[SIGNED perm] Joao Pedro

Discussion in 'The Transfer List' started by hornetboy1, Sep 19, 2018.

  1. Mighty Mo

    Mighty Mo Reservist

    No grown man should ever wear Crocs in the box
     
  2. oxhey67

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  3. RookeryDad

    RookeryDad Squad Player

    I saw an Attenborough documentary in South Africa which showed a bok in the croc.
     
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  4. hornetboy1

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  5. Ray Knight

    Ray Knight First Year Pro

  6. RookeryDad

    RookeryDad Squad Player

    My son bought a Fluminense shirt when we signed Richarlison.

    The Pedro transfer means I won’t be able to clean the car with it.
     
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  7. The undeniable truth

    The undeniable truth Squad Player

    Until he signs for Everton in 6 months time ?
     
  8. Arakel

    Arakel First Team

    I think we're starting to truly see the Pozzo scouting network in action. It's well documented that previously, they didn't have the financial clout to make it work properly; sometimes players were outside of their range. Now we can afford to sustain fees that Udinese could not, thanks to the ridiculous money the Premier League brings.

    3 million for a single player isn't high (although perhaps risky if they're very young), but 20 players at 2 or 3 million is another matter. We can sustain that; Udinese cannot. I also don't think Udinese would have gone in for Richarlison at the money we paid.

    It's pretty hilarious seeing us do a real life Football Manager, buying up all the young regens before the big clubs come calling.
     
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  9. Ágætis Byrjun

    Ágætis Byrjun First Year Pro

    Good to hear. On a possibly related issue... Hopefully we don't get screwed by the intentions of FIFA to reduce loan outgoings to 6 players.

    Yes some teams "stockpile" talent. So what? Tom Cleverley, Jack Cork, Ben Foster, Nathan Aké, Chalobah and countless others made a career because of their loan experience with us.

    Trying to think of an example of a young player getting into the first team of a Premier League side without any prior loans or coming from playing in a lower league. Rashford is all I've got.
     
  10. Burnsy

    Burnsy Squad Player

    Jack Stephens, Luke Shaw, Lewis Dunk, Solly March, Paul Dummett, Harry Winks, Ben Chilwell, Phil Foden, Trent Alexander-Arnold...

    I get your point but there’s quite a lot!
     
  11. Ágætis Byrjun

    Ágætis Byrjun First Year Pro

    How could I forget Paul Dummett?!
     
  12. RookeryDad

    RookeryDad Squad Player

    No son of mine is signing for them.
     
  13. TomWatfordFC

    TomWatfordFC Academy Graduate

    Reckon that is why he is joining us in 2020. There won't be a limit on the number of players who you can have lined up for the future. We will basically be buying them after their 'loan deals' as opposed to buying them and then loaning them out. Hope that makes sense although it probably doesn't.
     
  14. UEA_Hornet

    UEA_Hornet First Team Captain

    I think it's more a reflection of his age. I think FIFA have a minimum age players can move continents at or something.
     
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  15. Ágætis Byrjun

    Ágætis Byrjun First Year Pro

    Correct. They have to be 18 years old at least before moving. Vinicius Jr has the same before joining Real Madrid.

    Also... Unless he's the second coming... Why would Fluminense be inclined to play a guy who is leaving?
     
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  16. hornetboy1

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  17. Cthulhu

    Cthulhu Keyboard Warrior Staff Member

    I wish Carlos still posted regularly.

    I’d love a paint drawn mock up of Fluminese’s ground which I imagine is just the Udinese ground but with water flumes

    Weeeeeeeee!
     
  18. RookeryDad

    RookeryDad Squad Player

    Unless the terms are particularly favourable.
     
  19. oxhey67

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  20. The undeniable truth

    The undeniable truth Squad Player

    I believe for RD junior they would be "a one year deal on £2k/month"....or a straight £50m with add-ons if it's Everton.
     
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  21. Burnsy

    Burnsy Squad Player

    Until I see a signed copy of all contracts, I fully expect him to be tapped-up by Mr Silva.

    Welcome to Everton Joao.
     
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  22. fan

    fan slow toaster

    i look forward to reading allardyce or someone similar saying "there wouldn't be this much fuss about him if his name was john stones or something" in the near future
     
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  23. Rookery Refugee

    Rookery Refugee First Year Pro

    Yeah, but if his name was "John Stones or something" he'd be slower, his first touch would be like a sledgehammer and he'd cost 4 times as much.
     
  24. wfcmoog

    wfcmoog Tinpot

    I think that reducing the stockpiling would be a good thing for football in general
     
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  25. hornetboy1

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  26. UEA_Hornet

    UEA_Hornet First Team Captain

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  27. Moose

    Moose First Team Captain

    Whatever happened to not selling the crown jewels?

    NB - I'm saying this to any other Fluminese fan on here.
     
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  28. mrciff

    mrciff Reservist

    Can’t we just sign their whole team?
     
  29. Burnsy

    Burnsy Squad Player

    Somebody put Malaga and every Spanish 2nd division team on red alert.
     
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  30. hornetboy1

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  31. wfcmoog

    wfcmoog Tinpot

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  32. CaveManHornet

    CaveManHornet Reservist

    Fantastic signing for the future. Praying that we get to see all our youngsters (Cucho, Penaranda, Hughes, Pontus, Quina, Chalobah, Wilmot and Joao) play for our team together in a few seasons time. That squad has an unbelievable potential that so few clubs at our level can come anywhere close to rivalling. Hopefully we don't send em all off like we did with Sancho
     
  33. lowerrous

    lowerrous Squad Player

    We're building a "proper-bob-a-job-squad"...

    [​IMG]

    P.S... tinpot.
     
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  34. UEA_Hornet

    UEA_Hornet First Team Captain

  35. Smudger

    Smudger Messi's Mad Coach Staff Member

    Fludinese ?
     

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