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Title: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: sixymack on October 20, 2017, 10:25:52 PM
This post may be as popular as a fart in an elevator but here goes lol

I still believe Ron can do a great job here.  I personally enjoy his bluntness.  He does not hide and says it how it is (most of the time).

He really tried to adapt and switch things up yesterday.  The onus lies on the players to perform on the pitch.

The new signings need to play at a higher level and show that they have earned their lucrative contracts.

Obviously Lukaku leaving was bad and losing Barry was also a critical blow.

I would not like us to follow the usual premier league model and fire Ron straight away.  Let's see what happens in January and let him see through till the end of the season and then reassess our position.
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: BlueForYou on October 20, 2017, 10:36:29 PM
I'm in

Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: MmmBlueRamirez on October 20, 2017, 10:48:15 PM
I appreciate all he achieved as a player.

Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: KoemansNumberTens on October 20, 2017, 10:49:14 PM
Whoever is responsible for signing rooney, klassen, Sigurdsson, Morgan and martina needs to go. We don't know if it's Walsh or koeman but whoever built this squad has performed ineptly

If koeman has had little to do with it then you've got to concede Walsh has fucked him cos you can't actually pick a decent 11 from our squad. If they are koemans picks though, and I suspect they are, then he's no excuses

Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: everton1952 on October 20, 2017, 10:51:47 PM
I agree with everything said by all four of you.
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: Cereal Killer on October 20, 2017, 10:52:26 PM
I appreciate the fact he likes a good holiday, who doesn't?!
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: Evertonian in NC on October 20, 2017, 10:56:00 PM
I am almost certain the Rooney thing was his baby, and he needs to answer for it.
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: Major Clanger on October 20, 2017, 10:59:34 PM
He does not hide...errm, yes, he does. All the time.
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: Trowel on October 20, 2017, 11:00:51 PM
Thanks to Ronald I didn't bother watching the first half last night, so my wife appreciated having the telly. Cheers Ron.
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: Faceatthefence on October 20, 2017, 11:01:35 PM
Whoever is responsible for signing rooney, klassen, Sigurdsson, Morgan and martina needs to go. We don't know if it's Walsh or koeman but whoever built this squad has performed ineptly

If koeman has had little to do with it then you've got to concede Walsh has fucked him cos you can't actually pick a decent 11 from our squad. If they are koemans picks though, and I suspect they are, then he's no excuses
Moshiri confirmed that the signings were RK,s on sky sport
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: 74Blue on October 20, 2017, 11:01:44 PM
The fact is that this is now HIS TEAM. He can no longer hide behind the excuse that It's the pile of shite that Martinez left him. He has been given the backing to go out and sign players that he wanted to improve the squad. It clearly isn't working and if we don't pull the trigger soon, we could be left languishing at the wrong end of the table, out of all cup competitions. We could end up playing Championship football at Bramley Moore, and nobody wants that.
You have to look at our current squad and ask yourself, out of the current squad, which players would you back to roll up their sleeves and battle their way out of a relegation dogfight. I don't see any at present.
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: boothill on October 20, 2017, 11:11:48 PM
This post may be as popular as a fart in an elevator but here goes lol

I still believe Ron can do a great job here.  I personally enjoy his bluntness.  He does not hide and says it how it is (most of the time).

He really tried to adapt and switch things up yesterday.  The onus lies on the players to perform on the pitch.

The new signings need to play at a higher level and show that they have earned their lucrative contracts.

Obviously Lukaku leaving was bad and losing Barry was also a critical blow.

I would not like us to follow the usual premier league model and fire Ron straight away.  Let's see what happens in January and let him see through till the end of the season and then reassess our position.
I admire your optimism
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: TheRam on October 20, 2017, 11:12:58 PM
Just what we need.

Another Koeman thread.
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: BlueBeagle on October 20, 2017, 11:14:20 PM
What a manager
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: everton1952 on October 20, 2017, 11:16:06 PM
He is all we have got, and his wife loves him.
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: ajax_andy on October 20, 2017, 11:28:02 PM
I do like his bluntness, I feel he's a proper authoritarian type manager and we needed that after Martinez.  He also got the players fit and despite the terrible form the players still look like they are battling hard out there.

