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I was very pleased to see a brief clip of a tight embrace between Adarabioyo and Lookman. I think it was immediately after the Fulham goal.
I could only think of Naija Boys solidarity and their common goal of being invited to the SE.
Ola Aina and Iwobi are close friends and I can almost bet that they are all talking to one another and exchanging notes.

I also noticed that when the Fulham team were coming out, the naija boys were following each other in the march onto the pitch.

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Why is this switch taking so damn long?
Jeez!

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Tosin Adarabioyo backed to develop into top-class Premier League defender

Fulham manager Scott Parker believes Tosin Adarabioyo has the potential to become a “top Premier League centre-half” ahead of their clash with his former club Manchester City on Saturday.

The 23-year-old defender joined the Cottagers for an undisclosed fee from Manchester City on a three-year deal in October and has impressed since his arrival in an entirely new back four.

Parker admitted he had followed the player’s progress for a number of years and insisted there is more to come from the youngster after some impressive performances already this season.

“I think Tosin’s a player, I think value for money it was a great deal for us because I first saw Tosin play for Manchester City Under-23s against Tottenham Under-23s when I was there for my year with the under-18s and he shone out there,” Parker said.

“Last year at Blackburn I kept a close eye on him and he had a very good season under Tony Mowbray and what they did; he’s young, really lovely on the ball.

“(His) development’s still got loads and loads… there’s development in him to become a better player than what we’re seeing but there’s no doubt that he’s come in and for someone so young and in a new environment, he’s really hit the ground running.

“It’s the first time he’s played in the Premier League on a consistent basis so yeah I’m really pleased with him.

“I still think there’s more to come, there are so many other areas that he can keep improving in, and he will which is brilliant to know because you can see him fit into the team and he’s done very well.”

Adarabioyo was born in Chorlton and came through the Manchester City academy but was limited to just eight first-team appearances and also spent seasons away from the Etihad at West Brom and Blackburn, but Parker said he has learned a lot from former manager Pep Guardiola.

“I think you can definitely see (it) the way he is, he’s a ball-playing centre-half, plays through the lines, nice with the ball and confident with the ball so there’s definitely that element that you can tell he’s been schooled in a certain way and it’s probably the other side that we need to keep working on.

“The defending, the bread and butter of his game – and Tosin does that as well. He’s done extremely well, he’s got loads and loads of facets to his game, he can keep growing and become a top Premier League centre-half.”
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I like Solace Chukwu.
His articles always offer something different. :thumb:

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Rock-solid Adarabioyo can offer succour and fortitude to Fulham and Nigeria alike
Solace Chukwu
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The Manchester City academy product has helped shore things up at the back for the Cottagers, and could be the future for the Super Eagles as well

There is a simple, if slightly reductive, measure of the impact Tosin Adarabioyo has had since moving to Craven Cottage.

When Fulham secured a place in the Premier League by downing Brentford in the Promotion Play-off Final at Wembley in August, they were immediately installed as favourites (along with fellow promoted side West Bromwich Albion) to return whence they came. Right away, they set about justifying that prognosis, losing their opening four games in the top flight and conceding an eye-watering 11 goals while at it.

On the 5th of October, a day after their defeat to Wolves, Manchester City academy graduate Adarabioyo joined the club for a modest fee of £2 million. Thirteen days later, following that month’s international break, the England youth international made his debut for the Cottagers, starring in a 1-1 draw against Sheffield United that earned Scott Parker’s side their first point in the division.

Since then, Fulham have amassed nine more, and while they remain in the relegation places, there is a clear demarcation: zero points in four before Tosin (BT), 10 points in 10 after Tosin (AT).

A more sophisticated measure comes in the form of Expected Goals conceded per game, which had dropped from 1.575 (BT) to 1.56 (AT) ahead of this weekend's draw against Newcastle United.

This is borne out by the eye test as well: Fulham appear a world removed from the chaos and defensive indecision that characterized the previous partnership of Tim Ream and Michael Hector, and this despite completely overhauling the back line.

