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Transfers January 2019 transfer thread

Discussion in 'Tottenham Hotspur' started by Ginolaflair, 27 Jul 2018.

  1. Totti

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    Hoffenheim tend to have more possession than the majority of teams they play. Only 5 teams in the Bundesliga tend to have more possession in a match than them. Dortmund, who are top of the league. Bayern Munich, who are the best team in the country. RB Leipzig and Gladbach (who make up the rest of the top four) and Leverkusen.

    I've questioned stats like that in the past, just like you have. If someone makes more tackles it could simply be because positionally they're not as good for example. But that's all I can really go off when giving someone a view of whether or not he'd be worth signing.

    £18,000,000 is nothing in my opinion and if the reports are true that we've been scouting him and we sign him, then brilliant. I personally don't think we'll sign anyone this window.

    Grillitsch wouldn't even be in my top 5 list of central midfield signings but as his name come up, I was providing stats in his favour. It's usually better than a compilation video (Though i do prefer the individual performance videos that show every touch or tackle as you can get a good idea of his decision making and positional sense in thsoe).
     
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  2. Cranston

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    Wait.

    But Hercules said we were buying Isco??
     
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  3. Reidy

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    No, I do get it, my initial post was a poor attempt at humour, but it's opened up another good debate.

    I guess the problem is that we can't really do by anything else than stats due to how we operate. We can't really take punts on young players who might not make it, we can't pay big for older players. So at the end of the day Poch probably looks at the figures you mention and gets a lot more out of them than I would.

    Sadly, I think this is a flawed method of transfer too as it brings about so many variables. But I guess why that's why I'm on here talking shite while Poch and his staff are running us fantastically well.
     
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    Cheap, can fill the role, sign him. Fuck it, we need to rotate.
     
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  6. Hotspurio

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    Nice but it's worth mentioning Darren Bent scored 24 goals in a season, once.
     
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  7. Totti

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    He did

    But who else was going to score them for Sunderland!?
     
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    We already bought Isco, 2 more players coming in.

    Ps. Poch said no signing in this window but this thread is still hopeful, nutters.
     
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    Sure, i'm just saying it's worth being cautious when it come's to statistics one good season might not translate into many.

    Does look pretty decent though.
     
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    I want Grillitsch and also Berge

    NOW! :tobyarm::levyeyes:
     
  11. Totti

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    YOU'LL GET GREALISH AND BIRD AND YOU'LL LIKE IT

    :levystare:
     
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  12. ElTel

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    :dembelefingers:
     
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    Never heard of this bloke but if hes a mobile "nuisance" type CM then im all for it, right age and plays for a possession based team already...
     
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    I mean, I get a lot of fans don't watch other leagues ... but Hoffenheim was in the Champions League this year and are one of the better teams in Germany (fucking plastic club though) the past few years. Grillitsch played in all 6 CL matches for Hoffenheim and even scored a goal.

    You may have not heard of him, but he's not an obscure player.
     
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  15. vadimivich

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    And the links to Grillitsch is nothing new ... Bild wrote about it nearly a month ago, saying his agent was in London talking to Woolwich and Spurs.

    TSG Hoffenheim: Engländer jagen Grillitsch

     
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  16. Wellsey

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    Apparently goons are skint and not buying any players this window?
     
  17. Fidel Castro

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    A bit like us .
     
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    "Rabiot is a DM"



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    Kroenke refusing to release funds. I’m starting to almost enjoy his antics
     
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  20. Neumanator

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    Mata is available on a free at the end of the season. Could be the experienced, cool head everyone cries out for when we go through the 'letting late goals in' periods.
     
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