Matt Doherty

It's not specifically about the raw numbers. (I'd have Walker back in a heartbeat as he's better than both Aurier & Doherty. I also think he's widened his role under Pep, plays a completly different function from the same position, he covers their CB's so often he's last man, but when he's advanced he takes the ball inside, City use their AM's for width, all be it with lots of interchanging). It's about whether he's an "upgrade" on Aurier or not, Spurs fanbase has their new scapegoat and will not have it that the two are of a comparable level (taking into account individual characteristics and how they have been asked to specifically play in their teams).

I like BOTH, I think BOTH are on a par, Spurs scapegoat fanbase thinks he's an "upgrade". That's all. It's just fucking weird that for even daring to suggest this creates so much angst amongst them, you would had thought having two comparable players fighting for spot and/or providing cover for a position was a positive for the team. Now watch the negatives reign on down this post LOL.

IMO Walker has regressed massively each season after leaving us. He's probably Man City's weakest link in the back 5 atm. Costs them in almost every big game in the CL - made costly brainfarts against Liverpool, us and Lyon. Pretty meh in attack as well.
 
IMO Walker has regressed massively each season after leaving us. He's probably Man City's weakest link in the back 5 atm. Costs them in almost every big game in the CL - made costly brainfarts against Liverpool, us and Lyon. Pretty meh in attack as well.
He might have regressed (disagree completly that he's their weak link given the fact they've played all season without a CB pairing and an LB coming back from a serious injury) but he's still better than both of our current RB's.
 
Watched him play in flat 4 today. Not something I've seen him do much given he always plays wing back for Wolves.
I was happy with the way he played. Looked comfortable in a 4.

What I enjoyed watching most from him was he stretched the pitch so much. He is always out on the touchline. This will create space for whoever plays in the inside right channel. Lucas, Bergwijn, or Lamela.
We just need someone in the middle of the pitch to switch the play out to him because there is tons of space to exploit.
 
Watched him play in flat 4 today. Not something I've seen him do much given he always plays wing back for Wolves.
I was happy with the way he played. Looked comfortable in a 4.

What I enjoyed watching most from him was he stretched the pitch so much. He is always out on the touchline. This will create space for whoever plays in the inside right channel. Lucas, Bergwijn, or Lamela.
We just need someone in the middle of the pitch to switch the play out to him because there is tons of space to exploit.

He also seemed to want the ball a lot (they seemed to not want to pass it to him on occasion) and didn’t hide.
 
He might have regressed (disagree completly that he's their weak link given the fact they've played all season without a CB pairing and an LB coming back from a serious injury) but he's still better than both of our current RB's.

,,,the weakest link with a couple of PL titles and innumerable Cup honours since leaving us, as well as a massively inflated bank balance to help pay for his 'off-field' activities. He must be inconsolable!

Even as the so called 'weakest link', I'd take him instead of any of our current 'defence'
 
IMO Walker has regressed massively each season after leaving us. He's probably Man City's weakest link in the back 5 atm. Costs them in almost every big game in the CL - made costly brainfarts against Liverpool, us and Lyon. Pretty meh in attack as well.
Think its fair to say we got the very best out of him but City could offer him dosh and a trophy
 
Going forward he is good, but defensively he struggled. Will be interesting to see him adjust to a back 4 where he is asked to hold the line much more than he did at Wolves under Santos.
Disagree.
He was up against Richarlison and he played smart against him until late in the game when he tired.
Nearly scored, was unpredictable unlike Aurier
 
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