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red_de_pologne

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I just cannot fathom why we are not even in the mix, he's exactly what we need.
Is that a satire post? Why would a team likely to not even qualify for Europa League be in the mix for a player like him? Before even mentioning Pep, City’s playing style and current position. We no longer compete for the same players.
 

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based on our current position in the league, our form and fixtures. My point is we're far off from competing for the very best players.
I agree we aren't competing for the same calibre of player as top sides right now but I don't think there's much chance of us dropping to 7th place either.

If we get 1 more win from either city, Chelsea, huddersfield or Cardiff, then it would take Everton to beat spurs away plus win their other 2 fixtures to overtake us.

And that's also assuming we get beat in the other 3 fixtures.
 

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I agree we aren't competing for the same calibre of player as top sides right now but I don't think there's much chance of us dropping to 7th place either.

If we get 1 more win from either city, Chelsea, huddersfield or Cardiff, then it would take Everton to beat spurs away plus win their other 2 fixtures to overtake us.

And that's also assuming we get beat in the other 3 fixtures.
Ian, not sure how your maths are going, but we're 15 points in front of Everton, and they have three games to play.
 

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We are after Rice according to who? The papers? Do people believe everything they read.
Yes every single random tweet about bizarre transfer target causes an outrage to someone on here. No idea when they will learn to take it all with a pinch of salt...
 

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I'm not surprised if Dave and other players are concerned with the direction club us going to or the lack of. Not that it will change something in the minds of the board.
 

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I for one am absolutely shocked that this is the way this transfer has gone. There was simply no way anyone could have predicted this was going to happen, right? :rolleyes:
Hindsight is a wonderful thing but if we had let Sanchez join City and signed Mahrez we'd have made top 4 this year no problem.
 

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Hindsight is a wonderful thing but if we had let Sanchez join City and signed Mahrez we'd have made top 4 this year no problem.
Probably, but it was fairly widely reported at the time, and I even think our resident Leicester fan on here said that Mahrez only wanted to go to City, so that was dead before it began for us.

I just can’t imagine how he thought this transfer was going to go differently for him. Of course as a player you have to have confidence in your own abilities, but at the same time some good sense should prevail when you take a look at the squad that you’re trying to break into, as well as under a manager who has shown time and time again he has no problems with signing you, realizing he doesn’t really need/want you and then sidelining you until you get sold.
 

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I agree we aren't competing for the same calibre of player as top sides right now but I don't think there's much chance of us dropping to 7th place either.

If we get 1 more win from either city, Chelsea, huddersfield or Cardiff, then it would take Everton to beat spurs away plus win their other 2 fixtures to overtake us.

And that's also assuming we get beat in the other 3 fixtures.
Ian, not sure how your maths are going, but we're 15 points in front of Everton, and they have three games to play.
:lol:
 

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I just cannot fathom why we are not even in the mix, he's exactly what we need.



Some are in for a real rude awakening if they think Fernandes, Ndombele, Neves, AWB or any of these others are going to come in and "Die for the cause" or any of that shite, Patrice Evra was not the norm. These players with zero connection to our club are coming for the money, they aren't coming because we are competing for anything or because we are a well run operation, most players see this as a job, it's nothing more than that for most of them, this fantasy of a team of "warriors" needs to end, but it wont because no matter who we sign the biggest rotten apple at the club is sitting pretty in his job despite being inept at it.


Liverpool, City, Spurs have players that work hard and most of them have no conection with the team.... What I am talking about is the lack of desire that some of our players shows and that isnt the norm, players come for paycheck but should work hard for it, I am not exopecting them to be in love with the shirt but at least they should give all they have in the pitch. Isnt too much asking?
 

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Liverpool, City, Spurs have players that work hard and most of them have no conection with the team.... What I am talking about is the lack of desire that some of our players shows and that isnt the norm, players come for paycheck but should work hard for it, I am not exopecting them to be in love with the shirt but at least they should give all they have in the pitch. Isnt too much asking?
Those sides are actually competing which is a huge motivator, we've been stuck in a cycle of ineptitude for so long that I think it has dashed the faith of many players that the leaders at the club know what they are doing, it feels like it needs incredible man management skills here and we have no idea if Ole really has those.

How do you know that we are not?

Im not saying we are but i don't know either way and nor do you.
We aren't getting mentioned with him at all, usually there's a little smoke if there is some fire. Our constant links are to the British bunch and the Portuguese Lampard.

Is that a satire post? Why would a team likely to not even qualify for Europa League be in the mix for a player like him? Before even mentioning Pep, City’s playing style and current position. We no longer compete for the same players.
We beat them to Fred and Sanchez unless you buy into the tinfoil hat conspiracy nonsense about them suckering us into buying those players. Once we stop going for the likes of Rodri and accept the likes of Rice we are accepting forever trundling along behind them. Also we have mathematically already qualified for the EL I think you'll find.
 

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(He's under contract until 2022...)
There is no way in a million years that they would sell him, never mind to us. They'll probably sell Zappacosta and have James as their second choice RB.

Guessing the reporter came up with the story as we currently have his sister with us. Plenty of scope for stories about either Reece moving up North or Lauren going back South next season.
 

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I still don't get it - why would PSG let him leave ?
I understand that he rarely produce the type of performances we have seen from him on big occasions where «the whole worlds» been watching. Never played more than 1700 min for PSG in Ligue 1. In other words, never a regular. I like him but I have not seen him on a regular basis.

Reece James would be my prefered option, but do not seem realistic. Seems very talented and very hungry.
 
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