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17 May 2017 18:44:17
Fabian Delph on his way to Celtic?

Dafabet

1.) 17 May 2017 20:52:23
Heard this as well don't know how true tho.


2.) 17 May 2017 21:25:44
Wouldn't want him to be honest. he'll be on funny money for a start, and his injury record ain't great.


3.) 17 May 2017 21:42:04
Looks like the papers taking a flyer here. We seem to be linked with every out of favour player City have during the transfer windows. After the badge kissing and false promises he gave Villa and their fans he was straight onto the motorway as soon as City waived their chequebook. He must be on £70k and there is no chance he is giving 50% of that up to come to us.


4.) 17 May 2017 22:37:33
Delphi is on a 4 year deal @£90k per week as is 26 if this is the type we are looking at it terms of quality there must be cheaper options, there's not a hope in hells chance he's coming.


5.) 18 May 2017 05:41:00
Don't rate the guy plus he would be well out your price range but only time will tell.


6.) 18 May 2017 08:26:48
The guys a merc imo, showed that at villa, won't be anywhere near us, not BR type of player.


7.) 18 May 2017 19:12:31
No thanks.


8.) 26 May 2017 12:42:48
Delph is class, him mccarthy n broony fighting for the 3 holding position, with sinclair, armstrong n roberts (if we can get him, forrest if not, wid be frightening proposition, be up there with best celtic teams we have had in past 20 years hh.


 

 

20 Mar 2017 18:51:49
Have the players that are not selected been given some time off. Brendan was on our flight to Dubai last night.

Dafabet

1.) 20 Mar 2017 20:39:04
He heard Pedro left his coaching manuals and he's away to see if he can retrieve them and maybe 1 day aspire to reach the level Pedro is at?


2.) 21 Mar 2017 12:52:41
you old jet setter you dafa lol.


 

 

19 Mar 2017 21:33:57
Eboue looks very slow and off the pace, the only reason for this will be lack of game time. Once the SPL is won I expect 5 or 6 players to be rested giving others a chance. KT has been off his game for weeks, he needs a rest with moussa and Sinclair.

Dafabet

1.) 19 Mar 2017 22:11:57
Agreed mate has been an amazing season by all the bhoys this wee blip was always going to happen. After the international break dembele sinclair will have rested. who is your player of the year so far for me it's armstrong although if anyone got it is could understand.


2.) 20 Mar 2017 09:28:47
I would rest them just now, this stupid undefeated record is doing more harm to the players than good, and the past few weeks displays are nervy in my opinion.


3.) 20 Mar 2017 11:27:06
Its as if they just want to get over the finish line, they look exhausted. Im not bothered about unbeaten record. Law of statistics we are going to get beat at some point domestically. League is in the bag, after its secured rest the players and concentrate on making sure we win cup as well.

Perfect opportunity to give fringe players and youth a run out in last remaining league games (after confirmed winners) and let first team squad concentrate on cup games.


4.) 20 Mar 2017 18:38:51
Devils advocate but what about keeping the basis of a winning team together with a view to the semi final? We can't drop 5 or 6 and expect them to just pick it up again for 1 game.

I think being sensible and rotating a few per game is a better idea as we have a strong enough squad to beat any team. Remember we played 3 to 4 games with no striker a few months back!


5.) 20 Mar 2017 18:46:45
Memaself; you need to explain to me at least, how being 33 points clear; chasing the Treble and with so many candidates as player of the year that this doing us "harm". We have a huge Club with increasingly more talented players who if they can't handle success then they shouldn't be in a professional sports team. Please explain?


6.) 21 Mar 2017 07:54:12
If you rest too many then the danger is that they think they're on holiday and then have to pick it up for semi . i agree rotate to a degree but these players deserve to see it through.


7.) 21 Mar 2017 09:38:51
Definitely should keep a strong team on the park, freshen it up wae one or two fringe players and one youth player every other game, the second string deserve a chance when one or two first team players need a rest. Don't think we should take our eyes off the prize at all, treble and unbeaten is no way out our reach, give us fans as much as we give them!


