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Gabriel Magalhães: Not Our Only Signing

Discussion in 'Arsenal Talk' started by say yes, Sep 1, 2020.

  1. MikelHadADream

    MikelHadADream Well-Known Member

    Micha Richards really doesn't have a clue what he's on about, shocking pundit imo.
     
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  2. Riou

    Riou Non-Stop Nostalgia

    I like Richards but he has had a mare there...he literally could have picked any of our other defenders and been right, but he picks our one quality one ffs :lol:
     
  3. Token Yank

    Token Yank Well-Known Member

    Possibly my favorite player on the team.
     
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  4. Ashybashy86

    Ashybashy86 Well-Known Member

    I'd criticise Bellerin, then Leno, then Inaki Cana for the goal before even considering Gabriel. But that's just me.
     
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  5. Penn_

    Penn_ Established Member

    I mean this is the Gabriel thread... :lol:
     
  6. Ashybashy86

    Ashybashy86 Well-Known Member

    True :lol:
     
  7. samshere

    samshere Why so serieuse?

    He was too far away from sterling to make the block. Shouldn't have let city outnumber us in the box, and the goal wasn't the only time it happened either.
     
  8. BigPoppaPump

    BigPoppaPump Contrarian

    Micah Richards is a giggling fool wtf does he know, needs to stick to being comic relief and leave the football discussions.
     
  9. GDeep™

    GDeep™ Dissociating

    Here’s the issue, English pundits don’t watch European football. Richards is asking if Gabriel is the “right standard”, what he’s really saying is “why didn’t Arsenal sign a big name we know for 70M”. He then could’ve sucked us off for showing great ambition and signing this great top player.

    Richards can’t break down Gabriel or tell us any weaknesses or issues because he’s only watch Gabriel maybe one or twice in full 90 minutes.
     
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  10. TakeChillPill

    TakeChillPill Well-Known Member

    Both Micah Richards and Sol were poor pundits but for different reasons. Micah spouted nonsense, seems to be winging it half the time and Sol talks sense but struggled to articulate his points.

    Out of all the new sky sports pundits I'm really enjoying evra.
     
  11. GDeep™

    GDeep™ Dissociating

    I like Richards though, he seems a good lad but he’s used for comic relief on Sky like @BigPoppaPump said.
     
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  12. GDeep™

    GDeep™ Dissociating

    Fans watch more football than pundits. There are people on here who will talk about a midfielder at Schalke or RB at Nice or some guy at Atalanta etc. Guys like Scholes, Richards etc have never heard of them or seen them.
     
  13. Breezy

    Breezy Well-Known Member

    He’s a moron. The bloke can barely string 3 sentences together ffs.

    Although that’s still probably two more than I can manage tbf.
     
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  14. yousif_arsenal

    yousif_arsenal King of Twitter Rumours Moderator

    It called smart scouting Kosh wasn't even PL midtable standard when we sign him after one year he became our key defender and teams like Bayern PSG wanted him.
     
  15. RunTheTrap

    RunTheTrap Well-Known Member

    A lot of these pundits just feed off what their colleagues say than actually researching or watching players for themselves. Arsenal are known to have below average CBs (The uncoachables as Gary Neville put it), so that means if Arsenal concede a goal, the blame automatically goes to them. If you actually watch the goal City scored, there are about 4 players you can blame before even looking at Gabriel or even Luiz. Cellabos gets sucked in by the pass made by Mahrez, Xhaka is too slow to get back, Bellerin gets beaten too easily by Foden and Leno parries the goal back to Sterling. 4 errors by 4 different players but the narrative shifts the blame on our centre backs.
     
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  16. Chaoz_Enigma

    Chaoz_Enigma Well-Known Member

    Ease off a little bit guys...hes a gooner.
     
  17. Jury

    Jury Mission Accomplished

    That, and he’s rubbish
     
  18. GoonerJeeves

    GoonerJeeves Up The Terriers

    It was a pity that Jose got another job in football, he was on a different planet than the other pundits. Someone who actually knows football on a tactical level, compared with people like Souness, who must be the most dour man in football.

    Hopefully he'll get sacked at Sp**s, and back in the studio.
     
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  19. BigPoppaPump

    BigPoppaPump Contrarian

    Can't trust a grown man that giggles that much tbh.
     
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  20. Macho

    Macho Well-Known Member Trusted

    I was impressed at how well he knew the profiles of our new signings last summer.

    Completely nailed it too. He’s not my type of manager but yeah as a pundit he had excellent insight, he should be managing though.
     
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