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Summarizing This Week's Holiday Transfer Rumors (12/26/16)

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Here's your roundup of what's happening this silly season!

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Welcome back to silly season! Here's this week's fresh transfer rumors - so fresh, the Daily Mail is still printing them!


Transfers In:

Ömer Toprak

FC Schalke 04 v Bayer 04 Leverkusen - Bundesliga Photo by Stuart Franklin/Bongarts/Getty Images

Current club: Bayer Leverkusen

Position: Center back

Rumored price: 12 million Euros (release clause)

Likelihood: BILD

Do we need him: Let's just admit it - yes we f*ing do.

Karol Linetty

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Current club: Sampdoria

Position: Central midfield

Rumored price: 3.2 million Euros

Likelihood: Italian sources

Do we need him: Maybe? We need someone in the central midfield to partner Weigl, at least until Raphael Guerreiro gets back.

Seko Fofana

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Current club: Udinese Calcio

Position: Central midfield

Rumored price: 3.5 million Euros

Likelihood: Italian sources

Do we need him: See above. A good CM would be a nice Christmas present.

Kevin Wimmer

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Current club: Tottenham Hotspur

Position: Center back

Rumored price: 7 million Euros

Likelihood: English sources

Do we need him: Dan Shulman digs him. Read his thoughts here.

Milan Škriniar

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Current club: Sampdoria

Position: Center back

Rumored price: 1 million Euros

Likelihood: Italian sources

Do we need him: Looks like one of our scouts went to Italy for the holidays? Dan thinks Škriniar can add some much needed defensive depth.

Ronald Matarrita

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Current club: NYC FC

Position: Left back

Rumored price: 475 thousand Euros

Likelihood: ?

Do we need him: Probably not. I feel like, between Erik, Felix, Rapha and Schmelle, we'll be fine on the wings.


Transfers Out:

Julian Weigl

Borussia Dortmund v FC Augsburg - Bundesliga Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Bongarts/Getty Images

Destination: Real Madrid

Thoughts: NOPE! He just signed an extension!

Nuri Sahin

Borussia Dortmund v Legia Warszawa - UEFA Champions League Photo by Stuart Franklin/Bongarts/Getty Images

Destination: Borussia Mönchengladbach

Thoughts: Nuri says he belongs here. TT doesn't say anything.

Neven Subotic

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Destination: Borussia Mönchengladbach

Thoughts: I don't know really. I love him, but TT has made it clear that there's no room here for Neven. His recent re-injury makes things confusing though.


What do you guys think?