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Confirmed Transfer Claude Puel new manager

Discussion in 'Leicester City' started by Blaarev, Oct 25, 2017.

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  1. camberwell fox

    camberwell fox Well-Known Member

  2. LudlowFox

    LudlowFox Active Member

    Praps the tables should be an aggregation of the various Opta stats.

    I forget which pundit I was listening to at the weekend (it might have been Lee Dixon) but he was dismissive of possession stats. He remarked that what mattered was what a team did with the ball, not how long they had it. Whilst it was a simplistic argument that suited his agenda, one does have some sympathy with the general view.
  3. SilverFox

    SilverFox Well-Known Member

    Well we certainly didn’t win the league dominating possession stats.
  4. Micky

    Micky Well-Known Member

    Suddenly people are starting to feel a little more positive about his appointment. Reading about his past does make me feel like this could be a really shrewd move. Whilst I don't expect us to finish in the top 6 I do feel as though we could sneak into the top 8.
    Oh and for some reason, I would love to see Ben Arfa here in January. Imagine Vardy, Mahrez, Gray and Ben Arfa running at teams. It would be beautiful.

    Now watch us slide to the bottom and certain relegation.
  5. Brown Nose

    Brown Nose Well-Known Member

    Is it too soon to say that he's the most boring man I've ever heard interviewed?

    I've tried to make allowances but his answer to any question is long, rambling and tedious. I'd much rather he answer in French and have it translated to be honest because he surely cannot be this dreary.

    Gawd knows what the players make of him.

    It also highlights the lack of a 'voice' at the club even more to me. You never hear a peep from the owners, Chief Exec, Head of Recruitment or Director of Football. It's almost like they deliberately don't want to communicate with us.
  6. Real Sharapova

    Real Sharapova Well-Known Member

    Silly me, I thought I was supporting a football club, not the Oxford University debating society.
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  7. Blaarev

    Blaarev Well-Known Member

  8. Lako42

    Lako42 Well-Known Member

    Not a question we can answer really.
  9. Brown Nose

    Brown Nose Well-Known Member

    Just listened to another press conference and learnt nothing whatsoever. The same words as the last one, slightly rearranged. He could be describing last nights dinner for all I know.

    Is it the journalists fault for not asking him sensible questions or should they just do the interview via an interpreter?
  10. pork pie fox

    pork pie fox Well-Known Member

    That there Holloway was a right laugh, though.
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  11. Robin127

    Robin127 Well-Known Member

    I don't give a toss about the press conferences.
  12. fitz

    fitz Well-Known Member

    Carrot crunching fucking jester he was. The fucking bell end.
  13. fitz

    fitz Well-Known Member

    I don't think I've actually listened to one for decades without having being prompted to do so like when Claudio was here...if someone says our manager is saying dilly ding dilly ding etc and we're pissing the league I may watch it back. Otherwise they all seem to be cliches about there not being easy games etc.
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  14. fox58

    fox58 Well-Known Member

    Schoolboy humour I know, but I did smile when asked about Friday nights Mahrez substitution, when he said Riayad was disappointed he didn't touch more balls
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  15. camberwell fox

    camberwell fox Well-Known Member

    May I deduce that you are not 100% convinced that he did well for Leicester City?
  16. SwedeFox

    SwedeFox Well-Known Member

    Didn't hear this charge levelled at Claudio so often and he spoke a lot of gobbeldygook (sometimes literally)
  17. fitz

    fitz Well-Known Member

    He gave us some great away days for the following season
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  18. camberwell fox

    camberwell fox Well-Known Member

  19. Brown Nose

    Brown Nose Well-Known Member

    Ranieri didn't need a wide vocabulary in order to communicate. He had a gift for communication and could easily get his thoughts and emotions across. He also knew how to use his limited vocabulary to his advantage with the media.

    Puel doesn't have those gifts. As a new manager of the club entrusted with our survival and development, I happen to be interested in him, his methods and his thoughts. I appear to be in a minority of one.
  20. SwedeFox

    SwedeFox Well-Known Member

    I'm interested in his thoughts which is why I don't watch press conferences. I don't think it's intended to be a communicative device.

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