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BPL Chairman Game Story

Started on 29 December 2013 by Inquisition
Latest Reply on 5 January 2014 by ARSENAL_ruleZ
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Rorschach has released a statement revealing the comings and goings of players that he dealt with before even having been announced as chairman, it would seem he is a man (or woman) that likes to get things done. Here is the official list.

Players Out:
Ryan Giggs
Wayne Rooney
Johnny Evans
Tom Cleverley
Michael Carrick
Alexander Buttner
Fabio da Silva
Adnan Januzaj (Loan)
Chris Smalling (Loan)
Wilfried Zaha (Loan)

Players In:
David Silva
Yohan Cabaye
Paul Pogba

It would seem the spine of the team is the masked man's main focus this summer, he has also assured us of more names to be brought in.

Swansea Transfers

Aleksander Kolarov (above) has joined Swansea from Manchester City for a rumoured £14m. Kolarov, 27, will be joining Alvaro Negredo and Jesus Navas as a trio of players to join Swansea from the Manchester club. Striker Arouna Kone and defender John Heitinga have both transferred from Everton for £10m. Arouna has said that he is delighted to be able to join up with former team-mates Jesus Navas and Alvaro Negrado whom he played with during his time at Sevilla.

Mikel Arteta (above) has joined Swansea from Arsenal Champions in a move which saw Swansea defender Jordi Amat move the other way. Graham Dorrans has also moved to Swansea on a swap deal which see's veteren defender Garry Monk move to West Bromwich Albion. Nigeria legend John Obi Mikel has also joined Swansea moving from Chelsea for a rumoured £12m and defender Daniel Ayala (below) has moved from Norwich for £3.5m who, like Jesus Navas, started his career off at Spanish side Sevilla. Swansea have also announced the loan deal of Manchester United youngster Adnan Januzaj, a deal which will see the talented youngsters provide his services for no cost to the south wales club.


Swansea icon Michu (above with also outgoing Nathan Dyer) has left the club in a deal which saw him move to London club Arsenal Champions for £40m plus winger Lukas Podolski (below). Michu has gave a speech to the saddened fans of Swansea City but there is also an air of disbelief of how much they got for him, one supporter saying "Joe Kinghear has weaved his magic again". Defender Ben Davies moved to Chelsea in a deal that saw Nathan Chalobah join Swansea on loan plus £4m. Winger Nathan Dyer moved to Hull City Tigers for £8m and other winger Pablo Hernandez moved to West Bromwich Albion for £16m. Spanish center back Chico has also moved on from Swansea for a fee of £6m to Southampton, and finally striker Wilfred Bony joined Crystal Palace for a fee estimated to be around the £14m mark.
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Stoke has announced that King Timmy 'the Great' of Dubrovnik has taken control over Stoke City Football Club, along with Alex of Hague. The former, a construction genius, made a fortune building the bridge in between Sicily and Italy, before repairing the infrastructure destroyed by the Arab Spring. Elected to Mayor of the City in 2000, and governor of the Province in 2005, the current King declared independence in 2006, in what has become to be known as "Absolutely no war at all", simply paying off the Croatian government, such was his wealth. Since then, he has built one of the greatest footballing academies in the world, taught by several of the greats, including Lev Yashin, Matt Busby, and Giuseppe Meazza.

Alex of Hague, one of football's all time greats, met with the slightly erratic King to discuss the transfer, and the two of them jumped right into it. With a series of, frankly, interesting transfers for Stoke...

I mean, it's Stoke right... Peter Crouch and all. But this? This is seriously a change of style:



Sunderland have appointed new chairman Xavier Moreno because Sunderland had to change some staff around. However one little sneaky man was able to stay, and his name was GUS POYET

We need to trust in this manager, to lead Sunderland to avoid relegation.

Transfers to Sunderland include. Milner, Kozak, Helenius while some of the outgoings are Cattermole, Giacherrini, Ji-Dong-Won

In Poyet we MUST Trust.

Triple threat!

Cornelius scoring a penalty for former team Copenhagen.

