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Based on the track record, age, and some of those clips - seems like a hell of a signing. Replacement for prime Daniel Royer that we have been missing for years. Could do a lot worse than him and Morgan behind Klimala as your attacking trio.

Did we watch the same highlights?   Looks like he has an even worse conversion rate than Klimala.   He literally missed on 3 of his first 4 HIGHLIGHTS, with an atrocious 1v1 shortly after that.   Also, what are the odds of one team having two Taxi's on their historic roster?


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Also, what are the odds of one team having two Taxi's on their historic roster?

 

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Did we watch the same highlights?   Looks like he has an even worse conversion rate than Klimala.   He literally missed on 3 of his first 4 HIGHLIGHTS, with an atrocious 1v1 shortly after that.   Also, what are the odds of one team having two Taxi's on their historic roster?


45 goals in 90 games for his club, so he's doing something right. Maybe whoever made the highlight reel just sucks at making highlight reels.

On paper this looks like a great Royer-level signing. Cheap enough that it shouldn't stop Thelwell from keeping the checkbook open for another attacking player.

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Did we watch the same highlights?   Looks like he has an even worse conversion rate than Klimala.   He literally missed on 3 of his first 4 HIGHLIGHTS, with an atrocious 1v1 shortly after that.   Also, what are the odds of one team having two Taxi's on their historic roster?

 

The first video is much more flattering. Can't argue with 44 G+A in 68 appearances though. In a similar level league to MLS. Better production than Royer had before coming here.



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Did we watch the same highlights?   Looks like he has an even worse conversion rate than Klimala.   He literally missed on 3 of his first 4 HIGHLIGHTS, with an atrocious 1v1 shortly after that.   Also, what are the odds of one team having two Taxi's on their historic roster?

think some of those may have been teammates he passed to

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The first video is much more flattering. Can't argue with 44 G+A in 68 appearances though. In a similar level league to MLS. Better production than Royer had before coming here.

Fair.


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think some of those may have been teammates he passed to

Teammates unable to finish chances?  He'll fit right in.


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He's probably not the next BWP but it looks like he can finish relatively simple chances which is more than we can say for our current striker stock.


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He seems okay but this is not really a big ambition signing. 


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It's funny cause if you took this guy's resume and then took Klimala's resume, and asked which one cost $5M and which was a $200k flyer, 100% of us would have gotten it wrong.

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He seems okay but this is not really a big ambition signing. 

Still need a DP #10



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It's funny cause if you took this guy's resume and then took Klimala's resume, and asked which one cost $5M and which was a $200k flyer, 100% of us would have gotten it wrong.


Well his value is tied to his contract status. TM values him at $3.3M but hes out of contract in July. If NY can sign him for <$1M it could be a coup.

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Still need a DP #10

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Royer replacement plus DP10 needed

yep, if we sign this guy then you can rotate him with morgan and klimala at midfield or striker, but we still really need that star DP 10.



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Still need a DP #10

We don't really play with a 10 in our system (at least as it appears we will be playing), but we have Taxi and Morgan sitting behind Klimala, so not sure where a DP 10 would fit in.   Maybe we go 4 2 3 1, but not confident that is in Struber's plans.


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