Henrikh Mkhitaryan (Out) | Permanent deal agreed, no Kluivert Swap

Discussion in 'Transfer Rumours' started by American_Gooner, Jan 10, 2019.

  1. boonthegoon

    boonthegoon Well-Known Member

    should have got some 5m atleast with a sale, what sort of ****ty agreement is this unless mkhi paid us something?
  2. Goonger

    Goonger Well-Known Member

    Correct, the full Sanchez and Özil fiasco has set us back years, and was handled shockingly. From knocking back The £60m, to bidding £90M+ on Lemar on deadline day, to swapping for Mkhitaryan, to loaning him out, from insisting on £20M to terminating his contract. Utterly ridiculous.
  3. Artisan

    Artisan Not Emery's Old Pal

    Just couple of month back we were talking about rejected 10mil bids for this bozo and now we are letting him go for nothing... this club is a disaster.
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  4. Sanchez11's ghost

    Sanchez11's ghost Superior Journalist To Charles Watts

    Mutual consent!!
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  5. Marjorie

    Marjorie Well-Known Member

    Pre covid. Financial landscape is very different now for majority of teams.
  6. DanDare

    DanDare Emoji Merchant

    I know it's popular to assume all we do is totally incompetent dealings

    There must be some financial sense to this
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  7. field442

    field442 Hates Journalists Named James

    Like I said before, he’d have a loyalty bonus to be paid if we sold him. If we’re asking the agent to shift him he’s working on our behalf so we’d have to pay the agent. Even IF Roma decided they’d pay £5m for him you’re not getting much change out of that, especially if we spend a couple of months haggling over a fee while we’re still having to pay him £180k a week.
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  8. Dennis_Bergkamp_10

    Dennis_Bergkamp_10 Well-Known Member

    Of course. But maybe mutual consent to pay 2 million to **** off and begone.
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  9. TromsoGooner

    TromsoGooner Well-Known Member

    The reports about us holding out for 20M didn`t come from the best of sources from what I remember. No way that an Italian club was ever going to pay a big fee for a 31 year old on huge wages that is past his prime. And it`s not true that Mikhi has been great for Rome, he`s done pretty well but but not more than that.
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  10. truth_hurts

    truth_hurts Well-Known Member

    If we have given Mkhi away to a club where he starts, which can afford him and appear to clearly want him, that is appalling.
    Last edited: Jun 30, 2020
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  11. blaze_of_glory

    blaze_of_glory Moderator Moderator

    T. Silva signing bonus
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  12. GoonerJeeves

    GoonerJeeves Up The Terriers

    Was concerned we even had to foot some of his wages to be honest.
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  13. Camron

    Camron Established Member

    Done more for the club than Özil since he joined. Glad we're moving on.
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  14. Sammy1887

    Sammy1887 New Year, Same Hate For Reed

    Edu doing his best to increase that Kia summer fund.
  15. El Duderino

    El Duderino 99 Problems But A Mitch Ain't One

    I **** on the club a lot, but depending on what we're getting out off, be it a loyalty bonus, or any sort of subsidies paid in his wages to roma, this mightve been an acceptable deal.

    Still, I wouldn't put it past the club to allow him to buy out his contract on the cheap.
  16. Trilly

    Trilly The John Sauce Of Ilford

    People forget that they’re still well-educated business man with serious CVs.

    Just because they may not be the best football wise doesn’t mean they’re just gonna piss our money away. :lol:
  17. Trilly

    Trilly The John Sauce Of Ilford

    At the time the fans would have rioted if we sold Alexis and we had intentions of keeping our best players like a top club should.

    We then accepted the fee as Alexis insisted on leaving but we couldn’t sign a replacement so we cancelled the deal. Alexis being a human being first and foremost insisted on leaving in Jan so here we are.

    Hindsight is 20/20. Let’s not act like we haven’t had to navigate some tough situations.
  18. tcahill

    tcahill Well-Known Member

    Excellent news. We might have squeezed out a couple of bucks out of Roma if we had kept negotiating, but then we'd risk not being able to offload him at all. One of our most highly paid deadwood out the door, and people are complaining.
  19. HairSprayGooners

    HairSprayGooners Transfer Junkie

    His wages were always too high to get any sort of fee for him. Good riddens, one down a fair few to go.
  20. Juan Matas Beard

    Juan Matas Beard Friendly Mancunian facial hair

    At least you can offload him, think we're stuck with Alexis till the remainder of his 800K a week contract.

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