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Re: Season 2019/2020 Rebuilding
« Reply #600 on: July 14, 2019, 11:04:32 AM »
Yeah, bit shocked we are being linked to Morrison , as are the hiv brothers.  Would probably be a good fit for us but can see one of those teams breaking the bank for him.
  If we sign another midfielder ,which is looking likely, just wondering what his 1st choice midfield would look like, Fergie finding himself squeezed out ? :dunno:

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Re: Season 2019/2020 Rebuilding
« Reply #601 on: July 14, 2019, 11:47:02 AM »
Strange one being after Morrison. If anyone is likely to suffer from that I'd say it would be Bryson  ???

I'd be amazed if he was interested at the kind of wages we or the Edinburgh clubs could pay. I'm certain we could stretch to £10k/week for the right player if we had to. But even that would be only half of what he is used to.

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Re: Season 2019/2020 Rebuilding
« Reply #602 on: July 14, 2019, 12:25:14 PM »
Dunno like, Morrison is classically a no 10
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Re: Season 2019/2020 Rebuilding
« Reply #603 on: July 14, 2019, 01:19:47 PM »
I think Ferguson, Bryson, Morrison and Ojo, with Campbell in the mix as well, gives us plenty options for injury cover and rotation: Bryson and Morrison might not both be able to play every game and Ferguson will need a rest at some point.
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Re: Season 2019/2020 Rebuilding
« Reply #604 on: July 14, 2019, 01:49:39 PM »
Morrison is interesting. My initial response was no given he’s 33 and we’ve already signed s 32 year old but as pointed out I can’t see Bryson playing every game and Ferguson was run to death last year. However, getting buy in that Bryson, Ferguson, Ojo, and Morrison won’t always start or be first choice may be tough but in terms of numbers if we sign Ojo I still think we’re one central mid short. It would certainly give us the depth we need in central midfield plus allow us to put Dean Campbell out on loan for much needed playing time and experience.

European football and DMs WBA connection give us the edge here?
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Re: Season 2019/2020 Rebuilding
« Reply #605 on: July 14, 2019, 07:02:36 PM »
Ojo confirmed.

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Re: Season 2019/2020 Rebuilding
« Reply #607 on: July 14, 2019, 07:21:43 PM »
Similar scoring record to many of our forwards 😁

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Re: Season 2019/2020 Rebuilding
« Reply #608 on: July 14, 2019, 08:01:04 PM »
gallus pish ripping out of him, this will go 2 ways superstar or chris forrester, i actually think the former
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Re: Season 2019/2020 Rebuilding
« Reply #609 on: July 14, 2019, 08:08:49 PM »
Think this'll be a good signing. Great to see DM actually signing players rather than on loans.

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Re: Season 2019/2020 Rebuilding
« Reply #610 on: July 14, 2019, 08:19:14 PM »
Think this'll be a good signing. Great to see DM actually signing players rather than on loans.

Yes, yes & yes again. This was a big bugbear of mine last season. This time around, we only have Gallagher & Leigh, and to be honest, if things all go well, there's probably a good chance both players could become permanent anyway.

Ojo is basically Jack's replacement.  He said he likes to get on the ball and give it to the players that make things happen, he's a sitting midfielder. He said that he spoke to a few players in England and that he almost didn't want to come up to Scotland due to their comments, thankfully he came and seen for himself.

Can't really think of any more positions we need to fill now, and that's our 8th signing this summer, if they all bed in nicely and hit the ground running, this could be a rather productive season. I am certainly happy with the business thus far.
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Re: Season 2019/2020 Rebuilding
« Reply #611 on: July 14, 2019, 08:38:57 PM »
Interesting red tv interview. Sounds like DM really wanted the guy and well played for going all out to get him. Also sounds like Funso doesn’t lack on confidence, hope he’s a player!

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Re: Season 2019/2020 Rebuilding
« Reply #612 on: July 15, 2019, 12:35:15 AM »
I hope Mr Ojo don't end up like Yoann Folly and having to retire early!!  Always thought our Togo lad could have been something decent too.  Believe he went on to study Law after leaving us right??

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Re: Season 2019/2020 Rebuilding
« Reply #613 on: July 15, 2019, 07:14:31 PM »
Training facility already a boost and its not even open yet:

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"I visited the new training facility. That was impressive. All the technology is going to be state of the art."

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Re: Season 2019/2020 Rebuilding
« Reply #614 on: July 15, 2019, 07:21:32 PM »
Training facility already a boost and its not even open yet:


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Re: Season 2019/2020 Rebuilding
« Reply #615 on: July 15, 2019, 08:05:16 PM »
Strange one being after Morrison. If anyone is likely to suffer from that I'd say it would be Bryson  ???

I'd be amazed if he was interested at the kind of wages we or the Edinburgh clubs could pay. I'm certain we could stretch to £10k/week for the right player if we had to. But even that would be only half of what he is used to.

 I'd hope we didnt spend 10k per week on one player,but if we do have that money to play with,I'd rather we spent it in a different way,eg 5 upcoming talents @£2k per week,in the hope at least one goes on to greater things

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Re: Season 2019/2020 Rebuilding
« Reply #616 on: July 15, 2019, 08:21:03 PM »
Training facilities are going to make a huge difference imo, continuity is key when it comes to preparing for matches.

Re 10 k a week?  No chance.  Absolutely none.  At a push we could do 5k but there is no danger we are paying any player half a million a year. 
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Re: Season 2019/2020 Rebuilding
« Reply #617 on: July 15, 2019, 09:15:30 PM »
Training facilities are going to make a huge difference imo, continuity is key when it comes to preparing for matches.

Re 10 k a week?  No chance.  Absolutely none.  At a push we could do 5k but there is no danger we are paying any player half a million a year.

We are already paying more than £5k/week. We offered McGeouch £6.5k/week  a year ago. We offered Shinnie even more to stay. Our AVERAGE player wage in 2017/18 was just over £2650/week. Which includes young eens in the U18s on pretty much national minimum wage (Call it £8/hr over a 40 hour week =£320/week. So it then follows we are paying our senior pros a whack more than £2650/week to counterbalance that...……..do the math as they say in Yankland)

EDIT.....and bear in mind we were paying Craig Hignett £8k/week over 20 years ago....
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Re: Season 2019/2020 Rebuilding
« Reply #618 on: July 15, 2019, 09:50:40 PM »
You got sources for all these figures?
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Re: Season 2019/2020 Rebuilding
« Reply #619 on: July 15, 2019, 11:00:02 PM »
EDIT.....and bear in mind we were paying Craig Hignett £8k/week over 20 years ago....

and bear in mind he jumped ship after about 1/4 season (supposedly the Dons actually got for £1.2mil for him!) and a chunk of that money was then wasted on the likes of Nigel Pepper.

I would be very careful about basing the current financial model on whatever the hell the club were up to back in the days of Roy Aitken & Alex Miller.
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