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charcoalchicken

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Mkhi has played some decent games for arsenal, he's won player of the month a few times i think to be fair but he has been pretty underwhelming overall, sanchez managed one goal in the premier league last season, he's been worse but not by much
 

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Mkhi has played some decent games for arsenal, he's won player of the month a few times i think to be fair but he has been pretty underwhelming overall, sanchez managed one goal in the premier league last season, he's been worse but not by much
Would've kept mkhi over sanchez any day of the week.
 

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I can’t claim this as my own, but a friend of mine told me trying to find a winner out of the Mhki/Sanchez deal is akin to this.

 

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Henry Onyekuru to Monaco - never played a game for us due to WP issues. Looks a talent but no point holding onto him until Nigeria decide to play him.
 

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Any chance a PSG Real swap? Bale + cash for Neymeyer?
It sounds like PSG want to sell to Real but Neymar wants back in at Barca. Barca are valuing him at 150m Euros which is probably on par. PSG obviously pi**ed because they forked out 210m euros and have been paying Neymar 600k / week and he still wants to dump them.
 

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It sounds like PSG want to sell to Real but Neymar wants back in at Barca. Barca are valuing him at 150m Euros which is probably on par. PSG obviously pi**ed because they forked out 210m euros and have been paying Neymar 600k / week and he still wants to dump them.
Barca are undervaluing him.
 

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They probably won’t try to sign guy who has just done his ACL until next year
Yep, let him recover / rehab from the injury, buy him at a knock down price in summer 2020 window or sign him for free Jan 21 if a deal cant be agreed in 2020 summer window.

We copped similar with Clyne who was on the way out to Palace with 1 year left on his contract for 18-20m. Done his ACL, now we pay his wages while he recovers and then leaves us for free fit and healthy in 12 months time. It's just bad luck I guess.
 

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Sanes price just halved for them, im sure Bayern can be patient for 12 months.

Not that it'll effect City much with their financial muscle.
 

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In two minds about this.

On the one hand, while Lovren is 4th choice CB, Matip and Gomez have both had issues with injuries over the last few years, and it’s not unlikely we’ll need 10-15 games out of that 4th choice.

On the other hand, he’s 30 and we get £15m plus his £100k/week wages off the books, Fabinho can play there reasonably proficiently as your ‘experienced/safe’ option, and as this article suggests, it seems Klopp, like most of the fan base, wants to see Hoever given the opportunity. He’s looked very classy every time I’ve seen him play. A really exciting prospect for us.
 
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£41m I believe is what City paid for Mangala some years ago (if I recall correctly). Wow.

That was before the market took off for defenders, before the likes of van Dijk, Hernandez, Stones, Walker, Mendy etc etc. He would’ve been one of the most expensive defenders at that time.
 

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£41m I believe is what City paid for Mangala some years ago (if I recall correctly). Wow.

That was before the market took off for defenders, before the likes of van Dijk, Hernandez, Stones, Walker, Mendy etc etc. He would’ve been one of the most expensive defenders at that time.
Yes, but on the other hand their record signing is 70m which is lower than a heap of other clubs around the world at the moment.

They spend money, but generally spend their money very wisely and don’t get sucked into overpaying...

They also don’t sell their best players, even for ridiculous sums, meaning clubs don’t hold them over a barrel knowing they have a lump sum to splash as well as FFP room to move.
 

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Yes, but on the other hand their record signing is 70m which is lower than a heap of other clubs around the world at the moment.

They spend money, but generally spend their money very wisely and don’t get sucked into overpaying...

They also don’t sell their best players, even for ridiculous sums, meaning clubs don’t hold them over a barrel knowing they have a lump sum to splash as well as FFP room to move.
What club could afford to effectively freeze out a player like that after paying that amount of money for him which still a lot now but was even more at the time of the signing? I know for a fact arsenal could not do what city have done here, mustafi is a good example and we paid less for him at the time.
 
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