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Gareth Bale

Discussion in 'Spurs News & Views' started by GGyid, 18 Jan 2012.

  1. Goatleaf

    Goatleaf Andy Reid

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    He has still got the ability to beat a defender but for some reason has lost his timing when shooting - some of his shots wide and with no power would have been embarrassing for any player. If Jose gives him more game time I'm sure he'll soon fix that. Question is, will he and if so who would he drop, Moura or Stevie B?
     
  2. Kandi1977

    Kandi1977 Andy Thompson

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    Didn't know this
     
  3. Raziel

    Raziel Johnny Morrison

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    Have you seen our schedule?

    In cups it's Lucas and Bale
    In PL, first choice would Stevie, when we have a situation like Thursday/Sunday this week with a top team and a lesser team, Stevie against top team, Bale against lesser, Lucas can sub either/both later in game

    I still think Bale's biggest plus is he has a history of scoring important goals .. that's a great attribute
     
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  4. metalgear

    metalgear Jimmy McCormick

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    injuries suspensions...with his experience he could fit in any game no problem...Great back up especially with his scoring instinct (right place right time...like cavani)

    Sent from my SM-G985F using glory-glory.co.uk mobile app
     
  5. Spur of the moment

    Spur of the moment Pat van den Hauwe

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    Back up? He's just short of match practice. Once he gets past that - and steers clear of injury - we 'll have three deadly strikers up front. All of whom can also play a key part in the build-up.
     
  6. Danishfurniturelover

    Danishfurniturelover the prettiest spice girl

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    Yep pretty sure Mourinho never really wanted him.
     
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  7. 90291Spur

    90291Spur Paul Robinson

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    Bale to me is like when you’re bursting for a massive dump, you squeeze hard, and all that comes out are two tiny pebbles.
     
  8. LemonadeMoney

    LemonadeMoney Chris Perry

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    You've still got the massive dump to come, you just need to be patient.
     
  9. Gazza

    Gazza Chris Armstrong

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    At this rate he will be ready for next season
     
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  10. StephenH

    StephenH Jimmy Cantrell

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    I wonder how much we are wasting him?
     
  11. metalgear

    metalgear Jimmy McCormick

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    SteveAWOL Jack Jull

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    We might be only paying 40% of his wages but his performances are barely 20% of what we used to get from Bale.


     
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  13. 90291Spur

    90291Spur Paul Robinson

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    What a shame to see how not very good in a game situation he is these days.
     
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  14. AdamB

    AdamB Colin Calderwood

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    Signing him was worth a try, but he's finished. Play him in the EL and then send him back to real in the summer
     
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    90291Spur Paul Robinson

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    FIFY
     
  16. harr1984

    harr1984 Nick Barmby

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    As much as I was disappointed with Mourinho for playing Sissoko wingback and Davies on the other flank, nothing disappointed me more than Bales performance. This was his time to step up and show he can still be the man. Saddens me to say, it’s not going to happen - but will always be one of my favourite players I’ve seen pull on the shirt....
     
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  17. Modrical

    Modrical Gregorz Rasiak

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    I thoroughly enjoyed the hype and excitement signing Bale caused for us as Spurs fans, and he has understandably had a lot of goodwill/patience from us to get match fit. Unfortunately it appears he isn't up to it (I still hope he could come good, but looks so unlikely and more likely blind optimism on my part) and a further opportunity for other fans to say 'i told you he was rubbish blah blah blah' (along with our manager, but that's a whole other convo).

    What i can't fathom though is how his effort/output is deemed better than Dele's?! I suppose it must be down to stuff we don't see/on the training ground, but just makes no sense to me
     
  18. AdamB

    AdamB Colin Calderwood

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    I just think that Dele didnt suit Mourinho's way of playing at the start, and now there is a rift there and no way back

    Dele isnt my favourite player, but I hope he stays til the summer so that hte next manager can decide whether he has a future, not Jose
     
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  19. Bedfordspurs

    Bedfordspurs Vivian Woodward

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    I think the gamble on signing him was 400% right
    So far it looks wrong but I believe it was the right thing to do
     
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  20. Legohamster

    Legohamster Steffen Iversen

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    Joke of a decision to sign him, few of us said to be suspicious of injury prone players that are happy to sit on a bench and pick up pay.

    Not only is he a complete waste of time and money his wages are apparently causing issues with Son negotiations as he wants a chunk of what Bale is getting.
     
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