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Toby Alderweireld

Discussion in 'Transfer Forum' started by MyOnlySolskjaer, Apr 29, 2018.

  1. Aug 10, 2018 at 01:38

    Revan Assumptionman

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    It all depends if he joins some other club, or signs a new contract (don't see the second happening). Then it depends if we are in a fight with Spurs (be it for title, top 4 or relegation). If we are, cannot see Spurs strengthening us, if not, maybe 35m should do it.

    Next summer is 25m if Spurs exercise the +1 year clause, or 0 if they don't. They obviously will unless he gets a career-threatening injury, or they forget to play him for 10% of the available matches.
  2. Aug 10, 2018 at 02:08

    Greck Full Member

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    Of course it is. That bit likely referred to the Barca defender not Toby.
  3. Aug 10, 2018 at 02:14

    FlawlessThaw most 'know it all' poster

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    That doesn't make any sense either! Think it's clear that Alderweireld would be first choice here.
  4. Aug 10, 2018 at 09:12

    Primativ New Member

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    There is absolutely zero chance we sell Toby in the January window.

    Not at all. We've kept one of the best CBs in the league. Poch hinted that players who had thought about leaving were now happy to stay. I'm assuming he meant Toby in this. I'm pretty sure Toby will get lots of game time. He will be reintegrated back into the side. I can't see us selling him abroad this window as we will have no back ups. I can't see us keeping him on the bench as he is just too good for that.

    That is impossible. The absolutely cheapest he will cost will be £25 million.
  5. Aug 10, 2018 at 09:15

    balaks Full Member

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    I still think he is going to leave this window, probably to Spain
  6. Aug 10, 2018 at 10:44

    Primativ New Member

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    Possible and a much better option than strengthening a rival.
  7. Aug 10, 2018 at 10:57

    Revan Assumptionman

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    Big 3 don't need him, others likely cannot afford him.

    Bayern or PSG on the other hand? Though he probably wouldn't start on either, and Bayern seems to be interested on Pavard instead.
  8. Aug 10, 2018 at 11:01

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    Yeah, I could see this happening. I think Levy's logic was either to do this or chance his arm at holding Alderweireld to ransom, threatening no playing time (ala las season) until he commits fully to Spurs.

    If the latter happens, that's as good as a new signing for Spurs.
  9. Aug 10, 2018 at 11:09

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    Only PSG imo. Bayern will go for Pavard if they sell Boateng, otherwise they will keep Boateng for another season. PSG need a new CB though, so if not Boateng, Toby could come. Depends also on the price Spurs want from a non PL club
  10. Aug 10, 2018 at 11:12

    thegregster Harbinger of new information

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    He will either go abroad or sign a new contract.

    I think the United ship has sailed.
  11. Aug 10, 2018 at 14:17

    Patrick08 Full Member

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    Yeah, villareal is buying him for 60 m. Is it?
  12. Aug 10, 2018 at 14:20

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    No, But maybe PSG for €45m ;)
  13. Aug 10, 2018 at 14:21

    Kostur Full Member

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    They won't ask 60m from a proverbial Villareal.
  14. Aug 10, 2018 at 17:20

    beingshe7don Full Member

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    Could the fact that Rojo just vacated the No. 5 imply that Alderweireld could be bought in January for a smaller fee? That would also explain the absurdity of not getting a CB after being after one whole summer.
  15. Aug 10, 2018 at 17:28

    Sarni nice guy, unassuming, objective United fan.

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    £25m will actually be the absolute maximum he would cost. He could go for less but he cannot go for any more than that.
  16. Aug 10, 2018 at 17:29

    Sarni nice guy, unassuming, objective United fan.

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    Thankfully they don’t need defenders.

    I don’t see any European team buying him. Maybe one of Italian clubs but that could only be Inter as the rest are sorted.
  17. Aug 10, 2018 at 17:46

    Primativ New Member

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    Well no, he couldn't go for less as anything below £25 million and there would be no point selling, Spurs don't or need to sell below that figure. Spurs wouldn't sell Toby to anyone next summer for say £20 million.

