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Re: Alex Moreno - shirt stretched
« Reply #450 on: November 14, 2023, 11:03:15 AM »
I think with how Fulham started the second half - attacking on the left with the sub winger who came on (Wilson?) it wouldn't have been the right time to let him get up to speed.

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Re: Alex Moreno - shirt stretched
« Reply #451 on: November 14, 2023, 02:29:54 PM »
I watched him closely at half time doing individual warm up with a coach as if he was going to get some game time.  His timing looked completely off  and he didn’t appear to be striking the ball cleanly at all. Perhaps it was decided then best to give him a less strenuous return. Hope he came through it.

Half time in the Fulham game?
Sorry, yes at the Fulham game. He was crossing into box from right in front of me.

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Re: Alex Moreno - shirt stretched
« Reply #452 on: November 14, 2023, 08:25:51 PM »
He goes straight back into the team for me when he's ready.

Digne has exceeded expectations this season but Moreno is better.

IMO Digne has earned the right to keep the shirt and it’s up to Moreno to win it back. Great to have two quality players for the same position though.

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Re: Alex Moreno - shirt stretched
« Reply #453 on: November 14, 2023, 08:46:32 PM »
IMO Digne has earned the right to keep the shirt and it’s up to Moreno to win it back. Great to have two quality players for the same position though.

Agreed.

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Re: Alex Moreno - shirt stretched
« Reply #454 on: November 14, 2023, 08:48:14 PM »
He goes straight back into the team for me when he's ready.

Digne has exceeded expectations this season but Moreno is better.

IMO Digne has earned the right to keep the shirt and it’s up to Moreno to win it back. Great to have two quality players for the same position though.

Agree. I think Moreno of last season offers us much more, but he’s had a really serious injury, especially  for a speed merchant, he’s going to need easing in really slowly, I would of thought 10/15 mins for a few games. Digne has also played virtually every minute of every game and put in a huge shift for the team, it would be a huge rebuff just to drop him
straight away.

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Re: Alex Moreno - shirt stretched
« Reply #455 on: November 14, 2023, 08:49:31 PM »
I love Moreno but Digne’s been brilliant and no way should he make way yet.

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Re: Alex Moreno - shirt stretched
« Reply #456 on: November 14, 2023, 08:54:50 PM »
I am looking forward to Unai's next couple of team sheets as he will be wanting to be demanding while trying to impose our style, respecting the players, including our opponents, and connecting with the fans.

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Re: Alex Moreno - shirt stretched
« Reply #457 on: November 14, 2023, 09:04:31 PM »
A fully-fit Moreno would have been very useful away to Forest the other week. Ditto Ramsey.

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Re: Alex Moreno - shirt stretched
« Reply #458 on: November 14, 2023, 09:27:30 PM »
IMO Digne has earned the right to keep the shirt and it’s up to Moreno to win it back. Great to have two quality players for the same position though.

Probably good for Moreno in the long run too. There's been a few players in different teams brought straight back into their sides only to be injured again pretty quickly. I thought we'd struggle without him but Digne has more than stepped up and allowed us to give Moreno that extra bit of time. We might get more for Digne in the summer too, if he moves on. He might have more options too.

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Re: Alex Moreno - shirt stretched
« Reply #459 on: November 15, 2023, 12:18:38 AM »
No problem with him being eased back in
But he will earn his shirt back because he’s a better player and the only player we’ve got who consistently takes opposition players on the outside and gets past them

For all the pace Diaby and Bailey have they very rarely do it

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Re: Alex Moreno - shirt stretched
« Reply #460 on: November 15, 2023, 01:57:15 AM »
I am looking forward to Unai's next couple of team sheets as he will be wanting to be demanding while trying to impose our style, respecting the players, including our opponents, and connecting with the fans.

God, he's so boring, how do the players stay attentive to his broken English? Wish we had a comedian like Gregory or Tactics in charge.

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Re: Alex Moreno - shirt stretched
« Reply #461 on: November 15, 2023, 03:14:23 AM »
I am looking forward to Unai's next couple of team sheets as he will be wanting to be demanding while trying to impose our style, respecting the players, including our opponents, and connecting with the fans.

Nah. I reckon he will be respecting the players and the fans, connecting with them. The opponents, of course, are strong.

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Re: Alex Moreno - shirt stretched
« Reply #462 on: December 01, 2023, 08:18:43 AM »
This guy is fucking brilliant, probably my favourite player of the current lot. Digne has been good this season, very good in fact but Moreno just offers us so much more in my opinion and as ruthless as it is I'd be starting him ahead of Digne again now.

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Re: Alex Moreno - shirt stretched
« Reply #463 on: December 01, 2023, 08:30:01 AM »
Fantastic to have him back. He is so good going forward.  We have 2 very strong left back options don’t we!? Amazing stuff. 

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Re: Alex Moreno - shirt stretched
« Reply #464 on: December 01, 2023, 09:04:39 AM »
I was a bit worried after so long out with a serious hamstring injury that he might have lost half a yard of pace (it's certainly what you tend to hear from former pace-merchants who've had hamstring injuries), but it doesn't seem to be the case so far!  Thought he was excellent last night.  He'll be test more defensively in the league, obviously, but he's such an excellent attacking threat down that left side.

It's so good have him and JJ back on the pitch.  Even if they don't start, what an incredible set of options from the bench.

 


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