Marcus Rojo - Finally found a taker?

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  1. Aug 9, 2019

    SambaBoy Full Member

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    We all complain when clubs get our casts off for next to nothing and praise Liverpool/City when they get decent money for theirs. I'm glad we stuck to our guns somewhat with Rojo. The likes of Mings and Webster are going for close to £20m or above so Rojo for £25m doesn't sound too outrageous. Clubs have probably known we are desperate to get rid of players in the past and have stuck low bids in knowing we will most likely sell. The market is now a sellers market and we can get decent fee's that can add up for our deadwood.
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    Rake Full Member

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    Only we can't. And there is no way that a club otside of the PL is paying £25m for him. It was our chance due to the inflated PL prices.
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    Football Scout New Member

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    Rojo is not a great CB/LB and it was a good chance to reduce the wage bill.

    I’d value him at 15 million tops.
  4. Aug 9, 2019

    mad1max954 Full Member

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    He has zero value to us, so anything more than that would be great!
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    Bwuk Full Member

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    Almost feel sorry for him and Darmian.

    Both would be happy to leave but we just won’t sell.
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    TwoSheds More sheds (and tiles) than you, probably

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    Did Everton actually bid though or did they just panic and mention a name to placate the fans?
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    Red Dreams Full Member

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    Feel sorry what happened to Darmain especially.
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    UnofficialDevil Anti Scottish

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    I'd forgotten about Darmian! Cant we just loan him to Royal Antwerp?
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    MadDogg Full Member

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    There were actually a couple of Italian clubs who were interested in buying him last season (and probably the season before that). From memory they were willing to pay 5m and he wanted to go, but we were holding out for 15m. Unsurprisingly they walked away.
  10. Aug 10, 2019

    Ballist1x New Member

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    Looking at Norwich last night they could do with a Rojo or Jones for £10m...
  11. Aug 11, 2019

    SilverPaper on the Breeze New Member

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    I can see why we wanted a permanent deal. Firstly, why do a potential rival a favour with a loan? Secondly, there’ll most likely be a club on the continent that would take him on loan come the end of their window; it’s not the last chance for us to make that deal.

    I still fully expect Rojo and Darmian to have gone by the start of September. Sadly, I doubt there’ll be more.
  12. Aug 14, 2019

    Gandalf Full Member

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    This could be promising, presumably we would be more open to a loan to an overseas club and hopefully there will be an option to buy included.

  13. Aug 14, 2019

    beingshe7don Full Member

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    I don't get this... We rejected a loan deal for Rojo from Everton because they wouldn't buy him instead and consider loaning him to Fenerbache instead (if there's any truth to the tweet)
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    0le Full Member

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    Would they like a free gift wrapping with that?
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    Gandalf Full Member

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    I think the issue with Everton was that we didn't want to strengthen a rival PL team unless they were willing to pay for a permanent transfer and make it worth our while. This deal would banish him overseas and so has no potential downside. Everton might also have tried to get away with a cheap deal thinking we were desperate whilst the new offer might be on much better terms regarding loan fee and who is paying his wages.
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    peridigm Full Member

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    Don't understand why when we could have weakened a PL side and he wouldn't have been able to play against us.
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    arthurka Full Member

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    Loan and buy vs just loan I think.
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    Sunny Jim Full Member

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    Plus we dont want to strenghten a direct rival


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    Big Ben Foster Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    arthurka Full Member

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    Brophs The one and only

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    Inter Yer Nan Full Member

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    I suppose the best thing that could be said about Rojo, and Jones or Bailly for that matter, is that they are always injured.
  23. Aug 14, 2019

    ::sonny:: Full Member

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    Still better than Smalling and Jones
  24. Aug 16, 2019

    Judge Red Don't Call Me Douglas

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    What’s he gonna do? Refuse to play when not selected?
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    Smores Full Member

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    I mean i wouldn't mess with Rojo, especially if he's going to all rambo on us.
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    Decomposing In Paris Full Member

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    It's because the loan system rules mean that Rojo wouldn't be able to play against us. Therefore we'd be weakening Everton against our rivals without having the opportunity to play against Rojo ourselves.
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    Adisa likes to take afvanadva wothowi doubt

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    acnumber9 Full Member

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    At what? Because it sure as hell isn’t at football.
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    Andycoleno9 Full Member

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    Exactly in that. With playing the ball with his foot. Miles better than those 2.
    In other things...meh, all 3 are shit
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    acnumber9 Full Member

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    He’s definitely better at hoofing the ball longer and more aimlessly or shooting for no reason.
  35. Aug 17, 2019

    limerickcitykid There once was a kid from Toronto...

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    He isn't even close to being better than them.

    And looking less clumsy on the ball than Smalling means nothing when he attempts 20+ aimless long balls a match plus a guaranteed 40 yard shot or two completely wasting possession. Jones is just as good with the ball minus being a complete idiot who thinks he's Beckenbauer.
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    Seven Seas Sardines Full Member

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    limerickcitykid There once was a kid from Toronto...

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    The best long ball completion ratio in the entire squad compared to Rojo with the absolute worst. Aye it is quite laughable.
  38. Aug 18, 2019

    ClaytonBlackmoorLeftPeg Full Member

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    Rojo is better at being injured than both Smalling and Jones - which is a real achievement. At everything else, he’s clearly worse.
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    Galactic Incorrigible pest

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    We still need him. He’s the best backup at LB we have. It’s either him or Young/Darmian.
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    MyOnlySolskjaer Creator of Player Performance threads

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    Dalot? And Young isn't bad, gets way too much shit.