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Transfers In

Teden Mengi

Age: 17
Rating: 70
Predicted Rating: 70

In comes one for the future, Teden Mengi, who despite not having made his professional debut for Man. United is being touted as their biggest talent at centre back. Naturally, with such hype around him, and him featuring as an unused sub for United in the Europa League we've decided to take a pint on him at a very early age.

He's only month older than his England U18 centre back partner and HJK player Nathan Wood, making him the second youngest player at the club. We're going to have to be patient with him, and it could in all honesty take him two years to make his professional debut, but if he ends up at a similar level to the last United center back prospect Axel Tuanzebe then it'll be an invaluable purchase for us.

This is the sort of purchase we need to be making to potentially improve our side down the road, which shows just how difficult a challenge it is in this gameworld.

Minutes Played: 0, Goals: 0, Assists: 0, MotM: 0, Whoscored: N/A

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Rating Changes

Josh Maja, 80 > 82

Maja's recent form, and establishment of himself as Bordeaux's first choice striker came a little bit too late for him to get a higher rating increase, but guaranteed a rise to 82. This puts him on the verge of breaking in to the first team, and is a good boost for our reserve and cup side which has that extra bit of quality up front. He's had a brilliant season so far, and if he can keep his place in the Bordeaux team then when he is next reviewed we can expected him to over take Penaranda as our first choice striker.

ST: Penaranda (83), Maja (82), L. Nmecha (80), Connolly (78), Obafemi (76)

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George McEachran

Age: 19
Rating: 75
Predicted Rating: 75

We've brought in an internal signing, which is a bit of a rarity in terms of signings. He's the first internal transfer since Mark Travers from SK Brann at the beginning of Season 4. We've decided to take a punt on McEachran for an unusually high fee for a prospect for us in £2.8 million, which a huge deal of money for someone that at the moment we'll rate behind Marc Guehi for potential who cost us just a tenth of that transfer fee. However, finances are the lowest challenge for us in this game world, given that we've got an abundance of cash in the bank and we're generally unable to sign new talent purely for cash. We decided McEachran had enough promise about him to warrant joining the club, and as a result the transfer fee become a bit irrelevant in our decision making.

He featured on Chelsea's bench as an unused substitute in the Europa League final, and has yet to make his debut for the club, but has been impressing in Chelsea's U23's having started every game for them since August, which is no mean feat given the strength of their academy. He was also a member of the England U17 side that won the World Cup, and has seven caps for the England U19 team. We're hoping that under Frank Lampard he may feature in a couple of games for them this season at some point this season, which will justify the signing, or that he could get a loan move to a Championship club that would also be very handy for his rating. We've not seen a lot of him, but we're hoping that he can live up to his promise more than his older brother Josh McEachran, who despite a lot of hype is currently playing for Birmingham in the Championship, but even if he were to have a similar career to Josh then he'd be well worth the signing. 

Minutes Played: 0, Goals: 0, Assists: 0, MotM: 0, Whoscored: N/A

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Current Squad

With a couple of deals for Ryan Nyambe (78) and Allan Campbell (78) breaking down, we've decided to keep hold of them at least for the time being. We're only only on 55 players, and both will be sold on if we get closer to that 60 man squad cap. 

 

Transfers In:  Joshua Dasilva (78), Lewis O'Brien (77), Nathan Ferguson (77), George McEachran (75), Tommy Doyle (73), Teden Mengi (70), Ben Cabango (70)

Transfers Out: Andre Green (78), Mallik Wilks (78)

 

First Team

GK: Peacock-Farrell (80), Ramsdale (80)

CB: Mepham (83), Adarabioyo (82), Clarke-Salter (82), Rodon (80), White (80)

FB: Wan-Bissaka (87), Lewis (83), Aarons (83), R. James (82), Robinson (80)

CM: Brooks (87), Eze (82), Cash (82), Carvalho (82), Cantwell (80)

WM: D. James (85), Roberts (84), McNeil (83), L. Nmecha (80)

ST: Penaranda (83), Maja (82)

 

Reserves

GK: Travers (73)

CB: Wilmot (78), Nyambe (78) 

FB: Bogle (78), Edwards (78), Ferguson (77)

CM: Campbell (78), Kane (78), Dasilva (78), O'Brien (77), Harper (76), McGuane (75), Dele-Bashiru (73) 

WM: Johnston (78), Alzate (78), Clarke (77), Tavernier (77), Middleton (76)

ST: Hirst (78), Connolly (78)

 

U19's

CB: Guehi (73), Mengi (70), Cabango (70), Wood (67)