On the evidence of recent performances, the partnership of Adarabioyo and Joachim Andersen is getting even stronger.

Against reigning Premier League champions Liverpool, Fulham were resolute, giving little away and carrying a significant threat themselves. Only a penalty for an unfortunate Aboubakar Kamara handball denied them all three points at Craven Cottage, and the 23-year-old was particularly defiant inside his own penalty area for the London side, completing a game-high 11 clearances and looking dominant in the air.

This will no doubt have come as a major encouragement for Parker. While Adarabioyo's education at Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City has imbued him with oodles of composure in possession, it is in the more fundamental aspects of defending that the Fulham boss suggested he needed to improve only a fortnight ago.

Parker told the Press Association, “I think you can definitely see (it) the way he is, he’s a ball-playing centre-half, plays through the lines, nice with the ball and confident with the ball so there’s definitely that element that you can tell he’s been schooled in a certain way and it’s probably the other side that we need to keep working on.

“The defending, the bread and butter of his game – and Tosin does that as well. He’s done extremely well, he’s got loads and loads of facets to his game, he can keep growing and become a top Premier League centre-half.”

Parker will have viewed his most recent performances with satisfaction then, as will Nigerian football fans everywhere.

Despite representing England at youth level, Adarabioyo remains eligible for Nigeria through his parentage. He has an admirer in Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr, who reportedly has set his sights on the 6ft 5in centre-back with a view to incorporating him into the national team set-up.


Beyond simply swelling the available allotment of options, it is easy to see why, from a stylistic standpoint, Adarabioyo would be so attractive to Nigeria selectors.

For the most part, Rohr’s centre-back options tend to be physical, aggressive man-markers: William Troost-Ekong, Kenneth Omeruo, Chidozie Awaziem and, to a lesser extent, Semi Ajayi all fall into this broad categorization. The exception to the rule is Rangers’ Leon Balogun, whose composure and expansive style is sadly tempered by a propensity for injury, as well as the fact he is into his 33rd year.

With a view to maintaining the brawn-plus-brain dynamic going forward, a player of similar gifts is eminently valuable as a direct replacement for both Balogun’s quality in possession and his leadership qualities. Adarabioyo, a player who has captained England at different youth levels already, fits the bill excellently.

The Three Lions are, of course, spoilt for choice at this time with respect to central defenders, and this could very well open the door for a switch of nationality, especially with the 2022 World Cup in Qatar on the horizon.
https://www.goal.com/en/news/rock-solid ... zhbezivc82

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I like Solace Chukwu.
His articles always offer something different. :thumb:

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Rock-solid Adarabioyo can offer succour and fortitude to Fulham and Nigeria alike
Solace Chukwu
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The Manchester City academy product has helped shore things up at the back for the Cottagers, and could be the future for the Super Eagles as well

There is a simple, if slightly reductive, measure of the impact Tosin Adarabioyo has had since moving to Craven Cottage.

When Fulham secured a place in the Premier League by downing Brentford in the Promotion Play-off Final at Wembley in August, they were immediately installed as favourites (along with fellow promoted side West Bromwich Albion) to return whence they came. Right away, they set about justifying that prognosis, losing their opening four games in the top flight and conceding an eye-watering 11 goals while at it.

On the 5th of October, a day after their defeat to Wolves, Manchester City academy graduate Adarabioyo joined the club for a modest fee of £2 million. Thirteen days later, following that month’s international break, the England youth international made his debut for the Cottagers, starring in a 1-1 draw against Sheffield United that earned Scott Parker’s side their first point in the division.

Since then, Fulham have amassed nine more, and while they remain in the relegation places, there is a clear demarcation: zero points in four before Tosin (BT), 10 points in 10 after Tosin (AT).

A more sophisticated measure comes in the form of Expected Goals conceded per game, which had dropped from 1.575 (BT) to 1.56 (AT) ahead of this weekend's draw against Newcastle United.

