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What Celtic player got the most out of their talent?

Discussion in 'Celtic Chat' started by SkyeCelt, Feb 12, 2024.

Discuss What Celtic player got the most out of their talent? in the Celtic Chat area at TalkCeltic.net.

  1. Hammy89 Gold Member Gold Member

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  2. Waiting For An Alibi

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    i shouldn't have put Wieghorst and McKinley next to the others.

    I'll just make the excuse that I'm tired. :giggle1:
     
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  3. PaulM1888 Moderator Moderator Gold Member

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    Not only that mate, you’ll be amazed to know he was Japan’s first choice striker in a World Cup Group they won containing Spain and Germany. Then scored in the last 16 against Croatia.

    It’s almost as if he’s not an * footballer at all.
     
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  4. AdamRS Gold Member Gold Member

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  5. Callum McGregor The Captain Gold Member

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    Hence why I said he's maximised the very very limited talent he has.
     
  6. PaulM1888 Moderator Moderator Gold Member

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    I strongly disagree.
     
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  7. AdamRS Gold Member Gold Member

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    #bestsinceLarsson
     
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  8. Callum McGregor The Captain Gold Member

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    Fair enough.
     
  9. PaulM1888 Moderator Moderator Gold Member

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    Remove the tongue from the cheek, he’s ahead of the ‘best since Larsson’ for his national team for which he’s a direct competitor for a spot.

    An * footballer with no technique no less.
     
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    I’d give wgs a large chunk of credit for this, because look at the amount of players in that side who had limited ability but who were effective players for us… that’s not a coincidence for me anyway.

    And quite a lot of that development was down to simple hard work and fitness. wgs was big on old school stamina work, as this is the main reason that Leeds united team won the league under Howard Wilkinson. I read his book, there was nothing sophisticated about the methods. And nothing exceptional about that team.

    I think that’s why we were strong in Europe under wgs too… we could outwork teams who had more talent. Now, we’re trying to rely on technical ability, but getting easily outclassed in that department.
     
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    Lambert did go up against Zidine in the CL final, played the full game as Dortmund beat Juve 3 - 1.

    Talented player, but you wouldn't have expected that from him.
     
  12. AdamRS Gold Member Gold Member

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    The fact he gets ahead of Kyogo for the national team is bizarre and Kyogo is far superior. I’m fine having him around for squad depth but he shouldn’t be our best option for left wing imo.
     
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    The true best since Larsson isn’t Kyogo anyway. :biggrin:
     
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  14. JML67 Gold Member Gold Member

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    Idah?
     
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    Stated in an interview that he was never the best player in his team as a youth and was a late developer.
     
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    Scored enough in Japan. Guys work rate is up there with anyone iv seen.
     
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    Taylor and Mcnamara are two good shouts at full back.
    Mcmanus and Brown also good shouts.
     
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    First one that came to mind was Broony.
     
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    james mccarthy got a 4 year deal despite being useless and done