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Post by mcteeth » Fri Aug 10, 2018 10:05 am

Shame we didn't secure Brereton, he's generally been regarded as an exciting young prospect although not sure how much of that was over hyped from his performance against Arsenal in the FA Cup.

Still get the feeling we might bring back Gallagher on loan which would be good.

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Post by Ethiaa » Fri Aug 10, 2018 10:25 am

Gibbon wrote:
Fri Aug 10, 2018 10:02 am
Surely a mean value is much too simplistic.

If the selling club has a higher value than anyone is willing to pay, then his value is > offered ammount, but not necessarily halfway between the offer and the asking price.
Oh, I agree, it is simplistic. That's why I said at the start "on a simplistic level" and suggested a mean was a bare minimum. I'm no statistician though.

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Post by Rover the Top » Fri Aug 10, 2018 11:04 am

mcteeth wrote:
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I confused my language writing responses to your pointless nitpicking.

I made a perfectly reasonable initial point that you turned into yet another point scoring borefest.
Not really. You called it "very odd" that a fan of another club would take exception to what they considered a low bid for one of their players. I pointed out we're guilty of doing similar, it's just typical bias towards their own club. But instead of acknowledging that, you started trying to justify that your perspective was the only one that mattered with some bizarre logic that has no bearing on how a QPR fan would value their own player. I kept the discussion going in the hope the penny would drop, but it seems you think it's just "pointless nitpicking" to look from an angle that isn't your own. :shrug: Oh well, your problem, not mine...

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Post by Ethiaa » Fri Aug 10, 2018 11:11 am

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Post by mcteeth » Fri Aug 10, 2018 11:26 am

I didn't say that a fan taking exception to what we've bid is very odd, calling our bid laughable is what I said was very odd, given that laughable is defined as "so ludicrous as to be amusing". My initial point was only on the basis of semantics.

They have used hyperbolic language in the headline of their piece quite clearly as clickbait, but in the context of their own article going on to explain that 3 other clubs have made lower bids in the previous month makes the use of laughable incongruous which struck me as being very odd.

Of course they're entitled to have an opinion and use hyperbole to get people clicking on something they've written, but objectively our bid clearly wasn't laughable which is all I was pointing out.

If a club bid £4m for Dack we can all sit here and take exception to it being too low in our opinion, but the fact is that it would be a reasonable offer to make all things considered.

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Post by mrblackbat » Fri Aug 10, 2018 12:32 pm

Ethiaa wrote:
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Fuck me that weed is massive.

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Post by Ethiaa » Fri Aug 10, 2018 12:44 pm

The leaf is probably more concerning.

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Post by Darth Rover » Sun Aug 12, 2018 11:26 am

Rovers rumoured to be interested in Palace forward Connor Wickham on loan.

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Post by Thorisgodpoo » Sun Aug 12, 2018 3:35 pm

Wouldn't mind Wickham down here. Think he would be a solid impact sub. I would think if he has the option, he would get more playing time here than in Stoke.

At this point, it would seem Mowbray would look to sign 3 or 4 loan signings.

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Post by mcteeth » Mon Aug 13, 2018 1:39 pm

Given that Southampton managed to get Danny Ings on loan it seems likely that Gallagher will go out on loan somewhere, I'd much rather us prioritise trying to bring him back here than Wickham who whilst a decent striker is coming back from a year and a half out injured.

Karanka has commented on Brereton in the LT and seems to not be ruling out the possibility of a loan, given our interest in the player that may also be something we pursue.

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Post by thehatts » Wed Aug 15, 2018 8:10 am

I see Brereton didn’t play yesterday. Definitely going out on Loan.

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Post by mcteeth » Wed Aug 15, 2018 1:11 pm

LT confirm that Brereton is one of the three loan deals we're working on.

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Post by Thorisgodpoo » Wed Aug 15, 2018 11:35 pm

Probably the only hang up I see in that deal is the view to buy at a set price. Wonder who the other two loanees might be.

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Post by mcteeth » Wed Aug 15, 2018 11:49 pm

Central defender and a winger that isn’t Chapman would be my guess.

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Post by Thorisgodpoo » Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:03 pm

Bid for Brereton is upwards of 8 million now.

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