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08 Dec 2019 16:55:47
Ibrahim Sissoko is his name.

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08 Dec 2019 16:53:30
For those that think players from the continent will join us some striker from the French second division has been linked to us he is 6'3 and has scored a decent amount of goals for his club.

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05 Dec 2019 13:43:02
We are reputed to want Connor Wickham on loan from Crystal Palace, they are calling him a striker, but i thought he was more of a attacking midfielder. He would need four games at least due to his lack of game time to get up full fitness.

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1.) 05 Dec 2019 14:07:14
Yes and hope he doesn't get injured in between them 4 games been to injury prone thanks but no thanks let's move on to the next made up story from the papers 😁.

2.) 05 Dec 2019 14:43:46
Connor Wickham, no thanks. Dwight Gale to Connor Wickham? Chalk and cheese.

3.) 05 Dec 2019 14:56:42
Daz, i understand if you do not rate him, but the comparison to Gayle is not something i understand. They are two different types of player, Gayle is without a doubt a out and out goal scorer, Wickham is a defence splitter that chips in with some goals. Skegsjay does have a good point though that injury prone players should not be brought in to the club, and Skegsjay thinks he is injury prone, i assume he knows he has kept tabs on him to some extent to say that.

4.) 05 Dec 2019 19:24:46
WTW I know they are two different types of player hence my comment chalk and cheese. Its goals we need not an injury prone player who will not get the goals required. Just think we could do better. Shane Long would be a player I would consider, needs to get his career back on track and he would get goals in the Championship and would probably be a cheaper option than DG?

5.) 05 Dec 2019 20:04:54
I did not get your post as you meant it either Daz, by saying chalk and cheese it looked as if you were saying they are both strikers, Galleries who is quality, to Wickham who's poor. We do need a goal getter but we also need someone to challenge Lolley to create and score goals.

6.) 05 Dec 2019 20:36:49
Sorry guys I should have explained myself better. We need a striker who will get goals and DG would be exactly that. Wickham is not a striker who will get us the goals, even if he does chip in with the odd goal or assist I just think we could do better? probably the wrong choice of words in my first post.

7.) 05 Dec 2019 22:59:21
Gayle and Wickham are both strikers. Wickham is a big strong No9 that's never quite kicked on. Watford in for him too apparently.

8.) 06 Dec 2019 11:52:48
SSWE I always thought a striker was either the number 11 whose main job was to score as many goals as possible, or the number 10 in combination with the number 11 when two are played up front and the number 9 is a feeder that chips in with a few goals.

9.) 06 Dec 2019 12:20:43
I supposed it's subjective but Wickham is a 6ft+ centre-forward. When he broke through, he made waves in the England youth set up and was supposed to be the next Alan Shearer. Obviously it didn't work out that way for him.

For me, a No9 is the man that plays centrally and leads the line and is often a target man. A No10 is traditionally more creative and floats around the No9, often dropping a bit deeper to get the ball to feet.

That's only a personal opinion though. I know different shirt numbers mean different things to different people, especially in different countries. For e. g. A No3 over here is a left-back but in Holland, traditionally, the No5 is the left back. Or a No5 in Argentina is often a deep-lying midfielder.

10.) 06 Dec 2019 13:08:18
Imo no thanks to Conor, hardly been ripping up trees and not worked out at Palace for him. Gayle (cheating aside), is proven at this level but unless it's a loan deal he's not worth 15 mil at 30.

I wonder if they are still keeping tabs on Shankland at Dundee.

11.) 06 Dec 2019 13:53:16
42 someone suggested Shane Long, what are your thoughts on him joining us.

12.) 06 Dec 2019 15:59:19
And again as I've said before will we get a big named striker that is going to sit on the bench and wait for grabbon to get injured were not going to change the system it works and we're not going to pay 10 to 15 million pound on a striker to sit on the bench we already have a number 10 that's cost us 13 million sitting on the bench it will be a up and coming foreign lad that we probably haven't heard off that will learn off grabbon we will probably invest more in a attacking midfielder or a attacking winger any way its good watching you come up with all these top strikers it's like reading the papers every morning lol 4 nil tonight uredddsss.

13.) 07 Dec 2019 14:11:42
WTW, Long always gives 100% and is full of running, really liked by the fans. Doesn't score that many for the Saints and usually used as a super sub for them, one of my mates is a Saints fan so watch them when on the box.

Would be decent in the Championship if he dropped down but 32 now so past his best I would think.

14.) 07 Dec 2019 23:52:35
We need to cut that one "short
"and don't even think about it.
Irish strikers in the twighlight of their career aren't the answer.



