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2018 Roster Discussion

Discussion in 'Team News and Rumors' started by The Toe, Nov 6, 2017.

  1. derek_villa

    derek_villa Active Member Seasoned Supporter

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    I think you can make strong arguments that the last three geriatric signings (Zlatan, Rooney, Bastian) were not made for sporting reasons. The league as a whole is trending away for those types of signings. The fact that someone like Zlatan was willing to come over as a TAM player is quite remarkable.
     
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    sundance Regular Member Elite Donor

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    “TAM player”
     
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  3. Kjbert

    Kjbert Senior Member Seasoned Supporter

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    Mikey and Brandt. Both gone.
     
  4. Kjbert

    Kjbert Senior Member Seasoned Supporter

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    I never said my tweet was prime level. I don't know why anyone would read my tweets frankly.

    And it was a funny response. Just weird that a professional athlete would respond. Third time.
     
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    dummyrun Active Member Elite Donor

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    Yeah we've got to pick a narrative here. Either Ibra's getting paid what they say he's getting paid, in which case he's the best sporting-reasons deal in league history, or else, well, the thing that actually happened happened.
     
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    Midas Mulligan Senior Member Elite Donor Donor Seasoned Supporter International Liaison

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    What was that? I want to know...
     
  7. dummyrun

    dummyrun Active Member Elite Donor

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    Me too!
     
  8. derek_villa

    derek_villa Active Member Seasoned Supporter

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    Its well known he is getting sponsorship money on the side, but does LAG make a move for him if they weren't now competing with LAFC for the limelight after they spent all the allocation money they did to bring over Ola Kamara and considering much they need to upgrade their backline.
     
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    dummyrun Active Member Elite Donor

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    I guess that comes down to personal preference, you know? Some MLS GMs might want to spend that $1.5m on the best pure striker of the last twenty years and others might want Bořek Dočkal .
     
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    Shwafta Regular Member

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    LionNYC Senior Member Staff Member Elite Donor Seasoned Supporter

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    Does this mean we can trade/dump McNamara since we now have another guy from New York on the roster. This one is actually from Queens.
     
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    Shwafta Regular Member

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    ooh, that's a good point... this guy can be our new "cult hero ny guy"! Assuming he's better than U3, of course.
     
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    mgarbowski Senior Member Elite Donor Donor Seasoned Supporter

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    Does this guy know how to pronounce all the neighborhood and town names? That seems to be Tommy's main contribution specifically as a local.
     
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    roxfontaine Level Up Elite Donor Donor Seasoned Supporter

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    Saw him yesterday at the open training. Was wondering when they'd announce him since he was already wearing a regular squad number. Let's see what he can do.
     
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    canchon Active Member Seasoned Supporter

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    Can Daniel Bedoya pronounce Quogue?
     
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    ko- ghe
     
  17. Kjbert

    Kjbert Senior Member Seasoned Supporter

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    Qwah-Guh
     
  18. NickA

    NickA NYCFC ★ JUVE Elite Donor Donor Seasoned Supporter

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    More talent at the top for MLS standards...but I meant the names that have been thrown around throughout the years have subsided. We aren't getting big names and we don't want old talent. There's quality depth which will make for better game play. That's not a dig, that's a compliment to the league for trying to build right. Though there is some trash play still, there's some good talent sprinkled about.
     
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    He was coming off a major injury at an old age. Its work out well for LAG but don't downplay how risky it was.
     
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    There is literally not a club in the world that would have considered it risky under those conditions to sign Ibra for a $1.5m salary and zero transfer fee. Which is why the official story is bullshit.
     
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