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Im honestly glad we didn't sign havez for a few reasons and I'd also like to highlight this ridiculous AEK365 induced climate of bitching and whining all the time, about management, that is getting beyond tiring.

1. The mass media are a bunch of hype machines with no goal other than to get your clicks and a deal isn't final until its in writing and official from the pae. NO, aek365 posters, you dont sign first and then do iatrikes eksetashs you idiots.

2. This whole "pame gia protathlima" bullShit is just one huge hype storm that needs to subside asap in order for the team to continue in its upward path. Of course im a bit disappointed that Tigri's pockets seem to have crabs but the guy made it clear that his number one priorities are the stadium and making AEK self sufficient again. Gone are the days of getting goodjohnsens and players that put us in debt. The team just got back from the lower divisions and it important to build the team from the bottom rather than splurge and leave the team in ruins the next year.

3. Last but not least hafez looked like a great acquisition but a general rule of business is that muslims/arabs are the worst people to do business with.They're unreliable sneaky,cheap, liars who will sell you out for a penny. I'v learned this first hand as well and both Hafez and the team president are arabs/muslims. These unprofessional bazaar type antics first became evident when out of nowhere, AFTER agreeing with AEK they ask for an additional 400k in the event that we win the playoffs or something along those lines. Then, even though they agreed to a 50-50 3 year contract, they switch it up to a one year contract with an option that included no specifics, meaning after a year they would try to F*** you in the ass. The pae attempted to come to a clearer solution and possibly pay more for three years, for a clearer option, or for a controlling percentage of the player but like true gypsies they refused and packed their s%$#!, spreading lies about a loan deal. This player would of been a headache to own.

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I don't know the specifics regarding this guy but I agree that building slowly and methodically should be the order of the day for the team. Just like Rome, this team should not be built in a day with impulse buys that backfire from both a performance and financial perspective. They need to make smart choices and build for the long term so there is sustained success and stability. Hopefully the stadium can get past the government approval process and become a reality. I don't think winning the league first season back up is a realistic goal. If it happens, great but I wouldn't define success or lack thereof based on winning it all.

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Of course im a bit disappointed that Tigri's pockets seem to have crabs

 

I think Alafouzos and Savvidis were banking on Olympiacos being thrown out the CL. Alafouzos built the pre-season around that hope. Now that Olympiacos are staying I expect Alafouzos still to spend nothing. Their squad is wafer thin and their coach is building the team around Zeca and Berg.

 

I think Tiger will open his pockets on one fairly big player. PAO and PAOK are there for the taking. 

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Meli wont spend this season we need to show a profit for the 1st year as part of us being on the London stock exchange. If we make Europe then he will spend and bring a few bigger players in but he has always said priority for him is the stadium and for that he is putting money of his own in, $10 mill if I am not mistaken.

 

The Hafez situation seems odd but with all the sh*t behind it glad we didn't sign him it would only cause issues and we don't need that sh*t.

 

I read a lot of our fans bagging Meli for not spending big now but I don't ever recall him saying "we are going to win the title" some of these fans need to sit back and think where AEK would be if Meli didn't come in & take over.

 

If we won it this year then that's great but its our first year back in SL, next season we could surely mount a title charge.

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Reaper lets hope so mate we do need 1 name to get us all excited, we have signed a few decent players who do strengthen the team from last year,  just cant see where and what position this big name player will be. Hoping a striker though who can bang in goals, I have said for a long time we need a berg like striker. Djebbour and Christantus just aren't enough and Aravidis is good but we need more options.

 

My other concern is we need Mandalos to come back bigger than he was, but an ACL is never an injury to recover form, look no further than Falcao as example, although he was rushed back for world cup last year.

 

We surely have a squad good enough for top 5, anything higher than that is a bonus.

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I think a lot of people will be surprised. I seen PAO play yesterday vs Club Brugge and if they are going to be one of our main rivals then it wont br as hard as people think.

Sure its early days but we cant let these pre-season games fools us. Our aim is and always will be to win the league regardless if we are just promoted.

