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Dan's Summer Transfer Thread. Aka: " Post Mortem Time""


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6 minutes ago, ManBearPig said:

The signings so far have screamed mid table championship club because that is where we are now. 
 

I will be surprised if we can get a team that is functioning and gelling and will gladly eat my words if we do. But, we are signing players who are underwhelming because that’s where we are now, an underwhelming club. 

We are worse off right now than last season imo. Hopefully some key signings will change that

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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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At this point before last season, we had signed Grant Hall, whilst losing Friend, Ayala, Shotton, Gestede, Morrison, Pears and Clayton plus the loanees.

We didn't make a second signing until the day before the opening game.

This time we've lost Johnson, Fletcher, Assombalonga, Mendez-Laing, Archer, Saville, Wing and the loanees, but have already brought in 5 replacements with more on the way, the season doesn't start for another 11 days and the transfer window doesn't shut for well over a month.

We're in a much more stable place than the start of last season financially too.

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20 minutes ago, TeaCider24 said:

At this point before last season, we had signed Grant Hall, whilst losing Friend, Ayala, Gestede, Morrison, Pears and Clayton plus the loanees.

We didn't make a second signing until the day before the opening game.

This time we've lost Johnson, Fletcher, Assombalonga, Mendez-Laing, Archer, Saville, Wing and the loanees, but have already brought in 5 replacements with more on the way, the season doesn't start for another 11 days and the transfer window doesn't shut for well over a month.

We're in a much more stable place than the start of last season financially too.

Does the window not shut half way through August now?

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2 minutes ago, Aphex_Boro said:

Does the window not shut half way through August now?

11pm on Tuesday the 31st of August.

They reverted back to the old way because the Premier League clubs complained that it put them at a disadvantage compared to the other big leagues.

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9 minutes ago, SzilardNemethsCurtains said:

We are such a depressing fan base, we should add a signature to each post with the contact details for Samaritans

I get we have had a poor few years but isn't football meant to be a distraction to the ills of the world

Samaritans put the phone down when you identify yourself as a Boro fan!

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What is the current situation regarding the "flair" South American signings we are all hoping to arrive at MFC.

To be honest I always think that if we have not captured the player within the first fortnight of declaring an interest then it never seems to happen.

The two lads already mentioned might just might come to Middlesbrough on holiday

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1 minute ago, Downsouth said:

What is the current situation regarding the "flair" South American signings we are all hoping to arrive at MFC.

To be honest I always think that if we have not captured the player within the first fortnight of declaring an interest then it never seems to happen.

The two lads already mentioned might just might come to Middlesbrough on holiday

Muniz is probably going to fulham it seems. Probably be more news tonight. Payero deal has small financial complications according to Warnock, should be sorted though. The other South American signings no one even knows the names of. Lazaro has been mentioned, but only by an itk not any media reports iirc

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6 minutes ago, SzilardNemethsCurtains said:

We are such a depressing fan base, we should add a signature to each post with the contact details for Samaritans

I get we have had a poor few years but isn't football meant to be a distraction to the ills of the world

To be fair, in the last few years on here, a fair few people have fallen out of love with it, especially those who spend a lot of money to watch it every other week and have had to put up with Pulis, Woodgate and Warnock. It's more like a bad addiction than a distraction at times.

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The saga continues.... We have gone in with improved offer hoping that Flamengo pull out of negotiations with Fulham!

Fulham offering player around 25-30k a week where ours is believed to be just under 20k.

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Just now, diggerlad07 said:

The saga continues.... We have gone in with improved offer hoping that Flamengo pull out of negotiations with Fulham!

Fulham offering player around 25-30k a week where ours is believed to be just under 20k.

Fulham will just match whatever we throw at them, like earlier

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1 minute ago, diggerlad07 said:

The saga continues.... We have gone in with improved offer hoping that Flamengo pull out of negotiations with Fulham!

Fulham offering player around 25-30k a week where ours is believed to be just under 20k.

For an untested 20 year old with very little first team experience, that seems like a very dangerous gamble for us.

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