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Chaplin

Post by Cabanas Blue » Sat Jun 10, 2023 2:46 pm

I've seen on Facebook that Chaplin has signed a new contract, great news if it's true.👍

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Post by arana peligrosa » Sat Jun 10, 2023 6:26 pm

When it's confirmed by the club or announced on TWTD / EADT etc then you can really believe it.

I don't think he'll have the same success in the Second League from August or score nearly as many as last season but has proved an invaluable member of the team. Without him would we really had got a promotion just now. Those goals and assistance were priceless for sure. One of the most pivotal and influential members of the squad.

You could argue the best thing about Chaplin ?, (Best answer) , He's ours.

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Post by Charnwood » Sat Jun 10, 2023 9:27 pm

With only 12 months to run on his existing contract we could certainly do with locking him in for at least 3 years.

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Post by Bluemike » Mon Jun 12, 2023 4:35 pm

Excellent news, and well done Cabanas Blue, spot on.

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Re: Chaplin

Post by Steve » Mon Jun 12, 2023 4:59 pm

Really is brilliant news. Who will be next to sing a new improved contract do you think ?

Maybe the manager himself, possibly

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Post by hallamblue » Mon Jun 12, 2023 5:37 pm

3Yr deal - I doubt many players at the club will be turning down any new contracts , they know which side their bread is buttered don’t they , lol!

It’ll be interesting to see who we get in snd his much for instance we pursue Taylor ( having already offered £2m in Jan ). Personally I’d walk away now and leave it . Posh had their chance , and why should we pay more .

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Re: Chaplin

Post by hallamblue » Mon Jun 12, 2023 5:38 pm

Steve wrote:
Mon Jun 12, 2023 4:59 pm
Really is brilliant news. Who will be next to sing a new improved contract do you think ?

Maybe the manager himself, possibly
Tbh Steve, he’d be the first one I’d have given a new deal to. He’s earned it. Not that it’ll stop the vultures circling unfortunately..,,

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Re: Chaplin

Post by Bluemike » Mon Jun 12, 2023 6:06 pm

Morsy next for me.

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Post by shabba » Mon Jun 12, 2023 6:28 pm

Bluemike wrote:
Mon Jun 12, 2023 6:06 pm
Morsy next for me.
Maybe another year on top of this one but doubt many clubs will be after him as he is not young now and on a decent wage here. He is great but I don’t feel there would be huge demand for him at over his current salary, and not for a big fee.

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Post by Bluemike » Mon Jun 12, 2023 9:36 pm

Morsy is only 31 and bang in form, I'd be more than happy to get another good Three years out of him.

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Post by shabba » Mon Jun 12, 2023 10:15 pm

32 in September so I think an added year on top of what he has now would be best - especially as he is one of the highest earners and we could be a prem team in three years (when he is 35).

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Post by arana peligrosa » Tue Jun 13, 2023 12:44 am

Wonder if the team had failed a promotion would he had stayed on for further time, guess we'll never know.

This will be a fine catalyst for the team for the Championship from August but say again the club doesn't depend on one player alone. Don't get to see the team in action nowhere near as regular as some others and not all up on when individual contracts expire but would pick out select names such as Walton, Burns, Edmundson, possibly Humphries and Woolfenden to extend time here.

One or two players will be surplus for the new season, you don't need to reel out a list of the dead wood as anyone who follows action will know who they are. Point being with the players we got already highlighted above and one or two new additions, there will be a real chance of a promotion opportunity. Not expecting to jump another division in successive years but looking ahead, you got to believe we can do something from August and beyond.

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Post by rossi » Tue Jun 13, 2023 7:47 am

shabba wrote:
Mon Jun 12, 2023 10:15 pm
32 in September so I think an added year on top of what he has now would be best - especially as he is one of the highest earners and we could be a prem team in three years (when he is 35).
I'm afraid I don't get this age prejudice at all. People are different, some attain their peak at a very young age and quickly lose it, some don't get anywhere near to it until mid 30's, some keep it for years and years. Bottom line, age should never be a measure - if you're good enough, you're good enough.

