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    I thought Downing had an assist against QPR or am I wrong?
    He's a keeper, a Belgian keeper!

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    Quote Originally Posted by r dub View Post
    Was obviously done from the ACN. He had a decent first season in english football. Way too harsh on him.
    Physically done? No excuse, the other players had games too. He was eased back into it after his return, too.
    Mentally done? No excuse, if you can't move on from a fuck-up, you shouldn't be playing professional sport.

    Quote Originally Posted by Embers View Post
    Per Mertesacker was Arsenals worst signing really. Not because of injury either although that certainly doesnt help
    Clueless.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shuttlesworth View Post
    Fuck you make some outrageous calls.
    He played 30 minutes of football, cost 3 mill and is on 50k a week. How is there any worse then that?
    Like I said before. He hits that we go 1-0 up. Eto'o doesn't score straight away, but with the way we set up, Chelsea would've scored, but we would've had 11 men, and who knows what would happen. Alas though

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    Quote Originally Posted by Embers View Post
    He played 30 minutes of football, cost 3 mill and is on 50k a week. How is there any worse then that?
    Because Liverpool would have been better off if Downing only played 30 minutes of football, and he cost 20m and is on ~70k p/w.
    A ship in the harbour is safe but that's not what ships are built for.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Embers View Post
    He played 30 minutes of football, cost 3 mill and is on 50k a week. How is there any worse then that?
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    Yeah, Park is definitely a worse signing than the guy that cost Liverpool 20m and didn't contribute a SINGLE goal or assist.
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    Ecuador's no. 1 fan Embers's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Demba Ba View Post
    Yeah, Park is definitely a worse signing than the guy that cost Liverpool 20m and didn't contribute a SINGLE goal or assist.
    Monetary wise for sure he is worse, but Park Chu Young literally did nothing at all. Atleast Downing occupied grass (his best trait TBH)
    Like I said before. He hits that we go 1-0 up. Eto'o doesn't score straight away, but with the way we set up, Chelsea would've scored, but we would've had 11 men, and who knows what would happen. Alas though

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stanton View Post
    Physically done? No excuse, the other players had games too. He was eased back into it after his return, too.
    Mentally done? No excuse, if you can't move on from a fuck-up, you shouldn't be playing professional sport.
    First season in EPL + ACN final. Fairly sure any player that has that work load will burn out. Wouldn't talk about mentality when pretty much every player in the squad has choked over the last few years.
    #dubanomics

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    Quote Originally Posted by Demba Ba View Post
    Because Liverpool would have been better off if Downing only played 30 minutes of football, and he cost 20m and is on ~70k p/w.
    All true but the remarkable fact that Park Chu Young was so far behind in the pecking order, yet earnt so much in wages makes him a spectacular failure too

    EDIT: Fine. Top 5 worst signings can be

    1. Stewart Downing
    2. Park Chu Young
    3. Alan Hutton
    4. Roger Johnson
    5. Jordan Henderson
    Like I said before. He hits that we go 1-0 up. Eto'o doesn't score straight away, but with the way we set up, Chelsea would've scored, but we would've had 11 men, and who knows what would happen. Alas though

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    Quote Originally Posted by Embers View Post
    Monetary wise for sure he is worse, but Park Chu Young literally did nothing at all. Atleast Downing occupied grass (his best trait TBH)
    No, he isn't.

    He barely played, yeah, they're paying him 50k p/w and he cost 3m. But given the fact that he didn't play, means he wasn't occupying a position that someone else would have been better off in.

    But Downing cost 20m and was literally playing every match, occupying that spot from someone like Maxi, Bellamy, Downing or someone who is relevant and actually good at football.
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    Yeh im won over now. Park is still in the top 3.
    Like I said before. He hits that we go 1-0 up. Eto'o doesn't score straight away, but with the way we set up, Chelsea would've scored, but we would've had 11 men, and who knows what would happen. Alas though

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    Quote Originally Posted by r dub View Post
    First season in EPL + ACN final. Fairly sure any player that has that work load will burn out. Wouldn't talk about mentality when pretty much every player in the squad has choked over the last few years.
    Yaya Toure didn't suffer the same fate that Gervinho did.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Embers View Post
    Monetary wise for sure he is worse, but Park Chu Young literally did nothing at all. Atleast Downing occupied grass (his best trait TBH)
    A signing that doesn't do anything is a better signing than someone who does bad things.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shuttlesworth View Post
    A signing that doesn't do anything is a better signing than someone who does bad things.
    Winston Bogarde disagrees

    TBH West Ham made a ton of signings that did nothing because they never played but they were still worse signings then any other team has experienced.
    Like I said before. He hits that we go 1-0 up. Eto'o doesn't score straight away, but with the way we set up, Chelsea would've scored, but we would've had 11 men, and who knows what would happen. Alas though

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    Quote Originally Posted by James Pattinson View Post
    Yaya Toure didn't suffer the same fate that Gervinho did.
    The day we start comparing Yaya Toure the athlete, to Gervinho the athlete is the day we start comparing Stewart Downings goal scoring ability with Leo Messi's

    Very very harsh call on Gervinho. Copped a injury upon his return too and just didnt see the season out. Still young, will need to get fitter and will improve
    Like I said before. He hits that we go 1-0 up. Eto'o doesn't score straight away, but with the way we set up, Chelsea would've scored, but we would've had 11 men, and who knows what would happen. Alas though

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    Quote Originally Posted by James Pattinson View Post
    Yaya Toure didn't suffer the same fate that Gervinho did.
    Which part of first season in the EPL didn't you understand?
    #dubanomics

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