The subject of adding another striker to the squad has seen something of a debate open-up here on Vital Luton Town.
With Cameron Jerome already on the books to assist Elijah Adebayo, we have already, today, covered the speculation regarding the possible capture of the Morecambe forward – Carlos Mendes Gomes.
Our article – luton-quoted-500000-fee-for-wanted-striker – contains the inference that Morecambe, newly promoted to League One, want £500,000 for the player, a fee that I believe is extortionate.
But returning to the previously mentioned debate, could Luton Town be looking elsewhere for that additional striker?
According to Newsylist.com, that could well be the case with Ercan Kara, of Rapid Vienna, being touted as a possible buy that could see Luton Town break their club transfer record.
Our record source implies that Rapid Vienna want £2 million for the player who in 30 appearances last season netted 15 goals.
But although £2 million seems a reasonable price, it would still be something of a gamble for the Hatters, especially in these pandemic driven financial times.
Two regular visitors to Vital Luton, Chris Winter and Alan have been debating the possibility of the Hatters splashing more cash than we would originally expect on a striker, a case of speculating to accumulate.
The final offering from Chris (see below) puts in a healthy case for going ahead with such a move:
“Theoretical debate, Nathan Jones says he wants to progress to do that we need better players. So, this Kara is valued at £3.15million and we need a striker. If he is earning £3,500 a week, as I have heard, his wages can be in budget. And at £2million cost surely at 25 years of age, if he is a success, then he could go at a good profit. Surely that is worth a gamble in the short term. As a one off and at this time we have to risk it?”
I could not agree more, if he is as good as his YouTube clips show:
But, as I have mentioned before in this article, would it be a huge risk to spend so big on a player when it could affect our financial stability in the event of another variant of Covid-19 impacting upon our beautiful game?
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Should Luton Break Their Transfer Record To Land A Striker?
Yes It'll Be Worth It!
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