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La Liga 2019-20

Discussion in 'World Football' started by StPauli1916, Jul 1, 2019.

Discuss La Liga 2019-20 in the World Football area at TalkCeltic.net.

  1. Notorious Gold Member Gold Member

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    Conte on his way then
     
  3. Barry Robson

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    Aguero and Wijnaldum supposedly reached agreements to sign for Barca, which isn't a surprise as its supposed to have been a case of waiting until season end until it happened
     
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    Probably why smoke was coming out earlier, to announce Zidane leaving and a new manager being announced :giggle1:
     
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    Depay confirmed at Barca


    Surely Dembele and/or Greizmann must be for the off?

    How do you fit in Messi, Dembele, Depay, Fati, Greizmann, Pedri - all gonna be wanting to start games in that front 3/4
     
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    Seen Barca can’t sign any players until their wage bill is reduced. They really are a bunch of cheats.
     
  9. PaulM1888 Gold Member Gold Member

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    They can’t even register the players they have signed never mind buy any more.

    If Messi leaves they’re in even deeper * because he generates more revenue than he costs.

    A proper *.
     
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    A lot to look forward to in terms of young talents and new acquisitions

    Memphis, despite his Neymar-ish persona, looks like he will be an excellent addition to the attack. Even without Messi, Kun or Ansu, already shows terrific understanding/link with Griezmann

    Yusuf Demir has been a genuine revelation, acquired on loan from Rapid Wien (10M purchase option) for the B team- inverted winger or attacking midfielder: effectively a #10 like Messi. Terrific pressing and very high football IQ, only 18 y.o. Seems pretty clear he will be a part of the 1st team which unfortunately means Collado will have to be loaned out

    16 y.o. Gavi stealing headlines from Puig - remarkable composure & ability to play as an interior midfielder, playing between the lines. Not sure I have ever seen a 16 year old looking this comfortable in the 1st team setup running the offense. He will be registered with the B team (Really a Juvenil A player) but will be seeing time with the 1st team

    Same goes for 19 y.o. DM, Nico - I am still in a bit of disbelief over how good he looks with an understanding of the position that explains the Busquets comparisons

    Balde will be the heir apparent to Alba despite not getting any minutes yesterday and will get minutes with the 1st team this season while also sharing duty with the B team

    Puig, despite clear agenda by Koeman, continues to impress but will the Dutchman favor Gavi over him? I think they can compliment eachother well

    Messi, Kun, Pedri, Garcia & Emerson yet to feature in pre-season

    Still players to move out (Coutinho, Lenglet, Pjanic, Neto, Umtiti & Braithwaite) before Messi can be signed since it appears Griezmann will be staying and accepting a reduction in wages. Dembele is believed to extend as well

    Financial problems still to resolve ahead of season but talent is quite strong. Coaching? Less convinced wrt Koeman, we wait for Xavi
     
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    Gavi looks frightening man.

    How good is that Diego Almeida? Not seen much of him but looks like another star for yous.
     
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    Almeida will be moving from Cadete A and playing for Juvenil A in the UEFA Youth CL, only 16 y.o. Likely he could get his B team debut as well but far too early for the 1st team

    As for his strengths, he is an incredibly gifted central defender - both in defense and particularly elegant on the ball
     
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    The viewership of the League must be going to take some hit with Messi leaving, Real Madrid were already quite a boring team to watch but Barcelona with Messi were always worth watching basically just to see him, with him gone that'll be a lot of viewers away and Atletico and the rest aren't great to watch either. Sevilla usually good.

    Still some interest in Barca with Fati and Pedri but does feel like the League is going to be another season where who is the least bad will win and no team is really going to be great.
     
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    Who needs Messi when you have Martin Braithewaite scoring and making goals :fear:
     
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    Messi is a fraud.
     
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    Over a billion in debt and still looking to buy players..