Wot, no transfers?

Discussion in 'Transfer Forum' started by Sassy Colin, Jun 20, 2018.

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    Sassy Colin Death or the gladioli!

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    Boring isn't it?

    I know the World Cup's on but hardly any transfer activity is, apparently, going on.

    I guess the bullshitters in the press can get their clicks from actual stories about football for a change, instead of having to make stuff up all the time.

    This is going to be a frantic transfer window between 16 July and 9 August, I can't wait :boring:
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    Ian Reus Ended 14 years of Grand National sweepstakes

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    In before 16th July.
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    golden_blunder I hate football. Getting grumpier by the second Staff

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    Raoul Admin Staff

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    Actual transfers aren't particularly interesting. The speculation of who we might buy however.....
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    T00lsh3d Full Member

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    Transfer season is the meat of football. It’s putting up with the actual football that's the problem
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    Don Alfredo Full Member

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    The biggest clubs like Barca, Real, Manchester, Chelsea etc are quiet, some other have been very active. Arsenal is trying to catch up, Atletico got Lemar last week, Bundesliga has some activity besides Bayern (don't want to buy without selling because the squad is too big) and Italy is active as always. Inter, Napoli, Roma, Juventus all very busy

    PSG is usually a big player who kick start the market with huge money, leading to a chain reaction at other clubs. They have to oblige to FFP first, but will be active after the WC I suppose. Similar to the other big clubs I mentioned above one with Bale, Lukaku, Pogba etc leading to much more transfers

    Also no hipster talent team to be raided this year (Monaco last year, Dortmund every year etc).
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    Sassy Colin Death or the gladioli!

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    So few transfer tweets and mostly about uninteresting transfers.
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    Keyser Full Member

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    Stuff willstarrw happening again soon I reckon as teams get knocked out
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    Ian Reus Ended 14 years of Grand National sweepstakes

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    Salah to Madrid?
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    Xaviboy New Member

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    Anyone else think we might be waiting to announce Fred deal before we start getting couple more in? Mourinho busy doing punditry in Russia. Means Ed is working on the targets so maybe hold up is getting Fred deal 100% done before start seeing more movement.
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    Cliche Guevara Full Member

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    Has it ever been so quiet on United rumours. Even in a tournament year?
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    charlenefan Far less insightful than the other Charley

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    No it's called multitasking

    Only possible reason is whoever we're targeting is currently at the WC
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    Pexbo has never watched Star Wars

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    It’s an indication that our remaining targets are at the World Cup.


    Or... it’s an indication that the transfer merry-go-round won’t get started until the group stages are over and players start moving. Teams don’t sell without having replacements lined up.

    Absolutely stupid year to bring in the new window.
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    golden_blunder I hate football. Getting grumpier by the second Staff

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    Red Katie The least positive person in match threads ever

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    Ian Reus Ended 14 years of Grand National sweepstakes

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    Feck this. Our season is over.
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    IrishRedDevil Full Member

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    Emmm.. we have already signed 2 players and there is almost 4 weeks left. Our remaining targets are probably focused on their World Cup games.

    People love to complain about everything.
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    Ian Reus Ended 14 years of Grand National sweepstakes

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    Fred hasn't signed yet. He just took a piss at Carrington.
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    AltiUn likes playing with swords after fantasies

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    That’s probably the case.
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    EyeInTheSky Full Member

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    Rubbish. I have just reported your post
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    EyeInTheSky Full Member

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    JoaquinJoaquin Full Member

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    I think everyone is waiting for the first domino to fall which will kick off the chain (ala a Bale etc). This won't happen until after the WC I don't think.
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    Sparky Rhiwabon Full Member

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    Everyone busy with the World Cup
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    el3mel Full Member

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    We all know transfers market will be mostly dead during World Cup. Good thing we finished Dalot and Fred before it.
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    Adisa likes to take afvanadva wothowi doubt Scouse Lover

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    The transfer twitter thread is dead.
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    Sparky Rhiwabon Full Member

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    There's only about 3 weeks between the end of the World Cup and the transfer window slamming shut.
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    Sassy Colin Death or the gladioli!

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    Not many, is it?
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    MIC_FIN New Member

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    Not as painful as Fellaini signing a new contract in the next 10.
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    Sassy Colin Death or the gladioli!

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    This is something that really annoys me, you don't slam windows, you slam doors. :mad:
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    Inter Yer Nan Full Member

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    The slowing down of silly season and fake stories by "journalists" is just one of the many beautiful things about the World Cup.
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    golden_blunder I hate football. Getting grumpier by the second Staff

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    Nope and soon it will be 25 and getting closer to squeaky bum time
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    RedSky likes to kick 10-year-olds Scout

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    I don't think the number is right? Transfer window shuts on the 9th August no? That's 50 days time.

    Group Stages of the World Cup ends on the 28th June
    Round 16 ends on the 3rd July
    Quarters ends on the 7th July
    Semis ends on the 11th July
    Final on the 15th July
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    Sassy Colin Death or the gladioli!

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    Nate Dogg Don't Make Me Angry

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    I would like to know the idiot who proposed closing the transfer window early during the world cup year #muppet
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    Zarir Chaudhuri New Member

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    I think we’re waiting on players that play for Brazil, Serbia and possibly someone in the Germany squad. Hopefully it’s Willian, SMS and Boateng
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    Jonno Full Member

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    Worryingly there's no official word that we've signed him, just that we've agreed a fee with his club.
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    el3mel Full Member

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    Sky reported today the deal will be concluded tomorrow.
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    Jonno Full Member

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    Until I see him playing a piano or tap dancing or flame throwing with fred the red, I won't be happy :lol:
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    Scholsey2004 Full Member

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    We need to sell a few to get the squad size and associated wages down first perhaps. Blind, darmian, rojo and fellaini (free) wont get enough minutes next season to justify their presence.