8.) 22 Mar 2017 10:01:51
Ignatius I'm sure you must have noticed our team are not at their best recently, against Hamilton not great, st mirren took the lead and looked as if they could have won in 1st half, and the Rangers game was poor, in my own wee opinion wether you or anyone else likes it, is that the team looks nervy to me, and I believe it's down to this unbeaten record, as it must affect them mentally.


 

 

19 Mar 2017 13:10:54
Thoughts for today's game lads? Is it fair to say that we are not playing at our best just now. I want Toure brought back into defence and Biton kept on the bench. maybe see Kouassi today.

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30 Jan 2017 14:47:04
Brendan Rodgers was very bullish on sly sports just now saying that Gordon will be playing for Celtic on Wednesday night. Also looks like we will be sending a few more out on loan with only a slim chance of a new player coming in.

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08 Jul 2017 20:29:42
Guys it's time for Armstrong to be sold, he has no intention of signing again. One good season is all we got from him. pity as the boy owes us.

Dafabet

{Ed007's Note - I wouldn't say this is the time to sell him but if he hasn't signed a new deal by the last week or two of the window I'd be looking to move him on. There's something doesn't seem quite right about the way it's been dragging on but I do hope they can get it sorted.}


1.) 08 Jul 2017 21:32:23
Totally agree ED, if he hasn't signed up by the middle of next month then punt him! Hope I'm wrong but if he was signing then I think he would have by now! Think that we should punt him for as much as we can get. like I said but hope I'm wrong and he signs a new deal! Just baby my doubts.

{Ed007's Note - I thought resigning Armstrong would have been a formality after the season he' just had and the general feeling around the Club just now. Perhaps he's had his head turned with the promise of riches down south as I don't see Celtic having any problem with making him one of the higher earners in the squad in behind the likes of Brown and Sinclair.}


2.) 08 Jul 2017 21:49:42
Agree lads but definitely wouldn't sell him until after CL qualifiers as he won't be signing for a team in CL. How much you reckon we could get for him Ed?

{Ed007's Note - £8 million if we chance our luck??}


3.) 08 Jul 2017 22:00:51
It is a strange one this, something's got his attention elsewhere, would obviously like him to stay but if he chooses to go good luck to him, I'm sure we'll find an able replacement.


4.) 08 Jul 2017 21:42:04
What kind of money are brown and Sinclair on Ed?

{Ed007's Note - Sinclair is getting paid somewhere between £30k - 35k then I'd imagine there will be decent bonuses and if Brown has a clause in his contract - most club captains do - that he gets paid the same as the highest earner he'll be on the same. I don't see Brown getting any significant pay rise under the new deal he's negotiating.}


5.) 08 Jul 2017 22:16:28
Aye definitely between 6-8 million! Got to say I was thinking the same as ED, thought after the season the club team and the boy himself had I thought he would have signed no probs! Said himself he's happy here. would be a blow to lose him but big and better than him have left! Like I said sign up or jog on son!


6.) 08 Jul 2017 23:00:51
As somebody who's not a supporter he can't really be blamed for wanting to chance his arm in England or abroad. I hope he stays but if he moves on I wish him all the best. After all, he gave us a terrific season, which is more than some.


7.) 08 Jul 2017 23:23:50
Why don't you all calm down, Armstrong is s brilliant player, enjoy him when we've got him, how long is his contract?, is this his last year?, so what?, I say keep him until the end of his contract, and let him go, why this obsession with getting money for him, keep him this season, he will be an asset if we are to go further in the CL, he is a much greater talent and more important to the team than a lot of people realise, I think he is finishing his degree or nearly finished, leave him alone, Brendan will probably convince him to stay, he does not need airheads badmouthing him, I didn't mean you Ed, just give him time to make up his own mind, maybe he wants to give up football and live in a tent and watch the sun going down on byrony bay or somewhere.

