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Re: Chelsea FC - Sponsored by “The Liquidator"
« Reply #27240 on: August 22, 2022, 09:47:38 am »
Tuchel bemoaning his team's lack of killer instinct with chances is quite funny.  Has he ever watched Sterling play before?  Great movement, great dribbling, great pace, great strength... kicks the ball like his boots are on the wrong feet.

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Re: Chelsea FC - Sponsored by “The Liquidator"
« Reply #27241 on: August 22, 2022, 09:50:19 am »
Tuchel bemoaning his team's lack of killer instinct with chances is quite funny.  Has he ever watched Sterling play before?  Great movement, great dribbling, great pace, great strength... kicks the ball like his boots are on the wrong feet.

A team struggling to score buying Sterling and Gordon is hilarious.
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Re: Chelsea FC - Sponsored by “The Liquidator"
« Reply #27242 on: August 22, 2022, 09:53:51 am »
Tuchel bemoaning his team's lack of killer instinct with chances is quite funny.  Has he ever watched Sterling play before?  Great movement, great dribbling, great pace, great strength... kicks the ball like his boots are on the wrong feet.
How many attackers have progressed under him anyway?

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Re: Chelsea FC - Sponsored by “The Liquidator"
« Reply #27243 on: August 22, 2022, 11:51:58 am »
Did Chelsea only sign Cucurella because Man City wanted him and they weren't sure who else to buy?!  Seems like Chelsea and Man Utd's recruitment departments are all just blindly following us and City.  He's a competent enough defender and can get forward, but he was hardly lighting it up at Brighton to suggest he was worth anywhere near the money Chelsea have spent on him and that's before you consider that Chelsea aren't operating with a blank cheque book any more.  They need goals and if Cucurella's awful attempts at goal from good positions against Leeds is anything to go by, he won't be providing any of them.  Comical stuff.


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Re: Chelsea FC - Sponsored by “The Liquidator"
« Reply #27244 on: August 22, 2022, 11:59:29 am »
Did Chelsea only sign Cucurella because Man City wanted him and they weren't sure who else to buy?!  Seems like Chelsea and Man Utd's recruitment departments are all just blindly following us and City.  He's a competent enough defender and can get forward, but he was hardly lighting it up at Brighton to suggest he was worth anywhere near the money Chelsea have spent on him and that's before you consider that Chelsea aren't operating with a blank cheque book any more.  They need goals and if Cucurella's awful attempts at goal from good positions against Leeds is anything to go by, he won't be providing any of them.  Comical stuff.
Right now they are.  I think when the dust settles and they bring in somebody competent to run their recruitment they're going to be left nursing one hell of a hangover from this transfer window.  The unknown is whether being so wasteful will have any long-term ramifications or if the owners just take it on the chin and pour more money in.

As was outlined on an earlier page it's very difficult for Chelsea to breach FFP so the only constraint is sense and that's something Boehly seems short of.

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Re: Chelsea FC - Sponsored by “The Liquidator"
« Reply #27245 on: August 22, 2022, 03:39:35 pm »
Wow these morons are signing 33 yr old Aubamayeng for 22m!

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Re: Chelsea FC - Sponsored by “The Liquidator"
« Reply #27246 on: August 22, 2022, 03:44:03 pm »
Wow these morons are signing 33 yr old Aubamayeng for 22m!

Not a bad deal if he replicates the Barca numbers for a couple of years rather than the sorry state of his latter Arsenal career. It's a gamble, that has to be said. If his goals make the difference between top four and vanishing into the EL doldrums this season he'll be worth the transfer fee for sure. Not sure about how much they'll pay him either way.
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Re: Chelsea FC - Sponsored by “The Liquidator"
« Reply #27247 on: August 27, 2022, 11:17:29 pm »
Jammy as fuck today (again)

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Re: Chelsea FC - Sponsored by “The Liquidator"
« Reply #27248 on: August 27, 2022, 11:20:06 pm »
Wow these morons are signing 33 yr old Aubamayeng for 22m!
Didn't Arsenal give him away for free?, what is it these days with teams paying way over the odds for veteran strikers?, genuinely no logic to it.

