Hakim Ziyech

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#4
Not a like for like replacement (does such a thing exist?), but if Eriksen were to leave, I can't think of many realistic signings more suited to replacing him than Ziyech.

His final third quality appears to be in the class as Eriksen, I guess it's just a question of whether he has the work rate and consistency.
 

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Looked incredible against us, but I was surprised to learn that he's 26. Wouldn't want to pay a lot for him because I think there's a fair chance given the type of player that he is that he's just flourishing in his current team under the current manager and might struggle elsewhere. Could see a team going big for him and him flopping hard.
 

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Works incredibly hard, I was extremely impressed with his work tracking Rose over both legs! Definitely the player I’d want to replace Eriksen
 

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Not a like for like replacement (does such a thing exist?), but if Eriksen were to leave, I can't think of many realistic signings more suited to replacing him than Ziyech.

His final third quality appears to be in the class as Eriksen, I guess it's just a question of whether he has the work rate and consistency.
Don't think his work rate would be a problem. Reminds me of Mahrez but with a much better defensive skill set and attitude.
 

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Ziyech by the numbers:

18/19 - 21 goals / 23 assists
17/18 - 9 goals / 18 assists
16/17 - 12 goals / 20 assists
15/16 - 17 goals / 12 assists
14/15 - 17 goals / 17 assists
13/14 - 11 goals / 10 assists

The consistency is definitely there, as is improvement this season.
 

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Wow, it's not just his goalscoring that excites me, he seems to create as many assists as every goal scored. I love guys like this who play with their heads up to know when a pass for an assist is a better option than a shot at goal, and the idea of him linking up with similar attribute players like Dele, Son and Eriksen is mouth-watering. The only possible concern about this guy is that we've seen how relatively easy it is to make goals in the Dutch league but that's no guarantee they can perform to the same level against premier league quality defences - Vincent Janssen as a recent example
 

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Certainly like the look of him. I think Ajax to Spurs would be a pretty easy transition for him. Works hard, has flair and has goals and assists in him. Did sound like Bayern had this one wrapped up so we might have missed the boat. Hopefully he was impressed with our manager and stadium in the CL games!
 
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Personally he's the one player I want us to sign no matter who leaves but I would imagine that he would only be a target if Eriksen leaves.
 

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Just the sort of player we need. Most players in the transfer threads leave me indifferent but here is one who I think could hit the ground running for us
 

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Just a reminder that the Dutch league serves up more duds than diamonds. Let’s not forget Janssen smashed the Eredevisie (31 goals season before he joined us, 2 goals in 31 premier league games for us) and that Tadic has 34 goals this season (his best return in the EPL at Southampton was 7). This lad does look class but let’s keep our fingers crossed.
 

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Just a reminder that the Dutch league serves up more duds than diamonds. Let’s not forget Janssen smashed the Eredevisie (31 goals season before he joined us, 2 goals in 31 premier league games for us) and that Tadic has 34 goals this season (his best return in the EPL at Southampton was 7). This lad does look class but let’s keep our fingers crossed.
His end product would probably decrease in the PL, but there's no doubt he's absolute quality.
 

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Just a reminder that the Dutch league serves up more duds than diamonds. Let’s not forget Janssen smashed the Eredevisie (31 goals season before he joined us, 2 goals in 31 premier league games for us) and that Tadic has 34 goals this season (his best return in the EPL at Southampton was 7). This lad does look class but let’s keep our fingers crossed.
Give them a swap for Vinny, then
:chicken::chicken::chicken::chicken::chicken:
 
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