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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #225 on: March 10, 2020, 09:53:21 PM »

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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #226 on: March 10, 2020, 09:55:50 PM »
Nicked.


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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #228 on: March 10, 2020, 09:59:44 PM »
Terrible mistake for the first goal but I think heís been impressive overall. I donít think the change of formation will suit him as the full backs wonít push up so much do give him space to pick passes.

Iíd stick with him for the duration.

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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #229 on: March 10, 2020, 10:00:29 PM »
Nyland for me.

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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #230 on: March 10, 2020, 10:03:35 PM »
Nyland for me.

And for me, he seems to have come on leaps and bounds under Neil Cutler and it was harsh dropping him imo.

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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #231 on: March 10, 2020, 10:05:43 PM »
In the Jan window I didn't want us to waste a loan spot and wages on him - I wanted us to stick with Nyland who was in good form.  But in fairness he started excellently and I admitted I was wrong - he brought a real assurance and great distribution to the team.

Now?  I think I was right and wrong thinking I was wrong.
This is where I was in January

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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #232 on: March 10, 2020, 10:12:09 PM »
Jed Steer for me.  Spend the saving in the midfield.  If there is any money left over spend it in the midfield.  Without John McGinn our midfield is so wank it makes the attack and the defence fall apart. 

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« Reply #233 on: March 10, 2020, 10:14:39 PM »
Yes to Steer, but no idea when he is expected to return from injury.

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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #234 on: March 11, 2020, 11:57:44 PM »
I would like steer if he was fit . Return to those championship glory days
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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #235 on: March 12, 2020, 09:46:55 AM »
Jed Steer for me.  Spend the saving in the midfield.  If there is any money left over spend it in the midfield.  Without John McGinn our midfield is so wank it makes the attack and the defence fall apart.

His energy, drive and goal threat have been a far bigger miss for us than I thought it would be.

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« Reply #236 on: March 12, 2020, 12:45:27 PM »
We've played four keepers this season. By a distance Pepe has been consistently the worst. I see the logic in having signed him, but it's not paying off in any way and unlike Big Brad back in the day, it's clear Pepe should call it a day. Pepe was always a bit mental as a keeper, but in youth you're quicker, you have a bit more agility, and he had decent players in front of him to cover for those mental moments. He has none of that now. Brad always played as simply as a keeper can (and effectively). That's why he could play till 40.

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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #237 on: March 12, 2020, 12:57:00 PM »
The memory isnít what it was but the Leicester first aside, has Pepe made any other errors that have led to goals?

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« Reply #238 on: March 12, 2020, 01:05:52 PM »
The memory isnít what it was but the Leicester first aside, has Pepe made any other errors that have led to goals?
Nothing that direct but the second against bournemouth, the first against Soton was poor, the second, I may be harsh but he's not exactly a huge keeper, and at his age, coming up for a corner when you know you can't run back is too risky. I think generally, his handling has been suspect and as per always with Reina, he's a bit too punch happy for me. I think he's rusty and well past his best and ultimately a liability. He's deciding on things his legs won't back him up on. 10 years ago he might have marauded out and got that ball before Barnes. I've never particularly seen the fuss about Reina, that being said.
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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #239 on: March 12, 2020, 01:49:10 PM »
The memory isnít what it was but the Leicester first aside, has Pepe made any other errors that have led to goals?

Very slow down to the Brighton goal on his debut. Definitely at fault for at least one v Bournemouth. No understanding or communication with his defence.

 


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