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Author Topic: Wesley Moraes - signed (confirmed)  (Read 100450 times)

Online danno

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Re: Wesley Moraes - signed (confirmed)
« Reply #765 on: September 28, 2019, 07:34:39 PM »
The pretending to be kicked in the head / hit by the ball in face incident appeared to be completely ridiculous. Was he remotely injured/concussed?

Good acting by the ball, if he was only pretending to have it kicked in his face.

There is absolutely no way a ball from that distance, and at that speed, should have poleaxed him like that! It was embarrassing.

I'm beginning to think he's not right in the head! 😱

Lol, maybe he's more used to those air floaters/pound shop footballs?

One thing I'm wondering about is that I've seen most (but not all) our games so far this season, has Wesley actually hit a shot with any real power yet?  Think Grealish had more attempts than him today. And Jack is somebody who I sometimes think is reluctant to pull the trigger.

Offline murgsy

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Re: Wesley Moraes - signed (confirmed)
« Reply #766 on: September 28, 2019, 07:45:36 PM »
Probably a really expensive mistake. Is there no one we can take on loan? I wish we still had someone like Grabban....

Offline Lastfootstamper

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Re: Wesley Moraes - signed (confirmed)
« Reply #767 on: September 28, 2019, 07:47:11 PM »
Someone on WM on the way home was lamenting on us letting Hogan go.

Offline pauliewalnuts

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Re: Wesley Moraes - signed (confirmed)
« Reply #768 on: September 28, 2019, 07:48:44 PM »
Probably a really expensive mistake. Is there no one we can take on loan? I wish we still had someone like Grabban....


I really like Grabban, he's a clever player.

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Re: Wesley Moraes - signed (confirmed)
« Reply #769 on: September 28, 2019, 08:09:12 PM »
Probably a really expensive mistake. Is there no one we can take on loan? I wish we still had someone like Grabban....


I really like Grabban, he's a clever player.

at championship level he is but hasnt made the step up with a few clubs.

Same with Dwight Gayle and a few others

Offline glinch

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Re: Wesley Moraes - signed (confirmed)
« Reply #770 on: September 28, 2019, 08:23:59 PM »
The pretending to be kicked in the head / hit by the ball in face incident appeared to be completely ridiculous. Was he remotely injured/concussed?

Good acting by the ball, if he was only pretending to have it kicked in his face.

There is absolutely no way a ball from that distance, and at that speed, should have poleaxed him like that! It was embarrassing.

I'm beginning to think he's not right in the head! 😱

To me it looked like he was trying to get the defender booked for a high foot/kick. If he was knocked out and concussed he shouldn't have played on.

Assume he was feigning injury, it was annoying as we were attacking when play got stopped.

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Re: Wesley Moraes - signed (confirmed)
« Reply #771 on: September 28, 2019, 08:27:44 PM »
I thought he must have a glass jaw then I saw Walcott get knocked out by being hit in the face by a ball. Footballers must just be very weak.

Offline Three Spires Villa

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Re: Wesley Moraes - signed (confirmed)
« Reply #772 on: September 28, 2019, 08:29:03 PM »
Personally Im not overly impressed, can he win a header?

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Re: Wesley Moraes - signed (confirmed)
« Reply #773 on: September 28, 2019, 08:31:05 PM »
I would give Davis a go and hope it motivates Wesley to sort himself out.

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Re: Wesley Moraes - signed (confirmed)
« Reply #774 on: September 28, 2019, 08:33:22 PM »
I thought he must have a glass jaw then I saw Walcott get knocked out by being hit in the face by a ball. Footballers must just be very weak.

Or... professional athletes kick footballs a tad harder than we do? 

Offline mr underhill

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Re: Wesley Moraes - signed (confirmed)
« Reply #775 on: September 28, 2019, 08:40:02 PM »
I'm calling this - he's shite.

Offline Risso

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Re: Wesley Moraes - signed (confirmed)
« Reply #776 on: September 28, 2019, 09:01:10 PM »
I'm calling this - he's shite.

Utterly shite. Id rather put the development time into Davis, who at least works up a sweat. Put this down in the long list of expensive striker flops and buy somebody else in January.

Offline Vill I An

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Re: Wesley Moraes - signed (confirmed)
« Reply #777 on: September 28, 2019, 10:09:10 PM »
Wesley stats v Burnely.

Of 18 touches of ball he had 2 penalty box touches. And no shot at goal .
Fouls conceded 4
Fouled 1
« Last Edit: September 28, 2019, 10:48:54 PM by Vill I An »

Offline Vill I An

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Re: Wesley Moraes - signed (confirmed)
« Reply #778 on: September 28, 2019, 10:19:03 PM »
I'm calling this - he's shite.

Utterly shite. Id rather put the development time into Davis, who at least works up a sweat. Put this down in the long list of expensive striker flops and buy somebody else in January.

Only Che Adams has looked worse in this league as a first team premier league striker.
I would have looked past our pride and taken someone on loan rather than this gamble

It's laughable now when I think back listening to the recruitment policy.

As I repeat I believe the scouting was for Marvelous Nakamba but Wesley caught the eye (must have played a blinder) and some bright spark was like let's get him in
We were Hoodwinked under guise of south American flair and our first Brazilian signing.
Doesn't seem the right temperament or a Dean Smith type . The director recruitment or whoever ballsed this like they did with Kalanic
I'm glad people are calling out.
It didn't even need to take this many games to see he's sub standard for what were about.
The lack of dynamism and attacking flair as well as anything effective in pressing really gets me as much as his feeble way of being some type of striker.
That champions league guff is meaningless when it's for a team that is far less competitive
His credentials are severely lacking and must of been some deal with his agent or brugge to bother bringing him here.
Just an around bizarre move as he is far too hit and miss for what's needed in our situation.
If purslow and the owners were serious about wanting to compete in this division then it's a spectacular fail with this guy leading the line.
We haven't got time for him now to develop whatever he does I don't want him when January come let's bring in someone else

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Re: Wesley Moraes - signed (confirmed)
« Reply #779 on: September 28, 2019, 10:56:39 PM »
He's played 7. Scored 2. Those two were instinctive finishes too.

Smith and Co need to give him more support and perhaps he's more suited or used to a different system.

But writing him off already?

Heaton has only kept 2 clean sheets in 7. Should he go too?

He's in a new team, a new system with new teammates and coaching staff and in a new and higher league. Given those circumstances there aren't many strikers or players that do brilliantly. Just one more goal would give him a fabulous ratio.

Of course he can improve, and he needs to, but ffs don't write him off yet.