04 Dec 2019 20:08:19
Planning permission has been granted to extend the scouting, sports science, massage, recovery areas, a private suite for the owner to entertain guests. Things are now getting going, exciting times ahead.

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1.) 05 Dec 2019 07:10:05
Think its brilliant somewhere to go and lie down for a massage after a skin full on matchday. 😁😁😁.

2.) 05 Dec 2019 08:50:47
Ground should be brilliant can't wait however when finished will it hold 38000 or 36000 i'm hearing different things?

3.) 05 Dec 2019 11:21:43
Aps i suppose it is hoped 38,000, planning permission requirements could mean only 36,000 the council do however seem just as keen about the situation aswell as the fans and club.



02 Dec 2019 15:28:58
Danny Owen has reported Newcastle will be asking for £15m for Gayle but any club interested is likely to ask for a loan with a agreed permanent fee on the proviso that promotion is gained.

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1.) 02 Dec 2019 18:46:24
Well maybe we can put this one to bed ow 15 million having a laugh and it was also said Bruce wanted to keep him even if it's just for back up so let's move on and have a reality check.

2.) 02 Dec 2019 20:11:58
Skegsjay, i did not say we will get him, and i did not say we would pay £15m. What i have said it has been reported any team wanting him are likely to want to loan him with a view to buy should the team he goes to get promoted.

Are you saying any team, including ourselves could not afford £15m if we got to the Premier league.

3.) 02 Dec 2019 20:12:31
Just to repeat Skegsjay, Grabban was about 4,or 5 years older when we signed him and cost us £6m, so £15m for a proven striker is hardly massively overpriced.

4.) 02 Dec 2019 20:37:02
Walking the walk I wasn't on about you I was on about everyone that thinks we're getting him also it's not just the 15 million pound it's the silly wages we would after pay him also we play with a lone striker so who sits on the bench grabbon or gayle plus if I remember right assombongola was a proven championship goalscorer 15 million what's happened with him last couple of seasons there's no guarantee he will fit into our team it's a big old world of football mate and plenty of unknown quality strikers out there for a quarter of what we would pay for gayle and our recruitment staff will already know about these so let them get on with there job sow samba semedo etc peanuts for quality players as the meerkats say simples.

5.) 02 Dec 2019 21:25:36
Semedo is valued at 25 million by his club skeggs if we want to sign him.

6.) 02 Dec 2019 21:50:25
What's his wages though why we have him on loan no where near as much as gayles would be.

7.) 02 Dec 2019 21:53:14
And it is benfica 79 they like to put silly prices on players doesn't mean to say they would get any where near it.

8.) 03 Dec 2019 09:33:45
Grabban was 30yo when we signed him at £6m. Gayle is 30yo and going for an apparent £15m. There was not 4 or 5 years difference between them. How old do you think Grabban is? lol.

9.) 03 Dec 2019 09:59:12
For £15m i'd rather go younger. Ollie Watkins from Brentford? 23, knows where the goal is, will likely cost around the same price.

10.) 03 Dec 2019 10:50:17
SSWE Yes, obviously my bad, i was mixing up Murphy and Grabban doh.

11.) 03 Dec 2019 13:36:59
Hi Guys,

If I remember rightly Bruce stitched us up when he let surplus Hobbs leave Hull then sudenly called him back when it appeared they might make a few quid and held a gun to our head mid season to buy him back. Bruce will be behind this 15 mil sod him let's look elsewhere.

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13 Dec 2019 15:09:48
The BBC have written tht Yuri, and Samba are available for selection against SW. Pleasing to know.

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1.) 13 Dec 2019 16:48:14
Wouldn't take to much notice of them. They said Benalouane is sidelined, He completed 90 mins for the under 23s and scored today and old Glass Legs well. limped off with a slight ankle knock in August, expected back for the Stoke game. (May 2nd) 🎊🎉👍.



12 Dec 2019 15:15:34
A loan move for Carvalho with a view to a permanent move for 10 euros is the latest rumour, i can not see the club having anything to do with that, i would have thought should the club be willing to let Carvalho go it would only be on a permanent deal to release funds for new players, not just getting his wages off the books for a short while.

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1.) 12 Dec 2019 15:23:40
10 million euros that is.

2.) 12 Dec 2019 15:24:29
I know he’s a bit inconsistent but worth more than 10 euro😀.

3.) 12 Dec 2019 15:42:14
I'd go to £15. I've got a bench in my garden he can sit on and hold a fishing rod 😎.

