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What attacking midfielder would you buy and why ?

Discussion in 'Transfer Forum' started by Garrett, Jan 6, 2018.

  1. ROCCO

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    Coutinho is a fantastic talent but were much better side points wise without him.
    Think it was 1.70 with and 2.35 without per Game average
     
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    If you would rather Brookes than the likes of Madison who I personally thought was super for Leicester then I'm glad you aren't on our scouting network
     
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    Would that not be down to getting in a top keeper, Robertson settled in last year, VVD and Fabinho settled in this year rather than by simply taking Coutinho out of the team?
     
  4. ROCCO

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    It was based on the time he left in Jan compared to first 20 games since August .
     
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    His departure coincided with VVD arriving didn't it? I do think there's something in it that we can play more as a team without him. I know he used to score a few absolute stunners but the amount of shots he used to take from outside the box was quite ridiculous.
     
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    Coutinho is a very good player but lets be honest he is not world class.
     
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    Correct Van arrived Jan 2018 and Coutinho left the same Jan .
    If I remember correctly ? our defensive record was very similar for the rest of the season , then I could be wrong .
    Personally thought he was taking to many impossible shots outside the box than looking for the killer pass .
    When he was on form we were unstoppable at time but when he wasn’t we suffered.
     
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    Forget about the pot shots. Its his guile and quality on the ball as well as his eye for playing through some perfectly weighted balls. His rate of goals per pot shots came down considerably each season I think.

    I'd have him back tomorrow or preferably the morning of either the Old Trafford or Goodison games.
     
  9. Garrett

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    He hasn't set the world on fire since moving to Barca, but would he be (or even appear to be) a better player, if he was still at LFC ?

    Until we find a suitable alternative, we have a gap as a result of his departure and while you are right, he's not world class, he was still a very good player and we could have used him this season.
     
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    Good player who I have not thought of once this season myself.
     

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