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VA10 Football God 4,805 pts

The Almighty 2015 Summer Transfer Window Thread

Posted by VA10 almost 7 years ago · 476 replies

I know it's too early but I've just had a brilliant idea of an ideal Summer transfer window so I opened the thread, sue me.

So the news is we'll have 50 million quid for the Summer, here's what I'd do:

  • 10 million for Cech, he's the kind of a goalkeeper that wins you trophies
  • 40 million for Reus, love the guy
  • Khedira on a free.

Boom cancel the transfer window we've won it.

Still can't pull off a list on this contraption...

476 Comments

Ix Techau Evil Mastermind 14,276 pts
Posted over 6 years ago by Ix Techau

Is there any reason that's acceptable why Wenger's post shouldn't be under threat if we finish 10 points behind City thus fail to challenge?

Let's see where we are in January. The stubbornness is getting tiring, but Wenger does have two FA Cup trophies in the last two years so he's obviously doing something right.

With Man City and Chelsea making the Premier League their own competition, and then Man Utd and Liverpool throwing cash around as if they won a lottery, it's unrealistic to think that we should be automatically fighting for the title. There are four tiers of quality in the Premier League:

  1. Man City and Chelsea
  2. Arsenal, Liverpool and Man Utd
  3. Most other teams
  4. Three or four guaranteed relegation candidates

It's going to take a long time to upset that balance. And until we do, we'll be fighting for third or second place, at best.

Ix Techau Evil Mastermind 14,276 pts
Posted over 6 years ago by Ix Techau

Kondogbia isn't a massive loss. He's not even a defensive midfielder for a start.

What are you talking about? Same amount of tackles per game as Coquelin, more interceptions per game than Mertesacker or Debuchy. Very few assists/goals/shots/key passes, started a third of his games as an outright DM. Taller than every single Arsenal player except Giroud, Chezzer and BFG.

Of course he's a DM.

Morleys Mesut Özil > You and your mum, chief 4,431 pts
Posted over 6 years ago by Morleys

Toulalan is Monaco's DM. I'm sure if Diaby played alongside Coquelin he'd have the same stats or even Ramsey of last season.

Morleys Mesut Özil > You and your mum, chief 4,431 pts
Posted over 6 years ago by Morleys

The same people who want Kondogbia as a DM would be the first to criticise Wenger as he runs up the pitch leaving the defence exposed.

Morleys Mesut Özil > You and your mum, chief 4,431 pts
Posted over 6 years ago by Morleys

That may be the case but Toulalan is the true DM. I've never actually watched him play week in, week out but someone was telling me he has never been that great at Sevilla or Monaco, just that banger against us and a good few games towards the tail end of last season.

Schneiderlin still is the trump card for me, like a defensive Arteta with height. Should be picked in games where we have to build from the back rather than use Coquelin's erratic passing ability.

Morleys Mesut Özil > You and your mum, chief 4,431 pts
Posted over 6 years ago by Morleys

He plays deepest with Wanyama being a b2b. He is a DM by all means. He's just a tidy player to boot.

Morleys Mesut Özil > You and your mum, chief 4,431 pts
Posted over 6 years ago by Morleys

Ospina to Fener

Cech and his GK coach here

Kick Gerry Peyton in the nuts

Have Cech tutor Szcz like Wenger's playing FM

Sorted for the next 15 years

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