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Offline ozzjim

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Re: John McGinn - signed
« Reply #2085 on: September 22, 2020, 08:42:54 AM »
Fuck me, he's had two major injuries to get over before being rushed back in, give him time.

He's class, he'll get there.

Agree, he needs football and fitness.

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Re: John McGinn - signed
« Reply #2086 on: September 22, 2020, 08:46:41 AM »
Fuck me, he's had two major injuries to get over before being rushed back in, give him time.

He's class, he'll get there.

Rushed back in?!  He was back in training in March and played his first competitive league game in June!!!

He's then played just as much first team football as everyone else for the past six months.

I get that he's a fan favourite but how long does his free pass last?!

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Re: John McGinn - signed
« Reply #2087 on: September 22, 2020, 08:59:44 AM »
Fuck me, he's had two major injuries to get over before being rushed back in, give him time.

He's class, he'll get there.

Agree, he needs football and fitness.

Agree. It's obvious he hasn't quite reached the heights of  when he first came but he has been out injured. All this 'he was training in March and came back in June' is not strictly true because I think he picked another injury and no-one really trained as team after the lockdown anyway. Let's just give him time shall we?

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Re: John McGinn - signed
« Reply #2088 on: September 22, 2020, 09:04:12 AM »
Fuck me, he's had two major injuries to get over before being rushed back in, give him time.

He's class, he'll get there.

Rushed back in?!  He was back in training in March and played his first competitive league game in June!!!

He's then played just as much first team football as everyone else for the past six months.

I get that he's a fan favourite but how long does his free pass last?!

Didn't I read he had an injury setback that would likely have seen him miss the rest of the season? Did I dream that? I'm sure I remember seeing somewhere that when we restarted he was only just back to full training.

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Re: John McGinn - signed
« Reply #2089 on: September 22, 2020, 09:05:40 AM »
Fuck me, he's had two major injuries to get over before being rushed back in, give him time.

He's class, he'll get there.

Rushed back in?!  He was back in training in March and played his first competitive league game in June!!!

He's then played just as much first team football as everyone else for the past six months.

I get that he's a fan favourite but how long does his free pass last?!

It ended last night for me, his performances need to improve or else he needs a spell on the bench.

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Re: John McGinn - signed
« Reply #2090 on: September 22, 2020, 09:14:31 AM »
Fuck me, he's had two major injuries to get over before being rushed back in, give him time.

He's class, he'll get there.

Is he class though?  Personally I'm not sure he's good enough at any one aspect of the game to be a Premier League starter.  He was absolute gash yesterday and has been for ages now.

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Re: John McGinn - signed
« Reply #2091 on: September 22, 2020, 09:24:59 AM »
I suspect his appetite for the hard yards has declined sharply.  No racism intended but Celts are prone frequently to be tempted by less than full fitness lifestyles.  Many exceptions of course of totally committed Scots, Welsh and Irish players but lots have form for battered Mars bars diets.  He will be back.  Of that you can be sure.

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Re: John McGinn - signed
« Reply #2092 on: September 22, 2020, 09:37:17 AM »
I suspect his appetite for the hard yards has declined sharply.  No racism intended but Celts are prone frequently to be tempted by less than full fitness lifestyles.  Many exceptions of course of totally committed Scots, Welsh and Irish players but lots have form for battered Mars bars diets.  He will be back.  Of that you can be sure.

As opposed to English people all absolutely committed to a healthy lifestyle 24/7.

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Re: John McGinn - signed
« Reply #2093 on: September 22, 2020, 09:38:39 AM »
Good Championship player.

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Re: John McGinn - signed
« Reply #2094 on: September 22, 2020, 09:41:24 AM »
Thought he looked a lot better when he dropped a bit deeper last night and was alongside Luiz.  Not sure the more advanced role suits him really.

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Re: John McGinn - signed
« Reply #2095 on: September 22, 2020, 09:43:00 AM »
A lot of his game is based on adrenaline and buzzing around. He does have some  technical qualities but like Hourihane, I'm not sure if a handful of well-taken goals in the PL prove he's a top player at this level.
£2.5m players from Scotland (or anywhere) rarely are.

I get the impression that his first instinct is to draw a foul when he receives the ball in tight situations which could speak volumes about the lack of confidence in his game. The bum-roll will only get him so far. We need someone else in the middle who has an undoubted touch of class about them like has always been clear with Jack and Hey Dougie.


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Re: John McGinn - signed
« Reply #2096 on: September 22, 2020, 09:56:04 AM »
Thought he looked a lot better when he dropped a bit deeper last night and was alongside Luiz.  Not sure the more advanced role suits him really.

He struggled there in the championship though, didn't have the position discipline really. Probably a return to the right of the three needs to be considered (where Trez played last night) but I guess we have bought Traore to play there. In any case, the excuses are running out for McGinn. He is in the team on reputation only at the moment.

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Re: John McGinn - signed
« Reply #2097 on: September 22, 2020, 11:16:25 AM »
The banter on Twitter about McGinn is funny though also cringeworthy... Jack, John and Cash involved so far.

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Re: John McGinn - signed
« Reply #2098 on: September 22, 2020, 11:58:48 AM »
I suspect his appetite for the hard yards has declined sharply.  No racism intended but Celts are prone frequently to be tempted by less than full fitness lifestyles.  Many exceptions of course of totally committed Scots, Welsh and Irish players but lots have form for battered Mars bars diets.  He will be back.  Of that you can be sure.

No racism intended but I will just go ahead and smear three nations. Class act.

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Re: John McGinn - signed
« Reply #2099 on: September 22, 2020, 12:09:37 PM »
I don't think Brian did that.

 


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