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Daniel James 2019-20 Performances

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6.1 Average rating
16 Appearances
3 Goals
2 Assists
3 Yellow cards
  1. Jul 20, 2019

    Shark @NotShark

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    I’m just commenting on what I’m seeing right now, which is all I can do. Maybe he’ll pick up but he’s looking lost at this level so far.
  2. Jul 20, 2019

    MaxiPaxi Dagestani MMA Boiled Egg Expert

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    Fair enough.
  3. Jul 20, 2019

    Chunk of hope New Member

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    He looked nervous from the start the young lad which for me is understandable he's getting good experience from playing in these huge packed out stadium's.

    I can't believe some people are already judging him on here.
  4. Jul 20, 2019

    DatIrishFella Band of Brothers, Thief

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    He seemed extremely nervous. The power and pace of Inters backline was too much for him.
  5. Jul 20, 2019

    Majima Full Member

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    If we had a half-decent option for the right hand side, I don't think people would be so harsh on him.

    But you can't blame them when our experienced options currently are Lingard & Mata. If I have to see those two again on the RW this season...
  6. Jul 20, 2019

    Hawks2008 Full Member

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    Has plenty of speed and endeavour no doubt but still raw. Maybe not suited to the right but will be interesting to see how he goes this season.
  7. Jul 20, 2019

    AltiUn likes playing with swords after fantasies

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    Doesn't look a natural right winger, which is fine because I like what I've seen from him on the left so far.
  8. Jul 20, 2019

    Raven Full Member

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    Needs to improve his strength, he was getting ragdolled, which I think probably affected his confidence.
  9. Jul 20, 2019

    el3mel Full Member

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    Looked pretty lost on the right. Another left winger I guess, but he'll still be very useful with his pace.
  10. Jul 20, 2019

    UnitedObsession99 New Member

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    He shouldn't be playing RW, not suited to it. We need a proper RW.

    Dan James shouldn't be starting games yet, will he a great bench option and can develop from there.
  11. Jul 20, 2019

    Dec9003 Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    He played well I thought, other than that wayward shot which can happen.
    He does seem better suited to the left, which isn't surprising.
    A good test against a more organised defence than he's used to being up against.
  12. Jul 20, 2019

    Godfather Full Member

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    Very raw. Reminds me a bit of Zaha when he arrived here. Must give him time but I don't think he is a starter yet. And surely not on the right.
  13. Jul 20, 2019

    edgecutter Full Member

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    Needs time and nobody should be expecting too much from him just yet.
  14. Jul 20, 2019

    MAME DIOUF 32 Full Member

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    Nowhere near perfect but he doesn't look out of place imo. Always wants the ball and willing to try things. Given how utterly shit his competition has been for the past couple of years I'd be happy enough to see him starting games.
  15. Jul 20, 2019

    FootyGirl88

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    He's exactly what you would expect from a young player from the championship. He will improve, we need to be patient with him.
  16. Jul 20, 2019

    3KDré Full Member

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    Think he is another player more suited to the left, which is a bit annoying because that's also the case with Martial, Chong & Rashford.
  17. Jul 20, 2019

    luke511 Full Member

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    If you look at his stats for Swansea last year he was much better suited to the left than the right, that was obvious today as well. I'd judge him more off the game vs Leeds rather than todays.
  18. Jul 20, 2019

    Andersons Dietician Full Member

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    He’s as many of said raw. Workrate, endeavour, pace can’t be faulted. His game however or what he does with the ball maybe isn’t developed as some in the team. Think on the break mind he could be lethal it’s just can you carry what he is lacking for the hope he gets a chance to open his legs.
  19. Jul 20, 2019

    kundalini Full Member

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    One dangerous cross across the face of goal (no-one there) but otherwise his play in the final third was disappointing. Very poor shot wide from an angle after Lindelof's pass.

