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WHO'S OUR NEXT NO.7?
« on: February 04, 2009, 05:02:52 PM »
Having such a great history our no.7 shirt is now up for grabs?

Who would you like to fill it? A big summer signing? Voronin! :o? Or maybe someone in the current squad stepping up? 

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Re: WHO'S OUR NEXT NO.7?
« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2009, 07:24:19 PM »
What I would really like to see is someone home grown coming through to take Number 7. Gerrard would have been the ideal man.

Off hand someone like David Villa springs to mind. Kaka maybe, if we could spare 110 million  ;)

Its a tough call but it needs to be someone with more luck than the last few


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Re: WHO'S OUR NEXT NO.7?
« Reply #2 on: February 04, 2009, 09:17:10 PM »
Is there room for a number 7? The problem as I see it is sign a world class player and does Rafa favour 4-4-2 and upset them, or sign someone happy to be in the squad and have a weaker squad?

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Re: WHO'S OUR NEXT NO.7?
« Reply #3 on: February 05, 2009, 08:32:29 AM »
any nominations for Lucas to get it?!!! >:(

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Re: WHO'S OUR NEXT NO.7?
« Reply #4 on: February 05, 2009, 10:51:16 AM »
any nominations for Lucas to get it?!!! >:(

The lad can't tackle, he hasn't a clue about the very basics of when it's viable to win the ball and when it isn't, yet still he get's played in central midfield. It's hardly his fault. His position is the one Gerrard occupies, further forward, where he can keep the ball moving, playing it and making himself available, which he does well. It's the position he played for Gremio and the Brazilian National teams he's played. Now that Gerrard's out, he needs to moved further forward, where he can play to his strengths and his defensive duties amount to no more than closing down and putting players under pressure, forcing an error or winning the ball by interception. He needs to be told to forget trying to tackle. Xabi was guilty of the same yesterday. You can see it, the ball isn't clearly available to be won, yet you just know both of them atr still going to stick a leg in there. 
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