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  1. Aymeric Laporte

    Don't mean this in a rude way, but ESPN is terrible source for anything soccer related.
  2. The European Leagues & Competitions Thread V2

    I would not say he is much more consistent than hazard, if at all, but that is my opinion. Are there any others you think are more consistent?
  3. The European Leagues & Competitions Thread V2

    I think you proved his point by saying there "a few" players that produce more regularly. A few is tiny amount for all the players in Europe. Also, only naming Sanchez proves his point as well. There's not many...And even then, just like every footballer, Sanchez goes through spurts.
  4. The English Football Thread

    Looked really bad. Was in a lot pain and was strerchered off. Hope he's okay.
  5. 6. Nathan Aké

    I understand the point you're trying to make, but to call Cahill proactive makes me wonder if you really understand the definitions of it....
  6. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

    Definitely starting to think he'd be brilliant there. Still wonder if he would want to be in that position long-term though
  7. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

    I ended up catching the game and brilliant stamina shown today. Some of the runs he made at the end of the game were incredible. Starting to warm up more to him as a wingback, it's where he played today. I think his decision making is excellent and his final ball/passes in the final third are good too. Needs to work on his finishing though. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  8. Alexis Sanchez

    My biggest critique of him is that he gives the ball away in dangerous situations way too often. You want him as far away from your own goal as possible. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  9. The English Football Thread

    Would be a really good game to watch to see the Ox there and sanchez in a similar formation to ours. I'll have to catch it later
  10. The English Football Thread

    Anybody watching the arsenal vs Middlesbrough game? I can't watch it but according to the PL app, it seems arsenal are playing 3 in the back, possibly with Monreal and the Ox as wingbacks. Was wondering if this is true or if they just have the formation wrong? And how does the Ox look as a wingback if he is there?
  11. 3. Marcos Alonso

    the following is about Cahill....I definitely disagree with that. I think that he often just has a lot of time and space when he gets the ball. He always makes the simple pass either to a center mid or to Luiz or to Alonso on the left. That's about it. But when he doesn't have that space to dribble the ball into or the time to make simplest of passes, he greatly struggles. If he is under any type of pressure he often boots it away, he definitely isn't calm in those situations. There are times and every single game where he should be keeping the ball, but is not comfortable enough to do so. There's also times where he needs to make a more advancing pass, but he only makes the simple short pass because that is what he's comfortable with and is able to do. He really limits us in possession
  12. 3. Marcos Alonso

    Exactly, we can't just be happy with the status quo. It's the same with how Cahill has been performing pretty well recently, but he has massive limitations. Cahill is very poor in possession and is overly passive in defending (among other things). Alonso is very slow and gets skinned often around the edge. He also is sometimes a little predictable. That is not taking away from the great things he brings to the team, because he is vital part at the moment. Like you said, if we are to take the next step as a team, we have to improve.
  13. General Transfer Talk

    I love him as a player. He has so much passion too. There's been a few times he's gotten really frustrated at the lack of effort from his fellow Arsenal players. He wants to win. I see more as a CM though. I think that's his best position. But I am not sure if he would fit in the best in our current formation there. I just think he could be limited at RWB, although I think he could be good there. What are your thoughts about him as a CM? And do you think he would be too limited as a RWB?
  14. 28. César Azpilicueta

    Agree with you and@manpe. He takes the ball and dribbles forward with it quite often. That automatically makes the defending team adjust their position. It opens up more space than is easily seen. He's brilliant at taking it forward in to the space and finding the right pass. And more often than not, it's the right pass. It creates a little overload on that right side, and is especially important when we are attacking with numbers.