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Carrasco.
Discussion started by Boston Gooner , 30 January, 2019 11:02
Carrasco.
Boston Gooner 30 January, 2019 11:02
Arsenal are in talks to sign Belgian winger Yannick Carrasco from Chinese side Dalian Yifang, according to Sky in Italy.

The Gunners are understood to have turned to the 25 year old after they were frustrated in their attempts to sign Ivan Perisic from Inter Milan.


Back in for him again lol.
We are basically trying to get anyone who's willing to come to us on the cheap.



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Re: Carrasco.
MattySadler 30 January, 2019 11:25
Would be good just to get a couple more bodies in for the second half of the season.

Re: Carrasco.
Boston Gooner 30 January, 2019 11:37
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MattySadler
Would be good just to get a couple more bodies in for the second half of the season.

I agree with you.
But surely its defenders we need first.



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Re: Carrasco.
MattySadler 30 January, 2019 17:28
Quote:
Boston Gooner
Quote:
MattySadler
Would be good just to get a couple more bodies in for the second half of the season.

I agree with you.
But surely its defenders we need first.

Yep

Re: Carrasco.
CazOnARola 30 January, 2019 17:34
We need 2 or 3 defenders, one won't make that big a difference. But one winger can mean 1 more goal per game. Looking at the state of defense, we will leak no matter who plays

Re: Carrasco.
Merlion96 30 January, 2019 22:07
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CazOnARola
We need 2 or 3 defenders, one won't make that big a difference. But one winger can mean 1 more goal per game. Looking at the state of defense, we will leak no matter who plays

As I said before, the way to overcome a leaky and porous defence is simply to outscore opponents.
We got away with it during early part of the season, scoring an average of minimum 2 goals per game.

When our goal scoring prowess started to dry up, we started losing and drawing games.

we beat Tiny Totts 4-2, draw with Liverpool 2-2 and beat Cardiff 2-1 with a leaky defence.



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Re: Carrasco.
Gooner Sod 30 January, 2019 22:34
Quote:
Merlion96
Quote:
CazOnARola
We need 2 or 3 defenders, one won't make that big a difference. But one winger can mean 1 more goal per game. Looking at the state of defense, we will leak no matter who plays

As I said before, the way to overcome a leaky and porous defence is simply to outscore opponents.
We got away with it during early part of the season, scoring an average of minimum 2 goals per game.

When our goal scoring prowess started to dry up, we started losing and drawing games.

we beat Tiny Totts 4-2, draw with Liverpool 2-2 and beat Cardiff 2-1 with a leaky defence.

This is very true. Unfortunately Emery is cautious and still plays many CMs against small teams we can easily outscore.

He could have played Ramsey instead of Elneny vs Cardiff as realisticly they wouldn't be a massive threat going forward if you take the game to them.

Re: Carrasco.
MattySadler 31 January, 2019 11:08
Ornstein tweeted that the move is OFF. Says Carrasco was happy to join us but the loan fee we offered was far too low. Apparently they've had a better offer from AC Milan.

Re: Carrasco.
Kalela 31 January, 2019 12:27
Oh well. Wanted to see him here the most of all the players linked with Arsenal.

Re: Carrasco.
SaltnPeppah 31 January, 2019 19:54
Dodged a bullet, there. He's seriously regressed since leaving Europe. His cameos for Belgium during the WC were embarrassing, way off the level required. Martinez should never have picked him in the squad.



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Re: Carrasco.
SuperRob 31 January, 2019 21:14
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SaltnPeppah
Dodged a bullet, there. He's seriously regressed since leaving Europe. His cameos for Belgium during the WC were embarrassing, way off the level required. Martinez should never have picked him in the squad.

Agreed. Of all the wingers we've been linked with, he was my least favourite.


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