Transfer: 2019 Summer Transfers News, Rumors, and Discussion; Part 9

Discussion in 'Soccer' started by bluesfan94, Aug 8, 2019.

  1. Vasilevskiy

    Vasilevskiy I've many surnames

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    Too much overkill and I fear we will start winning games 6-3 instead of 4-0, not sure that will work in latter stages of CL
     
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    Aren't they both 17 years old?
     
  3. Duchene2MacKinnon

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    Well if we win 6-3 instead of 4-0 it means we can’t choke a 4-0 lead.
     
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  4. Ajacied

    Ajacied Stay strong Appie! ❤

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    They are.
     
  5. S E P H

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    I would say he belongs in the top 3 of all-time, which is something you might not agree with.

    Not that impressive simply because age is starting to creep on some of those players like Suarez and Busquets. Additionally, I see too many egos in that line up who can potentially butt-heads multiple times for our enjoyment.
     
  6. Duchene2MacKinnon

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    Too many egos? Such as Suarez and Neymar who played together and proved they can win? Lol
     
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    - Suarez: nothing needs to be explained here.
    - Neymar: nothing needs to be explained here.
    - Greizmann: nothing needs to be explained here.

    You lot just have the talent to cover up the cracks in the lockerroom.
     
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    Neymar and Griezmann maybe...but Suarez? His teammates love him.

    Also really...'not that impressive'? Geez.
     
  9. Vasilevskiy

    Vasilevskiy I've many surnames

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  10. Ajacied

    Ajacied Stay strong Appie! ❤

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    Come to think of it, didn't Brazil once had a period they played with Rivaldo, Ronaldo, Ronaldinho and Kaka? Might have been Adriano instead of Rivaldo, but it sure was impressive.
     
  11. Duchene2MacKinnon

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    Suarez already on the team for many years been a model teammate. Neymar see Suarez. Greiz is a basket case but ego? That’s a far reach.
     
  12. The Abusement Park

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    I don't think it's far fetched to say that Griez has a pretty big ego. But chances are he will be able to keep it in check around his teammates.
     
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    Has there been any incidents on the pitch to suggests this?
     
  14. The Abusement Park

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    I don't think his big ego comes out/causes issues on the pitch. Off the pitch he does seem to think of himself pretty highly though.
     
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    I wouldn't describe him as a 'dribbler' in the classical sense. But few players have ever boasted such a devastating change of direction, particularly at speed - and so often his initial movement seemed almost lateral rather than forwards.
     
  16. Duchene2MacKinnon

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    If it’s not effecting anything on the pitch why would be an issue when he’s in Barca? I have raved about Greiz for years then trashed him. Any big incident he’s had is well documented but on the pitch he’s fine
     
  17. The Abusement Park

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    I never said it was going to be an issue on the field. But it's clear the dude has a big ego, but every elite athlete does in some way or the other so it's not a big deal.
     
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    I don´t think Suarez is especially good these days. Not sold on Griezmann´s consistency either.

    Not even close to being the best front 4 at Barcelona during Messi´s time there in my opinion - other than Barcelona not really having played with 4 forwards/AMs before. In that sense it is probably their best front 4.

    Still - that says more about what they have had in the past than the "weakness" of that front 4. Clearly a special group of players.
     
  19. Live in the Now

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    I’m glad Lovren will be sold so that our youth can play a little more. van den Berg had already played a lot last season, I think he can handle a few games.

    The fans -

    “Give the youth more minutes”

    “BUT DONT SELL THE #4 CB WHO BARELY PLAYS”
     
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    If it’s not an issue on the field who cares then? Read what the op said. Too many egos in the lineup for it to work. The other stuff is irrelevant for us
     
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    I feel like this is the bread and butter of most of the most effective dribblers in history though. I think dribbling is often confused for trickery or fancy footwork ala Ronaldinho, Neymar, young R7 etc. but it often seems like the most effective/best dribblers are just players that can change direction very quickly and keep the ball close or burst into the space they create.

    Who's saying that?
     
  22. The Abusement Park

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    I'm not saying what SEPH is, in that it won't work because of the egos. I'm just saying that it's not outrageous to say that Griez has an ego if you see how he acts off the field. Clearly he's a world class player and can put his ego aside when it matters.
     
  23. Chimaera

    Chimaera same ol' Caps

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    I think selling Lovren also relates to the respect Klopp has for players. He could keep him on the bench and in the stands for the whole season. But he knows he rather play and respects that.

    The club also know that getting a fee for him is a plus.
     
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    Fair enough
     
  25. Havre

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    What is the depth at D then? Matip and two 17 year olds you can´t even buy on Fantasy?

    Milner - van den Berg - Gomez - Fabinho

    Looks good to me.
     

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