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August 04, 2016, 03:33:28 AM
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Looking forward to seeing how Alderweireld and Vertonghen fare.

Will good defenders cover Roberto's tactical shortcomings or will he drag the defense down to his level?

August 04, 2016, 05:43:34 AM
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Hoping he teaches them things to take back to Spurs

[At a Spurs training session]

Pochettino: What are you doing?

Alderweireld: Roberto told me to... [interrupted with a loud SLAP!].

Pochettino: Don't listen to anything Roberto tells you. Ever.

[End scene]
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August 27, 2016, 03:56:17 AM
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Apparently, Ralf Rangnick was one of the finalists for this job but Martinez beat him out.

Rangnick must sit around all day wondering what he has to do to get a job ahead of Martinez since this is the second time this has happened to him. I guess tactical nous doesn't count for much on the market.

Edit: I feel bad for Ralf because he kind of seems destined to be under-appreciated forever. He might not have gotten us in with Lukaku and Deulofeu, but I think he would have been a much better manager for us overall and he would have finally received some well-deserved appreciation outside of Germany.
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August 27, 2016, 06:52:47 AM
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He's probably not helped that you can't read his name in anything other than a Scooby Doo voice.

That would be completely perfect if his name was Ralf Rangrick.