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Eric Bailly 2017-18 Performances

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6.3 Average rating
18 Appearances
1 Goal
11 Clean sheets
3 Yellow cards
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  1. Dec 13, 2017

    MyOnlySolskjaer Creator of Player Performance threads

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    T A New Member

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    Not cool, at all :(
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    melatonin New Member

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    He's being injured twice this season according to soccerway

    Groin Strain 17/11/17 - now

    Groin Strain 06/10/17 - 26/10/17
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    Bojan11 Full Member

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    Annoying. We get Rojo back and he’s injured now.
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    Djemba-Djemba Full Member

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    So he's been available for about 3 weeks since the start of October. It's mid December and Jose has said he's seriously injured so you'd expect him to be out for a long time. That would sound like someone injury prone to me.
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    el3mel Full Member

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    Mourinho says Bailly may require a surgery. Well that looks like a very long injury it's then.
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    melatonin New Member

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    Redo91 Full Member

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    Jesus out for the season? Wasn't it just a groin injury?
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    Adisa likes to take afvanadva wothowi doubt Scouse Lover

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    Can't we just have a fully fit squad for a sustained period ffs?
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    Jacky Quacky made eight consecutive posts about Fellaini once

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    Thank feck Jose bought another CB
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    el3mel Full Member

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    Was the correct decision after all. Our defense is very injury-prone except Smalling.
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    VorZakone What would Kenny G do?

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    But Tuanzebe...?
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    kotha Full Member

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    Oh god! Not one more injury.. :(

    It sounded like a regular injury with not much updates and now suddenly it's a season ending one.. :houllier:
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    Giggsyking Full Member

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    As I wrote earlier this week about his injury. I expected 2 degree tear of adductor longus muscle but obviously its the 3rd degree, complete rupture it will take 3 months.
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    melatonin New Member

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    J-Stander Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    Always seems to be the case at United.
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    bosnian_red Worst scout to ever exist

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    Shite news. Started off the season really well too, and then a few injuries and now this.
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    J-Stander Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    Crock.
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    SuperiorXI Full Member

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    fecks sake, he's our best defender...
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    Giggsyking Full Member

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    that came from nowhere. Very sad for the guy, ankle injuries is debilitating for football players. Ask Bale :).
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    Tom Van Persie No relation

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    :( Get well soon Eric.
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    Womp idiot

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    Our best defender, love how aggressive he is when closing players down and winning the ball back high up the pitch, miss seeing him play. Seems he's going to be out for a while too.
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    ti vu Full Member

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    Just caught the news.

    Our defender curse is alive alright. We could have like dozen of defenders and may still end up with this crisis.
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    roonster09 Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018

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    When did he injure his ankle? He played 90 mins against Chelsea before International break. Since then he didn't play at all.

    We are blessed and cursed when it comes to CB position. We have very good CBs but we always have CBs injured.
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    Micky Targaryen Full Member

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    Our centre backs:

    Bailly - Our best defender but currently out injured. Might require surgery.
    Jones - Very solid but unfortunately very injury prone.
    Lindelof - Still adapting to the PL and hopefully will continue improving.
    Rojo - Solid and sometimes makes very rash decisions. Have been in and out of injuries lately.
    Smalling - IMO, our most awkward defender. Awkward passing style and almost always seem to have a mistake or two in him.
    Tuanzebe - Haven't seen him enough in PL games to have a proper judgement.

    Should we satisfied with our current defensive options? Or should we sell one or two and bring in new defenders in the summer?

    Miss the days of the Rio-Vidic brick wall playing week in week out.
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    ti vu Full Member

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    We don't have that luxury. Seems like whoever we bought end up with injury problem as if it's requirement. Even Vida in his healthy period was in &I out with injury. Milan tie was an example. The next season, he missed semi vs Barcelona which Brown stepped up big time or we're cursing our injury curse instead of having fond memory of winning CL. In later years, Rio, Vida, Evans, Jones, Smalling were all crocks. Felt as if they're not o Ly rotating within the squad, but also the physic room.
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    Micky Targaryen Full Member

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    Yeah fair points. But even so, our options of Rio, Vidic, Evra, Brown and even O'Shea, I would trust any of them to put in a shift. But for me, right now the only defenders I'm confident of is Bailly and Jones and both just can't seem to stay fully fit this season. :(
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    harms Way Staff

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    ffs :(
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    ReallyUSA New Member

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    When are we going to take a look at our medical staff?
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    Alabaster Codify7 Full Member

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    Our best CB, likely to miss most of the season, bollocks.

    Our remaining options are good enough mind, to see us through. Not as good as Bailly, but good enough. He just adds a level of coolness back there, without him we seem like a bunch of panicky headless chickens - not bad CB's, just lacking in composure.
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    Varun Moderator Staff

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    He's anything but cool or composed imo.
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    red4ever 79 Full Member

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    Season ending injury to our best defender. Bad news
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    UnrelatedPsuedo I pity the poor fool who stinks like I do!

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    :lol:
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    Jazz Full Member

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    I'm gutted about this. It's not just the way he plays, it's also his mentality we'll be missing. The team needs as many hard bastards as possible on the pitch. A bloody shame if he's out for a long time..
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    Kostov Full Member

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    He is anything but cool :houllier:

    Very disappointing to lose Bailly to injury, we have the personnel to manage without him, but gutted to see him miss so much football. Lets hope he recovers completely.
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    Coxy Full Member

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    Damn, when I saw he was injury prone on football manager I thought they’d got it wrong - guess not :(
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    abdo99 Full Member City Lover

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    I hope he isn't out for too long. Would he be back in time for the start of the CL knockouts? We have some really important games around that time and if we reach the Carabao Cup final it could be a season defining period with the FA Cup 4th round in there too.
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    Van Piorsing Lost his light sabre

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    Lindelof's deal makes great amount of sense now and if eventually Bailly becomes fit again, it's gonna be hell of a defensive pair.
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    T A New Member

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    He's our only central defender that has necessary technical ability and confidence in term of building from the back. Unlike Lindelof, even under pressure, Bailly could hold the ball very well and deliver it anytime he wanted.

    That helps a lot when the team is surrounded by opponent's consecutive sieges. Bailly can be starting point of a counter-attack, he can make an accurately pass to attacking triggers readily waiting on opponent's side instead of kicking the ball in vain.

    Combining with extraordinary defensive skills, he is definitely a big miss for us
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