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Offline Matt C

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Robert Snodgrass - loaned for 17-18 season
« on: August 22, 2017, 03:12:07 PM »
Snodgross inbound on loan according to the Mail.
« Last Edit: August 14, 2018, 03:16:04 PM by Dave »

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Re: Robert Snodgrass
« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2017, 03:13:11 PM »
Dr Tony just tweeted that they have been yakking to someone all week and hopefully the right decision will be made.

not in those exact words :)

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Re: Robert Snodgrass
« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2017, 03:15:55 PM »
Not too mad on signing more ageing players but not much risk if it's a loan signing, and I'm biased in favour of Scottish players, so I'd be happy with that deal.

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Re: Robert Snodgrass
« Reply #3 on: August 22, 2017, 03:17:25 PM »
And having looked him up, he's 29 so younger than I thought!

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Re: Robert Snodgrass
« Reply #4 on: August 22, 2017, 03:19:36 PM »
Who will he play instead of?

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Re: Robert Snodgrass
« Reply #5 on: August 22, 2017, 03:43:03 PM »
Snodgrass is a very good player at this level and still good enough for the Premier League.

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Re: Robert Snodgrass
« Reply #6 on: August 22, 2017, 03:47:18 PM »
Snodgross inbound on loan according to the Mail.
We don't need a has been on loan here denying our youngsters opportunity.

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Re: Robert Snodgrass
« Reply #7 on: August 22, 2017, 03:53:41 PM »
Snodgross inbound on loan according to the Mail.
We don't need a has been on loan here denying our youngsters opportunity.

To be fair, he was a 10m signing 7 months ago. He may not have hit the heights at West Ham, but I wouldn't say that he's a 'has been'. A good signing for a club in our position.

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Re: Robert Snodgrass
« Reply #8 on: August 22, 2017, 03:56:18 PM »
We don't have too many "youngsters" in midfield. Adding a bit of quality and creativity and another goal threat seems like a good move to me.

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Re: Robert Snodgrass
« Reply #9 on: August 22, 2017, 04:01:04 PM »
I'd be delighted, a great name.

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Re: Robert Snodgrass
« Reply #10 on: August 22, 2017, 04:04:02 PM »
Where would he play?

A tough road back to the first team for Grealish when he is fit again.

Snodgrass
Whelan
Jedinak
Lansbury
Hourihane
Green
Adomah
Elmohamady
Grealish
Bjarnason
Kodjia
McCormack
Hogan
Davis

14 players in to 6 places.

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Re: Robert Snodgrass
« Reply #11 on: August 22, 2017, 04:16:01 PM »
Snodgrass is an excellent player and would certainly improve us.  But he prefers to play on the right (despite being left footed) and we have just signed Elmo for that.

I really like him but just not sure this is how we should use our limited budget.

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Re: Robert Snodgrass
« Reply #12 on: August 22, 2017, 04:25:38 PM »
Where would he play?


If we continue with the 4-1-4-1 formation (or even if we go to a 4-4-2) he will play on the left side of midfield.  He is like Ashley Young in that he is a right footed player who plays predominantly on the left.  Decent signing in my opinion.       

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Re: Robert Snodgrass
« Reply #13 on: August 22, 2017, 04:27:21 PM »
He's as left footed as is humanly possible and prefers to play on the right.

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Re: Robert Snodgrass
« Reply #14 on: August 22, 2017, 04:28:17 PM »
Where would he play?

A tough road back to the first team for Grealish when he is fit again.

Snodgrass
Whelan
Jedinak
Lansbury
Hourihane
Green
Adomah
Elmohamady
Grealish
Bjarnason
Kodjia
McCormack
Hogan
Davis

14 players in to 6 places.

Bruce needs shooting If he can not get that team promoted   ( plus the spurs loanee and Callum )