Players we could sign right now

Discussion in 'Transfer Forum' started by mitchmouse, Sep 23, 2019.

  1. Sep 23, 2019
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    mitchmouse Full Member

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    I hate to admit it, but The Sun might have a half-decent idea here. Giuseppe Rossi is a free agent and therefore closed windows mean nothing. I realise he's not "the answer" long-term but he does have a knack of scoring goals and is as close to a "goal predator" as you can get for nothing. It sounds depserate, but I think desperate times call for desperate measures.

    Thoughts?
  2. Sep 23, 2019
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    fergiesarmy1 Full Member

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    Not sure, sounds like me at last orders trying to snare the last ugly chick :lol:
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    Reynoldo Full Member

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    Depends how badly you want to score I suppose
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    Wednesday at Stoke Full Member

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    Bring back Nani, Rooney and Zlatan, lets party like its 2009.
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    fergiesarmy1 Full Member

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    It usually ends in regret much like this probably would.
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    bond19821982 Full Member

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    Next 4 months is a write off. Get into January, overpay and get some players in.
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    Mark Pawelek Full Member

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    Rossi hasn't played since 2018. There may be 1 or 2 players with Championship experience who are worth a go. Definitely Marco Matias, should he still be available. Some WhoScored stats of players who recently became free agents. TransferMarkt Free Agents
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    SamoyedSam New Member

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    Greenwood is back shortly and will get the chance to play through the middle.
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    Cee90 Redcafe Fantasy Football Champion 2012/13

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    No.

    We must focus on buying quality. Even if that means the squad being thin in the short term.
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    Suedesi Full Member

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    JESUS!
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    Decomposing In Paris Full Member

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    We'd get more out of bringing RVP back. No, give the kids a chance, & have a little bit of patience.
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    Alabaster Codify7 Full Member

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    We are not signing anyone in January.

    We will sign players next season along with selling Pogba, net spend around £60-70m.
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    RedCurry Full Member

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    Is that even a real thing? Can teams just sign free agents outside of transfer windows? If that's possible then why can't two teams willing to do business just agree on releasing a player to free agency and the other team sign him as free agent?
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    Lee565 Full Member

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    Isnt Ben arfa a free agent, would still have him on the right over lingard, he at least has moments of brilliance in him compared to lingard's constant average to poor performances
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    dev1l Full Member

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    I m not very bullish on this. I mean it s like scraping in the bottom of a bin
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    Red_toad Full Member

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    Let’s get Anderson out of retirement while we’re at it...
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    StrettyEnder07 Full Member

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    Not for me personally, if I had my choice, try and hang on till January still in some sort of half decent position.

    I can't see us spending more than 50M in January at the most, you would think Madison and Sancho are earmarked for the summer, we might go after a CM but I would personally offer money for Callum Wilson at Bournemouth, have Greenwood as his back up, have Rashford/Martial/James/Lingard fight over the two winger positions and bite the bullet and play Gomes as a 10 until the summer.
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    krautrøck New Member

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    Not a free agent.
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    stevoc Full Member

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    It would be desperate, but i don't think we are quite that desperate to sign someone like Rossi just yet.
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    I wanted us to sign rossi in the summer, mainly due to desperation knowing we'd be short.
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    devilish Juventus fan who used to support United

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    Get Carrick and Ole out of retirement while at it.
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    RedTiger Full Member

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    Because money would change hands at some point and at that moment the transfer would no longer a free agent thing.

    I think.
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    dev1l Full Member

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    I think it s better if we start looking for a decent reinforcements in January and make use more of the kids from now till then.
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    Brophs The one and only

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    Sign Flintoff from cricket etc.
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    The Cat Doesn't know his own mobile number

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    Zlatan?
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    dev1l Full Member

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    Can you see Zlatan pressing?
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    The Cat Doesn't know his own mobile number

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    No but I would rather see him up front than Lingard.
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    fergiesarmy1 Full Member

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    Is that you Ed?
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    theklr New Member

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    Because the player needs to be registered as a free agent before the closing of the transfer window for other clubs to sign him as a free agent
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    RedCurry Full Member

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    There are many ways to work that out though. For example, a player swap deal would not involve any cash. Or player paying off his contract. Or cash exchanging hands only when the window opens.
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    devilish Juventus fan who used to support United

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    In my opinion we should get

    AMC: Dani Olmo - he'll probably be available at 40m. He's quite quality with the ball and he can also play as RW.
    AML: Ryan Fraser - 20m He's on his last year of contract. Although a LW he's right footed which means that he probably can do the job as RW as well. Thanks to him and James we'll be able to play Martial upfront on a full time basis, relegating Rashford to squad player's status
    CM: Declan Rice - That's going to be expensive but it would be worth it. God knows how much we need mobility and good old fashioned bite in that midfield of ours.

    My team after January

    ----------------DDG---------------
    AWB-------Maguire---Lindelof--------Shaw

    ----------------Rice----------------------
    ---------Fred----------Pogba-----------

    Olmo-------------------------------Fraser/James

    ----------------Martial------------------------------

    Hopefully that's enough for top 4
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    Schmeichel's Cartwheel Full Member

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    Dani Olmo and Hakim Ziyech would be available. Although we may have to pay a bit over the odds to get them in January.

    de Gea
    Wan Bissaka Lindelof Maguire Shaw
    McTominay Pogba
    Ziyech Olmo James
    Martial
    Digne, Ndidi, Sancho and a back-up centre forward in the summer.​
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    RedCurry Full Member

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    I see. So if Zlatan becomes a free agent right now, we couldn't just sign him?
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    Bratt Full Member

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    He’s 2020 next year, don’t want.
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    Cliche Guevara Full Member

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    Correct. This is why loads of players get released on the last day of the transfer window.

    Lower league clubs pick up free agents all the time.
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    Schmeichel's Cartwheel Full Member

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    Why didn't we go for Llorente on a free?
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    Offside Euro 2016 sweepstake winner

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    Rossi :lol:
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    Stadjer Full Member

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    Rossi? Too bad Berba just retired....
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    RedCurry Full Member

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    Thank you.
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    Bubz27 No I won’t change your tag line

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    Good cross though. Nailed on to be our saviour if we get him.