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The Summer/Autumn transfers thread 2020 aka TURN DOWN FOR WHAT(more)

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6 minutes ago, macapes said:

Everton aren't in a rush though, longer they wait, more desperate some teams might get, more money they can get.  Nothing in it for Everton in getting it done early. 

In case Everton have missed the news this week clubs outside of the Premiership may not be in existence come the next Transfer Window. No Championship club except perhaps Derby and Wednesday would countenance a player on £75K a week. The extra £5K that they "might" get could just as easily mean they end up stuck with him doing nothing on those wages. Ultimately if the Player doesn't want to go to Club A or B then he can sit it out. If he wants to play football then his agent could have got things moving earlier. I'm not convinced that signings at this stage are done with total commitment from either party.

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2 minutes ago, Changing Times said:

It's a business negotiation mate.  Everton ideally want us to pay 100% of his wages.  We ideally want to pay 0% of his wages.  We need to find where the point is that both clubs are happy and Everton are going to wait in case a better offer comes in most likely.

This is what held up the Betenelli deal. It’s a negotiation between the clubs until they reach a %age acceptable to both.

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Don't we have a similar dance every transfer deadline. Nothing nothing nothing player x linked (either premier league surplus of exciting foreigner) everyone gets excited. Window closes with nothing happening.

 

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4 minutes ago, Changing Times said:

It's a business negotiation mate.  Everton ideally want us to pay 100% of his wages.  We ideally want to pay 0% of his wages.  We need to find where the point is that both clubs are happy and Everton are going to wait in case a better offer comes in most likely.

I would guess that there are Championship Clubs whose first eleven aren't on £75K a week combined. Everton and Bolasie missed last weeks far more lucrative window if they wanted a serious contribution towards his bank account. They either have a clearance sticker on him now or they bin him in the morning when his sell by date is up. All three parties are wise enough to know what is realistic especially in the current climate.

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18 minutes ago, macapes said:

Everton aren't in a rush though, longer they wait, more desperate some teams might get, more money they can get.  Nothing in it for Everton in getting it done early. 

There is if they end up stuck with him.

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Someone mentioned this morning that fry had started following bolasie on Twitter, I’m clutching at straws but damn it I can hope. 
 

anything but Lee Gregory 

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6 minutes ago, Redcar Rioja said:

I would guess that there are Championship Clubs whose first eleven aren't on £75K a week combined. Everton and Bolasie missed last weeks far more lucrative window if they wanted a serious contribution towards his bank account. They either have a clearance sticker on him now or they bin him in the morning when his sell by date is up. All three parties are wise enough to know what is realistic especially in the current climate.

Yes but Everton still want the best deal that they can get.

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Lee Gregory isn’t bad if he’s our 4th choice striker. He adds something different, and is probably happy to be a bench warmer.

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2 minutes ago, Changing Times said:

Yes but Everton still want the best deal that they can get.

Must be down to thrupenny bits, tadpoles and a half chewed Bazooka Joe at this stage then.

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It’s gone quiet on Nat Phillips which is disappointing. I wonder if Liverpool wanted a loan fee?

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3 minutes ago, BoroSmoggie said:

Lee Gregory isn’t bad if he’s our 4th choice striker. He adds something different, and is probably happy to be a bench warmer.

He done well in the Conference with Halifax and one season in League one with Millwall. That's his level unfortunately, a totally pointless signing if ever I saw one, in fact it's right up there with Gestede and Lee Miller.

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