    I like him and he has shown plenty of promise but may need to be used carefully.
  20. Jul 20, 2019

    P-Nut fan of well-known French footballer Fabinho

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    Yeah quite possibly, but we need to keep a degree of context when assessing our signings.
  21. Jul 20, 2019

    Zlatans Knee New Member

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    I think we have just seen that we have a certain 17 year old who is more than half decent and can play in that RW position.
  22. Jul 20, 2019

    Majima Full Member

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    Oh definitely. He's come from the Championship where his stats weren't that impressive. He's performing how i expected him to. Lot's of energy and desire but lacking in end-product.

    We're still waiting on Rashford to improve his decision-making so it's expected for James to be similar.
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    P-Nut fan of well-known French footballer Fabinho

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    Yeah, ideally we wouldn't rely on him too much this year, but it looks like we won't bring in a RW so we'll have to be patient.
  24. Jul 20, 2019

    abdo99 Full Member

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    He doesn't have the end product yet- far too raw. We're going to regret not buying RW I think.
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    Majima Full Member

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    If his infectious-like work-rate rubs off on the rest of the team this season, i'll be happy.
  26. Jul 20, 2019

    Bestietom Full Member

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    Needs time, and needs to improve his passing.
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    MikeKing Full Member

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    Its the type of Spurs like signing where everyone says its a bad signing first months then in about a year or two he is a very solid player. Didn't look good, but first time on the right with him and Bissaka so obviously that isn't a big deal at this point.
  28. Jul 20, 2019

    kouroux 45k posts to finally achieve this tagline

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    Specially when it's preseason, our fans are desperate for the club to find a cracking young player who is ready now but in real life, it rarely works like that.
  29. Jul 20, 2019

    Ban Full Member

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    Good to see Cafe has already given up on him.
  30. Jul 20, 2019

    roonster09 Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018 Scout

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    He wasn't as good but he looks tidy little player. As a RW he struggled but hopefully he will improve with time.
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    El Jefe Full Member

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    I didn't find him impressive in the first two games and he played on the left. The only difference is that today he was up against better players.

    The truth like many have said is that he's a player that was playing in the championship last year. He's a raw work in progress and we shouldn't place too much expectation on him. He really shouldn't be starting PL games at all for now, he's more a useful option off the bench.
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    Tarrou Full Member

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    doesn't look suited to the right

    I wouldn't judge him too much on this performance
  33. Jul 20, 2019

    MadMike Full Member

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    He'll need time to develop and that might have to happen outside the starting XI for most of the season. He should be understudy to Sanchez on his preferred left side.

    We still need a right winger more than anything imo.
  34. Jul 20, 2019

    Dinghy Full Member

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    Not writing him off, but he's got a very basic skillset for a United-winger. His pace is something else and he will be useful for us over a season but he needs to do much better when on the ball. Not once did he try to take on his fullback, while someone like Chong skinned his fullback every time he had the ball.
  35. Jul 20, 2019

    GlasgowCeltic Full Member

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    Other players are being judged in a positive light based on pre season so why not the opposite?
  36. Jul 20, 2019

    Hughie77 Full Member

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    Learning he his, the level of opposition is above what he's been against, the penny will drop he will work it out ,sometimes he just needs to use his pace, instead of trying to cut back in, top defenders expect that.

    Pre season this is what's it all about.
  37. Jul 20, 2019

    Eckers99 Michael Corleone says hello

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    Plenty of industry and pace but no real quality in the final third. Might make a decent bench option but you're right, the RW thing is still a problem. Unless Greenwood or Gomes can do it.
  38. Jul 20, 2019

    Marcelinho87 Full Member

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    Ridiculous ain't it.

    He has spent a matter of weeks here and doesn't have the foggiest who anybody is nevermind how we expect to play... He along with everyone else needs a bit of time adapting to Ole's methods.
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    Litch Full Member

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    This place sometimes....
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    Walters_19_MuFc Full Member

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    Its clear to see that, like most of our attacking players, he needs to work on his decision making and finishing. Had a couple of good chances in the first half but slashed at them.

    I'd have personally liked to have seen AWB hold back sometimes and encourage James to take players on instead of making an overlap/underlap.

    His pace is frightening though and I can't imagine defenders be looking forward to playing against him as he's just a bundle of energy.