Naby Keita (CM) Red Bull Leipzig

Discussion in 'Rumour Mill - Transfer Talk' started by ubermick, Mar 13, 2017.

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Will we get him?

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  1. Cologne-Liverpool

    Cologne-Liverpool Well-Known Member

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    You mean the Scottish lad? Burke?
     
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  2. Zinedine Biscan

    Zinedine Biscan The patient one

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    Ah, is he Scottish? I knew he came from Forest, so assumed English. That's the one though. Does he look a proper prospect?
     
  3. Cologne-Liverpool

    Cologne-Liverpool Well-Known Member

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    He's mainly been used as a sub, as far as I know. Do remember being quite impressed early on the season, but he was a bit overshadowed by other players in that team, I guess. Rangnick said something about him needing to work on his tactical sense and the difference between BL and English football regarding this.
     
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  4. NickF

    NickF Well-Known Member

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    He was left out of the last Scotland squad through lack of game time
     
  5. GaryBarlow99

    GaryBarlow99 New Member

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    Change the image to Michael Edwards and 'monitor you' to 'prepare a bid for you' :tongue:
     
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  6. Iluvatar

    Iluvatar Eru

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    So RB have transfered a young highly rated dynamic central midfielder from Salzberg to Leipzig, reckon this may be the start of the wheels for this?
     
  7. Mascot88

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

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    As both clubs are owned by RB doesn't this chart some potentially murky legal waters?
     
  8. Zinedine Biscan

    Zinedine Biscan The patient one

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    They did it with Keita as well I believe, and probably others. If Uefa didn't object then, I doubt they will now.
     
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  9. Iluvatar

    Iluvatar Eru

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    Absolutely no idea, I'm guessing as long as they show internal money transfered between separate company entities in their accounts, agent fees get paid etc. Then there is no problem?
     
  10. Arminius

    Arminius FSG PR plant Moderator

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    Probably mostly with the respective tax authorities. Clearly the league rules allow the structure already. I am not sure if UEFA has any competitive integrity rules that might apply, but in FFP terms there is not much.
     
  11. Mascot88

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

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    I was more thinking the ownership being privy to private contractual agreements (such as release clauses) that other teams would not be aware of.
     
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  12. pottymonster

    pottymonster I am one with the Force, the Force is with me.

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    Why didn't we just buy the guy from Salzburg?
     
  13. Arminius

    Arminius FSG PR plant Moderator

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    If they own both clubs, who is harmed?
     
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  14. lfc.eddie

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

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    The only problem is when they both qualified for Champs League or Europa League, one has to bow out. Other than that, they can do whatever the hell they want.
     
  15. El Cuchillero

    El Cuchillero Més que un pedantic shit.

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    Our Gulacsi went from Salzburg to Leipzig a while ago, also.
     
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  16. JustHitMyHead

    JustHitMyHead TIA Reserve Team

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    Speaking of Salzburg, I had a quick look at their player videos and quite like the look of Hee-Chan Hwang. Makes me think that we are putting too much stock into the "upside" of players like Origi and have a tendency to overrate them.

     
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  17. nikz200

    nikz200 Active Member

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  18. SoueysTash

    SoueysTash GegenPosting

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  19. SirBillShankly

    SirBillShankly Joe and Holly's dad

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    Better delete those posts before Makati finds out, we don't want him doing anything silly.
     
  20. Iluvatar

    Iluvatar Eru

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    Coutinho the day before his transfer said how happy he was at Inter and how he was looking forward to the new season.. Suarez similar.. All good in the hood like.
     
  21. Sweeting

    Sweeting Doesn't think Mignolet is that bad

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    Looking forward to the rest of the current season surely?
     
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  22. Anfield rd Dreamer

    Anfield rd Dreamer Well-Known Member

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  23. SoueysTash

    SoueysTash GegenPosting

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    As if UEFA would ban that much money from a competition. No chance. They've done quite a lot to pass the UEFA regs. I'm certain they won't be kicked out of it.
     
  24. LFCFFC

    LFCFFC New Member

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    A perverse part of me wants us to go for an unknown 19 year old Bulgarian CM just to see Makati's meltdown.
     
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  25. lfc.eddie

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

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    Why won't they be allowed to compete in the competition?
     
  26. Anfield rd Dreamer

    Anfield rd Dreamer Well-Known Member

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  27. lfc.eddie

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

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  28. Anfield rd Dreamer

    Anfield rd Dreamer Well-Known Member

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    Think UEFA stated they will have made a decision sometime in June, when is the qualifying? Doesn't that still potentially affect the competition integrity? When you Salzburg potentially throwing a game because they don't want to effect Leipzig? Do Salzburg go into Europa League if they lose the play off? If so, according to what I've seen on UEFA stance, Leipzig still wouldn't be allowed to compete (as they could finish third in their group dropping down into same competition)
     
  29. lfc.eddie

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

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    I don't think they would let the governing body omit them from the competition without a fight. I am not sure if qualifying stage teams get into Europa if they fail to qualify and at what stage. I would certainly like to see UEFA takes a strong stance on this one.
     
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  30. kotsebotse

    kotsebotse TIA New Signing

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    :D
    Nah, if you're determined on a CM I can probably come up with some name, but around that age I'd rather Despodov (winger/wide forward) or Chorbadjiiski (CB), those two are probably Championship level atm and hopefully will develop further. With yesterday's decision of UEFA to not allow CSKA Sofia to play in Europa (to be appealed though), they will be probably easy to get too :D
    Btw I don't think Makati will be the only one that will go bonkers if something like that happens :-)

    Back to Keita, I wanted to ask when is the decision from UEFA expected to be taken regarding the two RB clubs?
     
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