's gotta fund the big shiny purchases somehow. You can only extort the supporters so much before you need additional funds. Not likely Lewis will dig in too deep so a little Radio Rental might be required.
 
Yid

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OUT:
Llorente
Rose (whoever that cunt is)
Jansen
GKN
Onomah
CCV

IN:
Fuck knows.
 
deejbah

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I'm not sure about selling either CCV or Onomah at the end of the season as even if they can't make it at Spurs I expect that their value can still increase, particularly CCV who is playing well at Ipswich and had some good games in his first loan spell as well. Being a young player on loan can be a really hard experience and we've seen several players go out on loan, not be super impressive and then really hit their strides when they get to 21-23.
 
Liam

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Out:
Rose
Toby
GKN
Llorente
Jansen
Onomah

In
Sessegnon
Mawson
Modric or Pogba
Malcolm

Only went for four in,, I know that's the rules but can't see us making loads of signings this summer with Lamela just coming back and Moura being added I really don't think we need much in the positions behind Kane, with two supposed strikers leaving in Llorente and Jansen I can see a forward being bought in which I believe this Malcolm chap is. Rose out to be replaced by Sessegnon, Mawson or another CB to replace Toby although I get the feeling we also might see a cheap stop gap signing at CB too whilst Foyth continues to develop, someone like Johny Evans wouldn't completely surprise me if Foyth is likely to start blooming in the next 18 months. Now I come to the Modric/Pogba signings I put up, I believe with Dembele having to nurse and ankle issue and him being so important to us I think Poch and Levy will want to add some strength there which could lead us to looking at an old head in Rat Face, or making a big deal move to excite the fans and make a statement by signing the unhappy Paul Pogba!!! Pogba is unlikely I know, as is Modric but both could be on the move this summer I think and Modric as much as he's a cunt would be a good short tewrm addition to the squad and Pogba could be great with a coach that know's how to coach!
 
skiathospurs

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I'm not sure about selling either CCV or Onomah at the end of the season as even if they can't make it at Spurs I expect that their value can still increase, particularly CCV who is playing well at Ipswich and had some good games in his first loan spell as well. Being a young player on loan can be a really hard experience and we've seen several players go out on loan, not be super impressive and then really hit their strides when they get to 21-23.
I really said CCV as he is 4th or 5th ATM behind jan,toby,dier,sanchez,foyth and maybe davies filling in,and more to allow him to play rather than wait.Just dont think he is fast or mobile enough,but really havent seen too much.If toby goes,think we are looking for a ready made straight in the team type.
 
wilson

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This is what I realistically think (not necessarily what I want!)...

OUTS
Rose
Toby
GKN
Janssen
Onomah
CCV

INS
Shaw (Utd)
Mawson (Swansea) or Tah (Leverkusen)
Kluivert (Ajax)
+1 CM - a younger Dembele (if such a thing exists) / ball playing CM
+1 ST - young backup to Kane, Llorente to stay one more season whilst youngster beds in/improves
+1 LW/RW/AM - Generic cheap, unknown, young, fast; will be sold in a season or two
 
wilson

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I really said CCV as he is 4th or 5th ATM behind jan,toby,dier,sanchez,foyth and maybe davies filling in,and more to allow him to play rather than wait.Just dont think he is fast or mobile enough,but really havent seen too much.If toby goes,think we are looking for a ready made straight in the team type.
I agree that CCV will and should go. He is probably 6th choice CB at current and only a year younger than Sanchez and the same age as Foyth so I just don't see him breaking into the side. Poch may well give him one more season to decide between him and Foyth though as, from what I gather, he has performed well out on loan.

I think he shows great promise but for his sake I hope he gets a move away rather than just be forever a squad player for us - hate to see players never get a sniff in at a club and their talent go to waste. I've no doubt he can make it at a mid table prem team at some point.
 
Dorset

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This is what I realistically think (not necessarily what I want!)...

