The Leavers Thread

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Nos89
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Re: The Leavers Thread

Postby Nos89 » Sat Feb 03, 2018 1:14 am

It's noticeable how well our ex-keepers do when they leave. Fabianski and Mannone both kept their new teams in the premier league longer than they should've, szcezsny has recently broken Buffon's record of quickest time to reach 10 clean sheets.
Cech's got worse at the club and he brought his own coach. The reason is obvious yet nothing gets fixed.
Walcott, Giroud, Ox, Coquelin all had decent careers at Arsenal but it was their time to go. Merson, Kevin Campbell, Micky Thomas all left and were replaced by better players, which is what's happened this January. That's the risk a club takes but I'm sure we're better for it.

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Re: The Leavers Thread

Postby A11M11 » Sat Feb 03, 2018 3:58 pm

Didn't Szczesny sum it up when he said he learned more about keeping in his first 4 months at Roma than in 10 years at Arsenal with Gerry Peyton and Wenger.


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