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  1. Bailey

    Rumours Without A Link

    Id hope so. I think its ridiculous when players are signed before a manager is in place.
  2. Bailey

    Rumours Without A Link

    Apparently Sarri is about to leave Napoli 👀
  3. Bailey

    Hirving Lozano

    Yeh I know what you mean. Unless you are on the counter though, that space to cut into isnt as readily available here as it is in other countries especially when the other sides have seen the trick before. I haven't seen him play so I can only comment on what I have seen but there arent many clips where he is up against two banks of 4 in position. There can be nothing more frustrating than a winger cutting in too early and crowding the space for the central players when they should be maintaining their width (something Walcott does quite a lot). Mind you that probably shows the quality of the manager more than the player themselves! I can only go on the videos I have seen which are never anywhere near as good as a full game. His history suggests he is the right character and he plays in an area we need further depth. It will be interesting to see how he does in the WC.
  4. Bailey

    Idrissa Gana Gueye

    Until the going gets tough and he goes hiding again. IMO the only way either of these two should be getting a game is as a sole DM behind two more complete midfielders. If either of them is asked to play box to box (like Gana has) or asked to sit alongside each other, then we arent going into be in for great season.
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    Idrissa Gana Gueye

    He was my motm alongside Cahill and Azpilacueta. That second half from Kante was almost perfection. His positioning was almost faultless and he carried the ball well up the field when he had the chance and should have had an assist. Hazard was also very good but he was guilty of holding onto the ball too long on a couple of occasions. The only reason he didn' get motm in my eyes was because he was barely involved in the game. Not his fault, more his managers, but the other 3 had a hard 90 minutes and they had to grind out every minute.
  6. Which will ironically be Moore if the history of permanent caretaker managers is anything to go by!
  7. Bailey

    FA Cup Final!

    Poor game really. United at least having a go now but that' only because they have to. Chelsea have problems with Bakayoko and Fabregas. The later is always fighting the urge to get forward and the latter looks like he is remote controlled. They are basically just relying on Giroud and Hazard to muster something between them on the counter. Giroud is having a job done on him by Smalling and Jones and Hazard is feeding off scraps.
  8. Bailey

    Idrissa Gana Gueye

    I think he has been very good myself and getting better as the game goes on.
  9. Bailey

    Davy Klaassen

    I think it's a bit of everything. He isn't very quick, he isn'tt particularly strong and mentally doesn't have that aggression to make up for it. The mentality thing will be linked to confidence too so if he has a manager that believes in him and gives him that confidence we might see a player that's more aggressive, half a yard quicker and that little bit stronger.
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    Hirving Lozano

    One problem with this lad is that he looks like he only ever wants to come inside onto his right foot. In Holland he has the time and space to do that. In the PL he wont have that same opportunity. He doesnt look like a natural 1 v 1 finisher but that wouldn't bother me particularly.
  11. Bailey

    Davy Klaassen

    Yeh I think so too but I suspect I think that will also depend on whether he is deemed physical/aggressive enough to play that way.
  12. Bailey

    Marco Silva (manager)

    Some interesting highlights from the Watford v Chelsea / Arsenal / Us games: The main things I notice are that they almost always have 3 in attack, getting into the box. They play with lots of width and at the same time they do quite often get lots of men behind the ball. I don't know the stats but I would also guess they weren't great at defending corners or probably crosses either!
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    Davy Klaassen

    If we do get Silva in then I dont think Klaassen will have any excuses not to play well. It would be between him and Siggy for the "Cleverly" role in my opinion and I would say Klaassen is probably that little bit more mobile.
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    Marco Silva (manager)

    Yeh and that is generally a decent site. Here is another good video explaining his early months with Watford:
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    Marco Silva (manager)

    I hate to break your vibe but that article doesn't really know how Silva plays. His team might hunt in packs at time but nowhere near the level of press as Klopp. He plays with width and he plays on the counter. They do press but its not a high block as the article suggests. He wants intelligent players who appreciate space and make more good decisions than bad. His wing backs need to get forward and back all game. How on earth that article can say it will suit Keane is beyond me. Silva is organised, so mIght not be as bad as I have said previously, but the article suggests he needs more freedom when its quite the opposite!
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