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Carlos Sanchez

Postby aaronhammer on Thu Aug 09, 2018 5:23 pm

Maybe not the defensive midfielder we all had in mind but should be an upgrade on Kouyate,

Good luck Carlos!
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Re: Welcome Carlos Sanchez

Postby somerset-hammer on Thu Aug 09, 2018 5:24 pm

Good luck Carlos, be the horrible b*stard we need, and give your all.
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Re: Carlos Sanchez

Postby Vienna on Thu Aug 09, 2018 5:35 pm

Good luck Carlos, if I'm honest I'd prefer Kouyate over him, our long term players seem devistated that Cheik has left. :crest:
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Re: Carlos Sanchez

Postby fmgod on Thu Aug 09, 2018 5:36 pm

I think he is a clumsy oaf but he is an out and out defensive midfielder and happy to sit, also brings a bit of a nasty side and plenty of international experience. Perfect to bring in to see out results or we just want a player who is boring to sit and do the defensive side of the game.
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Re: Carlos Sanchez

Postby rare as rockinghorse shat on Thu Aug 09, 2018 5:36 pm

I think there will be a lot of people who will become very pleasantly surprised with this signing.

One thing about top level scouting and management is spotting the fine nuances and ability in a player and how he fits your style and tactics. Something many of us routinely miss.

To that end, the fact that he wasn't great in a diabolical Villa team means nothing.
That he's 32 and Colombian, means nothing.

To some, these will be factors as to why he may be a poor player.

Hussilos and Pellegrini will have identified the qualities in the player (and he is absolutely not a bad player at all) and those qualities will be productive to this West Ham side, whether he is a starter, or used in certain fixtures and line ups.

The guy knows how to win the ball, sometimes somewhat less than legally and picking up cautions in the process.

But when was the last time we had such a player? Scott Parker maybe?

I look forward to seeing this guy in our lineup.
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Re: Carlos Sanchez

Postby woodford on Thu Aug 09, 2018 5:40 pm

Vienna wrote:Good luck Carlos, if I'm honest I'd prefer Kouyate over him, our long term players seem devistated that Cheik has left. :crest:



True.

"Kouyate time" ( that 5 minute period in each half where he lays on the floor ) allows me to go for a piss and avoid the half time rush
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Re: Carlos Sanchez

Postby WorcesterWHU on Thu Aug 09, 2018 5:41 pm

This feels like a pretty shrewd deal to me.
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Re: Carlos Sanchez

Postby colchesterhammer on Thu Aug 09, 2018 5:42 pm

Vienna wrote:Good luck Carlos, if I'm honest I'd prefer Kouyate over him, our long term players seem devistated that Cheik has left. :crest:


For the type of midfielder we need I would much rather have Sanchez than Kouyate. I highly doubt the players are devastated. Yes they may be sad to see him go but they are professionals and I'm sure they can see that the squad has improved greatly during the summer.
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Re: Carlos Sanchez

Postby MorthwylMawr on Thu Aug 09, 2018 5:42 pm

Welcome Carlos, apparently you're a nasty piece of work... Well you're our nasty piece of work now
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Re: Carlos Sanchez

Postby Johnny Pa(i)ntsil on Thu Aug 09, 2018 5:43 pm

Looks like a bit of a b*stard. So I'm very excited for this signing
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Re: Carlos Sanchez

Postby chappo59 on Thu Aug 09, 2018 5:43 pm

rare as rockinghorse shat wrote:I think...

^^^^^^ This :crest:
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Re: Carlos Sanchez

Postby arlhe on Thu Aug 09, 2018 5:43 pm

Welcome and good luck, Carlos!
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Re: Carlos Sanchez

Postby hammerman11 on Thu Aug 09, 2018 5:48 pm

we have been accused of being too nice in the past. Time to have a hard streak in the team

Balbuena, sanchez,arnie are those players for us.
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Re: Carlos Sanchez

Postby somerset-hammer on Thu Aug 09, 2018 5:57 pm

Top post rockinghorse.

:thup:
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Re: Carlos Sanchez

Postby Mayday on Thu Aug 09, 2018 5:59 pm

RARS speaketh the truth!

You don't get the nickname 'The Rock' for nothing.

Plus he will hopefully help mentor Rice into the role.

He will become a fan favourite, I am sure.
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Re: Carlos Sanchez

Postby the celestial insect on Thu Aug 09, 2018 6:01 pm

Vienna wrote:Good luck Carlos, if I'm honest I'd prefer Kouyate over him, our long term players seem devistated that Cheik has left. :crest:


We needed a completely new beginning and outlook. Mostly through no fault of his own, Kouyate has been part of an underperforming side for a long time...a side that seemed mentally to crumble when put under pressure. In any work environment, sometimes it's necessary to change the dynamic of a team that's used to negativity/failure.
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Re: Carlos Sanchez

Postby Shy Ted on Thu Aug 09, 2018 6:06 pm

Good luck La Roca.

The solidly-build six-footer has been given the nickname ‘La Roca’ – The Rock – due to his strength and unwillingness to allow opposition players to pass him on the pitch.

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Re: Carlos Sanchez

Postby Faithless on Thu Aug 09, 2018 6:11 pm

Johnny Pa(i)ntsil wrote:Looks like a bit of a b*stard. So I'm very excited for this signing

To quote Mr Arnold J Rimmer "Everyone loves a b*stard"
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Re: Carlos Sanchez

Postby Marky on Thu Aug 09, 2018 6:14 pm

Hmm its his age I dont like I really want us to build for the future otherwise you Matt as well keep the likes of Ginge who could do a job defending the lead.....why sign Carlos and let Ginge go both are in their 30s with CM have a lower age expectancy than CB??
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Re: Carlos Sanchez

Postby Mega Ron on Thu Aug 09, 2018 6:18 pm

I don't get why his value has dropped so much since he signed for Tottenham
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