Kalidou Koulibaly | Signs new contract.

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  1. Dec 18, 2018

    Eric's Seagull Full Member

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    How come please?
    It is because he's stubborn as he he has a lot of money, wants to keep his best players because he thinks he can genuinely win Serie A in the near future or is there some other reason please?
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    Having watched more of Serie A than any other league (apart from Premier League of course) I think he’s comfortably top3 out there with Chiellini still easily the best CB in the world, followed by Koulibaly and Skriniar. He’s two levels above anyone in our defense these days and I believe he’s not a finished material yet - although we wouldn’t be buying him for potential, but for immediate impact.
    His positioning, aerial ability and awareness is what we lack. If there’s any chance we could convince him to come to Manchester, we should spend even 70m.
    Also, loved him for this
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    christinaa Gossip Girl

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    All the things that you said and he's also very hard to bargain with.
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    Eric's Seagull Full Member

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    Thanks fr letting me know this :). Glad to always get informed in a topic by someone who knows more than me. Was getting really excited and still am about this potential transfer.

    But since reading this I think it is going to be a lot harder to pull off. Never going to give up hope though. Come on Woody get this done please :devil:
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    Rozay Master of Hindsight

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    Adnan Full Member

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    A break down of Koulibaly's game, very impressive player indeed..
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    Eric's Seagull Full Member

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    Excellent analysis in this video looks like someone we could really do with. Pay whatever it costs (even £100m) and sign him up before his value goes up. Only player I would seriously take before a DoF is installed very impressive use of strength and pace.
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    Kostov Full Member

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    This guy is a beast of a defender. He would instantly transform our defense.
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    the chameleon Full Member

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    I said it before and say it again. WE. NEED. TO. GO. ALL. IN. FOR. HIM. AND. SKIRINIAR!

    We've gone all in someone like Lukaku. This player and Skiriniar will ensure we concede 20 fewer goals a season.

    If we get these positions fixed. He's like a bulletproof armour.
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    I guess the easiest way to get him is if we can offer them a replacement CB to sweeten the deal. Not sure if they would be interested in Lindelof but they would probably agree to something like Bailly + 30m?
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    [​IMG] Quick stat comparison between Koulibaly and Van Dyke. Sorry about quality still learning to uplosad properly
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    Womp idiot

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    Don't see us spending that kind of cash on a defender, it's a pipe dream.
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    ayushreddevil9 Full Member

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    We won't offer them either. They can have Rojo.
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    Pexbo has never watched Star Wars

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    I wouldn’t rule it out. Woodward still has control of transfers and he will have liked at VVD’s impact at Liverpool and the state of our centre backs and think it’s a no brainier.
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    Eric's Seagull Full Member

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    Lets just hope Woody uses his brain and reailses how import signing he can be and recognises the impact VVD has had at Liverpool. They have conceded 13 less goals than at this point last season while we have conceded 18 more:eek:

    As Sir Alex says "Attack wins you games, defense wins you titles". Take note please Woody
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    Womp idiot

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    Koulibaly is reportedly set to cost double what VVD did. 50m for a world class CB and I'd agree, approaching or even surpassing 100m and we are in la la land imo.
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    Pexbo has never watched Star Wars

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    I’ve seen £90m mentioned so far which isn’t quite double £75m last time I checked.

    For all the talk of “they would turn down £90m”... no they wouldn’t. That’s a world record fee for a defender and around the price top class attackers still cost.
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    Dont want to sound pedantic but Van Dyke went for £75m.
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    Eric's Seagull Full Member

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    I hope still have the £100m which we were supposedly going to spend on Varane left and that it counts towards last seasons budget, so that means it doesn't affect our budget this year. If so give them the £100m and get this transfer done.
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    Adnan Full Member

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    Koulibaly will lose considerable value if he stays beyond summer 2019. Someone will pay what is required but it might not be as high as some are thinking.
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    Judas Open to offers

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    Ah, my bad, didn't calculate the conversion rates. Too early. :D

    Point still stands though, don't see us paying that much for a CB, especially when we seem completely incapable of moving any players on and we have other positions we need to strengthen too. Not to add the question marks over the manager and DOF etc. Especially as I'm assuming it's a big chunk of our available funds.

    I see us doing something safer like signing Toby for 25m or whatever he's available for.
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    MadDogg Full Member

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    Which we probably should, which will then give us plenty of money left over to also sign his partner. Not sure if it'll be enough for Koulibaly though.
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    Contracted until 2023: https://www.transfermarkt.co.uk/kalidou-koulibaly/profil/spieler/93128
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    Cee90 Redcafe Fantasy Football Champion 2012/13

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    Another one bites the dust.
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    ayushreddevil9 Full Member

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    To the Milenkovic/Skriniar/Alderweirald thread!
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    charlenefan Far less insightful than the other Charley

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    Never felt like this was likely, world record fee for a (near) 28 year old was never going to be something we'd do
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    JB08 Searches for nude pics of Marcos Rojo

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    Overrated donkey

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    meninred New Member

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    He has been rated as one of the best defenders in the world for the last few years. He is valued at close to 100mil- Anyway you pay the market price.
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