Brandon Barker

Discussion in 'EDS and Academy Forum' started by FantasyIreland, 5 Sep 2014.

  1. Skip Donoghue

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    You've totally mis understood my post im not sure Barker can do all the things you say Sane can and that's why the lower you drop for technical players the harder it gets
    You've basically highlighted what Barker lacks in his game by using Sane as an example which is why Sane at 19 is playing at the highest level and Barker isn't and never will at City
     
  2. Cobra

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    Sane is nearly 22. And whilst he's clearly miles better than Barker now, there will always be a 'what if' element with Barker - he really should have been given a chance in the first team when he was flying for the EDS in the 14/15 season.
     
  3. Skip Donoghue

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    Sorry should have been clearer he was playing for Shalke at 19 But still at the highest level all be it in Germany
    I'm not dissing Barker by the way I'm just saying he has deficiency's in his game which will prevent him from making it at City and if he doesn't resolve those issues the lower he drops the harder it will get
    He reminds me of a slightly better Lee Croft and he never hit the heights
     
  4. dennishasdoneit

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    Exactly.
     
  5. dennishasdoneit

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    No pal.you said that as Barker drops down the league he will find it harder as wingers at lower league clubs are asked to work that much harder.
    I countered your point by giving Sarne as an illustration of a top class winger who has to work hard...ie not just lower league wingers have to work hard.
    Where have i musunderstood your point??
     
  6. Skip Donoghue

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    Get you....what I should of said is he will need to do work more on the defensive side of his game as not all clubs he will play for will dominate the ball like City do and he could end up playing as a extra defender in a five and so on which in my opinion I don't think he is able to do

    Also No10s also end up becoming an extra midfield player and doing their share of defending and pressing and closing etc which in my opinion I don't think he is able to do

    And Going back to Sane the defensive side of his game is there he gets it as did Navas as does Sterling as does De Bruyne etc
    Barker in my opinion doesn't and it will be highlighted more and more the lower he drops in my opinion
     
  7. greasedupdeafguy

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    One of the most exciting players ive watched at city youth level. Hope he does well Scotland. Dont think he has the talent to break into the first team here though.
     
  8. jamesha

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    Played 35 minutes as a sub against Hamilton who beat Hibs 3-1 at Hibs' home ground. He does not seem to have done anything worth mentioning in the match reports I have read but unfair to judge him until he has half a dozen games under his belt. Just hope he does enough in training to earn a starting role as sitting on the bench will not help his career.
     
  9. dennishasdoneit

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    Cant argue with any of that ,to be fair.
     
  10. FantasyIreland

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    If he ends up sitting on Hibs' bench then he should start looking for a new one.
     

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