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Post  Knight of Thorgothshire on Sun 23 Jun - 17:12

Arouna Kone has expressed his wish to leave Wigan and issued a come and get me plea
That will be good news to Everton and a few other clubs.
Will Roberto Martinez have an influence on his destination?
Arouna said:"You always have ambitions as a footballer, and I don't intend to play in the English second division.
"Wigan have gone down, which is a real shame. It's up to them to set out their stance about my situation. I aim to play for one of the best clubs in England, and I hope I will get the chance."
 "I've had plenty of approaches. I can't reveal the names of the clubs. But Crystal Palace have gone up, and from the moment a club is in the Premier League that is good for me.
"I'm under contract with Wigan for two more years. But if there is an offer that is good for both me and Wigan I will seek to leave."

http://www.bluekipper.com/players/something_fishy/6462-kone_wants_wigan_exit.html
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Post  Armchair on Mon 24 Jun - 0:38

Norwich are competing with Everton for Wigan striker Arouna Kone. The 29-year-old Ivory Coast international's contract has a £5m buy-out clause.

Full story: Daily Mail

£5m for a 29 year old though...
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Post  Made 4 Gwladys on Mon 24 Jun - 5:46

Armchair Evertonian wrote:
Norwich are competing with Everton for Wigan striker Arouna Kone. The 29-year-old Ivory Coast international's contract has a £5m buy-out clause.

Full story: Daily Mail  

£5m for a 29 year old though...
and he's pants
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Post  Luka Perfect on Mon 24 Jun - 23:14

We need a better striker than him, maybe Bone but we can't afford him unless Felli goes
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Post  SEFTON on Tue 25 Jun - 1:21

Perfect Heit wrote:We need a better striker than him, maybe Bone but we can't afford him unless Felli goes

I always find its a bit dodgie looking to buy African players nearing their thirties when in-fact their more than likely nearing their forty's ? Yakubu
Don't rate the Wigan lad. As for paying 5/6 million, would prefer we put a couple more mill and got a proven striker .
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Post  RhinoJagz on Tue 25 Jun - 2:16

sefton wrote:
Perfect Heit wrote:We need a better striker than him, maybe Bone but we can't afford him unless Felli goes

I always find its a bit dodgie looking to buy African players nearing their thirties when in-fact their more than likely nearing their forty's ? Yakubu
Don't rate the Wigan lad. As for paying 5/6 million, would prefer we put a couple more mill and got a proven striker .

Kone(y) and Boney up front next season!lol!

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Post  Armchair on Tue 25 Jun - 8:43

Bluejagz wrote:
sefton wrote:
Perfect Heit wrote:We need a better striker than him, maybe Bone but we can't afford him unless Felli goes

I always find its a bit dodgie looking to buy African players nearing their thirties when in-fact their more than likely nearing their forty's ? Yakubu
Don't rate the Wigan lad. As for paying 5/6 million, would prefer we put a couple more mill and got a proven striker .

Kone(y) and Boney up front next season!lol!

We could only afford them on loan(y)
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Post  Da Judge on Tue 25 Jun - 9:29

Armchair Evertonian wrote:
Bluejagz wrote:
sefton wrote:
Perfect Heit wrote:We need a better striker than him, maybe Bone but we can't afford him unless Felli goes

I always find its a bit dodgie looking to buy African players nearing their thirties when in-fact their more than likely nearing their forty's ? Yakubu
Don't rate the Wigan lad. As for paying 5/6 million, would prefer we put a couple more mill and got a proven striker .

Kone(y) and Boney up front next season!lol!

We could only afford them on loan(y)

what i we start playing tiki-taki football

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Post  Made 4 Gwladys on Tue 25 Jun - 12:23

Armchair Evertonian wrote:
Bluejagz wrote:
sefton wrote:
Perfect Heit wrote:We need a better striker than him, maybe Bone but we can't afford him unless Felli goes

I always find its a bit dodgie looking to buy African players nearing their thirties when in-fact their more than likely nearing their forty's ? Yakubu
Don't rate the Wigan lad. As for paying 5/6 million, would prefer we put a couple more mill and got a proven striker .

Kone(y) and Boney up front next season!lol!

We could only afford them on loan(y)
we simply haven't got the mone(y)
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Post  Super on Wed 26 Jun - 1:23

http://www.mirror.co.uk/sport/football/transfer-news/everton-transfers-arouna-kone-only-1995197
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Post  Cahill the Great on Wed 26 Jun - 7:16

Super wrote:http://www.mirror.co.uk/sport/football/transfer-news/everton-transfers-arouna-kone-only-1995197

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Post  Made 4 Gwladys on Wed 26 Jun - 10:41

Cahill the Great wrote:
Super wrote:http://www.mirror.co.uk/sport/football/transfer-news/everton-transfers-arouna-kone-only-1995197

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6.5 Million affraid

he's fucking shite

a release clause is normally set at 3 times the value to put people off ... that makes him a 2.2M asset at best
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Post  RhinoJagz on Thu 27 Jun - 2:33

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-2349114/Everton-sign-Arouna-Kone-Antolin-Alcaraz.html

Is this the double signing Bill hinted at?

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Post  Sack the Juggler on Thu 27 Jun - 2:52

Hope not, but then again, if it is a squad striker and cover in defence isn't bad if we can keep the rest of the squad together

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Post  Knight of Thorgothshire on Thu 27 Jun - 11:40

Made 4 Gwladys wrote:
Cahill the Great wrote:
Super wrote:http://www.mirror.co.uk/sport/football/transfer-news/everton-transfers-arouna-kone-only-1995197

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6.5 Million affraid

he's fucking shite

a release clause is normally set at 3 times the value to put people off ... that makes him a 2.2M asset at best
And he's 29? Uh, that doesn't add up at all then, so no thanks.
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Post  Yankthattoffee on Tue 2 Jul - 8:58

I wonder who are "fringe" players may be?

