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Il Drago

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I love it when EPL clubs set ridiculously high options that will never get triggered only to have the delusion there's a chance of recouping their money. Chelsea did it all the time with Bakayoko and now i see Spurs are doing the same with Ndombele.
 

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theres probalby some degree of protectionism in there.

if you've got an amortisation forecast for a resource, if you gave away an option that forced you to take an unexpected write down, you can fuck your financials

e.g. expected schedule:

2021-2022 -£10m
2022-2023 -£10m
2023-2024 -£10m
2024-2025 -£10m


and then suddenly someon triggers an option which forces:
2021-2022 -£20m

then you're screwing your own books
 

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theres probalby some degree of protectionism in there.

if you've got an amortisation forecast for a resource, if you gave away an option that forced you to take an unexpected write down, you can fuck your financials

e.g. expected schedule:

2021-2022 -£10m
2022-2023 -£10m
2023-2024 -£10m
2024-2025 -£10m


and then suddenly someon triggers an option which forces:
2021-2022 -£20m

then you're screwing your own books
I get that but then make it a dry loan or at least in numbers close to book value. Ndombele option is even higher than transfer fee Tottenham paid for him. It's like Inter setting a 40m option on Joao Mario whenever we had sent him on loan.
 

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Have I understood this?

Bentancur 20m, Kulu on 18 month...

Sold Alli for 40m?
 

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So the Celtic fans have just spent two hours frothing down the phoneline of the football radio show over here in Scotland. Because Rangers are set to sign Ramsey from Juventus?

Interesting piece of business if it goes through.
 

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It’s an unbelievable signing considering his wages are absolutely ridiculous. I’m delighted he’s joined, the best thing is the reaction from the Celtic fans and English media after he repeatedly turned down EPL teams and ended up coming to Scotland rather than messing about in lower mid table side in England.
 

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It’s an unbelievable signing considering his wages are absolutely ridiculous. I’m delighted he’s joined, the best thing is the reaction from the Celtic fans and English media after he repeatedly turned down EPL teams and ended up coming to Scotland rather than messing about in lower mid table side in England.
The reaction from the green half of the city has been amusing I'll admit. Although there is something familiar with the blue half these past few years. There's a strong hint of 90's/00's about there set up now. I'll be interested to see how Ramsey gets on. Hopefully he strolls it and makes the hammer throwers look like absolute fandans.
 

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I'm disappointed Icardi didn't go to Juve. And now with Vlahovic, that may never happen.
 
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