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Vasilis Barkas

Discussion in 'Celtic Chat' started by Minty, Jul 29, 2020.

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  1. Wee Baldy

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    Tell him that we will also throw in the Elgin Marbles if they take him off our hands
     
  2. StevieBhoooy!

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    I wouldn’t go back and check but I’d bet the starting pages of this thread have the same degree of desire to get Barkas signed as there is now to get him gone…, probably some of the same folk as well…

    I think it was just the wrong appointment for us in the first place and was a panic knee * reaction to the end of the Forster and Gordon sagas.

    It’s probably the best thing for him and us if he goes as I can’t see him improving here… although wouldn’t be surprised one bit if he goes to a decent sized club and succeeds.

    I think language maybe had a lot to do with it… I’m assuming his English isn’t the best, but if there’s one position that needs to be able to communicate verbally on the pitch it’s the goalkeeper…. And he clearly can’t or doesn’t…. A striker works on instinct and visual cues far more so (while not ideal) can get by with little or no language… a keeper can’t. It’s damaged his self confidence irreparably at Celtic.

    Hart is just in the door and he chatters & rants non-stop when there’s a threat from corners or free kick etc… even his *? Moment last night he was all mouth and hand/face gestures afterwards to the defence. The shots at goal weren’t ideal but the way he stopped them WAS encouraging.
     
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  3. john2061

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    Who is going to take this dud off our hands who has no * hands in the sense he can't catch anything or save anything .
    We need to make it a permanent deal maybe 1.5 million as can't see any more than that and any team who takes him on loan will soon find out he's * useless and be back at Celtic before we know it .
     
  4. Breathnach67

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    I agree with all of that but even watching his first interview after signing, he seems to have a better command of English than some of our Scottish lads to be honest.


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    I was genuinely excited when he signed :fear:
     
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    Why wouldn’t you be? 5 mill spent on Greece’s then number one who many if us had watched live at parkhead dump us out of the CL. He came with good pedigree at a good age, you could be forgiven for being excited.


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  7. We named the dog Indiana Gold Member Gold Member

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    There's not many signings I don't get excited about, just want guys to succeed! But barkas is hopeless, I've seen him with my own eyes let in goal after goal that I could save. So while I'd never shout anything abusive etc at him he deserves the vast majority of the criticism he gets. Could be loads of reasons it's not worked out but me personally? I think it's just cos he's * and we've been sold a dud.
     
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    * the Acropolis Marbles, not Elgin Marbles. * Elgin and his Lordship.

    Most Greeks under the age of 50 have excellent English.
     
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    I thought the alternative name for them was the Parthenon Marbles that fecking aristocrat thief stole?
     
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    Most Greeks under the age of 50 have better goalkeeping skills too
     
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    that's the one.
     
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    I’ve just come into this thread to say, see last season when we said Barkas should’ve made a decent save.. that one from Hart early on tonight against AZ is what people were talking about.

    Absolutely no right to save it but managed it.

    AZ keeper had something similar vs Edouard when we were 2-0 up.
     
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    Barkas, along with Boli and Ajeti, are 3 players that are not going anywhere at Celtic. Hopefully, there are moves afoot to get shot of all 3, on way or the other.
     
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    I would have thought he'd be desperate to get out.
     
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    Living the dream as a third choice goalkeeper.

    Probably earning 10-15k a week to dodge a few shots in training midweek then get the weekend off.
     
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    Id forgot about this absolute Diddy. Can we not send him to Bournemouth too? Like a freebie.
     
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    Wrap this * in plastic and stick him in a box of coco pops
     
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    I don't blame him for not wanting to go back to Greece immediately.

    Probably wants to try another nation on the continebt first.