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    Adam-Utd Part of first caf team to complete Destiny raid

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    So is this kid the real deal? or just running on a good bit of new team form.

    He seems to take every chance he gets, no matter what sort of goal it is!

    Amazing start to his newcastle career.
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    Scrumpet There are no words

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    He's taking the Papiss
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    NoLogo Full Member

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    Has pretty much been running SC Freiburg for 1 and a half year on his own. Talented finisher no doubt. If he can become one of the strikers in the prem I don't know.
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    His second goal today was unreal.
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    I think he could be the real deal. He was a very wise buy for Pardew to make. He would feel right at home because of his connection with Ba, which would also help him form a good partnership with Ba. He hasn't always been playing with him as Ba has shown he's a good all-round player by sometimes slotting in out on the wing, but even then, Cisse has been brilliant.

    Having two big men up front though is quite interesting. We used to see it all the time in the English game when you think back to the likes of Shearer and Sutton at Blackburn for example, but it is dying now. A lot of teams either go with one man up top, or have two strikers who compliment each other. Whether it's an old fashioned approach or not though, it's working for them.
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    ArmchairCritic You got pets me too mines are dead

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    Class name, class player. Newcastle are building a dangerous squad IMO, they are great on the counter.
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    Jaap Full Member

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    That's how many goals for Newcastle in how many games since his move?
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    relx Frnkie Sys

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    7 in 7

    Sorry 9 in 8
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    9 goals in 8 games I think.
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    Brwned Have you ever been in love before?

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    Looks a better player than Ba for my money.
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    Ole's_toe_poke Ole_Aged_Slow_Poke

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    He's a proper no.9. Looks strong but he's also mobile and intelligent and a good finisher.

    He's what Liverpool hoped Carroll would have been. Basically a rich man's of Andy Carroll for a fraction of the price.
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    Theres a fourth striker for those lot who wanted another one!
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    The nature of goals tell you something about a goalscorer.He's scored with his right, with his left and with his head.Some great volleys and today he displayed another variety about his game with that curled chip.
    Classy finishing
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    Just think, if you merged Ba's first half and Cisse's second half.....you'd basically get like Robin Van Persie at a less creative club. Not bad.
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    Ole's_toe_poke Ole_Aged_Slow_Poke

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    TBF Ba has suffered goal scoring wise from Cisse's arrival a little bit. He's had to play on the left rather than centrally as he was before.
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    He's actually been doing a decent job at it though. He's shown that he's a more versatile player than a lot of people thought he was.
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    Ole's_toe_poke Ole_Aged_Slow_Poke

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    Ba is definitely doing a good job.

    IIRC he played primarily on the left for West Ham last season and did very well.
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    KM I’m afraid I just blue myself

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    Just came into the thread to say the same thing. With Newcastle most probably losing Ba in the summer, he's more than a capable replacement.
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    Sarni nice guy, unassuming, objective United fan.

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    I don't think they're going to lose Ba. They're certain to make Europe and with a bit of luck could even end up in CL, he has no reason to leave.
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    KM I’m afraid I just blue myself

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    Hmmph he has an 7m release clause. I think Arsenal or Spurs will both try to sign him in the summer, big possibility that they'll lose him IMO. However Cisse will probably go for big money, good decision by Newcastle to give him 5.5yr contract.
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    If Cisse keeps up this form I seriously don't think he'll be there next season, infact it could even cement Ba staying at the SDA.

    If a Chelsea, Arsenal, Scouse offer Ashley $25m+ for Cisse he's going to take their hand off.
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    crappycraperson "Resident cricket authority"

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    Ba's expression on the bench today when Cisse scored the second goal was priceless.
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    Cold_Boy Banned

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    What did he do?
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    I was impressed with how deep he dropped helping the defence while remaining an attacking threat.
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    Just didn't really celebrate. Looked a bit moody.
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    Yeah but that would be terrific business for the club, considering they signed him for around £10m. Don't think any club would spent £25m on him yet though, would be a bit impulsive considering how long he's been in the league. Could just be in form.
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    Richter Hairy big footed Swede

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    Carroll fetched 35 mill after half a season in PL. Anything can happen when Liverpool,City and Chelsea are in a shopping mood.
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    gooDevil Worst scout ever

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    I'm surprised we didn't already have a thread about this guy. Sure looks like the real thing to me, I hope Newcastle can hold onto him, but knowing them he'll be sold for a huge fee.
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    He'll destroy City :drool:
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    That second goal was something. Looks a class player so far.
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    Nobody thought anyone would pay £35m for Carroll though
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    Yeah that's true, although I would be very surprised. It would be an impulsive and rash decision I think, and it isn't as if the Carroll transfer sets a good precedent. Even though Cisse is playing well at the moment I wouldn't be happy if United spent close to £25million on him. Although as you rightly say anything can happen with transfers, so maybe another club would.

    :nono: Carroll cost -£15m, not £35m :rolleyes:.
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    I could be wrong but was it not Ba who suggested Cisse to Newcastle? If he did, he seems to have shot himself in the foot
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    gooDevil Worst scout ever

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    This is great news for Wenger, with his 0 net spend year after year, all his new players are free!
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    Moston Red Formerly Giggs1973

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    Let's hope!
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    How long before 'Arry announces his contract clause?
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    We've really changed our play too though. Earlier in the season he was up front on his own and we played much more a 4-4-1-1. With the introduction of Cisse and the return of Ben Arfa up front, Ba's moved out left. I think Pardew's intent today was to maybe play a 4-4-2 with Ba/Cisse up front but our shape quickly reverted to mush.

    He's doing a good job there but not getting the goals at the minute. Still a quality player.
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    Richter Hairy big footed Swede

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    Hehe he is probably spending his weekend trying to find out if there is one;)
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    We look so much better with the 4-3-3. It's marginalised Ba's goalscoring but to the benefit of Cissé, Ben Arfa, Cabaye and the general fluidity and effectiveness of the team.

    Today was the first real bad game he's had since the change of role, he was sensational against WBA for example.

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