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Re: Welcome to Liverpool Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
« Reply #3920 on: December 19, 2020, 05:21:08 pm »
Back with an assist, that couldn't feel too bad...

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
« Reply #3921 on: December 19, 2020, 07:12:13 pm »
A nice game for him to come back into!
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Re: Welcome to Liverpool Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
« Reply #3922 on: December 20, 2020, 02:28:00 am »
Yep. Good to see that we are finally looking deep in midfield and attack again. Milner, Shaq and Thiago expected back at the turn of the year. I think Ox will see game time in the wide forward role instead of midfield for starters. With Him/Shaq/Taki we have 3 options for the front 3 even with Jota out and if Divock gets moved on. Midfield feels so secure once everyone is fit and then Milner can be backup for the leftback role if/when Robbo needs a breather. Fingers crossed, but it certainly feels like we are getting over the hump on the injury crisis finally.

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
« Reply #3923 on: December 20, 2020, 03:07:26 am »
Yep. Good to see that we are finally looking deep in midfield and attack again. Milner, Shaq and Thiago expected back at the turn of the year. I think Ox will see game time in the wide forward role instead of midfield for starters. With Him/Shaq/Taki we have 3 options for the front 3 even with Jota out and if Divock gets moved on. Midfield feels so secure once everyone is fit and then Milner can be backup for the leftback role if/when Robbo needs a breather. Fingers crossed, but it certainly feels like we are getting over the hump on the injury crisis finally.

Milly and Ox providing an overlap of cover with the attack and defence really does add a nice security to things again.

If we manage to get back get back to a fully fit set of midfielders, we're gonna struggle to know what to do with them al.

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
« Reply #3924 on: December 20, 2020, 04:16:33 am »
Is he finally out of prison?
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Re: Welcome to Liverpool Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
« Reply #3925 on: December 20, 2020, 04:32:57 am »
Is he finally out of prison?
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Re: Welcome to Liverpool Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
« Reply #3926 on: December 27, 2020, 06:47:41 pm »
Nice to see him, to see him, nice.
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Re: Welcome to Liverpool Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
« Reply #3927 on: December 27, 2020, 07:14:05 pm »
Was it his cross for firminoís late header? Good little cameo from him. A bit of rust but also plenty of intent.

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
« Reply #3928 on: December 27, 2020, 07:17:10 pm »
He needs to start against the barcodes even for a 60 min runout. May not last a full game, but he's got drive and intent. And he can shoot from a distance, which we just don't do.
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Re: Welcome to Liverpool Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
« Reply #3929 on: December 28, 2020, 10:06:25 am »
Good to see the Ox back. Gives us a different dimension and will play some important cameo roles in the future if he can stay fit!

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
« Reply #3930 on: December 30, 2020, 10:12:56 am »
So good to have another goal scoring threat. Not knocking Hendo, Gini and Curtis at all, but they don't score enough to support the front three if they're off form.

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
« Reply #3931 on: December 30, 2020, 06:23:01 pm »
I feel that Ox can add another dimension to the attack, one that we have been missing a lot against the low-block sides. Shoot the ball toward goal, FFS! Not every time, but many good opportunities go begging and we keep passing around... Things happen when you shoot - the ball can deflect into the net or can fall to our forwards around the penalty area. United had won two games after the 90th minute with deflected shots, that's +4 points just like that. Villa scored against us with how many deflections, were they three? We just don't do that. Ox does.
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Re: Welcome to Liverpool Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
« Reply #3932 on: January 21, 2021, 10:41:13 pm »
Looked very disappointed when subbed.
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Re: Welcome to Liverpool Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
« Reply #3933 on: January 21, 2021, 10:42:06 pm »
Looked very disappointed when subbed.

Probably because he was awful.

I donít get why he is played wide right. Has he ever played well there?

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
« Reply #3934 on: January 21, 2021, 10:42:23 pm »
He did fuck all anyway

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
« Reply #3935 on: January 21, 2021, 10:42:32 pm »
Looked very disappointed when subbed.
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Re: Welcome to Liverpool Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
« Reply #3936 on: January 21, 2021, 10:42:48 pm »
Just not good enough for a team that wants to win the league.. Nice bloke - thank you - move on
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Re: Welcome to Liverpool Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
« Reply #3937 on: January 21, 2021, 10:43:27 pm »
Just not good enough for a team that wants to win the league.. Nice bloke - thank you - move on.
Itís not even about individuality, itís about the team. Our game was based on his controlling of the tempo. Squeeze the life out of the opposition and then strike. That is our game. Like a pack of pythons.

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
« Reply #3938 on: January 21, 2021, 10:44:42 pm »
Probably because he was awful.

