Kyle Walker-Peters

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I’m an AWB fan but he’s not in an ETH system. He’s poor at passing the ball progressively from deep - if you give him space in transition he’s great at carrying the ball forward but that’s not what ETH wants from his fullbacks.
I'm not necessarily disagreeing that he's not an EtH type fullback. I just don't think KWP is the answer unless its for a backup RB role. We need a starting quality RB.
 

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Yeah but he looked like a very talented player before his injury. Obviously will need to see how he recovers from it, as it can have a huge impact having such a big injury at a young age. But if he can get to his pre-injury level he's much better than Walker-Peters and the one who should be on our list.
I think he’d recently also just come back from doing his meniscus so feel like clubs will be very cautious given he'd be expensive. He's back '23 according to their website so KWP is now their first choice for the foreseeable.
 

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Walker-Peters is by far our best full back. Vastly superior to Livramento (although Livramento is just starting out). I’m sure that 99% of Saints fans would rather sell Tino above KWP.

He plays LB for us as Tino was better than Perraud at the start of the season. There wasn’t much drop off, as good on the left. He also plays as 6 in training so I can see him moving there in the future. Many Saints fans have wanted him to play the number 10 role also as he is out most creative player.

I think he can easily make the step up. He is a tier below TAA, James, Cancelo but he is probably in the conversation to be the best in the tier below.

Wouldnt want to sell but have to be realistic. 15m and AWB may suit both clubs.
 
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If this is true, then we are officially a team that lacks ambition. Mid-table suits us
It’s just a reality that we won’t be able to attract the best in each position at the moment, let alone have the budget. As long as we’re identifying players that work for ETH’s system, then we’ll see a huge improvement from what we have right now.
 

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It’s just a reality that we won’t be able to attract the best in each position at the moment, let alone have the budget. As long as we’re identifying players that work for ETH’s system, then we’ll see a huge improvement from what we have right now.
i agree that top players might be reluctant to join us. However, I am not sure what a player like Walker-Peters would add to the team. We already have two average right backs, why add a third?
 

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Walker-Peters is by far our best full back. Vastly superior to Livramento (although Livramento is just starting out). I’m sure that 99% of Saints fans would rather sell Tino above KWP.

He plays LB for us as Tino was better than Perraud at the start of the season. There wasn’t much drop off, as good on the left. He also plays as 6 in training so I can see him moving there in the future. Many Saints fans have wanted him to play the number 10 role also as he is out most creative player.

I think he can easily make the step up. He is a tier below TAA, James, Cancelo but he is probably in the conversation to be the best in the tier below.

Wouldnt want to sell but have to be realistic. 15m and AWB may suit both clubs.
Interesting read. Out of interest do you see any truth in Southampton being interested in Brandon Williams again?
 

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Interesting read. Out of interest do you see any truth in Southampton being interested in Brandon Williams again?
Livramento is injured until the new year so I wouldn’t be surprised if we being in full back cover. If we don’t sell KWP we would start with Perraud/KWP but have no cover (and Perraud was injured at the end of last season). I think we would only be interested in a loan unless they think KWP will leave this year or next.

I’m just glad we didn’t spend £17m on Nico Williams from Liverpool. We don’t have that sort of money for a reserve full back.
 

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I shudder every time I enter the main page now when I see the names at the top with “transfer forum” underneath.
 

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Interesting praise from his manager and as with the Southampton fan above, their fanbase seem to really rate him. Haven't paid particular attention to him myself.
 

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Interesting praise from his manager and as with the Southampton fan above, their fanbase seem to really rate him. Haven't paid particular attention to him myself.
He’s very good to be fair. Got himself into the England squad last year too, and if you can do that as a RB then you can’t be bad.
 

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He's a reasonable player and I wouldn't mind him here - he certainly wouldn't be worse than Wan-Bissaka or Dalot.

My feeling is that for the price it would take to sign him, there would be better alternatives with a higher ceiling. As mentioned earlier, he still wouldn't compare favourably to the likes of James, Trent and Cancelo.
 

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He's a reasonable player and I wouldn't mind him here - he certainly wouldn't be worse than Wan-Bissaka or Dalot.

