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...how does sweet money make him to be dancer :???: Btw, I think his rough run at united defense and epl is about over with all the recent injuries.


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By the way, if Sir Alex come that dressing room, e no go recognize am again. :lol:

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Guys, any update on Samuel Umtiti @ Barcelona? we were told "Our" Eric will be a benchwarmer and sent on loan, while Samuel Umpity Dumpity will be dominating in Mess Ke Un Club.




Is anyone ever going to update us on Samuel Umpity Dumpity? :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf:


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Things have really changed since Ferguson retired. I don't think he would have liked players posting social media videos of themselves messing about in the changing room in a season where they are stuck at 6th.


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danfo driver wrote:
danfo driver wrote:
Guys, any update on Samuel Umtiti @ Barcelona? we were told "Our" Eric will be a benchwarmer and sent on loan, while Samuel Umpity Dumpity will be dominating in Mess Ke Un Club.




Is anyone ever going to update us on Samuel Umpity Dumpity? :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf:


Well, here are a few updates:


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Has Samuel Umtiti already proved his worth to the Catalans?
by Nikhil Kulkarni

French defender Samuel Umtiti has become a fan favorite in Barcelona due to his great talent.

The Catalans reached their 4th consecutive CDR final thanks to the strong defensive play on display. Apart from Cillessen, Samuel Umtiti was the standout performer in a game which was one of the best games in recent time. The maturity and calmness shown by the young player is an indication that he will go a long way. Already, he is a fan favorite and if he continues like this, will stand a chance to be a great player for Catalans.

Since the day legendary defender Carles Puyol decided to hang up his boots, there was a void at center back. Even though Javier Mascherano has been used with Gerard Pique, this was not the natural position of the Argentine. He impressed everyone with his work ethics but still, Luis Enrique was in search of the specialist player. And on 12 July 2016, the Catalans signed a young 23-year-old center back Samuel Umtiti from Olympique Lyon.


The Cameroon-born Frenchman already has a U-20 world cup under his belt. In addition to that, he impressed football world with his fine display in Euro 2016. He had everything that Barcelona was looking for and considering his age, Barca had every reason to sign him. Umtiti is characterized by his physical strength, his ability to anticipate, and his prowess in bringing the ball up the field. At 181 cm, Samuel Umtiti is a force in the air on set pieces at both ends of the pitch. He is good at passing game which is the essence of the La Liga giants’ game philosophy.

The idea to bring Samuel Umtiti at Camp Nou was a back-up to Javier Mascherano, but the way he has grown up in this squad says a lot. For the Catalans, he has played 24 games out of which he started 23 in all competitions. Umtiti is nothing but a complete package and has already shown that he is both an ideal centre-back as well as the perfect partner for Pique. His growing importance and impressive adaptation are key for his success. And despite only arriving in the summer, he has already earned his starting spot at Camp Nou. The former Lyon defender has featured 10 times with 9 as a starter in league and Barcelona have won all of those matches.

To sum things up, the way Samuel Umtiti has slotted in seamlessly this season is the reason why he has become the apple of the home fans’ eyes. The French defender looks to be a long-term solution with the side benefiting immensely with him in the side as stats prove. I would not hesitate to admit that for mere €25 million fees, it is nothing but a great piece of business for Barcelona. Even though it is quite early to predict, this guy has potential to climb the ranks and leave his mark on the glittering era of Barcelona.

http://everythingbarca.com/2017/02/11/s ... -catalans/




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By Andy Warren For Mailonline and Rik Sharma For Reuters
PUBLISHED: 09:36 EDT, 13 March 2017 | UPDATED: 13:34 EDT, 13 March 2017

When you think of Barcelona's key players you are instantly drawn to the club's devastating front three.

Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar have scored an incredible 82 goals between them this season, leading from the front as Luis Enrique's side challenge for honours on three fronts.

But it is one of their relatively lesser lights who makes the biggest difference when it comes to wins and losses.

