Paris United claim that the Blues and the Foxes have submitted offers but Monaco, Fenerbahçe and Sevilla are also said to be eyeing Roussillon as well.
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1 Posted 25/06/2018 at 20:06:30
2 Posted 25/06/2018 at 20:48:27
3 Posted 25/06/2018 at 21:00:33
I've been watching William Carvalho tonight, an upgrade on Schneiderlin, yes, but not a world beater. If Silva sees him in his system, I would be happy to see him replace Schneiderlin in that defensive midfield role. A better all-round player.
4 Posted 25/06/2018 at 21:17:35
I don't see why they'd know anything about Montpellier though.
5 Posted 25/06/2018 at 21:24:20
6 Posted 25/06/2018 at 21:48:54
7 Posted 25/06/2018 at 21:48:58
8 Posted 25/06/2018 at 21:54:24
Obviously agents are touting their players in the press to either get a move and create interest in their player. Or putting pressure on their existing club to meet the players demands for more money as there are clubs showing interest.
9 Posted 25/06/2018 at 21:56:21
10 Posted 25/06/2018 at 23:07:17
11 Posted 25/06/2018 at 23:49:25
Apparently even Sporting fans think he is too slow.
12 Posted 26/06/2018 at 00:12:50
On the plus side, he rarely gave the ball away but invariably passed sideways or backwards â€“ he'd be ideal in a Martinez team with passing for passing sake. On the downside, he was ponderous, never passed forward and, even against a limited Iran team, wasn't in a position to guard against counter attacks.
Overall, a massive no for me â€“ he'd get ruthlessly exposed in the Premier League â€“ leave well alone.
13 Posted 26/06/2018 at 04:34:37
He is slow and plays with very little energy.
14 Posted 26/06/2018 at 10:16:58
For anything between ٣m-٤.5m, which is what Montpellier are after for him, I'd like to see us try for this lad.
15 Posted 26/06/2018 at 12:44:00
I would rather we plucked, relatively unheard of players at a lower fee, than go out as before under Koeman, and pay over the top prices for ultimate disappointments in most cases.
Getting back to Rousillion, being quick is one good attribute for sure, but what is he like in defence? All too often we have seen quick players who can't defend. This results in the centre-back getting pulled over to cover, and leaving a gaping hole.
I can't help but agree, that those who have watched Carvalho, looks totally unsuitable for the Premier League. There again, we are all assuming that we are seriously looking at him.
Typically when a new Manager is appointed, every player he has ever worked with gets associated as being a potential target; hopefully Carvalho, among many others are wide of the mark.
16 Posted 26/06/2018 at 13:02:54
My gut likes this lad. He's good value, stays out of trouble and is very similar in style to Bainsey.
17 Posted 26/06/2018 at 13:18:14
18 Posted 26/06/2018 at 13:26:49
19 Posted 26/06/2018 at 13:31:11
Maybe Brands is a big FIFA Ultimate Team fan?
FIFA Ultimate Team do a thing where they select the top performing professionals in the world that week.
Roussillon, Lozano and De Ligt were somewhat regulars on this list.
In all seriousness, though, it is nice to be linked with pace. Something we clearly lacked last season.
20 Posted 26/06/2018 at 13:37:08
Like I said before, going for players like this gets me more enthused than going for high priced, high risk, possible disappointing big names.
The football world has gone crazy in terms of players' valuations and wages, and all too often, big-money buys, are big-money flops.
When Leicester won the Premier League, not only was I happy for them, secretly envious that it could have been us, but it proved that relatively unknowns, against the various so-called superstars, can, and does work.
21 Posted 26/06/2018 at 00:00:20
New set-up, fresh hope, let's see how Marcel and Marco cope in the weeks to come in the transfer window. I hope they unearth some rough diamonds and some proven diamonds.
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