New West Bromwich Albion chairmen, George Forman, and Oliver Maize have signified their intent to win big ahead of the coming 2013/14 season, after blitzing their transfer record twice this season already, with Andreas Cornelius (Top) and Callum Chambers (Bottom) both arriving at the baggies for a fee of 15 million pounds, and 7.5 million Pounds. Both players are extremely talented and West Brom fans are said to be very excited by the new arrivals and can't wait to see how they develop! Forman & Maize both released public statements speaking of their excitement...

Forman: "Obviously it is an exciting time for the club, and for me and Oliver, we are new here and we are very happy that we have been able to bring in these two quality players, they have real talent and potential...Me and Maize know our football and when it comes to football we know what we are talking about. Cornelius and Chambers are very good footballers and I can't wait to see them in action."

Maize: "Cornelius is a solid striker and I am happy he will be able to partner the likes of Anelka and Long, he is a fantastic striker and i can wait to see him play, Chambers on the other hand has LOTS of talent but he will take a lot of developing to reach his max potential! I am also excited by the loan signing of Kalas from Chelsea who is a wonderful player!

Callum Chambers on his debut for Southampton.

Maize speaking of the loan signing Tomas Kalas is also complete, the centre back from Chelsea should prove to be a solid option at the back.
Kalas, posing for his Chelsea profile photo.

But whilst all these players are being brought in players have been on their way out. Centre defensive midfielder Mulumbu, has left the club for a fee of 12.75 million pounds which will see him blanket the Cardiff city defence this coming season.
Mulumbu, in his final game for the Baggies.

Coy Cardiff Collect Creative Chairman

"Paul Hewson has traded his stake of Chelsea with the former Cardiff City chairman for the commanding 100% shares of Cardiff City FC. Paul Hewson, also known as Bono, is said to be delighted to have had the opportunity to own a wonderful football club and that he cannot wait to see the Bluebirds play in their traditional red. He is said to be ready to splash the cash on major transfers, with a wealth of targets in mind. More news to come, please check our website www.ballplay.cum"

Chelsea's Top 5 Sales

The new Chairmen and owners of Chelsea FC, Paul Hewson and Ben Dover, have been at the club a while now, and whilst they haven't sacked the manager yet, they have shown Roman-like ruthlessness when it comes to selling the deadwood.

The Chelsea fanslove their legends and keep them at the club for long - as has happened with John Terry and Frank Lampard. But if one is past their best, then the fans will be happy to see an offer come in from another club to take them away. Michael Essien was never quite a legend but was one of the world's best players when at Chelsea. The 31 year old was deemed surplus to requirements even by the returning Jose Mourinho, Essien's boss during his prime, and sold to Norwich City for an astonishing £8m.

Samuel Eto'o was also a legend. Unlike Essien, he wasn't a Chelsea hero but one of the greats of the world game, yet, as was the case with Essien, it was clear that the Cameroonian was past it. The striker signed from Anzi Makhachkala in Russia, on a one year deal. He would serve just weeks though, as the former Barcelona man who also played for Real Madrid and Internazionale, was shipped out to Hull City. Chelsea did make a profit though, with some £115k removed from the wage bill and £15m more in the transfer budget.

Big characters, big teams, and big players mean big bucks. As new owner Win-Scent Tan settles into his new role in Wales, his Cardiff team are making big progress, as they make big moves. £23m is the fee going to Chelsea who sell Marco van Ginkel to Cardiff. The young winger had only recently signed from Vitesse Arnhem, an affiliate of Chelsea, and most people expected him to be loaned back out to the Dutch side, but Chelsea have agreed a deal with the Bluebirds/Dragons, who they will have to pay £35m to if they ever want him back.

Many a player goes into Chelsea's youth academy wishing to be the new John Terry, a loyal one club man and one of the best players in the world. Not many get through, but one of them made it into the first team. Ryan Bertrand's Chelsea career has been full of highs. After joining from Gillingham in 2005, around the same time as Ashley Cole, he made his debut against Birmingham City in April 2011, and impressed sufficiently that a year later, he was making his European debut in the Champions League final, at left wing. Now, after 28 first team appearances, he has gone to Hull City alongside Samuel Eto'o for £12m.

