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Zlatan Ibrahimovic 2017-18 Performances

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  1. Dec 31, 2017

    el3mel Full Member

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    Zlatan during December last season was actually very near to the top scorer of the league, may be one or 2 goals less, than Lukaku is now to be fair and honest, even though he missed many chances at this time as well.

    His performance started to drop heavily after the ban he got against Bournemouth, but before it he was nothing short of brilliance to us. He peaked in EFL cup final but that match seems to have left him with no more fitness for the rest of the season.
  2. Dec 31, 2017

    Classical Mechanic Full Member Scouse Lover

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    We have different definitions of brilliant. Anyways, this is old news, we have probably had this argument before :D
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    el3mel Full Member

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    Don't remember, but always nice to talk to you anyway. :D
  4. Dec 31, 2017

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    Zlatan from his interview with Canal+


    Winning 11 Swedish Ballon d'Ors isn't something to brag about when others were shite or bang average.

    And I've no fecking idea where his claim about Swedish media comes from :lol:

    If anything, they've lapped up anything Zlatan did since his emergence from Malmö FF.

    Source: I'm living in Sweden
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  5. Jan 1, 2018

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    If 0.62 goals per game is the definition of long way off elite in the PL, there are not many elite players in the PL. Hazard 0.44, Costa 0.57, Aguero 0.8, Sanchez 0.66, Lukaku 0.69. Harry Kane is the only elite player by that definition.
  6. Jan 12, 2018

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    Mourinho on Zlatan Ibrahimovic: "Zlatan is injured or is not totally happy with his condition. He fought like a tiger like he likes to say to be back, which he did, he was starting having minutes here and there and had a start and had 60 mins in one game, start another one and had 45 and he was not happy with his feeling.
    He consulted other doctors, other opinions and we all make the decision to stop, treatment and when he is feeling really good come back to the work. The date for him to be back to training with the team was around end of Jan beginning of Feb so let’s hope his feelings are better and we have him with us as soon as possible."

    Does anybody else think we have seen the last of Zlatan in a United shirt ?
  7. Jan 12, 2018

    whatwha Where's my diarrhea damnit

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    Possibly. I'm surprised to see Jose insulting an elite player like that. His contempt for injured players knows no bounds.
  8. Jan 12, 2018

    Cassidy Not to be confused with Cassady the Liverpool fan

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    huh?
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    charlenefan Far less insightful than the other Charley

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    What? :houllier:
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    podurban2 Full Member

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    What’s insulting? Mourinho is stating that Zlatan himself does not consider himself fit enough, which wouldn’t surprise me.
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    Pexbo has never watched Star Wars

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    Am I the only one seeing nothing in what he said there?
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    whatwha Where's my diarrhea damnit

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    "let’s hope his feelings are better"? Implying it's not a real injury.
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    Cassidy Not to be confused with Cassady the Liverpool fan

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    Give it a rest
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    pauldyson1uk Full Member

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    Insult ??? what insult , you are reading far too much between the lines
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    pauldyson1uk Full Member

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    what complete and utter bollocks, where on earth did you come to that conclusion ?
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    whatwha Where's my diarrhea damnit

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    You have to admit it sounds dubious to be talking about the 'feelings' of someone who's injured. It implies it's not a physical injury.
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    TheReligion Abusive

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    I presume English isn't your first language?

    That's not what was implied at all. In surprised you've got the total wrong end of the stick but if it's not your native tongue you can be excused.
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    SS Full Member

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    Really doesn't. I'm pretty sure he meant feelings literally; as in how he felt about it.
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    nikineil New Member

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    That’s stretching it a wee bit, don’t you think.?
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    charlenefan Far less insightful than the other Charley

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    feck off
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    pauldyson1uk Full Member

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    Never even crossed my mind , just JM's way with words.
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    podurban2 Full Member

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    You’re a linguistics professional? Probably means how Zlatan feels about it... But carry on, spout your vile about the manager.
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    el3mel Full Member

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    What Mourinho said proved Zlatan rushed his returning after all. He wasn't ready to return by November but he tried hard to do it. I just hope he rushing his return doesn't affect his recovery after all.
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    a_devil_inside Big footed hermaphrodite

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    I think the reason Zlatan is unsure of his feelings is he's training like a tiger instead of a lion.
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    whatwha Where's my diarrhea damnit

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    No it's not my first language. And this may have something to do with the fact I haven't seen the video where Jose says this, but based only on the text I think it's an unusual way to talk about an injured professional. Mourinho has spoken English long enough to avoid gross ambiguities, most of the time.
    Wonderful post, and a good day to you as well.
    :rolleyes: I have no agenda against Jose.
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    TheReligion Abusive

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    Having watched the presser it's quite clear.

    Hes basically said that he didn't feel right, so Zlatan has had some pain or discomfort upon coming back. It was a joint decision that he rehabs again and comes back to train at the end of Jan. Rather this than a reoccurrence of his injury which would essentially end his career.

    Nothing malicious in it at all.

    Hope that clears it up for you mate.
  27. Jan 13, 2018

    whatwha Where's my diarrhea damnit

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    Alright :)
  28. Jan 13, 2018

    VeevaVee despite the protests, wears Ugg boots

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    It's possible he meant "let's hope he's feeling better". Either literally got the phrase wrong or meaning he may feeling better about returning sooner.
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    Remember when he was going around without his crutches after the Europa League Final? I was thinking at the time that he should be keeping strain off of that leg but that's the type of personality that Ibra is. He might have overestimated himself this time.

    I think he can still bounce back, as speed hasn't been a part of his game to begin with. He makes up for that with experience and brilliant skills. I do think, however, that United need to let him go (gracefully).
  30. Jan 21, 2018 at 19:43

    MaxiPaxi likes to shove his mum's boiled eggs up his rectum

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    Nice.
  31. Jan 21, 2018 at 19:50

    Bubz27 Full Member

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    [​IMG]

    Got the red devil hidden away there.
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    Pretty damn good that. Was he born with it?
  33. Jan 21, 2018 at 19:53

    Di Maria's angel Captain of Moanchester United

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    That thing underneath the tongue is a devil?
  34. Jan 21, 2018 at 19:56

    Bubz27 Full Member

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    I don't know to be honest. Art is what you see, right. But this is how the devil is portrayed in The Exorcist and it struck me.
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    Great movie that.
  36. Jan 21, 2018 at 20:03

    Bubz27 Full Member

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    You're not wrong.
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    dwd Saturday Night Spies

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    Looks fecking shite.
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    Di Maria's angel Captain of Moanchester United

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    Yeah, but are you an artist?
  39. Jan 21, 2018 at 21:05

    dwd Saturday Night Spies

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    Yeah!
  40. Jan 21, 2018 at 21:20

    Di Maria's angel Captain of Moanchester United

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    Oh. Ok. fecker.