This is borne out by the eye test as well: Fulham appear a world removed from the chaos and defensive indecision that characterized the previous partnership of Tim Ream and Michael Hector, and this despite completely overhauling the back line.

On the evidence of recent performances, the partnership of Adarabioyo and Joachim Andersen is getting even stronger.

Against reigning Premier League champions Liverpool, Fulham were resolute, giving little away and carrying a significant threat themselves. Only a penalty for an unfortunate Aboubakar Kamara handball denied them all three points at Craven Cottage, and the 23-year-old was particularly defiant inside his own penalty area for the London side, completing a game-high 11 clearances and looking dominant in the air.

This will no doubt have come as a major encouragement for Parker. While Adarabioyo's education at Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City has imbued him with oodles of composure in possession, it is in the more fundamental aspects of defending that the Fulham boss suggested he needed to improve only a fortnight ago.

Parker told the Press Association, “I think you can definitely see (it) the way he is, he’s a ball-playing centre-half, plays through the lines, nice with the ball and confident with the ball so there’s definitely that element that you can tell he’s been schooled in a certain way and it’s probably the other side that we need to keep working on.

“The defending, the bread and butter of his game – and Tosin does that as well. He’s done extremely well, he’s got loads and loads of facets to his game, he can keep growing and become a top Premier League centre-half.”

Parker will have viewed his most recent performances with satisfaction then, as will Nigerian football fans everywhere.

Despite representing England at youth level, Adarabioyo remains eligible for Nigeria through his parentage. He has an admirer in Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr, who reportedly has set his sights on the 6ft 5in centre-back with a view to incorporating him into the national team set-up.


Beyond simply swelling the available allotment of options, it is easy to see why, from a stylistic standpoint, Adarabioyo would be so attractive to Nigeria selectors.

For the most part, Rohr’s centre-back options tend to be physical, aggressive man-markers: William Troost-Ekong, Kenneth Omeruo, Chidozie Awaziem and, to a lesser extent, Semi Ajayi all fall into this broad categorization. The exception to the rule is Rangers’ Leon Balogun, whose composure and expansive style is sadly tempered by a propensity for injury, as well as the fact he is into his 33rd year.

With a view to maintaining the brawn-plus-brain dynamic going forward, a player of similar gifts is eminently valuable as a direct replacement for both Balogun’s quality in possession and his leadership qualities. Adarabioyo, a player who has captained England at different youth levels already, fits the bill excellently.

The Three Lions are, of course, spoilt for choice at this time with respect to central defenders, and this could very well open the door for a switch of nationality, especially with the 2022 World Cup in Qatar on the horizon.
https://www.goal.com/en/news/rock-solid ... zhbezivc82

Kevin Akpoguma also Captained Germany at youth level. His performance against Sierra Leone was to say the least not good.

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You may want to re-watch those games if you have the time, as Akpoguma's performance in both games was actually very decent.
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Otitokoro wrote:
You may want to re-watch those games if you have the time, as Akpoguma's performance in both games was actually very decent.
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Kevin Akpoguma also Captained Germany at youth level. His performance against Sierra Leone was to say the least not good.



haven't rewatched either match yet. I'm sure there will be some interesting findings.


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Damunk wrote:
I like Solace Chukwu.
His articles always offer something different. :thumb:

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Rock-solid Adarabioyo can offer succour and fortitude to Fulham and Nigeria alike
Solace Chukwu
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The Manchester City academy product has helped shore things up at the back for the Cottagers, and could be the future for the Super Eagles as well

There is a simple, if slightly reductive, measure of the impact Tosin Adarabioyo has had since moving to Craven Cottage.

When Fulham secured a place in the Premier League by downing Brentford in the Promotion Play-off Final at Wembley in August, they were immediately installed as favourites (along with fellow promoted side West Bromwich Albion) to return whence they came. Right away, they set about justifying that prognosis, losing their opening four games in the top flight and conceding an eye-watering 11 goals while at it.

