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Author Topic: John McGinn - signed  (Read 155196 times)

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Re: John McGinn - signed
« Reply #1635 on: December 02, 2019, 10:49:41 PM »
A rest? Not for me.

He's one of our best players.

This.

Offline brontebilly

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Re: John McGinn - signed
« Reply #1636 on: December 02, 2019, 11:29:08 PM »
Just go back to March, April this year and people were saying this, then he has a stormer and we were all glad he wasn’t benched.

He was benched v Birmingham. Came on and helped change the game.

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Re: John McGinn - signed
« Reply #1637 on: December 03, 2019, 09:39:52 AM »
It may be a coincidence but he seems to have been quieter since Jack moved position.

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Re: John McGinn - signed
« Reply #1638 on: December 03, 2019, 09:50:21 AM »
I think the carrying Scotland has had an impact, it must be like playing with a piano on yer back.

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Re: John McGinn - signed
« Reply #1639 on: December 03, 2019, 10:16:04 AM »
Keep him in, he’s been still playing well enough, just not as brilliant as he can.

He was poor yesterday I thought, offered little with or without the ball. Following on from average/poor performances v Wolves and Newcastle. Time for a break.

Both he and Freddy have been busy on the right side up against some more than decent attackers. For some strange reason teams have been targeting our right side, no idea why when it's much stronger defensively than our left. Still, not to worry.

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Re: John McGinn - signed
« Reply #1640 on: December 07, 2019, 12:01:31 PM »
Feature on Football focus about Super John.

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Re: John McGinn - signed
« Reply #1641 on: December 08, 2019, 08:36:29 AM »
When Grealish was dropping deeper JM had a lot more freedom to move about but with Jack playing a more forward role he has a more defensive roll.

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Re: John McGinn - signed
« Reply #1642 on: December 08, 2019, 09:24:49 AM »
Agree with these points I was watching SJM closely against Chelsea and I don’t think he actually had a quiet game as such - his tackling, ball retention and recycling were good and he made incisive runs. I just think he’s being asked to play in a way that frees jack up. It’s not a coincidence that he has gone ‘quiet’ at the same time jack has started getting headlines again.

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Re: John McGinn - signed
« Reply #1643 on: December 08, 2019, 10:18:17 AM »
Agree with these points I was watching SJM closely against Chelsea and I don’t think he actually had a quiet game as such - his tackling, ball retention and recycling were good and he made incisive runs. I just think he’s being asked to play in a way that frees jack up. It’s not a coincidence that he has gone ‘quiet’ at the same time jack has started getting headlines again.
The challenge is to make that system flexible, so that our apporach is less predictable for the oppo.

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Re: John McGinn - signed
« Reply #1644 on: December 08, 2019, 01:10:09 PM »
Yeah agreed it shouldn’t be such a straightforward trade off between them. Really we should be finding a way to combine jack being as threatening as he has been lately with SJM playing like he did in the first few games of the season. You’d think marvelous and luiz playing together is the key to that.

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Re: John McGinn - signed
« Reply #1645 on: December 08, 2019, 03:50:58 PM »
He's really gone off the boil recently.

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Re: John McGinn - signed
« Reply #1646 on: December 08, 2019, 04:26:50 PM »
Played out of position.

Only on BBC to tout him to “bigger” clubs.

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Re: John McGinn - signed
« Reply #1647 on: December 08, 2019, 04:33:29 PM »
Ran out of steam I think. Played a huge amount of club football over last year (remember he didn't have three month injury lay off like Jack) and one of the few key Scotland players who dosen't pull out of squads injured so he's played all those games.

Probably does need a breather. He's on 3 yellows so will get a one match ban soon anyway.

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Re: John McGinn - signed
« Reply #1648 on: December 08, 2019, 05:00:05 PM »
Showing why he only cost what he did.
Done nothing today

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Re: John McGinn - signed
« Reply #1649 on: December 08, 2019, 05:01:19 PM »
Showing why he only cost what he did.