CM: McEachran (75)Gilmour (75), Doyle (73), Henderson (73), Levitt (70)

WM: Matondo (76), F. Nmecha (73)

ST: Obafemi (76)

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Arvin Appiah

Age: 18
Rating: 70
Predicted Rating: 73

We've brought in another very young kid, in Arvin Appiah. Appiah started to play games for Nottingham Forest at the end of last season, making a total of seven appearances for the club before moving to Liga Adalente side Almeria for £8 million. He's not featured too often for Almeria, with just one start and five sub appearances, but given that he's been bought for such a big fee, they must see the potential he has and hopefully he'll feature more often for them as the season progresses. He's also been a regular for England's U19 side, even whist at Almeria, and has five caps at that age level. 

Minutes Played: 235, Goals: 0, Assists: 0, MotM: 0, Whoscored: N/A

Most Expensive Transfers 

Aaron Wan-Bissaka > Manchester United (£50 million)

Dan James > Manchester United (£18 million)

Joao Carvalho > Nottingham Forest (£13.2 million)

Chris Mepham > Bournemouth; Patrick Roberts > Manchester City (£12 million)

David Brooks > Bournemouth (£11.5 million)

Jack Clarke > Tottenham Hotspurs (£10 million)

Arvin Appiah > Almeria (£8 million)

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Sam McCallum

Age: 19
Rating: 73
Predicted Rating: 78

In comes a young left-back from League 1 at Coventry, Sam McCallum who's been getting rave reviews at that level. He's been heavily linked with a move to a Liverpool, and is expected to join them in January and to then be loaned back out to Coventry until the end of the season. We've largely signed him based on the rave reviews he's been getting, and in the past we have picked up Josh Maja and Herbie Kane from this level for similar reasons. Ideally we'd always be picking up players who are playing in the Championship or above, but we'll certainly settle for the occasional player who's playing at a lower standard if they look to be on there way up to that level.

Minutes Played: 1586, Goals: 1, Assists: 0, MotM: 2, Whoscored: 7.07

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Tom Davies

Age: 21
Rating: 86
Predicted Rating: 86

In comes a record signing, and our highest ever profile signing in Everton regular Tom Davies. To be honest, Davies isn't somebody who were particularly rate that highly as a player, I don't think he provides too much in terms of technical ability and I don't think he's really improved all that much in the last couple of years, but he is a workhorse and somebody that in recent weeks has provided Everton with more of the work rate that they've needed. We've signed him though for what we consider to be a really good deal within the context of the setup, of £10 million plus Allan Campbell of Motherwell. With cash not particularly strong in value in the setup, we're happy to cash in on a highly rated player who will play in our side, and with him not turning 22 until June, we feel that at some point we'll be able to trade him on for someone who we rate more highly, of a higher rating and in the meantime we've got someone playing regularly in the Premier League who will play for us every week. 

Minutes Played: 824, Goals: 1, Assists: 0, MotM: 0, Whoscored: 6.55

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Current Squad

Transfers In:  Tom Davies (86), Joshua Dasilva (78), Lewis O'Brien (77), Nathan Ferguson (77), George McEachran (75), Tommy Doyle (73), Sam McCallum (73), Teden Mengi (70), Ben Cabango (70), Arvin Appiah (70)

Transfers Out: George Hirst (78), Allan Campbell (78), Andre Green (78), Mallik Wilks (78)

 

First Team

GK: Peacock-Farrell (80), Ramsdale (80)

CB: Mepham (83), Adarabioyo (82), Clarke-Salter (82), Rodon (80), White (80)

FB: Wan-Bissaka (87), Lewis (83), Aarons (83), R. James (82), Robinson (80)

CM: Brooks (87), Davies (86), Eze (82), Cash (82), Carvalho (82), Cantwell (80)

WM: D. James (85), Roberts (84), McNeil (83), L. Nmecha (80)

ST: Penaranda (83), Maja (82)

Reserves

GK: Travers (73)

CB: Wilmot (78), Nyambe (78) 

FB: Bogle (78), Edwards (78), Ferguson (77)

CM: Campbell (78), Kane (78), Dasilva (78), O'Brien (77), Harper (76), McGuane (75), Dele-Bashiru (73) 

WM: Johnston (78), Alzate (78), Clarke (77), Tavernier (77), Middleton (76)

ST: Connolly (78)

U19's

CB: Guehi (73), Mengi (70), Cabango (70), Wood (67)

FB: McCallum (73)

CM: McEachran (75)Gilmour (75), Doyle (73), Henderson (73), Levitt (70)

