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MUTU

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  1. 20. Callum Hudson-Odoi

    Look, I'm done here. I was fine taking all the shit that's been thrown at me during my stay here, just because I support a different club than yours, because I could handle it. But being accused of the one being condescending and taking shots at Vesper, really? In my country, you say the things she said in public (including on a forum) gets you arrested and taken to court. And yes, I live in the EU. And no, I'm not kidding. But I'm the one taking the shots and being condescending. Right. Perhaps @Sideshow Luiz should rename himself to DoubleStandards Luiz.
  2. 20. Callum Hudson-Odoi

    A serious one. It's a thin line between success and failure at such a precarious age. Look at Renato Sanches, he was playing regularly and performing well as an 18 year old for Benfica, and impressing in the Champions League and EURO 2016, but some matches on the bench for Bayern later and he flopped at Swansea. The 2016 Golden Boy Award winner. At Swansea.
  3. 20. Callum Hudson-Odoi

    The basic figures are at the best of my knowledge and from the sources I could find. I understand what you mean about inflation, but when people talk about some transfer record being broken, they just use the total amount without inflation. Bayern are bidding to take the played in January. If they fail, and come back to get him in summer instead, I bet you that the bid will be lower than the one they're making for January. As I said, when you talk about records, the tendency is to ignore inflation. Wow, showing your true colours are you? You are wishing incredibly bad things to several people and entities just because your board would have sold Hazard without getting an adequate replacement. Like that would be Bayern's or CHO's fault. Really, shame on you, your post is filthy and disgusting, and I won't discuss further things with you. These are the kind of posts that would get you banned on my forum, and we are a veeeery lenient forum. I really hope they're not tolerated here either.
  4. 20. Callum Hudson-Odoi

    Is this a trick question or a serious one? Let me assume it's the latter... players develop fastest around the age of 18, when playing time is an absolute necessity. CHO not being played at all until Summer could be the difference between him becoming a top player and a total flop. In fact, if he's not played at all until summer I wouldn't even want him for £5m. It's make-or-break time for him, and he wants to have a great career. Is Chelsea ready to allow him to become a top player or not? How many of your top 20 players of all time can you name who were not playing regular football at the age of 18?
  5. 20. Callum Hudson-Odoi

    I disagree because I'm seeing a 3rd scenario which would be: CHO: "I want to sign a contract with Bayern and leave ASAP!" Chelsea: "We'll let you sign a contract for Bayern IF AND ONLY IF you come back on loan until the end of the season. Otherwise, no deal!" CHO: "Hmm... I REALLY want to play for Bayern, but I'm still worried that I'm not going to be played enough. The sooner I leave the better, because I don't trust you to play me, so I'll have to sit out till summer, I guess" Chelsea: "We are going to play you, promise! We want you to stay because we really need you!" Bayern: "We need him too, but we really want him and if summer is the only way we can take him, we'll just have to wait. But we also don't trust you will play him, so prove it. If you don't play him, you pay a compensation fee." Chelsea: "OK, deal!"
  6. 20. Callum Hudson-Odoi

    Awesome list! However I was talking about £35m at the time of sale, not including 19 year olds, and not including inflation. For example, Cassano was £25.65m, and he was 19. Anderson was around £20m, and he was 19. Marquinhos was around £28m, and he was 19. And so forth. Out of the list, the <=18 year olds are: - Rooney (£25.6m) - Renato Sanches (£31.50m) - Luke Shaw (£30m) - Vinicius Junior (£54.90m) - Kylian Mbappe (£121.50m) - Rodrygo (£40.50m) This means that Chelsea refused the 4th highest figure for a player aged 18 or under.
  7. 20. Callum Hudson-Odoi

    The answer to your question is easy. Imagine a hypothetical scenario (which I find quite possible) where the only way Chelsea would accept a winter sale would be if CHO is loaned back... and if that is the only way he's going to move to Bayern, then the three parties may agree, but two (Bayern and CHO) would need assurances that Chelsea would indeed be playing CHO. That's where the non-playing clause comes in.
  8. 20. Callum Hudson-Odoi

    I was imagining a Pulisic-style buy-and-loan-back (you keeping him since you're claiming you need him), but if you claim you need him and don't play him... well, then it'd be fair that you'd pay up for stalling a Bayern player's career. Like, wouldn't you be pissed off if Pulisic was always in the stands till the end of the season?
  9. 20. Callum Hudson-Odoi

    ... a lot of BS faith in his ability, IMO. When you have Coman and Gnabry not starting because Ribery and Robben kick up a fuss whenever they're benched or subbed out and the coach is almost scared of benching them... and also with the MULTIPLE daily dose hype from staff or players about new signing Alphonso Davies, he'd be lucky if he's even 5th choice for Bayern this season. Next season he'd be in a better situation. That said, Bayern's wingers are far more injury prone, so a 5th choice winger for Bayern is probably equal to a 3rd choice winger for Chelsea
  10. 20. Callum Hudson-Odoi

    Give the full context to that though mate... It was related to Bayern buying CHO in winter and loaning him back to Chelsea until the end of the season (like what you did with Pulisic), and Chelsea would have to pay Bayern (not CHO) for not playing the player... only fair because by not playing the guy he's not going to reach his potential and Bayern would end up suffering in the end. The non-playing fee gives a form of compensation to the owning club (which would be Bayern in this case) and allows the player (CHO) to have more trust in that he's going to be played.
  11. 20. Callum Hudson-Odoi

    Haha, think better than gold I don't know particularly about Max Bielefeld, but in general Sky Deutschland are highly reliable and don't have a reputation of just making stuff up. In general, the German press is far, far more reliable than the English one anyway... even tabloids like BILD are considered reliable.
  12. 20. Callum Hudson-Odoi

    I understand why you must feel lost, because I feel lost about it. Either I really expressed myself poorly or I don't know, but I never suggested that. At least definitely not intentionally.
  13. 20. Callum Hudson-Odoi

    A top reporter for Sky Deutschland In metal terms, that'd be somewhere between platinum and rhodium. But he's discussing topics that are usually leaked more from the owning club's side, i.e. I would expect something like this to be leaked to the English press first.
  14. 20. Callum Hudson-Odoi

    Hey that happens on BayernForum as well, no need to apologise for it, it's standard human behaviour. Same argument holds on statistics They're only good when they sustain our argument.