Olympiakos have the best team, thats a given, but other than them I cant see any other team having that much of a better team then ours. PAO? PAOK? Iraklis? Asteras? Atromitos?

Nah I dont buy it, we can easily match each one of these teams player for player or even exceed them.

PMNE GIA PROTATHLIMA!!

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That is what Mel will see. He will be watching PAO and PAOK struggle with their wafer thin squads and he will be thinking 'I am one or two good players away from a CL spot.' And a CL spot would more than cover the expense of those players.

 

It is obvious he will be going for a bigger player. He was willing to spend a lot for Scocco before it fell through.

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To be honest nobody knows what Mel is thinking. The stick he is getting by certain fans on different sites and facebook however is disgusting like someone stated previously considering where AEK would be had it not been for the man.

He is hardly going to throw millions of euros out of his pocket on players just to please fans, thats erratic spending, like Amorgos also stated he didn't get to where he is today on erratic spending. Slowly but surely the team is getting tweaked left right and centre on positions that are needed. We needed a RB, we got a RB, we needed a GK we got a GK, we also got a CB and two MF's along with Djebbour. Sure we could do with another winger but the way some fans are dissing him is atrocious and have the same mind frame that lead AEK to the 3rd division in the first place.

Its only August 6, a long time before the transfer window closes. Lets take it one day at a time.

I'm hoping for a winger on either side, and a left back. We wont be getting another striker. We have Djebbour, Aravidis and Chrisantus. Is Brecevic still on the books? Either way its not the worst strike-force. Aravidis deserves his shot in the SL with AEK, Chrisantus deserves a full pre-season under his belt before we can judge him and so far so good for him. Djebbour is a worry but who knows how his crazy mind works, maybe he's saving what he's got in the tank for the league games, I will admit his tembelli mind frame worries me but I cant judge until I've seen him play properly.

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Since day 1 AEK365 has been a site of overreactions and propaganda. Kosta Ketsetsoglou can take his sfinakia and put them in his ass.Lets look at thi.gs for what they are:

You had a right side that depended solely on Bakaki and Georgia, and you now have Galo and a very bright young prospect in Vasilantonopoulo. The Galo signing solves a lot of problems as when Mpakaki gets back he can also start with Galo on the right. We also have enough CM's that with the return of Cordero Simoes can also play on the right. With the addition of Vargas you have the ability to add another player on the wing when mandalo gets back.

In attack i personally am not too big a fan of Djebbour but if Arava's form picks up as we expect it to hopefully Djebbour and Chrisantus are not needed.

As far as centre backs go we have Tzanetopoulo who i personally want to continue starting and improving. You have Lampropoulo as a back up, Svarna as a young prospect, and Arzo as the experienced player. In times of need Johanson also plays bos CB positions. So we are more or less oka in the back for the time being.

The only positions we are truely suffering in, in regards to depth right now are LB and LW but I expect the team to make at least 2 new signings by the end of the transfer window. With some playing time for the team to gel together, some much needed returns in the roster and patience the team will perform and if not well be in a great place to make additions come December

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You forgot Kolovetsios at CB, we are grand there.

 

I agree LB and LW should be our goal addition wise.

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In the game vs Platanias, provided no more signings are made, I expect to see

 

........................Baroja

Galo.........Arzo..........Kolovetsios...........LB/Soiledis

........Johansson......Simoes

Aravidis...........Vargas.............Barbosa

......................Djebbour

 

Depth wise we are sorted in all positions bar the wing positions, provided we sign a LB.

 

GK: Anestis, Vouras

RB: Bakakis, Vasilantonopoulos

CB: Tzanetopoulos, Lambropoulos, Svarnas

LB: Soiledis, Petravrakis

CM:Anakoglou, Cordero, Faye

AM: Mantalos, Grontis, Zoric

R/LW: Platellas

FW: Chrisantus

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As far as competition is concerned lets not get too confident. Its our first year back and PAOK is a better team than they were last year, and with a real coach this time. The gauro will surely be stronger and will probably make a bam signing before the end of the summer now that they are pocketting another 25 mil. Panathinaiko was unlucky in their CL qualifying matches and are a work horse team that will probably tire us the most.Nini also looks to be in form. Also Atromito is VERY dangerous this year, having a great team and making AIK look like scrubs. The Hraklh we faced last year has also made great additions to their squad and thei offense will be fire.

