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Author Topic: Frederic Guilbert OUT ON LOAN  (Read 43178 times)

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Re: Frederic Guilbert signed
« Reply #435 on: January 30, 2021, 10:20:00 AM »
I like Guilbo. 😔

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Re: Frederic Guilbert signed
« Reply #436 on: January 30, 2021, 11:20:00 AM »
There's a few right footers who can play on the left n'all, so I'd have hoped he'd be viewed as good cover for Cash and Targett.  An injury in either of those positions will make this call look a bit hat stand, but let's see.

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Re: Frederic Guilbert signed
« Reply #437 on: January 30, 2021, 06:35:07 PM »
Personally, and as a lot have said, I am sad and I hope he comes back and has a poor push for the RB spot, I liked him thought he was good. I think we may have seen the last of him though!

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Re: Frederic Guilbert signed
« Reply #438 on: January 30, 2021, 06:40:49 PM »
A fan's favourite but not, it seems of the manager.

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Re: Frederic Guilbert signed
« Reply #439 on: January 31, 2021, 07:08:27 PM »
On loan to Strasbourg.

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Re: Frederic Guilbert OUT ON LOAN
« Reply #440 on: January 31, 2021, 07:24:32 PM »
Thanks for the service Fred. Signed any other time he'd have been our first choice for years. We're much more ruthless these days and always looking to improve...and Cash is a step up.

Good player though. Will do well elsewhere.

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Re: Frederic Guilbert OUT ON LOAN
« Reply #441 on: January 31, 2021, 07:34:01 PM »
Good luck Fred.

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Re: Frederic Guilbert OUT ON LOAN
« Reply #442 on: January 31, 2021, 07:53:11 PM »
He's been much better going forward than defending but hadn't done badly overall. However Smith clearly prefers Elmo as the backup.

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Re: Frederic Guilbert OUT ON LOAN
« Reply #443 on: January 31, 2021, 09:49:11 PM »
Elmo is in the last year of his contract isn't he? Good luck Fred.

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Re: Frederic Guilbert OUT ON LOAN
« Reply #444 on: February 01, 2021, 12:51:46 AM »
Gone on loan with a view to competing for a first team spot next season.

Don't see that at all Ads. Think if that was the plan he would've gone on loan in this country. Going back to France and hopefully playing well will get some interest going there and will mean we'll move him on permanently I suspect, just like Hourihane.

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Re: Frederic Guilbert OUT ON LOAN
« Reply #445 on: February 01, 2021, 09:20:41 AM »
Yep, I agree SHQ. For whatever reason, his face doesn't fit any more and I'd be amazed to ever see him in  a Villa kit again. Surprised Engels didn't move on for similar reasons.

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Re: Frederic Guilbert OUT ON LOAN
« Reply #446 on: February 01, 2021, 09:23:22 AM »
Yep, I agree SHQ. For whatever reason, his face doesn't fit any more and I'd be amazed to ever see him in a Villa kit again. Surprised Engels didn't move on for similar reasons.

I guess having three right-backs is a luxury, four centre-backs is a necessity.

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Re: Frederic Guilbert OUT ON LOAN
« Reply #447 on: February 01, 2021, 09:32:28 AM »
Yep, I agree SHQ. For whatever reason, his face doesn't fit any more and I'd be amazed to ever see him in  a Villa kit again. Surprised Engels didn't move on for similar reasons.

Agreed - I quite liked him, and considering how others have improved this season, I would have thought he was good enough as a reserve right-back.

The one big positive I take from this (and Conor's loan) is that the club is now at a stage where it is willing to let go of players that I thought "could still do a job for us if needed" - which I suppose is a sign we're really progressing, quality-wise?

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Re: Frederic Guilbert OUT ON LOAN
« Reply #448 on: February 01, 2021, 09:37:11 AM »
It could be that the club are doing a bit of forward planning, identifying summer targets early and clearing the decks as and when they can freeing up squad places, wages etc.

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Re: Frederic Guilbert OUT ON LOAN
« Reply #449 on: February 01, 2021, 09:41:11 AM »
Gone on loan with a view to competing for a first team spot next season.

Don't see that at all Ads. Think if that was the plan he would've gone on loan in this country. Going back to France and hopefully playing well will get some interest going there and will mean we'll move him on permanently I suspect, just like Hourihane.

I tend to agree with Ads, but I can certainly see your point regarding loaning to an English league club.
Maybe Freddie asked to be loaned to a French club?
He might just feel more comfortable being loaned where they’ll speak his language

 


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