[REPORTED] Yaser Asprilla

Discussion in 'The Transfer List' started by Eric IS Bananman, Aug 27, 2021.

  1. I Blame Bassett

    I Blame Bassett Squad Player

    Who is he?
    I know of Tino.
    Is he good?
    Will we get him?
    Answer the second question first and the third question second please as Groucho nearly said!
     
  2. Eric IS Bananman

    Eric IS Bananman Academy Graduate

    No relation to Tino but is very highy regarded and rated. This tweet was before the potential signing came to light.

    https://twitter.com/cworswick/status/1429625338989006848
     
  3. hornetfan

    hornetfan Academy Graduate

    I admire your consistency. You made exactly the same comment about João Pedro on 13th October 2019 (#778 in [SIGNED perm] João Pedro thread).
     
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  4. Hogg-DEENEY!!!

    Hogg-DEENEY!!! Squad Player

    We all made the same joke about Estupinan and Suarez and they never played for us, Cucho was quite a close-run thing as we'd never have seen him play for us had we not got promoted!
     
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  5. hornetfan

    hornetfan Academy Graduate

    I think that Estupinan and Suarez would probably have played for us if it had not been for relegation, although Suarez had personal reasons for wanting to join Granada. Neither of them wanted to play in the Championship. Unfortunately, Watford needed to sell them because of the financial difficulties caused by relegation and the difficulty of off-loading other players whom Watford did not want to keep.

    I agree that Cucho's arrival was also dependent on Watford's promotion to the Premier League. He would have probably stayed on loan with Getafe if Watford had failed to get promoted. His arrival was also delayed because he did not initially qualify for a work permit.

    Hopefully Yaser Asprilla will arrive at Watford at some time in the future.
     
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  6. RS2

    RS2 Reservist

    Play for us he will not.
     
  7. Hogg-DEENEY!!!

    Hogg-DEENEY!!! Squad Player

    Cucho always seemed a lot more attached to the club than either of those two, I believe he'd even spent time at the club when injured. Suarez always had a connection with Granada, and I feel we'd have had a task on our hands to keep one of the best left-backs in Spain so I don't know if either of them would have stayed if we'd stayed up!
     
  8. hornetfan

    hornetfan Academy Graduate

    I think that Cucho visited Watford on two occasions when he was injured and he does seem to have more of an affinity with the club. I believe that part of the problem with the other players was that Estupinan had only one year remaining on his contract and that Suarez had only two years remaining. Suarez had played for Granada's B team and met his future wife while he was living in that city (which is the reason that he was keen to return so that she could be closer to her family). Estupinan had spent six years living in Spain, but he might have been attracted by the possibility of playing in the Premier League.
     
  9. Eric IS Bananman

    Eric IS Bananman Academy Graduate

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  10. hornetboy1

    hornetboy1 First Team

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  11. hornetfan

    hornetfan Academy Graduate

    I love the originality of the jokes on this forum.
     
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  12. hornetfan

    hornetfan Academy Graduate

    I wonder whether the reason is that he does not yet qualify for a U.K. work permit, but that the Pozzos want to get him over to Europe as soon as possible.
     
  13. Hogg-DEENEY!!!

    Hogg-DEENEY!!! Squad Player

    Well pretty much as soon as he steps on the field in a competitive game for Udinese he'll be eligible for a work permit given the new rules. Seems strange though, the kid is 17 years old and looks wafer-thin, what's wrong with keeping him in South America for a while?
     
  14. Arakel

    Arakel First Team

    Exactly this. He'll qualify for a work permit here by next summer if he goes there in January and gets on the pitch a few times.

    Udinese are going to be a very useful avenue for getting young players work permits for us.
     
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  15. RS2

    RS2 Reservist

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  16. UEA_Hornet

    UEA_Hornet First Team Captain

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  17. Eric IS Bananman

    Eric IS Bananman Academy Graduate

    And Perreyra shows him the physical side.
     
  18. lowerrous

    lowerrous Squad Player

    As posted above he'll likely just be at Udinese to qualify for a work permit then join us in the summer. He looks an exciting prospect, and left-footed attacking flair players are always handy.
     
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  19. IRB

    IRB THe artist formally know as ImRonBurgundy?

    Vile, stalking behaviour
     
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  20. Oscar calling

    Oscar calling Squad Player

    If he does well he will stay with Udinese. If he does very well he will be sold.
     
  21. onion8837

    onion8837 Reservist

    ooo err
     
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  22. reids

    reids Squad Player

    Finally got my unlimited WyScout account so was able to make a more extensive compilation than the ones out there already

     
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  23. Arakel

    Arakel First Team

    Should be a short lesson when it comes to the ladies.
     
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  24. Eric IS Bananman

    Eric IS Bananman Academy Graduate

    I can see why he's so highly rated, ridiculously good for a 17 year old.
     
  25. Burnsy

    Burnsy Squad Player

    Agreed. Marseille are gonna have a fine player on their hands.
     
  26. RS2

    RS2 Reservist

    A lot of his through balls didn't come off but it's a good sign that he's seeing those passes in the first place. He also strikes the ball very cleanly when shooting.

    He gets the thumbs up from me, now which lucky Spanish club will get to keep him?
     
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