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Author Topic: Unai Emery - our manager  (Read 820859 times)

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Re: Unai Emery - our manager
« Reply #7380 on: December 11, 2023, 08:17:27 PM »
If 5th got champions league, I'd take that now.

Same
I thought 4/5 place was a dream at the beginning of the season but now it’s a reality
As for actually winning the league that would be a miracle

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Re: Unai Emery - our manager
« Reply #7381 on: December 11, 2023, 08:19:51 PM »
I wouldn’t take it now, because we’re in the position we’re in. We need to be ambitious.

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Re: Unai Emery - our manager
« Reply #7382 on: December 11, 2023, 08:24:05 PM »
I wouldn’t take it now, because we’re in the position we’re in. We need to be ambitious.

I wouldn't take it either because I'll be disappointed if we don't finish at least 5th.

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Re: Unai Emery - our manager
« Reply #7383 on: December 11, 2023, 08:26:46 PM »
On his podcast with Julien Laurens, Gab Marcotti was asked if we could win the title and he said he thought we were two January signings away. Not no, not don't be ridiculous, not laughing it out of town, a genuine thought about what would help make that final step.

What the fuck timeline is this, I don't even know.

Did he suggest who the two players should be?

Yeah, that reeks of laziness. The fabled "two signings away". Its hardly pinning colours to the mast. Gregory and Izzet/Juninho. Jude Bellingham or Todd Cantwell? The difference would probably land Newcastle the title.

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Re: Unai Emery - our manager
« Reply #7384 on: December 11, 2023, 08:27:57 PM »
He said he thought we hadn't replaced Mings and Buendia. Most of us I'd say would disagree, would say backup rightback and striker more important.

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Re: Unai Emery - our manager
« Reply #7385 on: December 11, 2023, 08:36:23 PM »
On his podcast with Julien Laurens, Gab Marcotti was asked if we could win the title and he said he thought we were two January signings away. Not no, not don't be ridiculous, not laughing it out of town, a genuine thought about what would help make that final step.

What the fuck timeline is this, I don't even know.

😂 Amazing.

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Re: Unai Emery - our manager
« Reply #7386 on: December 11, 2023, 08:51:59 PM »
On his podcast with Julien Laurens, Gab Marcotti was asked if we could win the title and he said he thought we were two January signings away. Not no, not don't be ridiculous, not laughing it out of town, a genuine thought about what would help make that final step.

What the fuck timeline is this, I don't even know.

I believe physicists refer to it as the 'Smirker universe'.

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Re: Unai Emery - our manager
« Reply #7387 on: December 11, 2023, 08:57:12 PM »
He said he thought we hadn't replaced Mings and Buendia. Most of us I'd say would disagree, would say backup rightback and striker more important.

On the other hand, what a lift it would be if those 2 became available for selection again for the run-in.

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Re: Unai Emery - our manager
« Reply #7388 on: December 11, 2023, 09:11:16 PM »
I wouldn’t take it now, because we’re in the position we’re in. We need to be ambitious.
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I wouldn’t take it now, because we’re in the position we’re in. We need to be ambitious.

I know it’s all hypothetical, but taking a guaranteed Champions League place is being ambitious

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Re: Unai Emery - our manager
« Reply #7389 on: December 11, 2023, 09:20:05 PM »
Would people take a cup over champions league spot ?

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Re: Unai Emery - our manager
« Reply #7390 on: December 11, 2023, 09:20:53 PM »
Would people take a cup over champions league spot ?

No, but think we'll get both this season.

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Re: Unai Emery - our manager
« Reply #7391 on: December 11, 2023, 09:23:39 PM »
Would people take a cup over champions league spot ?

No, but think we'll get both this season.

Both cups and Champions League, then that and the title next season.

As I said, let's not be greedy.

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Re: Unai Emery - our manager
« Reply #7392 on: December 11, 2023, 09:24:12 PM »
Would people take a cup over champions league spot ?

No, but think we'll get both this season.

Gulp

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Re: Unai Emery - our manager
« Reply #7393 on: December 11, 2023, 09:24:21 PM »
Would people care to use the dedicated discussion thread of champions league / title contention made for such chat!
Let us dream !

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Re: Unai Emery - our manager
« Reply #7394 on: December 11, 2023, 09:26:19 PM »
And to add, I looked at the fixtures last night and if we carry on through Christmas, there's not much to worry about until April, by which point we could have a serious lead over other top 4/5 competitors.

 


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