GWT: PL matchweek 4

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  1. Cassano

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    I don't think Nzonzi is significantly better than Coquelin. I'd rather have Guendouzi and Torreira who can grow with the team.

    We need new wingers though badly. And new fullbacks + CBs. Basically the whole back 4 needs to be replaced.

     
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    .......seriously?
     
  3. spintheblackcircle

    spintheblackcircle Bye Poch

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    Spurs shouldn't havr won last week, and they shouldn't have lost today. Still highly disappointing. Would be nice if Eriksen would show up this year.
     
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    Yeah, that's what I call a hot take even though I also agree with AM. However, I suggest that Guendouzi should be coming off the bench instead.
     
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    Arsenal is still a pile of garbage.
     
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    S E P H @SEPH_WHL

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    Mind the gap, please.
     
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    Yes, Nzonzi is nothing special TBH. Great at winning the ball, but I don't see think the rest of his qualities are good enough. I don't see how his addition to Arsenal would make the team significantly better. I wouldn't start him as well.

    Coquelin is pretty underrated as well. He was having a great start for a strong Valencia team before he got knocked out long term.
     
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    Huh and just a couple months ago when this forum was briefly the centre of the world I had a Danish fan on here telling me he no longer had a problem with consistency and was basically the same level as Modric.
     
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    You don't think Nzonzi would start for Arsenal?..... over Xhaka?

    Lawd have mercy.
     
  10. Live in the Now

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    This reminds me of the years when some of us were convinced that Charlie Adam would be good enough to start for a team like Liverpool. Xhaka isn't quite that bad but he plays awfully similar and is also garbage.
     
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    Or when Henderson was the best B2B midfielder in the world. Remember that stuff?
     
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    Or Benteke scoring enough goals to get Liverpool in the top four.

    Overall point is that Xhaka is really really ****. Scoring 1 or 2 goals a season from 30 yards doesn't even come close to making up for all the bad stuff he does.

    Also N'Zonzi is a lot better than him.
     
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    N'Zonzi is also much better than Coquelin.
     
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    No, Xhaka shouldn't be starting either...
     
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    No one said anything about Xhaka starting then lol.

    I would start Ozil Torreira and Ramsey over Nzonzi though. All three are significantly better players.
     
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    Only Ozil is who is a much different olayer
     
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    Xhaka is one of the lowest IQ players I have ever watched at this level. He just makes so many terrible decisions it's unbelievable.
     
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    robertmac43 Forever 43!

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    I'm just curious as to who you support?
     
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    Xhaka should not be starting and yes that mental lapse before the half was terrible. But other than the large mistake I thought he played a solid game today.
     
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    Emery is predominantly a 4-2-3-1 coach , is he not?

    Torreira is a good player (but still a little unproven), Guendouzi is a kid , and Xhaka is a disaster.

    You're trying to tell me Nzonzi, currently in his absolute prime, wouldn't walk right into that starting lineup as a holding midfielder and be positive contributor?

    Ozil and Ramsey are entirely different players. And no, Torreira is not "significantly better" as a holding midfielder than Nzonzi. In fact, as someone who follows Serie A , I'm pretty confident Nzonzi is actually better. Maybe Torreira will surpass him eventually -- but it isn't today.

    This is a bit much.
     
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    robertmac43 Forever 43!

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    Oh I see. I now understand the anti-Arsenal stuff
     
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    LOL

    It’s not Anti-Arsenal to point out how bad they are.
     
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    I just don't think they are as bad as people everywhere make them out to be. The Man City loss is tough however it was Unai's first game at the helm and its City; and the Chelsea game was an unlucky loss. They scraped by today but they have been solid thus far.
     

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