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    Quote Originally Posted by jabbronies View Post
    I think he'll move to MTL and be a part of the Impact following his career

    Not with the way Saputo broke his word on paying for Ciman's daughter's therapy. We're better in that regard, since Ciman hasn't let out a peep regarding how we treated his daughter. I could see him working for Toronto remotely in Montreal.

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    So this isn't team roster stuff, but ...

    Vanney still hasn't re-upped yet. They were talking weeks ago about how 'it just needed to be signed,' and yet something is obviously not right.

    There's some speculation that he might be interested in the LA Galaxy job.

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    I noticed that too. Seems odd that it’s not done at this point.

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    There is a decent chance other teams make bids for our players in the off season. Hope we’re ready.

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    Kristian Jack indicated during the broadcast on Sunday it was all but signed and would get done this week. No news might be issues or they are waiting for the right day to announce it.

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    So here are our players worth at least 1 million Euros, from transfermarkt:

    Player Date of birth / Age Market value
    Sep 20, 1991 (29)
    21 Jun 12, 1992 (28)
    17 Nov 6, 1989 (31)
    20 Jan 20, 2000 (20)
    Jan 7, 1995 (25)
    7 Mar 31, 1989 (31)
    Oct 11, 1988 (32)
    4 Jul 31, 1987 (33)
    May 26, 1991 (29)
    8 May 16, 1995 (25)
    27 Feb 13, 1998 (22)

    Fun thing: they are exactly 11 guys.
    So who's gonna play goalkeeper (I guess the answer is obvious).
    Last edited by PizzaEatingYeti; 11-15-2020 at 02:22 PM.

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    Crazy that Delgado is still only 25.

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    MLS ZONE @mls_zone

    Brazilian attacker Hulk has received an offer from an unnamed MLS team. He has played his last regular season game for Chinese club Shanghai SIPG and can join his new team on a free transfer in January. He is 34-years-old and is valued at $5.5 million. (Globe Esporte)
    #MLS

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    No thanks but if the Impact want to waste the Cheese Man's money, who are we to complain...

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    Hulk is such an LA Galaxy type player.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeForbes View Post
    Hulk is such an LA Galaxy type player.
    That man divorsed his wife of 12 years and then married her neice 3 months later! Character for the LA room.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PaceyWinger View Post
    That man divorsed his wife of 12 years and then married her neice 3 months later! Character for the LA room.
    That would make for some interesting family dinners lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by ag futbol View Post
    I noticed that too. Seems odd that it’s not done at this point.

    As a side note:



    There is a decent chance other teams make bids for our players in the off season. Hope we’re ready.

    What does this mean exactly? Osorio for instance - he's worth 6m on the transfer market - but his salary is nowhere near that. How can a team profit that much (5.5million?) of him?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jabbronies View Post
    What does this mean exactly? Osorio for instance - he's worth 6m on the transfer market - but his salary is nowhere near that. How can a team profit that much (5.5million?) of him?
    Transfermarkt is not an official site. The "transfer values" are estimates based on calculations. Basically, it's saying what they think their projected transfer fee would be if a team wanted to buy Osorio from us.

    In terms of how "they profit that much off him" given his salary is lower, think of it like a house. You may pay $1 million for a house, but that house isn't worth a million every single year to you. Rather the million is the long term value you're paying for. So the transfer fees are higher than salary to compensate for both the current as well as future value if TFC were to sell him.
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    ^ Thanks, I think that’s a good summary.

    If I could add: practically, the implication is if you have someone on a low contract with a high market value, other teams are incentivized to bid. The player is interested cause it has the potential to increase their wages (contracts are usually renegotiated with transfer).

    Now as a club, you could do nothing and tell the player to be quiet. But.... that’s not always the right approach as the player can get disgruntled. Maybe their level of play drops or they become a distraction in the locker room in an extreme scenario. Also, if the bid is for good value you might get more benefit from selling. Finally, you might just renegotiate your player’s contract, make them happy and quash any transfer buzz.

    I think the most obvious name to watch out for is Laryea. He renegotiated his deal but he’s still likely on peanuts vs. his true value. Otherwise, Pozuelo and Oso are two names that might garner some consideration.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rydermike View Post
    Transfermarkt is not an official site.
    Quote Originally Posted by ag futbol View Post
    ^ Thanks, I think that’s a good summary.

    Thanks for the summary. I figured as much. Just seems like some of these valuations are high. I feel like a team would pay something like $1.5 for a guy like Oso.

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    One other thing to note is the term left on a player's contract. The more years a player has on the contract the higher the fee usually is, because a team is less incentivized to sell because they have that control. For example, Luis Suarez had one year left on his contract, so his transfer fee was only $7 million to join Atletico from Barca. Oso signed a long term deal, which ups the cost to acquire him.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PaceyWinger View Post
    That man divorsed his wife of 12 years and then married her neice 3 months later! Character for the LA room.
    That is the kind of flair MLS is missing!

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    Quote Originally Posted by PaceyWinger View Post
    That man divorsed his wife of 12 years and then married her neice 3 months later! Character for the LA room.
    Hulk: if I can upgrade my old car for the newer model, why can't I do the same with my wife.

    Hulk: "Kids call her mom" "That's not mom" "The DNA is almost the same, so it's basically mom"

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    This is great. Now if he can roundly suck too the cycle will be compete. So much material here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kuku View Post
    MLS ZONE @mls_zone

    Brazilian attacker Hulk has received an offer from an unnamed MLS team. He has played his last regular season game for Chinese club Shanghai SIPG and can join his new team on a free transfer in January. He is 34-years-old and is valued at $5.5 million. (Globe Esporte)
    #MLS
    No thanks!

 

 

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