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ralphs bald spot

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The lack of guile in midfield is a problem the side is very functional well organised and we will do ok but having a player outside the front 3 who could have added some different options is a major disappointment - before all the nonsense about he doesn't play with a nbr 10 begins it didn't have to be a number 10 it really needed to be a wide player who could tuck in inside and be able to receive the ball and be progressive with it none of the midfield players can really do that - we haven't got that in the side and in games like last night it might have turned a point into 3

The window has been ok 3 good signings wait and see with the centre half the other 3 we will hardly see so as in so many windows it feels like an opportunity has been missed
 

golfspurs

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Today we shall be register the Squad Players for UCL Group Stage

Now we have 18 List A Players that mean 1 player can't be register in group stage, we can guess that be Matar Sarr.
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SpartanSpur

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With fans of both North London sides frustrated of their lack of late activity, I thought it'd be interesting to knock up a quick 'B team' comparison based on the main starting XI of both sides in the season so far.

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I think this raises a few interesting points:

1. Our depth is much more experienced at the top level than theirs. Hopefully the busy schedule will catch up with them soon. The fact we've managed to rebuild our squad in terms of quality depth in half of the time Arteta/Edu have had is a big plus point for Paratici.

2. Had we loaned/sold Gil and Tanganga and purchased a starting LCB as originally planned and then a Zaniolo/Zaha/Maddison type to compliment the attack I think we'd have a lower mid-table second XI.

3. Based on the above you can see how we could be 1-2 windows away from a very competitive squad in Conte's image. Key targets need to be a starting LCB and Deki rotation option, which we know is on the agenda from our pursuits of Bastoni and Zaniolo. This leaves a first team upgrade on RWB, for which hopefully a suitable option appears at the end of the season. The one big question mark is Kane's future. If we can secure a new contract for him now before the world cup then we'll be in great shape.
 

crazyguitarman

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Here is a first XI of current players who joined since Fabio Paratici has been at the club (1 July, 2021). Not at all bad if you ask me.

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VoteMe4Prez

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So what are the thoughts of us going back in for Zaniolo and Bastoni come January or next summer? Wrong thread?
 

MattPhilpott

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Wasn’t sure where to post, but looking at the available free agents and seeing Dan-Axel Zagadou is available at the moment…not sure what has happened there as he was really highly rated a few years back, 6ft4, left footed physical monster.

having a look he made 19 apps last season, got a few mins, and only missed 6 games through injury (2 of which were for COVID)…

feel like he would be a decent acquisition and definitely fits the profile of what Conte likes in a player, French and Champions League Experience, would offer more than Tanganga in my opinion….

On top of that (and bare with me here) Ross Barkley is also available for nothing…

28 years old, another physical player, offers something a little different in midfield and HG, on a 1 year deal could be a decent pickup too, would add a bit of depth and more experience. I know he has had his injury problems but so has Zaniolo but Conte fancies him too…

I just think that there’s a couple of decent people available to bolster the squad a little further as temp gaps to fill in order to keep us competitive in the event of an injury crisis…
 

chrisd2k

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If you're counting Romero in this window, you need to free up the funds we had for the window we signed him. I'd argue that counting Romero towards any spending now is a bit misleading, especially with amortisation, etc.
Did we have any? Might be why we did a loan with obligation
 

chrisd2k

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Because people's unaddressed areas are not Conte's unaddressed areas.

I think Conte would still like:
  • a Perisic equivalent for RWB; and
  • cover for Deki.
Conte's areas to address January/next summer will be one or maybe 2 CBs depending on how Lenglet gets on during the season (as maybe he becomes one of those CBs).
We don't really know what Conte wanted though. As in really know. We can't state things like this as fact.

He might be quite angry, happy, meh... His quotes seem a bit on the fence for me. Talking long term is good if he signs a contract but if he doesn't it might be because he wasn't completely happy with our business.

I'll get negged for that but the proof will be in the contract
 

Stoof

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We don't really know what Conte wanted though. As in really know. We can't state things like this as fact.

He might be quite angry, happy, meh... His quotes seem a bit on the fence for me. Talking long term is good if he signs a contract but if he doesn't it might be because he wasn't completely happy with our business.

I'll get negged for that but the proof will be in the contract
Hence the use of word “think”. I’m probably missing a probably to make it absolutely completely stark raving obvious I’m not Conte’s inner voice - sorry for the confusion that must have caused.

Look at Dan Kilpatrick’s summary of Conte’s thoughts on the window from Friday.
 
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