Kone has made it clear that he is looking to follow Martinez to Merseyside, and that puts Wigan on the spot.
They will stick to the letter of the clause in his contract and ask for the cash immediately.
Martinez and the Toffees' chairman Bill Kenwright will have to come with the cash in one ‘hit’ and are trying to raise those funds.
Everton may offer Wigan a player in exchange as a sweetener, as Coyle is an admirer of some of their fringe performers.


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Post  Armchair on Tue 2 Jul - 9:43

2001–2002 Rio Sport 30 (17)
2002–2003 Lierse 32 (11)
2003–2005 Roda 63 (27)
2005–2007 PSV 53 (21)
2007–2012 Sevilla 40 (1)
2010 → Hannover 96 (loan) 8 (2)
2011–2012 → Levante (loan) 34 (15)
2012 Levante 0 (0)
2012– Wigan Athletic 33 (11)


If you ignore the 5 years at Sevilla (where he must have been a real bit-part player) it is not a bad record I suppose. 11 goals for a shit Wigan team (who was their manager again?) is a decent haul.
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Post  Sack the Juggler on Tue 2 Jul - 9:48

Armchair Evertonian wrote:2001–2002 Rio Sport            30 (17)
2002–2003 Lierse            32 (11)
2003–2005 Roda            63 (27)
2005–2007 PSV                    53 (21)
2007–2012 Sevilla            40 (1)
2010 → Hannover 96 (loan)      8   (2)
2011–2012 → Levante (loan)    34 (15)
2012 Levante 0 (0)
2012– Wigan Athletic           33   (11)


If you ignore the 5 years at Sevilla (where he must have been a real bit-part player) it is not a bad record I suppose. 11 goals for a shit Wigan team (who was their manager again?) is a decent haul.
yeah, but can he play on the wing?

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Post  hairy cataract on Tue 2 Jul - 9:57

Saccum Praestigiatorum wrote:
Armchair Evertonian wrote:2001–2002 Rio Sport            30 (17)
2002–2003 Lierse            32 (11)
2003–2005 Roda            63 (27)
2005–2007 PSV                    53 (21)
2007–2012 Sevilla            40 (1)
2010 → Hannover 96 (loan)      8   (2)
2011–2012 → Levante (loan)    34 (15)
2012 Levante 0 (0)
2012– Wigan Athletic           33   (11)


If you ignore the 5 years at Sevilla (where he must have been a real bit-part player) it is not a bad record I suppose. 11 goals for a shit Wigan team (who was their manager again?) is a decent haul.
yeah, but can he play on the wing?

Hopefully Martinez won't be Moyes.  I mean, if Naismith was played in his proper position, he would be at Real Madrid by now.
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Post  Armchair on Tue 2 Jul - 9:59

Saccum Praestigiatorum wrote:
Armchair Evertonian wrote:2001–2002 Rio Sport            30 (17)
2002–2003 Lierse            32 (11)
2003–2005 Roda            63 (27)
2005–2007 PSV                    53 (21)
2007–2012 Sevilla            40 (1)
2010 → Hannover 96 (loan)      8   (2)
2011–2012 → Levante (loan)    34 (15)
2012 Levante 0 (0)
2012– Wigan Athletic           33   (11)


If you ignore the 5 years at Sevilla (where he must have been a real bit-part player) it is not a bad record I suppose. 11 goals for a shit Wigan team (who was their manager again?) is a decent haul.
yeah, but can he play on the wing?

Yes, and left back...
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Post  Made 4 Gwladys on Tue 2 Jul - 10:21

                

6.5 Million for a 29 year old sick note shit striker... African as well so he's really 42  

I hate Martinez
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Post  Tonteau on Tue 2 Jul - 10:55

Made 4 Gwladys wrote:                

6.5 Million for a 29 year old sick note shit striker... African as well so he's really 42  

I hate Martinez

Yeah, but we paid the same for Jelavic and he's rqually shit, so Moyes=Just as bad as martinez.
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Post  Knight of Thorgothshire on Tue 2 Jul - 11:26

hairy cataract wrote:
Saccum Praestigiatorum wrote:
Armchair Evertonian wrote:2001–2002 Rio Sport            30 (17)
2002–2003 Lierse            32 (11)
2003–2005 Roda            63 (27)
2005–2007 PSV                    53 (21)
2007–2012 Sevilla            40 (1)
2010 → Hannover 96 (loan)      8   (2)
2011–2012 → Levante (loan)    34 (15)
2012 Levante 0 (0)
2012– Wigan Athletic           33   (11)


If you ignore the 5 years at Sevilla (where he must have been a real bit-part player) it is not a bad record I suppose. 11 goals for a shit Wigan team (who was their manager again?) is a decent haul.
yeah, but can he play on the wing?

Hopefully Martinez won't be Moyes.  I mean, if Naismith was played in his proper position, he would be at Real Madrid by now.
Couldn't agree more, but with a slight modification. If Naismith was played in his proper position, he would be at Real Madrid by now. He would be their talisman while Ronaldo would be a part-time player.
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Post  Super on Tue 2 Jul - 12:21

Have we signed him yet?
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Post  RhinoJagz on Tue 2 Jul - 13:45

Again, nothing to get really worked up about here. Thought he looked decent for Wigan all season. Scored just as much as Vic, Nais & Jelly all together last season? Fee is a bit high but if Alcatraz comes in free as well then its ok. We need to add depth to the squad and these two will do ok for starters.

Martinez will need some one will a bit of star quality thought to get us really up for the season.

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