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by cockney_carlos (U8576537) 22 August 2009
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We've been linked with so many strikers in the recent weeks and lots of them all diferent type's of players. So i was wondering what do think zola's looking for, and who do we think we should be looking for. I personaly think we a looking for a big physical carlton cole type of player to be back up for Cole rather than looking for someone who could play up top with him.

If i were to chose (this could be the reason im not a premier league manager ;) ) i would personally go for luca toni, proven goal scorer and could work well in the 4-3-3. If i could have ahve anyone though it would be Kenwyne Jones, he seems to petrify any defense he plays against and always looks so dangerous. I would have loved to have seen darren bent sign for us, i was gutted hen he diddnt, he could've thrived up front with cole's hold up play and knock ones. but thats just me what do you guys think?

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posted Aug 24, 2009

West Ham, if they complete this signing, are making great strides in the right direction.

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posted Aug 24, 2009

Haha why on earth would Kenwyne Jones leave us to join you> <laugh>

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posted Aug 24, 2009

Because West ham are and always will be a bigger and BETTER club than Sunderland! Even with NO MONEY we'll comfortably finish above you in the League..

Again!<laugh>

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posted Aug 24, 2009

Plasticoutcome , The French league is much weaker than the Premierleague as they do not have billionaire sides like the Big4 + Man City (no debts allowed in France ) , strongest sides like Lyon , Bordeaux or Marseille who do not rely only on transfer money but also on their youth systems would fight with Tottenham ,Villa, or Everton for 5th-6th-7th if they were to play in the Prem .

However , if you look at the last 5 years goal stats and goal differences , you see far less goals in France because the teams take less risks , guys like Anelka , Adebayor , Drogba , Henry , they didn't score as many goals in France because the play is slower and more closed than in the Premiership , most teams play lower on the pitch and the sides are built around their defence , as good players upfront tend to be sold after 1 or 2 good seasons . Also the teams outside the top 7 are more evenly matched than in the Prem , French league is homogenous in term of club level , there is no massive gap between the top teams and middleboard-lower board ones , this makes for less one sided games and thus less goals overall per matchday

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posted Aug 24, 2009

i think this would be a great signing and would be a really good pacy partner for Cole. Wenger is clearly hoping to pick him up on a free and start negotiations in January.

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comment by mmjnr (U6515118)

posted Aug 24, 2009

West Ham should get Egyptian International Amr Zaki as they really need a physically strong striker like cole with decent touch in the box ..ZAK ATTTTACK!!!

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posted Aug 24, 2009

I hope David Gold buys our club,born near Green st he's one of us and like us loves the team and supporters, I think we might be able to broker some good deals buy cheap sell high I can see some good things in the future this season is going to be rough thank god we have a players manager in Zola,I also like Amr Zaki but a bit of a primadonna.

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posted Aug 24, 2009

What has happened to Savio Nsereko? I thought for 9 or so million and with his reputation he was going to be the playmaking foyle for a striker like Cole? If he's worth that much money he must be good enough to start surely?

I have only seen him for ten minutes or so but I expected him to fall in to the free roaming position behind a striker that Joe Cole or Eyal Berkovic used to fill for us, creating chances from skilful turns,deft touches and inch perfect defence splitting passes! Does anyone know what the deal is with him?

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posted Aug 24, 2009

Whatever happened to us(Arsenal)signing him? anyone know?

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posted Aug 25, 2009

If i were Chamakh i would reject it and stay for a few more months, or maybe even one more season at his beloved club. Arsenal WILL cmoe in for him again.

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