Defender Samuel Umtiti has quickly become a vital player for Barcelona since joining the club
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Defender Samuel Umtiti has quickly become a vital player for Barcelona since joining the club


Barcelona's bid to win La Liga was hit as they lost 2-1 at Deportivo on Sunday, with Neymar missing due to injury, but it was the absence of defender Samuel Umtiti which proved important.

Barcelona have won every one of the 16 league games in which he has featured since his summer move from Luon, while the Catalans have emerged triumphant in just two of 11 games without him.

Indeed, over the course of the last three seasons, encompassing two years with Lyon, Umtiti's teams have won 67.9 per cent of their games when he has been playing and just 18.1 per cent without him.

His absence had a direct impact in the defeat by Deportivo, with both of the hosts' goals coming from set pieces.

Barcelona has won all 16 La Liga matches they have played since the defender joined the club

Barcelona has won all 16 La Liga matches they have played since the defender joined the club

Javier Mascherano botched an attempted clearance that led to Joselu's opener, while Umtiti's replacement Jordi Alba was left rooted to the spot as Alex Bergantinos outjumped him to head the winning goal.

Playing centre-back is a tricky assignment at Barcelona, as highlighted by the string of defenders - from Dmytro Chygrynskiy to Thomas Vermaelen - who have attempted to perform the role but failed to make a mark at Camp Nou.

Umtiti took to it like a fish to water, playing with supreme confidence for a 23-year-old, and relishing the attacking responsibilities as much as the defensive ones.

Strong in the air, he is also extremely comfortable on the ball and can take it past opponents to find the right angle for a pass to help build attacks from the back.

'To be honest I am surprised by Umtiti's quick adaption,' said coach Luis Enrique. 'It's a position where the club has always had handicaps.'

Although both of them were excellent against Paris Saint-Germain, Mascherano is the victim of Umtiti's success, with a clamour growing for the Frenchman to be Gerard Pique's partner while the Argentine gets benched.

It hasn't been a flawless season for Umtiti, with poor performances against PSG in the 4-0 defeat in Paris and the 2-1 first leg defeat by Athletic Bilbao in the Copa del Rey last 16.

But these missteps do little to mask the quality and calmness he has brought. He could be a rock in the defence for years to come.



Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/footba ... z4dQGHifKu

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 06, 2017 2:13 am 
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txj wrote:
danfo driver wrote:
danfo driver wrote:
Guys, any update on Samuel Umtiti @ Barcelona? we were told "Our" Eric will be a benchwarmer and sent on loan, while Samuel Umpity Dumpity will be dominating in Mess Ke Un Club.




Is anyone ever going to update us on Samuel Umpity Dumpity? :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf:


Well, here are a few updates:


Quote:
Has Samuel Umtiti already proved his worth to the Catalans?
by Nikhil Kulkarni

French defender Samuel Umtiti has become a fan favorite in Barcelona due to his great talent.

The Catalans reached their 4th consecutive CDR final thanks to the strong defensive play on display. Apart from Cillessen, Samuel Umtiti was the standout performer in a game which was one of the best games in recent time. The maturity and calmness shown by the young player is an indication that he will go a long way. Already, he is a fan favorite and if he continues like this, will stand a chance to be a great player for Catalans.

Since the day legendary defender Carles Puyol decided to hang up his boots, there was a void at center back. Even though Javier Mascherano has been used with Gerard Pique, this was not the natural position of the Argentine. He impressed everyone with his work ethics but still, Luis Enrique was in search of the specialist player. And on 12 July 2016, the Catalans signed a young 23-year-old center back Samuel Umtiti from Olympique Lyon.


The Cameroon-born Frenchman already has a U-20 world cup under his belt. In addition to that, he impressed football world with his fine display in Euro 2016. He had everything that Barcelona was looking for and considering his age, Barca had every reason to sign him. Umtiti is characterized by his physical strength, his ability to anticipate, and his prowess in bringing the ball up the field. At 181 cm, Samuel Umtiti is a force in the air on set pieces at both ends of the pitch. He is good at passing game which is the essence of the La Liga giants’ game philosophy.

