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Post by Ramone » Fri Jan 25, 2019 10:06 pm

Did anyone want another Slimani situation? Surely the right call if he's not ready to play ASAP
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Post by Toondes » Fri Jan 25, 2019 10:08 pm

That’s the whole point of medical isn’t it. If he’s failed it obviously we won’t sign him. Why the hysteria ? (Everyone said he was s*** anyway).
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Post by Bodacious Benny » Fri Jan 25, 2019 10:13 pm

Apparently he played for lazio 5 days ago so how bad can his injury be.
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Post by krully » Fri Jan 25, 2019 10:35 pm

slimani got an assist before he was crocked and we signed De Jong when he was injured

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Post by Bodacious Benny » Fri Jan 25, 2019 10:39 pm

Well I’ll be interested to see how long it is before he features for Lazio again. From memory we knew Slimani was more crocked than it sounds like Lukaku is.
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Post by lassassinblanc » Fri Jan 25, 2019 10:55 pm

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Post by Double Agent Bruce a.k.a DAB » Sat Jan 26, 2019 5:51 am

Benitez say it at his pres conference before today's game. There's not imminent trnasfers in or out. So no exactly a shock.

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Post by Colly » Sat Jan 26, 2019 7:24 am

See, I told you I didn't see him.

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Post by lassassinblanc » Sat Jan 26, 2019 10:36 am

Toondes wrote:
Fri Jan 25, 2019 10:08 pm
That’s the whole point of medical isn’t it. If he’s failed it obviously we won’t sign him. Why the hysteria ? (Everyone said he was s*** anyway).
Agreed, that is the point of a medical, if he isn't ready or they fear he could breakdown then they made the right call.

Of course medicals are subjective and are based on opinions he may well do a medical tomorrow with another club and pass it by their standards.
Look at Demba Ba for example he failed a medical with stoke before signing for West Ham
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Post by CIH » Sat Jan 26, 2019 10:46 am

lassassinblanc wrote:
Sat Jan 26, 2019 10:36 am
Toondes wrote:
Fri Jan 25, 2019 10:08 pm
That’s the whole point of medical isn’t it. If he’s failed it obviously we won’t sign him. Why the hysteria ? (Everyone said he was s*** anyway).
Agreed, that is the point of a medical, if he isn't ready or they fear he could breakdown then they made the right call.

Of course medicals are subjective and are based on opinions he may well do a medical tomorrow with another club and pass it by their standards.
Look at Demba Ba for example he failed a medical with stoke before signing for West Ham
Or Remy with Liverpool. Was funny with Ba, I seem to remember Stoke fans chanting he's a wanker when we played them. And Pulisic calling his knee a ticking time bomb Pretty sure he scored a hat trick.

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Post by Bruuuuuuuuce () » Sat Jan 26, 2019 10:47 am

Think the hysteria is probably linked to the fact that it's taken the club 26 days to get someone in for a medical only for them to apparently fail because of past injuries (something people I've seen commenting on the transfer knew about as the story was breaking that we agreed a deal).

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Post by lassassinblanc » Sat Jan 26, 2019 10:59 am

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Think the hysteria is probably linked to the fact that it's taken the club 26 days to get someone in for a medical only for them to apparently fail because of past injuries (something people I've seen commenting on the transfer knew about as the story was breaking that we agreed a deal).
True, with only 5 days left now I'm not holding my breath.

Henry getting the sack is probably bad news for any Barreca deal too.
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Post by Toondes » Sat Jan 26, 2019 11:20 am

Luque wrote:
Sat Jan 26, 2019 10:47 am
Think the hysteria is probably linked to the fact that it's taken the club 26 days to get someone in for a medical only for them to apparently fail because of past injuries (something people I've seen commenting on the transfer knew about as the story was breaking that we agreed a deal).
We should know better by now. I don’t get my hopes up anymore.
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Post by originallad » Sat Jan 26, 2019 12:30 pm

Good. He's s***. But also, we're s***. So s***. We should try signing slimani on loan.

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Post by UlversToon » Sat Jan 26, 2019 1:10 pm

originallad wrote:
Sat Jan 26, 2019 12:30 pm
Good. He's s***. But also, we're s***. So s***. We should try signing slimani on loan.
Isn't he s***?

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Post by CIH » Sat Jan 26, 2019 2:04 pm

Been linked to Cardiff as a good will gesture from Leicester, Slimani. Although judging by his last two loans I'm not sure it's all that selfless.

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Post by originallad » Sat Jan 26, 2019 2:15 pm

UlversToon wrote:
Sat Jan 26, 2019 1:10 pm
originallad wrote:
Sat Jan 26, 2019 12:30 pm
Good. He's s***. But also, we're s***. So s***. We should try signing slimani on loan.
Isn't he s***?
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CIH wrote:
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Been linked to Cardiff as a good will gesture from Leicester, Slimani. Although judging by his last two loans I'm not sure it's all that selfless.
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Post by Remember Colo » Mon Jan 28, 2019 3:47 pm

Luque wrote:
Sat Jan 26, 2019 10:47 am
Think the hysteria is probably linked to the fact that it's taken the club 26 days to get someone in for a medical only for them to apparently fail because of past injuries (something people I've seen commenting on the transfer knew about as the story was breaking that we agreed a deal).
Absolutely. It was no secret he'd had his knee injury, so if they were so concerned about the risk of reinjury, they probably should have targeted someone else in the first place.

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Re: The Lukaku thread (Deal Off; wouldn’t accept payment in SD mugs)

Post by overseasTOON » Mon Jan 28, 2019 4:15 pm

I remember when we signed Demba Ba amid rumours that he was a game or two away from having his leg amputated.

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