Speculation Tim Taranto [OOC 2022]

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La Dispute

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This guy is a little over rated. Statistically hasn't improved since 2019. A very good player but not yet a star

Development isn't always linear. He was playing at a pretty high level from his second year and has slowly built into an A-grader, but hasn't taken another step with his form. A similar thing happened with Wines.

He still has a couple of gears to go up, and his Grand Final a couple of years ago was exceptional - especially given the circumstances.
 

Sickblue

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Can’t see Tim going anywhere personally and the pull of Melb / family is not as great as others who have left before him as his dad lives in the US and his mum (COVID aside) gets up to Syd very regularly and he’s very settled there. Odds are in favour of him staying in my eyes.
 

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Elmer_Judd

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Can’t see Tim going anywhere personally and the pull of Melb / family is not as great as others who have left before him as his dad lives in the US and his mum (COVID aside) gets up to Syd very regularly and he’s very settled there. Odds are in favour of him staying in my eyes.

Until he puts pen to paper, no one knows for sure. Certainly would have most Vic clubs chasing him
 

Elmer_Judd

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Sister lives in Port Melbourne. He’s basically already scouting a townhouse in Elwood. 100% going to St Kilda.

Impossible to see how the Saints could get bost King and Taranto over the line, given they will have to give up their 2022 and 23 first round picks (mimimum) for Ben King (if we assume he nominates St Kilda)

The Saints have not exactly got a core of young talented players GWS would want.

Can't see how they can get a deal for both done (mind you, if Ben decides to leave Gold Coast, I honestly believe he ends up at Collingwood)
 

Taylor Moss

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Impossible to see how the Saints could get bost King and Taranto over the line, given they will have to give up their 2022 and 23 first round picks (mimimum) for Ben King (if we assume he nominates St Kilda)

The Saints have not exactly got a core of young talented players GWS would want.

Can't see how they can get a deal for both done (mind you, if Ben decides to leave Gold Coast, I honestly believe he ends up at Collingwood)
Can’t see them getting B King.
 

Sickblue

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Two young half-brothers in the US

correct, raised as an only child by his mum in Aus and they had him super young and his dad who lives in the US now has his own family and traditionally Tim goes to see him every year. Poster above was right that a family member of Tim’s did buy a place in Port Melb, but that was his mum! He loves Sydney for the record.
 

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correct, raised as an only child by his mum in Aus and they had him super young and his dad who lives in the US now has his own family and traditionally Tim goes to see him every year. Poster above was right that a family member of Tim’s did buy a place in Port Melb, but that was his mum! He loves Sydney for the record.

Seen some stuff on social media that suggests he loves it up at GWS. Be a shame for GWS to lose another gun to wanting to play in Melbourne.
 

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schmuttt

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Melbourne had a crack at him a couple of years ago, can't se us going again now as it wouldn't make sense in our midfield makeup.
 

the Ziebull

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Melbourne had a crack at him a couple of years ago, can't se us going again now as it wouldn't make sense in our midfield makeup.
Could use him more forward then rotate mid

gws were doing that this year in the second half of the year
 

schmuttt

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Could use him more forward then rotate mid

gws were doing that this year in the second half of the year

Already do that with Petracca and Sparrow, it'd be overkill to have another player in that rotation.
 

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Vic clubs will chase and they will chase hard and he will most likely leave and be another ex-GWS player floating around at a Melbourne club. The cycle will continiue, GWS will get a good draft pick, pick up another elite talent, blood them, then lose them.

In saying this he probably stays, seems like he enjoys the place. Would be the best player in the comp if he tidied up his disposal.
What a nuffy: “he will most likely leave…. He probably stays”.
 

the Ziebull

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correct, raised as an only child by his mum in Aus and they had him super young and his dad who lives in the US now has his own family and traditionally Tim goes to see him every year. Poster above was right that a family member of Tim’s did buy a place in Port Melb, but that was his mum! He loves Sydney for the record.
Are you a friend of his?

For mine it comes down to money, I reckon teams will offer much more than gws to get him which would be enticing for Tim to set himself up long term
 

Taylor Moss

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Are you a friend of his?

For mine it comes down to money, I reckon teams will offer much more than gws to get him which would be enticing for Tim to set himself up long term
You think everything comes down to money

You think North always have a chance of getting someone of his quality.

Your thoughts aren’t really too valuable.
 

the Ziebull

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No. None of the thousands of player threads have you started ever been about your club.

Probably because your players aren’t worth discussing ad infinium.
Lol you nuffy I meant this isn’t about my club going after this player
 

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