OUTS
Rose
Toby
GKN
Janssen
Onomah
CCV

INS
Shaw (Utd)
Mawson (Swansea) or Tah (Leverkusen)
Kluivert (Ajax)
+1 CM - a younger Dembele (if such a thing exists) / ball playing CM
+1 ST - young backup to Kane, Llorente to stay one more season whilst youngster beds in/improves
+1 LW/RW/AM - Generic cheap, unknown, young, fast; will be sold in a season or two
I think you're probably right, but the nasty fake media is saying Shaw will probably go to the chavs, maybe that will be a bullet dodged? I think the Poch could probably turn him round but it would be a risk. If he had his head screwed on he would tell Chelsea to fuck off and take whatever pay cut was needed to come and play under his Pochiness, then work his bollocks off - he's 22 and has potential, that would be lost if he went to whoever the fuck the next chavs manager will be. Whatever he does he needs to get away from a manager who slags him off to the media, that should be done behind closed doors, Jomo is totally out of order there and has probably devalued Shaw to around half of what United paid for him, so maybe there's a bargain to be had.

Sessengnon would be great but according to the fake news he will either be going to United or City or staying at Fulham if they get promoted. Like Shaw he would probably do amazingly well under the guidance of the Poch, fingers crossed.

We might see a 'big' signing, like @skiathospurs said, Levy is rolling in dosh and may think getting Bale back or another huge name, the victims of his abuse will forgive him. Not a chance, never forgive, never forget.
 
wilson

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I think you're probably right, but the nasty fake media is saying Shaw will probably go to the chavs, maybe that will be a bullet dodged? I think the Poch could probably turn him round but it would be a risk. If he had his head screwed on he would tell Chelsea to fuck off and take whatever pay cut was needed to come and play under his Pochiness, then work his bollocks off - he's 22 and has potential, that would be lost if he went to whoever the fuck the next chavs manager will be. Whatever he does he needs to get away from a manager who slags him off to the media, that should be done behind closed doors, Jomo is totally out of order there and has probably devalued Shaw to around half of what United paid for him, so maybe there's a bargain to be had.

Sessengnon would be great but according to the fake news he will either be going to United or City or staying at Fulham if they get promoted. Like Shaw he would probably do amazingly well under the guidance of the Poch, fingers crossed.

We might see a 'big' signing, like @skiathospurs said, Levy is rolling in dosh and may think getting Bale back or another huge name, the victims of his abuse will forgive him. Not a chance, never forgive, never forget.
I went with Shaw over Sessegnon in terms of realism but I'd happily have either of them to be honest. I play football with a die hard Fulham fan and he is adamant it would be pointless to bring him in as a replacement for Rose as he simply isn't a full back. He has been playing up top for Fulham of late! I think Shaw has a great deal to give and improve - he is still young and working with someone like Poch and Davies will do him the world of good and bring back his confidence. Well I would hope so anyway if we got him haha.

Regarding the 'big' signing... Trust me, I'd love it as much as anyone but I just don't see it happening. I did say that about Moura though so hopefully I'm wrong again! I don't think we will bring Bale in though. Surely wages would be a massive issue to start with and we already have Son, Eriksen, Alli, Moura, Lamela... Not for one minute suggesting that Bale isn't better than any/all of them on his day but at the risk of then dropping one of them to the bench and one of them out the squad altogether I just don't see it happening. Sissoko would have to be sold too, which although I'd be absolutely fine with I don't see it happening either.

Saying that, I don't know what position is best to sign a big player in! I know you can never have too many quality players and I'm probably overly attached to our current players but it is hard to think of players who we stand a chance of buying and would walk straight into the first XI - something that would have to be a guarantee for Levy to bid big for. I'd probably say a Dembele CM would be my choice to splash out on as I don't see anyone else in the squad capable of playing like him but fuck knows who we could sign to do that role!
 
skiathospurs

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We might see a 'big' signing, like @skiathospurs said, Levy is rolling in dosh and may think getting Bale back or another huge name, the victims of his abuse will forgive him. Not a chance, never forgive, never forget.
I just think Levy will buy a big money player and as usual notice that selling 8 lesser known players and raking in more than the yuge money player cost will go un-noticed by fans except when we arent doing so well and we can trot out the net spend we are the bollox line.

