Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 20 of 51

Thread: Summer Transfer Activities

  1. #1
    .h.'s Avatar
    Join Date
    08 Jun 05
    Posts
    19,409
    Thanked
    19,134 times
    Old name
    browha

    Europe

    25 Forum Supporter 10 years of FIF

    Summer Transfer Activities

    Repost from here

    Inter are set for an interesting summer transfer window. Piero Ausilio recently came out and stated that, without Champions League football, we would have to sell a star player in the summer. That player is increasingly looking like Mauro Icardi, who has reached an all-time low in his relationship with Inter fans. Replacing Icardi is going to be a difficult enough transfer proposition for the club – a 21 year old striker who has bagged as many goals as him in Serie A is not only hard to find, but he’s practically unique.

    Mauro Icardi, prime candidate for a transfer

    Of all of our star players, it is Icardi and Handanovic, perhaps, that are ‘most efficient’ – Kovacic is a long way from a finished, effective product, and Shaqiri – new to Inter – needs to establish himself properly to make any real assertions about his quality. Podolski is unlikely to stay, and Juan Jesus divides the fans a lot.

    This puts us in a difficult position. Handanovic cost near 20 million euros, with a nice co-ownership arrangement designed to spread his cost, and Icardi cost 16 million – though there’s no way we will obtain a player of his quality now for the same price. In my dream world, we’re replacing Handanovic and Icardi with Berardi and Perin (illustrative). What would the outlay there be? If we’re lucky, 40 million euros?

    Samir Handanovic, another prime transfer sale

    So, what are we going to do? We need the revenue to post anything like safety for FFP – having already spent all our transfer money next year with, for example, Shaqiri, Murillo and Brozovic. We’re going to get maybe 40 million euros at best for the pair? One, a keeper who has not played much if any Champions League football, despite his reputation and impressive performances has yet to play on the highest level, with a year left on his contract – and the other, a player who has soured his relationship with the fans (I’m not discussing, nor will I explore, blame) – I can’t imagine getting more than that for the pair. In fact, I would say we’d be really lucky to even get that.

    Another thing to be worried about is Matteo Kovacic – he’s our other big star player currently, and we’ve just put in our best performance of Mancini without him on the pitch. How do we reconcile this? I personally believe that Kovacic and Brozovic will be perfect together, but I have no evidence to back that claim up.

    It’s a dangerous situation right now, and the money we could get from the sales of these players who look like they are leaving is not going to compensate for the cost of the players we have to bring in – bearing in mind that the 40 million there needs to cover expenses towards Shaqiri (12? million euros) and Murillo (8-10 million euros).

    Bringing Icardi and Handanovic back on side and trying to raise the revenue from whatever method necessary short of selling these players is phenomenally crucial to the continued development of Inter.

  2. #2
    Shaun's Avatar
    Join Date
    04 Mar 04
    Posts
    13,946
    Thanked
    17,823 times
    Fav. Player
    Kovacic

    Macau

    57 Forum Supporter 10 years of FIF Best Overall Poster
    I see a lot of people wanting Berardi if Icardi leaves. I like Berardi as a player. However, he's not a consistent enough finisher to be an out-and-out striker. He's not hard-working enough to be a winger, and he doesn't have the vision to be a SS. On top of this he's a walking yellow card machine. Don't get me wrong, Berardi does a lot of things well, but he's a difficult player to find a perfect role for.
    Quote Originally Posted by DM_ View Post
    Then we'll just buy the federation and create our own rules.
    Quote Originally Posted by Pimpin View Post
    I dont think juventus are willing to sell

  3. Thanks (1): Pajo

  4. #3
    .h.'s Avatar
    Join Date
    08 Jun 05
    Posts
    19,409
    Thanked
    19,134 times
    Old name
    browha

    Europe

    25 Forum Supporter 10 years of FIF
    Quote Originally Posted by Shaun View Post
    I see a lot of people wanting Berardi if Icardi leaves. I like Berardi as a player. However, he's not a consistent enough finisher to be an out-and-out striker. He's not hard-working enough to be a winger, and he doesn't have the vision to be a SS. On top of this he's a walking yellow card machine. Don't get me wrong, Berardi does a lot of things well, but he's a difficult player to find a perfect role for.
    He was an example. I dont think he's a great replacement for Icardi at all, but I dont know who we'd get. We're looking for a young striker + a keeper for 40 million. Maybe bringing back Immobile?