Sadly his man management has destroyed the confidence of Keane, Williams, Klaassen and Schneiderlin.  He's also refused to play Davies from the start most weeks despite him looking like our best player, and has frozen Lookman out fro what seems like no reason and at detriment to the team.  There's a million other examples of this man management self destruction too, so whilst his bluntness and attitude was a positivity at the start it's not any more.  I liked it and I do think it has its place, I in fact wish more managers were like this and player power wasn't so big.  However what I liked about it will and has become his ultimate downfall as our manager.
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: Thomas on October 21, 2017, 04:07:32 AM
Unless we can get someone clearly better, I can't see the point right now in giving him the bullet
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: ally2 on October 21, 2017, 04:44:15 AM
I like him too and think he will turn it around. I like his bluntness. I think that in this age, most managers probably have a contempt for the average football fan and why not?  They (fans) all think they know the answers, they boo and groan, they moan on phone ins and social media, they dig out amateur tactics and stats, and they expect their clubs staff to do all the media stuff and be all nice and funny/engaging. The vast majority know jizz all about anything close to top flight football and, from an outsider looking in, must be a right pain in the arse. And that includes me.
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: Gash on October 21, 2017, 04:56:30 AM
Can't say I'm that taken by him, he certainly doesn't engage that well with fans but that's not really something that's important to me. As long as a manager is getting results on the pitch I'm not too bothered what they're like away from it, a connection to the fans and club is an added bonus but right now Koeman's getting neither.

I wouldn't be surprised or too disappointed if he was sacked but I'd rather he turned things around and we got sorted out. A new manager brings all sorts of upheaval, especially if it's someone like Unsworth as a temp until the end of the season. All that means is we don't move forward until the end of the season and can't really plan anything until we know who's going to be the new manager and even if it was Unsworth I can't see him, BK, Moshiri and Elstone having the pulling power for the level of player we'd want.

Even if we appoint a new permanent manager it will bring a lot of upheaval, he'll want his own players in, there will be others here that he won't want so it'll mean another squad overhaul and potentially another 2 or 3 transfer windows to get to that stage. What happens if the next guy ends up where we are now after 18 months?

Probably a bit 'sitting on the fence' there but in short I'd rather he sorted and we have some success as soon as possible but if he sacked then so be it and I can totally see the reasons why, I just hope it doesn't set us back another couple of years.
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: Jamokachi on October 21, 2017, 05:13:07 AM
I want him to turn it around, because I want Everton to succeed. If he goes, I won't lose any sleep over it, but I'd prefer the former.
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: TheTone on October 21, 2017, 05:20:31 AM
Ronald is sound and we're finishing 7th, get over it
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: Thomas on October 21, 2017, 05:35:31 AM
Can't say I'm that taken by him, he certainly doesn't engage that well with fans but that's not really something that's important to me. As long as a manager is getting results on the pitch I'm not too bothered what they're like away from it, a connection to the fans and club is an added bonus but right now Koeman's getting neither.

I wouldn't be surprised or too disappointed if he was sacked but I'd rather he turned things around and we got sorted out. A new manager brings all sorts of upheaval, especially if it's someone like Unsworth as a temp until the end of the season. All that means is we don't move forward until the end of the season and can't really plan anything until we know who's going to be the new manager and even if it was Unsworth I can't see him, BK, Moshiri and Elstone having the pulling power for the level of player we'd want.

Even if we appoint a new permanent manager it will bring a lot of upheaval, he'll want his own players in, there will be others here that he won't want so it'll mean another squad overhaul and potentially another 2 or 3 transfer windows to get to that stage. What happens if the next guy ends up where we are now after 18 months?

Probably a bit 'sitting on the fence' there but in short I'd rather he sorted and we have some success as soon as possible but if he sacked then so be it and I can totally see the reasons why, I just hope it doesn't set us back another couple of years.
This basically. Good post.

Moyes had a mare in 03/04 nearly getting us relegated but he learnt from it.

Unless we can get an absolute top class replacement I see no point in giving him the bullet. As long as he simplifies his tactics, learns some lessons about man management and attitude and reverts to 442 and putting a balance side out in their proper positions.
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: toffee_scot on October 21, 2017, 06:57:04 PM
I wouldn't be surprised or too disappointed if he was sacked but I'd rather he turned things around and we got sorted out. A new manager brings all sorts of upheaval, especially if it's someone like Unsworth as a temp until the end of the season. All that means is we don't move forward until the end of the season and can't really plan anything until we know who's going to be the new manager and even if it was Unsworth I can't see him, BK, Moshiri and Elstone having the pulling power for the level of player we'd want.