4.) 12 Dec 2019 17:43:29

5.) 12 Dec 2019 19:45:32
Gonna be a loss on him and I think it's a generous offer for a player who has scored 14 in 140 games in his career and hssnt lived up to expectations. Its 10 million euros we can add to buying Jarrod Bowen.

6.) 12 Dec 2019 19:47:21
If it doesn't work out for him he can always carry on as a Peter Andre lookalike, better get practising Mysterious Girl Jao.

7.) 12 Dec 2019 21:11:48
That's "Insania"!

8.) 12 Dec 2019 21:34:49
Jarrod Bowen? Not a chance sadly.

9.) 12 Dec 2019 23:09:19
Cloughie at least get your facts right carvalho has only played 71 games many as a sub and scored 6 goals you can't count reserve team football.
Silva by the way is 202 games and 20 goals and he's hasn't scored in 20 for us.
Just saying and he also takes the corners a free kicks, some are easily blinded by effort.

10.) 12 Dec 2019 23:13:15
Bowen won't go sideways he'll go to the premier suit fester down to the ground to make another big profit.

11.) 12 Dec 2019 23:42:17
I'm a celebrity get him out of here 😁.

12.) 13 Dec 2019 00:57:36
Lol we bought a 13 million pound flop let's get rid and move on I could think of a lot better players we could of bought for 13 million and got us in top 2 by now bye carvahlo 😂😁👋.

13.) 13 Dec 2019 10:35:56
Have to agree Skegsjay JC just hasn't got it, if he ever had it, better off for him to be in a different side abroad making a success of himself.

14.) 13 Dec 2019 11:44:02
Don’t quite understand why anyone thinks carvallho would be a success abroad, moving countries won’t make any less lightweight and inconsistent.

15.) 13 Dec 2019 13:43:27
Stevie f i think Carvalho would do well abroad as in some leagues more space is available to players, that would suit Carvalho.

16.) 13 Dec 2019 14:35:54
WTW decent level leagues abroad give you time and space where you can’t hurt them, but quickly close you down in the danger areas, the championship is competitive but of mediocre standard, if he’s as good as some on here keep telling me, he should make it in this league.

17.) 13 Dec 2019 17:31:09
Fff79 so mate silva has a fractionally better goals to game percentage having played 131games more?

18.) 13 Dec 2019 21:12:47
Not for us he doesn't he won't score all season stevie and doesn't play to grabbans strength by quick passes to him then looking for the return.
Suppose he might get lucky and one of his wayward corners might go in.

19.) 13 Dec 2019 23:22:53
Fff79 have to agree Silva’s corners are dire, but when comparing him to jc you have to keep in mind the differential in their transfer fees, and understand why people have higher expectations of easily the most expensive signing in the clubs history,

20.) 14 Dec 2019 00:15:06
Exactly stevie that's everyone's problem with cavs "the fee" was it your money? Was it mine?
No the owers invested in it, he's 21 and they took a gamble don't blame cavs for the fee and expect a superstar overnight to come to a championship club just because of the fee.
Have a go at the owners if you feel disatified as it was their choice.
I've heard it all before worralls crap, cash is crap but burke's a world beater?
Well one those doesn't play for us anymore and he's tearing teams apart lol.
Just get off cavs back he disnt decide the fee and he's definitely a better player than Silva and will prove it wether its here or "fans " drive him out of the club.
Hes had no preseason due to a bad injury hardly played but has more goals and more assists than silva who plays most games, silva is the problem in home games he only does good work in his own half and that's not a no tens role.
When cavs came on he immediately set up grabban with a quick through ball and if grabs had passed a good ball to Watson it would have been game over.
What ball did Silva deliver in the whole game that created a chance?
Not one.

21.) 14 Dec 2019 10:50:59
Ff779 what were you expecting when we smashed our transfer record 2and a half times over? a raw lightweight novice? I don’t blame him for the fee or the fact he hasn’t got the ability most expected, what gets me down is all the hero worship he seems to get for very little contribution, hero worship was given to the likes of Baker, Moore, McKenzie, burns Pearce etc etc who actually did something to earn it.



11 Dec 2019 21:54:39
Most of tonights results have gone our way. 😎

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1.) 11 Dec 2019 23:54:48
They go any which way WTW every side other than Leeds and WBA think that every week, need to increase the revenue for keeping fans on the edge? .
You beat QPR one day 4 nil and then they win a couple and we can't get a win?
Funny old game.

2.) 12 Dec 2019 10:31:22
Warburton got two things right for us 79 with hiim in charge of Forest we beat Qpr 4-0, and with him in charge of Qpr we beat them 4-0, what a nice man. 🤣



11 Dec 2019 10:02:42
I love Sabri's honesty, he had the guts to say once we scored the players went back 20 yards as if they were afraid to win, we need to show character.

