Gabriel (Lille player)

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Worth a punt for 25m euros?
 

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He has the face of someone who would make 17 appearances for Arsenal and then get loaned to Nantes.
 

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Never saw him play.

Will watch a couple of YouTube videos and then I can give you my "expert advice".
:)
 

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There have been rumours for months that he’s one of our targets. Maybe your interest is being used as a fake agent move as usual.
 

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Suspect Lille are trying to shop him. He’s been on the brink of leaving for various clubs for months.
 

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Been heavily linked to Everton for months now, by some fairly reliable sources as well as far as I remember
 

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Ticks all the boxes we need for a CB, strong, quick, good in the air & decent on the ball
 

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Havent seen him. Stats suggest he likes a tackle more than our CBs and decent in the air. Lille have joint 4th best defensive record in France. Likes a long ball

Might be worth interest, might not
 

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He has the face of someone who would make 17 appearances for Arsenal and then get loaned to Nantes.
But then, needless to say, has the last laugh by getting a move to Valencia, where he plays 14 games in 3 seasons, before being sold to Nimes.
 

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Obligatory video against Chelsea. Underwhelming performance tbh
 

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Article says Napoli has agreed terms with him already, whilst we are just 'waiting for updates' on offers. Even if the source (whose reliability is really taking a hit with United news of late), is correct, then it's still a no go. Would be a good signing though. If we look hard enough, with the amount of upcoming CB talents, I'm sure we could get a very good talent for an affordable price. Can't just buy Koulibaly's every year, especially when a good chunk of our budget will probably be spent on Sancho.
 

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Interesting. Thought he was pretty nailed on for Napoli, must be a few interesting options then.
 

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I think if we were in for him we’d have heard more. The only real links from memory is the Duncan Castles one. I think he’ll still end up at Napoli.
 

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I think if we were in for him we’d have heard more. The only real links from memory is the Duncan Castles one. I think he’ll still end up at Napoli.
There are rumours he was on Mourinhos list, so could just be a hangover from that. Castles was much more reliable then.
 

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There are rumours he was on Mourinhos list, so could just be a hangover from that. Castles was much more reliable then.
Duncan Castle is only reliable if it has something to do with Mourinho. Other than anything related to Mourinho, he talked BS.
 

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Duncan Castle is only reliable if it has something to do with Mourinho. Other than anything related to Mourinho, he talked BS.
Yeah, I think our name in the hat might be a bit out of date info.
 

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Our success rate has been relatively poor when other clubs are heavily linked over the past two years, it will be interesting to see how this one goes if the rumour is to be believed.
 

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Has anyone actually seen him play ? I mean actually watched him regularly rather than YouTube highlights ? I was under the impression Ake was City bound and if Napoli and PSG are also after Gabriel then he must have something about him.

I read he’s left footed so I’m taking it as he’d be understudy to Maguire seeing as Maguire favours the left side. I’d be happy to see the back of Bailly, Jones and Rojo so bringing Gabriel in alongside Maguire, Lindelof, Tuanzebe and a returning Smalling works for me.
 

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Has anyone actually seen him play ? I mean actually watched him regularly rather than YouTube highlights ? I was under the impression Ake was City bound and if Napoli and PSG are also after Gabriel then he must have something about him.

I read he’s left footed so I’m taking it as he’d be understudy to Maguire seeing as Maguire favours the left side. I’d be happy to see the back of Bailly, Jones and Rojo so bringing Gabriel in alongside Maguire, Lindelof, Tuanzebe and a returning Smalling works for me.
I mean it’s odd though because Ole said to Ake that we are looking for a left footed centre back. So you’d assume we might want to push Maguire to the right.
 

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That French paper said we bid for Pepe last year so their relability is questionable despite what GFFN says.
 

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Lille just bought Sven Botman from Ajax, who is a LCB. Said in an interview they told him he's been bought to be a starting player. Gabriel's replacement has been bought then.