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  1. NYGator

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    That was just awful defense.
     
  2. PeterGriffin

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    Do these lads even want an ICC trophy, wow, show some passion.
     
  3. PeterGriffin

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    Joking aside, that's Georgiu's responsibility to make the switch, but he's kind of been the least impressive of the academy boys all day.
     
  4. PeterGriffin

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    Gotta man mark Ronaldo, can't let him ghost through like that.
     
  5. Dick Dollars

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  6. NYGator

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    Great ball.
     
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  7. texasraider

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    Oh my that was sex
     
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  8. PeterGriffin

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    Now we don't have to mark him, Ronaldo off, de Ligt on. Ndombele on for Winks, who immediately assists Moura for the equalizer. I like that.
     
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  9. PeterGriffin

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    Fullbacks switched out for more youth. KWP did alright, Ronaldo's impacted was muted until he passed the ball off and drifted centrally. Of course I wish he had a better attacking ball, his crosses weren't there yet, something that we ask from our full-almost-wing-backs.
     
  10. dfmPSU

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    Oh my god
     
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  11. NYGator

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    Holy fuck!
     
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    Holy shit
     
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    Harry the god
     
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  14. Dick Dollars

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  15. PeterGriffin

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    Dude are you fuckin kidding
     
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  16. Dick Dollars

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  17. PeterGriffin

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    3-2 stoppage time win over de Ligt, dude is gonna have PTSD soon because of us.
     
  18. Ace Boogie

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    If Harry can stay healthy this season he is going to wreck shit. He looks fitter than ever.
     
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  19. NYGator

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    Looks like Son has an admirer.

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  20. PeterGriffin

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    They don't call him Sonaldo for nothin.
     
  21. texasraider

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    Gareth Bale's Unbearably Bleak Situation At Real Madrid Is Close To Its End
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    A prolonged transfer saga can either be endlessly entertaining or relentlessly dreary, depending on your point of view. The Gareth Bale transfer saga was somehow straddling the line between both extremes, but has taken a decidedly taken a gloomy turn this weekend.

    When last we checked in on Real Madrid’s attempt to offload their 30-year-old Welshman, manager Zinedine Zidane had essentially wiped his hands clean of Bale. With the purchases of both Eden Hazard and Luka Jović, Bale was clearly surplus to requirements at the Spanish capital. The next step was the hardest: finding someone to pawn him off on.



    The main problem here, as it always has been, is Bale’s enormous salary. The man makes nearly half a million euros per week. That’s more than all but a tiny number of European clubs could afford to pay him, and the ones that could don’t seem to be too interested in doing so. It’s not at all clear where Bale could or will end up, but after the very public war of words this weekend, there’s no way he can stay in Madrid.

    On Saturday, Zidane left Bale out of the squad for Real’s International Champions Cup friendly against Bayern Munich. That itself spoke volumes about Bale’s lowly place in the manager’s mind, but then Zidane cranked it up to deafening levels in a press conference the next day. “Bale did not play because the club is solidifying his exit,” Zidane told the assembled media. “I hope it’s imminent, if it’s tomorrow, all the better.”

    The Frenchman went on to say he has no personal problems with Bale, convincing no one in the process. Bale’s agent Jonathan Barnett did not take kindly to the comments, immediately firing back with some of his own in defense of his client:


    By all appearances, the relationship has reached the point of no return. Zidane’s express purpose when he came back to Real in March was to clear out the squad of players he deemed unworthy to wear the all-whites. Chief among them is Bale, the man whose continued presence on the roster was supposedly what drove Zidane to leave the job in the first place. Finally getting rid of Bale has always seemed like Zidane’s top priority this summer.

    According to the rumor mill, Bale has before him two serious options: go back to Tottenham, or set off for China. Bale’s old club is reported to have both the interest and the ability to pay up to €60 million for their former star man, but again, we come to a sticking point: they will, at most, pay Bale half of his current salary. Bale, who has a whole three years left on his current deal, might not be so keen to accept a pay cut that big, not when he could stick it to Zidane by staying in Madrid as a very rich pit of misery on the Real bench.