WM: Matondo (76), F. Nmecha (73), Appiah (70)

ST: Obafemi (76)

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Transfers Out

George Hirst

Age: 20

Rating: 78

Original Rating: 70

Appearances: 0; Goals: 0; Assists: 0; Average Rating: N/A

We've decided to let go of George Hirst, who we've had for eighteen months, but has yet to feature for us. Hirst is still very young, and he's obviously talented as someone who's played so often for England U20's. However, he's yet to really take off at all at a professional level, and we're not really sure still if he's going to make it. After a mixed loan spell at Leuven, he's come bac to Leicester and whilst he's scoring goals for their development side he's yet to make his debut for Leicester. This could still go badly wrong for us, in that he could end up making his Leicester debut for us soon, but we've got an offer from an internal manager, and with us moving towards the squad cap and having plenty of good attacking options in Josh Maja (82) and Aaron Connolly (78) who are playing regularly in the top flight. We've still returned a healthy profit on him regardless, even if he does turn out to be a top player eventually. 

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Ranking of Potential (18th December, Season 5 - Turn 2)

1. Aaron Wan-Bissaka (87) 

2. Dan James (85) 

3. David Brooks (87) 

4. Reece James (82) 

5. Max Aarons (83) 

6. Jamal Lewis (83)

7. Dwight McNeil (83) 

8. Aaron Ramsdale (80) [+1]  

9. Chris Mepham (83) [-1]

10. Todd Cantwell (80)

11. Ben White (80) [+1]

12. Joe Rodon (80) [-1]

13. Ebere Eze (82) 

14. Tom Davies (86) [NEW ENTRY] 

15. Billy Gilmour [+5]   

16. Steven Alzate (72) [+6]

17. Aaron Connolly (78) [+6]

18. Jack Clarke (77) [-4]

19. Josh Maja (82) [+5]    

20. Patrick Roberts (84) [-5] 

21. Joao Carvalho (82) [-5] 

22. Bailey Peacock-Farrell (80) [-5] 

23. Michael Johnston (78) [-4]

24. Jayden Bogle (78) [-3] 

25. Nathan Ferguson (73)

26. Jake Clarke-Salter (82) [-8]     

27. Matty Cash (82)

28. Antonee Robinson (80)  

29. Adalberto Penaranda (83) [-3]

30. Joshua Dasilva (78) [NEW ENTRY]

31. Michael Obafemi (76) [-2] 

32. Marcus Tavernier (77) [-2] 

33. Lukas Nmecha (80) [-2]   

34. Tom Edwards (78) [-2] 

35. Rabbi Matondo (76) [-2] 

36. Tosin Adarabioyo (82) [-2] 

37. Ben Wilmot (78) [-2] 

38. Lewis O'Brien (77) [NEW ENTRY]

39. Marc Guehi (73) [-3]   

40. Tommy Doyle (73) [NEW ENTRY]

41. George McEachran (75) [NEW ENTRY] 

42. Sam McAllum (73) [NEW ENTRY]

43. Felix Nmecha (73) [-6]    

44. Ben Cabango (70) [NEW ENTRY]

45. Teden Mengi (70) [NEW ENTRY]  

46. Rakeem Harper (76) [-7]   

47. Ewan Henderson (73) [-6]   

48. Arvin Appiah (70) [NEW ENTRY]

49. Glenn Middleton (76) [-7]

50. Herbie Kane (78) [-7]

51. Mark Travers (73) [-6] 

52. Ryan Nyambe (78) [-5] 

53. Dylan Levitt (70) [-5] 

54. Nathan Wood (67) [-5] 

55. Tom Dele-Bashiru (73) [-5] 

56. Marcus McGuane (75) [-5] 

 

Biggest Risers: Steven Alzate (78) [+6], Aaron Connolly (78) [+6], Billy Gilmour (75) [+5]

Biggest Losers: Jake Clarke-Salter (82) [-8], Glenn Middleton (76) [-7], Rakeem Harper (77) [-6] 

 

Transfers In:  Tom Davies (#14), Nathan Ferguson (#25), Joshua Dasilva (#30), Lewis O'Brien (#38), Tommy Doyle (#40), George McEachran (#41), Sam McCallum (#42), Ben Cabango (#44), Teden Mengi (#45), Arvin Appiah (#48)

Transfers Out: Andre Green (#38), Mallik Wilks (#40), Allan Campbell (#44), George Hirst (#46)