My feeling is that for the price it would take to sign him, there would be better alternatives with a higher ceiling. As mentioned earlier, he still wouldn't compare favourably to the likes of James, Trent and Cancelo.
Of all the positions we've been linked with strengthening, RB is the one where I see the least amount of that potentially premium talent. Are there any young RBs around who would compare or even potentially compare favourably to the players you mention?
 

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Would have been my dream signing for RB if I had never heard of Tariq Lamptey
 

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Of all the positions we've been linked with strengthening, RB is the one where I see the least amount of that potentially premium talent. Are there any young RBs around who would compare or even potentially compare favourably to the players you mention?
It's difficult, and I get your point, but it would nice to at least have someone who could reach that level. Walker-Peters is at an age where most of his development is already done.
 

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He’s very good to be fair. Got himself into the England squad last year too, and if you can do that as a RB then you can’t be bad.
That would usually be true if Southgate didn't have a fetish for RBs.
 

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He doesn't seem that much of a threat in the final third. I also thought he was a year or two younger than he is. I'm not very excited by this one I have to say. But then again I don't have names that are rolling off the tongue that I could say are definitely better options.
 

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Are all younger rightbacks with far higher ceiling than this dude par Djed Spence all the others are presently better than him
 

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And I want to be with megan fox but we cant always have what we want can jimmy??

you can feck off with your 40m :lol:
 

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You can find someone just as good as him on the continent for half that price with relative ease.

And I don’t think he’s that good. He’d be serviceable for us.
 

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Walk away please. He's a good full back but I've watched him enough to know Southampton fans are massively overrating him. Tbf, their squad doesn't have many others to get super excited about. Livramento looks promising, Salisu looks like a very good young cb with potential, and JWP has been a good player with exceptional free kicks for years now. Outside of that their squad is really poor imo. I'd probably opt for Frimpong if we're considering players at that price. I'd imagine Leverkusen would sell for somewhere between £20-40m.
 

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Saints fan here.

Walker-Peters is by far our best full back. Vastly superior to Livramento (although Livramento is just starting out). I’m sure that 99% of Saints fans would rather sell Tino above KWP.

He plays LB for us as Tino was better than Perraud at the start of the season. There wasn’t much drop off, as good on the left. He also plays as 6 in training so I can see him moving there in the future. Many Saints fans have wanted him to play the number 10 role also as he is out most creative player.

I think he can easily make the step up. He is a tier below TAA, James, Cancelo but he is probably in the conversation to be the best in the tier below.

Wouldnt want to sell but have to be realistic. 15m and AWB may suit both clubs.
Thanks for the insight mate!
 

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40m?! get tae feck ya junkie
 

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Must have improved significantly since Martial absolutely roasted him a couple of years back then?
 

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Whenever we are interested in a player their club is thinking it's bingo time, the idiots with the bag of moneys are here. :lol:
 

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I quite like him, I'm sure we can get him for less than 40m considering they are interested in some of our players anyway. Garner on loan to sweeten the deal
 

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Saints fan here.

Walker-Peters is by far our best full back. Vastly superior to Livramento (although Livramento is just starting out). I’m sure that 99% of Saints fans would rather sell Tino above KWP.

He plays LB for us as Tino was better than Perraud at the start of the season. There wasn’t much drop off, as good on the left. He also plays as 6 in training so I can see him moving there in the future. Many Saints fans have wanted him to play the number 10 role also as he is out most creative player.

I think he can easily make the step up. He is a tier below TAA, James, Cancelo but he is probably in the conversation to be the best in the tier below.

Wouldnt want to sell but have to be realistic. 15m and AWB may suit both clubs.
I agree KWP is your best full back last season since I watched some Southampton game and he was more impressive than Tino but Tino is far more talented than KWP. They are like 6 years difference.

Last season was Tino's first professional season. KWP at Tino's age wasn't anywhere near closed at Tino's level. KWP was playing u19 or U21 competition at 19.

I think you are being ridiculous for saying Saints fans would rather sell Tino above KWP or may be you are lying for saying that.