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Re: Diego Carlos
« Reply #1245 on: May 14, 2024, 09:10:09 AM »
I like his wholeheartedness and strength.  He's a decent third-choice centre-half.  Not worth anywhere near what we paid for him though.  The fact he's a crowd cult figure and Digne, Torres and Konsa hardly have a song between them is criminal. 

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Re: Diego Carlos
« Reply #1246 on: May 14, 2024, 09:20:21 AM »
I like his wholeheartedness and strength.  He's a decent third-choice centre-half.  Not worth anywhere near what we paid for him though.

The internet says that it was £26m, which doesn't seem that bad? I imagine if we'd not lost a year of him, it would feel a lot more reasonable.

He certainly wasn't a bargain, but it does feel like the sort of money that teams where we are now spend on the sort of player who could be first choice with a good run of form but more often than not would be on the bench.

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Re: Diego Carlos
« Reply #1247 on: May 14, 2024, 04:36:01 PM »
I like his wholeheartedness and strength.  He's a decent third-choice centre-half.  Not worth anywhere near what we paid for him though.

The internet says that it was £26m, which doesn't seem that bad? I imagine if we'd not lost a year of him, it would feel a lot more reasonable.

He certainly wasn't a bargain, but it does feel like the sort of money that teams where we are now spend on the sort of player who could be first choice with a good run of form but more often than not would be on the bench.

Our 6th biggest transfer in history according to transfermkt.

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Re: Diego Carlos
« Reply #1248 on: May 14, 2024, 04:46:47 PM »
He's nowhere near good enough for what Emery needs in a centre back. He will always have the day he pocketed Haaland to remember but his kamikaze style defending is just about the polar opposite of what Emery is looking for.

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Re: Diego Carlos
« Reply #1249 on: May 14, 2024, 04:49:19 PM »
He's a bit like one of those public service ads where everything is serene until disaster suddenly strikes.

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Re: Diego Carlos
« Reply #1250 on: May 15, 2024, 08:47:20 PM »
Diego posted quite the thing of Aston Villa history and himself in actions and congratulations on his Instagram in acknowledgement to the success.
I think have to remember he had a long time out with ACL and clearly has developed an affection for the club.
Also has respect for the club for the help and support to have him back playing.
Diego Carlos offered some great contributions this season.
Proper quality squad member.

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Re: Diego Carlos
« Reply #1251 on: May 15, 2024, 08:50:33 PM »
It was his acihilles not his ACL wasnít it ?

For me he is nowhere near the standard we need and a decent offer should see him gone.
Is he any better than someone like Hause, I donít think he is.

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Re: Diego Carlos
« Reply #1252 on: May 15, 2024, 08:54:05 PM »
Oh quite right I went with the wrong injury. Really I was just honouring him for his achievements this season as part of squad.
I would like an upgrade and don't mind if he's sold but thought he deserves an acknowledgement and was nice to see his Instagram post.

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Re: Diego Carlos
« Reply #1253 on: May 15, 2024, 10:21:35 PM »
I enjoyed his Instagram video where he acknowledges 1982. Really stands out in an age where players only ever post pictures of themselves in action after a game, on social media regardless of who has done well for the team that day!

 


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