Reguilon has had one stand out season and the only games you've watch him in was the Europa league semi and final after we were linked to him.
Tagliafico is much older and never played in a top league.
Stupid to say they're MUCH better options.
Really happy if its for £45-50m as is now being touted. Same as what City paid for a 26 year old prime Kyle Walker 3 years ago.
She's received a lot of stick from certain posters over the years but i think we all need to commend Marina for the work she's done for this club, can't think of another club with a better negotiator.
If we can’t get our primary target, presumably Rice, then I think taking a veteran leader on a free is the next best option. Especially as, like some have mentioned, it would likely be a year stop gap.
Marcotti rubbished the havertz rumours when they started to gather pace, saying why would we buy him, when you have just bought Ziyech.
So i dont think he is very much in the loop, and probably trying to save some face.
But Willian and Thiago Silva are completely different players, playing completely different positions with completely different circumstances.
We offered Willian a 2 year contract, this isn't normal btw. This was only ever done for Luiz before hand. Typically we only offer one year contracts past 30. Willian rejected us, we didn't reject him. He had an offer from Arsenal for 3 years plus a lot more money and that's completely fine. I personally think we may target another winger possibly in Janurary but if not, we have CHO, Pulisic, Ziyech, Mount, Werner and possibly Havertz who can all play in a similar position. We weren't going to bend over backwards for a player in his 30's.
Thiago Silva is older yes and possibly past his prime but he's a leader, he has experience and will only be a short term fix leaving money for a possible Rice bid next summer. I see this move similar to Eto, one year for a proven veteran before getting new talent next year when more money is available.
Wan Bissaka cost United £50m.
Chilwell is much further along as a player and will cost us a similar price.
Lampard getting the player he wants no more 2nd, 3rd choice style signings like Zappacosta and Emerson.
A talented Chelsea fan that's been here since he was a child who's just had a great first breakthrough season and you want shot of him.
As I said thankfully Frank would never be foolish enough to let that happen.
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