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So what are the actual quotas (ie how many non HG, how many HG etc) I must meet
Easiest summary is probably :

- Maximum squad size is 25 (over 21's, unlimited extra under 21)

- Maximum 17 overseas trained players.

- Minimum 4 club trained players, if not reduce squad size by the shortfall

- Minimum 8 HG players (including club trained), if not reduce squad size by the shortfall (but eliminate any double count shortfall on club trained).

- Unlimited qualifying u21 players in addition to up to 25 over 21's
 

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Easiest summary is probably :

- Maximum squad size is 25 (over 21's, unlimited extra under 21)

- Maximum 17 overseas trained players.

- Minimum 4 club trained players, if not reduce squad size by the shortfall

- Minimum 8 HG players (including club trained), if not reduce squad size by the shortfall (but eliminate any double count shortfall on club trained).

- Unlimited qualifying u21 players in addition to up to 25 over 21's

So of my 25, 8 must be HG, 4 club trained?
 
Easiest summary is probably :

- Maximum squad size is 25 (over 21's, unlimited extra under 21)

- Maximum 17 overseas trained players.

- Minimum 4 club trained players, if not reduce squad size by the shortfall

- Minimum 8 HG players (including club trained), if not reduce squad size by the shortfall (but eliminate any double count shortfall on club trained).

- Unlimited qualifying u21 players in addition to up to 25 over 21's

So would this work:

Non HG or club trained

Onana
Lloris
Hakimi
Upamecano
Zagadou
Ballo-Toure
Sanchez
Ndombele
Camavinga (after three years he will be club trained HG)
Lo Celso
Sangare
Lopez
Son
Bergwijn

HG + CT
Austin GK
KWP
Tanganga
Cirkin
Skipp
Kane
Parrott

HG
Eze
Sessegnon
 
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As DoF, I'd sit on my hands and do nothing until I'm fired and paid severance. Then I'll return to my career working as a cam boy with enough money banked up to retire in a few years.

Unless doing nothing is exactly what I've been hired to do. In that case, I suppose I'll ride that gravy train until the day I die.
 

todd1882

'Cause I know the power of the question
I'll play your game of ins 'n outs

Sell:

Hugo 18
Gazza 5
Toby 15
KWP 10
Davies 15
Dier 25
Sissoko 15
Dele 55
Lamela 15
Lucas 25

I'd just let Jan and Vorm leave

198 + 100 = 298

Buy:

Myron Boadu 20
Todd Cantwell 22
Calvin Stengs 20
Teun Koopmeiners 16
Kalvin Phillips 15
Dwight McNeil 20
Caglar Söyüncü 40
Ozan Kabak 32
Jean-Clair Todibo 10
James Justin 4
Dean Henderson 18
Illan Meslier 5

222

Since that leaves me with some spare money and Transfermarkt haven't got the 'Inflated-british-prices' I'll just add some extra talent for a rainy day

Jude Bellingham 12
Eberechi Eze 10
Omar richards 1
Michael Olise 0,9
Neco Williams ?
Nohan Kenneh ?
Coniah Boyce-Clarke ?
Luke Jonathan Thomas ?

245,9 (or ???)

I'll only set up in a 4-3-3

Kane
(Boadu)

Cantwell -------------------------------------------------- Son
(Bergwijn) ------------------------------------------------- (Stengs)

Koopmeiners ----- Phillips ------ Lo Celso
(Winks) ------ (Skipp) ------ (Ndombele)

McNeil ------- Söyüncü ------- Sanchez ------- Justin
(Sessegnon) ------ (Todibo) ------ (Kabak) ------ (Aurier)

Henderson
(Meslier)​


That does leave some work for the coaching staff to make that LB work, and make sure Skipp is ready to be a 2nd choice.

Send Parrott, Foyth and Tanganga out on loan. I wouldn't sell Foyth until I had seen him get regular starts
Someone's been watching some Schalke. That's two I would think about as well.
 

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I'll play your game of ins 'n outs

Sell:

Hugo 18
Gazza 5
Toby 15
KWP 10
Davies 15
Dier 25
Sissoko 15
Dele 55
Lamela 15
Lucas 25

I'd just let Jan and Vorm leave

198 + 100 = 298

Buy:

Myron Boadu 20
Todd Cantwell 22
Calvin Stengs 20
Teun Koopmeiners 16
Kalvin Phillips 15
Dwight McNeil 20
Caglar Söyüncü 40
Ozan Kabak 32
Jean-Clair Todibo 10
James Justin 4
Dean Henderson 18
Illan Meslier 5

222

Since that leaves me with some spare money and Transfermarkt haven't got the 'Inflated-british-prices' I'll just add some extra talent for a rainy day

Jude Bellingham 12
Eberechi Eze 10
Omar richards 1
Michael Olise 0,9
Neco Williams ?
Nohan Kenneh ?
Coniah Boyce-Clarke ?
Luke Jonathan Thomas ?

245,9 (or ???)

I'll only set up in a 4-3-3

Kane
(Boadu)

Cantwell -------------------------------------------------- Son
(Bergwijn) ------------------------------------------------- (Stengs)

Koopmeiners ----- Phillips ------ Lo Celso
(Winks) ------ (Skipp) ------ (Ndombele)

McNeil ------- Söyüncü ------- Sanchez ------- Justin
(Sessegnon) ------ (Todibo) ------ (Kabak) ------ (Aurier)

Henderson
(Meslier)​


That does leave some work for the coaching staff to make that LB work, and make sure Skipp is ready to be a 2nd choice.

