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William Saliba

Discussion in 'Transfer Rumours' started by Daisuk, 25 Jun 2019.

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  1. Daisuk

    Daisuk Jimmy Neighbour

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    Do it! :D

    Then again, if he's an arsenal target, he can't be very good.
     
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    metalgear Paul Robinson

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    YES! For bragging rights
     
  3. ricky2tricky4city

    ricky2tricky4city Dean Richards

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    How many Arsenal defensive signings should we have hijacked in the last 10 years?
     
  4. Lost Mango

    Lost Mango Ramon Vega

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    Not many but this isn't a Wenger defensive signing so there may actually be merit to it.
     
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    nayimfromthehalfwayline Les Medley

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    Speaking about Saliba, Mourinho told Metro: ‘I think he has everything needed to become a good player, much like Kurt Zouma, who I signed.’

    Cant work out if this is a compliment or not
     
  6. AjaxDeSuperYids

    AjaxDeSuperYids Gus Poyet

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    Its not really hijacking their target.

    If we are in for him it means he has been scouted extensively and we have decided to pursue a deal for him, perhaps earlier than planned as otherwise he’d be locked down by the anal.
     
  7. Jon

    Jon Vedran Corluka

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    I randomly caught a french game a few years back and saw zouma for the first time. He was absolutely unreal. An utter fudging beast. Stood out an absolute mile. He was unbeatable at the back and unplayable at set peices etc when he went up the other end. I thought ‘who the hell is this guy’!!!

    Was absolutely gutted when he then signed for the chels. Good for us to see that their ridiculous insistence on signing great potential players then slowly killing them via crap loans has paid off.

    I absolutely guarantee their is/was a player in there anyway.
     
  8. nayenezgani

    nayenezgani Jermaine Jenas

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    Zouma was very solid for Everton last season, think he's a pretty damn good player.
     
  9. nayimfromthehalfwayline

    nayimfromthehalfwayline Les Medley

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    Wasnt really a judgement on Zouma per se. Obviously he was poor at Chelsea, but seemed to do well at Everton (who want to buy him) and is young and improving...

    It was more Mourinho holding him up as a comparison for quality, given that he was very poor under him at Chelsea...
     
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    Denmark Spur Mitchell Thomas

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    Yiddo Edgar Davids

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    We are going to make an offer at some point, You won't know when, You won't know why, but it will happen, oh yes it will happen.


    What a load of gonad*s.
     
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    Gazza Mauricio Taricco

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    1p above above arsenals
     
  13. Jon

    Jon Vedran Corluka

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    So that tweet was giving notice that we’re going to give notice that we’re going to make an offer.





    Which will be immediately refused of course.
     
  14. spurspinter1

    spurspinter1 Ruel Fox

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    I think it's odd us going for any young CB if they aren't left footed, especially for the kind of money mentioned. We need Jan's heir apparent as Sanchez and Foyth look to have the other side covered no?
     
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    DubaiSpur Chris Perry

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    He's a right-sided CB, which counts against him (we have three of those already - and only one left-footed CB).

    He's also only 18, which counts against him (too young to immediately start or displace Sanchez/Verts).

    He's only played 19/20 full games, which is another mark against him (small sample size).

    Saint Etienne are also apparently demanding that the kid be loaned back to them for 19-20, to enable him to participate in their first Europa League campaign in ages. so that counts against him as well.

    So, all that makes this a bit of a weird one.

    However, what counts for him is that he's incredibly talented - lightning-quick, extremely mature for his age, confident dispossessing players without sliding in and good on the ball. He's also a physical unit at 1.86m, and has massive upside.

    So if we are indeed interested, it has some justification. Still a bit weird.
     
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    mudshark Dean Austin

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    I might be wrong, but right from the start, this has smelled to me like our supposed interest has just been trumped up by Arse fans in the media, so that when he finally goes there, it looks like they got one over.
     
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    Gutter Boy Tim Sherwood

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    He's on the phone
     
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    F10 Kevin-Prince Boateng

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    The word on teletext is that we have outbid Arsenal for this fella
     
  19. Daisuk

    Daisuk Jimmy Neighbour

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    Would love it just to spite the goons. :D

     
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    nayenezgani Jermaine Jenas

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    Makes sense if Toby's deal is nearing a conclusion.
     
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