Three BIG January Transfer Gambles That Could Happen in Premiership

January transfer window gambles that could happen in the Premierhip this season.

January is always an interesting time for football fans, but also a stressful time for managers as they are looking to offload or sign players in the first transfer window of the season.

Signing players for a healthy sum of money is always a risk and a big gamble as they can turn out to be a huge flop. Just remember Fernadno Torres, Andy Carroll and Angel Di Maria who turned out to be huge flops. Combined these three cost more than £170 million! Huge disappointments and busts for their managers and club's fans. It's same as in playing slots, you get there with huge bankroll in hops of winning big but you end up busted and gutted. Just imagine hitting the jackpot of £170 million on online casino. I bet you that no one got near that figure ever since the online casinos came to scene back in late 1995.

But that's not always the case. Sometimes you can bet little and, with a little bit of luck, win the jackpot as you would on casino online, and these buys in eyes of the fans are like hitting the royal flush. Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez turned out to be royal flushes for Leicester City as they now are top of the Premiership, and they cost the 'foxes' only £1.4 million, talk about a good gambling in the transfer window! Now let us take a look at the three biggest transfers that could happen in this transfer window that could turn out to be very costly flops.

Gareth Bale to Manchester United, cost £150 million

It's no secret that the Welsh is not satisfied to be in the shadow of the Portuguese winger Cristiano Ronaldo and would like a move back to the island, but the price tag of £150 million is simply staggering. Also with the sacking of Rafa Benitez and now newly appointed manager, Zinedine Zidane, Bale's future becomes even more uncertain. Man United's gaffer, Louis Van Gall, said that he would love to make the pacey welsh a member of his squad, but the transfer fee is two times bigger than the previous transfer of Gareth Bale to Real Madrid from Tottenham, which was £86 million and is a football transfer fee world record.

Sadio Mane to Manchester United, cost £45 million

Again the protagonist of this January transfer story are the 'Red Devils'. There already have been rejected bids from the 'Saints' side for Mane, and the price tag that's said to be rejected stood at £35 million. As the giants from Old Trafford are desperat for new signings in this transfer window, they will most probably crack and bid the £45 million price tag set by Southampton for Sadio Mane. It is also reported that after turning late to team meeting, Mane was sidelined for Southampton's encounter versus Norwich, and that plunged his future into doubt amid United’s interest

Ilkay Gundogan to Arsenal, cost £35 million

Defensive midfielder could be an ideal replacement for injured Francis Coquelin at the Emirats, but the German side are not going to let their star midfielder without a fight. Borussia have already rejected a £30 million bid from Juventus who also see Gundogan as an ideal replacement for Pirlo, so it's possible that the price tag could be set at 35 or 40 million. Arsene Wenger could easily splash out the cash for the German, but Gundogan's history of injuries is the worrying factor behind this transfer. The German international already missed on whole season due to lower back stress fracture, and a price of 35 or 40 million is a big gamble to make for a player fairly sustainable to injuries.

COMMENTS

$show=mobile$hide=/p/buy-football-manager-2018-steam-key.html

$hide=mobile

FM TUTORIALS$type=blogging$show=/p/football-manager-tutorials.html$va=0$p=1$a=0$l=0

FM GUIDES$type=blogging$show=/p/football-manager-guides.html$va=0$p=1$a=0$l=0

FM TRANSFER BUDGETS$type=blogging$show=/p/football-manager-transfer-budgets.html$va=0$p=1$a=0$l=0

FM DATABASE$type=blogging$show=/p/football-manager-custom-database-updates.html$va=0$p=1$a=0$l=0

FM BARGAINS$type=blogging$show=/p/football-manager-bargains.html$va=0$p=1$a=0$cm=0$rm=0$l=0

FM FREE AGENTS$type=blogging$show=/p/football-manager-free-agents.html$va=0$p=1$a=0$cm=0$rm=0$l=0

