[NOT HAPPENING] Steven Bergwijn

Discussion in 'The Transfer List' started by Burnsy, Aug 8, 2019.

  1. Burnsy

    Burnsy Squad Player

    In talks with Steven Bergwijn from PSV as an alternative to Sarr - as per Leventhal.
     
  2. carboy98

    carboy98 First Year Pro

    Slated to be the next Stephen Burghuis, it's a yes from me.
     
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  3. **** Sarr, this guy looks better according to Wikki :cool:
     
  4. lowerrous

    lowerrous Squad Player

  5. Burnsy

    Burnsy Squad Player

    Sevilla had a €25m bid turned down last month and were speculated yesterday to have upped the bid to €30m. So likely the figures being talked about.

    21 years old, 7 caps for Holland. Can play on both wings and is highly rated.
     
  6. GoingDown

    GoingDown Pizza & Figs

    Leventhal trying to get hits for this website, absolutely zero chance of us signing this guy.
     
  7. domthehornet

    domthehornet Moderator Staff Member

    Smoke screen to scare the Rennes President.

    Good player, I'd be amazed if we got him.
     
  8. hornetgags

    hornetgags McMuff's lovechild

    Customary YT vid.

     
  9. Moose

    Moose First Team Captain

    One things for sure, we’re going to be linked to some crazy players we don’t get!

    Enjoy the ride!
     
  10. hornetgags

    hornetgags McMuff's lovechild

    Just finished watching the video...I want him...in the non-biblical sense.
     
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  11. luke_golden

    luke_golden Space Cadet

    Classic Pozzo move to make us think they’re serious about making a big signing.

    We’ll get neither this genius, nor Sarr.
     
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  12. hornetboy1

    hornetboy1 First Team

    This is our back up option. Better player, IMO. We should have moved on from Sarr a long time ago. Nothing to do with the player, but Rennes just wanted more cash. Again, nothing wrong with that either, but it doesn't help us at all.
     
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  13. davisp2

    davisp2 Reservist

    The Pozzo’s have dropped their shoulder to throw the dummy, but no one is buying it
     
  14. YellowKicks

    YellowKicks Reservist

    He's better than Sarr - but we're ending up with neither. This has been another classic Pozzo window by the looks of it - all talk. Absolutely criminal to not get Sarr done.

    There's no way he'd join us - this is literally an offer to create fake optimism amongst fans or scare Rennes.
     
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  15. Harrow Orn

    Harrow Orn Squad Player

    No idea who he is tbh. But I'll claim he is better than Sarr to make myself feel better
     
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  16. luke_golden

    luke_golden Space Cadet

    All being said, I’d be concerned that he’d be another guy who comes here from the Dutch league and struggles, although given the sort of teams that have been linked with him in the past, perhaps he truly is a step above that league.

    I’d still prefer Sarr. Firstly, he looks to have the physical/technical tools (rapid pace and fairly consistent end-product in terms of goals and assists) to do well here. Secondly, I feel players coming from the French leagues tend to be more successful in England.

    If we’re not getting Sarr though, it’s good to see us apparently making an effort to bring in a top class winger/inside forward type player.
     
  17. YellowKicks

    YellowKicks Reservist

    Everton bid for him... you can't make this up.
     
  18. folkestone orn

    folkestone orn Reservist

    They are the new Bournemouth. Might be worth linking ourselves with some more mediocre players and see if the trend continues.
     
  19. simpleMASH

    simpleMASH Reservist

    This would be an amazing signing. Linked with many of the ‘top’ clubs for a couple of years now. If he’s available for €30m and we can afford it, then I’d choose him over Sarr. Only concern is that the Dutch league is pants, so potentially a bigger risk than buying from the French league.
     
  20. simpleMASH

    simpleMASH Reservist

    In that case Everton get Bergwijn, we get Sarr, Palace keep Zaha. That’s fine with me.
     
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  21. luke_golden

    luke_golden Space Cadet

    That could work in our favor regarding Sarr though. You’d imagine he’d be the next option if Zaha can’t be signed. If Zaha doesn’t leave CP, they aren’t likely to be in for Sarr, leaving the door open for us.
     
  22. hornetboy1

    hornetboy1 First Team

    This is why we kept this under wraps until the final day. Now the cat's out of the bag, it's tipped off Everton.
     
  23. IRB

    IRB THe artist formally know as ImRonBurgundy?

    Played well when given limited chances under QSF

    Deserves a second chance at the Vic

    Seems to have had a haircut
     
  24. Guy

    Guy Squad Player

    Reckon zaha deal will go to wire, time run out and stay at palace leaving us no time to get sarr or alternative over the line
     
  25. Harrow Orn

    Harrow Orn Squad Player

  26. YellowKicks

    YellowKicks Reservist

    I actually want Bergwijn
    Yeah this is much pretty much my fear. Watford have been briefed late last night that Palace will pay the full Sarr fee should Zaha go (you know as prem clubs needing players generally do other than us). We've now panicked and made an unrealistic approach for Bergwijn (These kind of deals the terms need to be agreed days in advance to really have any chance of happening). I'm confident we'll end up with neither, mostly due to time.
     
  27. Burnsy

    Burnsy Squad Player

    Exactly what I’ve been saying. It’s very un-Gino like to have allowed Rennes to string us along and use us as a bargaining tool. Some fans seem to think there’s little Gino can do about it but he could have moved on and threatened to withdraw our offer. As good as Sarr is, I think Rennes would rather the money.
     
  28. I have said this before about Muff, but I am beginning to think there might actually be some substance to other teams watching out for who we are showing interest in, then going in to try and gazump us.

    It is well reported that we are supposed to have one of the best scouting systems in the world, so it is not beyond the realms of fantasy that other clubs do actually monitor our transfer targets. At least it certainly seems that way by the amount of players we show an initial interest in that end up going to rival clubs that jump on our bandwagon, Muff being the prime suspect. However, there are others that suddenly show an interest in a player when we do, Everton for instance amongst others.
     
  29. tonycotonstache

    tonycotonstache Reservist

    This is the actual one we meant to sign under QSF. Not the weedy geek with the greasy curtains we actually got
     
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  30. hornetgags

    hornetgags McMuff's lovechild

    So like the AC Milan wanting Barnes but got Blissett?

    Actually sounds feasible.
     
  31. hornetboy1

    hornetboy1 First Team

    Or the Yanks mixing up London Bridge with Tower bridge. Always makes me laugh that one.
     
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  32. GoingDown

    GoingDown Pizza & Figs

    Agreed. With the window SLAMMING SHUT at 5pm rather than midnight, we and our Premier League status have run out of time.
     
  33. Relegation Certs

    Relegation Certs Squad Player

    christ that's the most perfect description I've ever read.
     
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  34. hornetgags

    hornetgags McMuff's lovechild

    By the way, can we all please marvel at my semi-prophetic prediction - just got the wrong team but I'm claiming it.

    For £50, I'll give you tomorrow's Euromillions numbers.

     
  35. The undeniable truth

    The undeniable truth Squad Player

    A dutch winger, what could possibly go wrong ?
    If this one now looks the most likely, let's pretend he's the better player and that we never really wanted Sarr who is now rubbish.
    Need to be very careful we don't end up signing Zaha, Sarr and this guy. Right wingers are not the same as RBs.
     

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