Anyone who thinks this year will be a cake walk is sadly mistaken and in for a rude awakening. Anything can happen though so lets keep our heads low and take things as they come.

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@ Dikefale, theoretically even if we make just one more signing in the LB position then that gives Soiledi the freedom to move up to LW in the event that Barbosa gets injured or underperforms. I personally like him in that position and in certain games he was lethal there.

Id rather we see platella on the wing and Arava CF with Djebbour subbing in but Della will probably use your scheme. We also have Andreopoulo in DM who looked promising before his injury.

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I was toying with putting Platella at RW and Arava at CF but cant see Djebbour not starting. Also Platella's pace would be a great asset to have coming off the bench in the 2nd half fresh on the wing.

 

Either way these are good "problems" to have.

 

Forgot about Soiledis ability to play at LW, I just feel his crosses are abysmal personally.

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Its depends man, I think Soiledi was an important part of the team during the period last year that we were performing really well and I cant be too harsh on him considering his form pretty much fell during a period when the entire team was in a slump.

I think hes better suited to the LW possition as his defense is his weak spot. On his good days he was blowing passed people on the wing so i think he can offer more in that position with a more steady and experienced LB behind him.

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In regards to the LB position we are now looking at D?dac Vil?, a Spanish left back who was just released by A.C. Milan after his contract ran out having spent the last 3 seasons on loan at Espanyol, Betis, and Eibar.

 

Has featured previously for all Spanish national teams, except senior, from ages 19 to 23. He is 26 years old.

 

Seems decent enough, could be a step up from what he have now. Talks seem to be going well, we find out more tomorrow.

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Was Hafez actually announced? I read something about a

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He was announced on the Lierse site beforeclauses on the contract were agreed, where they wanted 500k if AEK qualified for the CL and also that Lierse held the deciding vote if he was to be sold to another side. We immediately rejected.

 

Bounanotte  hotting up with rumours coming in that we have made an offer.

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Buonanotte would be a HUGE signing. Can you imagine the quality of the squad with a Buananote, Mandalo, Vargas trio surrounded by the quality of Galo, Bakaki, hopefully Didak,Cordero and work horse players like Johanson and Simoes?! That would instantly elevate our forwards and hopefully players like Barbosa would get the motivation they need.

Buenanotte would definitely elevate the quality of the squad though. The potential formations in themselves would be awesome to see

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Buonanotte would be Platellas except with good accuracy and the ability to pass the ball.

 

Didac is in Greece apparently, the team could be shaping up nicely.

 

..............................Baroja

Galo/Bak........Arzo.........Tzan/Kolo....Didac

..............Johansson........Simoes

Vargas................Mantalos...........Buonanotte

.............Aravidis/Djebbour/Chrisantus

 

 

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I'd say he is hoping the transfer goes through so that he is not the shortest player in the squad anymore :lol:

 

Platellas - 5'5

Buonanotte - 5'2

 

Now that I think about it we have a relatively short side, average being about 5'10 I would say.

 

Cordero, Barbosa, Simoes, Vargas, Anakoglou, Galo, grontis, Mantalos Bakakis, Aravidis are all 5'10 or shorter.

 

Not that it matters haha

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who's Didak?

 

In regards to the LB position we are now looking at D?dac Vil?, a Spanish left back who was just released by A.C. Milan after his contract ran out having spent the last 3 seasons on loan at Espanyol, Betis, and Eibar.

 

Has featured previously for all Spanish national teams, except senior, from ages 19 to 23. He is 26 years old.

 

Seems decent enough, could be a step up from what he have now. Talks seem to be going well, we find out more tomorrow.

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