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Minutes played - 2019/20 

Premier League

Aaron Wan-Bissaka, 1671 mins, 1 MotM

Daniel James, 1614 mins, 3 goals, 5 assists, 1 MotM

Dwight McNeil, 1568 mins, 1 goal, 4 assists, 1 MotM

Aaron Ramsdale, 1530 mins, 1 assist, 4 clean sheets

Max Aarons, 1354 mins

Todd Cantwell, 1198 mins, 4 goals, 2 assists

Jamal Lewis, 1065 mins

Tom Davies, 914 mins, 2 goals

Steven Alzate, 911 mins, 1 assist

Reece James, 790 mins, 2 goal, 2 assists

Chris Mepham, 721 mins, 1 goal, 1 MotM 

Aaron Connolly, 710 mins, 3 goals, 2 MotM

Michael Obafemi, 321 mins, 1 goal, 1 assist

Mark Travers, 180 mins, 1 clean sheet

Marc Guehi, 180 mins

Billy Gilmour, 169 mins

Patrick Roberts, 113 mins

Herbie Kane, 98 mins

Dylan Levitt, 90 mins

Tommy Doyle, 90 mins

Tom Dele-Bashiru, 18 mins

Big Five Leagues

Josh Maja (Ligue 1), 689 mins, 6 goals, 2 assists, 1 MotM

Rabbi Matondo (Bundesliga), 353 mins, 1 goal

Lukas Nmecha (Bundesliga), 242 mins

Championship

Ben White, 2115 mins, 1 assist, 1 MotM

Antonee Robinson, 1957 mins, 1 goal, 2 MotM

Ebere Eze, 1955 mins, 9 goals, 4 assists, 6 MotM

Matty Cash, 1887 mins, 2 goal, 3 assists, 1 MotM

Nathan Ferguson, 1524 mins, 1 goal, 1 assist, 1 MotM

Jayson Molumby, 1323 mins

Lewis O'Brien, 1286 mins, 1 goal, 2 assists (INJ)

Joe Rodon, 1149 mins, 1 assist (INJ)

Jayden Bogle, 1299 mins, 3 assists

Marcus Tavernier, 1268 mins, 2 goals, 1 assist

Thomas Edwards, 1202 mins, 1 assist

Josh Dasilva, 1194 mins, 6 goals, 3 assists, 2 MotM

Tosin Adarabioyo, 1166 mins, 1 goal, 1 MotM

Ben Wilmot, 832 mins, 2 goals

Joao Carvalho, 725 mins, 2 goals, 1 assist

Jake Clarke-Salter, 550 mins, 1 goal, 1 MotM

Ben Cabango, 405 mins

Jack Clarke, 135 mins

Rakeem Harper, 96 mins

Nathan Wood, 90 mins

Smaller Leagues

Sam McCallum (League 1), 1586 mins, 1 goal, 2 MotM

Marcus McGuane (Eerste Divisie), 1196 mins, 1 goal

Michael Johnston (SPL), 890 mins, 5 goals, 5 assists

Ewan Henderson (SPL), 808 mins

Glenn Middleton (SPL), 451 mins, 2 assists

Adalberto Penaranda (Belgian Pro League), 383 mins, 1 goal

Arvin Appiah (Liga Adalente), 235 mins

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Jayson Molumby

Age: 20
Rating: 73
Predicted Rating: 78

We've been tracking Molumby for a while, and after another club came in with a bid for him, we decided to make him a part of our squad after his progress this season. Molumby is part of the Brighton youth academy, that fellow HJK players Ben White, Steven Alzate and Aaron Connolly are a part of, and with Graham Potter in charge of the club we're happy that they're under a manager that is going to give opportunities to youngsters, and when Molumby's loan spell at the end of the season finishes we think he will have the opportunity of Premier League football at Brighton.

He's currently on loan at Millwall, and whilst he was in and out of the team under Neil Harris, under Gary Rowett he's been an ever present in their midfield and he's been getting rave reviews recently from there fans who believe he's been one of the key differences since Rowett's come in, which has seen them move up to mid-table. He's also picked up nine caps for Ireland U21's, and is currently their captain, and must be knocking on the door for a potential debut within the next year or so. 

Minutes Played: 1323, Goals: 0, Assists: 0, MotM: 0, Whoscored: 6.62

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Rating Changes

Lukas Nmecha, 80 > 82

Following Josh Maja's rating increase, Lukas Nmecha had a similar rating increase. Nmecha had less minutes under his belt, and was very much on the borderline of getting a rating increase. He's been in and out of the Wolfsburg team, and will have to do quite a bit more to impress enough to earn a permanent transfer to the club, with Wolfsburg having the option of making his loan deal permanent at the end of the season for around £11 million. At his new rating, and with his versatility to play as an out and out striker as well as a winger, he could well now find himself on the fringes of the first team. He's been with us since the beginning of the game world, but until now had only been able to make 12 appearances in his first four seasons of the club, and with this rating increase he could well improve on that total.