Seriously i think he will do it as PR to deflect all the shite coming his way.I think Bale would be perfect,right experience to help the side,got the skills,got the fill a big shiny new stadium effect,and could be cover for Kane.
Our joy will be curtailed once he pulls a fetlock though and the shit slinging will continue anew.
 
skiathospurs

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I went with Shaw over Sessegnon in terms of realism but I'd happily have either of them to be honest. I play football with a die hard Fulham fan and he is adamant it would be pointless to bring him in as a replacement for Rose as he simply isn't a full back. He has been playing up top for Fulham of late! I think Shaw has a great deal to give and improve - he is still young and working with someone like Poch and Davies will do him the world of good and bring back his confidence. Well I would hope so anyway if we got him haha.

Regarding the 'big' signing... Trust me, I'd love it as much as anyone but I just don't see it happening. I did say that about Moura though so hopefully I'm wrong again! I don't think we will bring Bale in though. Surely wages would be a massive issue to start with and we already have Son, Eriksen, Alli, Moura, Lamela... Not for one minute suggesting that Bale isn't better than any/all of them on his day but at the risk of then dropping one of them to the bench and one of them out the squad altogether I just don't see it happening. Sissoko would have to be sold too, which although I'd be absolutely fine with I don't see it happening either.

Saying that, I don't know what position is best to sign a big player in! I know you can never have too many quality players and I'm probably overly attached to our current players but it is hard to think of players who we stand a chance of buying and would walk straight into the first XI - something that would have to be a guarantee for Levy to bid big for. I'd probably say a Dembele CM would be my choice to splash out on as I don't see anyone else in the squad capable of playing like him but fuck knows who we could sign to do that role!
Well anything said and thought about in here right now is better than a load of noncey friendlies about to commence!!

One fact is obvious we have to ship at least half a dozen out regardless of who we sign,nkoudou,janssen,llorente,CCV,edwards,onomah,kwp,winks,georgiou,we have lots of players not even close to starting 1st choice XI.And thats without any malcontents like rose or toby.

The prices about to be charged,the board cannot be seen to be doing nothing in terms of bettering the squad at worst and really some pushing starting players with new blood.
 
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I pretty much agree with most of the players mentioned heading out, and the only one I could think of coming in that hasn't already been mentioned might be Jonny Evans. Someone will snap him up, and having an experienced CB on hand wouldn't be the worst thing if we lost Toby.
 
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Bales is injured too often playing in a shite league...

Poch won't sanction that especially of a quater of a million quid a week...!!!

That quick lad who turned us inside out was handy... I remember him having a first name like Mile or Arthur or some shit like that...
 
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I know they only play in the Scottish league but on the occasions I’ve seen Tierney of Celtic ,amnd Patrick Roberts ( City) but he’s never gonna get a chance there .
Sessegnon is a no brainier , he could interchange with Davies at LB , Andy give an alternative to the technically gifted but less than exciting Lamela.
I would,be,gutted if CCV was to leave, cause I thought he cou,d be the next LK , it’s just we’ve lost soooooo many acedemy players Caulker went for,the money and his career went up in smoke . mason went and now thanks to Cahill is retired. Pritchard ???? WTF was this guy sold , him or Sissoko again a no brainier.
My son plays for,a team, whose chairman is a massive Chelski fan, and whose son , went to school and is best mates with Luke Shaw .....from him I know Poch had had LS around his house at least twice, so is seriously looking into his move .
I like the idea of Patrick Kluivert , always need another Ajax player in the squad , and I think we could do with another ERIC , just to keep up and to challenge Dier, Lamela and of course Eric Son .
I reckon Levy wants Bale , and wil come up with a compromise of say 110k a week , with great bonuses and say a 20m signing on fee , the equivalent of an extra 100k a week over 4 years. THE BIG Question is what will RM want for him 70m or what they paid for him ?
 
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For bale, it was all part of the same paragraph on Levy wanting Bale !
Will RM want 70m or more , they’re not gonna accept 30 m , now are they
I dunno if were splacken da anglaise bud... instead of what they want... I was suggesting who they may want...!!!
 
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I dunno if were splacken da anglaise bud... instead of what they want... I was suggesting who they may want...!!!
They can have sissoko other than that its a cash only deal for me.
 
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It's a significant summer transfer window.
Firstly, we're moving into a shiny, new stadium.
Secondly, we need to make even more progress with the core / group we have as I sense we may be running out of time with some of them.

