NYCFC Players Wanted Thread

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NYCFC_Dan

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To keep the transfers thread organized please discuss next season free agents and players you'd like to see play for the club here.
These would be players with no link to NYCFC whatsoever.
 
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We do have serious age issues. This roster needs to younger quickly. 2 of the youngest guys are on loan from MC. Remove them, average goes way up.
 
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NYCFC now has 6+ starters who are over 30. Villa, Pirlo, Lampard, Iraola, Saunders, Hernandez, Wingert or Grabovoy or Ballouchy. Even potential signee Tefu is 30.

Orlando has 1 or 2 (Kaka and sometimes Neal or Collins), LA even with Gerrard only has 4 max. It's an issue.
 

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Eh.


Edit: Sorry, haven't a hell of a time emedding. Hopefully this is it.
Hey that's me!

10 of our players are 25 or younger.
Johansen 22
Shelton 22
Brandt 22
Poku 23
Mullins 23
Velazquez 24
Diskerud 24
McNamara 24
Allen 25
Taylor 25

If you add loanees that number goes to 14.
Angelino 18
Facey 20
Meara 24
Calle 24

We have 6 players between 26 and 30
Brovsky 26
Williams 27
John 28
Watson-Siriboe 28
Nemec 29
Jacoboson 29

We have 10 players above age 30
Hernandez 31
Ballouchy 32
Grabavoy 32
Villa 33
Iraola 33
Wingert 33
Alvarez 35
Pirlo 36
Lampard 37

We have a good young team with a few exceptions. (Our DPs) I'm not too worried. Besides I'm sure we can bring in younger guys now that the window is open.

Jefferson Mena is 26
Mashamaite is 30
 

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Two pick two teams at random since there doesn't seem to be a combined list out there:

Philadelphia:
25 or younger: 19
26-30: 10
31 or older: 4

Montreal:
25 or younger: 15
26-30: 9
30 or older: 5

NYCFCfan NYCFCfan's numbers for NYCFC: 14, 6, 10

While Philadelphia has a few more U25s, they also have a bigger roster (33 vs 29&30).

Of the players MagnusPax MagnusPax mentioned, I expect Hernandez, Wingert, Grabovoy, and Ballouchy to all see a decreased role as reinforcements arrive (both known and unknown). As an expansion team, I'm not surprised to see us skew slightly older, but I don't think it's a problem or anything to worry about. If they keep bringing in 35 year olds, sure, but there's no indication of that happening.
 

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Two pick two teams at random since there doesn't seem to be a combined list out there:

Philadelphia:
25 or younger: 19
26-30: 10
31 or older: 4

Montreal:
25 or younger: 15
26-30: 9
30 or older: 5

NYCFCfan NYCFCfan's numbers for NYCFC: 14, 6, 10

While Philadelphia has a few more U25s, they also have a bigger roster (33 vs 29&30).

Of the players MagnusPax MagnusPax mentioned, I expect Hernandez, Wingert, Grabovoy, and Ballouchy to all see a decreased role as reinforcements arrive (both known and unknown). As an expansion team, I'm not surprised to see us skew slightly older, but I don't think it's a problem or anything to worry about. If they keep bringing in 35 year olds, sure, but there's no indication of that happening.
There's no combined list, I checked. I don't care what their ages are as long as we keep winning. The late 90's Yankees brought in aging stars for a year or two and won. Why can't we do the same here? Bring them in for a year or two while we develop our own younger guys like Poku, Shelton and Mullins.
 

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Two pick two teams at random since there doesn't seem to be a combined list out there:

Philadelphia:
25 or younger: 19
26-30: 10
31 or older: 4

Montreal:
25 or younger: 15
26-30: 9
30 or older: 5

NYCFCfan NYCFCfan's numbers for NYCFC: 14, 6, 10

While Philadelphia has a few more U25s, they also have a bigger roster (33 vs 29&30).