The idea to bring Samuel Umtiti at Camp Nou was a back-up to Javier Mascherano, but the way he has grown up in this squad says a lot. For the Catalans, he has played 24 games out of which he started 23 in all competitions. Umtiti is nothing but a complete package and has already shown that he is both an ideal centre-back as well as the perfect partner for Pique. His growing importance and impressive adaptation are key for his success. And despite only arriving in the summer, he has already earned his starting spot at Camp Nou. The former Lyon defender has featured 10 times with 9 as a starter in league and Barcelona have won all of those matches.

To sum things up, the way Samuel Umtiti has slotted in seamlessly this season is the reason why he has become the apple of the home fans’ eyes. The French defender looks to be a long-term solution with the side benefiting immensely with him in the side as stats prove. I would not hesitate to admit that for mere €25 million fees, it is nothing but a great piece of business for Barcelona. Even though it is quite early to predict, this guy has potential to climb the ranks and leave his mark on the glittering era of Barcelona.

http://everythingbarca.com/2017/02/11/s ... -catalans/




Quote:
By Andy Warren For Mailonline and Rik Sharma For Reuters
PUBLISHED: 09:36 EDT, 13 March 2017 | UPDATED: 13:34 EDT, 13 March 2017

When you think of Barcelona's key players you are instantly drawn to the club's devastating front three.

Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar have scored an incredible 82 goals between them this season, leading from the front as Luis Enrique's side challenge for honours on three fronts.

But it is one of their relatively lesser lights who makes the biggest difference when it comes to wins and losses.

Defender Samuel Umtiti has quickly become a vital player for Barcelona since joining the club
+4
Defender Samuel Umtiti has quickly become a vital player for Barcelona since joining the club


Barcelona's bid to win La Liga was hit as they lost 2-1 at Deportivo on Sunday, with Neymar missing due to injury, but it was the absence of defender Samuel Umtiti which proved important.

Barcelona have won every one of the 16 league games in which he has featured since his summer move from Luon, while the Catalans have emerged triumphant in just two of 11 games without him.

Indeed, over the course of the last three seasons, encompassing two years with Lyon, Umtiti's teams have won 67.9 per cent of their games when he has been playing and just 18.1 per cent without him.

His absence had a direct impact in the defeat by Deportivo, with both of the hosts' goals coming from set pieces.

Barcelona has won all 16 La Liga matches they have played since the defender joined the club

Barcelona has won all 16 La Liga matches they have played since the defender joined the club

Javier Mascherano botched an attempted clearance that led to Joselu's opener, while Umtiti's replacement Jordi Alba was left rooted to the spot as Alex Bergantinos outjumped him to head the winning goal.

Playing centre-back is a tricky assignment at Barcelona, as highlighted by the string of defenders - from Dmytro Chygrynskiy to Thomas Vermaelen - who have attempted to perform the role but failed to make a mark at Camp Nou.

Umtiti took to it like a fish to water, playing with supreme confidence for a 23-year-old, and relishing the attacking responsibilities as much as the defensive ones.

Strong in the air, he is also extremely comfortable on the ball and can take it past opponents to find the right angle for a pass to help build attacks from the back.

'To be honest I am surprised by Umtiti's quick adaption,' said coach Luis Enrique. 'It's a position where the club has always had handicaps.'

Although both of them were excellent against Paris Saint-Germain, Mascherano is the victim of Umtiti's success, with a clamour growing for the Frenchman to be Gerard Pique's partner while the Argentine gets benched.

It hasn't been a flawless season for Umtiti, with poor performances against PSG in the 4-0 defeat in Paris and the 2-1 first leg defeat by Athletic Bilbao in the Copa del Rey last 16.

But these missteps do little to mask the quality and calmness he has brought. He could be a rock in the defence for years to come.



Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/footba ... z4dQGHifKu



I asked that question on February 15th! I see its taken you 2 months to respond. That is why they call you "after the fact" :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf:


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 06, 2017 10:01 pm 
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danfo driver wrote:
txj wrote:
danfo driver wrote:
danfo driver wrote:
Guys, any update on Samuel Umtiti @ Barcelona? we were told "Our" Eric will be a benchwarmer and sent on loan, while Samuel Umpity Dumpity will be dominating in Mess Ke Un Club.




Is anyone ever going to update us on Samuel Umpity Dumpity? :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf:


Well, here are a few updates:


Quote:
Has Samuel Umtiti already proved his worth to the Catalans?
by Nikhil Kulkarni

French defender Samuel Umtiti has become a fan favorite in Barcelona due to his great talent.

The Catalans reached their 4th consecutive CDR final thanks to the strong defensive play on display. Apart from Cillessen, Samuel Umtiti was the standout performer in a game which was one of the best games in recent time. The maturity and calmness shown by the young player is an indication that he will go a long way. Already, he is a fan favorite and if he continues like this, will stand a chance to be a great player for Catalans.

Since the day legendary defender Carles Puyol decided to hang up his boots, there was a void at center back. Even though Javier Mascherano has been used with Gerard Pique, this was not the natural position of the Argentine. He impressed everyone with his work ethics but still, Luis Enrique was in search of the specialist player. And on 12 July 2016, the Catalans signed a young 23-year-old center back Samuel Umtiti from Olympique Lyon.


The Cameroon-born Frenchman already has a U-20 world cup under his belt. In addition to that, he impressed football world with his fine display in Euro 2016. He had everything that Barcelona was looking for and considering his age, Barca had every reason to sign him. Umtiti is characterized by his physical strength, his ability to anticipate, and his prowess in bringing the ball up the field. At 181 cm, Samuel Umtiti is a force in the air on set pieces at both ends of the pitch. He is good at passing game which is the essence of the La Liga giants’ game philosophy.

The idea to bring Samuel Umtiti at Camp Nou was a back-up to Javier Mascherano, but the way he has grown up in this squad says a lot. For the Catalans, he has played 24 games out of which he started 23 in all competitions. Umtiti is nothing but a complete package and has already shown that he is both an ideal centre-back as well as the perfect partner for Pique. His growing importance and impressive adaptation are key for his success. And despite only arriving in the summer, he has already earned his starting spot at Camp Nou. The former Lyon defender has featured 10 times with 9 as a starter in league and Barcelona have won all of those matches.

To sum things up, the way Samuel Umtiti has slotted in seamlessly this season is the reason why he has become the apple of the home fans’ eyes. The French defender looks to be a long-term solution with the side benefiting immensely with him in the side as stats prove. I would not hesitate to admit that for mere €25 million fees, it is nothing but a great piece of business for Barcelona. Even though it is quite early to predict, this guy has potential to climb the ranks and leave his mark on the glittering era of Barcelona.

http://everythingbarca.com/2017/02/11/s ... -catalans/




Quote:
By Andy Warren For Mailonline and Rik Sharma For Reuters
PUBLISHED: 09:36 EDT, 13 March 2017 | UPDATED: 13:34 EDT, 13 March 2017

When you think of Barcelona's key players you are instantly drawn to the club's devastating front three.

Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar have scored an incredible 82 goals between them this season, leading from the front as Luis Enrique's side challenge for honours on three fronts.

But it is one of their relatively lesser lights who makes the biggest difference when it comes to wins and losses.

Defender Samuel Umtiti has quickly become a vital player for Barcelona since joining the club
+4
Defender Samuel Umtiti has quickly become a vital player for Barcelona since joining the club


Barcelona's bid to win La Liga was hit as they lost 2-1 at Deportivo on Sunday, with Neymar missing due to injury, but it was the absence of defender Samuel Umtiti which proved important.

Barcelona have won every one of the 16 league games in which he has featured since his summer move from Luon, while the Catalans have emerged triumphant in just two of 11 games without him.