Send Parrott, Foyth and Tanganga out on loan. I wouldn't sell Foyth until I had seen him get regular starts
Todibo for 10m is a great shout. Was stupid to leave Toulouse when he did, and waste a year of his development.
 
So would this work:

Non HG or club trained

Onana
Lloris
Hakimi
Upamecano
Zagadou
Ballo-Toure
Sanchez
Ndombele
Camavinga (after three years he will be club trained HG)
Lo Celso
Sangare
Lopez
Son
Bergwijn
Total 14 Overseas trained

HG + CT
Austin GK (Club trained)
KWP (Club trained)
Tanganga (u21 next season, club trained following season)
Cirkin (u21 next season, club trained in 3 seasons time)
Skipp (u21 next season, club trained in 2 seasons time)
Kane (Club trained)
Parrott (u21 next season, club trained in 2 seasons time)

HG
Eze (Trained at club affiliated to the FA)
As shown above :

14 Overseas trained players
3 Club trained
1 Trained at club affiliated to the FA
4 u21's

So yes no problem with the 22 man squad, might be one or two players too small in practice ?

Terminology
- HG is used in PL regulations to mean any players trained by a club affiliated with The FA, they don't hve a separate category of 'Club trained' players.

- In UEFA regulations there are 2 categories 'Club trained' and 'trained at club affiliated with The FA.

In practice I doubt Spurs being able to bring in 7 overseas trained players, existing players won't want to move on - my strong suspicion is that coronavirus will hit GDP worldwide meaning all clubs want to reduce wages but players on 5 years terms will refuse to reduce wages and refuse transfers to clubs playing lower wages.

So I'd guess we'll be lucky to bring in more than say 3 overseas trained players, but could bring in probably 2 other players trained by clubs affiliated with The FA (incl. Eze) assuming Dele stays in addition.
 

todd1882

'Cause I know the power of the question
Current Team:
GKDFMFFW
Lloris 18mSanchez 35mSkipp 15mSessegnon 25m
Gazzaniga 5mAlderwiereld 15mNdombele 50mAlli 55m
Vorm 0mVertonghen 0mLo Celso 50mSon 60m
Foyth 15mWinks 40mBergwijn 30m
Tanganga 10mSissoko 15mMoura 25m
Davies 15mLamela 15m
Aurier 15mKane 150m
KWP 10m
Dier 25m

Funds from sales: 333M
Funds provided: 100M - 30M for Jose's pension fund = 70M
# of remaining contracted players: 12
# of CT players: 3
# of HG players: 5 (PL), 4 (Europe)

New Team: -20M compensation to RBL for Julian Nagelsmann
GKDFMFFW
Cillessen 18M*Dier 25mLo Celso 50mSon 60m
Meslier 5MSessegnon 25m (U21)Ndombele 50mBergwijn 30m
Button 1.5MDavies 15m^Winks 40mMoura 25m
Tanganga 10m (U21)Skipp 15m (U21)Thuram 28M
Tah 35MLamela 15MChouiar 8M
N'Dicka 25MZakaria 45MBailey 37M
Fofana 6MPhillips 15MMavididi 4M
Lewis 12MGuimaraes 35M
Smith 9M
*poss. Hradecky*poss. Bogle 9M or wait
Total fund for Window: 333M (sales) + 100M (sweaty, cobwebby Levy pounds) = 433M Squids
Total cost of incomings and compensation: 50M for managers + 283.5 = 333.5 *This can also be worked by flip-flopping Sonny for Harry with a 10M buffer but this is a tactical choice.

99.5M leftover for the further rebuild in the next windows.
# of incoming players: 15
#CT players: 5
#HG players: 10 (PL), 9 (Europe)^

Team of pressing monsters able to hold possession or quickly strike but more in line with his Hoffenheim team that he crafted over 4 years rather than his RBL team he inherited with that line-fluffing, pace merchant hurensohn Werner. Make or break on Dier and Davies but both would help transition and possibly be better in an expected 3ATB. Team's all about rotation, athleticism, technique, and tactical flexibility. And I have money in the bank and roster spots available with a few more expected the next year.

Gonna go with a 3-1-4-2 from the Hoffenheim days of intense pressing but this team can play about any formation:
Cillessen
Dier
Tah
N'Dicka
Zakaria
Smith
Ndombele
GLC
Lewis
Thuram
Sonny

formation code
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[FORMATION=3142,Cillessen,Dier,Tah,N'Dicka,Zakaria,Smith,Ndombele,GLC,Lewis,Thuram,Sonny][/FORMATION]

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Why did Schalke have such a terrible string of results a while back?
Dunno. I'm not following them closely. I don't think their attacking firepower is worth too much, Burgstaller, Raman, Kutucu and Matondo. Every time I watch them, there seems to be a lot of changes to both personnel and tactics. Don't know if it's injuries or Wagner who's just looking for answers. The tall defender, Sane, has been out for a while and there's been some noise around Nübel. But yeah, my guess would be, they need more quality up top
 

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Dunno. I'm not following them closely. I don't think their attacking firepower is worth too much, Burgstaller, Raman, Kutucu and Matondo. Every time I watch them, there seems to be a lot of changes to both personnel and tactics. Don't know if it's injuries or Wagner who's just looking for answers. The tall defender, Sane, has been out for a while and there's been some noise around Nübel. But yeah, my guess would be, they need more quality up top
I haven't watched them since their 0-0 draw with BVB. Which of their players are you keen on?
 
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