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Author Topic: Ross Barkley - signed  (Read 27436 times)

Offline Toronto Villa

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Re: Ross Barkley - signed
« Reply #300 on: October 04, 2020, 10:50:01 PM »
at 2-0 Barkley missed a pretty easy chance after a brilliant through ball by Jack. That run he made is one we haven't seen any of our players do at this level since we came back up. Expect to see that relationship get much better and that run seen more often and goals come from it.

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Re: Ross Barkley - signed
« Reply #301 on: October 04, 2020, 10:52:07 PM »
Not sure we need aother forward player into the squad after seeing how far forward Barkley played.

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Re: Ross Barkley - signed
« Reply #302 on: October 04, 2020, 10:55:07 PM »
at 2-0 Barkley missed a pretty easy chance after a brilliant through ball by Jack. That run he made is one we haven't seen any of our players do at this level since we came back up. Expect to see that relationship get much better and that run seen more often and goals come from it.

He'll get sharper, and then he'll be even better.

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Re: Ross Barkley - signed
« Reply #303 on: October 04, 2020, 10:57:44 PM »
I love him already. A huge contributor to one of the most famous nights in our recent history.

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Re: Ross Barkley - signed
« Reply #304 on: October 04, 2020, 10:59:36 PM »
I love him already. A huge contributor to one of the most famous nights in our recent history.

He seems to open up a kaleidoscope of options for us going forward.

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Re: Ross Barkley - signed
« Reply #305 on: October 04, 2020, 11:02:38 PM »
Terrific debut.  Thought he gave us a real drive from midfield, something we have been lacking for ages.  Linked up really well with Grealish as well.

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Re: Ross Barkley - signed
« Reply #306 on: October 04, 2020, 11:03:48 PM »
He played a lot further forward than I anticipated. I thought him and McGinn would be slightly deeper as 8s as I wasn't expecting us to come windmilling at Liverpool.

I said before that I liked him, but he took me by surprise firstly by his condition, I don't know why, but I'd never really taken in just how big, strong and quick he is. He gives us a real pressence.

He has a great touch, finds space supremely well, hits the box and also drags attention off Jack.

A very, very impressive debut.
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Re: Ross Barkley - signed
« Reply #307 on: October 04, 2020, 11:05:11 PM »
Barkley and Jack are going to tear a few teams a new one this season.  You can't double up on both of them.

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Re: Ross Barkley - signed
« Reply #308 on: October 04, 2020, 11:09:59 PM »
I've always loved the late running midfielder. I love Platt and Taylor for that reason. So hard to pick up. I think we will see Barkley do that role for us very well.

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Re: Ross Barkley - signed
« Reply #309 on: October 04, 2020, 11:12:10 PM »
For those mentioning not knowing how far up, conscious decision by Smith, at least for this match.

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On Barkley giving Villa a new dimension: “He does. We tweaked our system and had two holders in Douglas Luiz and John McGinn and freed up Ross as a 10 and tried to keep them down one side.

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Re: Ross Barkley - signed
« Reply #310 on: October 04, 2020, 11:12:22 PM »
I already hope we have an option to buy......

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Re: Ross Barkley - signed
« Reply #311 on: October 04, 2020, 11:15:21 PM »
He played really well and didn't seem to let the early chances fluffed bother him.  He will score 10 goals or more for us this season with his late runs into the box.  Really good debut and I suspect there is more to come from him.  Great partnership between him and Jack.

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Re: Ross Barkley - signed
« Reply #312 on: October 04, 2020, 11:16:49 PM »
Barkley and Jack are going to tear a few teams a new one this season.  You can't double up on both of them.
Totally this.

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Re: Ross Barkley - signed
« Reply #313 on: October 04, 2020, 11:18:50 PM »
Barkley and Jack are going to tear a few teams a new one this season.  You can't double up on both of them.
Totally this.

Well you can but that will be 3 other players in McGinn, Trez and Luiz who have acres of space.

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Re: Ross Barkley - signed
« Reply #314 on: October 04, 2020, 11:26:44 PM »
Brilliant, love him already.

 


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