Malcom

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Couple of years ago he was one of top players in key passes made, could be useful to have someone with that ability if we sell Eriksen. I wish we would go for Ziyech or Brooks but Malcom is not a terrible option. Semedo could also be a decent RB option.
 

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I'm not totally sold on this guy - do you remember people bidding £90m for Thomas Lemar? How's he actually done at Athletico?

Obviously if we get him he's the best player in the world, but until then....
 

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I'm not totally sold on this guy - do you remember people bidding £90m for Thomas Lemar? How's he actually done at Athletico?

Obviously if we get him he's the best player in the world, but until then....
Pretty terrible. 2 goals and 2 assists in La Liga and is now pretty much a squad player. Always thought he'd struggle to fit into Atletico's style
 

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i feel a bit more confident in these guys even if they haven't performed. it's not like they are flavour of the month this time round.

we scouted them, we know exactly how and where we would use them - and per ITK we only want players we think will improve the 1st 11.

therefore, given their age, have some comfort that while they're not this years' Pepe - we know exactly how we would play them and that their core talent remains - and poch wants it.
 

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I'm not totally sold on this guy - do you remember people bidding £90m for Thomas Lemar? How's he actually done at Athletico?

Obviously if we get him he's the best player in the world, but until then....
Atletico is a funny one. They’ve bought plenty of attacking players for large amounts of money, like Lemar or Martins and they just don’t fit.
 

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what when Barca lost 4-0?
yup. i remember one play against the right back, he was already passed his man. he had the choice to bomb diagonally inwards but decided to cut back for no reason, basically lennon-esque and wasted a great opportunity. if you can recognise opportunities or attacking space like that im not sure if you are the right player we need
 

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yup. i remember one play against the right back, he was already passed his man. he had the choice to bomb diagonally inwards but decided to cut back for no reason, basically lennon-esque and wasted a great opportunity. if you can recognise opportunities or attacking space like that im not sure if you are the right player we need
lol
 

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yup. i remember one play against the right back, he was already passed his man. he had the choice to bomb diagonally inwards but decided to cut back for no reason, basically lennon-esque and wasted a great opportunity. if you can recognise opportunities or attacking space like that im not sure if you are the right player we need
So the 22 year old who hasn't had regularly game time made a poor decision in a game where his team were being absolutely outclassed and he was brought on as a hailmary?
 

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@lol in fairness when i first saw this thread i thought of that exact same move and thought naaah not for me but obviously can’t judge a player on one passage of play.
 

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For me this spotlight has moved on from him, he has really shown nothing whilst at Barcelona, even though he has had limited time.
 

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He’s really not that good. He’s gone on to prove that at Barcelona.

This is a cat C option. I want cat A from now on.
 

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Lucas was doing just the same at PSG. Just because they didn’t make it at a super club doesn’t mean they are not quality.
Funny you should mention Moura as that is the level he reminds me of. I'd quite happily take him for rotating on the left with Son.
 

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Lucas was doing just the same at PSG. Just because they didn’t make it at a super club doesn’t mean they are not quality.
Apart from Lucas scored 20 goals the season before we purchased him. Just wasn’t the fancied by the manager hence why he left in January.. seen absolutely nothing from Malcolm in the opportunity’s he’s been given that he’s worth it. Was going to Roma for a reason!!
 

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Apart from Lucas scored 20 goals the season before we purchased him. Just wasn’t the fancied by the manager hence why he left in January.. seen absolutely nothing from Malcolm in the opportunity’s he’s been given that he’s worth it. Was going to Roma for a reason!!
That'll be the Roma who finished 3rd in the league and reached the CL semi finals the season before...?
 

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Lucas was doing just the same at PSG. Just because they didn’t make it at a super club doesn’t mean they are not quality.
No he wasn’t, Moura was outstanding and banging the goals in for PSG but then they signed Mbappe and Neymar and he was knocked down the pecking order. Malcom has done nothing at Barca.
 

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No he wasn’t, Moura was outstanding and banging the goals in for PSG but then they signed Mbappe and Neymar and he was knocked down the pecking order. Malcom has done nothing at Barca.
Yes and why hasn’t Malcolm done much, because he has Messi, Suarez etc in the way. Lucas gained the same issue at PSG with Neymar as you just said and we have taken him for relatively cheap.

Prior to Malcolm going to Barca he was doing great, just because a player doesn’t kick Messi or Suarez out of their place doesn’t mean they don’t have great talent.

Failing at a super club does not mean they can’t be a success for us and Malcolm has a lot of talent. If a lot of our summer consist of taking the likes of Malcolm, Isco and other players no longer required but with good ability I won’t complain too much.
 
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