ST: Penaranda (83), Maja (82), L. Nmecha (82), Connolly (78), Obafemi (76)

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Owen Otasowie

Age: 18
Rating: 70
Predicted Rating: 73

He's only played 45 minutes for Wolves first team, but is another young prospect that we've picked up that we have high hopes for. He's only 18, and only just Wolves a couple of years ago from New York City, but has progressed superbly well and has been brilliant in their youth team. As a result, he's already made his first team debut for the club in the Europa League, and has been linked with lots of the top clubs in Europe, including PSG.

We're now up to as many as 58 players in our squad, just two shy of the squad cap. So we're going to have to make some big decisions pretty soon on the futures of players such as Glenn Middleton, Ryan Nyambe, Marcus McGuane, Rakeem Harper and even Joao Carvalho who may all have to leave the club to make room for us to be in with a chance of bringing in some of the best prospects that are being added to the database this season. 

Minutes Played: 45, Goals: 0, Assists: 0, MotM: 0, Whoscored: 6.60

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Top 5 League Review

Premier League

Aaron Wan-Bissaka, 87 > 89

David Brooks, 87 > 87 (INJ)

Daniel James, 85 > 88/87

Dwight McNeil, 83 > 85/86

Reece James, 82 > 85/84

Max Aarons, 83 > 84/85

Jamal Lewis, 83 > 84

Aaron Ramsdale, 80 > 84

Chris Mepham, 83 > 84/83

Todd Cantwell, 80 > 84/83

Aaron Connolly, 78 > 82

Steven Alzate, 78 > 82

Bailey Peacock-Farrell, 80 > 80

Michael Obafemi, 76 > 80/78

Billy Gilmour, 75 > 78

Mark Travers, 73 > 75

Marc Guehi, 73 > 75

Dylan Levitt, 70 > 73

Owen Otasowie, 70 > 73

Ligue 1

Josh Maja, 80 > 82/83 (82)

Bundesliga

Lukas Nmecha, 80 > 82/80 (82)

Rabbi Matondo, 76 > 80/82

Out on Loan

Ben White, 80 > 82

Ben Wilmot, 78 > 80

Jayson Molumby, 73 > 78

Marcus McGuane, 75 > 78

Jack Clarke, 77 > 77

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Current Squad

Transfers In:  Tom Davies (86), Joshua Dasilva (78), Lewis O'Brien (77), Nathan Ferguson (77), George McEachran (75), Tommy Doyle (73), Sam McCallum (73), Jayson Molumby (73), Teden Mengi (70), Ben Cabango (70), Arvin Appiah (70), Owen Otasowie (70)

Transfers Out: George Hirst (78), Allan Campbell (78), Andre Green (78), Mallik Wilks (78), Glenn Middleton (76), Tom Dele-Bashiru (73)

 

First Team

GK: Peacock-Farrell (80), Ramsdale (80)

CB: Mepham (83), Adarabioyo (82), Clarke-Salter (82), Rodon (80), White (80)

FB: Wan-Bissaka (87), Lewis (83), Aarons (83), R. James (82), Robinson (80)

CM: Brooks (87), Davies (86), Eze (82), Cash (82), Carvalho (82), Cantwell (80)

WM: D. James (85), Roberts (84), McNeil (83), Johnston (80), Matondo (80)

ST: Penaranda (83), Maja (82), L. Nmecha (82)

Reserves

GK: Travers (73)

CB: Wilmot (78), Nyambe (78) 

FB: Bogle (78), Edwards (78), Ferguson (77)

CM: Kane (78), Dasilva (78), O'Brien (77), Harper (76), McGuane (75), Molumby (73)

WM: Alzate (78), Clarke (77), Tavernier (77)

ST: Connolly (78)

U19's

CB: Guehi (73), Mengi (70), Cabango (70), Otasowie (70), Wood (67)

FB: McCallum (73)

CM: McEachran (75)Gilmour (75), Doyle (73), Henderson (73), Levitt (70)

WM: F. Nmecha (73), Appiah (70)

ST: Obafemi (76)

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Rating Changes

Rabbi Matondo, 76 > 80

On the whole, quite a successful review of the Bundesliga as Rabbi Matondo gets his deserved rating increase to 80. If he can continue to feature on a semi-regular basis for Schalke, then we can expect him to continue to increase in rating later on in the season. He's also had a position change, which means he can now play as an out and out striker, which puts him in contention for a place in the fringes of the first team. With players like Matondo achieving his rating, we're going to have to consider letting go of some of the older players with a similar rating, given that they're unlikely to ever feature ahead of someone like Rabbi who's reached this rating at the age of just 19.