  5. #4
    MakeInterGreatAgain! JJM's Avatar
    Join Date
    10 Aug 07
    Posts
    31,693
    Thanked
    37,797 times
    Fav. Player
    Spalletti!
    Old name
    icardiscores

    Yugoslavia

    91 Forum Supporter Most Pessimistic Member
    Too soon-ish

  6. Thanks (1): MVD

  7. #5
    .h.'s Avatar
    Join Date
    08 Jun 05
    Posts
    19,409
    Thanked
    19,134 times
    Old name
    browha

    Europe

    25 Forum Supporter 10 years of FIF
    its something we should be thinking about, and no doubt the club are too.

  8. #6

    Join Date
    07 Aug 11
    Posts
    1,782
    Thanked
    1,379 times
    Fav. Player
    1 game/week

    Serbia

    I agree about the price projection. Icardi is an amazing young player, but I think to expect 30+mil for him is not realistic having in mind his current level and FF Pee constraints.

  9. #7
    Doffy's Avatar
    Join Date
    27 May 11
    Posts
    2,704
    Thanked
    1,095 times
    Fav. Player
    MI9
    Old name
    hansolo

    Chile

    id rather sell handa and kova both before touching icardi tbh.

    even if some miracle happens and we can get vietto as his replacement i would hesitate to do it.

  10. #8

    Join Date
    16 Feb 13
    Posts
    3,280
    Thanked
    4,054 times
    Old name
    Jrg

    Denmark

    17 Forum Supporter
    It wouldn't surprise me if we see Liverpool with an offer on Icardi which includes a swap with Balotelli. Fuck no.

  11. #9
    .h.'s Avatar
    Join Date
    08 Jun 05
    Posts
    19,409
    Thanked
    19,134 times
    Old name
    browha

    Europe

    25 Forum Supporter 10 years of FIF
    Quote Originally Posted by hansolo View Post
    id rather sell handa and kova both before touching icardi tbh.

    even if some miracle happens and we can get vietto as his replacement i would hesitate to do it.
    sadly, with his alleged wage demands AND his issue with the fans, I cant see him staying at Inter at the minute. Hopefully that changes..

    The other question is how we raise, say, 30 mil without touching him?

    Kuz + Guarin is 10 mil transfer fee + 8mil a year in wages (tax included). Vidic? He's 6 mil a year in wages, so that takes us to 24 mil.

    We need another 16. Any suggestions? Campagnaro is maybe 2.5 mil a year, maybe some youth sales to add it up a bit... Gonna be tough no matter how we cut it. Nagatomo, Jonathan, Palacio... It might be there but we will have to thin the squad.

  12. #10
    Cal's Avatar
    Join Date
    15 May 11
    Posts
    4,751
    Thanked
    4,115 times
    Fav. Player
    Y. Nagatomo

    Tenerife

    77
    Ricky for 11 mil if sunderland survive + bonazzoli pay for shaqiri pretty much

  13. Thanks (2): Batman, Lui

  14. #11
    .h.'s Avatar
    Join Date
    08 Jun 05
    Posts
    19,409
    Thanked
    19,134 times
    Old name
    browha

    Europe

    25 Forum Supporter 10 years of FIF
    Bona pays for brozovic really. Good point on Alvarez, though. that's a nice little chunk in.

  15. #12
    Armes's Avatar
    Join Date
    13 Apr 11
    Posts
    4,033
    Thanked
    4,457 times
    Fav. Player
    Ronaldo L.N.D.L

    Albania

    67
    Why are we even talking about Icardi being sold? In his thread, here too... ET is not stupid to sell him at this age. Unless he demands to leave then yes, but there's nothing on the media.

    Is FIF stirring up rumours by itself now?

  16. Thanks (2): Dylan, Pimpin

  17. #13

    Join Date
    16 Feb 13
    Posts
    3,280
    Thanked
    4,054 times
    Old name
    Jrg

    Denmark

    17 Forum Supporter
    ET can be forced to sell someone if the FFP rules will hit us. That is the point with this article.

  18. Thanks (1): .h.

  19. #14
    .h.'s Avatar
    Join Date
    08 Jun 05
    Posts
    19,409
    Thanked
    19,134 times
    Old name
    browha

    Europe

    25 Forum Supporter 10 years of FIF
    Quote Originally Posted by Armes View Post
    Why are we even talking about Icardi being sold? In his thread, here too... ET is not stupid to sell him at this age. Unless he demands to leave then yes, but there's nothing on the media.

    Is FIF stirring up rumours by itself now?
    Did you see the match tonight? Have you followed the news at all?

    It's quite clear that there's a very strong chance he's leaving

    - - - Updated - - -

    Quote Originally Posted by Jrgnsn View Post
    ET can be forced to sell someone if the FFP rules will hit us. That is the point with this article.
    yep, also this - we might have no say in the matter.

