Landon Donovan to Everton

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  1. Feb 22, 2010

    talking robot Full Member

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    I think we should put in a bid for Donovan. He could provide good cover in any of the attacking positions (except maybe as an out and out striker), and could fit in well in a 4-3-3 on the left or right. If we could get him for relatively cheap, he could be a very effective squad player for us.
  2. Mar 6, 2010

    askabob Full Member

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    If the MLS and players' union can get a deal sorted out soon, the MLS season will resume on schedule and this weekend will be Donovan's last game for Everton. I'm glad that he has played well and proved that he can perform in a tough league. It's quite impressive for someone to come into the team in January and gel in by March, well done to him.
  3. Mar 8, 2010

    utdalltheway Sexy Beast

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    latest rumors are that Chelsea plan to bid on him.

    he'd be runined there as he'd probably spend most of his time on the bench.
  4. Mar 10, 2010

    Nucks Cuckoo

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    If Landy Cakes is lucky, Everton will try to buy him in the summer. He should avoid Chelsea like the plague imo.
  5. Mar 10, 2010

    anver Shart stop

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    He will go to Chelsea if he had the option. The lure of money, mates.
  6. Mar 14, 2010

    Chris H Full Member

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    A successful loan move comes to a close, and now Dempsey's back. As I said, reason for optimism. No chance of Donovan going to Chelsea by the way. He found his level at Everton, he's not stupid enough to get himself in over his head again.

    At least, I hope he isn't.
  7. Dec 15, 2011

    Sewelly The Geordie Full Member

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    Back to Everton again.
  8. Dec 16, 2011

    davisjw Full Member

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    Had a horrible season at LA. he's burned out and needs a rest. Everton are desperate. Not the player he was at the WC.
  9. Dec 16, 2011

    Shaydee Full Member

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    12 goals in 23 games while playing as a midfielder most of the year isn't too bad. With the exception of 2008 when he scored 20 it matches the most goals he has had in a season in his career.
  10. Dec 16, 2011

    davisjw Full Member

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    But how many were penalties? His numbers will always be exaggerated because of that. His all around play was terrible. He'd disappear for ages, only to pop up with a goal - that's unacceptable as a winger.

    When you have Beckham in your team, against defenses such as in MLS, and as an attacker you have speed and a bit of skill - you better start putting in the goals.
  11. Dec 16, 2011

    RDCR07 Not a bad guy (Whale Killer)

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    Yep.

    Everton sign La Galaxy skipper Donovan - ESPN Soccernet

  12. Dec 16, 2011

    vivs actual real life girl

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    rcoobc Not as crap as eferyone thinks

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    Congrats to him, can't see it lasting into the MLS season with the Beckham factor gone. Yet he was always promised to have the opportunity to play in Europe properly eventually, you have to wonder when that is going to be.
  14. Dec 16, 2011

    Cali Red Full Member

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    I like the move for him. His spell there before was decent. I hope he finds a way to make it a permanent deal. He doesn't have too many years left.
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    RDCR07 Not a bad guy (Whale Killer)

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    Why are you so excited vivs?
  16. Dec 16, 2011

    Ray Peterson Reserve Team Player

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    Good move for Everton. He looked half decent in his last spell there.
  17. Dec 16, 2011

    towcester_red Full Member

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    good loan
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    adexkola American Arse

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    Good loan. I hate the smug prick though
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    Raven Blade Dull

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    He convinced me of his class years ago. Everton will surely benefit from this loan again and it may help them climb the table quicker.
  20. Feb 1, 2012

    utdalltheway Sexy Beast

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    done fairly well so far I'd say. seems to be involved in a lot of Everton's goals, including today's one. :)
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    Sir Matt Full Member

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    They really should sign him permanently. He's assisted nearly all their goals since he arrived.
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    olesmyhero Emmy Moses

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    Can't see the MLS ever agreeing to let him go abroad.
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    Sir Matt Full Member

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    LA apparently want to sign Frank. To do so, they'd need to lose Donovan or Keane. Keane would be preferable, but Donovan could want to go to Everton. It would be big for US soccer to have two of its best players there, plus Deuce at Fulham.

    MLS probably won't sell him, but it'd be great for Everton.
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    AlwaysRedwood Banned

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    They wanted to last time but Moyes said they can't afford him.

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