ST: Penaranda (83), Maja (82), L. Nmecha (82), Matondo (80), Connolly (78), Obafemi (76)

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Transfers Out

Tom Dele-Bashiru

Age: 20

Rating: 73

Original Rating: 73

Appearances: 0; Goals: 0; Assists: 0; Average Rating: N/A

We've let go of another player, again due to the difficulties we've got with the squad cap of 60 players. We signed Dele-Bashiru on the basis that he would be part of Watford's first team squad this season. However, with Watford struggling this season, he's not had any opportunities and has featured just once this season for them as a substitute in the League Cup. With Nigel Pearson as manager, and the emphasis of the club being on them getting back to basics, I don't expect him to feature at all for them in the league this season. 

He still definitely has a lot of potential, and an ideal world we'll keep hold of him, but we're happy enough to let him go to a Division 5 side in Rigas where he'll be more valued, as we feel by the time he starts getting games that players like Todd Cantwell will be a long way ahead of him and he'd struggle to ever close that gap. 

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Transfers Out

Glenn Middleton

Age: 19

Rating: 76

Original Rating: 70

Appearances: 0; Goals: 0; Assists: 0; Average Rating: N/A

We've let go of Middleton as well to the same Division 5 club in Rigas, for a combined £1 million. It's not an awful lot of money, but enough to make them profitable signings, and it's cash that we'll be able to reinvest. Middleton's had a really disappointing season, with a failed loan spell at Hibs, and whilst he's still only 19 we only really want to have players in Scotland that are particularly excelling. He's got competition within our squad from Dwight McNeil, who's the same age as him but playing every week in the Premier League and with that he's going to struggle to break in to our side even if he does kick on in Scotland, so we feel he's best off at a club that values him more highly. 

Other players that are risk of being moved on are Ryan Nyambe (78), Rakeem Harper (76) and Marcus McGuane (75), but all will be given a bit more time to see if they can show us they have more about them. We're also getting to a stage where Joao Carvalho (82) might not be needed at all, and even though we won't get good value for him given that he's over 21, if we don't think he can increase from that rating then there'll be little point at all keeping him, which is showing the strength that we have within the squad. We're now at a position where our chairman is happy for us to loan out 80 rated players, which has seen both Joe Rodon and Rabbi Matondo go out on loan, and could potentially see Mikey Johnston follow them out on loan as well, after we assess our squad following the review of the Premier League which is fast approaching. 

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Minutes played - 2019/20 

Premier League

Aaron Wan-Bissaka, 1851 mins, 1 assist, 1 MotM

Dwight McNeil, 1830 mins, 1 goal, 4 assists, 1 MotM

Aaron Ramsdale, 1800 mins, 1 assist, 4 clean sheets

Daniel James, 1762 mins, 3 goals, 6 assists, 1 MotM

Max Aarons, 1624 mins

Todd Cantwell, 1378 mins, 5 goals, 2 assists

Jamal Lewis, 1155 mins

Tom Davies, 1098 mins, 2 goals

Steven Alzate, 1007 mins, 1 assist

Chris Mepham, 991 mins, 1 goal, 1 MotM 

Aaron Connolly, 833 mins, 3 goals, 2 MotM

Reece James, 790 mins, 2 goal, 2 assists (INJ)

Michael Obafemi, 398 mins, 2 goals, 1 assist

Mark Travers, 180 mins, 1 clean sheet

Marc Guehi, 180 mins

Billy Gilmour, 169 mins

Patrick Roberts, 113 mins

Herbie Kane, 98 mins

Dylan Levitt, 90 mins

Tommy Doyle, 90 mins

Big Five Leagues

Josh Maja (Ligue 1), 689 mins, 6 goals, 2 assists, 1 MotM

Rabbi Matondo (Bundesliga), 423 mins, 1 goal

Lukas Nmecha (Bundesliga), 242 mins

Championship

Ben White, 2385 mins, 1 assist, 1 MotM

Antonee Robinson, 2227 mins, 1 goal, 2 MotM

Ebere Eze, 2225 mins, 9 goals, 4 assists, 7 MotM

Matty Cash, 2157 mins, 2 goal, 3 assists, 3 MotM

Nathan Ferguson, 1659 mins, 1 goal, 1 assist, 1 MotM

Jayson Molumby, 1593 mins

Marcus Tavernier, 1538 mins, 2 goals, 2 assists

Jayden Bogle, 1479 mins, 3 assists

Josh Dasilva, 1464 mins, 6 goals, 4 assists, 2 MotM

Lewis O'Brien, 1442 mins, 1 goal, 3 assists 

Tosin Adarabioyo, 1256 mins, 1 goal, 1 MotM

Thomas Edwards, 1202 mins, 1 assist

Ben Wilmot, 1202 mins, 2 goals

Joe Rodon, 1149 mins, 1 assist (INJ)

