Dodging a Bullet thread

Ekeke

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So you're using papertalk from over two years ago - and yes read your link - Pep is quoting papertalk - to say that Wolves want £100m which would mean we dodged a bullet, as if the transfer fee is relevant to anything.

If we're using papertalk regarding the fee though, why not use papertalk from this summer where the figure was £35-40m? Or we could use the actual precedent set by Wolves previously where they have shown willingness to let players move on, such as Jota when Liverpool were offering circa £40m? But that doesn't fit the narrative I presume.
He's using papertalk which suggests it has some merit since he's a manager, I'm using half the figure being generous to you. If hes clearly their best player like you say, why is no club bought him for that £35 million then? Wolves obviously want more than that
 

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They've ranked De Gea below Scott for us, take their rating with a huge pinch of salt.
I think there is some truth in that, DDG has awesome reflexes but his inability to organise defenses, distribution, command of area, ability to sweep are all really lacking and like Scott or not, he hasn't done a lot wrong, done very little right and just kept it simple but I can understand why they would be ranked close...
 

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Ndombele and Dembélé are big ones. I wanted them so badly, thank God we didnt got them.
 

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They've ranked De Gea below Scott for us, take their rating with a huge pinch of salt.
Keepers tend to have low rankings when I look, I'd separate them on Whoscored.
 

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Ndombele and Dembélé are big ones. I wanted them so badly, thank God we didnt got them.
Ndombele was so composed as a passer against Barca in the CL as a #6 that I'm sure I thought (and posted) that he'd be the Tielemans type we needed alongside a runner like Fred to form a functioning double pivot. Both he and Dembele have the requisite talent.
 

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Belotti. Was alot of rumours about him one season. He never really got back to that level did he
 

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This thread make me sad that we got more bullet wounds than we missed over the last 9 years.
 

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I think the biggest one from the last couple of years is Pepe (Arsenal).
There was a lot of moaning on the caf back when they got him for 80 mil I think, and he is playing League Cup games only nowadays.
 

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I think the biggest one from the last couple of years is Pepe (Arsenal).
There was a lot of moaning on the caf back when they got him for 80 mil I think, and he is playing League Cup games only nowadays.
Partey is following the same vein so far. I was hoping United would be in for him
 

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Partey is following the same vein so far. I was hoping United would be in for him
He has been way worse than i thought for Arsenal, i wanted him at United to, but if he can play every game as the last game against City he is one of the best midfielders in the PL. Not saying i think he will, only that the Arsenal-City match showed that he got it in him somewhere.