Indeed, over the course of the last three seasons, encompassing two years with Lyon, Umtiti's teams have won 67.9 per cent of their games when he has been playing and just 18.1 per cent without him.

His absence had a direct impact in the defeat by Deportivo, with both of the hosts' goals coming from set pieces.

Barcelona has won all 16 La Liga matches they have played since the defender joined the club

Barcelona has won all 16 La Liga matches they have played since the defender joined the club

Javier Mascherano botched an attempted clearance that led to Joselu's opener, while Umtiti's replacement Jordi Alba was left rooted to the spot as Alex Bergantinos outjumped him to head the winning goal.

Playing centre-back is a tricky assignment at Barcelona, as highlighted by the string of defenders - from Dmytro Chygrynskiy to Thomas Vermaelen - who have attempted to perform the role but failed to make a mark at Camp Nou.

Umtiti took to it like a fish to water, playing with supreme confidence for a 23-year-old, and relishing the attacking responsibilities as much as the defensive ones.

Strong in the air, he is also extremely comfortable on the ball and can take it past opponents to find the right angle for a pass to help build attacks from the back.

'To be honest I am surprised by Umtiti's quick adaption,' said coach Luis Enrique. 'It's a position where the club has always had handicaps.'

Although both of them were excellent against Paris Saint-Germain, Mascherano is the victim of Umtiti's success, with a clamour growing for the Frenchman to be Gerard Pique's partner while the Argentine gets benched.

It hasn't been a flawless season for Umtiti, with poor performances against PSG in the 4-0 defeat in Paris and the 2-1 first leg defeat by Athletic Bilbao in the Copa del Rey last 16.

But these missteps do little to mask the quality and calmness he has brought. He could be a rock in the defence for years to come.



Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/footba ... z4dQGHifKu



I asked that question on February 15th! I see its taken you 2 months to respond. That is why they call you "after the fact" :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf:



Brah u asked for an update. You got one that is apparently not to your liking. Now you are complaining about timeline....
Keep on rolling.....

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 06, 2017 11:27 pm 
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txj wrote:
danfo driver wrote:
txj wrote:
danfo driver wrote:
danfo driver wrote:
Guys, any update on Samuel Umtiti @ Barcelona? we were told "Our" Eric will be a benchwarmer and sent on loan, while Samuel Umpity Dumpity will be dominating in Mess Ke Un Club.




Is anyone ever going to update us on Samuel Umpity Dumpity? :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf:


Well, here are a few updates:


Quote:
Has Samuel Umtiti already proved his worth to the Catalans?
by Nikhil Kulkarni

French defender Samuel Umtiti has become a fan favorite in Barcelona due to his great talent.

The Catalans reached their 4th consecutive CDR final thanks to the strong defensive play on display. Apart from Cillessen, Samuel Umtiti was the standout performer in a game which was one of the best games in recent time. The maturity and calmness shown by the young player is an indication that he will go a long way. Already, he is a fan favorite and if he continues like this, will stand a chance to be a great player for Catalans.

Since the day legendary defender Carles Puyol decided to hang up his boots, there was a void at center back. Even though Javier Mascherano has been used with Gerard Pique, this was not the natural position of the Argentine. He impressed everyone with his work ethics but still, Luis Enrique was in search of the specialist player. And on 12 July 2016, the Catalans signed a young 23-year-old center back Samuel Umtiti from Olympique Lyon.


The Cameroon-born Frenchman already has a U-20 world cup under his belt. In addition to that, he impressed football world with his fine display in Euro 2016. He had everything that Barcelona was looking for and considering his age, Barca had every reason to sign him. Umtiti is characterized by his physical strength, his ability to anticipate, and his prowess in bringing the ball up the field. At 181 cm, Samuel Umtiti is a force in the air on set pieces at both ends of the pitch. He is good at passing game which is the essence of the La Liga giants’ game philosophy.