Even if we appoint a new permanent manager it will bring a lot of upheaval, he'll want his own players in, there will be others here that he won't want so it'll mean another squad overhaul and potentially another 2 or 3 transfer windows to get to that stage. What happens if the next guy ends up where we are now after 18 months?

I thought this was why the Director of Football position was supposed to be implemented and to provide a bit of continuity and stability on the footballing side even when a club goes through a relatively high turnover of managers like Watford or Chelsea. However it sounds like our Director of Football is more a 'glorified chief scout' rather than someone who helps direct the footballing side of things at the club unless Kenwright and Moshiri have given him a larger remit with more responsibility.
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: SANA_DR0 on October 21, 2017, 07:25:22 PM
I appreciate that he's had a shave for the Arsenal pre match press conference.

his stubble made him look like he had hit the drink and cannabis hard, also made his face look fatter,, not sure if he has gained weight from stress or was due to his stubble.
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: Ridge on October 21, 2017, 07:42:25 PM
Tells it like it is, used to mean someone who would tell the truth even when difficult.

Nowadays it seems to mean someone who talks a load of bollocks.
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: Goaljira on October 21, 2017, 09:24:49 PM
Can't say I'm that taken by him, he certainly doesn't engage that well with fans but that's not really something that's important to me. As long as a manager is getting results on the pitch I'm not too bothered what they're like away from it, a connection to the fans and club is an added bonus but right now Koeman's getting neither.

I wouldn't be surprised or too disappointed if he was sacked but I'd rather he turned things around and we got sorted out. A new manager brings all sorts of upheaval, especially if it's someone like Unsworth as a temp until the end of the season. All that means is we don't move forward until the end of the season and can't really plan anything until we know who's going to be the new manager and even if it was Unsworth I can't see him, BK, Moshiri and Elstone having the pulling power for the level of player we'd want.

Even if we appoint a new permanent manager it will bring a lot of upheaval, he'll want his own players in, there will be others here that he won't want so it'll mean another squad overhaul and potentially another 2 or 3 transfer windows to get to that stage. What happens if the next guy ends up where we are now after 18 months?

Probably a bit 'sitting on the fence' there but in short I'd rather he sorted and we have some success as soon as possible but if he sacked then so be it and I can totally see the reasons why, I just hope it doesn't set us back another couple of years.

I think the main problem is that everyone expects him to fuck off the summer after next when his contract ends even if he does do well, so if he's doing shite like he is now then whats the point in seeing it out if he's not the long term solution anyway?
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: Gash on October 21, 2017, 09:53:47 PM
I think the main problem is that everyone expects him to fuck off the summer after next when his contract ends even if he does do well, so if he's doing shite like he is now then whats the point in seeing it out if he's not the long term solution anyway?

Yeah, he might well do but that's purely guesswork and assumptions. The flipside is given his record where else is he going to go? He's one of the best paid managers in the world and we're probably his level at the moment, none of the clubs above us or a similar level abroad are going to come in for him and short of winning the Champions League with us he's never getting the Barca job as his style would never fit theirs. If he wants a bigger job he's going to have to do far better here and he's not going to do that over the next 18 months even if he does turn things round in the next few games. He could do worse than to get us winning, sign a two or three year extension and challenging the top 4/6, we're one of the best placed clubs to offer that chance as he's not going to get handed a 'winning' club on a plate.
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: everton1952 on October 21, 2017, 09:59:36 PM
Yeah, he might well do but that's purely guesswork and assumptions. The flipside is given his record where else is he going to go? He's one of the best paid managers in the world and we're probably his level at the moment, none of the clubs above us or a similar level abroad are going to come in for him and short of winning the Champions League with us he's never getting the Barca job as his style would never fit theirs. If he wants a bigger job he's going to have to do far better here and he's not going to do that over the next 18 months even if he does turn things round in the next few games. He could do worse than to get us winning, sign a two or three year extension and challenging the top 4/6, we're one of the best placed clubs to offer that chance as he's not going to get handed a 'winning' club on a plate.
Absolutely. I look forward to seeing his Dutch gob break into a smile after a few good results to see us half way up the table.
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: eyesalwaysblue on October 21, 2017, 10:14:16 PM
Ronald is sound and we're finishing 7th, get over it
7th would be great from the sump we're in.
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: Evertonian in NC on October 21, 2017, 10:21:48 PM
Even a new manager that the players don't despise would have trouble clawing back up to 9th-10th.
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: TheTone on October 21, 2017, 10:30:59 PM
I liked the stubble on him, all for a bit of facial hair on my men
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: Ridge on October 21, 2017, 10:31:38 PM
We're 8 games in and we're only 5 points to 5th place. Koeman will be performing miracles to save us from relegation in a month.

