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David Villa Departs New York City Football Club

Discussion in 'Team News and Rumors' started by LionNYC, Nov 28, 2018.

  1. Fantazma

    Fantazma Senior Member Seasoned Supporter

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    these kids gonna have to start playing pro soon, our team or send them to USL right away on loans
     
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    Ulrich Senior Member Elite Donor Donor Seasoned Supporter

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    Yep, the team is either gonna have to start a reserve team or promise minutes on first team or they’re gonna lose the kids they’ve been grooming since 13/14 to college (or overseas if they hold a passport).

    They stalled for years but now it’s hitting the point of no return with some of the kids.
     
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  3. Kjbert

    Kjbert Senior Member Seasoned Supporter

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    Owosu steps in immediately and fills a gap for this team. Don’t see Chanot coming back.
     
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  4. Ulrich

    Ulrich Senior Member Elite Donor Donor Seasoned Supporter

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    He’s good enough to fill a gap left by a starter leaving, or he’s good enough to be a low depth player? Big difference and not clear per your last post.
     
  5. Fantazma

    Fantazma Senior Member Seasoned Supporter

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    i thought it was already determined chanot was gone. so there is high hopes for Ibeagha then, who isint bad. but the whole playing out the back he struggled from what i remember.
     
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    JohnB Junior Member Donor

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    But they brought in Amagat from La Liga giants Girona
     
  7. Fantazma

    Fantazma Senior Member Seasoned Supporter

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    seems like its our "best" class because they all play together so many years. but im not really following the lower classes so i dont know if there is anyone making noise.
     
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    Kjbert Senior Member Seasoned Supporter

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    He’s good enough to fill the Sweat 5th CB role.

    From the Villa event, we know they are discussing a new contract with at least one player who had their options declined
     
  9. Fantazma

    Fantazma Senior Member Seasoned Supporter

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    i bet its wallace :rolleyes:
     
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  10. Kjbert

    Kjbert Senior Member Seasoned Supporter

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    I think it’s mcnamara.
     
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  11. Fantazma

    Fantazma Senior Member Seasoned Supporter

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    still :rolleyes:, but since he domestic they will keep him if they go down on that salary
     
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  12. Ulrich

    Ulrich Senior Member Elite Donor Donor Seasoned Supporter

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    So he’s being signed as a sign/hold role because they were afraid they’d lose him. The 5th CB shouldn’t be getting any minutes.
     
  13. Kjbert

    Kjbert Senior Member Seasoned Supporter

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    I think it’s mcnamara for a variety of reasons but mostly because of the versatility in midfield he provides.
     
  14. Korker

    Korker Junior Member Elite Donor

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    I mean, in an ideal world, that would be the case. It's a salary cap league so it's hard to build a roster with large talent pools. Teams that are largely successful in this league have great academies and homegrown to supplement the bigger spending. We have two home grown players ever and only 1 has seen any sort of real time. They brought in some great caliber players in (ITS, Tinnerholm, Ring, Chanot, Callens) over the past few seasons but also have misses (Berget, Ofori, etc.) and in a salary cap league, you can't afford to have misses and with home grown players, the misses are fewer typically. Find me a DP worthy player who would of willingly came her last season that would of made our team better. My guess is that you'll struggle to find any realistic options that would genuinely improve the team. It sucks that they couldn't get him a Cup, but at the end of the day, the team went out and tried to win.
     
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  15. Ulrich

    Ulrich Senior Member Elite Donor Donor Seasoned Supporter

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    Are you talking money spent on recent NYCFC DPs, or funding needed for a true DP caliber player that can make an actual instant impact??? Because I find it difficult to believe a true difference maker couldn’t be found any year if Uncle CFG opened the miserly checkbook.
     
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    Kjbert Senior Member Seasoned Supporter

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    You could even get one off their bench
     
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    Shwafta Active Member

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    There's a big difference between someone respected and with a prior foundation in this community, who has a track record of good insider knowledge, and you.
     
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    Not to call out your source but my source who I trust very much says almost the exact opposite of what you’re saying.
     
  19. LionNYC

    LionNYC Senior Member Staff Member Elite Donor Seasoned Supporter

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    Don't you say that. Chanot will be back. I want to believe.
     
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    mgarbowski Senior Member Elite Donor Donor Seasoned Supporter

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    Funny if it's the same guy and neither of you know he's playing games.
     
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