[RUMOUR] January...a time for ambition

Discussion in 'The Transfer List' started by brinnyboy1985, Dec 3, 2017.

  1. Teide1

    Teide1 Reservist

    Yes at 1.9 million pounds per place this season I guess that is small fry when we could be selling players for 30/40 million and buying replacements for a third or less! I guess for the first time in three seasons the club will not be worrying about relegation but working out " the gearing " required to take us to the next level!

    In Gino and Scott we have some clever people, us supporters are so so lucky!
  2. ITKMing

    ITKMing Academy Graduate

    Hello Jim, this is Ming from China.

    My sources in the Far East tell me that Doucoure is the first name on the team sheet when all the players are fit. Have your Western sources told you otherwise then? I will be quite annoyed if my sources are wrong on this, and my impeccable ITK status is blemished as a result. Hopefully Tim will be logging on some time today so we can get an update from his sources.

    And remember Jim, as the Chinese say: dú shū xū yòng yì, yī zì zhí qiān jīn. "When reading, don’t let a single word escape your attention; one word may be worth a thousand pieces of gold".
  3. Cassetti's Beard

    Cassetti's Beard Squad Player

    Good god no, I don't want this prick anywhere near our club.

  4. ITKTim

    ITKTim Academy Graduate

    Hi Ming,

    I would appreciate it if you copied me in on your correspondence to Jim. I am hoping to build a network of sources and your assistance would be greatly appreciated.

    Best wishes

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  5. ITKMing

    ITKMing Academy Graduate

    Hello Tim

    I well understand your position and I will strive to include you in future. I hope I did not offend.

    I am very concerned at this news that Kaboul is the first name on the team sheet. This does not correspond with the information I have been given by my sources. I am concerned that Jim is withholding information from the network. As you know, the sharing of information is the cornerstone of our work.

    And remember Tim, as the Chinese say: Chángjiāng hòulàng tuī qiánlàng. "The younger generation replaces the old".
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  6. ITKTim

    ITKTim Academy Graduate

    Hi Ming

    Thanks for your prompt response which is much appreciated.

    On your point about Kaboul, I have heard that this is not true. If we are going to go by the theory of Chángjiāng hòulàng tuī qiánlàng then we must assume this piece of information is, as our counterparts across the pond say, "fake news".

    Jim will no doubt be in touch in due course, with information that will hopefully put this matter to bed.

    On another note, please check out my Bebo and MySpace pages, where I will be holding webinars about the importance of information sharing in our field of work.

    All the best

  7. Oscar calling

    Oscar calling Squad Player

  8. CaveManHornet

    CaveManHornet First Year Pro

    Stupid foreign plastic
  9. ITKMing

    ITKMing Academy Graduate

    My sources suggest you should think carefully before you type, CaveManHornet.

    As the Chinese say: yì yán jì chū, sì mǎ nán zhuī. "A word spoken can never be taken back."
  10. CaveManHornet

    CaveManHornet First Year Pro

    As they say over here in England: Once a plastic, always a plastic.
  11. Roger Irrelevant

    Roger Irrelevant Reservist

    Any LB, CB, CF that I've never heard of is fine by me.
  12. kVA

    kVA Reservist

    I think the tie has come for an In-The -Knowoff.

    Jim, Tim and Ming to post pieces of inside knowledge and we’ll see who’s turns out to be the most accurate.
  13. Pob

    Pob Academy Graduate

    What is it with all this hounding/hate/expressions of parody love for ITK Jim? I don't know or care if he had previous account and although I am dubious of the whole ITK status it seems the reaction to him is a bit over the top and unwarranted and at times bordering on semi online bullying.

    Don't get me wrong I love a good lark but is this stalking really the way to carry out merry japes?
  14. kVA

    kVA Reservist

    I just assumed that the ITK series were aliases of another registered poster. If one of them is real, then mods, feel free to delete my post.
  15. nornironhorn

    nornironhorn Administrator Staff Member

    As far as I know ITKJim was set up as a 'proper' (ie not a parody) account. Some users thought it was Hornet23 who commonly fell out with a lot of posters on here, but as far as I know that has never been confirmed.