{Ed007's Note - I've backed Armstrong on here since he signed mate so I'm glad you're not including me in that!! Seriously though it's just what football is and for a Club like us could we allow him to run down his contract - in saying that we let Commons do it and he was getting paid more than Armstrong.}


8.) 09 Jul 2017 00:06:32
Aindoh was that a serious post or a wind up! Just let him run his contract down and what's the obsession with wanting money for him! If that was meant to be serious then it's the biggest load of Shoite I've heard for a while on here! And uve got the cheek to call other people airheads! Let's just allow a guy we could get decent money for run down his contract and leave for nothing! And he's had more than enough time to decide what he wants to do! Like I said I hope the boy stays because I rate him highly! But if he ain't committed to our club then move him on and let somebody come in who is!


9.) 09 Jul 2017 00:33:28
Aye right Aindoh we"ll just let him run down his contract and leave for nowt. Thank God you're no running our club. If he doesn't sign new contract we tell him he's leaving now to one of the interested clubs that he's obviously got his eye on.

{Ed007's Note - Richer clubs than us don't let players with value run their deal down and Armstrong must know the choice is sign a deal or be moved on. I want him to stay and it looks like everyone agrees but for me at some point before this window closes someone has to make a decision.}


10.) 09 Jul 2017 00:46:38
Lh87, what I meant was, it is better to keep Armstrong untill the the end of his contract, and let him go for nothing, because he is s much more important player to the the team, with him, there is a much better chance of going further in the CL, and accruing the extra CL money, and you want to let him go for 6or8 million, and I'm the one that's talking Shoite, is better to keep him and tell him he can go at the end of his contract unless he wants to sign a new contract, and get the benefit of him for another season, money's not as important as quality of life, if he's happy at Celtic, he'll stay, if he wants to move he'll move, he has another way of making a living apart from football, if he wants.

{Ed007's Note - If we were only going to get 2/3 million for him I'd understand keeping him but we should get a decent fee for him and without putting him down I don't think he is a player that I would say is the difference between CL Groups and the last 16.
With or without Armstrong I'm curious about what formation Rodgers is going to go with this season considering we know he likes to tinker - we could pick different teams in all manner of formations from the squad.}


11.) 09 Jul 2017 00:57:46
I have always wanted Armstrong to stay but I am afraid the time is getting close that we have to seriously be looking for offers for him . I thought we would have had him for most of his career but maybe he is so self centred that he doesn't realise the wonderful player Brendan has turned him into . I appreciate he worked hard on the advice and help he was given but before Brendan came his career wasn't heading in the direction it is now . He could probably earn more in the EPL but Celtic will not be offering him peanuts and will be giving him a chance to win plenty and play at the highest level in Europe.


12.) 09 Jul 2017 08:36:54
Hes a cracking player chris and a lot of credit should go to brendans vision for him ronnie had him on the left wing when a blind man could see he was a centre midfielder but i think hed be better staying for a few more seasons and playing cl and then make the big move.


13.) 09 Jul 2017 11:49:44
I think he will sign. I hope so.


14.) 09 Jul 2017 01:26:41
Bang on Ed he's not a player that makes a huge difference to the side and if he has no intention of staying let him go now for 7 or 8 million. Saying that I wish he would just sign a new 4 year contract😭😭😭.


15.) 09 Jul 2017 06:39:27
Do you think it is telling that our last two signings , if we get the man city boy, have been central midfielders ed?
P. s. do you know why my posts haven't been getting put up ed? Don't remember upsetting anyone, not intentionally anyway .

{Ed007's Note - I've no idea bud, this is showing up as your first post.}


16.) 09 Jul 2017 12:39:41
I like SA too Ed and want him to obviously stay but your mind is drifting there to formation we are a team top top heavy with midfielders and now we seem to have added another two in Ntcham and the boy from Ipswich, Kouassi has not kicked a ball yet but was not signed at that money not to play!

What is our best midfield? It perplexes me when I see ANOTHER midfielder signed mate, You can't keep them ALL happy IMO

How does Kouassi and Ntcham fit in? I don't get it because if you go diamond shaped you take away our width? Our FB's already attack I think Lustig has even come on under BR and his fitness is better and injury free so where do they fit as you see it?

But please no more midfielder's in the door!

