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Liel Abada

Discussion in 'Celtic Chat' started by Valhalla, Jul 14, 2021.

Discuss Liel Abada in the Celtic Chat area at TalkCeltic.net.

  1. stevoEOS

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    Decent player to have on the bench when teams are tiring but we need much much better if we’re to progress/win the league.
     
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  2. mayo

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    We need another winger. Forrest can’t be relied on as too injury prone. Abada and MJ not good enough.
     
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  3. St.Matt

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    Been saying it since he came in so this isn't me turning on him. Guy can't even control simple passes, lacks any technical ability. Genuinely just about gives the ball away every time he has it. 'How can Abada * this move up' is a running comment in my house. As others have said, the 'hes young' excuse doesn't help you trap and control a football, if you can't do that at 20/21 you are always gonna struggle.
     
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  4. DuffyBhoy

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    He's not got any stand out attributes that make me think he would do a job in any set positions, cause he's no a winger or a center forward.

    Few good finishes early here and busy enough off the ball but when in possession he looks lost and out his depth.
     
  5. Callum McGregor The Captain Gold Member

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    Overall I’m not a fan.
     
  6. Valhalla Thus spoke Batistuta. Gold Member

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    A great example of a player who gets a few ‘numbers’ so fans seem to think he’s actually good.
     
  7. Sonic Reducer Gold Member Gold Member

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    Not my cup of tea
     
  8. kristof

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    He’s just no good enough for us
     
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  9. john2061

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    Go out and buy Boyle of Hibs he is better than Johnston and Abada .
     
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  10. Lewis Kerr

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    His lack of technical ability is excruciating to watch. He * up so many easy passes and his dribbling is erratic. I like his energy and willingness to work for the team but his all round game is just amateurish at times.
     
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  11. buchanbhoy

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    He is certainly Not a number 9. I still think he will develop and grow as a winger.
     
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  12. Dannybhoy81

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    Ange signed him, Ange is getting time to get things right, I'll give his signings the same time
     
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  13. muaythai postie

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    When running with the ball he never seems in control of it, in 1 on 1 situations I never believe he can beat his man. He's a run in behind player who played the right way will score goals, he just won't create for himself bcoz he's so lacking in technical ability.
     
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  14. JC Anton Get yer, hats, scarfs badges & tapes

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    Just turned 20 plenty of time to improve.

    Harsh to vent at him, he's clearly not a ST.
     
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  15. HTG "I have an uncle who does Yoga"

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    Miles away from what's needed atm.

    Don't think he'd be anywhere near the team if everybody was fit, but he's had an opportunity to step up and hasn't really taken it.
     
  16. Mr. Slippyfist Gold Member Gold Member

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    Utter pish.

    His age not his nationality proves otherwise...
     
  17. CountyDownFaithful

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    Has went from looking class to looking clueless. I know he’s young, he’s living in a new country, adapting to a new style of play and I sympathise with all of that.

    I’m sure with the right coaching Abada will become a good player for us but we need better at this moment in time. He can’t be starting week in, week out.
     
  18. Seán Mac D Gold Member Gold Member

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    He's not a striker JC but he's been rank for months now, let's be honest.

    Poor touch that often turns him back towards his own goal and allows opposition to press, followed by a safe pass back.

    Rarely goes by his man even when 1 v 1 a much slower player.

    On the occasions that he does go by his man or gets played in behind his crossing is abysmal. Either not beating the first man or beating everyone and the advertising boards.

    He's young aye but I just don't see him as a good fit whatsoever.

    To me he's similar to Klimala in that he'd probably suit a team that plays on the counter attack where he can then use his 1 redeeming quality, pace with space to run into. At Celtic where you are regularly up against tightly-packed defences his technique doesn't cut the mustard.
     
  19. cammy07

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    Don’t think he’s ever looked class tbh. His numbers are decent but his goals have mainly been headers and tap ins from being right place right time.
     
  20. G40B

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    He looked really good at the start of the season.

    I think people need to cut him a bit of slack; the guy has only just turned 20.