Fittingly for someone nicknamed El Nino, the Kid, it seemed to be men against boys. When you pay £50m for someone to score goals, you don't want him to score just 17 goals. You want more than 17. Per season. But Fernando Torres did not deliver. 1 goal in his first season, in 14 games. So it was not good enough in the end. The price tag brought pressure onto Torres but now he has gone, controversially to rivals Arsenal. The club has sold him at a cut price £20m deal, plus Park-Chu Young.

While many are still wondering who the new manager of Newcastle will be, none are left wondering if the club are hesitant to make moves as they've made a total of 10 transfers without a manager. However, the fans are somewhat pleased with the way things have turned out this window, with some huge names coming to ply their trade at the St. James Park. It seems as though Jason Hunt


Yanga M'Biwa was the first transfer that was made under the reign of Jason Hunt. M'Biwa, who joined Newcastle last year for 6.75 million pounds, is on the move again. This time, his destination is Norwich City, where he'll be on 70k. 19M Pounds was the fee for Yanga.

Vurnon Anita was the second man to leave St. James Park. The Dutchman, who joined from Ajax last year, was sent to Chelsea in a player exchange deal. Andre Schurrle is coming the other way. Anita had potential, but the chance to pick up a German International was too much for Jason Hunt to resist.

Yohan Cabaye was the last player to leave the St. James. Although a legend at the club, Cabaye had to be let go for the astronomical price of 34M pounds. Cabaye, although a very talented Center Mid, was not worth 34M, in the eyes of Jason Hunt. The former Lille man was ecstatic about the chance to play for the best English Club in History, Manchester United.


Chris Smalling, a Centerback at Manchester United, joins the toon on a season long Loan. He will be payed no wages and is not allowed to play against United. Smalling looks to be one of the first choice Centerbacks this year, and could be signed permanently if Manchester United agree to a fee at the end of the season.

Andre Schurrle joins in a player exchange deal that sent Vurnon Anita out to Chelsea. Schurrle, who's represented his country 24 times at 22 years old, is one of Germany's brightest talents. He'll be the starting Left Winger for the club, where he'll look to blast my his defenders with the blistering pace he possesses.

Micah Richards, a 25 year old right back, joins from Manchester City, for 26 Million Pounds. Richards adds experience to a young defense, and in a few years, he could be in the running for an armband to wear.

Emanuele Giaccherini, a versatile attacking midfielder, joins for a paltry fee of 7.5M Pounds. Gia can play anywhere on the wings and should be a big threat coming off the bench for the new manager, who is yet to be named. Gia has been capped 15 times, and he's scored twice for the Italian national side.

The last, and perhaps the most important, domestic signing made by Jason Hunt is Santi Cazorla. Cazorla lit up the Premier League last year with 12 goals in 28 games. However, the arrival of Mesut Ozil made Cazorla a backup, and Hunt didn't hesitate to snap him up for 27 Million Pounds. Cazorla will be the starting CAM for Newcastle, and he could find himself thriving under the new management here at the St. James.

Doria is the first of 2 foreign transfers made by Jason Hunt this window. The young Brazilian Centerback is one of the most promising Defenders in the world, and Hunt was thrilled to pick him up with no competition. Doria is just 18, so he has plenty of room to grow for The Toon. He joined for 11M Pounds.

Lorenzo Insigne is the last transfer made by Jason Hunt. The speedy Italian, who will likely start at striker, is one of Italy's most promising strikers. Insigne has loads of room to grow, and Napoli might rue the day where they let go of one of the World's best talents for just 18M. He's certainly one to watch out for in the coming seasons.

Although these are the last of the transfers made by Hunt, Jason announced that funds would be made available to the new manager of the club, who is just a signature away from becoming the manager of one of England's best and most talented clubs.
spurs up for grabs someone take them

Arsenal hire new manager, sell 7

After sacking Arsene Wenger for being "too French", Arsenal chairman Mykhailo Holub has finally hired a new manager in the form of Bayern Munich's Pep Guardiola, bought for £9m. However, Holub has confirmed that Guardiola will not be in charge on many transfers, proven by the amount of sales the club have made - 7 players have left the Gunners for just a money deal.

