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Re: Calum Chambers -signed
« Reply #135 on: January 28, 2022, 03:00:09 PM »
Welcome addition to the squad!

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Re: Calum Chambers -signed
« Reply #136 on: January 28, 2022, 03:33:27 PM »
Colin Calderwood type of signing.  Should give decent cover in a couple of positions.

A couple of mentions of Calderwood, but he was 34 when he signed for Villa. Tiler otoh was 25.

More to do with him being a versatile back up rather than his age.  Recall John Gregory being very complimentary about Calderwood during his time at the club.

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Re: Calum Chambers -signed
« Reply #137 on: January 28, 2022, 03:36:47 PM »
He looked like man that enjoyed a break in Majorca, did Colin, in the days before tanning salons.

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Re: Calum Chambers -signed
« Reply #138 on: January 28, 2022, 04:20:22 PM »
The only thing of significance  that I remember is when he scored right in front of me at Emirates to equalise for Arsenal and we went on to lose the game 3-2 against 10 men.  Another Carlos Cuellar.

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Re: Calum Chambers -signed
« Reply #139 on: January 28, 2022, 05:44:33 PM »
Over 150 Premier appearances plus European, only 27 yrs old and versatile…good addition to the squad I reckon. Welcome to Villa!
And played for England at every age level.  Obviously lost his way a bit, but a fesh start is probably what he needs.
Arsenal have not improved many defenders over the past decade

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Re: Calum Chambers -signed
« Reply #140 on: January 28, 2022, 06:13:34 PM »
We'd not improved many players at all in that time prior to the last few years, irrespective of position. We're a different animal now.

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Re: Calum Chambers -signed
« Reply #141 on: January 28, 2022, 06:56:18 PM »
The only thing of significance  that I remember is when he scored right in front of me at Emirates to equalise for Arsenal and we went on to lose the game 3-2 against 10 men.  Another Carlos Cuellar.

Why is he another Carlos Cuellar?

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Re: Calum Chambers -signed
« Reply #142 on: January 28, 2022, 07:25:54 PM »
The only thing of significance  that I remember is when he scored right in front of me at Emirates to equalise for Arsenal and we went on to lose the game 3-2 against 10 men.  Another Carlos Cuellar.

Why is he another Carlos Cuellar?

His initials are also CC. ;)

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Re: Calum Chambers -signed
« Reply #143 on: January 28, 2022, 08:09:01 PM »
He adds genuine competition as 4th choice centre half. Remember the days of that bearded Spanish fella that was truly awful a few years back? We are light years from that now.

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Re: Calum Chambers -signed
« Reply #144 on: January 28, 2022, 08:09:28 PM »
He adds genuine competition as 4th choice centre half. Remember the days of that bearded Spanish fella that was truly awful a few years back? We are light years from that now.
Crespo?

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Re: Calum Chambers -signed
« Reply #145 on: January 28, 2022, 08:20:51 PM »
Was that his name.. I just remember him being less than whelming at Southampton one night and wondering which scout had thought, yeah, let's have him.

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Re: Calum Chambers -signed
« Reply #147 on: January 28, 2022, 08:25:09 PM »
Looks to be having a good career in Greece. Fair play to him.

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Re: Calum Chambers -signed
« Reply #148 on: January 29, 2022, 01:18:39 PM »
He has had a lot of experience at Arsenal and can play in more than one position in the back four. A sensible
if not spectacular signing.

Can we nickname him "Marilin"?

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Re: Calum Chambers -signed
« Reply #149 on: January 29, 2022, 06:10:39 PM »
well he has on occasion played in midfield so he obviously has some ball skills
Can you imagine Mings Konsa or even worse Hause playing in midfield !!

He might be more composed playing out from the back which I think is what Gerrard wants to do

 


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