[RUMOUR] Domagoj Vida

Discussion in 'The Transfer List' started by oxhey67, Jun 7, 2018.

  1. oxhey67

    oxhey67 Squad Player

    Last edited: Jun 7, 2018
  2. The undeniable truth

    The undeniable truth Squad Player

    Looks like Paul Merson's sister. It has to be a no from me.
     
  3. nornironhorn

    nornironhorn Administrator Staff Member

    €4 seems a bit excessive for us on a defender
     
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  4. Malteser

    Malteser Squad Player

    Meanwhile Leicester pay 3.5 million for a centre back with years of proven PL experience....
     
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  5. RookeryDad

    RookeryDad Squad Player

    Sounds like Matej Vydra. It has to be a yes from me.

    Back up choice to Masina? Or seen as a centre back?
     
  6. The undeniable truth

    The undeniable truth Squad Player

    Replacement for Prodl ?
     
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  8. The undeniable truth

    The undeniable truth Squad Player

    ...and pay him how many £100k a week ? We never had a chance of getting him to join us over a bigger club with better prospects other than offer him more than the incredibly good terms I'm sure he will be offered by others given the low fee. Sad but we were never in with a chance. In all seriousness an experienced Croatian international (58 caps over 8 years) for that price looks good business.
     
  9. lowerrous

    lowerrous Squad Player

    Evans isn't very good, especially for his likely wage demands.

    This guy very much seems to match our profile - 29, established international, quite a lot of Champions League experience, poor disciplinary record, bust-ups with former mangers, once got fined for drinking a can of beer on the team coach to a match.
     
  10. Malteser

    Malteser Squad Player

    This guy is distinctly average with a very poor attitude. Let’s hope this is just paper talk.
     
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  11. WatfordTalk

    WatfordTalk Squad Player

    Why would Evans join us over Leicester when Leicester would pay more, are a bigger club with a bigger stadium, and finished higher than us last season? More entitlement from our fans.
     
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  12. nornironhorn

    nornironhorn Administrator Staff Member

    Evans is much better than anyone we have.

    I'm a big fan of Cathcart, but Evans is twice the player
     
  13. UEA_Hornet

    UEA_Hornet First Team Captain

    I expect the final bill will be significantly more than that, once the signing on fee and hefty wages are taken into account.
     
  14. Malteser

    Malteser Squad Player

    Where did I say he should join us ahead of Leicester?

    I just pointed out they were signing him.

    The problem is sometimes people sign in here in an aggressive or bad mood (not saying you are btw, just talking generally), half read something or misread it then launch an attack on them!

    I’m not entitled. However, as we’ve signed Chalobah, Hughes, Pereyra, hopefully Deulofeu etc, equally I don’t think it’s unreasonable if we get linked with or covet players like Jonny Evans.
     
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  15. wingco

    wingco First Year Pro

    £3.5m....however his agent is demanding an extra £4m for himself, as well as the likely demand of £80k+ a week.

    His attitude isn't exactly stellar either, considering he was club captain and involved in their little taxi ride
     
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  16. Well. In that case: meanwhile, Love Island is going great guns on ITV.

    That's all I'm saying.
     
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  17. Malteser

    Malteser Squad Player

    Did you have anything to contribute about the topic being discussed though? Or you wasted your post just having a subtle dig at me? :) ;) :)
     
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  18. Moose

    Moose First Team Captain

    Does anyone think we may have let Vydra go too soon?
     
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  19. Sort of OK

    Sort of OK First Year Pro

    Would be an ideal replacement for Prodl, looks like he could carry off an alice band or preferably man bun with aplomb.
     
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  20. The undeniable truth

    The undeniable truth Squad Player

    Who ?
     
  21. Moose

    Moose First Team Captain

    They must not be allowed to start together though, at any cost.

    The fashion crime created would be of such immense proportions that the Vic could undergo gravitational collapse.
     
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  22. I Blame Bassett

    I Blame Bassett Squad Player

    Looks how I imagine the Pardoner from The Canterbury Tales should look.
    On that basis,I'm in!
     
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  23. Knight GT

    Knight GT Predictor extraordinaire 2013/14

    Is that because he’s Northern Irish? Always thought he looked bang average.
     
  24. Hairyfrog

    Hairyfrog Squad Player

    If he's left sided could replace Britos.
     
  25. Harrow Orn

    Harrow Orn Squad Player

    Laughed uncontrollably in the office at this.

    Everyone is looking at me weirdly now!
     
  26. Steve Leo Beleck

    Steve Leo Beleck Squad Player

    I can remember seeing this guy in a game but can't remember when (guessing maybe the last Euros?). He was absolute dogshite.
     
  27. The undeniable truth

    The undeniable truth Squad Player

    Surely he can't be that bad to play 58 times for Croatia though ??
     
  28. Steve Leo Beleck

    Steve Leo Beleck Squad Player

    No idea, it was only one game but he stood out due to his hair. Could've just been a bad day for him, I have no further knowledge of his abilities.
     
  29. Burnsy

    Burnsy Squad Player

    You’d think. But I’m not entirely sure that International Caps are quite the indication of ‘quality’ as they used to be. There are some god-awful players who have loads of caps and some great players who have few or less.

    On this player himself, I’m not reading an awful lot positive about him on the Internet. He fits the ‘Gino defensive purchase’ mould though. Oh how I wish we would change our strategy when buying defenders...
     
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  30. wfcmoog

    wfcmoog Tinpot

    Same here. I had to excuse myself and go to the toilet for a difficult five knuckle shuffle
     
  31. wfcmoog

    wfcmoog Tinpot

    I don't know anything about him either, but based on mediocre reviews here and there and the price tag, together with his age (not gonna improve any at 29) it looks like he'd add nothing to improve our already mediocre cabal of defenders.

    Welcome to Watford Demigod Vidra!
     
  32. The undeniable truth

    The undeniable truth Squad Player

    True. But 58 caps ?
    I agree Gino sees the priority for ££ to spent in the middle and upfront. I guess the thinking is that you can make a good defence from decent players who are well organised, work as a unit etc and you don't need individual (expensive) brilliance. Whereas midfield and strikers depend far more on individual ability which costs ££s. Ideally you'd spend £20m on every purchase but when cash is limited it's better spent in the attacking half of the pitch. I'm not saying that's right but it may well be the way he sees things and I can understand that. However a £20m top class defender who could boss and organise our defence (like Tony Adams) would be very welcome.
     
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  33. GoingDown

    GoingDown Pizza & Figs

    No Luv Ireland on dis forim m8
     
  34. Cassetti's Beard

    Cassetti's Beard First Team

    Living la Vida loca
     

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