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Antonio Valencia 2018-19 Performances

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4.6 Average rating
8 Appearances
4 Clean sheets
4 Yellow cards
  1. Jan 4, 2019

    11101 Full Member

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    It was a great tackle made possible because he was caught out of position. He has always had poor positioning at full back which is hardly surprising as he was a winger, but in the past his recovery pace masked it. Now it doesn't, he often gets caught out and our centre backs have to split. It's a fairly similar story with Young.
  2. Jan 4, 2019

    Foxbatt Full Member

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    He used to be so quick too and so strong. I think he has lost his pace and his legs. That is probably why he does not want to move upfield and get caught as he would not be able to come back to defend. It is not only yesterday but any time he has played with Mata. Maybe he knows that the two opposing players are going to double up on him as there will be no cover from Mata. These things cannot be taken in isolation. Yes he is past it and we need a new RB but so far Dalot has been founded out when defending. I feel up to now Dalot has been the poorest of the right backs so far.
  3. Jan 12, 2019

    Adisa likes to take afvanadva wothowi doubt

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    Looks like there's a decent chance he leaves this month or definitely in the summer.
  4. Jan 12, 2019

    Acole9 Outstanding

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    I think we should keep him until the end of the season, could leave us a bit short at right back otherwise.
  5. Jan 12, 2019

    ClaytonBlackmoorLeftPeg Full Member

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  6. Jan 12, 2019

    Bola Banned

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    Apparently missing from the squad for the Spurs trip tomorrow, while Dalot and Young travel.

    No mention of a injury from what I have read, which suggests he may have fallen right down the pecking order. That performance again at Newcastle may have signalled his end at the club, except in emergency situations. Personally I'd let him go on a free now and recall TFM if we need RB cover
  7. Jan 13, 2019

    Djemba-Djemba Full Member

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    Article also suggests we won't be renewing Jones contract either.

    We might finally start to clear out the players who have shown time and again they aren't good enough.
  8. Jan 13, 2019

    Handré1990 Full Member

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    Great servant to the club, but should’ve been gone yesterday. His performance v Newcastle reminded me of that game G.Neville asked to be subbed at HT, and seemed to call it quits then and there.
  9. Jan 13, 2019

    Irwin99 Full Member

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    Kind of hope it’s true although I do value the service he’s given us. We should be looking forward.
  10. Jan 13, 2019

    staniswin Banned

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    He looks a stone weight heavier nowadays, seems like age is finally catch him up, looks slower and weaker than he ever was. Inter would be dumb to get him.
  11. Feb 8, 2019

    RedDevil@84 Full Member

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    Countdown to a new deal for Valencia starts today. Guess it should be done in 2-3 weeks.
    A 2 + 1 contract is likely.
  12. Feb 8, 2019

    ClaytonBlackmoorLeftPeg Full Member

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    No chance Valencia is getting a new deal.
  13. Feb 8, 2019

    RedDevil@84 Full Member

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    That's what people though about Jones too
  14. Feb 8, 2019

    ClaytonBlackmoorLeftPeg Full Member

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    Jones is actually playing though, and quite frankly not a joke of a player.

    Jones still has value, either for us, or if we well him. Valencia has no value.
  15. Feb 8, 2019

    RedDevil@84 Full Member

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    By the way Ole talked about Valencia in the presser, it seems he would have been travelling with the squad if he didn't suffer a setback while coming back to fitness. So just looks like its a matter of getting fit. And then he will be right back in our team B, if not team A, just like Jones.
  16. Feb 8, 2019

    el3mel Full Member

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    Can see us offering him a contract but I think he'll be the one wanting out considering he's not playing much anymore.
  17. Feb 8, 2019

    AndyJ1985 Banned

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    We just need to get this beast tied down on a new contract, then the dream of starting the 2019/20 season with Young Jones Smalling Valencia is well and truly alive.
  18. Mar 1, 2019

    BrianMcClair'sBarnet Full Member

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  19. Mar 2, 2019

    Frank Grimes Full Member

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    Always a big defender of Valencia on this site. It's a pity that for some explicable reason he forgot to cross overnight and he never could remember again because he would have been brilliant other than that. Completely dominating his wing but then smashing the ball into defenders shins, constantly, became tedious though. All in all a good servant for the club and our best South American signing ever I would say.
  20. Mar 2, 2019

    RedTiger Full Member

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    Good luck Tony, hope to see you wear the shirt one final time.
  21. Mar 2, 2019

    TwoSheds More sheds (and tiles) than you, probably

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    Really like the guy, put in some brilliant performances over the years. Time to go now but I hope he gets a good testimonial.
  22. Mar 4, 2019

    SirAF Ageist

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    Which fruit do you like more, @esmufc07?
  23. Mar 4, 2019

    Dwazza Gunnar Solskjær Lutefisk is it!

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    Pure sex. :drool:
  24. Mar 4, 2019

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  25. Apr 8, 2019

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    Looks like he's joining Rooney at DC United. He just retweeted this tweet:

  26. Apr 8, 2019

    RedTiger Full Member

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    Excellent move for him. I think he'll do really well at DC United, he'll have a larger ex pat Ecuadorian community to help with bedding in and the travel back to Quito should be easier from there than Europe.

    All the best to Antonio and thanks for his contribution to our club even though it was lopsided to the right.
  27. Apr 8, 2019

    Wednesday at Stoke Full Member

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    I hope he still gets his testimonial. Been a warrior for the club through thick and thin.
  28. Apr 9, 2019

    Hughes35 Full Member

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    Absolutely. Very good player, true professional and will be missed on and off the pitch.
  29. Apr 9, 2019

    roonster09 Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018

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    Good move for him and the club.