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Gonzalo Higuain | Chelsea Player

Discussion in 'Football Forum' started by RDCR07, Jul 26, 2016.

  1. Jul 26, 2016
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    RDCR07 Not a bad guy (Whale Killer)

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    He is the third most expensive player in the history of football. How far can Juventus go in the Champions League this season with his help?
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    M Bison Full Member

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    Deal confirmed according to BBC, unbelievable amount of money.
  3. Jul 26, 2016
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    vodrake Full Member

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    Has it been confirmed Juventus are splitting the fee over the two years or is it just speculation?
  4. Jul 26, 2016
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    Amadaeus Pochettino's mother

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    He is perhaps Argentina's biggest bottler in recent history. Despite, looking very good in Seria A, I have not been that impressed with his performance to say that he is worth that evaluation.
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    mu4c_20le Full Member

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    Still a quality player but at 29, it clearly looks like they are gunning for the CL as they won't recoup anywhere near that if he ever moves on again.
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    Raw Full Member

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    I hope this means what we all want it to mean.
  7. Jul 26, 2016
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    DonDarmian New Member

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    Champions league final, and Higuain will bottle it for them
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    ivaldo Mediocre Horse Whisperer, s'up wid chew?

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    Juve don't have this kind of money to burn.
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    amolbhatia50k Sneaky bum time

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    Nowhere near worth that sort of fee.
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    Sassy Colin Death or the gladioli!

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    That's an awful lot of money for a player who has, maybe, 3 more peak years before gradually declining.

    Makes Bale/Pogba look cheap, tbf.
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    Sassy Colin Death or the gladioli!

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    They will shortly ;)
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    ChaddyP Full Member

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    he is 28
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    mu4c_20le Full Member

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    Ah, the benefits of having a late birthday. Still, i'm a bit surprised they would take a risk like this. Must be really confident of what they need.
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    amolbhatia50k Sneaky bum time

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    He'll probably do very well at Juve given he's adapted excellently to the league, but he's just nowhere near the other players who cost around the same fee. He's more expensive than Suarez and isn't just a lesser player but multiple tiers inferior.
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    ADJUDICATOR FULL MEMBER

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    Ibrahimovic would have been a much better signing.
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    ChaddyP Full Member

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    it's a piss load of money, but it's far far from a risk. They will take the piss out of the league. I just don't think it's enough to win the CL
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    GifLord The gif that keeps on giffing

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    So much money for a 29 year old who has a reputation of choking when it matters :eek::houllier:
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    Zoo Full Member

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    Badunk Shares his caf joinday with Dante

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    Utterly ridiculous.
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    roonster09 Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018

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    90 Million Euros and around 240K pounds per week, not sure he is the player who can win them CL and they don't even have to try to win Serie A.
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    Truedevil Full Member

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    Announce Pogba
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    Woodzy Full Member

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    Wooooo. Biggest sign yet that Pogba is coming.

    Juventus may well have been able to afford him anyway, but there is no chance they would actually pay that if they didn't have an anstronincal amount of cash coming their way.
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    pcaming Full Member

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    I don't understand the cafe's fascination with rounding up player ages.
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    Rozay Master of Hindsight

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    This also probably rules out any slight possibility of a Morata plus cash deal for you know who.
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    Kostur Full Member

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    How could anybody let this happen?

    What have you done Juve?
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    Rozay Master of Hindsight

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    It is just something people do on here to emphasise a point/argument. If the point were a different point, it could just as easily be that not only is Higuain 28, but he 'was 27 a few months back' or whatever.
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    Vialli_92 Full Member

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    Guys he's 28 not 29
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    I guess I'm the only one that thinks it's a very good signing for Juventus...
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    Enigma_87 You know who

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    What's the official fee?
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    Hojoon Full Member

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    90m euros.
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    Jed I. Knight The Mos Eisley Hillbilly

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    That is an absolutely ridiculous fee. No wonder they're demanding triple digit number of millions for Pogba, splashing cash around like this.
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    Juventus are also known for bottling finals, so he should be a good fit there.
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    B20 HEY EVERYONE I IGNORE SOMEONE LOOK AT ME

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    To be fair, Higuain is horrendously underrated. Outside of Messi, Ronaldo, Suarez and Lewandowski, he is the best goalscorer in the game these days. 227 career goals in 451 games tells its own story.
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    Enigma_87 You know who

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    wow that's absolutely ridiculous.

    But probably the more ridiculous thing about it - given what fees are cited around these days is that probably you can't get any better forward for less. :lol:
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    Can see him doing well in the league but feck all in the CL which ultimately is what's most important to Juve. Strange transfer.
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    littlepeasoup Full Member

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    What is this? United's twitter account?
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    SirAF Ageist

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    The cnut is a Juventus player now. Announce Pogba!
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    Pink Moon Full Member

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    The final where he'll miss a sitter or two before they lose.
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    :D
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    Outstanding season last season for Napoli. Juve made a crucial signing in Tevez a few years back which they desperately needed at the time and I don't think this one is too far from that. It was clear as daylight that the one area they needed a big signing in was the striking department.

    It might be a lot of money but he should do fantastic in the league and I think in a team like Juventus he'll be very good in Europe. They needed one or two big signings to try to help take them that one extra step towards the CL, we'll see if Higuian can pull it off. Very good signing IMO.