    I think the ITKMing and ITKTim are poor attempts at humour from another poster.
  16. zpms6

    zpms6 Reservist

    Banter is one thing, unfortunately this is using the excuse "it's banter", possibly in an attempt at humour to target an individual.
  17. GoingDown

    GoingDown Pizza & Figs

    Considering that 'ITKJim' regularly insults other posters, an argument could be made that, as the Chinese don't say: if you dish it up often and badly, be prepared for a burning kitchen that you should probably vacate.
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  18. Shut up Kieran.
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  19. ITKMing

    ITKMing Academy Graduate

    Hello Tim, Ming here from China again.

    I have tried to contact you via Bebo, but perhaps you are busy here furnishing these forum users with information from your sources.

    I am a little concerned about Jim. He has not replied to your previous correspondence, nor mine. Have you been in contact with him? Did he attend your webinar? Apologies for my absence, I was busy hosting a meet-and-greet with one of my sources here in Beijing. I can confirm that Chalobah's recovery is "progressing well" by the way.

    Do please let me in the loop. I know I am far away, but as we say in China: "hăi nèi cún zhījĭ, tiānyá ruò bĭ lín" (A bosom friend afar brings distant lands near).

  20. cthulhu

    cthulhu Keyboard Warrior Staff Member

    Hehehe. I know who all the ITks are we my special
    Mod magic
  21. cthulhu

    cthulhu Keyboard Warrior Staff Member

    It’s like werewolf
  22. Burnsy

    Burnsy Reservist

    Yes. Because Duxberry has said he expects these players to stay for a while. Obviously always a chance they move given the stupid fees clubs pay these days but I’d say it’s entirely realistic at this stage to say our best players will be staying.
  23. Burnsy

    Burnsy Reservist

    Defender that are better than what we have and can stay fit will be top of the list. That isn’t even really debateable.
  24. Burnsy

    Burnsy Reservist

    ITKJim called me weird once on here for reasons I still don’t know and were never explained. I think he must’ve typed it out on the way back from Sporting Lisbon vs Boavista whilst on one of his many Portuguese scouting missions....
  25. Optimistichornet

    Optimistichornet Penguin Assassin

    Moog/Jim/Tim/Ming you have far too much time on your hands.
  26. wfcmoog

    wfcmoog Tinpot

    Time to ship out Deeney and get in Adam Le Fondre.

    Also we can afford Craig Mackaill-smith now and he's a Watford fan
    Last edited: Dec 7, 2017
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  27. "A while"? As long that ?
  28. PhilippineOrn

    PhilippineOrn Squad Player

    Bizarrely I do remember why...though God knows why I do (unless I am him), it was he thought Palmer's shirt collection was your own hoarde.

    Going Down is the hilarious* Ming/Tim....Singh is already in the pipeline.

    *By hilarious of course I mean unhilarious or inhilarious or something else entirely until my spell checker acknowledges a real word.
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  29. wfcmoog

    wfcmoog Tinpot

    I like Tim and Ming. They've been courteous and jovial and I welcome them to the bored.
  30. IRB

    IRB THe artist formally know as ImRonBurgundy?

    Freudian slip?
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  31. wfcmoog

    wfcmoog Tinpot

    Pun m8.
  32. lutonh8a

    lutonh8a Reservist

    Firstly I can't see any of our most important players going at the end of the season. I think the club are really trying to move onto a different level on and off the pitch and it is more important than ever that we keep improving our squad. I think playing our cards close to our chests with a couple of loanees with an option to buy in the new year may be our best option. However if Gabbiadini is available then he would be a massive improvement on our current forwards.
  33. GoingDown

    GoingDown Pizza & Figs

    Wish I had the time m8.
  34. TBF, I was that tw*t not Jim/Kieran. Thanks for reminding me.
  35. NathWFC

    NathWFC Squad Player

    Florin Andone would be ideal, in my opinion.

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