The idea to bring Samuel Umtiti at Camp Nou was a back-up to Javier Mascherano, but the way he has grown up in this squad says a lot. For the Catalans, he has played 24 games out of which he started 23 in all competitions. Umtiti is nothing but a complete package and has already shown that he is both an ideal centre-back as well as the perfect partner for Pique. His growing importance and impressive adaptation are key for his success. And despite only arriving in the summer, he has already earned his starting spot at Camp Nou. The former Lyon defender has featured 10 times with 9 as a starter in league and Barcelona have won all of those matches.

To sum things up, the way Samuel Umtiti has slotted in seamlessly this season is the reason why he has become the apple of the home fans’ eyes. The French defender looks to be a long-term solution with the side benefiting immensely with him in the side as stats prove. I would not hesitate to admit that for mere €25 million fees, it is nothing but a great piece of business for Barcelona. Even though it is quite early to predict, this guy has potential to climb the ranks and leave his mark on the glittering era of Barcelona.

http://everythingbarca.com/2017/02/11/s ... -catalans/




Quote:
By Andy Warren For Mailonline and Rik Sharma For Reuters
PUBLISHED: 09:36 EDT, 13 March 2017 | UPDATED: 13:34 EDT, 13 March 2017

When you think of Barcelona's key players you are instantly drawn to the club's devastating front three.

Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar have scored an incredible 82 goals between them this season, leading from the front as Luis Enrique's side challenge for honours on three fronts.

But it is one of their relatively lesser lights who makes the biggest difference when it comes to wins and losses.

Defender Samuel Umtiti has quickly become a vital player for Barcelona since joining the club
+4
Defender Samuel Umtiti has quickly become a vital player for Barcelona since joining the club


Barcelona's bid to win La Liga was hit as they lost 2-1 at Deportivo on Sunday, with Neymar missing due to injury, but it was the absence of defender Samuel Umtiti which proved important.

Barcelona have won every one of the 16 league games in which he has featured since his summer move from Luon, while the Catalans have emerged triumphant in just two of 11 games without him.

Indeed, over the course of the last three seasons, encompassing two years with Lyon, Umtiti's teams have won 67.9 per cent of their games when he has been playing and just 18.1 per cent without him.

His absence had a direct impact in the defeat by Deportivo, with both of the hosts' goals coming from set pieces.

Barcelona has won all 16 La Liga matches they have played since the defender joined the club

Barcelona has won all 16 La Liga matches they have played since the defender joined the club

Javier Mascherano botched an attempted clearance that led to Joselu's opener, while Umtiti's replacement Jordi Alba was left rooted to the spot as Alex Bergantinos outjumped him to head the winning goal.

Playing centre-back is a tricky assignment at Barcelona, as highlighted by the string of defenders - from Dmytro Chygrynskiy to Thomas Vermaelen - who have attempted to perform the role but failed to make a mark at Camp Nou.

Umtiti took to it like a fish to water, playing with supreme confidence for a 23-year-old, and relishing the attacking responsibilities as much as the defensive ones.

Strong in the air, he is also extremely comfortable on the ball and can take it past opponents to find the right angle for a pass to help build attacks from the back.

'To be honest I am surprised by Umtiti's quick adaption,' said coach Luis Enrique. 'It's a position where the club has always had handicaps.'

Although both of them were excellent against Paris Saint-Germain, Mascherano is the victim of Umtiti's success, with a clamour growing for the Frenchman to be Gerard Pique's partner while the Argentine gets benched.

It hasn't been a flawless season for Umtiti, with poor performances against PSG in the 4-0 defeat in Paris and the 2-1 first leg defeat by Athletic Bilbao in the Copa del Rey last 16.

But these missteps do little to mask the quality and calmness he has brought. He could be a rock in the defence for years to come.



Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/footba ... z4dQGHifKu



I asked that question on February 15th! I see its taken you 2 months to respond. That is why they call you "after the fact" :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf:



Brah u asked for an update. You got one that is apparently not to your liking. Now you are complaining about timeline....
Keep on rolling.....



:rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: @ not to my liking. boy, you dont know what is to my liking.

Fact is that you waited 2 months to answer. Mr. After the fact. :rotf: :rotf:


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What a performance by this young man today. :ohmy: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:


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Baillly is already a world class defender in my books, no nonsense, big strong and powerful, Costa could not get the better of him

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 17, 2017 2:33 am 
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tfco wrote:
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Somebody tell that Ofori Mensah or whatever his name is dude he cannot eat his cake ad have it. You cannot act all african then go and play for Dutchie. Is he going to play for Ghana or not? Otherwise he should go and dance to Dutch music


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 17, 2017 1:00 pm 
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i've been bombarding his TL with his blackstars inclusion

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 17, 2017 1:05 pm 
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What a performance by this young man today. :ohmy: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

There was a moment in the match when he dispossed a Chelsea player with a sharp turn and twist of the body and then stood still like a Marshal...now that is the moment Bailly made a statement..a new Sheriff is in town!

Still has some development to do, but damn he already has the neccesary tools. :thumbs:

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 17, 2017 2:22 pm 
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oloye wrote:
danfo driver wrote:
What a performance by this young man today. :ohmy: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

There was a moment in the match when he dispossed a Chelsea player with a sharp turn and twist of the body and then stood still like a Marshal...now that is the moment Bailly made a statement..a new Sheriff is in town!

Still has some development to do, but damn he already has the neccesary tools. :thumbs:


Yup! but goodness me, he has the natural ability of a top defender! Kaiii!!!

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I see TXJ has gone missing again. Bailly's success hurts him to the bone-marrow :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf:


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TXJ is usually a good judge of talent but he missed the mark badly on this one. Bailly was marking the likes of C Ron and Messi in La Liga and doing well. He had some shaky moments at Espanyol and early days at Villarreal. But he learned quickly

My only criticism of Bailly is he tends to showboat when his team is leading which results in mistakes at times. He clearly has the potential to follow in the footsteps of great African defenders such as the late Stephen Keshi, Nourredine Naybet, Roger Mendy and Lucas Radebe

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What a performance by our brother. :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: Seeing it in video again, and you realize Costa will cause the day Bailly stepped foot in Europe. :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: '




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PostPosted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 1:54 am 
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So,L'Équipe is reporting tomorrow:

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Na wow o! Mourinho na so you love our brothers. Brother Eric and Brother mad man Serge! :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:


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TXJ is usually a good judge of talent but he missed the mark badly on this one. Bailly was marking the likes of C Ron and Messi in La Liga and doing well. He had some shaky moments at Espanyol and early days at Villarreal. But he learned quickly

My only criticism of Bailly is he tends to showboat when his team is leading which results in mistakes at times. He clearly has the potential to follow in the footsteps of great African defenders such as the late Stephen Keshi, Nourredine Naybet, Roger Mendy and Lucas Radebe


Not sure you are well informed about my position on EB. Always said he was talented but not at the level that was been widely advertised, and I stand firmly by the point.

And BTW, long b/4 Bailly became "our brother", I was making a case for him over Sekou Bamba when that Franco-Tunisian was the CIV coach...

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His talent was quite apparent at Villarreal but I don't think anyone can dispute his position as an elite defender at this point

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TXJ is usually a good judge of talent but he missed the mark badly on this one. Bailly was marking the likes of C Ron and Messi in La Liga and doing well. He had some shaky moments at Espanyol and early days at Villarreal. But he learned quickly

My only criticism of Bailly is he tends to showboat when his team is leading which results in mistakes at times. He clearly has the potential to follow in the footsteps of great African defenders such as the late Stephen Keshi, Nourredine Naybet, Roger Mendy and Lucas Radebe


Not sure you are well informed about my position on EB. Always said he was talented but not at the level that was been widely advertised, and I stand firmly by the point.

And BTW, long b/4 Bailly became "our brother", I was making a case for him over Sekou Bamba when that Franco-Tunisian was the CIV coach...

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