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Re: Pablo Fornals

Post by YorksHammer » Fri Oct 11, 2019 10:20 am

Aceface wrote:
Fri Oct 11, 2019 10:02 am
You don't pick up 12 assists in a season in a top league without having something about you.
Playing complete Devil's Advocate here, Ace, as I agree with you, but that was one season - his other two top flight Spanish seasons he got 2 and 3.

He wouldn't be the first player to have had one outstanding (statistical) season - although I think he was far more key to Villarreal than those numbers suggest.

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Re: Pablo Fornals

Post by Patito » Fri Oct 11, 2019 10:59 am

This thread will go the same way as Anderson’s.

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Re: Pablo Fornals

Post by Aceface » Fri Oct 11, 2019 11:40 am

YorksHammer wrote:
Fri Oct 11, 2019 10:20 am
Playing complete Devil's Advocate here, Ace, as I agree with you, but that was one season - his other two top flight Spanish seasons he got 2 and 3.
Given his current age, he must only have been 19-20 years old for one of those seasons, so I think it's best to give him the benefit of the doubt there given "kids" like Diangana and Cullen are currently 21 and 23 respectively. Last season admittedly wasn't a productive one for him.

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Re: Pablo Fornals

Post by snooperpooper » Fri Oct 11, 2019 11:57 am

Give the kid a chance, he's come into the fastest and most physical league in the world, he's very young and getting limited game time so will continue to struggle to make the impact so many seem to be calling for.

Be patient, he will deliver!

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Re: Pablo Fornals

Post by Ozza » Sat Oct 12, 2019 7:32 am

Patito wrote:
Fri Oct 11, 2019 10:59 am
This thread will go the same way as Anderson’s.
Yup, can't wait. Same old faces saying the same ****

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Re: Pablo Fornals

Post by daytimedave » Sat Oct 19, 2019 2:59 pm

give him time , he will come good . yeah right !

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Re: Pablo Fornals

Post by Ironing Board » Sat Oct 19, 2019 3:21 pm

Not casting aspersions, but apparently a popular team bonding game is to play “pin the tail on the Fornals...”

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Re: Pablo Fornals

Post by stu1 » Sat Oct 19, 2019 3:40 pm

Patito wrote:
Fri Oct 11, 2019 10:59 am
This thread will go the same way as Anderson’s.
If Anderson doesn’t sort himself out soon, his thread will do a complete turn.

24 p&l games without a goal and counting for him.

On Fornals his form is very worrying, he’s literally showing absolutely nothing in terms of promise.

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Re: Pablo Fornals

Post by westham,eggyandchips » Sat Oct 19, 2019 7:15 pm

Fornals looks a little out of his depth. However, I got it wrong with Anderson, so I'm hoping he can turn it around sooner rather than later.

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Re: Pablo Fornals

Post by Cuenca 'ammer » Sat Oct 19, 2019 7:20 pm

westham,eggyandchips wrote:
Sat Oct 19, 2019 7:15 pm
Fornals looks a little out of his depth. However, I got it wrong with Anderson, so I'm hoping he can turn it around sooner rather than later.
however Anderson seems to have gone off the boil lately - so I wonder now if the goal scoring creative Anderson was the norm, or this is.

very frustrating to say the least. didn't watch today but the comments on here and the beeb's review doesn't paint a rosy picture.

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Re: Pablo Fornals

Post by hammer1975 » Sat Oct 19, 2019 7:36 pm

Sure there is a player in there.

Big question around whether he should have been a priority though. We don’t know whether the intention was to bring in another player or he was seen as the final part of the midfield jigsaw. Lots assuming the later but I do wonder if it was the former and we got less than we wanted for our sales plus ended up paying more for Haller than expected.

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Re: Pablo Fornals

Post by aaronhammer » Sat Oct 19, 2019 8:08 pm

Four touch Fornals. Needs to get up to speed of the Premier League if he’s going to be a success for us.

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Re: Pablo Fornals

Post by DannyboyDJL » Sat Oct 19, 2019 8:17 pm

I'd like to see him dropped in alongside Rice and let him try and get on the ball and get used to the pace of the Prem. He's chucked in, then dropped, then back in for 10 etc. Lanzini has played in this league for years and he's looking awful, so this lad doesn't stand a chance. I think technically, he's better than any of our midfield, he's just shot of confidence and playing in a poor team.

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Re: Pablo Fornals

Post by Kialos » Sat Oct 19, 2019 9:02 pm

I like him.

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Re: Pablo Fornals

Post by Diogenes » Sat Oct 19, 2019 10:34 pm

Kialos wrote:
Sat Oct 19, 2019 9:02 pm
I like him.
I agree. He may have been poo today but he doesn't hide, tries stuff (even if not good) and seems to put the effort in. More than most of our team.

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Re: Pablo Fornals

Post by James P » Sat Oct 19, 2019 10:39 pm

I don’t see what he’s bringing to the team. He doesn’t have a place in my front six.

Today a lot of talented players in Anderson, Lanzini and Rice played poorly. I’m not convinced Fornals played below himself.

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Re: Pablo Fornals

Post by hammer1975 » Sat Oct 19, 2019 10:42 pm

He seems much slower than he appeared in the u21 tournament and from youtube clips.

That is exposed in our team (which lacks pace) than it may be in other teams surrounded by quicker players.

For all the coating that Lanzini is taking I still think he’s the better player.

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Re: Pablo Fornals

Post by bubbles1966 » Sat Oct 19, 2019 10:46 pm

westham,eggyandchips wrote:
Sat Oct 19, 2019 7:15 pm
Fornals looks a little out of his depth. However, I got it wrong with Anderson, so I'm hoping he can turn it around sooner rather than later.
Anderson is okay - but he's nowhere near £45m worth.

Fornals? He's been awful so far.

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Re: Pablo Fornals

Post by Billydinho » Sat Oct 19, 2019 10:50 pm

DannyboyDJL wrote:
Sat Oct 19, 2019 8:17 pm
I think technically, he's better than any of our midfield, he's just shot of confidence and playing in a poor team.
What’s that based on?

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Re: Pablo Fornals

Post by Doc H Ball » Sat Oct 19, 2019 11:02 pm

I keep saying this, but Lanzini, Anderson, Fornals, Wilshere and to an extent Noble are one player.

Is Pelle’s wife a small, tidy but unimposing bird?

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