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Tahith Chong 2019-20 Performances

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  1. Jul 21, 2019

    NoPace Full Member

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    This is fair but I also think the Champo is becoming a bit less of a 1970s New York movie where everyone is killing each other.

    Also I forgot Chong was Dutch, obviously a midtable Eredivisie loan makes more sense.
  2. Jul 21, 2019

    Brightonian Full Member

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    I definitely agree with that, the problem for loanees is definitely less about the physical style now. But it's still about the sort of consistency a mid-level seasoned pro can deliver vs the inconsistent excellence you'd obviously expect from most top-level youngsters, and with so much money at stake, and the Championship now arguably as competitive as the PL in its own way, most managers understandably struggle to keep taking that risk game after game. Especially when it's someone else's talent they're developing, not their own.
  3. Jul 21, 2019

    BAMSOLA Has issues!

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    Loan to a lower level Bundesliga side would be the making of him IMO.
  4. Jul 30, 2019

    Rasendori Full Member

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    Didn't see the game, how was his performance compared to James? I think Chong is currently better than James, and has more potential
  5. Jul 30, 2019

    RedCurry Full Member

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    His movement in this pre-season has been very clever. Always seems to know how to find that little pocket of space.
  6. Jul 30, 2019

    Van Piorsing Lost his light sabre

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    He clearly understands what aggressive pressing means and for that alone, kudos to him.
  7. Jul 30, 2019

    kundalini Full Member

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    In the final third, Chong looks significantly better than James and has done through-out pre-season. Chong had 3 shots, all saved, decent attempts though one wasn't struck that hard. James made the pass for at least one of McTominay's shots but sometimes seems confused as to what to do when he gets near the penalty area, if the opposing defence is set. James also had a shot that was saved.

    Chong has shown moments of nice skill in other pre-season matches. He can beat his man, linked well with Gomes in the matches when they were on the pitch at the same time.

    Dan James works very hard and looks a threat on the counter-attack. At the moment I would suggest that they suit different match situations. Both look ready to contribute in PL games if used sensibly.
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  8. Jul 30, 2019

    mu4c_20le Full Member

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    He's a livewire. Can easily see what the coaches see in him, even if he hasn't done anything amazing yet. Clear potential.
  9. Jul 30, 2019

    Kostov Full Member

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    He is my favorite, I want him to make it so bad. But that same thing I could say for Gomes and Mason. Very lively once again today.
  10. Aug 6, 2019

    Mark Pawelek Full Member

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    He's described as a right-winger at most football sites. Because he's left-footed and it's assumed all today's wingers are inverted. In his 30 minutes against Inter in Singapore he looked deadly on the left as a traditional left-winger. James is right-footed, so can't do those zippy crosses with his left-foot.
  11. Sep 11, 2019

    Adnan Full Member

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    Came on with 18 minutes remaining with Dutch u21s winning 3-1 at the time. It finished 5-1 with Chong said to have played a key role in the 4th Dutch goal against Cyprus u21s.
  12. Sep 11, 2019

    Vidyoyo Self-confessed coffee shop chat-up expert

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    Sounds like his level at present. The kid has a long way to go.

    Would like to him more towards the end of the season.
  13. Sep 11, 2019

    Redtings New Member

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    Good for him. It seems like he is ready for first team football, but remains to be seen if he is at the level of playing first team football in the premier league, let alone United. I think he needs a loan for regular minutes, as he’s 20 right now if I recall correctly.
  14. Sep 11, 2019

    Adnan Full Member

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    He's still 19 but I do think he could contribute on our RW if given a chance, and I think he will get his chance soon.
  15. Sep 11, 2019

    Kostov Full Member

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    We have a chap called Lingard playing there, it can't get any worse can it?
  16. Sep 11, 2019

    Mark Pawelek Full Member

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    Seems Chong had more than one loan offer last summer but turned them down. With Ole happy with that. Because United don't have a lot of wingers & strikers right now; having just sold 2.
  17. Sep 11, 2019

    Mickson Full Member

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    Bit worrying that he can't take a regular spot in their U21 team. But good to hear that he did well. I still claim that he should've been loaned out.
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    Sep 14, 2019