On the 5th of October, a day after their defeat to Wolves, Manchester City academy graduate Adarabioyo joined the club for a modest fee of £2 million. Thirteen days later, following that month’s international break, the England youth international made his debut for the Cottagers, starring in a 1-1 draw against Sheffield United that earned Scott Parker’s side their first point in the division.

Since then, Fulham have amassed nine more, and while they remain in the relegation places, there is a clear demarcation: zero points in four before Tosin (BT), 10 points in 10 after Tosin (AT).

A more sophisticated measure comes in the form of Expected Goals conceded per game, which had dropped from 1.575 (BT) to 1.56 (AT) ahead of this weekend's draw against Newcastle United.

This is borne out by the eye test as well: Fulham appear a world removed from the chaos and defensive indecision that characterized the previous partnership of Tim Ream and Michael Hector, and this despite completely overhauling the back line.

On the evidence of recent performances, the partnership of Adarabioyo and Joachim Andersen is getting even stronger.

Against reigning Premier League champions Liverpool, Fulham were resolute, giving little away and carrying a significant threat themselves. Only a penalty for an unfortunate Aboubakar Kamara handball denied them all three points at Craven Cottage, and the 23-year-old was particularly defiant inside his own penalty area for the London side, completing a game-high 11 clearances and looking dominant in the air.

This will no doubt have come as a major encouragement for Parker. While Adarabioyo's education at Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City has imbued him with oodles of composure in possession, it is in the more fundamental aspects of defending that the Fulham boss suggested he needed to improve only a fortnight ago.

Parker told the Press Association, “I think you can definitely see (it) the way he is, he’s a ball-playing centre-half, plays through the lines, nice with the ball and confident with the ball so there’s definitely that element that you can tell he’s been schooled in a certain way and it’s probably the other side that we need to keep working on.

“The defending, the bread and butter of his game – and Tosin does that as well. He’s done extremely well, he’s got loads and loads of facets to his game, he can keep growing and become a top Premier League centre-half.”

Parker will have viewed his most recent performances with satisfaction then, as will Nigerian football fans everywhere.

Despite representing England at youth level, Adarabioyo remains eligible for Nigeria through his parentage. He has an admirer in Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr, who reportedly has set his sights on the 6ft 5in centre-back with a view to incorporating him into the national team set-up.


Beyond simply swelling the available allotment of options, it is easy to see why, from a stylistic standpoint, Adarabioyo would be so attractive to Nigeria selectors.

For the most part, Rohr’s centre-back options tend to be physical, aggressive man-markers: William Troost-Ekong, Kenneth Omeruo, Chidozie Awaziem and, to a lesser extent, Semi Ajayi all fall into this broad categorization. The exception to the rule is Rangers’ Leon Balogun, whose composure and expansive style is sadly tempered by a propensity for injury, as well as the fact he is into his 33rd year.

With a view to maintaining the brawn-plus-brain dynamic going forward, a player of similar gifts is eminently valuable as a direct replacement for both Balogun’s quality in possession and his leadership qualities. Adarabioyo, a player who has captained England at different youth levels already, fits the bill excellently.

The Three Lions are, of course, spoilt for choice at this time with respect to central defenders, and this could very well open the door for a switch of nationality, especially with the 2022 World Cup in Qatar on the horizon.
https://www.goal.com/en/news/rock-solid ... zhbezivc82

Kevin Akpoguma also Captained Germany at youth level. His performance against Sierra Leone was to say the least not good.

Rohr played Akpoguma at RB, which is not his natural position. Let's see how he does for the SE in central defence before judging him.

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I like Solace Chukwu.
His articles always offer something different. :thumb:

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Rock-solid Adarabioyo can offer succour and fortitude to Fulham and Nigeria alike
Solace Chukwu
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The Manchester City academy product has helped shore things up at the back for the Cottagers, and could be the future for the Super Eagles as well

There is a simple, if slightly reductive, measure of the impact Tosin Adarabioyo has had since moving to Craven Cottage.

