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Author Topic: Pepe Reina: Signs for Lazio  (Read 28952 times)

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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #135 on: January 21, 2020, 10:22:49 PM »
What a fine start.

He's going to be very important.

When he came out and patted Guilbert on the back for his crucial slide tackle, it was obvious that the inexperienced players need that reassurance.


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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #136 on: January 21, 2020, 10:26:05 PM »
His distribution is very good, wether its short to one of the center backs, bringing the center midfielders into play or hitting it out wide to the wing backs, most of his passes went to their intended targets.

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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #137 on: January 21, 2020, 10:27:02 PM »
For the first one he actually palmed it out straight to their player but followed it up with two brilliant saves.

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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #138 on: January 21, 2020, 10:28:12 PM »
He’s so much better I expected. Leadership and experience were a given but his reaction saves tonight kept us in it. Great bit of business.

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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #139 on: January 21, 2020, 10:35:24 PM »
He's been very good so far.

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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #140 on: January 21, 2020, 10:39:27 PM »
Those saves.  I love him already.

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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #141 on: January 21, 2020, 10:40:49 PM »
Very calming influence on the back line, still got the reflexes too and good distribution. A food signing a just what we need, another leader and plenty of experience too.

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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #142 on: January 21, 2020, 10:41:48 PM »
I think he might be the leader we need in the dressing room, as well as being still a very good goalkeeper.

It must be hard to look around the dressing room and not be inspired by Reina.

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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #143 on: January 21, 2020, 10:43:00 PM »
I think he should take all the set pieces as well;)

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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #144 on: January 21, 2020, 10:43:36 PM »
Inspired signing

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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #145 on: January 21, 2020, 10:58:56 PM »
A little gem.

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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #146 on: January 21, 2020, 11:51:54 PM »
I think he might be the leader we need in the dressing room, as well as being still a very good goalkeeper.

It must be hard to look around the dressing room and not be inspired by Reina.

He was always talked of as a brilliant/vital character and person within those brilliant Spanish squads, which much be as good a reference as any.

As much as his general goalkeeping his distribution and composure is going to be so, so vital. Seems simple, but I’m not sure I’d trust any of our other keepers to pick out Hause’s head at the end.

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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #147 on: January 21, 2020, 11:54:35 PM »
He was better with the ball at his feet than some of our outfield players have been, very impressed with his composure and weight of pass.

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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #148 on: January 21, 2020, 11:56:22 PM »
He was better with the ball at his feet than some of our outfield players have been, very impressed with his composure and weight of pass.

That was the thing that struck me watching him tonight.  Very composed with the ball at his feet and passed out with both feet. 

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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #149 on: January 22, 2020, 12:07:58 AM »
Thought he had come in as back up to Nyland, but have been v impressed with his composure and experience so far. Gives the rest of the defence some confidence as well. We shouldn’t underestimate his influence in the dressing room either

 


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