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Remember that guy Adama who had no end product and then all of a sudden it clicked and he got a big money move and now plays premier league and international football? 
 

Sometimes it’s worth having a gamble on a player. If they were the finished article, I doubt they would come to boro. Warnock in his credit seems to have a knack for spotting good wingers in his career. Just like you’d never think Pulis would be the man to get Adama firing, maybe Warnock would be able to help Burke?

Do we need numbers? Yes. Can he play in multiple positions? Yes. Is he still young and yet to his his peak? Yes. Has he got a lot to prove after a disappointing career? Yes. 
 

Just like when we signed Watmore, Ikpeazu, Morsy, Dijksteele and Bola.. sometimes it’s the names who don’t instantly fill you with excitement after looking at their stats who turn out to be solid players. Genuinely I love Uche, but if you’d have said to me that we would sign him at the end of the season I’d have laughed and said we could do better. How wrong I was (so far). 
 

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14 minutes ago, Borodane said:

Having just seen the Siliki youtube video I love him already🤣

I've fallen into that trap too. 🤣🤣

 

Looks very comfortable on the ball.

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9 minutes ago, ManBearPig said:

Just like when we signed Watmore, Ikpeazu, Morsy, Dijksteele and Bola.. sometimes it’s the names who don’t instantly fill you with excitement after looking at their stats who turn out to be solid players.

I suppose the main difference is the price. Those players you’ve listed were all shrewd signings coming in at less than £2m. 
 

I know they perhaps aren’t the most reliable but transfermarkt have Burke’s value down as £5.4m which is a rather expensive gamble. For the right price it might be worth considering.

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4 minutes ago, Smogzilla said:

I've fallen into thst trap too. 🤣🤣

 

Looks very comfortable on the ball.

Yes he looks like exactly what we’ve been missing for my money. Big strong lad in the midfield with some real power and technique. Doesn’t look like he’d have any issues adjusting to the physicality of the championship.

Trying not to get too carried away until it’s signed and sealed though as per usual.

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6 minutes ago, Dynamo Kev said:

you can watch full 90min of siliki vs chelsea in the champions league last season. its mad we are getting him. they must be skint. regular starter for a top end french side coming to us. its bonkers. hes lmin this match link.

 

https://www.chelseafc.com/es/videos/v/2020/11/25/full-match--rennes-1-2-chelsea--a----champions-league-highlights-qcJZoEE0

Problem is he's coming in on loan. If he impresses there is a good chance that bigger clubs will also be interested, and he could  just reject our offer and move elsewhere. But i guess beggars can't be choosers.

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8 minutes ago, Dynamo Kev said:

you can watch full 90min of siliki vs chelsea in the champions league last season. its mad we are getting him. they must be skint. regular starter for a top end french side coming to us. its bonkers. hes lmin this match link.

 

https://www.chelseafc.com/es/videos/v/2020/11/25/full-match--rennes-1-2-chelsea--a----champions-league-highlights-qcJZoEE0

Not fancied by the new manager only played 8 minutes of 16 games since he took over in March. 

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3 minutes ago, Borodane said:

Problem is he's coming in on loan. If he impresses there is a good chance that bigger clubs will also be interested, and he could  just reject our offer and move elsewhere. But i guess beggars can't be choosers.

yes mate he could but if we get promoted and can actually afford to buy him. why the hell wouldnt he sign.

hes LM this game first half just watched. he is not a winger at all. he is playing wide but in possession coming narrow and their LB is over lapping him. looks a tactial set up, the LB is decent going forward.

siliki is strong, sharp and has a lovely tough. he is a bit of a coup for us. deffo going to be straight into our cm. no doubt about it. hes way better than what we have.

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12 minutes ago, BoroYorkie said:

Not fancied by the new manager only played 8 minutes of 16 games since he took over in March. 

i think hes been injured quite a lot. that twitter post kind of makes sense. 'if you can keep him fit' comment. muscular injuries plague him. hes only 25. 

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sounds to me like Burke is definitely coming

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“He’s a good player, Oliver,” said Warnock, at this morning’s press call. “He’s alright, I like him. You’ll just have to wait and see…”

 

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