When Fulham secured a place in the Premier League by downing Brentford in the Promotion Play-off Final at Wembley in August, they were immediately installed as favourites (along with fellow promoted side West Bromwich Albion) to return whence they came. Right away, they set about justifying that prognosis, losing their opening four games in the top flight and conceding an eye-watering 11 goals while at it.

On the 5th of October, a day after their defeat to Wolves, Manchester City academy graduate Adarabioyo joined the club for a modest fee of £2 million. Thirteen days later, following that month’s international break, the England youth international made his debut for the Cottagers, starring in a 1-1 draw against Sheffield United that earned Scott Parker’s side their first point in the division.

Since then, Fulham have amassed nine more, and while they remain in the relegation places, there is a clear demarcation: zero points in four before Tosin (BT), 10 points in 10 after Tosin (AT).

A more sophisticated measure comes in the form of Expected Goals conceded per game, which had dropped from 1.575 (BT) to 1.56 (AT) ahead of this weekend's draw against Newcastle United.

This is borne out by the eye test as well: Fulham appear a world removed from the chaos and defensive indecision that characterized the previous partnership of Tim Ream and Michael Hector, and this despite completely overhauling the back line.

On the evidence of recent performances, the partnership of Adarabioyo and Joachim Andersen is getting even stronger.

Against reigning Premier League champions Liverpool, Fulham were resolute, giving little away and carrying a significant threat themselves. Only a penalty for an unfortunate Aboubakar Kamara handball denied them all three points at Craven Cottage, and the 23-year-old was particularly defiant inside his own penalty area for the London side, completing a game-high 11 clearances and looking dominant in the air.

This will no doubt have come as a major encouragement for Parker. While Adarabioyo's education at Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City has imbued him with oodles of composure in possession, it is in the more fundamental aspects of defending that the Fulham boss suggested he needed to improve only a fortnight ago.

Parker told the Press Association, “I think you can definitely see (it) the way he is, he’s a ball-playing centre-half, plays through the lines, nice with the ball and confident with the ball so there’s definitely that element that you can tell he’s been schooled in a certain way and it’s probably the other side that we need to keep working on.

“The defending, the bread and butter of his game – and Tosin does that as well. He’s done extremely well, he’s got loads and loads of facets to his game, he can keep growing and become a top Premier League centre-half.”

Parker will have viewed his most recent performances with satisfaction then, as will Nigerian football fans everywhere.

Despite representing England at youth level, Adarabioyo remains eligible for Nigeria through his parentage. He has an admirer in Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr, who reportedly has set his sights on the 6ft 5in centre-back with a view to incorporating him into the national team set-up.


Beyond simply swelling the available allotment of options, it is easy to see why, from a stylistic standpoint, Adarabioyo would be so attractive to Nigeria selectors.

For the most part, Rohr’s centre-back options tend to be physical, aggressive man-markers: William Troost-Ekong, Kenneth Omeruo, Chidozie Awaziem and, to a lesser extent, Semi Ajayi all fall into this broad categorization. The exception to the rule is Rangers’ Leon Balogun, whose composure and expansive style is sadly tempered by a propensity for injury, as well as the fact he is into his 33rd year.

With a view to maintaining the brawn-plus-brain dynamic going forward, a player of similar gifts is eminently valuable as a direct replacement for both Balogun’s quality in possession and his leadership qualities. Adarabioyo, a player who has captained England at different youth levels already, fits the bill excellently.

The Three Lions are, of course, spoilt for choice at this time with respect to central defenders, and this could very well open the door for a switch of nationality, especially with the 2022 World Cup in Qatar on the horizon.
https://www.goal.com/en/news/rock-solid ... zhbezivc82

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Even worse had he had your attitude:
"Hey Tosin. Don't try making the Man City first team. Drop your dreams of captaining City one day. Stay in your comfort zone. In fact, stay at Blackburn. You're guaranteed regular playing time. Good boy".

They always said danfo drivers were cowards and full of BS.
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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:rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: Just imagine he listened to you.


