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18 Jul 2018 18:19:02
I like the way we are doing our business.
We're not part of the brigade that pay over inflated prices for players in their prime, only for that player to have massive expectations heaped on them and fans ready to revolt against an individual of they do not constantly perform.

Patricio aside - he was opportune given the situation at Lisbon - we have constantly acquired players with potential to perform to a system in England.
Therefore I do not see any major names over the next few weeks but definitely feel we will have one or two additions, perhaps on loan as we did with Costa, Jota, Boly.

I would have loved Silva to come and prove his doubters wrong but a loan deal seems impossible and, as I say, I can't see us paying over inflated prices this time around.
COYW!

exeterwolf

1.) 18 Jul 2018 19:57:09
Good post, I agree with a lot of your comments

People always have these expectations during transfer season and throw around statements like 'we need an out and out goal scorer' or 'we need a 20 goal per season striker'

People seems to forget how few 20 goal per season strikers are out there, and of them how few are for sale!

The biggest concern with this Wolves side is the lack of depth in key positions, particularly RWB and CM, if you recall when Matt Doherty got suspended we were shocking in the 2-2 game with Hull, lost all shape and confidence.

I would be happy if we signed a big name midfielder (Joao Mario is as good an option as anyone, if Inter want 24m i'd go straight in and pick him up) and a RWB with potential to be second place to Doherty, like Vinagre on the left, throw in another CB and we have a squad which can finish 10th next season.


2.) 18 Jul 2018 20:13:29
Good job you pair ain't the managers then.


3.) 18 Jul 2018 22:51:57
Spot on Exeterwolf. I said before and I’ll say it again, we’re not buying superstars for stupid prices. We’re making them, albeit probably have to sell them come the right price. But who knew what neves Jota cav could do before they came to us? These are the type we’re going to sign. Hoping to see the young lads get there chance too, nothing better than seeing someone come through academy!
Patricio is different as you can’t beat experience in goal
🐺🐺🐺.


4.) 19 Jul 2018 09:09:41
Agree with all posts above except demon.
Manc WOLF exactly how I see it.
exeter wolf exactly how I see it.
Feel great to read posts that say exactly how it is. imo but know in my own mind you both hit the nail on the head.
FWAW.


5.) 19 Jul 2018 09:11:26
Sorry WolvoNeil missed you out agree exactly to your post too.
FWAW.


6.) 19 Jul 2018 11:46:46
Pretty much agree with the above posts, except demon. I'd appreciate hearing demon's alternative suggestions.


7.) 19 Jul 2018 13:23:07
Wolves don't sign back-up players anymore. Doherty will have to fight for his position.


 

 

22 May 2018 12:46:02
The managerial merry-go-round is in full swing right now.
How about our first Summer signing be Nuno for 5-years?

exeterwolf

1.) 22 May 2018 13:00:45
A nice gesture, but didn't exactly work out for Pardew at Newcastle with his 10 year contract! I'm sure Nuno will get a massive pay-jump as an effect of promotion and should we develop next year he'll be rewarded handsomely.


 

 

19 May 2018 17:51:04
It's always interesting to see the names that get bounded about.
I was wondering whether there was any strategy to the transfer targets / announcements based on attracting further players.
I. e. do they announce the major marque signing first, the guy that is going to be first choice, then attract the squad players - not too attractive to know you are going to be second or third choice.

Or, do they gather the squad players first - telling them they are a big part of the plans, to the end sign the marque player afterwards - leaving the squad players a bit miffed?
We will soon find out.

BTW - come on you Chiefs!

exeterwolf

1.) 19 May 2018 20:06:12
No english players. not good enough.


2.) 19 May 2018 20:19:40
Tigers, Tigers, Tigers! Hahahaha.


3.) 19 May 2018 20:25:27
I don’t think any of us who post on here have any idea of the Wolves transfer strategy, only the board, and why would we? Like any business you would not show your cards before they need to be played and give your competition any advantage.
We can only speculate, but it is all a question of positioning, vision and ambition with the resources you have.
A lot of the names banded around has been mainly rumour and paper talk, there maybe some truth in certain players, but we don’t actually know.
But to answer your question, I would say that to we will only look at players who fit our style and will improve on what we have, and we’re not savvy or professional enough to comment on how these signing will be achieved
Personally I would wrap up the signings of Boly, N’Daye and Afobe first, focus on cover for Neves (Pele) then a marque striker, without busting the bank. Other positions to give the quality will follow when they can see there is ambition and intent to challenge for honours.
. I’m loving this 😋.


4.) 19 May 2018 21:52:44
without busting the bank. net profit last year 1.6 billion haha.


5.) 20 May 2018 05:39:45
Dappa, the net profit of the Fosun group has little impact upon what Wolves have in the way of funds available to spend. Fosun are an investment group, they will give Wolves a decent budget but not an extravagant budget. So yes, Wolves do have to consider quality and "not busting the bank" as Charlie Bear suggests.


