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Author Topic: Bjorn Engels - Confirmed  (Read 25992 times)

Offline Comrade Blitz

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Re: Bjorn Engels - Confirmed
« Reply #270 on: August 24, 2019, 12:58:48 AM »
They are literally massive in defence

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Re: Bjorn Engels - Confirmed
« Reply #271 on: August 24, 2019, 01:10:34 AM »
What a player this guy is! Not just his defending, but in his forward play. Love him.

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Re: Bjorn Engels - Confirmed
« Reply #272 on: August 24, 2019, 02:08:52 AM »
I love Mings and Engels more than any defensive pairing we've ever had. 

Thatís big Risso. I may never overcome my first love of Alan & Ken, youíre old enough to have seen them no? But basically as an adult, I might agree.
BOTH are looking, well what would be the plural of collosus?


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Re: Bjorn Engels - Confirmed
« Reply #273 on: August 24, 2019, 03:39:09 AM »
He is a superb player. For us to find a CB to immediately and perfectly compliment Mings is some going on the part of the clubs scouting department.

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Re: Bjorn Engels - Confirmed
« Reply #274 on: August 24, 2019, 09:10:08 AM »
He is a superb player. For us to find a CB to immediately and perfectly compliment Mings is some going on the part of the clubs scouting department.
apparently Deano had him on his radar at Brentford.
He is class for sure.

Evans + McNaught, Mellberg + Laursen ...
Maybe; just maybe ...

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Re: Bjorn Engels - Confirmed
« Reply #275 on: August 24, 2019, 09:12:55 AM »
I love Mings and Engels more than any defensive pairing we've ever had. 

Thatís big Risso. I may never overcome my first love of Alan & Ken, youíre old enough to have seen them no? But basically as an adult, I might agree.
BOTH are looking, well what would be the plural of collosus?



To be honest, Mings plus anyone would have a chance of being my favourite at the moment, but the way Engels has come in and just adjusted so effortlessly is brilliant.  They're a completely new pairing but look like they've played together for years.

Offline Mister E

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Re: Bjorn Engels - Confirmed
« Reply #276 on: August 24, 2019, 09:13:42 AM »
With Freddie's pace, I wonder whether a back three of Mings, Engels and Konsa would be worth looking at. Freddie and Targett down the flanks would be pretty awesome, and it would mean we can be more compact in the middle.

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Re: Bjorn Engels - Confirmed
« Reply #277 on: August 24, 2019, 09:21:25 AM »
His quality is genuinely remarkable.

Offline Clark W Griswold

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Re: Bjorn Engels - Confirmed
« Reply #278 on: August 24, 2019, 09:22:40 AM »
I love Mings and Engels more than any defensive pairing we've ever had. 

Thatís big Risso. I may never overcome my first love of Alan & Ken, youíre old enough to have seen them no? But basically as an adult, I might agree.
BOTH are looking, well what would be the plural of collosus?



To be honest, Mings plus anyone would have a chance of being my favourite at the moment, but the way Engels has come in and just adjusted so effortlessly is brilliant.  They're a completely new pairing but look like they've played together for years.

As a pair i think they might end up being mine if they carry on in the same vein for a few years. They do look special.
I'm thinking about some of the trio's we had in the 90's though, McGrath, Mountfield, Neilson / McGrath, Southgate, Ugo / Southgate, Ugo, Barry. Those were all a bit good.

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Re: Bjorn Engels - Confirmed
« Reply #279 on: August 24, 2019, 09:28:51 AM »
A real credit to the scouting department, very well done.

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Re: Bjorn Engels - Confirmed
« Reply #280 on: August 24, 2019, 09:33:38 AM »
He looks a little bit like a young Nicholas Lyndhurst from Only Fools and Horse.  Rodney?

Rodney and the Emperor. Magic.

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Re: Bjorn Engels - Confirmed
« Reply #281 on: August 24, 2019, 09:52:17 AM »
He looks a little bit like a young Nicholas Lyndhurst from Only Fools and Horse.  Rodney?

Rodney and the Emperor. Magic.

He looks absolutely nothing like him but it's as good a nickname as any. Rodney it is then.

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Re: Bjorn Engels - Confirmed
« Reply #282 on: August 24, 2019, 11:30:38 AM »
He looks a little bit like a young Nicholas Lyndhurst from Only Fools and Horse.  Rodney?

Rodney and the Emperor. Magic.

He looks absolutely nothing like him but it's as good a nickname as any. Rodney it is then.

I guess we call him Dave then

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Re: Bjorn Engels - Confirmed
« Reply #283 on: August 24, 2019, 12:59:18 PM »
He looks a little bit like a young Nicholas Lyndhurst from Only Fools and Horse.  Rodney?

Rodney and the Emperor. Magic.

He looks absolutely nothing like him but it's as good a nickname as any. Rodney it is then.

I guess we call him Dave then

Funny that, I was thinking the other day, who was the last Dave/David we had playing first-team football for us?  The only one that came to mind was Ginola, any other offers?

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Re: Bjorn Engels - Confirmed
« Reply #284 on: August 24, 2019, 01:10:18 PM »
David Hughes, played a few games in mid 90s.