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Author Topic: Johan Lange - appointed  (Read 26578 times)

Offline aj2k77

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Re: Johan Lange - appointed
« Reply #315 on: October 21, 2022, 04:53:07 PM »
Is it another one where his previous level has been so far below what he's being asked to do that giving him the options of 30m+ players are so far out of his comfort zone and expertise that he doesn't know what he's looking for?

I just get the feeling that appointing so many people with experience so far below where we operate is never going to end well. Coaches from Cowdenbeath, Sporting Directors from Copenhagen, Managers from Scotland and yet we are looking to finish top 10? Doesn't add up to me.

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Re: Johan Lange - appointed
« Reply #316 on: October 21, 2022, 05:19:46 PM »
Fair point.

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Re: Johan Lange - appointed
« Reply #317 on: October 21, 2022, 05:22:12 PM »
I'd bin him ASAP personally. Think he's found zero bargains, zero young players ready to challenge the squad etc. Utter uselessness.

so a brilliant French international on a free isn't all of those things? Emi Martinez, Diego Carlos and Digne in today's market under 30m is very decent. Cash for 16m, Chambers free, Coutinho on loan then under 20m.

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Re: Johan Lange - appointed
« Reply #318 on: October 21, 2022, 10:56:57 PM »
Digne and Carlos are pushing 30, and we paid a lot, good players, but not bargains. Digne was almost exclusively Gerrard. Chambers was a decent pick up. Emi we had tracked for a while and was a good signing. Coutinho was zero to do with Lange and i would imagine he'll happily tell you that. Kamara has promise, so I'll give you that one. 18 months ago I reckon we'd have sold a lot of our players at profit, now, not a chance.

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Re: Johan Lange - appointed
« Reply #319 on: October 22, 2022, 09:37:36 AM »
Digne and Carlos are pushing 30, and we paid a lot, good players, but not bargains. Digne was almost exclusively Gerrard. Chambers was a decent pick up. Emi we had tracked for a while and was a good signing. Coutinho was zero to do with Lange and i would imagine he'll happily tell you that. Kamara has promise, so I'll give you that one. 18 months ago I reckon we'd have sold a lot of our players at profit, now, not a chance.

Was it not Gerrard who wanted Kamara and he personally went to his home to get the deal over the line?

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Re: Johan Lange - appointed
« Reply #320 on: October 22, 2022, 10:22:33 AM »
Digne and Carlos are pushing 30, and we paid a lot, good players, but not bargains. Digne was almost exclusively Gerrard. Chambers was a decent pick up. Emi we had tracked for a while and was a good signing. Coutinho was zero to do with Lange and i would imagine he'll happily tell you that. Kamara has promise, so I'll give you that one. 18 months ago I reckon we'd have sold a lot of our players at profit, now, not a chance.

Was it not Gerrard who wanted Kamara and he personally went to his home to get the deal over the line?


Gerrard certainly went to his home as Kamara himself has said that is what made him chose Villa.

 


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