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Jan 2021 Transfer Window

Post by number 9 » Mon Jan 04, 2021 6:23 pm

Not sure what to think of this. I mean, who could we add that fits the salary cap mold and who could depart?

https://www.twtd.co.uk/ipswich-town-new ... stricts-us

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Re: Jan 2021 Transfer Window

Post by tangfastic » Mon Jan 04, 2021 6:55 pm

There’s talk of getting a young Barnsley winger, Luke Thomas, on loan. Think he’d be under 21 and so not be under the salary cap. Could do with some pace and trickery on the wing.

Sounds like wed have to offload or not include a senior player/s before we can bring someone in. Maybe Donacien. He’s a sound versatile player, but rarely makes the 18. I think some clubs would be interested in him - maybe a lower L1 side or a L2 side.

Or do we really put faith in Skuse by keeping him as a player? He must be in his last season and his fitness must be a worry at his age. Might be better to make space by not including him in the squad.

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Re: Jan 2021 Transfer Window

Post by AzzurroMark » Mon Jan 04, 2021 7:50 pm

Personally i do not see a great deal happening regarding incomings.

One thing which has suddenly struck me by El Mizouni's return; As an U21, he does not count as part of our salary cap. Are we looking to off load a senior midfielder? In effect this could allow some room for a possible low cost signing?

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Re: Jan 2021 Transfer Window

Post by number 9 » Mon Jan 04, 2021 7:59 pm

AzzurroMark wrote:
Mon Jan 04, 2021 7:50 pm
Are we looking to off load a senior midfielder? In effect this could allow some room for a possible low cost signing?
I wonder how many thought of Judge or Huws when reading this line? :lol:

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Re: Jan 2021 Transfer Window

Post by tangfastic » Mon Jan 04, 2021 8:15 pm

number 9 wrote:
Mon Jan 04, 2021 7:59 pm
AzzurroMark wrote:
Mon Jan 04, 2021 7:50 pm
Are we looking to off load a senior midfielder? In effect this could allow some room for a possible low cost signing?
I wonder how many thought of Judge or Huws when reading this line? :lol:
That’s the problem. Who’d want them? And who could maybe afford their wages? I think they’re high earners.

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Re: Jan 2021 Transfer Window

Post by number 9 » Mon Jan 04, 2021 8:32 pm

If we let them go for free, at least we wouldn't have to pay their wages. I'm not sure what the contract clauses are, but letting them go may benefit us financially in the long run.

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Re: Jan 2021 Transfer Window

Post by AzzurroMark » Mon Jan 04, 2021 8:52 pm

number 9 wrote:
Mon Jan 04, 2021 7:59 pm
AzzurroMark wrote:
Mon Jan 04, 2021 7:50 pm
Are we looking to off load a senior midfielder? In effect this could allow some room for a possible low cost signing?
I wonder how many thought of Judge or Huws when reading this line? :lol:
I was hoping, sorry, thinking just that! :lol:

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Re: Jan 2021 Transfer Window

Post by tangfastic » Mon Jan 04, 2021 8:55 pm

number 9 wrote:
Mon Jan 04, 2021 8:32 pm
If we let them go for free, at least we wouldn't have to pay their wages. I'm not sure what the contract clauses are, but letting them go may benefit us financially in the long run.
They’re contracted until the end of the season. They’d have to agree to leave and why would they go for less money?

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Re: Jan 2021 Transfer Window

Post by number 9 » Mon Jan 04, 2021 8:58 pm

tangfastic wrote:
Mon Jan 04, 2021 8:55 pm
number 9 wrote:
Mon Jan 04, 2021 8:32 pm
If we let them go for free, at least we wouldn't have to pay their wages. I'm not sure what the contract clauses are, but letting them go may benefit us financially in the long run.
They’re contracted until the end of the season. They’d have to agree to leave and why would they go for less money?
Just curious if there's some kind of early release clause in the contract...probably not. Also, you mentioned Skuse. To be honest, I'd give him 3 games before he's injured again anyway.

