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      Dejan Lovren to Zenit St Petersburg

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      Dejan Lovren to Zenit St Petersburg
      Jul 24, 2020 12:08:25 pm
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      Re: Dejan Lovren to Zenit St Petersburg
      Reply #1: Jul 24, 2020 12:24:44 pm
      Done well getting £11M for him. Weren't Roma only offering half of that last summer?
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      Reply #2: Jul 24, 2020 12:36:58 pm
      That's a fair price I think, he's a much maligned player and has certainly made some high profile gaffs in his time with us but he's also played plenty of good football and has been a frequent contributor in his 6 years at the club. In that time we've won the league, the European Cup and been to 3 additional finals and he has had a part in that.
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      Reply #3: Jul 24, 2020 12:59:34 pm
      Good servant to the club, part of the great relationship between the players which is vital. On his day he was a top class cb but prone to brain farts. Thanks degsy and all the best for the future
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      Reply #4: Jul 24, 2020 01:12:51 pm
      Good servant to the club, part of the great relationship between the players which is vital. On his day he was a top class cb but prone to brain farts. Thanks degsy and all the best for the future

      I echo that, a good pro and I wish him well.
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      Reply #5: Jul 24, 2020 01:18:00 pm
      Best of luck to Dejan.

      Clear he was now the 4th choice CB here so it's a good move for him.

      Poor Mo will be heartbroken.

      It will be interesting to see who we sign as a replacement.
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      Reply #6: Jul 24, 2020 01:18:23 pm
      Obviously a passionate guy, and am sure he would've like to have been more involved last 2 years or so, but we have quality options now at CB.
      Thought we might have got 15mill, but guess age has to be considered too.
      Wish him well.
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      Reply #7: Jul 24, 2020 02:30:40 pm
      Done well getting £11M for him. Weren't Roma only offering half of that last summer?

      They were going to offer similar fee at the start than by the end of the window tried classic loan deal with option.

      I wonder now when Lovren leaves who will be clubs new whipping boy.
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      Reply #8: Jul 24, 2020 02:44:16 pm
      They were going to offer similar fee at the start than by the end of the window tried classic loan deal with option.

      I wonder now when Lovren leaves who will be clubs new whipping boy.

      have we been unfair on Lovren, putting unfair expectations of a defender not to have at least 2 brain farts leading to dangerous situations per game, naughty us!!!
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      Reply #9: Jul 24, 2020 04:31:35 pm
      have we been unfair on Lovren, putting unfair expectations of a defender

      Not really, he declared himself as the best in the world for his postion.  :lmao:

      Should of gone two years ago as he's bench player at best.
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      Reply #10: Jul 24, 2020 05:00:58 pm
      have we been unfair on Lovren, putting unfair expectations of a defender not to have at least 2 brain farts leading to dangerous situations per game, naughty us!!!

      Lol straw man argument

      No but that isn't my point, just question of who will take the role as club whipping boy.

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      Re: Dejan Lovren to Zenit St Petersburg
      Reply #11: Jul 24, 2020 06:01:45 pm
      Too many mistakes and injuries to carry on with him right move for all concerned
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      Re: Dejan Lovren to Zenit St Petersburg
      Reply #12: Jul 24, 2020 06:20:09 pm
      Wish him all the best to be fair, had a few howlers in him but also had a few great games too, and a likeable fella.
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      Re: Dejan Lovren to Zenit St Petersburg
      Reply #13: Jul 24, 2020 06:37:06 pm
      That's a fair price I think, he's a much maligned player and has certainly made some high profile gaffs in his time with us but he's also played plenty of good football and has been a frequent contributor in his 6 years at the club. In that time we've won the league, the European Cup and been to 3 additional finals and he has had a part in that.

      Pretty accurate summary, good luck
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      Re: Dejan Lovren to Zenit St Petersburg
      Reply #14: Jul 25, 2020 01:07:22 am
      FINALLY!

      Good luck to him.  But has been my least liked player since the migs and Moreno left.  These 3 players were the foundation of one of the worst defence we've ever had in my time as a supporter. 
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      Re: Dejan Lovren to Zenit St Petersburg
      Reply #15: Jul 25, 2020 02:33:21 pm
      They were going to offer similar fee at the start than by the end of the window tried classic loan deal with option.

      I wonder now when Lovren leaves who will be clubs new whipping boy.

      Feels like he was the last of the "whipping boys". Someone needs to make the step up (or down, should I say) and take the mantle from Dejan ;D

      Always felt sorry for Glen Johnson. I remember he used to really get it really bad at one point and I never thought he was that bad. I think that would have been just before Dejan, Moreno & Mignolet started to get most of the attention in that regard. Think fans just need someone to point the finger at
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      Reply #16: Jul 25, 2020 03:34:05 pm
      Feels like he was the last of the "whipping boys". Someone needs to make the step up (or down, should I say) and take the mantle from Dejan ;D

      Always felt sorry for Glen Johnson. I remember he used to really get it really bad at one point and I never thought he was that bad. I think that would have been just before Dejan, Moreno & Mignolet started to get most of the attention in that regard. Think fans just need someone to point the finger at

      Glen Johnson was good going forwards but fairly sh*t at defending
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      Reply #17: Jul 25, 2020 04:56:04 pm
      An outstanding contribution in the last couple of seasons..............kee ping Salah happy!!

      Just have to find a new best mate for Mo.
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      Reply #18: Jul 25, 2020 04:57:44 pm
      Glen Johnson was good going forwards but fairly sh*t at defending

      Same as Riise and some fans want to call him a legend!
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      Re: Dejan Lovren to Zenit St Petersburg
      Reply #19: Jul 25, 2020 05:00:11 pm
      Not really, he declared himself as the best in the world for his postion.  :lmao:



      My brother always said about this that quite clearly he wasn't, but you had to love the confidence of the fella.
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      Re: Dejan Lovren to Zenit St Petersburg
      Reply #20: Jul 25, 2020 06:18:14 pm
      Always felt sorry for Glen Johnson. I remember he used to really get it really bad at one point and I never thought he was that bad. I think that would have been just before Dejan, Moreno & Mignolet started to get most of the attention in that regard. Think fans just need someone to point the finger at

      Lucas had a few good years as the whipping boy before Gleno
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      Reply #21: Jul 25, 2020 10:01:30 pm
      Lucas had a few good years as the whipping boy before Gleno

      Won us around with perserverance and run through brick walls for the team type performances.
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      Reply #22: Jul 26, 2020 12:31:49 am
      Won us around with perserverance and run through brick walls for the team type performances.

      When you have to compete with the likes of Gerrard, Alsono and Masch make you a easier target when things go wrong. Sort of what happened with Hendo following in Gerrard's boots.
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      Reply #23: Jul 26, 2020 09:02:57 am
      Same as Riise and some fans want to call him a legend!

      Rise is a legend for some of the freekicks against Man Utd, utter tw*t of a person though by all accounts.
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      Reply #24: Jul 26, 2020 09:04:18 am
      Won us around with perserverance and run through brick walls for the team type performances.

      yes but he had an incredible knack of giving away dangerous free kicks around the 16 yard box. Loved Lucas's character though, similar to Kuyt.

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