January defenders

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  1. karen7

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    Why do you have to believe me,i watch and read peps every word,he has said no so we'll see if he changes his mind or not
     
  2. Keeper!

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    I know we had a deal for a French based Midfielder which is now on hold until the summer, hopefully that means we will sign a CB
     
  3. Emperador 99

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    Who the French midfielder is?
     
  4. domalino

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    I'd guess Aouar?
     
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  5. domalino

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    Posts like this always make me chuckle, as if when we go to buy a big name CB in January the person at that club is going to think, "Well Guardiola said they weren't going to buy so I guess they're not desperate, better make sure we keep them at the negotiating table!".

    You're buying a CB in January, everyone knows you're desperate. Not to mention none of these clubs want to sell a top quality CB mid-season, if you try and play hard ball over price, they'll just put the phone down and laugh, grateful they've got a legitimate excuse to give to the player who wanted to move why the deal fell through.

    We've seen this so many times, with Walker, Mendy, KDB - long protracted "negotiations" that end up with us paying 99% of the original price. It's not that Txiki is a bad negotiator, it's that these deals are much more transactional than they used to be.
     
  6. ONTHERUNWITHTHAKSIN

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    We are not going to say we are desperate for a CB which is stating what we have currently is not good enough (it's not) and demotivating current player optoions
     
  7. Barcon

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    Thanks for the reply.
     
  8. northwichblue

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    Who's the better Garcia or THB
     
  9. Keeper!

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    French based!
     
  10. domalino

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    They're very different types of player. Garcia better with the ball and seems to be a very mature decision maker; THB is more aggressive and physical.

    I think Pep would prefer Garcia, but they make a great pairing so it would be amazing if we could keep them together.
     

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