Joao Carvalho, 798 mins, 2 goals, 1 assist

Ben Cabango, 585 mins

Jake Clarke-Salter, 550 mins, 1 goal, 1 MotM

Jack Clarke, 135 mins

Rakeem Harper, 96 mins

Nathan Wood, 90 mins

Smaller Leagues

Sam McCallum (League 1), 1856 mins, 2 goals, 2 MotM

Marcus McGuane (Eerste Divisie), 1196 mins, 1 goal

Michael Johnston (SPL), 1007 mins, 5 goals, 5 assists

Ewan Henderson (SPL), 819 mins

Adalberto Penaranda (Belgian Pro League), 383 mins, 1 goal

Arvin Appiah (Liga Adalente), 235 mins

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Club Record Update (Season 5 - Turn 6)

Bailey Peacock-Farrell has recently lost his place in the side to Aaron Ramsdale, but has become the first HJK player to make 150 appearances for the club. Meanwhile, David Brooks and Patrick Roberts become the fifth and sixth players to become club centurions respectively, whilst Tosin Adarabioyo and Daniel James both manage to earn their place in the all time top ten in most appearances for the club.

Adalberto Penaranda maintains his place as the clubs all time top scorer and the players with the most assists in the clubs history, with very few chances in terms of both of those top ten lists. Josh Maja has just about managed to make his way in the top ten for most assists, with his total of seven fairly impressive given his limited amount of games for the club. 

Most League Appearances:

1. Bailey Peacock-Farrell - 151 appearances
2. Aaron Wan-Bissaka - 129 appearances
3. Jamal Lewis - 121 appearances

= Chris Mepham - 121 appearances
5. David Brooks - 102 appearances
6. 
Patrick Roberts - 101 appearances
7. Joao Carvalho - 76 appearances
8. Adalberto Penaranda - 71 appearances
9. Tosin Adarabioyo - 65 appearances

10. Daniel James - 64 appearances

Most League Goals:

1. Adalberto Penaranda - 31 goals 
2. Keinan Davis - 28 goals
3. Joao Carvalho - 24 goals

4. Patrick Roberts - 22 goals
5. David Brooks - 20 goals
6. Daniel James - 17 goals
7. Andre Green - 14 goals

8. Matty Cash - 12 goals 
9. Aaron Wan-Bissaka - 10 goals

10. Dwight McNeil - 9 goals

Most League Assists:

1. Adalberto Penaranda - 35 assists
2. Daniel James - 27 assists

3. Joao Carvalho - 24 assists
4. Patrick Roberts - 21 assists
5. Keinan Davis - 17 assists 

6. Andre Green - 15 assists
7. Bright Enobakhare - 13 assists 
8. David Brooks - 12 assists
9. Aaron Wan-Bissaka - 7 assists
= Josh Maja - 7 assists
= Tristan Nydam - 7 assists

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Season 5, Turn 6 - Update 

With five league games, and our first cup game played, we've taken to life in Division 2 really well. In our six matches, we've won five and lost just the one game, as despite the step up in competition, we seem to be doing well tactically and have the strength in depth to cause sides in this division problems. We felt that we may be due a slow start, and that our form would probably pick up once the Premier League had been reviewed, but it's incredibly encouraging for us to be exceeding expectation before the boost that we are due to receive once we get notable rating increases to many of our first team squad.