The first player to leave Arsenal is Belgian centre back Thomas Vermaelen, who was supposed to be captain of the club this season. However, Vermaelen has left the club for title rivals Manchester City for a bargain fee of £15,500,000.

However, Vermaelen wasn't the only player to go to Manchester City. Jack Wilshere has also left the Gunners to join the Manchester club for £30,000,000, shocking and saddening Arsenal fans. However, when there was a protest about this, Holub said he "couldn't give a fuck".

The third player to depart the Emirates Stadium is attacking midfielder Tomas Rosicky, after Holub decided that the "ancient" Czech was "surplus to requirements" at Arsenal. Rosicky leaves the club for Hull City for a fee of £7,000,000.

The fourth player to leave Arsenal also leaves for Hull City, but this time, on a loan. Danish "striker" Nicklas Bendtner departs Arsenal grounds on a season-long loan where both clubs will pay 50% of the wages each.

The fifth player to leave Arsenal finally goes to an original club as Polish goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski heads off to Wales to play for Cardiff. Fabianski joins the Dragons/Bluebirds for £3,000,000, although Cardiff had to fight off interest from Southampton and Norwich for his signature.

The penultimate Arsenal departure is Englishman Theo Walcott, who shockingly leaves the Gunners to go to much smaller side Stoke City for £20,000,000, which proves that, while insane, Holub can be quite a reasonable dealer. Fans, like with Wilshere, are sad that one of their homegrown players is leaving the club, but, as with Wilshere, Holub "couldn't give a fuck".

The final exit for the Gunners at this stage is a true shocker. Spanish midfielder Santi Cazorla wowed Arsenal fans last year, but has now been sold to Newcastle United for £28,000,000! Fans are furious with Holub, but, all together now, he "couldn't give a fuck"!
30m for Wilshere? *sigh*
30m for Wilshere? *sigh*
With the transfer window wrapping up, and Mark Hughes playing absolutely no part in it at all, the Stoke City chairmen announced their deadline day deals.

First on the list was a certain Theo Walcott, possibly one of the least orthodox moves of the window. The speedy Southampton academy product joined one of the Premier League's slowest sides, and it looks like Bendiš and de Hague are forcing Hughes' hand with the transfer. Stoke laid out 20 million euros for the Arsenal striker.

Then, after selling Erik Pieters and Marko Arnautović, Stoke kept up the pace, sending Wilson Palacios to Aston Villa in exchange for the, also blisteringly fast Gabby Agbonlahor. For 11.75 million euros, it was a drastic change of pace for the club.

And then, the erratic chairmen, slowed it down again, bringing in the world renowned Andrea Pirlo from Juventus for 5.5 million euros. One of the best playmakers in the world had arrived at Stoke's door, and no one had the foggiest idea why.

But, at the dying seconds of the transfer window, literally in the last few moments, the most astonishing transfer report came into the FAs office. They called Stoke to make sure that the fax was legitimate, and it was. For 40 million british pounds, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang had joined Stoke City from Borussia Dortmund.

It was even rumored that Stoke had tried to bring in Usain Bolt to their team, but their team was enough. The next morning, everyone in the world thought of Stokes' front line... Gabby Agbonlahor, Theo Walcott, Pierre Aubameyang, with none other than Andrea Pirlo pulling the strings in the midfield, and wondered, for the first time, what had they done
27M for Cazorla actually

ENIC sell Tottenham Hotspur after complete buy-out

Joe Lewis (Left) and Daniel Levy (Right) have bought the remaining 15% worth of shares for English football club Tottenham Hotspur under the name of their company; ENIC (English National Investment Company). The two had decided to sell the club and in doing so they agreed more options would be opened by selling the club as a whole, as opposed to only a large share of it. The club would have to be sold under the name of ENIC, as both businessmen hold different amounts of the club; Lewis is entitled to around 70% of the club, where as Levy is only in control of 30%.

The club was immediately bought by English Business man Josh Sleightholm, owner of world-wide known brand Edidas, and has already funded huge amounts of money into the club. Fans of the club are eager to see where he will take the club.

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