Phil Foden - 2019/20 Performances

Discussion in 'Player Performances' started by twosips, 23 Jul 2019.

  1. BosnianBlue

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    Does he have to go on loan or not is up to debate, but at least is not the one which main purpose is to inflict problems like all others are.
     
  2. I could tbh, which is what worries me.

    But Foden is a City lad, so he will give it his best shot rather than leaving early. It's any others who aren't City lads, that give me the most concern.

    But getting Garcia on the pitch today was a big moment & hopefully we will continue doing that kind of thing with all the best lads during the course of the season, to give them all an impression that they can make it at City, if they are good enough.
     
  3. Marvin

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    I'll be concerned of he doesn't play at Preston. Presumably he was rested today because he is down to start at Preston?
     

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  4. JASR

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    He was still ill
     
  5. lonestay

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    So if Foden goes out on loan where is he going to go ? Everybody gobs off about game time, get games under his belt he will learn a lot where tho ? No team will be able to give him the day to day contact of the calibre of players we have,by letting him go on loan we could actually hold back his progress , Foden is being brought up to play in the way city need him for the future, not to give the likes of Burnley etc the chance to undo all the good work that city and pep have put into him getting him ready for what City need him to be .
     
  6. Cobra

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    So why send anyone on loan then? Surely the likes of Adarabioyo, Roberts, Aleix Garcia, Harrison and Nmecha would be better just staying and training with our first team?

    The idea that Foden is going to become a worse player by going to another Premier League club and playing regular football for 6 months is just utter nonsense. Foden would learn far more playing 20 full league games than he would just training with us and occasionally coming on as a sub when we’re 3-0 up.
     
  7. moomba

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    Presuming that he would be selected week in, week out at another premier league club.

    I expect he'll do much more this season than just train and come on as an occasional sub when we're 3-0 up.

    Starting hopefully with 90 minutes midweek.
     
  8. bluealf

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    I think you answered your own question there.

    Not one of those players you named will ever play in our first team and I had high hopes for this Garcia in the deep-lying PM spot, stay and train and play practice matches with genuine world class players playing football or go on loan to a club playing a style of football they are never likely to play for us isn't preparing them for a City career, a football career elsewhere maybe but not at City, some of our loaning out has been horrendous, even Zinchenko's was a failure and see the difference in him now playing with quality players.
     
  9. lonestay

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    So Cobra where would you loan him ? If he had played in the Newcastle v Brighton game on loan to one of those teams what would he have possibly learnt yesterday ? A couple of gambling tips from the pikey Geordie striker, or where the best drinking clubs are in Newcastle or the elephant Man could give him dietary tips that work so well for him ! What top clubs need is a satellite club in the lower Leagues that they have control over able to give players the mythical game time that they can't get at the moment, but the prem or the fa won't allow it .my point is it's madness to send a talent line Foden out to get game time when you then have less control over there training and development.
     
  10. Cobra

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    I think loans are massively beneficial if the player plays regularly (and unfortunately the likes of Muric, Smith, Roberts and Adarabioyo aren’t at the moment), but I was answering a poster who suggested that Foden’s development would be held back by going on loan. If that is the case then it would also apply to every other player we sent on loan, making the whole process a complete waste of time.

    I wouldn’t want him at Newcastle, but I think Brighton try to play good football (Graham Potter’s Swansea side were brilliant against us last season), or a team like Wolves or Bournemouth. There’s also the option of going abroad, although he might not want to with his family situation.
     

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