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Post by Steve » Tue Jun 13, 2023 8:42 am

rossi wrote:
Tue Jun 13, 2023 7:47 am
shabba wrote:
Mon Jun 12, 2023 10:15 pm
32 in September so I think an added year on top of what he has now would be best - especially as he is one of the highest earners and we could be a prem team in three years (when he is 35).
I'm afraid I don't get this age prejudice at all. People are different, some attain their peak at a very young age and quickly lose it, some don't get anywhere near to it until mid 30's, some keep it for years and years. Bottom line, age should never be a measure - if you're good enough, you're good enough.
Totally agree with you there Rossi. He totally looks after himself, got a level head and blimey look around, there's plenty of players his age or even older. Good enough age doesn't come into it

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Post by Bluemike » Tue Jun 13, 2023 10:11 am

Yep I agree too, Morsy is pivotal to our team and seeing how fit he is the age thing atm is irrelevant.

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Post by Ricco » Tue Jun 13, 2023 10:57 am

Absolutely as you say at the moment, not an issue, but you can't ignore the age of a player, of course it becomes a factor as to their value, who's interested and what contracts are offered. I don't get why people struggle with averages and trends so much, yes of course you could be an outlier and be playing your best stuff at 35, but you know what, chances are you won't be, and it's that chance that is important, nobody is writing anyone off, only lets not just gamble on this player playing top stuff until they're 40.

560 Premier League Footballers
Only 25 are 34 or older
Of those, 9 are Goalkeepers
The rest are generally retiring, not playing much, well below their best, etc etc

Some age better than others, but we all age and bell curves are relevant.

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Post by Bluemike » Tue Jun 13, 2023 12:17 pm

You definitely have to be aware of the age but tying someone of Morsy's pedigree down until he's 34 wouldn't be a risk or gamble in my eyes, of course things can change but anyone's fitness can go at any age.

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Post by Steve » Tue Jun 13, 2023 12:22 pm

Bluemike wrote:
Tue Jun 13, 2023 12:17 pm
You definitely have to be aware of the age but tying someone of Morsy's pedigree down until he's 34 wouldn't be a risk or gamble in my eyes, of course things can change but anyone's fitness can go at any age.
Yes, agree with that. Can easily see Sam playing until then. Can't buy experience either.

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Post by Ricco » Tue Jun 13, 2023 12:31 pm

Bluemike wrote:
Tue Jun 13, 2023 12:17 pm
You definitely have to be aware of the age but tying someone of Morsy's pedigree down until he's 34 wouldn't be a risk or gamble in my eyes, of course things can change but anyone's fitness can go at any age.
Nope, I'd do it.

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Re: Chaplin

Post by number 9 » Tue Jun 13, 2023 1:21 pm

Steve wrote:
Tue Jun 13, 2023 12:22 pm
Bluemike wrote:
Tue Jun 13, 2023 12:17 pm
You definitely have to be aware of the age but tying someone of Morsy's pedigree down until he's 34 wouldn't be a risk or gamble in my eyes, of course things can change but anyone's fitness can go at any age.
Yes, agree with that. Can easily see Sam playing until then. Can't buy experience either.
I think Morsy is Muslim too, isn't he? Which means he doesn't drink. If that is true, then he can certainly play at a top level for a few more years.

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Re: Chaplin

Post by Ricco » Tue Jun 13, 2023 1:31 pm

number 9 wrote:
Tue Jun 13, 2023 1:21 pm
I think Morsy is Muslim too, isn't he? Which means he doesn't drink. If that is true, then he can certainly play at a top level for a few more years.
:lol: That's true

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Re: Chaplin

Post by Bluemike » Tue Jun 13, 2023 1:38 pm

Pity Gazza wasn't Muslim.

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Re: Chaplin

Post by number 9 » Tue Jun 13, 2023 1:56 pm

Bluemike wrote:
Tue Jun 13, 2023 1:38 pm
Pity Gazza wasn't Muslim.
:lol: ...or George best! Can you imagine what a player he would have been if he didn't drink?

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