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Author Topic: Pepe Reina: Signs for Lazio  (Read 28950 times)

Offline colin69

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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #165 on: January 22, 2020, 07:37:32 PM »
I felt it was a bit harsh for Nyland to lose his place but I have to say I was very impressed with Reina last night.

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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #166 on: January 22, 2020, 07:49:33 PM »
Heís done well so far.

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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #167 on: January 22, 2020, 07:59:25 PM »
That punch he made second half to take the ball of Deeneyís head was worth every penny.

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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #168 on: January 22, 2020, 08:26:08 PM »
He's got to be our 'biggest' acquisition in a long time, a player of global renown. Here, I suspect, as much for his character as his ability. He was excellent last night, and in that photo on the post-match thread of the immediate aftermath of the winner, he's turned to the crowd and joining in.
Any team worth its salt needs a strong spine. I like him already.

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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #169 on: January 22, 2020, 08:29:48 PM »
Very impressed with him. Doesn't stop talking and looks fully committed to everything he comes for.

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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #170 on: January 23, 2020, 01:45:14 AM »
I wonder if he knows he's living Gianluca Pagliuca's dream?

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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #171 on: January 23, 2020, 02:53:21 AM »
Reina coming in just proves there is so much more to the keeper position than just shot stopping. Confidence and a cool head is crucial, it transfers through the whole team, giving every player a lift. Having someone between the sticks who knows what they're doing, been there done that etc. You need experience in a team and the keeper position is not a bad place to have it. I just hope he can keep it up and we push on now and get well out of that bottom 3. Just need West Ham to fail in their 2 games in hand and we might just pull it off. 

I think we play West Ham on the final day, too.

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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #172 on: January 23, 2020, 10:04:50 AM »
Reina coming in just proves there is so much more to the keeper position than just shot stopping. Confidence and a cool head is crucial, it transfers through the whole team, giving every player a lift. Having someone between the sticks who knows what they're doing, been there done that etc. You need experience in a team and the keeper position is not a bad place to have it. I just hope he can keep it up and we push on now and get well out of that bottom 3. Just need West Ham to fail in their 2 games in hand and we might just pull it off. 

I think we play West Ham on the final day, too.

Lets hope we're well out the bottom 3 by then and we can enjoy it. Maybe even put them down as a bonus. Only room for one claret and blue team in the Premiership ;D

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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #173 on: January 23, 2020, 10:06:59 AM »
I'm hoping we are safe by then, play the reserves at West Ham and send Arsenal down.

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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #174 on: January 23, 2020, 10:37:29 AM »
Who was it that said he was fat and out of shape? I said to a friend the other day that if I was in as good as shape as he is when Iím his age Iíd be delighted...then I had a shock when I realised that Iím actually older than Reina. How the fuck did that happen?!

I still find it hard to admit that I'm old enough to be most of our squad's dad.


I remember somebody giving me a copy of Claret & Blue magazine in the mid to late nineties which listed the date of birth of each member of the squad and feeling old because I was older than most of the players. Now I am very well aware I am old enough to be the father of most of our players.

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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #175 on: January 23, 2020, 12:56:02 PM »
So far he's had relatively little to do from a pure goalkeeping perspective; a decent save from Maupay and an excellent one from Deeney, although he did inadvertently set him up before the save.

However, as has already been said, I think it's more his presence, composure and 'man management' that has benefited us most so far. So I now get why he was brought in even though Nyland had done quite well since Heaton's injury.




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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #176 on: January 23, 2020, 01:34:37 PM »
top signing

goalkeeper is the most important position in the team imo

never agreed with those who were happy to go with what we had and didnít see it as a priority
our back up keepers are ok to be honest but you really need a top end goalie with authority on the pitch and Reina is exactly that

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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #177 on: February 15, 2020, 11:42:56 AM »
Being interviewed on SKY now.

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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #178 on: February 17, 2020, 05:12:52 PM »
I think he has been an excellent signing and could even be the difference between us going down or staying up.

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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #179 on: February 17, 2020, 05:56:43 PM »
He is brilliant. I think we should try get him in the summer for 12 months.


 


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