Zaha

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  1. Jan 20, 2019

    OverratedOpinion Full Member

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    There seems to be a real lack of predominantly right sided attackers these days. I think it is the fact that there are far few left footed people in general and wingers all seem to want to play on the side where they can cut in on their stronger foot.
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    Trizy Full Member

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    I dunno is he really at that very top level. I think Everton is his level. Will always impress in some games to make you question "what if" but would be largely on the bench at the top club.

    We're at the point of desperation on the RW that anyone would look a world beater.
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    youmeletsfly New Member

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    I hope you don't get this wrong, but he looks dumb. At times he keeps the ball for far too long, doesn't release it when he should and his head is always planted into the ground when dribbling.
    He's not a bad player, but if he'd sort out the part where his brain seems to switch off during a game he'd be a very good player.

    Best career choice for him would be a move to Spain. In England I think he's kinda Everton level.
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    B20 HALA MADRID!

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    [insert racist argument]
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    Dante Bang Average but can post Blindfolded for 15 secs

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    Just reading the old Zaha thread in the United forum. It's worth a few laughs.
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    ShadesOfTomato Full Member

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    Think he's definitely top 6 quality. If you look at the impact players from a similar background like Shaqiri and Mane have had at LFC, I could imagine Zaha replicating that kind of output.

    A side like Arsenal or Spurs should be all over it, although price is an issue.
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    starman Full Member

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    I like Zaha, he adds a unpredictability to the attack, shame Moyes was too clueless in how to nurture him (cue daughter jokes) but I wouldn't mind going for the left footed French equivalent in, Nicholas Pepe instead
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    JDoe Full Member

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    I think he could easily become a top 4 player under the right manager currently. His ability to beat a man is only bettered by Hazard and on par with the very best in the PL (Sané, Sterling). His end product is quite lackluster, but it's not like he's some hopeless case like Adama Traoré. Pretty sure he'd cause havoc for a side like Liverpool.
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    Kapardin Full Member

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    Wouldn't mind getting him in the summer for a Salahesque price. Lingard who just has pace and work rate actually helps other attacking players, imagine what Zaha who is clearly more talented can do with Rashford, Martial and Pogba.
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    bond19821982 Full Member

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    Price is going to be big although we have a sell on clause i guess ( or is it a first option?)

    Probably talking 60m
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    Sparky Rhiwabon Full Member

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    He’d be really good in our new system.
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    DBT85 Full Member

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    He'll never come back here.

    Will stay in London I think. Maybe I can see him leaving Palace for Spurs/Arse or Chelsea and since only one of them actually has any money, welcome to Chelsea Wilf.
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    :lol: He frustrates me as much as anyone, but this is absurd. He’s been outstanding for us since he signed.
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    MrMarcello Full Member

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    Would he be a likely Spurs target once Kane fecks off to Real?

    What about Chelsea when Hazard fecks off to Real?
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    Tommy bigot with fetish for footballers getting fingered

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    Both Pulisic & Zaha are primarily right wingers, no?
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    Liver_bird Full Member

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    Zaha has all the tools, but to play at the top end of the pitch for a top side you need end product. His decision making is also atrocious sometimes. He’s more talented than most players though.
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    MrMarcello Full Member

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    Pulisic can play L,R,C in behind the strikers or on the wings. Probably best side would be on the right at club level but he's an ideal #10 for the US if played there more frequently.

    No idea about Zaha, don't watch his club.

    If/when Chelsea lose Hazard, they'll need more than just Pulisic.
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    Ekeke Full Member

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    Zaha has been playing mostly as a striker the past 2 seasons. He obviously can play on the wing too, no idea if he'd want to do that as his main position at this point
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    T_Model101 Full Member

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    Apparently he's on something like £130k a week
    He's been priced out of a move to so many PL clubs as a result

    Top player and no harm at all that Levy can't sign him on a 12 year deal :lol:
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    MikeKing Full Member

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    He has reached his top level and he is still inconsistent. He has clearly improved since his time here but I wouldn't say he has proved anyone wrong. You can get away with a lot of stuff playing for a mid table club that you can't at the top level, and the problems he had when he was here might still be there. Not talking about Moyes daughter
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    Kostov Full Member

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    We have Lingard and Mata starting at RW for us. People suggesting that Zaha would not improve us are having a laugh. The price and whether it would be worth it, is another thing altogether.
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    GledTheRed Full Member

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    Outstanding? Give over.
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    SiRed Full Member

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    Been saying for about 18 months that we should be bringing Zaha back.
    He would be awesome on our right side. It would be a similar signing to when we signed Dwight Yorke where it would raise the eyebrows of those that want us to sign a bigger name from a bigger club but he would light the place up and become one of the best in his position.
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    Liver_bird Full Member

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    You don’t think Sadio Mane has been an outstanding signing for us?
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    Doubt he'd be willing to come back to us, Moyes scarred him for life.
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    Kostov Full Member

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    I like Zaha, but Mane is quality as well. By no means donkey, he has been crucial for Liverpool's attack so often.
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    He is precisely what we lack. Sadly, he isn't coming back
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    crossy1686 Full Member

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    You know him?
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    GledTheRed Full Member

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    I wouldn't say outstanding no, there's plenty of players who could replicate his numbers in your attack. Like I say I think he's a bit of a donkey.
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    Feck, the guy is 26. Feels like yesterday he was frustrating the feck out of me under Moyes.
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    Nick7 Full Member

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    Those 4 games must have worn you out.
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    4 games or not, he was shite for us. That being said though, the whole team was fecking terrible under that clown, so who knows.
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    Nick7 Full Member

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    It was about 150 minutes of time on the pitch for us.
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    Would be very happy if we signed Zaha in Summer. Much better than Lingard, and gives us extra pace and creativity.
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    Womp idiot

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    Don't recall saying he played substantial minutes but ok
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    OnlyTwoDaSilvas Gullible

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    And he was decent in about half of those minutes in the Shield and the cup game against Norwich (I think it was) too.

    Right place at the wrong time. That said, he's a big fish in a small pond at Palace and I think that's how he likes it. I'd be surprised if he makes a big move again.
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    devilish Juventus fan who used to support United

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    We don't need him. We need a RW. I would love us to sign Jadon or Cengis instead.
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    roonster09 Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018

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    He played 28 mins in PL, 76 mins in league cup and 61 mins in community shield.

    That's 1.5 games worth of games and that was spread for 6 months.

    He wasn't terrible for us, he wasn't played at all.
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    MAME DIOUF 32 Full Member

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    In the two games he played?
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    Womp idiot

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    As I've already said - yes.