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Re: Samu Saiz

Post by Cjay » Sun Jul 22, 2018 7:32 pm

http://the72.co.uk/110831/rumoured-inte ... ams-cited/

May be nothing in this but if there is id have snapped Valencia's hand off.

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Re: Samu Saiz

Post by 1964white » Mon Jul 23, 2018 4:11 am

Needs to pull his socks up if he wants a regular place in Bielsa's Leeds side

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Re: Samu Saiz

Post by gessa » Mon Jul 23, 2018 10:43 am

Cjay wrote:
Sun Jul 22, 2018 7:32 pm
http://the72.co.uk/110831/rumoured-inte ... ams-cited/

May be nothing in this but if there is id have snapped Valencia's hand off.

Up to Christmas he was probably worth that but nowhere near after the spitting incident.
I'd take that sort of money for him but we need more numbers in first.

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Re: Samu Saiz

Post by Cjay » Mon Jul 23, 2018 12:59 pm

gessa wrote:
Mon Jul 23, 2018 10:43 am
Up to Christmas he was probably worth that but nowhere near after the spitting incident.
I'd take that sort of money for him but we need more numbers in first.
Could get 2 decent players in for £9mil.if you look around.

Unfortunately doesnt seem like that has occurred to our lot.

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Re: Samu Saiz

Post by gessa » Mon Jul 23, 2018 7:34 pm

Cjay wrote:
Mon Jul 23, 2018 12:59 pm
Could get 2 decent players in for £9mil.if you look around.

Unfortunately doesnt seem like that has occurred to our lot.
You're right of course but we seem to be struggling and apparently have £20M to spend.

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Re: Samu Saiz

Post by Cjay » Mon Aug 06, 2018 1:39 pm

Lot of criticism has come his way from some (me included)

And in fairness he has deserved it.

Yesterday was the sort of performance that we want, he was brilliant.

He ran with the ball, he worried defenders, he does that anyway.

But he didnt moan, he wasnt whinging and bitching and moaning.

He played the right passes most of the time.

Much more like it, hope he keeps it up.

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Re: Samu Saiz

Post by 1964white » Mon Aug 06, 2018 1:48 pm

Cjay wrote:
Mon Aug 06, 2018 1:39 pm
Lot of criticism has come his way from some (me included)

And in fairness he has deserved it.

Yesterday was the sort of performance that we want, he was brilliant.

He ran with the ball, he worried defenders, he does that anyway.

But he didnt moan, he wasnt whinging and bitching and moaning.

He played the right passes most of the time.

Much more like it, hope he keeps it up.
Saiz was seriously in danger of losing his first team place I feel

Back to his old-self yesterday & also showed better behaviour, no card waving fingers to the ref

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Re: Samu Saiz

Post by SG90 » Mon Aug 06, 2018 6:46 pm

Too many fans were rating him and others based on Heckaday's tenure, as if shouting "get stuck in lads" was how to get the best out of him. I was constantly told that Saiz was a League 1 player, even though he's clearly a class above most in this league. Keep his head screwed on and he will be a contender for Championship POTY.

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Re: Samu Saiz

Post by Cjay » Mon Aug 06, 2018 6:55 pm

SG90 wrote:
Mon Aug 06, 2018 6:46 pm
Too many fans were rating him and others based on Heckaday's tenure, as if shouting "get stuck in lads" was how to get the best out of him. I was constantly told that Saiz was a League 1 player, even though he's clearly a class above most in this league. Keep his head screwed on and he will be a contender for Championship POTY.
Dont think it was some much that tbh.

Saiz has always had ability, in regards to holding the ball, turning and running at defenders, he was great at that.

Its the passing bit, knowing when to release the ball, game intelligence that he lacked.

If Bielsa can teach him that then as you say, POTY contender.

Long way to go, if he strings 10 games like that together then my mind will be changed.

As it is he still has to prove himself imo, prove that he really is a top quality player at this level on a consistent basis.

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Re: Samu Saiz

Post by 1964white » Mon Aug 06, 2018 7:45 pm

SG90 wrote:
Mon Aug 06, 2018 6:46 pm
Too many fans were rating him and others based on Heckaday's tenure, as if shouting "get stuck in lads" was how to get the best out of him. I was constantly told that Saiz was a League 1 player, even though he's clearly a class above most in this league. Keep his head screwed on and he will be a contender for Championship POTY.
Yes if he maintains yesterday's form he'd certainly be a contender

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Re: Samu Saiz

Post by weasel » Mon Aug 06, 2018 7:57 pm

Cjay wrote:
Mon Aug 06, 2018 6:55 pm

Its the passing bit, knowing when to release the ball, game intelligence that he lacked.
Sometimes though in the second half of last season it looked like his team-mates were simply not on the same wavelength and as such instead of him being able to slip a pass through he was having to wait and wait for them to make the run and by that point he was crowded out.

Samu always looked to have a good understanding with Alioski an Pablo. Hopefully Klich can be added to those who can play a bit more by instinct and make the runs for Samu to find them. I do think Samu will benefit hugely by Bielsa's tactics as players will be finding space and with all the movement it should hopefully stop the opposition double marking Samu.

I think a lot of players lost confidence last season and it makes such a huge difference.
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Re: Samu Saiz

Post by Cjay » Mon Aug 06, 2018 10:27 pm

weasel wrote:
Mon Aug 06, 2018 7:57 pm
Sometimes though in the second half of last season it looked like his team-mates were simply not on the same wavelength and as such instead of him being able to slip a pass through he was having to wait and wait for them to make the run and by that point he was crowded out.

Samu always looked to have a good understanding with Alioski an Pablo. Hopefully Klich can be added to those who can play a bit more by instinct and make the runs for Samu to find them. I do think Samu will benefit hugely by Bielsa's tactics as players will be finding space and with all the movement it should hopefully stop the opposition double marking Samu.

I think a lot of players lost confidence last season and it makes such a huge difference.
Probably some truth there tonbe fair.

When Alioski had a poor game invariably so did Samu.

But suppose thats where quality shines through.

Especially 2nd half of the season Pablo Hernandez at times was like a 1 man attack.

He is a special case though, clear to see that Pablo is a class above with his vision and all round ability. Most chances created for Pablo per game in the league, nobody created more clear cut chances.

In his prime Pablo was the same but with Saiz's pace.

Hope Sammy asks Pablo for advice, really do.

There is a class difference there which reflects in there careers.

Samu has talent but he would do well to recognise the quality his teammate had and still has and use him as a mentor.

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Re: Samu Saiz

Post by Cjay » Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:34 pm

Brilliant again yesterday (silly scoop lob aside).

If he keeps this level up he will attract attention.

He must keep it up, thats what the best players at this level do, consist performances.

Despite 2 excellent performances he only has 1 assist to show for it, credit goes to the rest of the squad, team effort, not relying on 1 person.

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Re: Samu Saiz

Post by 1964white » Sun Aug 12, 2018 9:22 pm

Back to his best

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