FM BEST PLAYERS$type=blogging$show=/p/football-manager-best-players.html$va=0$p=1$a=0$cm=0$rm=0$l=0

FM WONDERKIDS$type=blogging$show=/p/football-manager-wonderkids.html$va=0$p=1$a=0$cm=0$rm=0$l=0

FM TACTICS$type=blogging$show=/p/football-manager-tactics.html$va=0$p=1$a=0$cm=0$rm=0$l=0

FM FACEPACKS$type=blogging$show=/p/football-manager-facepacks.html$va=0$p=1$a=0$cm=0$rm=0$l=0

FM SKINS$type=blogging$show=/p/football-manager-skins.html$va=0$p=1$a=0$cm=0$rm=0$l=0

Search Football Manager Blog$show=404

$show=404

Hmm. This is not the page you're looking for. Sorry.

Try using the search tool: it should be able to find the thing you want or at least a reasonable substitute.

You may also want to try our FM Guides, Tactics, Players or Staff sections, each full of interesting things to read.

We'll keep an eye on how people are arriving at this page, but you can help: if you came here via a link on our site, please let us know. If you came here via a link on another site, please let them know. If you guessed the address, try again.

And in the meantime, don't give up. Football wouldn't be football without the occasional setback

"Every defeat is a victory in itself" – Francisco Maturana, the first manager to lead a Colombian side to Copa Libertadores glory.

Name

BACKROOM STAFF,16,BARGAINS,4,BEST PLAYERS,42,CAREER STORY,53,CHAMPIONSHIP MANAGER 2001/2002,1,CUSTOM DATABASE,4,EDIT,15,FACEPACK,3,FM EXPERIMENT,5,FM GUIDE,54,FM NEWS,45,FM14,99,FM15,64,FM16,113,FM17,82,FM18,51,FM18 INFO,10,FM18 NEW FEATURES,7,FM18 PLAYERS,4,FM18 STAFF,4,FM19,1,FOOTBALL TALK,79,FREE AGENTS,23,GAMING EQUIPMENT,2,OFFICIAL FM HINTS & TIPS,6,PLAYER ATTRIBUTES,6,SKINS,8,SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS,6,TACTICAL ANALYSIS,38,TACTICS,18,TEAM GUIDE,8,TRANSFER BUDGETS,23,TUTORIAL,12,UPDATES,5,WONDERKIDS,155,
ltr
item
FM 2018 Blog - Football Manager 2018: Three BIG January Transfer Gambles That Could Happen in Premiership
Three BIG January Transfer Gambles That Could Happen in Premiership
January transfer window gambles that could happen in the Premierhip this season.
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-4Vyq5hkuCUU/Vo5rLk7m2CI/AAAAAAAAUWM/YcFn-f12Qkc/s640/manchester-united-will-gareth-bale-zurck-auf-die-insel-holen_48726.jpg
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-4Vyq5hkuCUU/Vo5rLk7m2CI/AAAAAAAAUWM/YcFn-f12Qkc/s72-c/manchester-united-will-gareth-bale-zurck-auf-die-insel-holen_48726.jpg
FM 2018 Blog - Football Manager 2018
https://www.footballmanagerblog.org/2016/01/three-big-january-transfer-gambles-that.html
https://www.footballmanagerblog.org/
https://www.footballmanagerblog.org/
https://www.footballmanagerblog.org/2016/01/three-big-january-transfer-gambles-that.html
true
3612031012790362698
UTF-8
Loaded All Posts Not found any posts VIEW ALL Read More Reply Cancel reply Delete By HOME PAGES POSTS View All RECOMMENDED FOR YOU CATEGORY ARCHIVE SEARCH ALL POSTS Not found any post match with your request Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago Followers Follow THIS PREMIUM CONTENT IS LOCKED STEP 1: Share. STEP 2: Click the link you shared to unlock Copy All Code Select All Code All codes were copied to your clipboard Can not copy the codes / texts, please press [CTRL]+[C] (or CMD+C with Mac) to copy