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Leon Bailey, been impressed with him in Belgium and just became stronger in Germany, he s rather well known now so not a true hidden gem

In the belgian league i see 6 players that would be able to make it in the big leagues : Landry Dimata, Jonathan David, Alexis Saelemakers, Sander Berge, Zinho Vanheusden and Giorgi Chakvetadze
it doesnt surprise me. same reason they got Pellegrini. They have gotten themselves obsessed with "Big Names", and making statements, simply because, IMO, they got a big stadium.

they think have repeated this with their signings, and yet some make no sense. why drop 7 million on Fabianski. Its arguable they he isnt an improvement on Adrian (and is possibly not as good), and he's two years older. Its a signing for the sake of it, to make them feel and look (in the eyes of the press and some supporters) like players in the market

If they had gotten someone like Eddie Howe and given him free hand to develop a team I would be slightly nervy that they might actually get somewhere.

Eddie Howe, Callum Wilson, Lewis Cook, David Brooks, Alfie Mawson & James Maddison would have cost the same, less possibly taking wages into account than its cost them to get Pelligrini & all of their summer signings this time around.

I don't mind Fabianski in all honesty but I do think they should have taken a punt on Butland after Stoke went down. Amazing that he's gone from being nip tuck for England number 1 to a Championship player without even kicking a ball this summer.

West Ham's obsession with being big instead of laying the foundations on how to be big is just laziness or being completely clueless from all involved. I'd love to see them finish 15th or something like that after getting out of their cages this year about the transfer window (ideally I'd like to see them in the bottom 3 but that ain't going to be happening)
Eddie Howe, Callum Wilson, Lewis Cook, David Brooks, Alfie Mawson & James Maddison would have cost the same, less possibly taking wages into account than its cost them to get Pelligrini & all of their summer signings this time around.

Eddie Howe has done a great job at getting in young English talent at Bouremouth and improving them.

Given that Spurs currently have 20 'overseas trained' players for UEFA purposes (we can only name 17 in the squad) and 5 Club Trained or 'Trained by other clubs affiliated to FA, so we will be restricted to a 22 man squad (plus Walker-Peters and Carter-Vickers who are u21's), we could have done with taking a punt on one or two of these rather than a N'Koudou.

Problem with all PL clubs having so much TV money, the likes of Bournemouth don't have much incentive to sell to Spurs, so we will need to buy relatively untested players from Championship or League 1, which we used to do, but Spurs seem to have stopped, but the Grealish saga suggests we recognise we need to do again, as well as bring through some of our own youngsters from the Academy.


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The kind of player I want to see us go after. Got to be on our radar should Eriksen not sign a new deal & would be within our price range


He'll either flourish and be a world star or he won't make it and we can just sell him.

I always think of Verratti in this instance. Never played a single minute of top flight football before PSG gambled on him. Now look. One of the best midfielders in world football.

Tonali is even higher rated as well.
Danny Loader, 18 year old striker at Reading would be worth following. He looks like he has all the physical elements needed to succeed, and he has stepped up to the first team recently. He is stronger and quicker than in this video now.

Will Hughes has a great engine and a great attitude. The ceiling might not be incredibly high, but he would work well in a "push and run" type game and is also pretty physical in his play. With him, Winks and Eriksen in midfield we would have a lot of movement and energy. Chips in with goals, but he probably could do more in that department. He should probably be aiming to get 8 or 10 a season.

Danny Loader? is he from the porn industry


I m afraid only Ziyech is a realistic option, Van de beek is never going to come to play the second fiddle to Kane

Kane? Vd Beek? Vd Beek is not a striker or even a forward, mate. He’s a pure midfielder.

I thinks he’s actually a fantastic replacement for Dembele.

Ziyech would be awesome Chris replacement but I prefer Chris to stay...


Now I'm a big fat dynamo!
I was very impressed with Ander Capa in the Basque derby tonight. 27 year old right back for Athletic club. Was like a prime Walker but he knew what to do with a ball.
Erling Braut Håland: A 19 year old Norwegian beast forward. Transferred to RB Salzburg in the Austrian Bundesliga in January, after doing very well for Molde - including scoring 4 goals in 17 minutes against Brann in a 4-0 win last summer.

Did not play much for RB in the spring, as they gave him time to get settled. This season he's become a regular starter, and is currently top scorer in the Austrian Bundesliga with 8 goals in 6 games.

Became top scorer in the U20 world cup this summer, with 10 goals in three matches, after scoring one against Italy and setting a new record with 9 goals in one game in Norway's 12-0 thrashing of Honduras.

A cool finisher with a beast physique, very professional, loves football, decent technique. Will most likely become great. Son of Alf Inge Haaland, who played for Nottm Forest and Man City, who famously got destroyed by that nasty, should-go-to-jail, cunt Roy Keane.

Would be fantastic having him partnering up with Kane, having Kane as our 10 and Braut Haaland as our 9.
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