We've literally gone from wanting Martinez out for not getting CL, despite quality of squad. To Koeman doing a good job to finish 10th after adding £240m of players to the squad.
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: Ell Capitan on October 21, 2017, 11:55:20 PM
We've literally gone from wanting Martinez out for not getting CL, despite quality of squad. To Koeman doing a good job to finish 10th after adding £240m of players to the squad.

No we wanted Martinez out because he took a top 6 team to one flirting with relegation. And because he was fucking shite.
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: Ridge on October 21, 2017, 11:56:44 PM
No we wanted Martinez out because he took a top 6 team to one flirting with relegation. And because he was fucking shite.

And with a better team, it's different now because...?
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: Ell Capitan on October 21, 2017, 11:59:14 PM
And with a better team, it's different now because...?

Im not sure what your overall point is, I was just correcting the bit about Martinez.
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: Ridge on October 22, 2017, 12:02:09 AM
Im not sure what your overall point is, I was just correcting the bit about Martinez.

Yeah, I was pointing out it didn't really make sense.

As we have far more resources and it's the same situation with Koeman.
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: Evertonian in NC on October 22, 2017, 12:04:51 AM
Definitely in Talking Heads "same as it ever was" territory
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: Martip on October 22, 2017, 01:59:38 AM
The only thing this guys done well imo is getting rid of dead wood. The problem is the stance he used in doing Thatcher has used on the established players and demotivated them.
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: eyesalwaysblue on October 22, 2017, 05:03:43 AM
Definitely in Talking Heads "same as it ever was" territory
Or "road to nowhere"
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: Major Clanger on October 22, 2017, 05:50:57 AM
Or "road to nowhere"

I raise you "Psycho killer, qu'est-ce que c'est".

I can't seem to face up to the facts
I'm tense and nervous and I can't relax
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: MmmBlueRamirez on October 22, 2017, 02:13:37 PM
The only thing this guys done well imo is getting rid of dead wood. The problem is the stance he used in doing Thatcher has used on the established players and demotivated them.

Maggie?
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: Toddacelli on October 22, 2017, 02:27:39 PM
The only thing this guys done well imo is getting rid of dead wood. The problem is the stance he used in doing Thatcher has used on the established players and demotivated them.




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Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: sixymack on October 22, 2017, 09:39:07 PM
Oh Dear.  Fuck off Ron, even I can't see a glimmer of hope.  Please take Big Dunc as well.  He already made a career of collecting a paycheck from the bench.
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: Bluedylan on October 22, 2017, 09:40:40 PM
Binning this delusional thread?
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: smellybum on October 22, 2017, 09:43:07 PM
I would appreciate him if he went straight to his office and wrote a resignation letter and packed his stuff up and went.
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: Ridge on October 22, 2017, 09:47:37 PM
Oh Dear.  Fuck off Ron, even I can't see a glimmer of hope.  Please take Big Dunc as well.  He already made a career of collecting a paycheck from the bench.

Big Dunc what?
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: Redartin on October 23, 2017, 03:42:58 AM
I dug out this thread from the past and read a few pages

https://www.nsno.co.uk/forums/index.php?topic=54238.0

looks like he wasn't first choice with a number of people back then.
 
Have a read see what you said. SOME WILL BE EMBARRASED.
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: BlueMaquis on October 23, 2017, 04:30:13 AM
I appreciate his ability to make fucktons of money from a minimal managerial skillset. Can't say I wouldn't do the same if I were him.
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: gizzblue on October 23, 2017, 05:07:47 AM
Id appreciate him if he held his hands up stopped blaming everything but himself and fucked off .
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: bacon sarnie on October 25, 2017, 01:45:03 AM
'In a sense Koemanís failure at Everton says little about how he would fare at Barcelona, but scar tissue tends to accumulate and it will, understandably, count against him. Itís not a coincidence that he has never looked better as a manager than he did at Ajax when they won the league in 2004. In that regard, his career has never fully recovered from a tackle by Zlatan Ibrahimovic on his Ajax team-mate Rafael van der Vaart in a friendly between Sweden and Holland in August 2004. Van der Vaart was injured and blamed Ibrahimovic, exposing fault-lines in the dressing room and placing pressure on the already fraught relationship between Koeman and his sporting director, Van Gaal. Ibrahimovic was sold to Juventus in the ensuing mess and, without a striker, Ajax collapsed.