Damunk wrote:
I like Solace Chukwu.
His articles always offer something different. :thumb:

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Rock-solid Adarabioyo can offer succour and fortitude to Fulham and Nigeria alike
Solace Chukwu
Correspondent

The Manchester City academy product has helped shore things up at the back for the Cottagers, and could be the future for the Super Eagles as well

There is a simple, if slightly reductive, measure of the impact Tosin Adarabioyo has had since moving to Craven Cottage.

When Fulham secured a place in the Premier League by downing Brentford in the Promotion Play-off Final at Wembley in August, they were immediately installed as favourites (along with fellow promoted side West Bromwich Albion) to return whence they came. Right away, they set about justifying that prognosis, losing their opening four games in the top flight and conceding an eye-watering 11 goals while at it.

On the 5th of October, a day after their defeat to Wolves, Manchester City academy graduate Adarabioyo joined the club for a modest fee of £2 million. Thirteen days later, following that month’s international break, the England youth international made his debut for the Cottagers, starring in a 1-1 draw against Sheffield United that earned Scott Parker’s side their first point in the division.

Since then, Fulham have amassed nine more, and while they remain in the relegation places, there is a clear demarcation: zero points in four before Tosin (BT), 10 points in 10 after Tosin (AT).

A more sophisticated measure comes in the form of Expected Goals conceded per game, which had dropped from 1.575 (BT) to 1.56 (AT) ahead of this weekend's draw against Newcastle United.

This is borne out by the eye test as well: Fulham appear a world removed from the chaos and defensive indecision that characterized the previous partnership of Tim Ream and Michael Hector, and this despite completely overhauling the back line.

On the evidence of recent performances, the partnership of Adarabioyo and Joachim Andersen is getting even stronger.

Against reigning Premier League champions Liverpool, Fulham were resolute, giving little away and carrying a significant threat themselves. Only a penalty for an unfortunate Aboubakar Kamara handball denied them all three points at Craven Cottage, and the 23-year-old was particularly defiant inside his own penalty area for the London side, completing a game-high 11 clearances and looking dominant in the air.

This will no doubt have come as a major encouragement for Parker. While Adarabioyo's education at Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City has imbued him with oodles of composure in possession, it is in the more fundamental aspects of defending that the Fulham boss suggested he needed to improve only a fortnight ago.

Parker told the Press Association, “I think you can definitely see (it) the way he is, he’s a ball-playing centre-half, plays through the lines, nice with the ball and confident with the ball so there’s definitely that element that you can tell he’s been schooled in a certain way and it’s probably the other side that we need to keep working on.

“The defending, the bread and butter of his game – and Tosin does that as well. He’s done extremely well, he’s got loads and loads of facets to his game, he can keep growing and become a top Premier League centre-half.”

Parker will have viewed his most recent performances with satisfaction then, as will Nigerian football fans everywhere.

Despite representing England at youth level, Adarabioyo remains eligible for Nigeria through his parentage. He has an admirer in Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr, who reportedly has set his sights on the 6ft 5in centre-back with a view to incorporating him into the national team set-up.


Beyond simply swelling the available allotment of options, it is easy to see why, from a stylistic standpoint, Adarabioyo would be so attractive to Nigeria selectors.

For the most part, Rohr’s centre-back options tend to be physical, aggressive man-markers: William Troost-Ekong, Kenneth Omeruo, Chidozie Awaziem and, to a lesser extent, Semi Ajayi all fall into this broad categorization. The exception to the rule is Rangers’ Leon Balogun, whose composure and expansive style is sadly tempered by a propensity for injury, as well as the fact he is into his 33rd year.

With a view to maintaining the brawn-plus-brain dynamic going forward, a player of similar gifts is eminently valuable as a direct replacement for both Balogun’s quality in possession and his leadership qualities. Adarabioyo, a player who has captained England at different youth levels already, fits the bill excellently.