 

 

24 Sep 2017 11:59:45
Am I right in thinking we are the second highest scorers in the league - and without a 'striker' too?
A few of the teams that we have played late will surprise quite a few this year, so out recent results are much more valuable than the actual performances. I think Bristol City will not be far away.
Keep it going Nuno, it feels fab to be a Wolves fan!

exeterwolf

1.) 24 Sep 2017 18:14:23
We mustn't become complacent and think we can just turn up and turn teams over! We have to treat all teams with respect and assume they will beat us if we don't concentrate and presume we're going to lose if we don't. Just getting a bit worried that we will be stuffed soon if any of that attitude creeps into our game! Sheffield United are going to be a tough test and I wouldn't be surprised to see Clarke score against us.! ⚽️😉👍.


2.) 25 Sep 2017 17:35:01
Yes but Bristol City are the biggest scorers so guess which game helped put both teams up there!


3.) 25 Sep 2017 21:08:17
No they're not. Leeds are top scorers on 17. Us, Bristol city and hull have 15.


4.) 25 Sep 2017 21:36:31
Wolvescoast u for real . u always respect a team but never do u go on to the pitch thinking u are going to get beat .


5.) 26 Sep 2017 07:57:37
Wazza, of course you don't. However, I doubt Crystal Palace thought they would come away with a win. Even Woy Wogers, thought it was going to be a hard game for them. Roughly translated meaning they had little chance of getting anything from it! I suppose you could say he was being realistic. All I mean is we've done great and that will only continue if we don't become complacent and assume all we have to do is turn up! ⚽️😉👍.


6.) 26 Sep 2017 21:00:50
When had the manager said that wolvescoast
Only you have said, that plus your usual negetive comments.


7.) 27 Sep 2017 18:05:09
Seems like we're looking at someone to add to the forward line from the free agent market.


8.) 30 Sep 2017 19:21:50
Well done lads bring on the Villa can't wait I hope Terry is fit to play remember him kissing his premiership badge and laughing at the South Bank whilst playing for Chelsea you won't be laughing soon boy!


 

 

01 Apr 2017 22:07:44
I've been told that Michael Mancienne is seeking a move away from Forest.
He's being played at full-back and isn't too happy about it - or having to wait for his wages for most of the season.
May not be a bad Summer move?

exeterwolf

1.) 02 Apr 2017 13:12:34
Macienne was originally with us. I'd rather go with someone from Portugal to be honest.


2.) 02 Apr 2017 19:19:35
I agree Wolves011. We should not be going back for old players. Eyes forward for new blood. Please no more talk of Sako, Mancienne, Afobe etc.


3.) 03 Apr 2017 08:56:36
I never rated him to be honest.


4.) 03 Apr 2017 19:55:34
Wolves011, Do you want to be more specific or is it just any random person from Portugal.

Thats equally as stupid as saying our recruitment policy should be to only sign ginger kids.

Bonkers comment.


 

 

 

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07 Aug 2018 18:09:51
It's worrying to read that so many people seem to already be hooked on this new drug of 'let's compete with everyone for everybody'.
Almost every signing that Fosun have made has been clandestine in nature. They do not do their business on the back pages or through social media.

exeterwolf

1.) 07 Aug 2018 19:24:31
Anyone know how long it takes to do a medical at Wolves? .


 

 

29 Jun 2018 15:15:34
Last night we were debating 'journeymen' players that had come to The Mol and done a fantastic job for us, but would always be remembered for the their exploits elsewhere.
'Crazy Horse', Andy Gray, Andy King etc.
Anyone want to add to the list?

exeterwolf

1.) 29 Jun 2018 16:19:47
Paul Ince.


2.) 29 Jun 2018 18:06:36
I would add Ally Robertson and Denis Irwin.


3.) 29 Jun 2018 18:30:34
"Sick note" Anderton.


4.) 29 Jun 2018 18:58:17
Wouldn't say he was fantastic for us.


5.) 29 Jun 2018 20:30:26
What about Emlyn Hughes? Does he qualify lifting our last major trophy (it was then) .


6.) 29 Jun 2018 21:42:21
Always loved mark Kennedy see him go down left wing always be one of my fav players.


7.) 29 Jun 2018 21:43:06
And the goal he sores at Cardiff.


8.) 30 Jun 2018 12:25:55
Didn't read it fully did i. Crazy horse. Always remember that day.


9.) 30 Jun 2018 14:21:36
Can I suggest a damn fine centre half. Keith Curle.


10.) 30 Jun 2018 17:49:07
Was there when crazy horse, or when he came us rocking horse, received his ‘this is your life’ moment
Won 1:0 if I recall and think that it was even against Liverpool, enormous cheer went up 2 or 3 minutes after the final whistle when Eamon came with his big red book. A true legend.


 

 

22 Jun 2018 23:37:10
Seven weeks tonight and we will all be anticipating the start of the new era, the 'night before' we kick off the PL campaign.
So seven weeks to build a squad, recreate the pack mentality. Seven weeks to dust down the scarf, make sure the replica shirt still fits.
I'm excited now!

exeterwolf

1.) 23 Jun 2018 10:23:48
we have a squad a very good one. I think you mean add to it. nev jots costa ect will make name for them self in prem.


