It really isn't
They're financially in a better spot, have a more successful recent history and a bigger fambase domestically and globally
They've struggled since Fergie But what makes you think Poch can't achieve in a year what he did with spurs after sherwood?
I'm all for being optimistic...
Our last signing before this window was in January if I remember...Moura came in and took the half season to adjust
He'll buy if he thinks there's value...there often isn't. But Dybala may present a similar opportunity
why not bring him in asap to get treatment at the club, assimilate with the squad and culture and be ready to hit the ground running in september?
If Sess was the only transfer done late, i'd agree - but GLC was also brought in last day, and while it sounds like that was beyond our control...
“We heard from them [Tottenham] for the first time two weeks before the close of the window....And when I finally got an offer it was so ridiculously low that I had to make it super clear that we were not going to take a penny less our asking price, which is exactly what we got....We were so far...
From the Standard: https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/fulham-chief-tony-khan-s-fury-with-tottenham-over-ryan-sessegnon-transfer-deadline-day-deal-a4211156.html
"In an interview on Fulham’s official website, Khan said: “We heard from them [Tottenham] for the first time two weeks before...
Not sure how reliable...
"Tottenham had managed to convince Juventus to help them pay Paulo Dybala's wages. They agreed to it - but Juventus withdrew after Spurs asked for help paying his image rights. Spurs might've pushed harder but weren't totally convinced Dybala wanted to join."
How reliable is Ed Arons?
I can't believe we'd still be negotiating if that were the case - that's the same number quoted during the negotiation with United...it would have been a very short discussion
Di Marzio says "image rights" are the biggest issue
From the article:
"The company which owns Dybala's image rights has advised Tottenham (there have been contacts yesterday) that they...
for those interested (sorry if it's been posted already - figured people may want the source)