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About oldportblue

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  • Birthday 01/14/1989

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  • Bio in God I trust
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  • Location Montréal/Москва
  • Favourite Chelsea Player Eden Hazard
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  • First Match chelsea v. psg friendly in nyc
  • Memory di matteo fa cup final screamer, of course munich, back to back PL titles, barca away in 201, spuds fa semi at wembley 5-1, 6-0 v. arse on wenger's 1000th game, too many other great memories...


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  1. 19. Mason Mount

    lol never seen such nonsense... he is a world class prospect at the #8 role and anyone who says otherwise either has a personal agenda against mount or simply doesn’t understand football Was motm yesterday yet again in his actual position as #8 Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    [emoji30][emoji30][emoji30] I should’ve checked if he actually said it before getting excited... Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    fair enough, personally I'm interested in both our future plans and how we play and develop as a team now but to each his own. To me, Haland would be our best signing in the history of the club if we were to complete it so naturally this possibility excites me but I understand that not everyone shares these feelings
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    Thanks... I guess.
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    the club is already thinking about next summer for sure, we apparently started thinking about/discussing with havertz more than a year before signing him, don't see the harm in discussing rumors from trustworthy sources, even if they relate all the way to next summer, especially in the "chelsea tranfer pub" forum... as to romano, you mentioned the rumors being based on a haland quote and I corrected you and brought up that the trustworthy romano has talked about it. You may not care what he says but he is usually spot on and doesn't often peddle BS stories like some others do so when he says something like this, it has some weight to it for many (myself included). I'm sure there are plenty of ways of fitting Haland and werner into the same line-up, be it 442, werner on the wing, occasional 433 or 4231 with rotation... Again not saying it's gonna happen that we sign haland, just find it funny when people (not you necessarily) dismiss this out of hand as something that won't/can't happen...
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    The players we've signed all said he was a huge factor, if Haland already admires lamps, I don't see how it wouldn't be a factor but agree to disagree I guess. I am however very happy that roman seems to be much more ambitious than you are when it comes to going for top generational talents lol
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    maybe, maybe not... but now what we do have to attract more young top talent is a core of top quality top talent already at the club. IMO this will make chelsea a very appealing proposition next summer, if we perform this year as our talent is capable of.. Matt Law already stated that we will be going big next summer again so who knows, maybe the same/similar situation could even happen again, one where we are willing to spend big but some others aren't. Again don't necessarily think we will sign rice-gimenez-haland next summer but I could see us getting 2/3 (or some other top CB target other than gimenez) if we manage to sell some of our surplus players for acceptable fees.
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    ummm because haland is a generational talent who has all the tools to become one of the greatest strikers of the modern era...? as good as tammy is, he is not in haland's class unfortunately As to playing fifa/football manager, you would have probably said that last April too if someone told you we were about to sign havertz, werner, chillwell, ziyech, silva, mendy etc and yet it still happened. Not to mention that Matt Law already explicitly said that for phase II of this chelsea revolution next summer will also go very big as we did this summer. Yes Lampard already sold his vision successfully to two of the most sought after young attacking players in the world in havertz and werner, and with Hlanad who is already a huge admirer of his, he has the opportunity to do it again... I really don't see why haland being a huge lampard admirer "will not be a factor" as you claim. It's ridiculous to claim it as a fact that he's going to one of the manchester clubs, if you say it's a feeling you have or hunch, sure, but to state it emphatically is ridiculous imo.
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    it's not based on a quote (although he did say that), it's based on fabrizio romano's latest podcast episode... Don't see why we couldn't get both next summer, especially if we manage to sell some unwanted players like jorginho, alonso, palmieri, michy, barkley etc... (not saying it's gonna happen but it is in now way beyond the realm of possibility)
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    and now rumors of much higher quality (fabrizio romano) are saying we want to sign him so.... We would let go of Tammy in the blink of an eye if we had the chance to sign Haland. (love Tammy but the truth is the truth) And of course being a huge lampard admirer plays a role lol. Did you not listen to werner, chillwell, havertz, silva who all credited lamps as the main reason they came (among other reasons of course). Of course neither of us know for sure where he'll end up but to categorically state that "Haaland would end up in one of the Manchester clubs" is ridiculous imo
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    based on what? we have as good a chance as them if not better... he's already on record as being a huge lampard admirer
  12. Chelsea Transfer Pub

    according to 90min twitter account, spurs won the transfer window [emoji1787] probably a bad case of recency bias, in terms of just seeing spurs demolish MU the other day lol Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  13. Declan Rice

    because he’s an amazing young player who is captain at 21, good technically and has good physicality (something we need), is used to the PL, is a great leader, already in the England starting XI, fits our exact needs in terms of dm/cb and is a lifelong chelsea fan too... seems pretty obvious to me lol Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    dp Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    true but could he play lone DM in a 433 with two #8s alongside him? not so sure... I think ideally we would want a player that could but at least partey would make us more solid in a 4231 if he were to play alongside kante instead of kovacic Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk