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  1. Chelsea 2-3 Burnley

    Was my previous post in this thread deleted without notice? Are you fucking kidding me?
  2. General Transfer Talk

    I still can't add users to the ignore list. I'm directed to the page below on mobile. I haven't received anything via the contact us option after multiple attempts.
  3. General Transfer Talk

    Would really like to see some link to Kondogbia at Inter. He's apparently available and pining for a move out of Italy.
  4. Virgil Van Dijk

    If this is at all still true and we land him - I give up trying to figure out the formation Conte plans on using. I don't rate Azpili as a wingback. He's so, so much more effective as a right side CB. But Van Dijk with Luiz and even Cahill next to him makes a formidable tandem. It's certainly a good problem to have so much depth in defense and is laying the groundwork for the future. I still believe Zouma will have a place next year too. £50m is a good price all things considered.
  5. Charly Musonda Jr.

    Players need to play. You need to see them and have enough tape on them to determine if they're worth further investment or time developing. You can only learn so much from having them in practice or playing sparsely during a season. Look at Aké. He played, was recalled, and then sold for £20m where he's going to start and be a critical piece for Howe and Bournemouth this year. That doesn't mean he's good enough to start for a club in Europe battling on four fronts, but he went out, did the work and is now set to heavily contribute. That's really all you can ask for from a young player. We just have to hope one of them develops into a player at the caliber required at this level. We deemed Ake and Chalobah not good enough. RLC and Zouma are on big top flight loans and will be revisited next year. Musonda, Baker and Christensen are now up and we get to see if or how they're going to be used and tested. I think this is the right way to go about this process. You just have to get lucky with talent which is something everyone in the country is struggling with. This is not solely a Chelsea Football Club dilemma.
  6. Charly Musonda Jr.

    One games worth of highlights does not make a player. That's completely moronic logic. To then use that as a metric while shitting on Willian...I can't even. He's talented and it's nice that he's seemingly sticking around this year. But let's keep expectations in check. He's very, very raw and returned last December for more than just not clicking with managerial changes.
  7. The Conte Thread

    Yes, only. Midfield is a concern but I think someone will come in. I'm not worried there. More than a month remaining to remedy this, and with the prices in the current market for wealthy clubs, negotiations are more complicated. We'll see if anything happens with Sanches. Personally, Inter are signing Vecino from Fiorentina mext week and that may put Kondogbia well behind their starting eleven. We could do much, much worse than signing another young French midfielder. I think he needs to get out of Italy. Wingback depth exist, it's just inexperienced players unfortunately. Again, we'll see what happens before September.
  8. 2. Antonio Rudiger

    Being a squad player on a title winning side competing in four competitions is better than playing for Roma where the best you can finish is 2nd behind Juve. Realistically, Roma are behind Napoli, Milan and maybe even Inter after this summer. They'll struggle dealing with the CL again too. Last year our entire defensive had years worth of experience in the Premier League. Every single player. Rudgier is still young and is obviously a player for the future. This first season in a new league and country is a learning and adjusting phase more than anything. There's nothing wrong with working him in slowly.
  9. The Conte Thread

    What? There are players out injured. He has pieces to work with, they're just not currently available. Why are so many people so quick to leap to the absolute worst case regarding the squad? And mentioning Poch and Spurs as leading by some example? Again, what? Spurs have one trophy in the last sixteen seasons under Levy's ownership. Is that considered a success because they don't spend money? Ridiculous
  10. Chelsea 1-2 Inter Milan

    Fair criticism for both players. However, those shortcomings clearly overshadow their positives. You could make the same claims for Kyle Walker on the right - who I don't rate at all. Wingback is a difficult position to nail down with specifics because it's such a wide ranging role switching from defender to attacker. Max effort at both ends is the least you can ask for, but a lot depends on your supporting teammates. Fabregas definitely leaves a lot more work for everyone defending wide which we saw in all three of these games on tour. One thing I'm confident of is that Chamberlain doesn't solve anything anywhere within the first team. He would be an addition, but that's about it. Another option off the bench that could hopefully figure something out and take that next step if he were be purchased.
  11. Chelsea 1-2 Inter Milan

    There is a clear overreaction online on the state of the wingbacks. It's become something people have attached themselves to and are now just running with. Moses and Alonso are capable of playing at a higher level than what we've seen in these three games, but I don't think Moses was nearly as poor as people are making out. Alonso looks like he's simply lacking match fitness. I'm really not stressed at all about either player at either position. We'll see how their minutes are handled for the early cup games; how some of the fringe youth may be integrated; or if someone(s) are added before the 1st. I would be much more concerned with the lack of depth in the middle. This Fabregas situation in a mid two is disastrous. He doesn't have the legs or skill set to occupy the space required to make it click. If he plays he needs to stay put in the middle of the park and just kick balls forward. Restrict his running if at all possible. He doesn't play for me without two players behind him. Absolutely nothing more than a substitute for games were we're not dominating possession. Also a bit puzzled at the lack of time given to Baker and Christensen during this tour. Not sure what to make of that. Need to see more of each of them. Likely cup players at this point. The good over these three games (beside no major injuries) has been Batshuayi looking hungry and the surprising depth with wide youth players that as of now are sticking around. We'll see if that lasts over the next month.
  12. General Transfer Talk

    Rudgier is not starting. At least not anytime soon. Fabregas is not starting, period, because that makes no sense for the formation that has been a proven winner and has been deployed for the first two games thus far. Personally think Hazard is wasted when not played wide or in a front three to overlap a striker. People need to stop trying to get creative and realize we've replaced three players this summer and each of their positions will remain the same. Costa ▶️ Morata Matic ▶️ Bakayoko Terry ▶️ Rudgier Also... Zouma ▶️ Christensen
  13. 15. Victor Moses

    ??? RVP wasn't talented? He's one of Arsenal's all time top goalscorers. He was excellent. And Cech didn't transfer across town eleven years ago.
  14. Renato Sanches

    You're talking straight nonsense. He's 19 years old for Christ sake and none of his tape at Bayern reflects anything close to the player you're describing. His good will from Euros is long gone now. Have you perhaps confused him with Luka Modric? Because the Renato Sanches you're describing only exists in your videogames.
  15. Alex Sandro

    Yes. How do you place someone on your ignore list? I've asked the admin staff via pm but received no response.