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Everything posted by manpe

  1. 33. Emerson Palmieri

    He mostly opted to cross than go 1v1, true, but it is so understandable considering it was his first league start in a year or so and has played only bit-part minutes after joining us. I don't mind, his crosses were dangerous.
  2. 3. Marcos Alonso

    Is it wrong that I'm actually glad he's banned for 3 matches? Not 1, but 3... meaning Emerson can get a run of games finally, and what he showed was better than what Alonso has been showing in 2018.
  3. 33. Emerson Palmieri

    Promising signs, and he can cross! Got an assist for Moses' goal too. It would be a travesty if Alonso just walked back in when he gets back.
  4. Burnley 1-2 Chelsea

    Thought Bakayoko did okay today, at least an improvement on what he has been so far. Didn't cock up and had actually decent ball control at times. Overall a much better and more gritty team performance with some very good individual showings, notably Emerson, Moses and Cahill - all three very good and solid. Pedro I also thought did very well, linked things up in 1st half and had that full pitch run, but faded toward the end as he got more tired. Kante, class as always, ran the midfield and the way he always gives the right vertical pass to the right man and the pace with which he drives forward is great to see.
  5. Burnley 1-2 Chelsea

    Moses has been great today
  6. Burnley 1-2 Chelsea

    I'm absolutely loving Emerson, what a breath of fresh air
  7. Burnley 1-2 Chelsea

    Hazard and Willian dropped(rested?). Bakayoko making a comeback which makes me nervous. Midfield as always looks weak, hopefully Kante carries us. Will be interesting to see how Giroud and Morata line up, 2 up front or Morata dropping deep? All eyes on Emerson though, this is his moment, the most exciting part of this line-up. Bench looks strong as well having many (quality) options. Oh and Cahill in the middle might be giving me nervous breakdowns, but hopefully has one of his rare commanding games. This is our chance to maintain some hope and take advantage of spurs' slip up. This lot better not fuck this up. Sent from my Nexus 5X using Tapatalk
  8. 3. Marcos Alonso

    I guess that didn't work well, hardly silenced anyone on here. I'll repeat the popular opinion: He's there only because of his goals and free-kicks. Since when have we started taking TOTYs as a measure of greatness anyway? Most times they are farcical.
  9. Wulfert van Ginkel

    If he could stay injury free then I wouldn't mind him replacing one of our shitty midfielders. I haven't seen him play in Holland, don't know what he's about at all, but if the club is not willing to spend big on high class midfielders, then it would not be hard for him to be an upgrade on anybody and it would cost us nothing. Sell Fab and Baka, use the money to buy a high quality partner to Kante. Then bring Van Ginkel back and have him and Drinksy be backups. Why not? Though I'm afraid the club will put too much faith in Baka and force the coaches to keep him because of his age and what he costed (need to up the resale value before actually selling, atm he's worth nothing).
  10. 9. Álvaro Morata

    Wouldn't be so crazy if Allegri were to takeover Yeah, it would be crazy. You must assume a player of his quality has some ambition.
  11. 9. Álvaro Morata

    What would be the point? Dybala would never sign for us.
  12. Michy Batshuayi

    WC starts in 2 months, is it possible to recover this quikcly from ligament damage?
  13. 3. Marcos Alonso

    Tbf it was his cross to Giroud.
  14. The Conte Thread

    Look, we can bring shit examples from both seasons and have endless discussions. Let's just appreciate we finally won today.
  15. The Conte Thread

    Giroud was allowed to score those goals because we were attacking their box and creating chances. In 15/16 we wouldn't have been able to penetrate in any way even, 0 shots on goal would have been another day in the office.
  16. The Conte Thread

    Nah mate I'm just kidding. You have every right to have that opinion, but in my mind personally 15/16 was far worse. At least we never were 1 point above relegation at any time this season and it was clear we were out of CL by October that season. This season we started dropping from 2nd place to 5th (for now), in 15/16 we had to climb from 17th(!!!!) to 10th... that was just unbelievable for defending champions. For me, those seasons are comparable only in the slightest, 15/16 was an absolute disaster in terms of results, table positions and performances were also much worse.
  17. 21. Davide Zappacosta

    I can't help it, Zap's performance turned me into this
  18. The Conte Thread

    You're talking as if we had no good games in 2017/18. So fuck you.
  19. 21. Davide Zappacosta

    It's not like putting asterisks between f and -ing makes them oblivious to what you said. But I digress, was just curious.
  20. 21. Davide Zappacosta

    Just curious, why are you censoring 'fucking'?
  21. The Conte Thread

    Go fuck yourself perhaps.
  22. Southampton 2-3 Chelsea

    FUCK YEAH!! GET IN! Great comeback
  23. 22. Willian

    United's right wing side is problematic, they have stockpiled left wingers but no one on the right. Giving them a natural right winger, a Mourinho favourite to add to that, would be a dumb move. Selling him to those bastards shouldn't even be discussed, especially with the form Willian has displayed proving that under the right circumstances he can be deadly.
  24. Would not be too fussed if he left. His attitude stinks and has actually regressed. Question is can we replace him adequately?
  25. 7. N'Golo Kante

    When Torres in 2011 went for 50m, Mendy now 60m, Morata 70m, Van Dijk 75m, Pogba 90m, then Kante is 100m+ easily. Those same fuckers paid world record fee over 200m for the most overrated wanker in history, "valuation too high" for a genuine quality player lmao