I donít get why he is played wide right. Has he ever played well there?

Well he doesn't play well in the middle either so...
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Re: Welcome to Liverpool Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
« Reply #3939 on: January 21, 2021, 10:45:01 pm »
He'll be like a new player when he comes back, well that's the truth. Bring back the old one.

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
« Reply #3940 on: January 21, 2021, 10:45:32 pm »
Think he's fine as a back up in midfield, assuming he doesn't get injured again.  Don't ever want to see him as a wide forward, it's just not his game.
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Re: Welcome to Liverpool Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
« Reply #3941 on: January 21, 2021, 10:46:38 pm »
Think he's fine as a back up in midfield, assuming he doesn't get injured again.  Don't ever want to see him as a wide forward, it's just not his game.

Not sure we can carry him in midfield. He is a fairly big earner and yet another one with two seasons left this summer.

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
« Reply #3942 on: January 21, 2021, 10:47:40 pm »
Play him in attacking mid. We need someone there and he may play better there. If not, the oh well

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
« Reply #3943 on: January 21, 2021, 10:48:26 pm »
Never been the same player since getting injured against Roma (I think?).

Nothing against him, seems a good lad, in fact, but I'd be looking to move him on to a mid-table English side and get a chunk of money and replace him with someone younger/fitter/more productive.

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
« Reply #3944 on: January 21, 2021, 10:48:32 pm »
Can't see him at Liverpool next season, he's a good attacking midfielder, but injuries have ruined him, he's been well below par after his first season.

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
« Reply #3945 on: January 21, 2021, 10:52:23 pm »
Think this is said everytime he's played on the wings but he's just not a winger. Don't think he's ever had a good game for us when played on the wings. He's good when playing as the most attacking centre midfielder but looks like injuries have totally fucked him up and he looks a shadow of the player he was.

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
« Reply #3946 on: January 21, 2021, 10:58:01 pm »
He is a #10. He needs to play in the center, running at the CBs.

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
« Reply #3947 on: January 21, 2021, 11:01:36 pm »
He is completely and utterly pointless out wide.  Give him a go through the middle, but I worry he is just done full stop at this point. He needs to improve massively or he could and should be moved on in the summer.

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
« Reply #3948 on: January 21, 2021, 11:04:15 pm »
He is a #10. He needs to play in the center, running at the CBs.

His control is poor, as is his passing, as is his ability to play in tight spaces when pressed.

Not exactly the talents of a number 10.

His main strengths are that he is a strong runner, and decent at blamming the ball from 30 yards.
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Re: Welcome to Liverpool Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
« Reply #3949 on: January 21, 2021, 11:05:46 pm »
All the posts before he broke into the team and did great read exactly like this thread currently.

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
« Reply #3950 on: January 21, 2021, 11:07:18 pm »
Jack mentioned this the other week but the only position he should ever play for us these days is right back.

Could be a menace driving from deep and running onto through balls - just simply not enough ability to create things himself from a higher starting position on a consistent basis

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
« Reply #3951 on: January 21, 2021, 11:08:24 pm »
Play him in midfield, he is not a winger.

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
« Reply #3952 on: January 21, 2021, 11:09:08 pm »
Play him in midfield, he is not a winger.
He isn't a midfielder either.
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Re: Welcome to Liverpool Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
« Reply #3953 on: January 21, 2021, 11:09:18 pm »
Was invisible tonight, sadly he's been like that in far too many games for us, the odd worldie can't hide the fact Liverpool as a club have moved onto another level from him. Probably our 8th choice midfielder maybe 9th if you consider Shaq a midfield option.

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
« Reply #3954 on: January 21, 2021, 11:10:20 pm »
He isn't a midfielder either.

Why? He hasnít played there much recently, what are you basing your opinion on?

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
« Reply #3955 on: January 21, 2021, 11:10:38 pm »
He's better at guided tours round the training ground than he is at football.
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Re: Welcome to Liverpool Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
« Reply #3956 on: January 21, 2021, 11:11:59 pm »
Catch 22 situation, he needs games for the fitness and sharpness but we cant afford to leave him in if he isn't performing.
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Re: Welcome to Liverpool Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
« Reply #3957 on: January 21, 2021, 11:12:06 pm »
Waste of a shirt, get rid

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
« Reply #3958 on: January 21, 2021, 11:12:56 pm »
Jack mentioned this the other week but the only position he should ever play for us these days is right back.

Could be a menace driving from deep and running onto through balls - just simply not enough ability to create things himself from a higher starting position on a consistent basis

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
« Reply #3959 on: January 21, 2021, 11:13:19 pm »
Long, long way off his best. Look out of place today.
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