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Re: Jan 2021 Transfer Window

Post by AzzurroMark » Mon Jan 04, 2021 9:01 pm

tangfastic wrote:
Mon Jan 04, 2021 8:15 pm
number 9 wrote:
Mon Jan 04, 2021 7:59 pm
AzzurroMark wrote:
Mon Jan 04, 2021 7:50 pm
Are we looking to off load a senior midfielder? In effect this could allow some room for a possible low cost signing?
I wonder how many thought of Judge or Huws when reading this line? :lol:
That’s the problem. Who’d want them? And who could maybe afford their wages? I think they’re high earners.
But with contracts which are expiring at the end of the season, surely some sort of negotiations are taking place? Player Agents always seem keen to get those wheels rolling, so surely if the club have shown no intent in making an offer then Agents will start putting their client's name out there in the hope a deal can be found ahead of the season end. The club must have to plan for a "worst case scenario" and in doing so telling players who they do not want to keep on (or can't afford to) that there will be no offer made?

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Re: Jan 2021 Transfer Window

Post by tangfastic » Mon Jan 04, 2021 9:27 pm

AzzurroMark wrote:
Mon Jan 04, 2021 9:01 pm
tangfastic wrote:
Mon Jan 04, 2021 8:15 pm
number 9 wrote:
Mon Jan 04, 2021 7:59 pm


I wonder how many thought of Judge or Huws when reading this line? :lol:
That’s the problem. Who’d want them? And who could maybe afford their wages? I think they’re high earners.
But with contracts which are expiring at the end of the season, surely some sort of negotiations are taking place? Player Agents always seem keen to get those wheels rolling, so surely if the club have shown no intent in making an offer then Agents will start putting their client's name out there in the hope a deal can be found ahead of the season end. The club must have to plan for a "worst case scenario" and in doing so telling players who they do not want to keep on (or can't afford to) that there will be no offer made?
Possibly. But what with all the COVID uncertainty and the new salary cap/squad size restrictions - would they want to leave any kind of security? There’s going to be a lot of unemployed footballers with the new regs. And Judge is getting plenty of game-time. He’s made the second most appearances after Chambers. Lambert seems to rate him.
But as you say, maybe they’re is talk behind the scenes. I think Donacien is more likely to leave as he hardly makes a squad.

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Re: Jan 2021 Transfer Window

Post by number 9 » Tue Jan 05, 2021 1:23 pm

This has a lot of good info on players situations:

https://www.eadt.co.uk/sport/ipswich-to ... ws-6882248

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Re: Jan 2021 Transfer Window

Post by Bluemike » Tue Jan 05, 2021 1:33 pm

Donacien, Wilson, Folami and Cotter are certs to go for me, I also think we will definitely lose Edwards at some point. Skuse will be gone as a player in the summer too.

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Re: Jan 2021 Transfer Window

Post by marko69 » Tue Jan 05, 2021 3:18 pm

More transfer window news below.

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Re: Jan 2021 Transfer Window

Post by marko69 » Tue Jan 05, 2021 3:19 pm

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Re: Jan 2021 Transfer Window

Post by marko69 » Tue Jan 05, 2021 3:19 pm

That’s it.

Proceed.

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Re: Jan 2021 Transfer Window

Post by number 9 » Tue Jan 05, 2021 5:24 pm

marko69 wrote:
Tue Jan 05, 2021 3:19 pm
That’s it.

Proceed.
Thanks for hijacking my thread, Marko! Fat b*stard!! :twisted: :lol:

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Re: Jan 2021 Transfer Window

Post by marko69 » Tue Jan 05, 2021 6:07 pm

number 9 wrote:
Tue Jan 05, 2021 5:24 pm
marko69 wrote:
Tue Jan 05, 2021 3:19 pm
That’s it.

