colossus

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About colossus

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    Chelsea and New Zealand

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  1. Transfer Talk Topic

    Sorry if it has already been discussed, but any chance we can make a Courtois + cash for Oblak deal happen? Even if it wouldn’t go through, it would raise doubts about his rationale for a move to Madrid being driven for family reasons.
  2. Chelsea 1 Barcelona 1

    Not a bad result to take into the away leg I feel. Had we won 1-0 today, in the next match Barca would likely come out strong and we would probably be trying to defend for 90 mins. Other teams have gone there with first leg leads in recent times, and been unable to defend them. In 2012, we took the 1-0 lead over there, and started poorly as they took it to us. This could all be coincidental, however a 1-1 away result can often lead to complacency for the team hosting the 2nd leg. Let’s hope this gives us extra motivation to play some good attacking football there - I think we’ll need to score 2, and I think we can.
  3. Advice on buying 2 tickets April2018

    I’d say go for option A - I can’t see the match going to the extra ticket option. If you miss out on getting tickets that way, there is also the official ticket exchange, where you can buy one ticket per membership, from Season Ticket Holders that can’t make the match. My friend and I often list our tickets on the exchange if one of us can’t make the match. It sounds like you’d be after one Adult and one Child ticket though, so it may be hard to find those come up next to each other (usually there are just single tickets). By the way, it’s good to see other Kiwi Chelsea supporters on here! I’m originally from Auckland myself. Good luck getting the tickets, as long as you get in early, you should have no problems.
  4. Transfer Talk Topic

    Indeed. Also the possibility of talking about getting higher wages coming back in January, and we would presumably pay a smaller transfer fee?
  5. Transfer Talk Topic

    Not sure of the relevance of what other clubs in other leagues might be doing?
  6. Transfer Talk Topic

    Cheers Bob! Hopefully doesn't happen, but if it does, you heard it here first ;)
  7. Transfer Talk Topic

    Yes. Just wondering if technically possible, within UEFA regulations? Not saying it will happen. P.S. Not smoking anything, but reasonably drunk, for what it's worth ;)
  8. Transfer Talk Topic

    Just wondering, could the following situation go down? We sell Matic to Inter, as we refuse to sell to United. United offer to buy Perisic from Inter, and Matic in top. Topping up the Perisic fee with some extra fee for Matic. Possible? Any ramifications if it did happen? I know it is Juventus who are supposedly in for Matic, but any chance Inter/United doing such a deal?
  9. Transfer Talk Topic

    It is - but it's part of the reason why English clubs end up paying a lot more. They should really just allow it as it goes on everywhere, and it would be a level playing field.
  10. Transfer Talk Topic

    I think so. If that happened it was likely after the Chinese option went off the table, and we were still confident of getting £65M+ for him this window from elsewhere. I can't see them ever spending this much..
  11. Transfer Talk Topic

    Agree, it is primarily him, but they would be doing whatever they could to reduce the price.
  12. Transfer Talk Topic

    Haha, I am sure they don't need to, but I can imagine them stoking the fire wherever they can :) I can't imagine his agent would be promoting anything that drops their cut..
  13. Transfer Talk Topic

    Absolutely. I wouldn't be surprised if they have been tapping him up, causing some of what's been going on to try force the price down, by warding off any competition.
  14. Transfer Talk Topic

    Value doesn't mean as much if a player publicly states there is only one team he'll play for.
  15. Transfer Talk Topic

    Hopefully Madrid spends the money they are getting for Morata on De Gea. Putting United in a tough spot, and improving our chances of keeping Thibaut long term.