Alexander Sørloth

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Is it not possible that Palace do want him back but obviously have to accept the loan to buy clause and Sorloth has no intention of returning perhaps because he enjoys Trabzonspor more? Or perhaps also because he or his agent thinks that they would be easier to deal with than Palace considering our and Leipzig's reported interest?
 

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From Ally’s colleague Rob Guest at Football London: “Talk of a move for Sorloth has come from the Trabzonspor president as he stated over the weekend that Spurs and RB Leipzig are keen. Jose Mourinho was quizzed about the comments in his press conference and he claimed that he couldn't say it was not true after it came from the president. Sorloth is a typical Mourinho striker but we understand that he isn't one they're looking to make a move for.”
 

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From Ally’s colleague Rob Guest at Football London: “Talk of a move for Sorloth has come from the Trabzonspor president as he stated over the weekend that Spurs and RB Leipzig are keen. Jose Mourinho was quizzed about the comments in his press conference and he claimed that he couldn't say it was not true after it came from the president. Sorloth is a typical Mourinho striker but we understand that he isn't one they're looking to make a move for.”
Good. because he's not good enough.
 

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Thing is, people do say "we should have bought (insert Red Bull player here) before them".

If we went for Haaland before them, this is what we'd see:
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People would probably complain. One good season, poor league, no one else interested. They (RB) did their scouting and took a punt, and the rest is of course the old cliche.

Haaland is different because he was younger, but there are similarities. Those RB scouts know what they are doing, so we might be looking at the right type of player, regardless of his previous form.

As you say, we either i) or ii). Problem with ii) is:
- If we go within budget, we'll get a King or Wilson and not necessarily better
- If we want a Haaland-type prospect after they have been 'found', we're paying Bale type money.

I can completely understand why the ITK (from Dragon?) suggests we are interested in the i) type player, and especially if it's potentially as part of getting 2 of that position in.
You realize Haaland was a teenager, like 17 or 18 years old in those seasons you mentioned? And scoring in absurd amounts at U21 level already.

Not really a good comparison whatsoever.
 

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It's Pronounced "MilikEdouarDakaViniciusDialloth" but you have to really pronounce the V
 

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It would be nice to maybe bring in a striker before we play 2 games in 48 hours next week. Thought that was the whole point, if we end up waiting till end of window we’ll almost be past that chaotic fixture period so Levy may as well just save money and wait till January again. Our player targeting is so messy so often.
 

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It would be nice to maybe bring in a striker before we play 2 games in 48 hours next week. Thought that was the whole point, if we end up waiting till end of window we’ll almost be past that chaotic fixture period so Levy may as well just save money and wait till January again. Our player targeting is so messy so often.
 

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Genuine question, why the disapproval of signing him? Because he couldn't even find his feet in Palace? But he scored tonnes in Trabzonspor. Then was it because the league he scored in is a lowly league?

How are we so sure the rest of the striker targets are supposedly better than him?
 
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