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* does not work inside quotes. Remove the quotes to allow * to expand.

Code:
for X in $FILES
do
    names=$(basename $X)    
    awk '{print NF-2}' $X > count/${names}.txt 
done

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wow.... it works

cant believe it was such a small thing

i was busy with it the whole day

Thank you so much for your help
 

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