The Three Lions are, of course, spoilt for choice at this time with respect to central defenders, and this could very well open the door for a switch of nationality, especially with the 2022 World Cup in Qatar on the horizon.
https://www.goal.com/en/news/rock-solid ... zhbezivc82

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You almost ruined his career. I can only imagine the number of young people, whose lives you have ruined with your advise. Tufiakwa! :lol: :lol:

[quote="Damunk"]Even worse had he had your attitude:
"Hey Tosin. Don't try making the Man City first team. Drop your dreams of captaining City one day. Stay in your comfort zone. In fact, stay at Blackburn. You're guaranteed regular playing time. Good boy".

They always said danfo drivers were cowards and full of BS.
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

[quote="danfo driver"]:rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: Just imagine he listened to you.


[quote="Damunk"]I like Solace Chukwu.
His articles always offer something different. :thumb:

[quote]Rock-solid Adarabioyo can offer succour and fortitude to Fulham and Nigeria alike
Solace Chukwu
Correspondent

The Manchester City academy product has helped shore things up at the back for the Cottagers, and could be the future for the Super Eagles as well

There is a simple, if slightly reductive, measure of the impact Tosin Adarabioyo has had since moving to Craven Cottage.

When Fulham secured a place in the Premier League by downing Brentford in the Promotion Play-off Final at Wembley in August, they were immediately installed as favourites (along with fellow promoted side West Bromwich Albion) to return whence they came. Right away, they set about justifying that prognosis, losing their opening four games in the top flight and conceding an eye-watering 11 goals while at it.

On the 5th of October, a day after their defeat to Wolves, Manchester City academy graduate Adarabioyo joined the club for a modest fee of £2 million. Thirteen days later, following that month’s international break, the England youth international made his debut for the Cottagers, starring in a 1-1 draw against Sheffield United that earned Scott Parker’s side their first point in the division.

Since then, Fulham have amassed nine more, and while they remain in the relegation places, there is a clear demarcation: zero points in four before Tosin (BT), 10 points in 10 after Tosin (AT).

A more sophisticated measure comes in the form of Expected Goals conceded per game, which had dropped from 1.575 (BT) to 1.56 (AT) ahead of this weekend's draw against Newcastle United.

This is borne out by the eye test as well: Fulham appear a world removed from the chaos and defensive indecision that characterized the previous partnership of Tim Ream and Michael Hector, and this despite completely overhauling the back line.

On the evidence of recent performances, the partnership of Adarabioyo and Joachim Andersen is getting even stronger.

Against reigning Premier League champions Liverpool, Fulham were resolute, giving little away and carrying a significant threat themselves. Only a penalty for an unfortunate Aboubakar Kamara handball denied them all three points at Craven Cottage, and the 23-year-

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What's this mess you've made of the posts up there?
Oya correct it, and correct your 'advise' to read 'advice' please.:roll:

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:rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf:

You almost ruined his career. I can only imagine the number of young people, whose lives you have ruined with your advise. Tufiakwa! :lol: :lol:

But seriously, you need to grow up.
You're not exactly the role model you believe yourself to be, despite all the 'advise' you are dishing out, uncensored. :rotf: :rotf: :rotf:

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You may want to re-watch those games if you have the time, as Akpoguma's performance in both games was actually very decent.
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Kevin Akpoguma also Captained Germany at youth level. His performance against Sierra Leone was to say the least not good.



haven't rewatched either match yet. I'm sure there will be some interesting findings.

I don’t think anybody can rewatch the second leg against the Saros!! !!!


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Flex Swift wrote:
vancity eagle wrote:
Otitokoro wrote:
You may want to re-watch those games if you have the time, as Akpoguma's performance in both games was actually very decent.
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Kevin Akpoguma also Captained Germany at youth level. His performance against Sierra Leone was to say the least not good.



haven't rewatched either match yet. I'm sure there will be some interesting findings.

I don’t think anybody can rewatch the second leg against the Saros!! !!!
I haven't been able to watch either match myself, partly due to the terrible camera work and partly the terrible pitches.