On a separate note any idea how much we got for Janko? (y)

{Ed007's Note - Regarding the Janko fee, when I asked someone I thought would know the answer I got was, "We could have bought Barrie McKay and still had a bit of change left."
I still think Bitton will be moved on this summer and Eboue Kouassi will take his place in the squad and no matter the formation(s) Rodgers is going to use we will need a few players in there over the season. Whether it's 4-3-3, 4-3-2-1 or 3-4-3 there's a lot of games over the season and plenty of chances for players to get game time.}


17.) 09 Jul 2017 22:50:10
I hope your right about Biton moving on Ed, what Armstrong brings to the midfield are the opposite of what Biton brings to the midfield.

{Ed007's Note - Bitton is good in a certain system but he doesn't suit playing a high pressing game with lots of aggressive energy.}


18.) 10 Jul 2017 22:44:40
Sometimes it is a matter of balance . In my uneducated football mind, I think whilst Celtic playing a high up the pitch pressure game, Bitton can be very effective dropping back to take clearance from goalkeeper and start our procession rolling . He has also improved his tackling a lot and now is very adept at nudging the ball to a colleague . I am not convinced we have enough cover in defensive midfield to move him on .


 

 

21 Jun 2017 18:33:55
Guys, bredan always said when asked last year that they would be 2 or 3 players max brought in this summer, we have JH so far. He also said that the players had to be for the first team and bedded in during pre season. Peter Liewell is selling him short.

Dafabet

1.) 21 Jun 2017 19:26:05
How'd dyu know that the transfer windows open till the end of August have some patience lad.


2.) 21 Jun 2017 20:55:25
Pre season started this week. You'd do know that negotiations take time?


3.) 21 Jun 2017 21:25:41
They've been back at work 3 days man, calm the beans.

Look at the mess across the city - they are salivating because Mike Ashley is only taking half their merchandise sales for the next year.

I'd have Lawwell over any of the Chief Execs in Scotland any day of the week.

I don't think the board will scrimp this summer. The team is in a good place, only quality improvements on those on their way out are needed. Much prefer this approach than panicking and splashing out like the early 2000s.


4.) 21 Jun 2017 21:46:29
Guys, Brendan is on record saying he wants the new players in for pre season starting. it's started!


5.) 21 Jun 2017 22:51:03
Dafabet, I thought it was Rangers fans who because they were green with envy called our CEO. MR Liewell.


6.) 21 Jun 2017 22:57:54
With all the goodwill in the world we cannot make players sign to suit our time-scale.


7.) 21 Jun 2017 23:08:37
Chris, tell me one thing I have said in the above posts are not true.


8.) 21 Jun 2017 23:27:19
I agree with Dafabet, pre season started and only Hayes signed, poor stuff. Rodgers said wanted 3 quality signings in for pre season, I would of thought some homework would of been done and had them lined up a while back, hopefully I'm wrong but the usual traditions at celtic being sold short.


9.) 21 Jun 2017 23:31:53
Airs not always a matter of true or untrue . Sometimes buying a footballer is more complicated than buying a loaf .
Surely it's more important that Brendan gets the players he wants than signing any Tom, Dick or Harry to suit u.


10.) 22 Jun 2017 00:48:03
Number 1 target is Roberts, no question. If we don't get him it will sting but I'd rather the time and effort was put in there before we gave up and signed Januzaj or such on a big contract, with no guarantee of success.

I'd say there are 6 scenarios we are looking at this window:

1. Qualify for groups, sell Dembelé, VVD moves
2. Fail to qualify, sell Dembelé, VVD moves
3. Qualify for groups, keep Dembelé, VVD moves
4. Fail to qualify, keep Dembelé, VVD moves
5. Qualify for groups, sell Dembelé, VVD stays
6. Fail to qualify, keep Dembelé, VVD stays

We don't know the outcomes for either of these 3 situations, and I guarantee you there's planned targets for for each outcome.

We shouldn't panic unless Paddy signs elsewhere and there's no plan B.


11.) 22 Jun 2017 09:00:29
@chris how do we know Brendan isn't missing out on players he wants? He says he wants brown and Armstrong signed up but they aren't yet. i don't want Celtic to do what we've all seen before resting on our laurels we should be pushing forward not standing still or even going backwards. If we don't voice our concerns about our lack of progress then don't go bleating if we don't reach champions league or players leave for nothing.


