Agudelo Training At West Ham

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  1. jond

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    Beat me to it! Just about to post this. Good for Juan. It really does seem like be was to be in Europe sooner than later. He could be a Big Sam type of forward.
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    West Ham is going nuts with MLS players


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    Though I'm sure West Ham won't sign any of them, which is frustrating.
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    I could see them taking a flyer on Agudelo as he'd complement Carroll pretty well I think
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    Maybe a George John type loan for one of them? Albeit hopefully with some playing time.
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    I think "West Ham going H.A.M. with MLS players" would be more appropriate ;)
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    I think MLS would be against loaning any of them out. Zusi, Osvaldo, and Agudelo. I'm pretty sure their teams would object to that a well.

    Ultimately I think Agudelo will be too expensive for West Ham.
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    But not too expensive for Celtic?
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    Celtic as well.
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    No MLS player - and, for that matter, any player - is too expensive.

    There are only unreasonable asking prices and Waxman is trying to make sure that that doesn't take place and his client gets a new gig.

    The Hammers are a step up from Celtic ... maybe two steps up.
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    Two factors to consider.....................

    A) He's entering the last year of his contract.

    B) He's a 20 year old forward that's scored 10 league goals. While we have high hopes for Agudelo, his resume isn't exactly superlative.

    Due to his contract status, he wouldn't be as expensive as people think.

    I see the move as unlikely at the moment. West Ham picked up Marouane Chamakh from Arsenal for the rest of the season.

    So on their books at forward right now they have Andy Carroll (who'll return from injury at some point here), Chamakh, Carlton Cole, Wellington Paulista, Modibo Maiga, Ricardo Vaz Te, Sean Maguire (promising Irish youth international), Dylan Tombides (promising Australian youth international) and others. They do have a bit of an injury crisis at the moment with those guys, but that's why they picked up Chamakh.

    What I do see is clubs like Celtic and West Ham "feeling up" Agudelo to see if they want to sign him when his contract expires.....................
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    Yep, West Ham aren't interested in signing him at the moment. With 6 "contract" players, plus 2 youth internationals, they will need to move at least one of the above on before signing Juan. This is just a getting-to-know-you session. Real moves - if any - will be in the summer.
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    Yep, West Ham aren't interested in signing him at the moment. With 6 "contract" players, plus 2 youth internationals, they will need to move at least one of the above on before signing Juan. This is just a getting-to-know-you session. Real moves - if any - will be in the summer.

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