Proceed.
Thanks for hijacking my thread, Marko! Fat b*stard!! :twisted: :lol:
:lol: apologies, 9.

just managed to catch wee Jimmy Krankie Sturgeon on the telly-box talking about January 2021 being FKN OVER!!! ........, needed to cheer ma'self up. Two randoms with no facemasks transferring a window was just the tonic. :D

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Re: Jan 2021 Transfer Window

Post by Bluemike » Tue Jan 05, 2021 9:27 pm

Colchester and Accrington supposedly linked with Donacien.

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Re: Jan 2021 Transfer Window

Post by number 9 » Wed Jan 06, 2021 12:07 am

Bluemike wrote:
Tue Jan 05, 2021 9:27 pm
Colchester and Accrington supposedly linked with Donacien.
Brilliant! Maybe we can throw in Judge & Huws as well!

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Re: Jan 2021 Transfer Window

Post by number 9 » Wed Jan 06, 2021 4:34 pm

Ipswich Town's general manager of football operations, Lee O'Neill, says the main focus of this January transfer window is to add some creativity to the squad.

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Re: Jan 2021 Transfer Window

Post by BLUEBLOOD » Fri Jan 08, 2021 2:22 am

number 9 wrote:
Wed Jan 06, 2021 4:34 pm
Ipswich Town's general manager of football operations, Lee O'Neill, says the main focus of this January transfer window is to add some creativity to the squad.
How about playing Natasha Thomas from the Womens team upfront Now that's thinking out of the box 9 goals already this season....
Creativity to the squad for sure.

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Re: Jan 2021 Transfer Window

Post by tangfastic » Sat Jan 09, 2021 9:11 am

Stuart Taylor teased us at the pre-match press conference saying that there could be an imminent signing.

The EADT crew believe this to be Luke Thomas, the young Barnsley winger. And it looks very likely he’ll sign. Although, as ever, Sunderland are linked. Loan, I would presume. Sounds like he’s a Gwion Edwards type of player. We definitely need some pace and trickery down the wing. He apparently had a decent loan spell with Coventry in L1 a couple of seasons ago which got him a 1.2 million move to Barnsley.

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Re: Jan 2021 Transfer Window

Post by hallamblue » Sun Jan 10, 2021 8:26 am

Once he’s signed in the dotted line I wonder what will come first . CoVid or an injury 🤔? And assuming he survives that maybe Shambert will then play him in goal ?

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Re: Jan 2021 Transfer Window

Post by marko69 » Sun Jan 10, 2021 4:43 pm

hallamblue wrote:
Sun Jan 10, 2021 8:26 am
And assuming he survives that maybe Shambert will then play him in goal ?
:lol: Nice! 👏👏👏

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Re: Jan 2021 Transfer Window

Post by Kerry Blue » Sun Jan 10, 2021 11:11 pm

I was thinking if we sign Luke Thomas does this allow PL to play Edwards out of position so making him useless again ?

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Re: Jan 2021 Transfer Window

Post by Dubai Blue » Mon Jan 11, 2021 4:54 am

Is it possible that there has been interest in Edwards and he is on the way out?

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Re: Jan 2021 Transfer Window

Post by Bluemike » Mon Jan 11, 2021 8:53 am

I think Edwards could go, after all he'll walk for free in the summer anyway.

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Re: Jan 2021 Transfer Window

Post by hallamblue » Mon Jan 11, 2021 10:50 am

Rumours on twtd that Sears could be going on loan to Col Ewe?

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Re: Jan 2021 Transfer Window

Post by AzzurroMark » Mon Jan 11, 2021 11:02 am

hallamblue wrote:
Mon Jan 11, 2021 10:50 am
Rumours on twtd that Sears could be going on loan to Col Ewe?
Whether there is foundation to this rumour, would be a good move for the club. Do you think we could offload Judge to them as well? :wink: :lol:

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