Hello all. the panel is back. This week we discuss the Suarez and Rooney conundrums, Rodney promises to be more coherent because he is soberer, Paul continues his love-hate affair with Wenger, Agano uses his words sparingly and I do a lot of editing. Enjoy.
1. Who do you reckon will be the most high profile flop following this transfer season?
Rodney: It would be between Fabregas, Thiago, Bale or Cristiano Ronaldo for Man Utd. But seriously, I’ll say Llorente at Juve DEFINITELY!! Higuain might also be one not to watch. Negredo at City as well.
NB:Please don’t save these predictions as they might make me sit down end of season.
Paul: The only reason I won’t say Aubameyang is because I don’t rate that highly, therefore any failure to light up the Bundesliga should come down to his being an average player (for me). My money is firmly on Neymar though -forget what I said last time around. The presence of Messi, as well as his not-so-average minions Iniesta and Pedro, on the same team threatens to water down his star appeal. He may perform just fine but I fear it may not be to the standards he has gotten us used to. Hence, we’ll be screaming yaggwaamu! (Ed: read ‘he got finished‘)
2. What do you think about the Rooney situation; Where do you think he’ll end up? How does it affect United? Who replaces him? How will he fare at his next destination(make educated guesses here).
Agano: Rooney’s time at United is up. Rooney under Jose Mourinho at Chelsea will be reborn. Who will replace him? Step forward Danny Welbeck! (Ed; see Rodney’s comment about Wellbeck)
Editor: Methinks Rooney will be sold to Chelsea…..after Sir Alex’s stand at Old Trafford is re-named ‘the Bebe stand’. United don’t want to be classed with Arsenal. i reckon he is either angling for a better priviledged position(at per with RVP) in the team; or maybe a move to a Monaco or PSG in January or next summer.
3. How do you rate Juve’s chances of winning Serie A at the canter; and also their CL chances considering they solved what seemed to be their Achilles heel for the past couple of seasons by signing proper strikers like Tevez and Llorente?
4. Suarez; comments on how badly the buck-toothed one is handling this situation considering how LFC have brought themselves ridicule defending his shenanigans.
Editor: To paraphrase Didier Drogba, “Suarez is a f*****g disgrace”. Liverpool have defended him the way a mother would defend her idiot child, in public while privately wanting to smack the s**t out of him. He is repaying them in full.. He said the press was hounding him and he wanted out of England; Arsenal is situated in England’s capital!! He says he wants CL football, see Rodney’s comment. You can take a man out the village but you can’t take the village out of him
Rodney: Same answer as with Shrek. I don’t understand this argument players have these days, “eh eh eh I want to play Champions League football what what.”(sic) The *expletive*? Sign for Celtic then, they qualify every year and have as much chance of winning as Arsenal. A move from Liverpool to Arsenal makes no sense to anyone. Education is important!! Idiot!!
Agano:If Suarez has pulled a U turn, it’s only because he “can’t leave”, not because he “wants to stay”. Damage limitation by Suarez’s camp. Player power is still alive.
Paul: SUAREZ!!! The true mark of a badda** is the ability to leave off-field problems in the dressing room. He is obviously not quite right in the head. I personally still hate him for that Ghana thing (though I would have no problem watching him bang them in for Arsenal). I thought I would never see worse unsporting behaviour… until he came to the premiership! He is, without a shade of doubt, being himself in the way he’s handling this transfer -selfish.
Liverpool should have known better. They are just as culpable as he is. Standing by him after that racial slur flies in the face of the fight against racism. What were they thinking? That the lion wouldn’t turn against its trainer one day? The fact that he sought an agreement for them to sell him to a CL side when the opportunity arose should have rung alarm bells in their heads. Suarez might lack class in the way he’s handling this but Liverpool should have seen it coming. Holding onto a girl that don’t love you no more is outright silly. Cut him loose.
5. Luis Gustavo to Arsenal; does it vastly improve Arsenal, as in, to the extent of battling United for third or second at least? How does he fit into the Diaby, Carzola, Arteta triumvent?
Rodney: I can’t avoid laughing at Diaby. Luis Gustavo is brilliant and will improve Arsenal. Wenger should play him with Arteta in a double pivot with Wilshere ahead of them. Santi Cazorla plays on the wing as inside forward. As for Arsenal finishing 3rd, that’s not happening. They will fight with Spurs for 4th. Tottenham’s midfield for next season is scary; there are beasts; Paulinho, Dembele, Capoue and Sandro. Yeezus! Once again ignore this if Arsenal finish 3rd.