 

 

18 Jun 2018 21:31:14
For all those 'glass half empty' types that were chirping about Jimenez performance the other day.
Sterling's miss this evening?
Just saying!

exeterwolf

1.) 18 Jun 2018 23:06:53
Mate we could sign Ronaldo, Messi etc some would still pick faults.


2.) 18 Jun 2018 23:24:31
Bloody pub team finishing for half a dozen efforts.


3.) 18 Jun 2018 23:39:58
Now you have mentioned Stirling I have got to ask the question- is he over rated? Or do people just give him a hard time? Never really watched him play at club level but have seen him play for the National side .


4.) 19 Jun 2018 02:44:24
Ronaldo too old!

Only joking.


5.) 19 Jun 2018 16:29:15
i did chuckle at that Wolves till I die.


 

 

29 Apr 2018 14:31:31
I bumped into Gary Lineker at Waterloo last week and had a very brief chat about Wolves and Steve Bull.
I jokingly asked him if Bully would have bagged more than him if they had played the same number of England matches. Well, you would have thought I'd asked him to mug and old lady!
For what is worth, I think Bully could have done him easy.
UTW.

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07 Aug 2018 17:05:21
If we make a bid for Vida I hope it includes a clause that requires him to have a hair cut!
That Rodney-tail does not shout out 'nasty uncompromising hard tackling defender' to me!

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29 Jul 2018 20:36:07
. or conceded less (Wolvescoast) .

Nuno has always had a set up that was hard to break down and not easy to beat.
This has always been the way he (and his backroom staff) have set up their teams.
We won quite a few games last year by 1-0, or with a clean sheet.

'IF' he has spotted something in Douglas that he deems likely to be exposed at a higher level, 'AND' he can bring in a stronger defensive player, then this seems to fit snugly with Nuno's philosophy.

So, winning matches isn't just 'scoring more than the others' (ask Keegan) - it is about
1. conceding less than the opposition;
2. creating opportunities;
3. converting those opportunities.

If we get 1 right; and are successful at 2; we simply need some good luck to 3 to work out.

You could put 'world=beaters' up front but if they are not supplied with opportunities, or the donkeys at the back concede loads, then their efforts are futile.

That is why it is a TEAM game, not one for 11 individuals (plus subs)!

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05 Jul 2018 14:56:45
'Value for money' is definitely one of Fosun's requirements, and it is definitely the way to go.
Look at the deal we have agreed with Neves for the next five years.
Gives him stability, a good wage and first team football for the duration.
Then you have the "I'm brilliant brigade" who want huge wages, an agent with huge requirements, and they are just above average at best.
Better to bide our time, pick some good quality with the ability to get better, rather than buy those that think they are brilliant now.
Our business last year (and leading into this) has been first class. Loan deals for half decent players that have potential, with the ability to buy if it works out.
I have a feeling that is how we will go from here in - and why not Silva (o others) on such a deal?
We pay Milan a 'loan fee' and pick up his wages for the duration, then, if he does the business for us, we can buy him for the purchase price. that helps Milan and their FFP issues. If he tanks for us - in the best league in the World - then he is still in the shop window for 6-12 months for Milan to sell afterwards.

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30 Jun 2018 20:43:50
Mixed feelings about the Leo signing, but I guess that is because I was awaiting the 'marque' signing we have been expecting for a few months.
However, I guess if someone had put forward a 24 year old Brazilian striker that scored 12 goals (and upteen assists) in 42 appearances last season, we would have seen that as a decent return on 'stats'.
What we do know, is that he complements our game plan very well - you don't get that from 'stats'.

Like all signings, we have to wait and see and ope they fulfil our requirements.
Money and 'name' mean nothing if you do not perform - ask Mr Silva at Milan!

UTW.

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17 Jun 2018 12:44:30
For me, Cav and Jota were the standout forwards last season, for their style, their abilities and their finishing.
If we are going to bring in more quality then it is inevitable that some will go, and some of those that do go will be at the top end of the squad. We will need to get used to that happening as it is the way these days.
Whether Cav, or others go, we will see, but I wouldn't have thought Uddersfield would be a first choice!
UTW and trust in the boss and his bosses!

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04 Aug 2018 00:48:27
I don't feel sorry for ANY modern day footballers. They earn a fortune, a lottery win each season. Even the unfortunate ones that get a bad injury will make a load more in their shortened careers than you or I make in a decade or more.
I do feel sympathy for the past players who, in my opinion, actually worked harder for their pay and got paid peanuts compared to the players of today, and they had more loyalty and moral fibre than 99% of today's players.

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27 Jul 2018 11:32:57
Starting XI v Everton?

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18 Jul 2018 22:10:16
No need to consider any others - they only get regurgitated on here over and over again by people who claim to know a bit!

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13 Jul 2018 09:17:09
I'm happy!
Settled squad, great spirit, brilliant football, played most teams off the park last year, brilliant coach, great supporters, AND, we are in THE PREM!
Your responsibility what you sow, and bringing in a while load of mercenary money-saving graders who just want coin and no 'buy-in' never works.
Have faith, believe, and enjoy yourself!

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13 Jun 2018 22:29:30
Sat on his arse!
That's where he spends most of his time.
No thanks.
Doesn't fit the culture out new regime as establishing.

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