    I actually think the £25 million figure is fair to Spurs. I think that is what Toby would be worth on the open market with one year left on his contract anyway. If it was a pathetic figure like £10 million that would be terrible.
  18. Aug 10, 2018 at 17:55

    Sarni nice guy, unassuming, objective United fan.

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    Well in theory he could go for less if they accepted a bid. He can’t go for anything more than that which is why you cannot say that it’s minimum, it is either the maximum or the exact price.
  19. Aug 11, 2018 at 13:13

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    It's basic squad management, if a club wants to buy a defender then the selling club needs to be sure they have someone to replace the defender being sold (either through promoting another player or buying a replacement). Spurs haven't brought anyone in, so if you haven't brought anyone in it doesn't make sense to let anyone go, you're only going to shoot yourself in the foot if a defender gets injured and you have no replacement.

    So, Spurs couldn't sell Alderweireld.
  20. Aug 11, 2018 at 13:37

    Ekeke Full Member

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    They already have Sanchez they didnt need one.
  21. Aug 12, 2018 at 01:53

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  22. Aug 12, 2018 at 03:21

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    As long as he doesn't sign a new contract/extension , I would consider him as a guy who wants to leave
  23. Aug 12, 2018 at 03:32

    Antisocial Has a Sony home cinema

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    Maybe he’s heard good things about the benches in the new stadium?

    Are there any new rumours about if he’s going abroad or signing a new deal? It’ll be one or the other I’m sure.
  24. Aug 12, 2018 at 07:45

    Patrick08 Full Member

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    Let's go back in for him in Jan for 35- 40 m.
  25. Aug 12, 2018 at 09:56

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    And Levy will probably refuse to accept anything below £50m (lowered from the £75m he set this summer).
  26. Aug 12, 2018 at 09:58

    Paranoid Android New Member

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    He'll sign a new contract at Spurs.
  27. Aug 12, 2018 at 10:22

    ClaytonBlackmoorLeftPeg Full Member

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    Why don’t we just see how our defence gets on for the next 4 months, and if needs be we can address in Jan or more likely next summer - whether that’s Toby, someone else on no-one.
  28. Aug 12, 2018 at 10:55

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    Agreed. Besides, I think there are more urgent areas that we need strengthening.
  29. Aug 12, 2018 at 11:38

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    One of the prime reason Jose plays defensively is that he thinks our central defense is not good enough to command that area when the opposition is attacking and when we play open football, they cant read the danger early enough but just react to it and block shots or depends too much on De gea's brilliance, that's why he plays so conservative in big games specially away from home or after going up in the game. Even if our defense performs well, our playing conservative is a contributing factor to it, i think we will see a lot more positive football if Jose is assured on the defensive solidity who can read the danger better and contribute in offensive plays as well. Victor lindelof is still Developing.

    Must plan January window better and should go in for him as we are not getting any Varane or any other solid defender for any less now that Woodward have naively declared 100 m for a top Defender. That press briefing dint help anyone but just inflate prices for us nothing else.

    Also gives time for Spurs to identify his replacement if he doesn't sign, a good Opportunity with him should not go to waste and we should do anything to price him away.
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  30. Aug 12, 2018 at 11:52

    Adisa likes to take afvanadva Scouse Lover

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    Hopefully we sign him in January.
  31. Aug 12, 2018 at 13:21

    Sandikan aka sex on the beach

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    The whole point of his angling.for a move is other clubs will pay more than spurs will.
    Signing a new deal now wouldnt make sense
  32. Aug 12, 2018 at 15:18

    JK-27 Full Member

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    You're thinking purely in squad number terms, I'm talking in style of play, footballing terms. Toby plays a certain way that they clearly want to keep him around for if a similar replacement isn't found.
  33. Aug 12, 2018 at 15:45

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    Well he wont say - Dont care about the team, I'm off in January anyway. :D
  34. Aug 12, 2018 at 18:40

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    No, I'm thinking they played without him most of last season and were fine. They have already moved on
  35. Aug 12, 2018 at 20:06

    ClaytonBlackmoorLeftPeg Full Member

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    I am sure he will be reintegrated back into the team soon enough.