[RECALLED] James Garner

Discussion in 'The Transfer List' started by LeedsOrn, Sep 18, 2020.

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  1. Smudger

    Smudger Messi's Mad Coach Staff Member

    Gilmour I think is the far better player. Also far more dynamic although Garner is not a natural attacking midfielder by upbringing. Just the sort of player that would complement Pedro, Sarr and Zinckernagel. He would be an excellent acquisition and not far for him to travel. Tuchel will be out on his ear soon enough anyway and then he can go back or remain next season on loan hopefully in the PL.
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  2. RS2

    RS2 Reservist

    I'd rather have Dan Phillips on the bench. He showed me in 5 minutes vs Preston that he can be more progressive than Garner.
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  3. RS2

    RS2 Reservist

    Gilmour is easily good enough for a bottom half Premier League side. If he does go out on loan I'd imagine it'll be to someone like Fulham.
  4. WatfordTalk

    WatfordTalk First Team

    I quite like him tbh but I do get massive Josh Mceachran vibes
  5. Hogg-DEENEY!!!

    Hogg-DEENEY!!! Squad Player

    I agree, but the only thing I reckon could work out in our favour is if Chelsea would rather he play for a team looking to win most games rather than just survive
  6. Yes, was just trying to remember his name when i read your post....
  7. simpleMASH

    simpleMASH Reservist

    Not sure what he actually does. I remember getting very frustrated with him when he got his first small run in the side because he seemed allergic to playing balls in behind for runners.

    If Quina’s nearly back from his injury and we can get someone else in (Lea-Siliki?) then it would make sense to let him go elsewhere.
  8. Relegation Certs

    Relegation Certs Squad Player

    I hope we keep him just to continue to piss off the drooling manc hordes on twitter that post the same banal crap after every one of our matches.

    Manc t i t: "how did garner play?"
    WFC hunk: "shyte"
    Manc t i t: "that's because he's too good to be playing for watford!"
  9. Steve Leo Beleck

    Steve Leo Beleck Squad Player

    "it's because you're playing him as a 10 when he's a 6. His xG, xA, INXS, XOXO, LOL in our youth teams was amazing. He's quality, the next Carrick"
  10. Relegation Certs

    Relegation Certs Squad Player

    They really are a shower of bastards arent they.

    It give me immense pleasure to think that we are slowly wrecking his career.
  11. RS2

    RS2 Reservist

    "My mate is a Watford fan and says he's been class"
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  12. I Blame Bassett

    I Blame Bassett Squad Player

    So much for total football,players have become numbers rather than athletes!
    Give me strength!
  13. Since63

    Since63 Reservist

    You might joke, but I think that's how we signed Billy Jennings. Larry McGettigan suggested to the club that he "brought along a mate who's not bad" to training one day...
  14. Burnsy

    Burnsy Squad Player

    Good point. Wonder if any of Gray’s poker-playing pals are any decent at football...
  15. lutonh8a

    lutonh8a Reservist

    Agreed at least we would be developing one of our own, Phillips has looked just as promising as Garner in his few spells. The thing with Garner is I just don't understand what kind of midfielder he's suppose to be is he box to box, is he holding is he more attacking? Every pass that he plays is a 5 yard sideways ball.

    I agree with above posts regarding Billy Gilmour if we can terminate Garners loan and bring him in that would be a cracking transfer.
    Last edited: Jan 28, 2021
  16. LeedsOrn

    LeedsOrn Reservist

    I was one of those who suggested Gilmour. Dewsbery-Hall at Luton another loanee who would add a lot more than Garner.
  17. luke_golden

    luke_golden Space Cadet

    I thought he looked decent in his early showings, nice and aggressive and looked capable of the progressive forward passes we need to move the ball quicker from back to front.

    Not sure what changed, but he’s provided nothing in recent games, reverting to short, easy passes. Needs to show more adventure in his play if he’s going to do anything with himself.
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  18. Carpster

    Carpster Squad Player

    He'll score Monday don't worry.
  19. Burnsy

    Burnsy Squad Player

    Wash your mouth out.

    And Gilmour going to Rangers by all accounts (if he moves).
  20. LeedsOrn

    LeedsOrn Reservist

    Think it’s still early days with Gilmour rumours but Rangers would make a lot of sense if he wants to get in Scotland’s Euro squad.
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  21. Burnsy

    Burnsy Squad Player

    That’s all well and good but it’s still not an apology for suggesting a L*ton player.
  22. Teide1

    Teide1 Squad Player

    This question has already been asked, apparently he doesn’t have any aces up his sleeve!
  23. lutonh8a

    lutonh8a Reservist

    Possibly unless Chelsea would prefer him closer to London.
  24. LeedsOrn

    LeedsOrn Reservist

    Except he's a Leicester player on loan. We would weaken L*ton considerably by taking their best player and they wouldn't get any money for it. Surely you'd be on board with that.
  25. Burnsy

    Burnsy Squad Player

    Currently plays for L*ton. Therefore a L*ton player. And every player who plays for them is crap by association. So I most certainly would not be on board.
  26. lutonh8a

    lutonh8a Reservist

    Has anyone else seen the picture going round Facebook and Insta that states that Deeney and Gray have scored 2 goals from open play between them in 1,800 minutes? I wasn't sure whether to laugh or cry when I seen it.
  27. Cassetti's Beard

    Cassetti's Beard First Team

    I'm really concerned we might try and sign him at some point.
  28. RS2

    RS2 Reservist

    We did try to insert and option to buy clause when we signed him.
  29. domthehornet

    domthehornet Moderator Staff Member

    Started off brightly but looks like a young player on his first loan in men's football.
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  30. Hogg-DEENEY!!!

    Hogg-DEENEY!!! Squad Player

    He's not going anywhere is he?
  31. Hogg-DEENEY!!!

    Hogg-DEENEY!!! Squad Player

    LOL, there was a time when he was alright in around November time and some Watford fans were proper bigging him up
  32. Hairyfrog

    Hairyfrog Squad Player

    Maybe it was Ivic's tactics that caused him to start playing sideways and backwards only, admittedly his set pieces are poor, but he did in the early days of his loan seem to want to get forward and take a shot, maybe Xisco can work with that and tease some decent football out of him.
  33. RS2

    RS2 Reservist

    It all started when he smashed that free kick against the bar vs Reading, we hadn't seen a free kick like that since the Tozser days. Everyone got a bit excited after that.
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  34. Since63

    Since63 Reservist

    Since when the only thing he's hit with a dead ball delivery is the first man...
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  35. The Voice of Reason

    The Voice of Reason First Team Captain

    Maybe we should try him up front, he can't be worse than Gray surely :D
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