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I'd be in favour of this in an attempt to add more balance to our midfield. We have too many times this season been bypassed in midfield. Sometimes it doesn't even look like we have one at all if we find ourselves unable to get to grips with a game. We haven't quite found the perfect trio in our formation, despite how individually talented players such as Mount, Wilson and Huddlestone are.

We're currently far too reliant on these players, and with the Mount injury from the Accrington game, many were rightfully worried about just how big an impact it would have on our side.

King has only turned 30 in the last couple months, so he's far from past-it, he's just had a lack of football which was due to being in a team which accelerated extremely quickly in terms of achievement. It doesn't make him a bad player.

If we could manage to get rid of some of our deadwood midfielders and get King in, the deal may not even cost us a lot, if anything at all. It's a big if, but it would be a step-forward in the strength of our squad.

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2 minutes ago, ariotofmyown said:

What sort of midfielder is he? Attacking, defensive, box to box, goal scorer, technical passer, general??

55 goals in 329 games for Leicester isn't too bad going.

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10 minutes ago, Kernow said:

I'd be in favour of this in an attempt to add more balance to our midfield. We have too many times this season been bypassed in midfield. Sometimes it doesn't even look like we have one at all if we find ourselves unable to get to grips with a game. We haven't quite found the perfect trio in our formation, despite how individually talented players such as Mount, Wilson and Huddlestone are.

We're currently far too reliant on these players, and with the Mount injury from the Accrington game, many were rightfully worried about just how big an impact it would have on our side.

King has only turned 30 in the last couple years, so he's far from past-it, he's just had a lack of football which was due to being in a team which accelerated extremely quickly in terms of achievement. It doesn't make him a bad player.

If we could manage to get rid of some of our deadwood midfielders and get King in, the deal may not even cost us a lot, if anything at all. It's a big if, but it would be a step-forward in the strength of our squad.

He turned 30 in October

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11 minutes ago, ariotofmyown said:

What sort of midfielder is he? Attacking, defensive, box to box, goal scorer, technical passer, general??

Box to box runner, can score goals

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44 minutes ago, ollycutts1982 said:

Sometimes the links to players who have played together at former clubs makes me laugh, just because they were at a club together doesn't mean they got on or were mates. They could of disliked each other  for all we know.

Get your point, very true, but Waghorn appears to like him. 

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And it’s impossible not to like Nugent! 😂

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4 minutes ago, David said:

Get your point, very true, but Waghorn appears to like him. 

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And it’s impossible not to like Nugent! 😂

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Good point well made.

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