Of the players MagnusPax MagnusPax mentioned, I expect Hernandez, Wingert, Grabovoy, and Ballouchy to all see a decreased role as reinforcements arrive (both known and unknown). As an expansion team, I'm not surprised to see us skew slightly older, but I don't think it's a problem or anything to worry about. If they keep bringing in 35 year olds, sure, but there's no indication of that happening.
Im not convinced that all of them will see decreased roles. Hernandez vs Facey. Ballouchy or Grabavoy vs McNamara, Calle? Calle/Angelino vs Wingert? The rest of the list still adds up to 5 without them. Are there good MLS teams with 5 or 6 plus 30 year olds in starting 11? Who cares is on the bench or reserves.
 

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Players with no link but who we could maybe, possibly, realistically go after. (all available on free transfers)

Isaac Cuenca - 24 RW
Was supposed to be the next great Barcelona attacker but never lived up to the hype though he has shown flashes of brilliance in the past. Could use the Barcelona connection we have to sign him up.

Ezequiel Munoz - 24 CB
Young defender who had been targeted by Spurs among other Premier League teams in the past.

Alberto Cerri - 19 ST
Let's keep raiding Parma. He's been playing with Italy's U18 & U19 teams so he's clearly got some talent. A young Italian up top to pair with Villa and who could help Pirlo feel at home. Yes please.

Mauro dos Santos - 26 CB
Young defender just started to cut his teeth in La Liga. Let's build a backline for the next 5 years.

Ok ok... I get it, you want Americans.

Conor O'Brien - 26 CM
"Who?" He's a Long Island boy playing in Austria. Won't you give Conor a chance?

Stefan Jerome 22 - ST
"Ok now you're just making names up." I'm not I promise. Played (very briefly) for Ft. Lauderdale before moving to the Czech Republic. He played with the US U-17 team so lets give the man a fair trial at least!

Evgeni Starikov - 26 ST
"You said Americans!" I did. He's an American born in Ukraine. He's actually played for the US U-23 team and has spent most of his career bouncing around Russia. Can't be worse than Nemec right?
 

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Players with no link but who we could maybe, possibly, realistically go after. (all available on free transfers)

Isaac Cuenca - 24 RW
Was supposed to be the next great Barcelona attacker but never lived up to the hype though he has shown flashes of brilliance in the past. Could use the Barcelona connection we have to sign him up.

Ezequiel Munoz - 24 CB
Young defender who had been targeted by Spurs among other Premier League teams in the past.

Alberto Cerri - 19 ST
Let's keep raiding Parma. He's been playing with Italy's U18 & U19 teams so he's clearly got some talent. A young Italian up top to pair with Villa and who could help Pirlo feel at home. Yes please.

Mauro dos Santos - 26 CB
Young defender just started to cut his teeth in La Liga. Let's build a backline for the next 5 years.

Ok ok... I get it, you want Americans.

Conor O'Brien - 26 CM
"Who?" He's a Long Island boy playing in Austria. Won't you give Conor a chance?

Stefan Jerome 22 - ST
"Ok now you're just making names up." I'm not I promise. Played (very briefly) for Ft. Lauderdale before moving to the Czech Republic. He played with the US U-17 team so lets give the man a fair trial at least!

Evgeni Starikov - 26 ST
"You said Americans!" I did. He's an American born in Ukraine. He's actually played for the US U-23 team and has spent most of his career bouncing around Russia. Can't be worse than Nemec right?
Alberto Cerri has been the star of many a DoctorHoosier Football Manager save.
 

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The old farts won't all retire the same year. We can start grooming the young guns as replacements for them while at the same time signing younger and younger. By the time we go through 2 or 3 cycles, our most promising kids can graduate from the academy.
 
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Are there good MLS teams with 5 or 6 plus 30 year olds in starting 11? Who cares is on the bench or reserves.
Not going to take the time to go to every team's roster and figure our their XI, so...maybe? It's probably all moot until we see how Kreis actually deploys the squad, in spite of how many likes I hand out on the Formation Speculation thread.

We have experienced veterans. We have young talent in need of development/mentorship. We have Mix idolizing Pirlo. If Kreis and the FO can't build this into something, then all the detractors will finally have a real complaint.
 
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