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Wow Fulham acquired Tosin for only 2m...... surely Arteta would have been aware of Tosin’s talent???


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How many children's lives have you ruined, "Doctor"? :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: May God never allow any child listen to your advise! God forbid! Imagine what would have happened to Adarabioyo if he listened to you. He'd be 6th choice CB, sitting on the bench at U-23 games :scared:

You are not a good man, and thats very unfortunate. I truly hope young people around you know this and stay far away. You have ruined enough lives already. :oops: :taunt: :taunt:

Damunk wrote:
What's this mess you've made of the posts up there?
Oya correct it, and correct your 'advise' to read 'advice' please.:roll:

danfo driver wrote:
:rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf:

You almost ruined his career. I can only imagine the number of young people, whose lives you have ruined with your advise. Tufiakwa! :lol: :lol:

But seriously, you need to grow up.
You're not exactly the role model you believe yourself to be, despite all the 'advise' you are dishing out, uncensored. :rotf: :rotf: :rotf:

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Flex Swift wrote:
Wow Fulham acquired Tosin for only 2m...... surely Arteta would have been aware of Tosin’s talent???


Has Ar-tu-tor finished with Saliba?

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The boys are back to face to face Southampton, all 3 starting per usual. :thumbs:

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Aina having a solid defensive game so far.

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How many children's lives have you ruined, "Doctor"? :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: May God never allow any child listen to your advise![/b] God forbid! Imagine what would have happened to Adarabioyo if he listened to you. He'd be 6th choice CB, sitting on the bench at U-23 games :scared:

You are not a good man, and thats very unfortunate. I truly hope young people around you know this and stay far away. You have ruined enough lives already. :oops: :taunt: :taunt:
:rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf:
Are you projecting here by any chance?
I've helped highlight your fantasies for all to see.
See how effortlessly you make stuff up, clean mouth, dey look. :lol: :lol: :lol:

All this coming from a middle aged man still claiming to be 'omo Baba Olowo'. At what age?
A man who has absolutely no qualms smearing the likes of Enyeama and Yobo with concocted lies of bribery and homosexuality.

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I've told you, you need to show your age, daddy. :rotf:

And btw, you are still mixing up your 'advise' and 'advice'. :oops: :oops: :oops:

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"Doctor" there is only one question here-- how many lives of innocent children have you ruined by providing poisonous advise to them? The same way you tried to end Adarabioyo's career and now every week, you are on this thread dancing ikebe shey-key-rey mama dance... :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: How many lives would have seen success in this life, but for your poison? :lol:

Like I said, you are not a good man at all and I hope no child will ever see the misfortune of listening to your advise. :oops: :taunt: :taunt:

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danfo driver wrote:
How many children's lives have you ruined, "Doctor"? :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: May God never allow any child listen to your advise![/b] God forbid! Imagine what would have happened to Adarabioyo if he listened to you. He'd be 6th choice CB, sitting on the bench at U-23 games :scared:

You are not a good man, and thats very unfortunate. I truly hope young people around you know this and stay far away. You have ruined enough lives already. :oops: :taunt: :taunt:
:rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf:
Are you projecting here by any chance?
I've helped highlight your fantasies for all to see.
See how effortlessly you make stuff up, clean mouth, dey look. :lol: :lol: :lol:

All this coming from a middle aged man still claiming to be 'omo Baba Olowo'. At what age?
A man who has absolutely no qualms smearing the likes of Enyeama and Yobo with concocted lies of bribery and homosexuality.

Image

I've told you, you need to show your age, daddy. :rotf:

And btw, you are still mixing up your 'advise' and 'advice'. :oops: :oops: :oops:

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Fulham has improved a lot but the highest need reinforcements in January. 2 strikers and a CD that can play in Alina's spot to free him up as a WB would do. Their strikers are just not very good.

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Meanwhile Eze is stinking up the joints v Aston Villa. :laugh:

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Kai, why the hate? But the guy no go fit smell 3lions when likes of Grealish dey...

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