    LLMU Full Member

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    Still very raw but the talent is there. Good cameo for him. Need more minutes in the coming games.
  19. Sep 14, 2019

    Chunk of hope New Member

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    still question marks over this lad, he was horrible today when he came on gave the ball away a number of times and did nothing in the final third, and he even pushed James on the RW
  20. Sep 14, 2019

    amolbhatia50k Sneaky bum time

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    Eh? He did quite well.
  21. Sep 14, 2019

    Alemar Full Member

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    Not the best of performances, although not a poor one either. Minutes will serve him well, surely
  22. Sep 14, 2019

    Tarrou Full Member

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    I thought he did well
  23. Sep 14, 2019

    Harry190 Full Member

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    Bit of swagger about him.
  24. Sep 14, 2019

    Classical Mechanic Full Member

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    He can press well but he's a bit of a headless chicken still, lots of basic passing mistakes whenever he plays and then a really nice bit of skill.
  25. Sep 14, 2019

    Litch Full Member

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    Did ok, these young lads just need minutes....
  26. Sep 14, 2019

    Sylar Full Member

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    Did ok. Im surprised he came on ahead of Gomes and Mason who look further ahead of him and a bit more composed than him.
  27. Sep 14, 2019

    Dante Bang Average but can post Blindfolded for 15 secs

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    He was brought on as a counterattacking threat with Leicester pushing up the other way.

    Chong might not have been great, but he did help to peg Ricardo Pereira back.
  28. Sep 14, 2019

    RedDevilCanuck Quite dreamy - blue eyes, blond hair, tanned skin

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    Can nutmeg a player then foolishly give the ball away a second later.
  29. Sep 14, 2019

    kundalini Full Member

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    I like Chong more than most people on here. He does need to tidy up his straightforward passes though. Too often he manages to pass it straight to an opposing player for no reason, when all he was attempting was to recycle possession.

    He did well for the move that resulted in Pereira's shot from distance being saved.

    Early days.
  30. Sep 14, 2019

    Tarrou Full Member

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    I think he was brought on to press them, first and foremost
  31. Sep 14, 2019

    He'sRaldo Full Member

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    Judging from his cameo, he seems further along than Greenwood, who's been anonymous when he's come on. Maybe because he's been played on the wing instead of up front?
  32. Sep 14, 2019

    Zoo Full Member

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    Good cameo, one which he needed at this level. But another one who seems to be better on the left for now :lol:
  33. Sep 14, 2019

    Red Indian Chief Torn Rubber Thus says Kemo

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    Was 100% more useful than Mata
  34. Sep 14, 2019

    ash_86 Full Member

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    Did well today in a very hard game.
  35. Sep 14, 2019

    Giuliano Maiorana New Member

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    Didn't seem to find space well and played a few sloppy passes. Hope he makes it been following him for a number of years.
  36. Sep 14, 2019

    RooneyLegend Full Member

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    Reminds me of Kaka. Well, at least the way he moves with the ball. Got some way to go but he has something.
  37. Sep 14, 2019

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    He will be given plenty of opportunities this season, especially that we're hugely lacking left footed players that will give us better balance in our attacking play
  38. Sep 14, 2019

    bosnian_red Worst scout to ever exist

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    Started off sloppy but improved. Think he'll be inconsistent for a while but really just needs game time right now to get comfortable at this level IMO. It'll come this year, hopefully he gets a start vs Astana.
  39. Sep 14, 2019

    Grande Full Member

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    I could understand bringing him on, because he has energy, then again not, cause he tends to give the ball away easily and we couldnt hold the ball. Even if he started with some sloppy (nervous?) passes, I was wrong, because he and Fred actually changed the game markedly both in terms pressing, winning the ball and in attacking threat. I was surprised at how his physicality has developped, he seemed more powerful thannI remember him. Had some really nice one-touch directness after awhile.
  40. Sep 14, 2019

    AKDevil Full Member

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    Helped change the game. Gave Leicester something to think about and push them back about when it seemed an equaliser was inevitable.