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Offline Jack Thrust

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Re: Official: Sam Johnstone signs
« Reply #25 on: July 02, 2018, 05:25:48 PM »
I would put money on this being announced tomorrow morning. Interesting that the new home kit has just been released, just in time for someone to have their picture taken wearing it.....

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Re: Official: Sam Johnstone signs
« Reply #26 on: July 02, 2018, 05:32:34 PM »
I would put money on this being announced tomorrow morning. Interesting that the new home kit has just been released, just in time for someone to have their picture taken wearing it.....

Doesn't make that much difference if its a GK though...

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Re: Official: Sam Johnstone signs
« Reply #27 on: July 02, 2018, 05:35:55 PM »
According to Simon Stone,  a fee has been agreed £6.5m, due for a medical today.
Rising to £10m if all clauses are met. :o

But it's ok if he does well for us.
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Re: Official: Sam Johnstone signs
« Reply #28 on: July 02, 2018, 06:22:27 PM »
Doesn't make that much difference if its a GK though...

He can still hold it up though, it's happening.

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Re: Official: Sam Johnstone signs
« Reply #29 on: July 02, 2018, 06:29:09 PM »
don't know much about him, wonder why Utd are releasing him if he's got a bright future.

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Re: Official: Sam Johnstone signs
« Reply #30 on: July 02, 2018, 06:33:54 PM »
don't know much about him, wonder why Utd are releasing him if he's got a bright future.

In his last year of his contract .

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Re: Official: Sam Johnstone signs
« Reply #31 on: July 02, 2018, 06:34:38 PM »
We have been interested in him for a while, one that Hammond had his eye on.

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Re: Official: Sam Johnstone signs
« Reply #32 on: July 02, 2018, 07:02:45 PM »
According to Simon Stone,  a fee has been agreed £6.5m, due for a medical today.

Think i read somewhere he had 21 clean sheets for the Vile last season. Only 25 too.

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Re: Official: Sam Johnstone signs
« Reply #33 on: July 02, 2018, 07:51:21 PM »
Think i read somewhere he had 21 clean sheets for the Vile last season. Only 25 too.

I think it was 20 clean sheets in 44 games. Best keeper in the championship by a mile last season, would be very happy if we got him in.
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Re: Official: Sam Johnstone signs
« Reply #34 on: July 02, 2018, 07:55:49 PM »
Great price and has ten years on Foster.

Most importantly has some resale value. No idea why it has taken the club so long to come round to this way of doing business.

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Re: Official: Sam Johnstone signs
« Reply #35 on: July 02, 2018, 09:24:28 PM »
Great price and has ten years on Foster.

Most importantly has some resale value. No idea why it has taken the club so long to come round to this way of doing business.
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Re: Official: Sam Johnstone signs
« Reply #36 on: July 02, 2018, 09:58:31 PM »
Rounding up a few things on this.

1. As good as keeper as we are ever likely to sign in the Championship and probably the pick of the league last season
2. Good age will improve and should be a long term replacement for Foster.
3. Probably not possible to land him without Foster moving on
4. Price okay £10m only going to happen if he is sucessful
5. Why are United letting him go? De Gea isn't going anywhere so Johnstone will not be getting enough game time to develop. To some extent he is in the same position as Foster was when he left United for Blues.
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Re: Official: Sam Johnstone signs
« Reply #37 on: July 03, 2018, 08:26:08 AM »
Matt Wilson has just followed Sam on Twitter so must be happening soon.

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Re: Official: Sam Johnstone signs
« Reply #38 on: July 03, 2018, 10:56:21 AM »
Very strange from the Albion to announce who we are interested in.
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Re: Official: Sam Johnstone signs
« Reply #39 on: July 03, 2018, 11:25:44 AM »
Very strange from the Albion to announce who we are interested in.
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Ive not seen an announcement from Albion at all confirming. Unless I’ve missed something.

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Re: Official: Sam Johnstone signs
« Reply #40 on: July 03, 2018, 11:35:30 AM »
Very strange from the Albion to announce who we are interested in.
Danger lurks.

They haven't announced who they are interested in. Where have you heard that?

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Re: Official: Sam Johnstone signs
« Reply #41 on: July 03, 2018, 12:53:42 PM »
Pantilimon has joined Forest from Watford, so I assume Ben is off soon, which allows us to get Johnstone.
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Re: Official: Sam Johnstone signs
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Re: Official: Sam Johnstone signs
« Reply #43 on: July 03, 2018, 05:01:31 PM »
Officially signed
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Re: Official: Sam Johnstone signs
« Reply #44 on: July 03, 2018, 05:03:06 PM »
Confirmed on the official website welcome Sam

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Re: Official: Sam Johnstone signs
« Reply #45 on: July 03, 2018, 05:06:50 PM »
Happy with this - a good age, half decent, if we can get a few more players with this criteria we should be able to rebuild sufficiently but it's going to take time
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Re: Official: Sam Johnstone signs
« Reply #46 on: July 03, 2018, 05:08:04 PM »
Welcome Sam. :)
Didn't watch his games before but seems that he is highly rated by villa's fans.
Should be a good replacement for Foster.

GK problem solved now, hopefully more new faces would be added soon as we need them desperately.
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Re: Official: Sam Johnstone signs
« Reply #48 on: July 03, 2018, 05:12:09 PM »
Welcome Sam. :)
Didn't watch his games before but seems that he is highly rated by villa's fans.
Should be a good replacement for Foster.

GK problem solved now, hopefully more new faces would be added soon as we need them desperately.
GK not quite solved - we have to replace Myhill too.

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Re: Official: Sam Johnstone signs
« Reply #49 on: July 03, 2018, 05:12:23 PM »
Welcome Sam. :)
Didn't watch his games before but seems that he is highly rated by villa's fans.
Should be a good replacement for Foster.

GK problem solved now, hopefully more new faces would be added soon as we need them desperately.

Wonder if Palmer is going to be the No.2 or if we're going to sign another goalkeeper