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June 11, 2018, 02:11:37 PM
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Think the idea was that the target man would be laying the ball off/ knocking it down to him and his runs from deep into the box.

Probably the biggest casualty from not signing the striker.

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We haven't had a look at him yet in a system he is suited to but I'm hoping Silva has him in his plans.

He captained a young side to a European final. His fans loved him so much they gave him a standing ovation after he left them for a big money move. He spoke well after being left out, showing character, determination and leadership.

But maybe the only thing that matters is what happens on the pitch?
    

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June 11, 2018, 02:48:31 PM
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hannu


id like to see him given a second chance, no one played well last season, everyone looked dog shit, i am convinced there is a player in there somewhere

June 12, 2018, 12:39:16 AM
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Heard Besiktas have turned attention to other options - one being Manuel Fernandes.

We may as well keep Klaassen around anyway... still keen to prove himself here, seems like a good lad, and he could very well be of some use - unlike a dozen or so others in the squad. 


June 12, 2018, 01:44:45 AM
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Heard Besiktas have turned attention to other options - one being Manuel Fernandes.

We may as well keep Klaassen around anyway... still keen to prove himself here, seems like a good lad, and he could very well be of some use - unlike a dozen or so others in the squad. 

I just don't see where he plays though, especially if Brands wants to give youngsters a go as well. He's not strong enough to tackle a paper bag in central midfield and we have Sig and Vlasic who are more suited to this league as an attacking midfielder. I know he must have something about him to be a well regarded captain of Ajax but I didn't see anything last season to make me think there was a player there.

Still, at £120k/week if we can't offload him as you say we have no choice but to have him around.

June 12, 2018, 09:59:53 AM
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Talking of Sig whenís he fit again?
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June 12, 2018, 10:53:05 AM
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Talking of Sig whenís he fit again?
has played in Iceland last two friendly scoring a pen in one of the games. Played 90 minuttes or something in total. Should be fit for Argentina


June 12, 2018, 03:09:34 PM
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Heard Besiktas have turned attention to other options - one being Manuel Fernandes.

We may as well keep Klaassen around anyway... still keen to prove himself here, seems like a good lad, and he could very well be of some use - unlike a dozen or so others in the squad. 

If Fernandes is the alternative they were never really interested in Klassen.
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June 12, 2018, 03:25:29 PM
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People trying to say insidefutbol isnít a legit source?

Iím not having that.

June 12, 2018, 04:23:41 PM
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Pff. Next they will be saying HITC is full of shit...

June 12, 2018, 05:49:51 PM
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June 12, 2018, 07:22:58 PM
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has played in Iceland last two friendly scoring a pen in one of the games. Played 90 minuttes or something in total. Should be fit for Argentina

He scored but it wasn't a pen. It was a delightful, little chip from a tight angle.

June 12, 2018, 07:33:56 PM
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He scored but it wasn't a pen. It was a delightful, little chip from a tight angle.
You are right.... but he would have scored a pen if he had played the first half  ;)