Koeman resigned the following February and, although he won the league with PSV two years later, it feels as though he has been seeking another Ajax ever since.' Guardian

 :badum:


Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: Ridge on October 25, 2017, 04:03:16 AM
Actually felt this was about as classy as he has been. Although he always seems to chose photos where he looks like he's breaking wind.

I get the impression he had certain contractual targets he would have been struggling to satisfy, but he would hold on until then what ever the cost. So he was fighting his corner and now it's like 'but ok, I got my money, no hard feelings'.

https://twitter.com/RonaldKoeman/status/922756068517740544
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: blargins on October 25, 2017, 08:32:17 AM
I dug out this thread from the past and read a few pages

https://www.nsno.co.uk/forums/index.php?topic=54238.0

looks like he wasn't first choice with a number of people back then.
 
Have a read see what you said. SOME WILL BE EMBARRASED.

I thought I might be embarrassed. But glad to see I'm not.
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: Duncs_a_legend on October 25, 2017, 09:24:10 PM
I dug out this thread from the past and read a few pages

https://www.nsno.co.uk/forums/index.php?topic=54238.0

looks like he wasn't first choice with a number of people back then.
 
Have a read see what you said. SOME WILL BE EMBARRASED.

Ye I'm pretty much in the same boat now as I was then, I didn't really have a clear favourite for any available established manager at the time either. I Didn't want Koeman back then as I thought he was boring and underwhelming, I actually called him 'Moyesesque', which I can now see is harsh on Moyes.

One thing I definitely didn't consider back then was Unsworth taking charge, so that's definitely changed as he's now my favourite for the job.
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: BlueForYou on October 25, 2017, 11:02:26 PM
I wanted Bilic - is that embarrassing?

Next to be fired? He has a pretty good team at West Ham!





Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: Ridge on October 26, 2017, 01:54:45 AM
I wanted Bilic - is that embarrassing?

Next to be fired? He has a pretty good team at West Ham!

 :Howard:
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: bacon sarnie on October 26, 2017, 12:13:29 PM
I wanted Bilic - is that embarrassing?

Next to be fired? He has a pretty good team at West Ham!

Beat Spurs!
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: BlueForYou on October 26, 2017, 02:19:23 PM
Love Slav - he's gonna turn it around!

Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: Audrey Horne on October 26, 2017, 10:52:26 PM
Love Slav - he's gonna turn it around!



Hope not
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: BlueForYou on October 26, 2017, 11:53:52 PM
Ex Everton player, Audrey - he understands us, blow him a kiss

Not that he played many games for us! He's a lawyer/barrister, y'know



Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: van der Meyde on October 27, 2017, 01:06:09 AM
He's gone up in his estimations for the way he's dealt with this.

I do wonder if he'd have been given a little more slack from the fans if he'd articulated clearly his thoughts on Giroud/Rooney/Vlasic before today.
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: GLewis on October 27, 2017, 01:14:52 AM
He's gone up in his estimations for the way he's dealt with this.

I do wonder if he'd have been given a little more slack from the fans if he'd articulated clearly his thoughts on Giroud/Rooney/Vlasic before today.

Yes I donít know whether he thought that was obvious or didnít want to be seen to be overtly not happy with what happened.

But he ended up doing nothing, really.
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: eyesalwaysblue on October 27, 2017, 01:20:02 AM
It would have all been  "But Ok" if it wasn't for that pesky Giroud
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: gizzblue on October 27, 2017, 01:21:21 AM
It would have all been  "But Ok" if it wasn't for that pesky Giroud
I doubt even Giroud would have lifted the desoerate ego that was Koeman .
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: eyesalwaysblue on October 27, 2017, 01:47:38 AM
I doubt even Giroud would have lifted the desoerate ego that was Koeman .
The things he was doing towards the end made many think he was after the sack for the payout, but him whinging the way he is now points that they were his best efforts to the end, should have gone much sooner,but at least he went before he had any more money to spend.
Title: Re: Ronald Koeman Appreciation Thread
Post by: BlueForYou on October 27, 2017, 01:49:41 AM
He would have had more a fighting chance with Giroud/Costa, that's for sure, or even a prolific U23 goalscorer to turn to - Koeman could not have been more clearer about needing a striker

But there we go, somebody else's problem - move on, January will be interesting with more money to spend (?)