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Gedson Fernandes

Discussion in 'Spurs News & Views' started by mjc23, 15 Jan 2020.

  1. mjc23

    mjc23 Naybet

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    Confirmed
    18 month loan
     
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    mjc23 Naybet

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    mjc23 Naybet

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    We are delighted to announce that we have reached agreement for the 18-month loan of Gedson Fernandes from Benfica with an option to make the transfer permanent.

    The midfielder will wear the number 30 shirt for the remainder of this season.

    A product of the Benfica academy, Gedson made his first team debut last season and was named the Primeira Liga's Best Young Player of the Month for August. He went on to finish the season as a league champion, making 22 appearances as The Eagles secured their 37th Primeira Liga title. In total, he has made 53 appearances in all competitions for Benfica, scoring three times.

    On the international stage, he has made more than 50 appearances for Portugal, representing his country at every age group from Under-15 upwards, including winning two caps for the senior team to date. He was also a member of the Portugal side that won the UEFA European Under-17 Championship in 2016.
     
  4. nayenezgani

    nayenezgani Vedran Corluka

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    Nice! Welcome Gedson. Best of luck.
     
  5. nayenezgani

    nayenezgani Vedran Corluka

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    Already speaks pretty good English, obviously with his family having moved here.

     
  6. mjc23

    mjc23 Naybet

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    Wearing the same number that Sandro wore. Hopefully he can add his energy and aggression and avoid the physio room.
    Wonder how long before we see him play?
     
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    Huddy Roman Pavlyuchenko

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    Welcome Gedson

    The lad obviously has talent, lets hope it doesn't take long for him to show it on the pitch.
     
  8. nayimfromthehalfwayline

    nayimfromthehalfwayline Andy Thompson

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    Looks a busy midfield to me...
     
  9. SteveAWOL

    SteveAWOL Johnny Morrison

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    Hopefully the answer to our CMF issues... the fact that he was usurped by Adel Taarabt at Benfica suggests that he’s no wide player!

     
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    DeanoAustin Ruel Fox

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    Be interesting to test Poch's theory that players need 6-12 months to be ready for this league with Fernandes.

    I know nothing about the lad but good that we have sought to address a problem area early in the window.
     
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    Modric THFC Paul Robinson

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    3 league starts in all of 2019.

    The only reason he is here is Jorges Mendes.

    His only assets are his speed and ability to dribble. He'll be outmuscled in the Premier League. More Onomah than Sissoko.

    There goes another non homegrown squad place.

    And that's a ridiculous loan fee. Most to agents no doubt.
     
  12. Dicko

    Dicko Mido

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    Hasn't been picked for a league game since October after falling out of favour... doesnt sound too positive. Still, willing to give anyone a chance in CM right now.
     
  13. K.D.D.D.D.Soc

    K.D.D.D.D.Soc Edgar Davids

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    Wow this bloke is rubbish before he's even kicked a ball, he may not be the answer to our problems, but I'll see him play a few games before writing him off.
     
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    a spur from swansea Ramon Vega

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    Can he take corners and free kicks ....check his stats???
     
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    SteveAWOL Johnny Morrison

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    StephenH Luka Modric

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    Give it 18 months and Daniel will take another run at this £55m!! in this 'contract'. Benfica is broke and has such serious debt problems.
     
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    Robbo John Lacy

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    LemonadeMoney Steffen Iversen

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    Gedson!
    He's a kid, playing for the Spurs
    Gedson!
    On loan, cos we can't afford transfers
    Gedson!
    When the pigeons are pecking at his stats
    Gedson!
    All waiting for his first miss-timed pass

    Gedson, Fernandes, Gedson!
     
  19. Finney Is Back

    Finney Is Back Alf Ramsey

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    He started quite a lot of games at Benfica the season before though. One never knows all of the reasons why a player is dropped. It could be that he was poor, it could be that the manager wanted to play a different way that didn't suit him, it could be a contractual/agent dispute. It could be anything.

    The fact that he got capped by Portugal at such a young age says to me that he must have something about him. Lets see what he is like over the next 18 months. If he doesn't work out then it has cost us very little.
     
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    AdamB Tom Huddlestone

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    GLC's set pieces are decent
     

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