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I was just wondering if anyone has signed either of the two American Eddies i.e. Gaven & Johnson? I'm interested in securing at least one of them for my Ajax side, probably Gaven, and would like to know if they're any good.
 
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they are both very good players

eddie gaven you can get for about 1.7m and is a very good right winger that just gets better

eddie johnson is a very good stiker for the money you pay and can play right to the top level
 
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Cheers for that. Can Gaven play upfront too or is it best to keep him on the wing?
 
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better as a winger by a long way although i suppose you could play him up font if you really need to but id stick with him in midfield
 
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Ive signed Gaven but never gave him a regular game.

Eddie J, I used to sign him all the tiem when I first got FM, great player for the money
 
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I signed Gaven when FM06 first came out (ie without any patches) and he was absolutely ****. I got him on a free, played him on the wing and he only ever got above a 6 once. Kept him for 4 seasons but there was no noticable improvement, then sold him to Portsmouth for £1.2m coz no-one else was interested in him.
Dont know what hes like with any of the patches installed though
 
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hes very good on the wing and is young so gets better.

he can play upfront if needs be but a RW all day
 
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Mmmm... thanks for that guys. I might sign both of them, stop them feeling homesick.

Can anyone suggest a cheap, value for money CB?
 
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you can look at pique from united, micheal macciene or whatever hes called. they can turn out really good
 
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van den borre is a good centre back along with kompany but hes a bit pricey there are a few good young spainish defenders but you would have to send out the scouts
 
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eddie........lewis

another american eddie is eddie lewis for leeds, hes ace for championship sides u shdu get him if you in championship or a low prem eam like sunderland
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I would always go for Gaven over Johnson. He's just a better alround player. But Johnson is very fast and if that's your style of play then he is a great option.
 
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iv never signed Johnson but iv got gaven.I would agree with sean
also a good cheap CB would be van den borre. u could also go for Alex from PSV.
 
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just signed Gaven 2.4 mil after he finished 2nd best player in World Cup. Very good. Made an instant impact in my Chelsea team
 
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