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Re: Chelsea FC - Sponsored by “The Liquidator"
« Reply #27249 on: August 27, 2022, 11:21:03 pm »
Didn't Arsenal give him away for free?, what is it these days with teams paying way over the odds for veteran strikers?, genuinely no logic to it.
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« Reply #27250 on: August 27, 2022, 11:22:08 pm »
Jammy as fuck today (again)
That's how they started last season. I think they are currently overperforming with respect to their underlying numbers.

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« Reply #27251 on: August 28, 2022, 06:43:55 pm »
I wonder how many more players these awful c*nts will sign by the end of the transfer window

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« Reply #27252 on: August 30, 2022, 12:57:03 pm »
Callum Hudson-Odoi has joined Leverkusen on loan

Going to be interesting to see what Swiss Ramble posts the next time Chelsea post their financials if they buy Gordon, Fofana and Aubameyang

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« Reply #27253 on: August 30, 2022, 01:11:24 pm »
Callum Hudson-Odoi has joined Leverkusen on loan

Going to be interesting to see what Swiss Ramble posts the next time Chelsea post their financials if they buy Gordon, Fofana and Aubameyang


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Re: Chelsea FC - Sponsored by “The Liquidator"
« Reply #27254 on: August 30, 2022, 01:22:13 pm »
Lukaku hasn’t been resold.

FFP is obviously not a real thing.
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« Reply #27255 on: August 30, 2022, 01:24:25 pm »
Lukaku hasn’t been resold.

FFP is obviously not a real thing.

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« Reply #27256 on: August 30, 2022, 05:16:58 pm »
Is there a fanbase that elevates/praises their players and technical personnel so quickly only to tear them down just as fast?

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« Reply #27257 on: August 30, 2022, 05:17:43 pm »
man utd.  :D

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« Reply #27258 on: August 30, 2022, 05:23:37 pm »
man utd.  :D

I don't even think they do it to the extent Chelsea fans do. It extends right down to the executive level with them: the 180 Chelsea fans have done on Marina Granovskaia in a few weeks for instance is something

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Re: Chelsea FC - Sponsored by “The Liquidator"
« Reply #27259 on: August 30, 2022, 06:24:36 pm »
Is there a fanbase that elevates/praises their players and technical personnel so quickly only to tear them down just as fast?
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« Reply #27260 on: August 30, 2022, 06:31:17 pm »
In advanced negotiations to sign Gvardiol now.  :D

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Re: Chelsea FC - Sponsored by “The Liquidator"
« Reply #27261 on: August 30, 2022, 06:34:06 pm »
In advanced negotiations to sign Gvardiol now.  :D

Damn I wanted him to replace Matip next year or could allow us to sell Kostas for a huge profit as he's equally amazing at LB.


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Re: Chelsea FC - Sponsored by “The Liquidator"
« Reply #27262 on: August 30, 2022, 06:39:14 pm »
Damn I wanted him to replace Matip next year or could allow us to sell Kostas for a huge profit as he's equally amazing at LB.

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Re: Chelsea FC - Sponsored by “The Liquidator"
« Reply #27263 on: August 30, 2022, 09:55:47 pm »
In advanced negotiations to sign Gvardiol now.  :D
i dont think he will leave city

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Re: Chelsea FC - Sponsored by “The Liquidator"
« Reply #27264 on: August 30, 2022, 10:03:37 pm »
Arf !!! 

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« Reply #27265 on: August 30, 2022, 10:04:34 pm »
What's happening with Havertz? This guy was suppose to be incredible. Wasn't the fee in the region of £100 million? I remember us being priced out of a move.

I hardly watch Chelsea games so not quite sure why he hasn't progressed there. System? Playing out of position?

Also, I look through their team and still this Klopp and Co could get an absolute tune out of some of the players they are throwing under the bus. Pulisic especially.
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« Reply #27266 on: August 30, 2022, 10:11:51 pm »
What's happening with Havertz? This guy was suppose to be incredible. Wasn't the fee in the region of £100 million? I remember us being priced out of a move.

