Yannick Carrasco - His Mrs says "Yes, they’re very interested"

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    Sassy Colin Death or the gladioli!

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    Currently twiddling his thumbs in China, new rumours linking us to him:

    https://strettynews.com/2019/01/04/...td-as-escape-route-from-chinese-super-league/
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    MikeUpNorth Wobbles like a massive pair of tits

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    I wouldn't trust any player who moved to China in their 20s. Their motivation isn't right.
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    Adam-Utd Part of first caf team to complete Destiny raid

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    Talented player but I'd question our judgement if we went for him.
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    Nirv New Member

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    While he can play on either side of the wings, his best performances have mostly come from the left where we are already heavily stocked, at least from what I have saw of him in the past.

    Wouldn’t mind a punt if his position was RW instead for a resonable fee.
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    Nick7 Full Member

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    No ta
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    Rolaholic Full Member

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    Hard pass,there's a reason he's plying his trade in China...

    Would much rather go after Lozano from PSV
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    Red Stone Full Member

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    Second this. Was shocked to see he had moved to China at that age, considering he was a regular for absolutely top teams at both club and international level. A player of his ability shouldn't even be considering the quick Chinese buck until he's well over 30. Clearly values money way more than actually challenging for trophies.
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    yumtum DUX' bumchum

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    That's a bingo!
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    led_scholes New Member

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    Did he play in the final in 2014?? I dont remember him at all. I recall he equalized in 2016 though and had a great game.
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    Andersons Dietician Full Member

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    Waiting for 7isthemagicnumber to come in and tell us all that he is better than Martial, Mbappe and Dembele combined.

    Had actually forgotten that he existed but anyone seen how he has been doing out in China? Anyway I’ll say a hard pass since he was predominantly playing from the left and we have a load of people wanting to play from the left.
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    Red Stone Full Member

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    He was still at Monaco in 2014.
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    Sean_RedDevil Twitter bot

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    I would rather have Valencia and Young as our wingers than Carrasco.
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    JPRouve can't stop thinking about balls - NOT deflategate Scout

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    Intuitively I have the same feeling but at the same time Witsel is doing great with Dortmund, so if he is cheap enough I wouldn't mind him, but I would give him less leeway. Also the source is really bad.
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    Adisa likes to take afvanadva wothowi doubt

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    Foot Mercato.
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    charlenefan Far less insightful than the other Charley

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    It's a no from me
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    devilish Juventus fan who used to support United

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    Players are usually not the brightest people in the world and they need guidance from agents and family.. I would rather blame the agent then him.
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    Sassy Colin Death or the gladioli!

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    Doesn't anyone play from the right anymore?

    I remember when our wingers used to regularly swap sides during a game to see if they would get more from the other side. Is it Giggs & Ronaldo who used to swap sides all the time?
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    led_scholes New Member

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    Then the author of this article is just a lazy journalist.
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    Although I would like O Dembele to come in for the RW. Carrisco wouldn't be a bad shout actually... His work rate on the pitch is noteworthy and he used to score crucial goals for Athletico Madrid. If we could get him for 30 odd million, may prove to be a masterstroke. That would free up money to strengthen other positions.
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    JPRouve can't stop thinking about balls - NOT deflategate Scout

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    Did you ask that question in a thread about a player that plays on both wings without problem?
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    "Journalist" is being generous.
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    waza7111 Full Member

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    A good player but we don't need him unless Martial leaves.
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    Zlatattack Full Member

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    Swerve. He went to China. Ought to be a West Ham player in the future.
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    Witsel went to China and is doing very well at Dortmund. That being said, I don't think he's the level we need, and he's a LW.

    I don't know if you know the story about his transfer to China, but it's been mentioned in Football Leaks. This is roughly translated from Dutch, but is an interesting read. Imo he's a stupid kid who got played by different parties.

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    Sassy Colin Death or the gladioli!

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    No, but I would if I could find the thread :)
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    BrianMcClair'sBarnet Full Member

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    He's regressed since he's been in China.
    He was a decent player for Monaco and A.Madrid but since he's left the only thing he's gained is a higher wage increase.

    Though maybe Barca could swap him with Malcom in one of those odd Barca/China deals.
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    SSSSnake Full Member

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    Axel Witsel came back from China and seems to be doing alright in Germany. Let’s not be so quick to judge. Carrasco is a quality winger. I wouldn’t be totally against this.
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    Id happily take him. Very good two flank player
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    Cant compare him to Witsel, who was much older when he left for China and was playing in the russian league which is not La Liga. Also Zenit is no Atletico and they dont seem to have the same financial flexibility as they used to so it might have played a role as well.
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    ivaldo Mediocre Horse Whisperer, s'up wid chew?

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    Been watching him regularly in China have you?
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    Ofcourse.
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    ivaldo Mediocre Horse Whisperer, s'up wid chew?

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    :lol:

    Dalian Yifang are basically my second team.
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    BrianMcClair'sBarnet Full Member

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    I fancy them for the World Cup.
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    Schmeichel's Cartwheel Full Member

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    I question any players dedication going to China in their early 20s. Shows they prioritise money over improving as a player. So no thanks.
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    sideshow_bob Full Member

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    Looks like he has agreed terms with Arsenal :houllier:
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    red thru&thru Full Member

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    Really? I'm sure Arsenal have also agreed terms with Real for James?!
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    Rozay Master of Hindsight

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    If that were the case the same player wouldn’t leave China in their mid-20s and return to Europe either.
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    Lash Full Member

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    Disagree, a year is nothing and it would set him and extended family, up for life. Witsel did it and is now part of Dortmund's resurgence and he even spent 2 years in Russia prior to that.
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    Fracture90 Full Member

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    I know it has become a sort of a cliché, but can't really take him seriously considering he went from Atletico, one of the best teams in the world at that moment, battling for all the top tier trophies, to China…
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    Lash Full Member

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    The group (Wanda) that own Atletico also own Dailan Yifang, I Imagine Atletico owners had a big say in it.