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1.) 11 Dec 2019 10:51:50
He been saying it for months WTW but still we keep doing it. His job and his coaching staff to sort it.



07 Dec 2019 13:56:07
Sabri was big enough to admit he made a mistake with the way he set up the team last night when interviewed. You can take what he did in different ways, you could say he was trying to use different tactics to throw Millwall off and unsettle their way of playing, although it did not work at least he has a plan B, or you could say why change what has worked fairly well so far. It just shows how hard being in charge of a team is, had it come off we would have been singing 🎶 his praises but now his change of tactics are being questioned by some. My only complaint is that the team should have been able to hang on once they got in front, but as some have said most of us would have taken a point at their place before the game. It is all part of Sabri's learning curve in this countries football and i think he has done really well so far and fingers crossed we can stay in the top six and for the first time in ages get through a entire season with the same man in charge.

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1.) 07 Dec 2019 14:24:36
The very fact that we are feeling like it's a defeat speaks volumes.

2.) 07 Dec 2019 18:34:04
Playing 541 with Mir upfront against an average side was never going to work.
Not one fan on here would have picked that team.

3.) 07 Dec 2019 19:46:23
While that's true olly, we as fans don't know if grabban had a slight knock or needed a rest?
Lamouchi hands are tied up front as mir is his only option, not his fault it's the cards he was dealt.
Hes done a remarkable job considering his late appointment and his lack of knowledge of this league.
Take the positives out of the game that he saw he made a mistake and don't dwell on the negatives.




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08 Dec 2019 12:19:33
Skegsjay feels Carvalho will be leaving in January, maybe Skegsjay is right. If Carvalho leaves it could mean someone will come in that is better than Silva and Carvalvo while a decent back up to Grabs Two joins the team. The transfer window is going to be interesting to see who,and how many comes in.

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08 Dec 2019 00:34:40
Like i said about Osborn for about two seasons he had the most assists in the Championship, yet he cost nothing and kep getting stick, as for his true position it is not his fault every manager liked he could cover different positions and therefore played him in them, Not Bad having the Most Assists in the Championship for a player that does not know his best position yet still got slated. Yet you think Carvalho only gets slated because of his value. 🤔🤔🤔.

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07 Dec 2019 22:03:49
He broken up more other teams attacks than Carvalho has assists and goals to his name. Carvalho thinks making a tackle to get the ball back so he can create something for us is beneath him, it is a team sport, gone are days when you can carry a player untill he decides to pick the perfect pass, or show a bit of skill then scores. Like i have said i hope he can make the grade but he needs to do sooner rather than later. I notice you have not mentioned anything about Osborn costing nothing and still getting stick.

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07 Dec 2019 21:03:48
I think Silva has adapted to English football better, and he has not been at the club anywhere near as long as Carvalho, if Sabri plays him with the aim of scoring i think he is capable of doing it. L

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07 Dec 2019 20:26:12
I can not agree with you on that one 79, Osborn cost us nothing yet inspite him giving 100% every game and in a couple of seasons having the most assists in a Championship season some kept on his case only mentioned his weaknesses. You off course do not agree but for me when a player has cost the club a lot of money by their standards then i'm inclined to expect more from that player.

Carvalho was unlucky to have missed a lot of the pre season because he got clobbered and was out as a result but he should be more consistent by now. I hope he makes the grade it is down to the owners not the fans to make the final decision on his fate.

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13 Dec 2019 14:54:39
Do you rate Chema 79, some players will not be with us in the long term, perhaps Chema will.

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13 Dec 2019 14:51:13
79 you say Silva plays deep, and Carvalvo links up play by playing further up field, it that not down to how Sabri wants them to play. If Sabri does not want Silva to play deep but Silva still does then Sabri is to blame for selecting him.

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13 Dec 2019 13:43:27
Stevie f i think Carvalho would do well abroad as in some leagues more space is available to players, that would suit Carvalho.

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13 Dec 2019 13:40:17
Whether it be a manager not getting the best out of a player because he is played out of position, the managers set does not suit the player, the managers and the players personalitys clash, or any other reason anyone can think of it has always happened, and it will happen in the future with other Managers / Head Coaches.

The telling thing about Carvalho for me is when he was getting regular game time when he first joined he must have known he was strong enough yet he seems to have done very little about building his strength up in all the time he has been with us. Speed is not always important if you have a good footballing brain to go with the required strength and skill set.

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12 Dec 2019 15:23:40
10 million euros that is.

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