Matthijs de Ligt

Discussion in 'Transfer forum' started by BlueDejong, 21 Feb 2018.

  1. cityzennn93:20

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    Our squad is good but no doubt could get better. Sitting there and saying it's great and we don't need to sign top players is exactly what will stop us from progressing further. Had we payed the fee van dijk would have been ours and the title race this season would be non existent. Had we payed up for mbappe we would have aguero replacement set for the next 10 years. Had we payed up for de Jong our midfield would have been taken to the next level. if we payed up for de ligt again our defense would be set for years to come.

    Just because Sanchez and Fred worked out doesn't mean it's a viable long term policy and that every player we won't pay up for wouldn't have improved us. Wether we like it or not our perception as a club will always be that of a money club and players know we can afford it. We aren't the only top team in the world and we can't say that their shit or have a weak mentality if they join another team.
     
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  2. abu13

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    So £300k a week on top of the £400k a week for Sanchez, but it's us that are inflating the transfer market.
     
  3. Kinkladze 1

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    Can’t understand why he’d go to Utd. The club is an embarrassment and everyone knows it. If I had my pick of elite clubs they wouldn’t even be on my list of possibles.
     
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  4. mosssideblue

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    He wanted to play for the scousers
    Pure speculation
    I have just twigged, you are a Fifa 19 keyboard manager - good god mate get real ffs
     
  5. Tugay One Cup

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    He went to Liverpool because we weren't willing to pay the fee to Southampton and, presumably, didn't fancy paying him what he felt he was worth.
     
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    IIRC he was tapped up illegally by Liverpool and they were prevented from buying him at that window, but he held out so that he could join them at a later date
     
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  7. Tb1981

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    He won’t
    He is just trying to get more money off Barca
    Best mate just signed for them
    They just won league
    He was in champions league semis and won’t want Europa league
    No chance of this deal

    The fact city and PSG are not being used suggests it’s a done deal to Barca to me
     
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  8. cityzennn93:20

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    He wanted to go there because they were literally the only top team that would pay him and Southampton what they want. And your calling me a FIFA manager but all those players were realistic at the time of us targeting them. Maguire would cost around the same as de ligt if not slightly less. De Jong cost Barca 65m if we valued him more we could have afforded mbappe.

    These were all realistic targets I'm not saying we should sign Messi and Ronaldo in the same year. That would be FIFA managing.
     
  9. Tugay One Cup

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    We made an enquiry with Southampton but when Sorriano informed Mubarak of the fee then we decided to start pursuing other options.
     
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    You’re talking about VVD.
    1. How are Liverpool his own team?
    2. He finished 2nd, fantastic accomplishment if you read the Daily Mail, I suppose it’s as good as winning.
    3. I’m sure if you gave him the opportunity of playing in a Champions League final or 5 medals he would take the 5 medals, Raheem Sterling agrees too.

    I mean, anyone can see this.
     
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