Christian Benteke (CF, allegedly) Crystal Palace, West Ham

Discussion in 'Rumour Mill - Transfer Talk' started by ubermick, Jun 17, 2016.

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  1. spizfromoz

    spizfromoz Well-Known Member

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    Chairman somewhere wakes up in cold sweat at 3am following relegation nightmare.

    Shit, we need goals!

    Now for someone desperate enough to jump in the race and gazump Palace with a 40M bid. Watch!
     
  2. DanLFC

    DanLFC Strafing ground targets

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    Happy with 27+5 Good result for the club we get back pretty much all of what we spent 12 months ago, hopefully we can now go out and sign a LB
     
  3. Kanonkop

    Kanonkop Well-Known Member

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    It is a good sale that means we get out of a very bad purchase last summer at no cost. A bad purchase in terms of the price we paid and the type of player Benteke is. Last summer we essentially overpaid £10m and subsequent player value inflation has covered that gap.
     
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  4. treboeth

    treboeth Well-Known Member

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    Spoken with Honour


    Kudos Sir
     
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  5. treboeth

    treboeth Well-Known Member

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    They still give us a poke in the eye way to often though :-(
     
  6. leopoldfrank

    leopoldfrank TIA Reserve Team

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    So, I'm assuming everyone is having a party.. can I come?
     
  7. treboeth

    treboeth Well-Known Member

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    No because you will call everyone c**** lol

    Hacker alert ;-)
     
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  8. richieh10

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    Watch him score against us. Hatrick
     
  9. JustHitMyHead

    JustHitMyHead TIA Reserve Team

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    Not a bad deal for either side to be honest. Benteke remains a very good striker, just one ill-suited for us.

    If he remains healthy, he may be among the PL scoring leaders this year.
     
  10. mattyhurst

    mattyhurst TIA Regular

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    What if he scores against us?.... It's better than having someone who we won't use sat in the U23's squad...

    Conor Wickham was doing a very good poor man's impression of Benteke last season, if he hangs around on the edge of the box like he did for us he won't be that much of a success.

    Anyhow wouldn't be surprised if we now go out and buy someone, don't buy that he is happy with Moreno and yet is super keen on sticking Milner in that position as soon as possible.
     
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  11. blaze

    blaze Faith.

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    Yeah. I think you're right. But I would still be happy with winning 4-3 against palace.
     
  12. Danny_

    Danny_ Active Member

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    Good deal for both us and them. They won't get any better than him and we almost get our money back. I hope he isn't too bitter but it is the right move for everyone. It's a shame but it just hasn't worked out.
     
  13. inaiq

    inaiq "Some people feel the rain others just get wet"

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    If it is you welcome back, if it is the hacker, could you hack into Mario's agents email and move his sale along, ;-)
     
  14. Joe Ware

    Joe Ware Well-Known Member

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    Can't help but think we may have sold out a bit cheap on this one but overall I'm happy - pretty much got our money back it seems.
     
  15. spizfromoz

    spizfromoz Well-Known Member

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    I just heard the cash register go kaching!

    We've suddenly hit a big surplus on sales over purchases.

    Amazing!
     
  16. redbj

    redbj crowd fund for you to shut up give me the details

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    Almost got there too, Eddie.

    Up and on it mate...payout.
     
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  17. Iluvatar

    Iluvatar Eru

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  18. Celtic Dragon

    Celtic Dragon TIA's Tusken Druid Valued Member

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    Shame things didn't work out here for him, but I wish him good luck at Palace. Just not against us!
     
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  19. Kaliberbeats

    Kaliberbeats Well-Known Member

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    Great news. We should be able to afford a LB now.
     
  20. Mascot88

    Mascot88 Yours for £1m. Need to make room for Dean Saunders Moderator

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    To agree to this, Liverpool will be satisfied that the clauses will be met. I would imagine one would be linked to appearances, and another to Premier League survival.
     
  21. Iluvatar

    Iluvatar Eru

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    And one to ensure Mick drives him to the airport.
     
  22. MikeOscar

    MikeOscar Klopp Klopp

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    Damn good business to sell him for this much, since every man and his dog knew we wanted to get rid. Then again, Palace were in desperate need for a striker of his quality. Great transfer for both parties I'd say. Swapping Bolasie for Benteke makes a lot of sense for them.
     
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    lfc.eddie "¿Plata... O Plomo?" Valued Member

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  24. Foldy

    Foldy Well-Known Member

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    Let it go Kaliber, let it go son! It's never going to happen!.......dry your eyes son and bring it in.lol
     
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  25. Foldy

    Foldy Well-Known Member

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    I'm actually putting Benteke in my fantasy footie team now, I think he'll score for fun in their system.
     
  26. lfc.eddie

    lfc.eddie "¿Plata... O Plomo?" Valued Member

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    By the way @Iluvatar, we agreed on £10 or £50? Can't remember.... too lazy to scroll back. I did £50 anyways on UNICEF. Receipt attached in the previous post.
     
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  27. RedSeven

    RedSeven On the one road Valued Member

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    I was thinking the same but already have Aguero,Ibra and Vardy.I think Benteke will do really well for palace and may be all fired up by the time we play them in october.
     
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  28. Foldy

    Foldy Well-Known Member

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    I'm on the Telegraph fantasy footie and you only get 50 million to spend on your team, at the minute Tekkers will be replacing Jermaine Defoe! That's how tight the budget is! You're right though, I can see him getting a hat trick on his debut.
     
  29. Kaliberbeats

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    Benteke will have to buy his own Nivea from now on.
     
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  30. Joe Ware

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    What did your bet consist of?
     
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