    That brings us to China. The Guardian’s Sid Lowe—one of the more reliable sources for scuttlebutt in Spanish soccer—reported this weekend that there’s serious interest for Bale in China. Chinese clubs are apparently willing to not only match but actually increase Bale’s wages, if that’s what it takes to secure his signature.

    The main potential obstacle there, other than convincing a 30-year-old superstar to leave the big stage for a far-away offshoot league, is the China’s 100 percent tax on transfers, which limits the amount they’d be open to paying Madrid as a transfer fee. As Lowe pointed out, that would mean Real would have to take an upfront hit on the fee in order to get Bale’s contract off the books.

    Given how the situation has deteriorated in the last 48 hours, that’s probably the best deal the club will find, and reports on Monday seem to suggest that Madrid might actually let Bale walk on a free transfer, just to get him out of there. Now it’s just a matter of pulling the trigger and putting down one of the bleakest sagas you’ll ever see, for everyone’s sake.
     
  22. Dick Dollars

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    Real have no one but themselves to blame. This is absolutely bush league behavior from a reprehensible club.
     
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  23. NYGator

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  24. Owsley

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  25. Spontaneous Cumbustion

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    Do not want Bale back. Loved him when he was here but no thanks on bringing an aging star who will be paid a ton to our team.
     
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  26. Owsley

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    I still can't believe we're going to sign Lo Celso without selling Eriksen.
     
  28. PeterGriffin

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  29. NYGator

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    I don't see it happening, but there is no world where I don't want Bale back if Poch and Levy think he fits their plans. Yes, aging. Still would be one of the top players on our squad, if not the top player and he would add a speed element that would open things up for everyone.
     
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  30. Dick Dollars

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  31. Wu

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    Levy spending money makes me hate Kroenke even more
     
  32. Owsley

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    Better than nothing I guess
     
  33. Topper Bottoms

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    They got a fairly decent loan fee from fenerbache, at this point take the money and get him off the books
     
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  34. Dick Dollars

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    Speaking of strikers, how do we feel about Parrott backing up Kane? I was pretty sold after his performance against Juve
     
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    i think sonny and lucas would get the backup striker nod before parrott, but i would really love to see him involved in some cup games. he looked really solid against juve for sure.
     
  36. Dick Dollars

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    Not sure if yall follow Tottenham Hotspur Blog news. Recently stumbled on it and the dude seems to have been predicting most everything spot on. Has been saying Lo Celso locked up since before Copa. He's pretty arrogant in his posts but I can get over it if its gets me past all the normal transfer bullshit.

    https://tottenhamhotspur.blogspot.com/
     
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  38. Dick Dollars

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    Probably a negotiating tactic with Betis to drive down the price for Lo Celso but still...

     
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  39. Hogger

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    *Bill Simmons voice* Danny Rose + Christian Eriksen for Dybala. Who says no? */ Bill Simmons voice*
     
  40. NYGator

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    Pretty sure this is out there by THFC because they are trying to put pressure on Betis to say we will spend our money elsewhere and you may be left holding the bag if you don’t act now. I just don’t see this happening.
     
  41. Wu

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    Coked up Ace is considered ITK now

    God help us all
     
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  42. Owsley

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    If Alasdair and Dan KP are tweeting about it, it likely has some legs.
     
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  43. Dick Dollars

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    To dare is to do
     
  44. NYGator

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    Or THFC want it out there for some other reason.
     
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  45. PeterGriffin

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    I was told this would start at 4:30. I set the alarm for 4:28. Why am I still waiting, I could be asleep.
     
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  46. NYGator

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    First touches have been brutal so far.
     
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  47. PeterGriffin

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    Suggestions that the pitch is shit on reddit? I think that's making excuses.
     
  48. PeterGriffin

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    Key block by Vertonghen on a low cross from Wan Bissaka that would have found our backline shifted incredibly and martial free on the far post.
     
  49. PeterGriffin

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    Oo and excellent movement from Dele from a good layoff from Parrott. De Gea just good enough to parry for a corner.
     
  50. NYGator

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    That was bad goaltending.