I hardly watch Chelsea games so not quite sure why he hasn't progressed there. System? Playing out of position?

Also, I look through their team and still this Klopp and Co could get an absolute tune out of some of the players they are throwing under the bus. Pulisic especially.

Havertz would definitely have been much more successful under Klopp. Werner too, but Havertz especially could've been a great succession plan for Firmino aging. I feel like Chelsea sometimes just buy players so that we don't get them. Think those aforementioned two are recent examples, but they've done it years - Salah back when we first wanted to buy him in Jan 2014 is another classic example.

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« Reply #27267 on: August 30, 2022, 10:15:56 pm »
Tuchel will be quickly under pressure there if they don't sort themselves out. Like with Tory Boy in 2020 you can't spend what he's spent there this summer and not get the results as a manager.

It doesn't look like the players have been playing for him for a while.
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Re: Chelsea FC - Sponsored by “The Liquidator"
« Reply #27268 on: August 30, 2022, 10:17:24 pm »
They’ll sack him, bring in someone like Eddie Newton as interim manager and win the European Cup.

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Re: Chelsea FC - Sponsored by “The Liquidator"
« Reply #27269 on: August 30, 2022, 10:18:50 pm »
Todd wont care, as long as they make the play offs, weve seen wild card teams win the super bowl before. He might need a new defensive coordinator but their roster aint bad.

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« Reply #27270 on: August 30, 2022, 10:34:22 pm »
Havertz would definitely have been much more successful under Klopp. Werner too
It's weird that so many 'good' players have floundered as soon as they go to Chelsea, United etc.  Has Klopp ever had a player of decent rep fail here? The only ones I can think of are due to injury as opposed to performances.

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« Reply #27271 on: August 30, 2022, 10:46:58 pm »
Gvardiol is a Liverpool supporter and talked about eventually signing for Liverpool after arriving in Leipzig. (Well, he did go to the right club to try to get the Anfield move).

Hopefully he doesn't go to Chelsea.
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Re: Chelsea FC - Sponsored by “The Liquidator"
« Reply #27272 on: August 30, 2022, 11:55:40 pm »
Watched a bit of their game tonight. They look shite. Southampton we’re far better.

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« Reply #27273 on: August 31, 2022, 01:28:03 am »
Watched a bit of their game tonight. They look shite. Southampton we’re far better.
Yeah but Tuchel does have a point. They have three - 3! - players out injured. 

I mean, what's a man supposed to do in the face of a challenge like that?

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« Reply #27274 on: August 31, 2022, 05:02:06 am »
Yeah but Tuchel does have a point. They have three - 3! - players out injured. 

I mean, what's a man supposed to do in the face of a challenge like that?
Throw money at the problem. The poor sod hasn't been backed in the transfer market.

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« Reply #27275 on: August 31, 2022, 06:13:31 am »
They're spending 78 million on Gvardiol and leaving him with RBL for the season
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« Reply #27276 on: August 31, 2022, 07:53:59 am »
Can't see them getting top 4, Arsenal and Spurs both better it feels so far, early doors I know though.

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« Reply #27277 on: August 31, 2022, 08:21:22 am »
Can't see them getting top 4, Arsenal and Spurs both better it feels so far, early doors I know though.
They are a top 4 side at best. They won't win the league with Tuchel as their manager.
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« Reply #27278 on: August 31, 2022, 09:03:27 am »
He's the German Di Matteo
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« Reply #27279 on: August 31, 2022, 09:20:33 am »
He's the German Di Matteo
;D

That CL win aside I thought he'd do better.  He inherited a really strong squad and has been heavily backed since but not much to show for it.

Boehly seems to be the polar opposite to FSG in the transfer market.  While it feels like FSG agonise over every transfer - arguably correctly with the amounts involved - Boehly is very impulsive.  I guess Boehly's approach is fine if you're willing and able to keep throwing money in with a relatively low hit rate on transfers.