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Buffon

Discussion in 'Transfer Rumours' started by Robbo, 17 May 2018.

  1. Robbo

    Robbo Vedran Corluka

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    Leaving Juve, but not retiring. Reportedly considering offers from several clubs.

    Not that I think we need a new keeper - but would you? He is a leader and a proven winner. A bit old though .
     
  2. billyiddo

    billyiddo Colin Calderwood Staff Member

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    Bit of a facist isnt he?
     
  3. DeleHarry

    DeleHarry Pascal Chimbonda

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    A winner, leader and a character
     
  4. Rorschach

    Rorschach Barry Daines

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    Looking for a big payday I imagine.

    I could see the benefit of having a character like that around though. How's his English?
     
  5. galeforce

    galeforce Erik Thorstvedt

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    He's probably better than Hugo, even now, but doesn't have as many years left, would hurt us long term to alienate Lloris.
     
  6. monkeybarry

    monkeybarry Mitchell Thomas

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  7. alekaras

    alekaras Teemu Tainio

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    Buffon is exactly the kind of character we want. But we don't really need a 40-year old goalkeeper, plus he will not likely go to a team where he will be a bench warmer. But in terms of leadership, man he would be great.
     
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    Charlie Ben Thatcher

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    Gutter Boy Tim Sherwood

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    Doesn't he like tossing in the dressing room or something? Get his eye in before matches, like medieval archers used to?
     
  10. parklane1

    parklane1 Tom Huddlestone

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    This.
     
  11. galeforce

    galeforce Erik Thorstvedt

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    all footballers do that don't they?
     
  12. Denmark Spur

    Denmark Spur Milija Aleksic

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    Seedy Ron Mauricio Taricco

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    Not bothered about winning that Champions League then?

    If he's not retiring, why leave Juve? The pay day obviously, but I'd assume he's making a ton of money anyway, and even when he's 50 he'll be better than Sneezy will ever be.
     
  14. StephenH

    StephenH Pedro Mendes

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    He’s brilliant
     
  15. scaramanga

    scaramanga Barry Daines Staff Member

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    No, that's just what they told you at the Chelsea under 8s training camp.
     
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  16. Gazza Dazzla

    Gazza Dazzla Young-Pyo Lee

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    Amazing keeper, one of my favorites, however he did go down quite considerably in my estimation with the attack on the ref the other week. It’s one thing losing it at the time, understandable even, but after the match, having seen the replays, he should have toned it down.
     
  17. afsoc4life

    afsoc4life Steve Hodge

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    For all his ability and leadership qualities, I do not want him at Spurs - He is a dingdonghead IMHO
     
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  18. alekaras

    alekaras Teemu Tainio

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    Based on what are you saying that? He wears his heart on his sleeve, but I wouldn't call him a dingdonghead. He's probably one of the classiest players to grace a football pitch and he seems like a real mensch. But even if he were a dingdonghead, if he joined us he would be OUR dingdonghead. Nothing wrong with that and we need more of it.
     
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    StephenH Pedro Mendes

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    One of greatest “dingdongheads” to ever play the game.
    They don’t come much better.
     
  20. glasgowspur

    glasgowspur Gerry Armstrong

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    Past it though, if we going to sign an older player at sign one with some milage in him.
     

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