Some players appear to be on the way out so I'm including them (Toby, Rose, Vorm). There are also increasing rumours that we will cash in on Dembele while his stock is still high. I'm also going to be a bit more aggressive (ruthless?) with some of the outgoing players as I believe we need an regenerative influx.

Therefore, I'm going to avoid some of those on the periphery & make some changes of intent.

8 out, 8 in. Unlikely, but we would be better for it as our squad depth would be greatly improved. I have also added their current clubs & their ages by the next transfer window.

OUT - IN
1. Sissoko - Milinkovic-Savic 23 (Lazio)
2. Toby - De Ligt 18 (Ajax)
3. Dembele - Amadou Diawara 21 (Napoli)
4. Lamela - Nabil Fekir 25 (Lyon)
5. Wanyama - Julien Wiegl 22 (Dortmund)
6. Rose - Jose Luis Gaya 23 (Valencia)
7. GNK - Gelson Martins 23 (Sporting)
8. Vorm - Alban Lafont 18 (Toulouse)

WILDCARD IN
Bale

1. While Sissoko is physically strong Milinkovic-Savic really imposes himself on the pitch & boasts far more skill., directness & is much, much more clinical with his distribution & shooting. He's got confidence so you won't see a lot of immediate passing sideways or backwards.

2. Sad to lose someone as talented as Toby but if be, de Ligt is a formidable replacement as he has a maturity beyond his years, solid defensively & quite composed carrying the ball forward. Also very similar presence to Toby in the box both offensively & defensively. He's also 10 years younger.

3. Is there anyone else like Dembele? Can't replace someone like him as he's one of a kind but Diawara is physically strong, skillful, likes to go forward & tenacious off the ball, And again, much younger.

4. I've always rated Lamela & said he epitomizes the type of player MP wants. This one is almost a wash as they are very similar players in age, position, favoured foot etc which begs the question, "then why?" Fekir is much more direct in his play than Lamela has been with us. He's more of the Lamela of the Roma days.

5. Rumours rising about Wanyama leaving. Not the player he was since his injury & MP has not used him as he did in the past so something seems amiss. Julien Wiegl is not the beast that Victory is but he's still a strong presence in the middle of the field. A good ball winner plus very good in the transition.

6. Rose is a shadow of the player he was prior to his injury. Gaya would still provide speed & width going forward but he's a better crosser & also likes a sniff at goal.

7. Unfortunately GNK never materialized into the player we hoped. Gelson possess incredible pace & far more skill but equally as important, he's played regularly against high caliber opposition at EL, CL & at National levels.

8. Vorm is another that apparently is leaving so I included him. He's provided us with a decent backup with plenty of experience. Lafont is almost half Vorm's age but already has been first choice at Toulouse for a couple of seasons. He is extremely athletic & is capable of making incredibly acrobatic saves on a regular basis. He's very well positioned as he reads the game well.

All of these players would make us a better AND much more youthful side BUT with big league experience. They are not the sexiest players available but they are reasonable as they won't break the bank in exchange for the outgoing players.

As for the WILDCARD, I just get the feeling that the club is withholding something from us. A marquee signing to herald in the NWHL. This would be our INTENT signing. Who could it be? Bale may not be the popular choice but if he regains & retains his fitness he would be a real impact player for us along with providing even more international appeal.

There's other dead wood such as Jannsen, Llorente, & possibly even Winks as there is concern about his fitness. There are other upgrades to him for not a lot of cash. Again, moving 8 - 11 first teamers is highly unlikely but I would consider a significant shake up.
 
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That's a good and clearly well researched list, I don't know if there will be that many changes but clearly there will be some. Poch' team for Warford clearly said this is my first XI.

I just wonder if we need solely youth. One or two experienced 'winners' might help the belief. I remember when Mourinho won the title first time with Chelsea he told his players, before they had won to behave and play like Champions. That's a mental difference.
 
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Thanks Don.
You make a good point about the winning mentality & having 1 or 2 experienced winners. Hence why I added Bale. He's not only won titles with Real, I also consider him a fan favourite therefore a very suitable addition that could also add plenty of excitement.

Though many on the list are young, they also have plenty of game experience.
 

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