12.) 22 Jun 2017 23:44:29
Honest mistake . You are right Roberts should be our number 1 target
However I hope the club don't put all their eggs in the Roberts basket . We need to be working on and signing other priority targets and at the same time keep letting those that matter we are interested in Roberts .
We cannot guarantee that we can sign guarantee that we will sign Roberts, sometimes a player can be out of our reach.


 

 

14 Jun 2017 20:08:36
If Johnny Hayes has been signed as cover for the left wing I will accept that. If he has been bought to replace Patrick Roberts then it's back to the biscuit tin mentality.

Dafabet

1.) 14 Jun 2017 20:57:20
If Brendan Rodgers doesn't deserve the opportunity to choose who he wants to sign after last season's success, he is wasting his time at Celtic .


2.) 14 Jun 2017 21:33:37
This was what I was alluding to. I understand that we have a top drawer man in Brendan, and I do trust him. But we need to remember it's not in the to recent past thr biscuit tin mentality.

Let's be honest Brendan hasn't made a big marquee signing. Yes we have made some class good business buys which luckily worked out ok. But I feel for supporters to really feel this is something different and wanting to make a real go of it, some real quality signings have to be made.

Not quantity but quality. Like you say of Roberts doesn't come to anything, and Hayes is the alternative, that's pish iam afraid. Nothing against Hayes, as I like the guy, and think he is good, but he not Roberts or European quality, and I don't care how good a manager is at developing players, rodgers is no magician,


3.) 15 Jun 2017 10:20:03
people were saying tonight that it smacked of a deila type signing, surely nothing was worse under him and macari, i can't see a high profile manager such as rodgers not demanding decent cash, though in saying that i heard his wages went from 45k a week to 60k a week with his new 4 year deal, so maybe he's just insuring there's enough left in the pot to pay his own wages lol.


4.) 15 Jun 2017 20:52:42
Bad managers can make good players bad and good managers make bad players good . We have Brendan Rodgers who is a good manager and look at the job he made of Armstrong, Brown, Lustig, and Roberts .

Some people are getting over carried away with Roberts . I am not saying he didn't do well for us last season, but don't forget for at least half the season he was back up to the most maligned James Forrest. All I am saying no player is indispensable and irreplaceable and although nobody expects Hayes to dribble like Roberts, he can bring other skills which if he is probably supported could be v beneficial to us and a match winner.


 

 

09 Jun 2017 09:41:17
Right Celtic the transfer window is now open, let's be having some QUALITY new players please unlike Sevco's recent signings.

Dafabet

1.) 09 Jun 2017 13:22:42
How do you know the players they signed are not good?

Let's not be slagging them just yet in case they turn out to be decent players.


2.) 09 Jun 2017 13:46:24
Kev it was reported that the 2 Mexican clubs could not believe how much they got and Palermo in Italy said that "Alves was TOO SLOW and had cost team MANY GOALS"


3.) 09 Jun 2017 17:44:23
Must've been a good report tim considering he didn't play for Palermo!


4.) 09 Jun 2017 21:41:09
@timalloy - he never played for Palermo!
The Rangers team is coming together like an Old El Paso kit on a Saturday night!


5.) 09 Jun 2017 21:43:50
He played with Cagliari Tim, but he is indeed slow.


6.) 09 Jun 2017 21:46:53
Timalloy, let's hope you are right. I would be amazed if these signings can sustain anything from November onwards when they head up to Aberdeen and the likes. Will probably start well but let's see what they are made of as the season goes on.


7.) 10 Jun 2017 12:04:05
The rangers full squad is Ertha kit! Come Xmas you will be looking for manager numero 7 in 5 years.


 

 

30 May 2017 21:07:12
Guys it's early days and none of us including the Edds know who we are going to sign. I would say if we spend anything less than 10 million on 2 players then we are being short changed. It's a lack of funds and ambition that will ultimately drive Brendan away. If there has ever been a Celtic manager that deserve the full backing of the board it's Brendan. The man can't do any more. Hopefully the board will back their man to the hilt.

