I love his enthusiasm, his energy; heвЂ™s got great skill and gets himself into brilliant positions - he just needs to finish more chances. вЂќFormer Premier League defender Steve Brown added: вЂњMbuemo is one of those guys where if he doesnвЂ™t finish more, he does a lot of donkey work that others donвЂ™t want to do. вЂќListen to The Far Post on BBC SoundsImage source, Getty ImagesThat's it.
"You don't need to fix what isn't broken. "Brentford have made one signing this window, the acquisition of Kevin Schade on an initial loan with a view to buying him in the summer. Brown believes that shows the Bees are willing to be active if the right opportunity presents itself. "If money is available and the right player is there, then they will buy them, " he said. "But sometimes, that could be more of an issue - so what's the point? "Former Leeds and Manchester City midfielder Michael Brown empathises with players moving to new clubs in January, admitting "it's a really strange situation".
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The now-Manchester United manвЂ™s arrival was a boost both on and off the pitch. This time around, the deal to bring in Kevin Schade was struck as the window opened and Thomas Frank seemed satisfied at the time that it would probably be enough. As in previous years, Frank and his staff have focused on who is already in the building and on taking the opportunity to get coaching time at the training ground. Of course, there has been a departure and one that again didnвЂ™t raise eyebrows but did provoke a stretch for the tissues. Sergi Canos first popped up in TW8 back in 2015 and immediately won the hearts of many fans with his style and personality. His return to the club after a brief spell at Norwich was welcomed warmly.
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Cover was needed up front вЂ“ not only because Ivan Toney faces a possible ban over betting charges вЂ“ and Schade is a typical Bees signing, young and full of potential. Sadly, and inevitably, long-serving club legend Sergi Canos left to join Olympiakos on loan вЂ“ six years after signing permanently. Injury-hit defender Charlie Goode joined Blackpool on loan to get game time, while Mads Bech Sorensen, Paris Maghoma and Tariqe Fosu returned from old loan deals to start new ones.
Brown switched to both Tottenham and Fulham in the January window during his career and explained it was very different from joining at the end of a season. "When you go in January, it's usually because you're going straight there to play, " he said. "You can imagine the caution from other people because you're there to take someone's place.
"Image source, ReutersA quiet end to the January transfer window suits Brentford, argues ex-Spurs and Fulham midfielder Michael Brown. With Thomas Frank's side cruising in eighth in the Premier League, he thinks the Bees have made the right decision to stick with what they have. Brown told BBC Sport: "They will be thinking, 'we're cooking so why change it? '"When you're sat in an OK position and know you have a good squad, you will be worried that one player could change it.
The spine is good, Norgaard is critically important. He provides a real platform in front if the back four. "The Christian Eriksen arrival in the second half of last season, everyone waxed lyrical and asked if they could keep him. When he left, was there going to be a hole? Mathias Jensen has benefited - his first season in the Premier League was fact finding. вЂњWho is going to step forward? We still keep hoping it will be Bryan Mbeumo.
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