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  1. Gianluigi Donnarumma

    Still he seems to be linked with Milan the most, so they see something they like in him. I think Morata could do well being back in Serie A again and still rate him enough to hope for a second chance at the club too, but if he's the one who must be gotten rid of in order to bring in a new keeper I'm all for it.
  2. Gianluigi Donnarumma

    If anything it would probably make a move more likely, because with European football coming up I'm guessing they'll now up their chase of Morata and that can be used as leverage if Chelsea were to want Donnarumma from them.
  3. Gianluigi Donnarumma

    Just quoting Simon Johnson of the Evening Standard, nothing new there.
  4. 10. Eden Hazard

    Ideal scenario would be if Sarri were to convince Hazard to stay and sign that new contract with however much wages he asks for and maybe even containing a 'reasonable' release clause (in the €150M ballpark) for foreign clubs next summer. Kind of like Griezmann with Atletico last year, and as it turns out he ended up not even wanting to move when the time came. That way the club would get to enjoy Eden for at least another year without having to worry about losing him for peanuts next year, but it would be with a written guarantee that the club wouldn't stand in his way if he still wanted to go this time in 2019 as long as someone paid the clause. But IF he's sold this summer, the next couple of weeks are crucial. Bailey, Brandt, Lozano, Pulisic, Dembele would be where I'd look for a replacement and get one (or two) from that bunch, depending on who's available.
  5. 11. Pedro Rodríguez

    Please be true.
  6. Daniele Rugani

    Yeah same here. Only reason I'd keep Cahill instead is if HQ requirements need to be met and there are problems with non-HG squad spots. Just did a check and after the signing of Jorginho the club have 17 non-HG players therefore no place left for new arrivals, though Courtois departing would free up one spot if he were replaced with Schmeichel (HG) or Donnarumma (U21). Either way, as things stand room will have to be made for all new signings by off-loading some of the current non-HG players. Bakayoko, Pedro and one of the strikers seem obvious ones to go at the moment, but we'll see.
  7. Daniele Rugani

    Christensen, Rugani, Rüdiger and one of Cahill/Luiz seems like a pretty good central defence.
  8. Gianluigi Donnarumma

    Get him! Easily the best option out there, if/when Courtois does leave and Alisson moves to the dippers. Milan are after Morata too, so a deal shouldn't be too difficult to negotiate if the player is open to moving. And being Mino Raiola's client if he wasn't open to it before he sure will be soon, because Mino always likes a good agent's fee. If it had been between him and Alisson in the first place I'd have wanted Donnarumma all along so will be really happy if the club could actually pull it off. Still looking more likely to end up with Schmeichel or Cech, but dreaming big is never a bad idea.
  9. Alisson Becker

    Cillessen, who chose to stay his prime years on the bench at Barca to only play a couple of Copa del Rey games here and there? This guy's lack of ambition is almost unprecedented and isn't even all that good to begin with so no thanks. With Alisson almost certainly out of the question Donnarumma would definitely be my choice if it's at all possible to get him. Milan are interested in Morata, who Sarri seems to be keen to replace with Higuain so maybe some kind of deal could be struck there. Milan have also already signed Pepe Reina who was number one at Napoli for a few years so they'd have a replacement lined up too. If Alisson/Donnarumma both fail, chances are to end up with one of the following (not in any particular order): Cech, Navas, Schmeichel, Butland. Not looking forward to any of those tbh.
  10. Alisson Becker

    On loan at Leeds.
  11. Aleksandr Golovin

    True, but at 22 he can still improve on that whereas the Willian we've seen is as good as he'll ever be. Expect Golovin to mostly play in midfield, but being versatile enough to also play at LW/RW is a bonus.
  12. Aleksandr Golovin

    Quite happy with this, if it happens. Not really seen much aside from the World Cup and a few CSKA games in European competitions but at €25M it's a low risk transfer either way and if he succeeds it will be a real bargain. Aside from midfield I could see him being played out wide in Willian's position too, great work rate and got the vision to make magic happen.
  13. Gonzalo Higuain

    You can't compare those deals without factoring in the wages too. As far as I know Ronaldo earns like three times more than Higuain and Rugani combined and while at first glance it seems easy to just add up Ronaldo = Higuain + Rugani in transfer fees, the real cost of Ronaldo over the next few years will be over twice as much. Not really that keen on Higuain either, but getting someone like Icardi and for "just 20mil more" seems like a fairy tale. It's not going to happen because first of all Icardi doesn't want to leave and even if he was on the market Inter would demand well over 100M. From what I've heard about Rugani I'm all for signing him, not that bothered about the price tbh. A lot of Juve fans are really against the club selling him and have been counting on Rugani and Caldara forming their defence for many years to come so clearly he has to be a pretty good player, also one that Sarri already knows from their time at Empoli.
  14. General Transfer Talk

    Nah, the players feel Sporting is no longer a safe work environment because of the fan attack on their training centre so they're claiming the club broke the contract first and from what I've heard the law states contracts can then be allowed to terminate for free. As far as I know the contracts include all sort of breach clauses like this case with Sporting players, or if a club fails to pay wages etc.
  15. Next Manager?

    Yeah, I digged a little deeper: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/football/2017/12/29/chelsea-reveal-financial-losses-season-spent-champions-league/ Club made the profit of £15.3M but the parent company Fordstam Ltd made a loss of £14.2M which is the figure mentioned by Guardian. Telegraph say the difference is attributed to stadium redevelopment costs, which I would assume wasn't required to be put on the club's books at all because it's not really football related and Abramovich paid those himself instead of using the club's accounts. The money still shows up on Fordstam's accounts as a debt to Abramovich tho. Either way, my point still remains that the club's finances are fine at the moment and will show a big improvement for the 17/18 accounts.