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Who'll fill in there for Spurs next season DK?
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Diego wrote:Who'll fill in there for Spurs next season DK?
Trippier who Walker actually lost his place to at the end of last season. Trippier is a much better footballer. Walker is a better "athlete"
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DragonKhan wrote:
Diego wrote:Who'll fill in there for Spurs next season DK?
Trippier who Walker actually lost his place to at the end of last season. Trippier is a much better footballer. Walker is a better "athlete"
Much better is a stretch but you don't turn down £50 million for a RB. City have lost the plot and are desperate. Levy is some man to fleece people in the transfer market.
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Giroud 8)
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City still not learnt their lesson after buying Sterling last season.
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Trippier is a very good RB. More well rounded than Walker but Walker is so fast and strong it gets him out of trouble. He may suit Pep's system almost as well as Alves did. Alves has much better end product though.
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Sefton wrote:City still not learnt their lesson after buying Sterling last season.
What lesson? Don't just by speed?
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SASP wrote:Trippier is a very good RB. More well rounded than Walker but Walker is so fast and strong it gets him out of trouble. He may suit Pep's system almost as well as Alves did. Alves has much better end product though.
Alves was also a great passer, with genuine vision. I think I read he became the top assister in Europe or something recently? Meh, something like that.
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SASP wrote:Trippier is a very good RB. More well rounded than Walker but Walker is so fast and strong it gets him out of trouble. He may suit Pep's system almost as well as Alves did. Alves has much better end product though.
Are they good enough to play for the Harps?
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DragonKhan wrote:
Diego wrote:Who'll fill in there for Spurs next season DK?
Trippier who Walker actually lost his place to at the end of last season. Trippier is a much better footballer. Walker is a better "athlete"
Let's be fair here, Pochettino picked trippier because walker was already making noises about moving and complaining openly about not being allowed to play every game. It wasn't based on performance. E
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earl the beaver wrote:
DragonKhan wrote:
Diego wrote:Who'll fill in there for Spurs next season DK?
Trippier who Walker actually lost his place to at the end of last season. Trippier is a much better footballer. Walker is a better "athlete"
Let's be fair here, Pochettino picked trippier because walker was already making noises about moving and complaining openly about not being allowed to play every game. It wasn't based on performance. E
Trippier got in when Walker was injured and won man of the match in two games and pretty much kept his place after that bar one or two games
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Anonymous. wrote:England win the U20 world championships. We hadn't even won match in this thing for the last 20 years before this effort. What a weekend 8)
Beat Portugal today to become UEFA U19 winners. :smug:
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Slater582 wrote:
Anonymous. wrote:England win the U20 world championships. We hadn't even won match in this thing for the last 20 years before this effort. What a weekend 8)
Beat Portugal today to become UEFA U19 winners. :smug:
Imagine what they will be like when more money filters down and a decent infra structure and coaching system is fully in place.
Well done Saes, very impressive.
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themaddog wrote:
SASP wrote:Trippier is a very good RB. More well rounded than Walker but Walker is so fast and strong it gets him out of trouble. He may suit Pep's system almost as well as Alves did. Alves has much better end product though.
Are they good enough to play for the Harps?
Let's not get too crazy.
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Matic and Costa look to be on the way out at Chelski.
Massive loss to have both leaving the club but if they are unhappy they should leave.
No way will they be able to get a 20 goal a year player to replace Costa for next season.
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Costa and Terry offski?

Chelsea's culture of cuntishness under threat?
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c69 wrote:Matic and Costa look to be on the way out at Chelski.
Massive loss to have both leaving the club but if they are unhappy they should leave.
No way will they be able to get a 20 goal a year player to replace Costa for next season.
Morata and Bakayoko heavily linked as replacements.
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Bakayoko is already singed. 40m
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Diego wrote:
c69 wrote:Matic and Costa look to be on the way out at Chelski.
Massive loss to have both leaving the club but if they are unhappy they should leave.
No way will they be able to get a 20 goal a year player to replace Costa for next season.
Morata and Bakayoko heavily linked as replacements.
Bakayoko has signed :thumbup:
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Salah is a horrific signing. Absolute headless chicken. No footballing brain whatsoever just a dribbler with no final ball
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Clive Simms wrote:Salah is a horrific signing. Absolute headless chicken. No footballing brain whatsoever just a dribbler with no final ball
Bit like yourself then Clive, a dribbling mess.
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henry wrote:Costa and Terry offski?

Chelsea's culture of cuntishness under threat?
Will take a lot more than that.
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Edit: wrong thread
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Clive Simms wrote:Salah is a horrific signing. Absolute headless chicken. No footballing brain whatsoever just a dribbler with no final ball
Needed a replacement for Sterling.

Seriously, how many of these exist in football? It's endemic.
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Andrew Robertson looks to be heading to Liverpool.

Price reported was earlier in the summer was £8 Million.
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SASP wrote:Andrew Robertson looks to be heading to Liverpool.

Price reported was earlier in the summer was £8 Million.
Who?
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Hawk97 wrote:
SASP wrote:Andrew Robertson looks to be heading to Liverpool.

Price reported was earlier in the summer was £8 Million.
Who?
Hull left back. (23)

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x(

Well done Klopp, that's the Moreno situation taken care of...
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Andy Robertson wouldn't be a good signing for Liverpool. He is half the athlete of Alberto Moreno and with neither Mane or Salah going to want to track back having an athlete is imperative
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Klopp doesn't seem to value defence. Jettisoned their best defender, resigned Lovren, bought poorly at CB....
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Liverpool are screwed next year. Fighting in 4 comps whilst relying on the Geigen press as their MO is going to be carnage. The players will be burnt out by January
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Klopp gave Moreno his chance and all the pace in the world is fudge all use at FB if you cant defend.
Moreno will probably be fine if he goes back to Spain.

Klopp probably knows he's not getting a world class LB anytime soon so is going for the more solid option.
Also both Salah and Mane are very good at tracking back.

Liverpool's biggest problem is set pieces. The usually win the first ball but dont get it clear and have conceded the majority of goals from set pieces from the second ball. Something like 2/3rds of all the goals they conceded came against the bottom 8.
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Clive Simms wrote:Liverpool are screwed next year. Fighting in 4 comps whilst relying on the Geigen press as their MO is going to be carnage. The players will be burnt out by January
He'll have to adjust for the games he doesn't place much stock in. On the other hand, players will have had another preseason doing the Gegenpress and fitness work, so will be that much more adept.
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So PSG are supposedly going to buy Neymar and possibly Alexis Sanchez for 200 odd million.

Most of it on Neymar. I'd be tempted if I was running Barca. The team is built around Messi anyway and they could use the cash to rebuild.

Not advocating buying a whole new team but 2/3 top class players in some key positions.
Then again new coach might invigorate some non performing players.
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Arsenal would be goosed if Sanchez left.
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Don't Barca still have a transfer ban?
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Nope.

Atletico Madrid do.
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SASP wrote:So PSG are supposedly going to buy Neymar and possibly Alexis Sanchez for 200 odd million.

Most of it on Neymar. I'd be tempted if I was running Barca. The team is built around Messi anyway and they could use the cash to rebuild.

Not advocating buying a whole new team but 2/3 top class players in some key positions.
Then again new coach might invigorate some non performing players.
PSG are going beserk.
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Diego wrote:Arsenal would be goosed if Sanchez left.
In the current market they'd probably get 100m for him. If Wenger would actually spend it on someone decent they could be alright.
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Arsenal need to sort out the Carzola issue. Their record with him in there is a totally different story.
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