Division 2 League Table

1. IFK Goteborg (15 points)
2. FC Tokyo (12 points) 
3. HJK (12 points) 
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 
4. Melbourne Victory (11 points)
5. CSKA Sofia (11 points)
6. Persepolis (9 points) 
7. SK Brann (9 points)
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 
8. BATE (9 points)

Clubs Top Scorers: D. James (2 goals), Maja (2 goals), McNeil (2 goals)
Clubs Top Assists: D. James (5 assists), Maja (2 assists), Roberts (2 assists)
Top Average Performances: Maja (7.47), Brooks (7.33), Wan-Bissaka (7.00)

Current XI

Ramsdale (80)
Wan-Bissaka (87) - R. James (82) - Mepham (83) - Aarons (83)
Davies (86) - Brooks (87)
McNeil (83) - Roberts (84) - D. James (85)
Penaranda (83)

Predicted XI (After Review) 

Ramsdale (84)
Wan-Bissaka (89) - R. James (85) - Mepham (84) - Aarons (85)
Davies (86) - Brooks (87)
McNeil (86) - Cantwell (84) - D. James (88)
Penaranda (83)

 

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Transfers Out

Adalberto Penaranda

Age: 22

Rating: 83

Original Rating: 83

Appearances: 71; Goals: 31; Assists: 35; Average Rating: 7.14

We've made the difficult decision to let go of club legend Adalberto Penaranda go, despite the contribution he's had for us in the last two seasons. He's managed to become both the clubs all time leading goalscorer, and all time most creative player whilst leading the line for the club and in his two seasons his goals and assists have been vital to our back to back promotion winning campaigns. However, his real life form has prevented his stay at HJK from lasting any longer, as he flags well behind our other prospects and he struggles to convert his talent in to sustained performances at a decent level. 

His loan spell at Leuven initially looked to be promising, as he began to play regular football, but since October he's found himself out of that side, and with him struggling to get regular minutes in the Belgian Pro League we feel that there's a chance that he'll go down in rating when the Premier League is reviewed. Despite looking like a good prospect when he first burst on to the seen and joined Watford, he's left Venezuelan supporters bemoaning a lack of work ethic and a waste of a talent. 

With him leaving the club, it'll be down to Josh Maja (82), Lukas Nmecha (82), Rabbi Matondo (80), Aaron Connolly (78) and Michael Obafemi (76) to compete for a place as the clubs starting strikers. Josh Maja has performed well when called upon, so is likely to lead the line to begin with in Penaranda's absence, but throughout the season that spot will be very much up for grabs.

We're looking to use the player in a trade deal to bring another foreign player owned by Watford, who's seen to be the more highly rated prospect at the moment. However, we'll wait until confirmation of that deal to announce the signing. 

Penaranda's final match for HJK, and final game within the UNAC set up will fittingly be tonight, away from home against his former club SK Brann, who he had a productive spell with in Season 2. 

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Transfers In

Conor Gallagher

Age: 19
Rating: 77
Predicted Rating: 80/82

This is the most excited we've been about a new signing for some time, as we've managed to complete the signing of Conor Gallagher. Gallagher is currently impressing out on loan at Charlton, and there's really high hopes for him at his parent club Chelsea. Conor is seen as the next in line of the long list of Chelsea prospects that are currently getting opportunities at the club, and is seen to be in a similar position to where Mason Mount was this time last season so naturally this is a very exciting addition to the club. 

So far this season, Gallagher's established himself as Charlton's star player in attacking midfield, and the key to stopping them play is to attempt to man mark him out of the game, including on many occasions feeling free to hack him down when necessary in the way that Championship sides dealt with Dan James last season. This season, he's already managed to score six Championship goals, and will be looking to try and hit double figures by the end of the season. By comparison, Mason Mount managed eight goals last season at a Derby County side with higher ambitions than Charlton. 

With the review of the top five leagues coming up, Gallagher will be reviewed along with Chelsea, and we're expecting a strong rating increase to 80 at the very least, but given the level of his performances an 82 is certainly a possibility which would already put him in and around the first team squad. With the introduction of the likes of Gallagher to the side, we don't see much need for Joao Carvalho in the team anymore, and it's likely that he'll be moved on for cash shortly to fund more future prospects given that he's very unlikely to ever return to our strongest starting eleven. 

Minutes Played: 2130, Goals: 6, Assists: 2, MotM: 0, Whoscored: 6.91

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Transfers Out

Rakeem Harper

Age: 19

Rating: 76

Original Rating: 73

Appearances: 0; Goals: 0; Assists: 0; Average Rating: N/A

To free up the funds to sign Conor Galagher, we've let go of Rakeem Harper in the deal. Harper's been really disappointing this season, and hasn't played at all for West Brom after August. Last season, we thought we'd got a prospect on our hands, as he was playing regular football for West Brom at just 18 years of age, but he's not pushed on from then and after a contract dispute in the summer he's not been in Slaven Bilic's plans at all this season. We had kept hold of him, largely due to him being just 19 years old and there being plenty of time for him to push on still, but with reports suggesting that he hasn't got the best of attitudes, we felt that he was somebody that needed to be sacrificed as we strive to stay within the squad cap of 60 players. 

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