Monreal: Nacho 2020

Discussion in 'Arsenal Talk' started by OnlyOne, Oct 4, 2015.

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  1. Ricardinho

    Ricardinho La Liga Correspondent

    Kola sold. Monreal as back up for year or two until Joel Lopez is hopefully ready to step up to challenge Tierney.
     
  2. Aussie_gunner123

    Aussie_gunner123 Well-Known Member

    I wouldn't be fussed at all if he has just signed another short contract, he is a solid experienced veteran as they are called now, he can fill in anywhere in the back line really apart from the right side, lb or cb you'd probably say. He's been a pretty solid player for us over all the years aswell.
     
  3. YeahBee

    YeahBee Terrible hot takes

    We have too many cover cbs!
     
  4. yousif_arsenal

    yousif_arsenal King of Twitter Rumours Moderator

    i know but we likely to sell Kosh Mustafi Chambers so he'll used there or just LB backup in case we sell Kola.
     
  5. YeahBee

    YeahBee Terrible hot takes

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  6. YeahBee

    YeahBee Terrible hot takes

    If you can play wb you can play lb

    Not all LBs can play wb

    What he brings is what we are lacking

    Those of you who cant see it drank too much wenger-aid
     
  7. YeahBee

    YeahBee Terrible hot takes

    We still have Sok, holding, mavro and possibly saliba and need a quality proven cb to!
     
  8. Ricardinho

    Ricardinho La Liga Correspondent

    Backup for CB and LB with kola and others likely to go.
     
  9. Divided_Pie

    Divided_Pie Well-Known Member

    Disagree

    The whole reason Emery went 3 at the back is because he didn't trust Kola and AMN in a back four.

    Much rather have Monreal backing up KT than Kola - less of a liability defensively, more versatility, and doesn't have a huge long-term contract.
     
  10. StefanB

    StefanB Well-Known Member

    Lets just say that with both Kolasinac and Niles as fullbacks in a back 4, you're screwed defensively unless you completely dominate the game.

    You can survive if you have a more balanced defense/offense. Let's say Bellerin on one side, and Kolasinac on the other. Bellerin is defensively sound, while Kolasinac is good offensively. The same will be true for Tierney on the left, and Niles on the right (even tho I still wanna see AMN play in the middle of the park).

    Playing Niles and Kolasinac together tho is suicide. So is Monreal & Niles aswell, because Monreal has become quite the liability at defending.. sadly Lichsteiner was a calamity aswell, think Emery was trying to get him as a solid defensive addition that just didn't work out at all.
     
  11. Red London

    Red London Well-Known Member

    Have you watched Kola at LB before? He's Championship level there.
     
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  12. YeahBee

    YeahBee Terrible hot takes

    I think he went 3atb because Mustafi kept being mustafi

    Only Xhaka/Torreira were solid in Cm but they got no help from The attackers bar perhaps Laca and iwobi

    When Guendouzi played it was a mess to
     
  13. Maybe

    Maybe Well-Known Member

    With this deal, we are on our way to become a mid table team. It's not because Monreal will be to blame, it's because the club is still accepting weak mentality. Monreal doesn't bring anything to the table anymore, even when you consider him as a backup we're going to be in a serious problem if we'll need him.
    The only thing that's not clear to me is, who will be our first choice LB?

    Charity FC will make sure Nacho earns some more money before he retires, something we already did for Lich.
     
  14. YeahBee

    YeahBee Terrible hot takes

    As bad as Licht was at times he still had some good to Great games and a a**hole attitude we needed
     
  15. gingerpantman

    gingerpantman New Member

    The back 3 wasnt just because of defensive issues, It also gave the team width, Something that we wouldnt have due to the pure lack of natural wingers in the squad.
     
  16. Ricardinho

    Ricardinho La Liga Correspondent

    I'll give you good games, but great?!
     
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