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Pedro Obiang

Postby stu1 on Mon Aug 10, 2015 8:10 pm

Anyone know what the latest on his injury is?

Would I be right in saying he hasn't played a minute of pre-season?
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Re: Pedro Obiang

Postby il_martello_di_genovesi on Mon Aug 10, 2015 8:17 pm

He came back today, but Barton stubbed a cigarette in his eye. At least that's what I've read in the transfer thread.

Apparently he is on his way back, by next week.

As a fan of Samp aswell, I am looking forward to him playing, as he is quality. Another one who will rack up the cards for us though. :D.
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Re: Pedro Obiang

Postby bobd_uk on Mon Aug 10, 2015 9:14 pm

stu1 wrote:Would I be right in saying he hasn't played a minute of pre-season?


No, he played 61 mins against Peterborough before he got injured.
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Re: Pedro Obiang

Postby Yea Why Not on Mon Aug 10, 2015 9:19 pm

Gold has said he's back training with the squad this week
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Re: Pedro Obiang

Postby stu1 on Mon Aug 10, 2015 9:35 pm

il_martello_di_genovesi wrote:Apparently he is on his way back, by next week.

As a fan of Samp aswell, I am looking forward to him playing, as he is quality. Another one who will rack up the cards for us though.


How would you rate him against our current midfield options?

Would you expect him to play the DM role or more box to box like Kouyate?
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Re: Pedro Obiang

Postby the pink palermo on Mon Aug 10, 2015 9:42 pm

il_martello_di_genovesi wrote:He came back today, but Barton stubbed a cigarette in his eye. .


I'va always said the game is about Players.

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Re: Pedro Obiang

Postby LincolnshireHammer on Mon Aug 10, 2015 9:45 pm

the pink palermo wrote:
I'va always said the game is about Players.

Probably the worst gag I've read on here in a long time.

Saying that though, it's a good job Raheem Sterling isn't at West Ham... 8-)
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Re: Pedro Obiang

Postby il_martello_di_genovesi on Mon Aug 10, 2015 11:12 pm

TPP...

Get yourself in the Zarate thread :lol:. 1 down 24 to go.

Stu...

I do think he is similar to Kouyate. He does like to get forward aswell. So yeah, I would say box to box for sure, but I'd expect us to use him as a DM, if we don't have Song for example. He's also very good physically like Kouyate. For someone of his age, his strength and physical attributes are very good. He has been playing in the Samp first team for a while (since about 18/19).

As I say, expect a few bookings from him, as he will get stuck in, and has the tendency to be rash, but the fans will love him for it. He's another one though, that as he develops and fulfils his potential, the price tag will be made to look a joke.
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Re: Pedro Obiang

Postby stu1 on Tue Aug 11, 2015 12:09 am

il_martello_di_genovesi wrote:Stu...

I do think he is similar to Kouyate. He does like to get forward aswell. So yeah, I would say box to box for sure, but I'd expect us to use him as a DM, if we don't have Song for example. He's also very good physically like Kouyate. For someone of his age, his strength and physical attributes are very good. He has been playing in the Samp first team for a while (since about 18/19).

As I say, expect a few bookings from him, as he will get stuck in, and has the tendency to be rash, but the fans will love him for it. He's another one though, that as he develops and fulfils his potential, the price tag will be made to look a joke.


:thup:

I've seen before you've made reference the low price. Is there some reason for this, was he in his last year of his contract or something?

If we get Song as well our centre midfield options are looking extremely strong. A midfield of Payet, Kouyate, Song and Obiang/Noble must have the quality to push for a top 8 finish.
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Re: Pedro Obiang

Postby westham,eggyandchips on Tue Aug 11, 2015 7:54 am

il_martello_di_genovesi wrote:
As a fan of Samp aswell, I am looking forward to him playing, as he is quality. Another one who will rack up the cards for us though. :D.


Where do you see him playing........who'll miss out from our current midfield?
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Re: Pedro Obiang

Postby Pepin on Tue Aug 11, 2015 11:01 am

westham,eggyandchips wrote:Where do you see him playing........who'll miss out from our current midfield?

With injuries coming sooner or later we will be very happy to have him on board.
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Re: Pedro Obiang

Postby Tristan Shout on Tue Aug 11, 2015 11:57 am

I thought he played really well alongside Reid against arsenal, shame he thought he was playing at Wembley though 8-)
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Re: Pedro Obiang

Postby clawhammer on Tue Aug 11, 2015 12:02 pm

Tristan Shout wrote:I thought he played really well alongside Reid against arsenal, shame he thought he was playing at Wembley though 8-)

That was Ogbonna!
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Re: Pedro Obiang

Postby stu1 on Tue Aug 11, 2015 12:52 pm

Tristan Shout wrote:I thought he played really well alongside Reid against arsenal, shame he thought he was playing at Wembley though


I don't think he was playing anywhere to be honest :lol:
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Re: Pedro Obiang

Postby rare as rockinghorse shat on Tue Aug 11, 2015 12:57 pm

Tristan Shout wrote:I thought he played really well alongside Reid against arsenal, shame he thought he was playing at Wembley though 8-)

clawhammer wrote:That was Ogbonna!

stu1 wrote:I don't think he was playing anywhere to be honest


Oh dear...
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Re: Pedro Obiang

Postby Pepin on Tue Aug 11, 2015 12:58 pm

clawhammer wrote:That was Ogbonna!

Obiang/Ogbonna and few years ago Obbina....add Poyet/Payet........Kouyate/Kanoute etc. :D
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Re: Pedro Obiang

Postby psychoscoredthelot on Tue Aug 11, 2015 12:58 pm

to be fair - even the chairman cant tell them apart
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Re: Pedro Obiang

Postby rare as rockinghorse shat on Tue Aug 11, 2015 1:00 pm

Well, Tristan, I liked it anyway.
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Re: Pedro Obiang

Postby BarryGreen on Tue Aug 11, 2015 1:05 pm

I hope he comes back with Obiang
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Re: Pedro Obiang

Postby Yea Why Not on Tue Aug 11, 2015 1:24 pm

clawhammer wrote:That was Ogbonna!


stu1 wrote:I don't think he was playing anywhere to be honest :lol:


Sharpen up fellas
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