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I wonder if there was an element of looking at alternative options in case something went wrong with Payero, or that there was interest in Tavernier which has since gone away.

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Offer has been accepted bauser has had his critics but he has pulled masterstrokes on both of these.  Now over to you Leo!  Payero small issues look sorted should be an announcement tomorrow or f

Gibson doing a Gibson. Having another punt, pushing for Bolasie, this Argentinian and money available for a couple more. (Not a lot though) Spence going for £5m

Not been keeping up but Sporar should be sorted by Tuesday 

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12 minutes ago, Changing Times said:

£150k for a player who isn't that good isn't a bargain, it's just wasting £150k.  We're clearly looking for better.

eye, a player costing 150k and then 4k wages per week to sit on the bench. bad business isnt it. its why we got into this mess signing lads to not play them(multi million pound deals in recent past). utterly pointless and rightly so warnock is trying to change it. let the kids be back ups. we are running a tight ship, look after the pennies.

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5 minutes ago, Tom said:

I wonder if there was an element of looking at alternative options in case something went wrong with Payero, or that there was interest in Tavernier which has since gone away.

I think that's looking too much into it.  I thought Keith Curle recommended him to us?  'Neil, I've got this player here, I think he can make the step up to Championship level, we'd be looking for about X amount.  Why don't you take him on trial for week and have a closer look'.  We did that but he hasn't impressed enough so we're not taking it further.

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I think Oldham fans mentioned he was quite lazy when defending. Probably a good chance it would have been another Roberts situation where he never plays

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46 minutes ago, Mr_Maz said:

from Curle

"“Dylan was invited to go up to Middlesbrough and they looked after him superbly well and made him very welcome which is a sign of an excellent football club. Dylan gave a very good account of himself but they just felt where they’re at now and how they want to get promoted, he wouldn't get the right amount of game time for his development and career."

If we're not gonna play him then yeah, no point paying any money for him. Bit of a shame from my perspective as I thought he looked good but as we said, it was Bishop Auckland at the end of the day. I wouldn't want us to spend the money if he wasn't gonna have a chance. If he was 4 years younger I might have been more concerned.

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11 minutes ago, Changing Times said:

I think that's looking too much into it.  I thought Keith Curle recommended him to us?  'Neil, I've got this player here, I think he can make the step up to Championship level, we'd be looking for about X amount.  Why don't you take him on trial for week and have a closer look'.  We did that but he hasn't impressed enough so we're not taking it further.

Really don't think there's any more to it than this. He came and got his chance and we've said no thanks based on a week of training and the half against BA.

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1 minute ago, TheJew said:

A bit disappointed by this tbh.

Incidentally, Boro Legend said this was happening earlier this week.

Broken clock and all that

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2 minutes ago, Weasel said:

Tommy Doyle is very highly rated by City.

Also class on Football Manager if that means anything 😬

Sheffield United, AFC Bournemouth, West Brom, Fulham, Swansea City, Cardiff City, are interested. Doubt he'd want to come here 👎

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1 hour ago, DurhamRed said:

we must have other wingers in the pipe line who are better as we do need like 2 new wingers. Am surprised though as at 150k he seemed a bargain 

I think Rumarn Burrel will step up 

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3 minutes ago, HolgateBoy said:

Sheffield United, AFC Bournemouth, West Brom, Fulham, Swansea City, Cardiff City, are interested. Doubt he'd want to come here 👎

He'll end up at Swansea then I reckon, probably the team closest to Pep's style of play.

Can't imagine them sending him here to play Warnockball. Although he is quite small and maybe they'd want him to toughen up a bit (I am clutching at straws here)

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