Players you'd like us to sign thread

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Re: Players you'd like us to sign thread

by Crowbar6753 » 21 Mar 2017 20:09

In all honesty, I feel we have a good, young squad who could make the transition quite well. Players like Moore, Swift, Obita etc could acclimatise to PL football fairly smoothly.

But I would say we would need about 7 or 8 signings to actually hold our own and be enough of a threat to avoid relegation. Our complete forward line and wingers IMO are not up to PL standard. You can strengthen the defence as much as you like, but we would be cannon fodder if we weren't a threat at the other end.

Ftr I think we are far better prepared than other current playoff counterparts. The likes of Leeds would need to invest far more than the likes of ourselves.


I agree, i think once our squad settled into the premiership (If we got there), we would do ok, teams tend to get more time to play than in the Chumpionship so i feel our style of play would suit us fine. Against the Manc's in the cup we were like rabbits in headlights for the first 30 mins, but once we settled down we played ok, and we were playing the most expensive club assembled in the country lol.
But i also agree, we would need 6-8 new faces for depth of which 3 of these would need to be a whole new strike force, and whats the going rate for a decent premier league strike force these days? 30 mill minimum :shock:

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Re: Players you'd like us to sign thread

by Crowbar6753 » 21 Mar 2017 20:15

Look at Grabban and Rhodes for example? 20 million for the pair of them and they hardly lit up the premiership, and Grabban tbh hasn't even done anything yet for us. And Hogan, another championship star stayed in the championship for 14 million.
So eastern Europeans and aging prem players it is then :D

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Re: Players you'd like us to sign thread

by royalp-we » 30 Mar 2017 10:22

In conclusion, Basingstoke-born & with Dutch league experience; I think we should pull out all the stops to get Dominic Solanke who, like Swift, may be available on a Free. But he'll be attracting many suitors.

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Re: Players you'd like us to sign thread

by maffff » 30 Mar 2017 13:23

royalp-we wrote:In conclusion, Basingstoke-born & with Dutch league experience; I think we should pull out all the stops to get Dominic Solanke who, like Swift, may be available on a Free. But he'll be attracting many suitors.


+1

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Re: Players you'd like us to sign thread

by genome » 21 Apr 2017 17:39

If we went up - I think we should take a look at Jota. Looks way too good for the Championship and would suit our style IMO.


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Re: Players you'd like us to sign thread

by Royalwaster » 21 Apr 2017 19:40

genome wrote:If we went up - I think we should take a look at Jota. Looks way too good for the Championship and would suit our style IMO.

Agreed but maybe a bit lightweight for prem?

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Re: Players you'd like us to sign thread

by Schards#2 » 21 Apr 2017 20:51

Assuming we go up.......

Joe Hart

Shane Long

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Re: Players you'd like us to sign thread

by genome » 22 Apr 2017 18:01

Royalwaster wrote:
genome wrote:If we went up - I think we should take a look at Jota. Looks way too good for the Championship and would suit our style IMO.

Agreed but maybe a bit lightweight for prem?


I don't think that kind of thing really matters as long as they're played in the right position. Another brace today.

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Re: Players you'd like us to sign thread

by Top Flight » 23 Apr 2017 13:32

I'd like us to sign the Adelaide United starlet Riley McGree.

I've seen him play a few times this season for Adelaide on BT Sport when they show the A League on Saturday and Sunday mornings. He looks a very classy player. Definitely Australia's hottest prospect.

Has anyone else seen this lad perform for the Reds this season? His signature could be a great capture for RFC.


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Re: Players you'd like us to sign thread

by Top Flight » 23 Apr 2017 13:34

Schards#2 wrote:Assuming we go up.......

Joe Hart

Shane Long


I'd love to see the return of Shane Long.

Also if Swansea get relegated a homecoming for Gylfi would be a great move for us as well.

Joe Hart is also a good shout. Can't see that one happening though.

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Re: Players you'd like us to sign thread

by Top Flight » 23 Apr 2017 13:36

I also like the look of Botafogo's Camilo. I reckon he could do a job for us in the Premier League. He has enough flair.

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Re: Players you'd like us to sign thread

by Top Flight » 23 Apr 2017 13:38

Another possibly realistic move for Reading could be a swoop for the Iranian Messi. Sardar Azmoun. He currently plays for FC Rostov. I think Klopp was interested to try and take him to Liverpool. He might be slightly out of our range but you never know.

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Re: Players you'd like us to sign thread

by genome » 24 Apr 2017 09:29

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Re: Players you'd like us to sign thread

by maffff » 26 Apr 2017 20:15

Top Flight wrote:I also like the look of Botafogo's Camilo. I reckon he could do a job for us in the Premier League. He has enough flair.

Going to the Brazilian league, I'd love Giorgian De Arrascaeta to ply his trade in the English leagues.

I reckon Thonny Anderson from their youth team has a hell of a career ahead of himself too.

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Re: Players you'd like us to sign thread

by John Smith » 03 May 2017 10:06

Looks like a bit of an exodus at Norwich this summer, likely based on wages. If that's the case then maybe a raid on a few stars if we go up? Jerome, Ruddy and Howson, perhaps?

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Re: Players you'd like us to sign thread

by muirinho » 03 May 2017 10:37

John Smith wrote:Looks like a bit of an exodus at Norwich this summer, likely based on wages. If that's the case then maybe a raid on a few stars if we go up? Jerome, Ruddy and Howson, perhaps?


Is Ruddy really an upgrade on alHabsi? We've got some decent goalkeeping prospects coming through too.

What about Steven Naismith?

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Re: Players you'd like us to sign thread

by Hound » 03 May 2017 10:43

I like the look of Brentford this season. Obviously defensively they are not great, but they have some real quality up front and in midfield. I'd be sniffing around them, seeing if the likes of Vibe or Jota may be available.

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Re: Players you'd like us to sign thread

by NewCorkSeth » 03 May 2017 11:24

Wouldnt say no to Bassong if the wages were cheap.

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Re: Players you'd like us to sign thread

by NewCorkSeth » 03 May 2017 11:25

muirinho wrote:
John Smith wrote:Looks like a bit of an exodus at Norwich this summer, likely based on wages. If that's the case then maybe a raid on a few stars if we go up? Jerome, Ruddy and Howson, perhaps?


Is Ruddy really an upgrade on alHabsi? We've got some decent goalkeeping prospects coming through too.

What about Steven Naismith?

Dont think hes on the release list?

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Re: Players you'd like us to sign thread

by muirinho » 03 May 2017 11:29

NewCorkSeth wrote:
muirinho wrote:
John Smith wrote:Looks like a bit of an exodus at Norwich this summer, likely based on wages. If that's the case then maybe a raid on a few stars if we go up? Jerome, Ruddy and Howson, perhaps?


Is Ruddy really an upgrade on alHabsi? We've got some decent goalkeeping prospects coming through too.

What about Steven Naismith?

Dont think hes on the release list?


Apparently, if he isn't now, he will be.

http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/sport/foot ... h-10345083

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