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Adrien Silva

Discussion in 'Leicester City' started by Jeff, Sep 1, 2017.

  1. SilverFox

    SilverFox Well-Known Member

    So you are saying he can play for us then.
     
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  2. Lako42

    Lako42 Well-Known Member

    How is this even open for debate or interpretation, there must be a black and white answer to this.
     
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  3. TommyK

    TommyK Well-Known Member

    My mind goes back to deadline night where it was reported people at the club where running around with bits of paper. Screams of chaos to me.
     
  4. pork pie fox

    pork pie fox Well-Known Member

    This crossed my mind, too. It's a bit of a distance from the indoor pitch to the training ground offices and they seemed to be moving between the two. I understand they might want to show a new player that facility, but why keep them there. If, as has been mentioned, the player was up there, whilst the office equipment was down at the main base, that creates an unnecessary delay. There is an indoor gym in the office section at the training ground, so why not take the player there, for photos etc and he's right next to whatever we need to send the documents through.

    If that's the case (and I realise that it might not be, but it certainly looked like it could be), then it's ridiculously daft to take that chance with the deadline approaching.
     
  5. Brown Nose

    Brown Nose Well-Known Member

    Why don't we just announce that Andy King has broken his jaw and needs to wear one of those face masks for a few months.

    And then why don't we just pick Andy King and get Silva to run out in his shirt?

    Problem solved. I learnt this from watching wrestling in the 1980s.
     
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  6. LudlowFox

    LudlowFox Active Member

    If you read around, players training with other clubs is not uncommon (e.g. our own Matty James went to the US in the off-season with his brother & Wigan. and was training with them)

    I think Silva not training with us is the clubs decision and nothing at all to do with FIFA. I suggested as much upthread and Jeff expanded upon it later. I think it's in part to not be seen to validate the deal and also make FIFA look the villains (which they can do adequately on their own anyway) by making it seem they (FIFA) are responsible for denying the caught-in-the-middle Silva his future.
     
  7. Blue Maniac

    Blue Maniac Alzheimers sufferer

    :icon lol::icon lol::icon lol:
     
  8. Redditch Fox

    Redditch Fox Well-Known Member

    What needs examining is who takes the responsibility and what (if anything) are the owners intending to do about it.

    I appreciate that the club is trying to offload the blame and is considering an appeal and this inhibits taking action for the moment- best of luck with that! But if and when that strategy runs out of legs, some sort of internal enquiry seems unavoidable.
     
  9. camberwell fox

    camberwell fox Well-Known Member

    Just because something doesn't happen as expected or anticipated it doesn't naturally follow that heads need to roll.

    Sometimes it is just as simple as an error which was bought about be an unusual set of circumstances.

    Lesson learnt, move on.
     
  10. Mike - True Blue Tinter

    Mike - True Blue Tinter Well-Known Member

    To save me rereading 150+ posts, is the villain here the Sporting owner who kept gazumping the price up as we got near to 11pm, do we had to reagree and change the documents?
     
  11. homer

    homer Well-Known Member

    No, it's Leicester City for being incompetent fecktards
     
  12. Blue Maniac

    Blue Maniac Alzheimers sufferer

    We should loan him.
     
  13. tedfoxxx

    tedfoxxx Well-Known Member

    Is that actually an option? Be interested to know if we could do that.
     
  14. LudlowFox

    LudlowFox Active Member

    No. But we could borrow him.
     
  15. dpjfox

    dpjfox Active Member

    How can we loan him? imo he is our player not theirs ie in our prem squad of 25, not in their CL squad. He will end up like the majority of our signings ie not available because of fitness/lack of match time.
     
  16. Jeff

    Jeff Administrator Staff Member

    Even if he's still their player, THE TRANSFER WINDOW HAS CLOSED FFS.
     
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  17. homer

    homer Well-Known Member

    So it would have to be one of those emergency loans, then ?

    Should be done in time for next week

    Thanks for clearing that up, Jeff
     
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  18. Blue Maniac

    Blue Maniac Alzheimers sufferer

    :043::043::043:
     
  19. Joe_Fox

    Joe_Fox Well-Known Member

    Is Silva still eligible to play for (not so) Sporting Lisbon?
     
  20. FryattFox

    FryattFox Well-Known Member

    Only if we loan him back. Which I think is an option.
     
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