  20. #15
    Shaun's Avatar
    Join Date
    04 Mar 04
    Posts
    13,946
    Thanked
    17,823 times
    Fav. Player
    Kovacic

    Macau

    57 Forum Supporter 10 years of FIF Best Overall Poster
    I cannot think of many clubs in Europe that need a striker and could afford Icardi. Plus there is Wanda. I couldn't imagine Wanda wanting to move to Liverpool (one of the few clubs I imagine could want him). The thought of her kids developing a liverpudlian accent would probably be enough to deter her.
    Quote Originally Posted by DM_ View Post
    Then we'll just buy the federation and create our own rules.
    Quote Originally Posted by Pimpin View Post
    I dont think juventus are willing to sell

  21. Thanks (2): Cal, Lui

  22. #16

    Join Date
    16 Feb 13
    Posts
    3,280
    Thanked
    4,054 times
    Old name
    Jrg

    Denmark

    17 Forum Supporter
    I don't think Wanda has brain capacity enough to know what Liverpool is and where it is located.

  23. Thanks (4): KevinB, Lui, Rasha, skyline1908

  24. #17
    .h.'s Avatar
    Join Date
    08 Jun 05
    Posts
    19,409
    Thanked
    19,134 times
    Old name
    browha

    Europe

    25 Forum Supporter 10 years of FIF
    Quote Originally Posted by Shaun View Post
    I cannot think of many clubs in Europe that need a striker and could afford Icardi. Plus there is Wanda. I couldn't imagine Wanda wanting to move to Liverpool (one of the few clubs I imagine could want him). The thought of her kids developing a liverpudlian accent would probably be enough to deter her.
    Well, that's the thing. I would have thought with Wanda he'd be settled in Milan for the medium term, but it seems to be that it is not the case.

    The problem is, it only takes one club. Chelsea seem to be the one that are quite keen on him... I dont know about Liverpool - they are keen on him but I dont really understand how he fits in with Sturridge to be honest...

  25. #18
    I'm better than Icardi Pimpin's Avatar
    Join Date
    13 Jul 11
    Posts
    14,104
    Thanked
    13,648 times
    Fav. Player
    22IcardiBroHand
    Old name
    DomesticatedPimp

    Albania

    59
    Quote Originally Posted by Shaun View Post
    I cannot think of many clubs in Europe that need a striker and could afford Icardi. Plus there is Wanda. I couldn't imagine Wanda wanting to move to Liverpool (one of the few clubs I imagine could want him). The thought of her kids developing a liverpudlian accent would probably be enough to deter her.
    Arsenal? PSG? Monaco? Atletico if they sell mandzukic to city, and city sell jovetic to juve? Liverpool too.


    so yeah there's always demand for a striker like icardi who is 21/22 and scores for fun
    Quote Originally Posted by bandiera View Post
    referees 'without question' favour juve? i think youre overstating the effect of buying out the refs.
    Quote Originally Posted by bandiera View Post
    I did some thinking over the bench issue. I think when a player is benched, it can make them think more.

  26. #19
    Doffy's Avatar
    Join Date
    27 May 11
    Posts
    2,704
    Thanked
    1,095 times
    Fav. Player
    MI9
    Old name
    hansolo

    Chile

    Quote Originally Posted by browha View Post
    sadly, with his alleged wage demands AND his issue with the fans, I cant see him staying at Inter at the minute. Hopefully that changes..

    The other question is how we raise, say, 30 mil without touching him?

    Kuz + Guarin is 10 mil transfer fee + 8mil a year in wages (tax included). Vidic? He's 6 mil a year in wages, so that takes us to 24 mil.

    We need another 16. Any suggestions? Campagnaro is maybe 2.5 mil a year, maybe some youth sales to add it up a bit... Gonna be tough no matter how we cut it. Nagatomo, Jonathan, Palacio... It might be there but we will have to thin the squad.
    honestly, i have no idea. depends on the demand from outside. which team will come knocking for handa and how much can we squeeze out of it. kova so far hasnt shown much at all and especially now with brozovic bossing our midfield we wont miss him even if we sell him.

    hopefully aids can figure something out.

    icardi must stay however. he needs to fix his inflated ego and everybody will be fine. its to soon to sell him. lyon didnt sell lacazette either and they are know reaping the benefits being first in ligue 1. young strikers with world class potential are extremely hard to find.

  27. #20
    .h.'s Avatar
    Join Date
    08 Jun 05
    Posts
    19,409
    Thanked
    19,134 times
    Old name
    browha

    Europe

    25 Forum Supporter 10 years of FIF
    Quote Originally Posted by hansolo View Post
    honestly, i have no idea. depends on the demand from outside. which team will come knocking for handa and how much can we squeeze out of it. kova so far hasnt shown much at all and especially now with brozovic bossing our midfield we wont miss him even if we sell him.

    hopefully aids can figure something out.

    icardi must stay however. he needs to fix his inflated ego and everybody will be fine. its to soon to sell him. lyon didnt sell lacazette either and they are know reaping the benefits being first in ligue 1. young strikers with world class potential are extremely hard to find.
    Liverpool could be perfectly plausible for Handanovic too, to be honest. Roma...

    35 mil double swoop for Icardi-Handanovic, calling it now

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •