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3 steps to achieve Roman Desire

3 steps to achieve Roman Desire

Call it fantasy football, call it football manager, call it anything but if we are to challenge on all fronts we have to pull up our sleeves for the best.

(1) We need a deep lying playmaker for the transition of the ball from defence to attack, we should look no further than Benat of Real Betis. He would cost £15 to 20mil

(2) We all know that our striking position is in a mess and if we are to move forward we should look no further than Leandro Damiao, lets forget Falcao, in as much as I like Falcao, we should unearth our own gem, Falcao will cost much and he is almost 27 years old with no sell on value, Damiao is just 23 and a sensation that can still improve, he is clinical as well and will cost £20 to 25 mill, if not less with proper bargain. If we are looking for another option, Lewandowski will be another cheap and quality product considering his contract issue, should come around £12 mill to 15 mill, German markets are relatively cheap as well.

(3) Call it manager again call it anything, we should go all out for Neymar next summer, some people believe his ship has sailed but I don't see the reason why Barca with Sanchez, Pedro, Villa, are going for him and we think we have enough, not to talk of Messi who is a permanent fixture, we need him. Neymar will give us options, he can play as false number 9 when our main striker is not fit and as well can play in the trident attack from left allowing Mata to come in centrally and Hazard on the right wing inter changing with Neymar and Mata on a regular basis, and thereby allowing Oscar to operate from deep but more of CM, I don't know why some people think that Oscar can not play from deep, he will even be suited more to that position with his pass spreading ability, and coming up to the trident position as well when Neymar plays as a striker.

I honestly think we will be unpredictable and have so many options with these signings. It is better to blow the money we want to spend on Falcao on Neymar with more team options than to allow Barca get him, he is a gem and have a better sell on value if he fails than Falcao, mind you Torres and Sturridge will have to move on for Leandro Damiao or Lewandowski and Neymar

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Date:Thursday December 6 2012
Time: 4:44PM


...Falcao will cost much and he is almost 27 years old with no sell on value,...say's who?? Van Persie is 29, he too has no resale value?? David Villa?? No offense author, I'm just pointing out an unsubstantiated reason I've heard many times without any facts to back it up.
06/12/2012 16:51:00
Otherwise you are right about the players we need, although I'd add LB to that (if we do get Shaw form Southampton then we probably wont need 1)
06/12/2012 16:51:00
@MQ wat sell on value does RVP have? wd you pay 25m for RVP right now? Hell NO.
06/12/2012 17:09:00
@mq forget about Falcao he isn't worth the fuss.
06/12/2012 17:17:00
There is ONE big step that you have forgotten about We need a manager who can will stand his ground and not just let RA tell him how to play, maybe we need someone a bit special, someone who doesnt have a club next season. Is it just me that gets the feeling that RA watches highlight videos of players and decides that he should gat that player
06/12/2012 17:31:00
@lovehate83 he doesnt watch highlights he just listens to the stupid advice tweedle dee and tweedle dumb tell him. (ron gourlay and bruce buck)
06/12/2012 17:48:00
falcoa is just another flop to be happen at chelsea....roman would be fool if he spend anither 50 million on a striker....agree with your post we need benat type midfielder to replace our slow poor rami mikel combination....damio would be a good buy he is young and can turn out to be a sensation never know....and about neymar i would buy risking him rather than buying falcoa....
06/12/2012 17:53:00
that part of what i said was more a joke than anything serious. to be fair to RA he normally makes very good purchases. he just doesnt know how to buy a striker. He seems to buy good strikers but he is just getting there too late in there careers. i remember the days when we were looking a villa, aguero and others i really hope we get a decent centre back who can control the back line (a terry replacement) move david luiz to DMF, get baines for a few years until bertrand can take over and buy neymar and falcao and if we can get rid of torres we should get lewandowski. i think our midfield is one of the best in the world and doesnt need touching. the goalkeepers we have are good enough for the foreseeable future and just a few tweaks to the defense and we should be good to start our european dominance
06/12/2012 17:59:00
@shlok27 so which one is rami slow or poor? because i see him as neither
06/12/2012 18:01:00
@lovehate....for me both of them are poor...mikel is slow he takes lot of time to pass the ball either his passing is backward or sidewards....rami has tremondous energy but when it comes to ball distribution he is poor....we should understand that chelsea cant depend on mata haz and oscar for free flowing football they need help from their deep midfield for that and thats why chelse need good deep lying midfielders who can boss the midfield and can allows us to play the style we wanna play in great effect...
06/12/2012 18:14:00
if you had read my second post i had already said that i think david luiz should be moved to defensive midfield because personally i think he is better than mikel in everything and it would allow him to attack without leaving that sideshow bob shaped hole in out defense but rami is getting played out of position so i think for what he is doing he isnt poor
06/12/2012 18:23:00
Rafa tried something yesterday and i must say,it was a change which was nice to see. Did anyone see Luiz play in the pivot with Rami yesterday? I didnt think he could do it and i still dont think i will be comfy seeing Luiz in the pivot given his tendency to go crazy but perhaps Rafa could help him and create our very own Fernandinho? Just a thought.
06/12/2012 18:41:00
@ the Author,you think getting damiao is unearthing a gem? Hello? He is a STARTER for the selecao. The cheapest you will get him is 40mill. And Lewandowski for 15mil? You have gotta be Dortmund is a big and proud german club. They have a good shot at winning the UCL and you think theyd sell him? Why would he even want to leave? Our club is currently in a managerial turmoil. The only way any player would come is if we throw loads of money their way and even that wouldnt entice a player who is on the verge of winning something big with his club! I agree with Neymar and ive said it on threads a lot. He is like having 3players in one.. I think we should get Fellaini and a cheap striker if Studge leaves but if not,we dont need to spend over the odds in january. Panic buys have never worked for us! If we get Fellaini in january,Get Neymar in the summer with one left back. Bring back Chalobah,Josh,Kdb and Lukaku and we are good.
06/12/2012 18:49:00
damiao would be a good buy , but benat isnt needed , oscar can play as a deeplying play maker
06/12/2012 20:02:00
The reeeeeeeeal steps: 1) Be a model that would make any man wet himself if she sat down beside you. But not poo. Party foul. 2) Be facking the size of florida, and float. 3) Fill every seat at the Bridge with children.. His own..
06/12/2012 20:07:00
@3nity lewandowski IS available for 15m his contract runs out next summer(2014). and tell me where would you play fellaini? CDM? hes hardly better than mikel in terms of being part of the pivot
06/12/2012 20:10:00
The striker I would suggest is that Bony Wilfried dude.... the guy is strong, skillful and has a good goal sense.... I prefer him to Damiao...
06/12/2012 22:03:00
CFCTalal is right! "Oscar can play as a deeplying play maker."
06/12/2012 23:15:00
...@MQ wat sell on value does RVP have? wd you pay 25m for RVP right now? Hell NO....I'm afraid you are grossly incorrect HUMZA because thus far RVP has been a huge success @ ManUre and I'd take him over many an EPL #9 given his goal scoring records lately. How many #9's have a better goals/games ratio that he has (besides Aguero if u consider him a #9)??
07/12/2012 04:12:00
I wanted Falcao more than any other guy here.But not now after we crashed out of the CL.Get Bony or Damio.
07/12/2012 05:30:00
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