The Wish List

Discussion in 'Transfer Rumours' started by The Mini, May 3, 2004.

  1. Judasviking

    Judasviking Active Member

    Matias Zaracho, Ruben Dias/Diogo Leite.
     
  2. truth_hurts

    truth_hurts Well-Known Member

    In: Alves, Salibah, Dunk, Tierney, Ceballos (loan), Matuidi, Zaha, Soares.

    Out: Cech, Ospina, Lichtsteiner, Kolasinac, Mustafi, Chambers, Bieleik, El Nenny, Mkhi, Nketiah (loan), Welbeck, Ramsey, Bennacer.

    The experience of Matuidi and Alves would be invaluable, low to no fees and less money than Ramsey and Lichtstenier were on. Dunk and Tierney need no adaption time at all and instantly our defensive structure on paper looks so much more solid.

    Ceballos to come in for a ear with a point to prove. If he gets us into the Champions league and goes back to Madrid, it's cost us little and gives us a platform to target a top cm with cl football, even If it's not Ceballos himself.

    Signing Alves gives us the option of pushing Bellerin up in a 4-4-2 for some games (essential when your best two players are centre forwards). We can also play Nelson wide as long as Zaha plays on the opposite wing. It would be great to have genuine width. Soares is unrealistic but I get the impression that he can play either flank or as a false 9. That gives us so much versatility. He could be a long term Auba replacement and render Özil no longer needed.

    ----------------------------Leno--------------------------------
    ----------------Dunk--------------Sokratis-------------------
    --Bellerin-------------------------------------------Tierney--
    --------------Ceballos--Torreria---Matudi------------------
    -------Zaha---------------Laca-----------------PEA----------

    ** For some games It's laca or PEA and Soares/Nelson go wide.
     
  3. Shahin Tadjalli

    Shahin Tadjalli Active Member

    For the price quoted? o_O
    *Posts Soulja Boy GIF*
     
  4. truth_hurts

    truth_hurts Well-Known Member

    Silly season wishlist:

    Bale and Ceballos on loan from Madrid. 10m in loan fees.
    Salibah, Dunk and Tierney for our defence. 80m
    Zaha. 50m

    -----------------------Leno-----------------------
    ----------Dunk---------------Sokratis-----------
    --Bellerin-----------------------------Tierney--
    ---------------Torreria----Xhaka--------------
    --Bale----------------Ceballos-----------Zaha--
    -----------------Aubameyang--------------------

    Every team in the league would be terrified of us.

    In the real world, swap Bale for Pepe and sell Mkhi and Iwobi to fund it.
     
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  5. Football Manager

    Football Manager Broken Record

    ———————Zaha————————
    —Soares———————Thauvin——
    ———————Ziyech———————
    ———Ceballos——Torreira————


    ————————Martinelli—————————
    —Nelson/Omari—————Saka/Greenwood—
    ———————ESR/John Jules————————
    —Matt Smith/Cottrell——Burton—————
     
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  6. truth_hurts

    truth_hurts Well-Known Member

    Swap Thauvin for Zaha and put Laca or Auba upfront and that would be a seriously exciting line up. Relatively doable as well. I doubt we'd put 5 new players in our front 6 though.
     
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  7. Football Manager

    Football Manager Broken Record

    @MutableEarth
    @hydrofluoric acid
    @THunter
    What do you think of my line up here?
     
    Last edited: Jul 21, 2019
  8. truth_hurts

    truth_hurts Well-Known Member

    Is Chaka retired? And why are Laca and Auba in our under 23 team?
     
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  9. Football Manager

    Football Manager Broken Record

    This is the wish list thread. Of course I would wish to sell some of our players.
     
  10. Jakarta

    Jakarta Active Member

    That midfield would get bullied week in week out.
     
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  11. Token Yank

    Token Yank Well-Known Member

    Difficult to win games playing 5 men down, but would be exciting going forward no doubt.
     
  12. BobP

    BobP Memri Fan

    Juanfran on a free.
     
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  13. Tir Na Nog

    Tir Na Nog In Big Trouble If He Speaks

    I agree it might be a shrewd signing, tho Lichsteiner has scarred me a bit when it comes to signing aging full-backs.
     
  14. BobP

    BobP Memri Fan

    Could turn out that way.

    I've just always liked Juanfran.
     
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  15. Alkane

    Alkane Well-Known Member

    Obviously Lich turned out to be a failure but I do still think it was a shrewd signing to make at the time. Didn’t work out but not all players do
     
  16. MutableEarth

    MutableEarth Bloody awesome NSFW avatars Trusted

    I don't see much goals in the front 3. Quite a small team aswell and not terribly quick either. Would probably do quite well in some games and terribly in others. Good technical players but no other outstanding feature. Would get overrun quickly in more intense games.

    The 2nd lineup same deal. A Much quicker lineup to be fair and potentially dangerous like 1st lineup but that midfield would get mown over in a heartbeat. Imbalanced. I like that 2nd lineup, but it would be much better with Nketiah or John-Jules at the top. Hutchinson does not need to be there as he isn't even ready for U18 football, I don't know why you keep including him in immediate 1st team discussion at this point. Willock next to Smith could work.
     
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  17. iamdaguy

    iamdaguy Well-Known Member

    I am worried that we are not going to sign a first team player this summer. Absolutely cheap owner.

    We cannot even get Tierney over the line and he costs around 20m.
     
  18. The_Playmaker

    The_Playmaker Well-Known Member

    Tierney, Ceballos (loan), Saliba, Everton/Zaha, Kimpembe/ Rugani (loan O2B)

    GK: Leno, Martinez*, Macey*
    RB: Bellerin*, AMN*
    LB: Tierney, Monreal, Kola
    CB: Holding*, Chambers*
    CB: Kimpembe, Sokratis
    DM: Torreira, Xhaka
    CM: Ceballos, Douzi
    AM: Iwobi*, Willock*, Özil
    RW: Auba, Nelson*
    CF: Laca, Nketiah*
    LW: Everton, Miki, Saka*
     
  19. Zaha, Tierney, New Starting CB

    Leno
    Bellerin, New CB, Holding, Tierney
    Torreirra, Xhaka
    Ceballos
    Zaha, Lacazette, Aubameyang

    Martinez
    AMN, Sokratis, Mustafi, Kolasniac
    Chambers, Guendozi
    Willock
    Neilson, Nketiah, Iwobi

    Macey, Monreal, Willock, Neilson, Özil

    Sell - Koscileny, Myhkitarian,
     
  20. Bergkamp1988

    Bergkamp1988 Well-Known Member

    We got Ceballos for free. I'd like for us to spend whatever budget we have on one good player rather than two mediocre.

    That should be a Winger or a CB. I'd rather get a Winger (zaha type fast technical) than a CB. I have good hopes for Holding and Chambers.
     
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