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Offline Lescottstweets

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Re: Philippe Coutinho - signed
« Reply #2190 on: January 15, 2023, 11:38:55 PM »
This guy frustrates me, theres a world class player there but hes had shitty luck. Hope he gets more game time as hes shown moments of brilliance.

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Re: Philippe Coutinho - signed
« Reply #2191 on: January 16, 2023, 12:19:47 AM »
There is no world class player in there, not even a decent player. Hes just about fit for MLS or China.

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Re: Philippe Coutinho - signed
« Reply #2192 on: January 16, 2023, 07:15:09 AM »
Well he was decent when he came on the other day.

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Re: Philippe Coutinho - signed
« Reply #2193 on: January 16, 2023, 07:25:12 AM »
Well he was decent when he came on the other day.
Decent yes, World Class?

Offline Rigadon

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Re: Philippe Coutinho - signed
« Reply #2194 on: January 16, 2023, 08:15:12 AM »
We saw when he first came here that he still has a bit of magic.  Hopefully he can regain that form, but I did think after the Stevenage farce that he looked done.  Hope I'm wrong.

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Re: Philippe Coutinho - signed
« Reply #2195 on: January 16, 2023, 08:29:01 AM »
Well he was decent when he came on the other day.
Decent yes, World Class?

I was responding to Olaftab asserting that hes not even a decent player anymore.

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Re: Philippe Coutinho - signed
« Reply #2196 on: January 16, 2023, 12:54:59 PM »
Well he was decent when he came on the other day.
Yes but we can't hang on to mere morsels thrown our way now and then.

Offline Clark W Griswold

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Re: Philippe Coutinho - signed
« Reply #2197 on: January 16, 2023, 01:02:17 PM »
If the player has once been a world class player (which he was at Liverpool), and he's still playing and within his peak years (as he is) then of course there's a 'world class player in there'. Whether we or anyone else ever see it again is looking more and more unlikely though. He might still have something to offer as the season goes on and into next season though.

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Re: Philippe Coutinho - signed
« Reply #2198 on: January 16, 2023, 02:08:42 PM »
Even at his current level he's still a very useful player to have in the squad. He's looked good when he's come on in league matches recently. Whether than current level merits the massively high wages he's presumably on is very debatable though.

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Re: Philippe Coutinho - signed
« Reply #2199 on: January 16, 2023, 03:21:01 PM »
Even at his current level he's still a very useful player to have in the squad. He's looked good when he's come on in league matches recently. Whether than current level merits the massively high wages he's presumably on is very debatable though.

He most certainly isn't worth 150k a week. He's worth 20% maybe

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Re: Philippe Coutinho - signed
« Reply #2200 on: January 16, 2023, 04:09:18 PM »
Already seen improvement in certain players under Emery,so I will expect the same for Coutinho, with Gerrard most of them turned into shit anyway

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Re: Philippe Coutinho - signed
« Reply #2201 on: January 16, 2023, 04:38:26 PM »
Give Unai Emery the chance to work with Philippe. He's hardly over the hill at 30, plus he was hampered by a muppet of a manager previously. Remember, form is temporary class is permanent.

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Re: Philippe Coutinho - signed
« Reply #2202 on: January 16, 2023, 04:58:44 PM »
A few little flicks and pointless no look 1 yard passes.

I hope Emery can get something out of him, but other than his first 8ish games he's contributed fuck all.

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Re: Philippe Coutinho - signed
« Reply #2203 on: January 17, 2023, 01:44:33 AM »
I honestly don't see him starting many games now so we just need 30 minute cameo's from him really. I think if he can regain his confidence he's still more than up to that.

Whether that'll be enough to keep him at the club beyond May, I doubt.

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Re: Philippe Coutinho - signed
« Reply #2204 on: January 17, 2023, 10:59:15 PM »
Give Unai Emery the chance to work with Philippe. He's hardly over the hill at 30, plus he was hampered by a muppet of a manager previously. Remember, form is temporary class is permanent.

The previous manager actually got a bit of a tune out of him, for a while.... Coutinho is finished at the top level and has been for some time.

 


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