Dafabet

1.) 30 May 2017 21:49:57
Your dead right dafabet🇮🇪✌️.


2.) 30 May 2017 21:52:58
Really don't understand how a figure like £10m being spent on 2 players makes it a success. We could get 2 Rafael Scheidts for £10m does that make it money well spent? We can invest wisely like we did last summer we got Dembele and Sinclair for under £4m so there is players out there who don't cost a fortune yet can still improve the team. One player i would like to see the Club invest in is Paddy Roberts as we all know what he is worth and what he can do so it is not a gamble it would be money well spent. I'd like us take in 3 players who you would class as starters and not squad players and we can easily punt the 6 or 7 squad players who are not going to feature again next season. We also have Christie, Ajer, Kouassi, Aitchison, Ralston, Miller, Johnston etc. This squad will only get better and better under BR. Also don't think the amount of cash BR has to spend will matter to him in the slightest, he loves it at Celtic, I think improving players, improving the training facilities, the pitch etc is more important to him that what amount of cash he gets. We are well ahead of the rest on and off the pitch and another summer like last year and we will be in a good place Dafabet.


3.) 30 May 2017 22:20:53
Stan, most of the fans want and deserve a couple of players whom are not projects and can play at champions league level. Scrap the 10 million value if it costs 20 million then we have the funds and should spend it. Roberts would cost 7 to 10 million easily.


4.) 30 May 2017 22:50:10
If you take in 3 players classed as starters you'd need to pay over 10 million.


5.) 30 May 2017 23:24:30
Dafabet I want players myself my point being it's not the price tag that makes the signing a good signing as was proved last summer.

Rememberthe10.Sinclair, Dembele, Roberts loan, Armstrong, Simunovic. what did they cost combined? nowhere near £10m so having to spend that amount to get 3 starters is a myth.


6.) 31 May 2017 01:13:23
If Patrick Roberts was signed, along with a quality CB and CF (Thinking Dembele might go) and get rid of ALL the fringe players, I'll be a happy Bhoy.


7.) 30 May 2017 21:56:48
How much did Dembelle and Sinclair cost?, what is this obsession with spending big?, would rather young players were brought through or young talent like Dembelle and Wanyamma were scouted.


8.) 30 May 2017 22:12:50
Agree totally Stan .


9.) 31 May 2017 09:15:01
As long as they are the right signing for the team then I don't care about the price or where we sign them from.


10.) 31 May 2017 09:52:36
I just mean if we want accomplished players with a but of european experience we would have to pay decent miney and its something id likd to see done, for every dembele there's a bangura and a balde.


11.) 31 May 2017 10:25:44
I think after Sundays performance we should be looking to get Lubo and the King back haha.


 

 

 

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27 Jun 2017 21:09:52
Total rubbish boys, it ain't going to happen.

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27 Jun 2017 06:38:49
Calm down boys, young Anton has been offered training facilities while he finds a new club.

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25 Jun 2017 21:36:33
Come on, that's the worst yet.

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11 Jun 2017 15:03:49
Heard that one 2 👍.

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02 Jun 2017 23:01:08
Shocking celtic, this is not a champions league signing!

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20 Jul 2017 00:47:30
Rubbish Chris.

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19 Jul 2017 22:26:29
Pitch was cutting up badly in places.

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16 Jul 2017 00:44:17
Hayes really should count himself lucky to wear the green
Green and white. simply not good enough.

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15 Jul 2017 18:00:15
Agree with Wylie, ended up with a 3rd or 4th team out . New signings looked ok accept fir Hayes, no where near good enough in my opinion.

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08 Jul 2017 21:42:04
What kind of money are brown and Sinclair on Ed?

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{Ed007's Note - Sinclair is getting paid somewhere between £30k - 35k then I'd imagine there will be decent bonuses and if Brown has a clause in his contract - most club captains do - that he gets paid the same as the highest earner he'll be on the same. I don't see Brown getting any significant pay rise under the new deal he's negotiating.}