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^^^ And it's one of the reasons we're in 4th.
We don't have enough goalscorers in our team; well we do, but only in terms of reputation.
No one's delivering.

We can blame our defence all we like, but fixing it won't be enough. We've had so much possession and done very little with it.
Hopefully Depay can make a difference. But we need a player of Aguero's calibre.
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dozer wrote:^^^ And it's one of the reasons we're in 4th.
We don't have enough goalscorers in our team; well we do, but only in terms of reputation.
No one's delivering.

We can blame our defence all we like, but fixing it won't be enough. We've had so much possession and done very little with it.
Hopefully Depay can make a difference. But we need a player of Aguero's calibre.
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dozer wrote:^^^ And it's one of the reasons we're in 4th.
We don't have enough goalscorers in our team; well we do, but only in terms of reputation.
No one's delivering.

We can blame our defence all we like, but fixing it won't be enough. We've had so much possession and done very little with it.
Hopefully Depay can make a difference. But we need a player of Aguero's calibre.
Football's a simple game - you win by scoring more goals than you concede so yes, you need goal scorers but you also need to stop conceding goals. The issue is where does the priority lie at the moment? IMHO the defence has been neglected for too long and needs addressing first, before we go chasing sexy strikers, who we won't get anyway.
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Any news on the DDG injury? Will he miss the last game and (I hope!!) give Valdes a full 90 minutes?
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swampash wrote:
dozer wrote:^^^ And it's one of the reasons we're in 4th.
We don't have enough goalscorers in our team; well we do, but only in terms of reputation.
No one's delivering.

We can blame our defence all we like, but fixing it won't be enough. We've had so much possession and done very little with it.
Hopefully Depay can make a difference. But we need a player of Aguero's calibre.
Football's a simple game - you win by scoring more goals than you concede so yes, you need goal scorers but you also need to stop conceding goals. The issue is where does the priority lie at the moment? IMHO the defence has been neglected for too long and needs addressing first, before we go chasing sexy strikers, who we won't get anyway.
Agreed, defence is our priority but that alone won't let us challenge for the title. It'll save us some points but not enough to be the best.
We need top quality goal scorers; yeah we got Falcao last season but he's failed miserably. We'll need to try someone else next season.
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It's not like our problem is finishing. We just don't create enough chances. And our defence doesn't get much protection form Carrick or Blind. Both problems can be fixed in midfield.

Fitness is a bigger problem in defence than quality. Jones has started the most games at CB this season with 21 starts and we've had a very easy schedule. In which case Hummels, who has only managed 23 league games in the last two seasons, might not be the best option.
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marlon wrote:It's not like our problem is finishing. We just don't create enough chances. And our defence doesn't get much protection form Carrick or Blind. Both problems can be fixed in midfield.

Fitness is a bigger problem in defence than quality. Jones has started the most games at CB this season with 21 starts and we've had a very easy schedule. In which case Hummels, who has only managed 23 league games in the last two seasons, might not be the best option.
Yeah, fair point about the chances, but it's also our striker's responsiblity to create chances unless that striker is Van Nistelrooy.
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...or IS he?
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