As an expat living down under I wonder what's happening at my beloved club. Tactics and formation have been found wanting (cheers for that, Davey), and Bullshit Billy has been doing his best role in years as a concerned chairman, but now that Peanuts has left, surely the young French lad Magaye Gueye deserves a go?
Now it may of been a few pre season friendly matches down this neck of the woods, but this lad when he was brought on showed passion and a workrate that in my opinion Bily just does not possess.
FFs surely now is the time to give the lad a chance. But come this weekend and every weekend to come it's COYB's & FTRS. Sorry about the rant from a drunken expat but this club means everything to me!
Gary Lawler, Posted 21/01/2011 at 12:30:28
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1 Posted 21/01/2011 at 18:34:18
2 Posted 21/01/2011 at 18:54:51
Gueye would perfectly fit a 4-3-3 formation that I believe we should be playing, similar to Barcelona or Mourinho's first couple of seasons at Chelsea.
I'm really surprised he hasn't been given a chance after his pre-season, but hopefully will get some games soon.
3 Posted 21/01/2011 at 19:24:28
Moyes is not a fool. If a young player is good enough (Rodwell/Coleman) then they get games.
Magaye Gueye isn't getting games because he's not good enough yet. Simple as.
4 Posted 21/01/2011 at 19:32:02
Does anyone think maybe Bily could operate on the right, coming inside on his left?
5 Posted 21/01/2011 at 19:36:58
6 Posted 21/01/2011 at 19:33:12
In and around the squad for a while now (debuted in 2008!), I know he's still young, but surely he should've been expected to make a few more appearances in the last 18 months - off the bench at the very least...
Gueye's a little older, but has only been around the Prem for 6 months or so and like stated above, when he's ready, he'll get picked.
Also... Bilyaletdinov, play him or flog him before he's leaving on a free.
7 Posted 21/01/2011 at 19:45:20
On his twitter account, Vaughan says he's gutted. What another monumental fuck up by Everton. By playing him for 16 minutes, we miss out on a transfer fee this January and he'll leave for free at the end of the season. We really are run like a non-league outfit.
8 Posted 21/01/2011 at 19:47:57
For crying out loud he cannot be worse than Osman who has been flogged to death with little in return.
Let's get on wth the new and out with the old.
9 Posted 21/01/2011 at 20:19:17
He is a dour, negative twat, that is tactically inept..how much more of a fool could the fucker be?
10 Posted 21/01/2011 at 20:14:43
Gueye could be brilliant but he won't get in the ream till every one of Davy's favourites is injured. The notion that he promotes youth is utterly absurd. He'd have had the 17 year old Pele warming the bench for five years.
11 Posted 21/01/2011 at 20:20:32
12 Posted 21/01/2011 at 20:41:39
13 Posted 21/01/2011 at 21:33:15
14 Posted 21/01/2011 at 22:07:30
15 Posted 21/01/2011 at 22:22:04
16 Posted 21/01/2011 at 23:34:35
17 Posted 22/01/2011 at 10:55:36
18 Posted 22/01/2011 at 11:57:43
19 Posted 22/01/2011 at 14:01:41
20 Posted 22/01/2011 at 14:45:32
21 Posted 22/01/2011 at 17:23:20
22 Posted 22/01/2011 at 17:43:29
1. No Pace at all.
2. Ball control, usually always lets him down.
3 Struggles to make decent passes.
4. Not a winger.
How can you say has been improving? I have seen nothing to suggest he has at all.
Now if we take into contention that Bily (4) is not a winger, but a central midfield player, it may explain why he is so inept on the wing. and why the lad has the strongest shot on him at the club.
However if he is a winger, then he is very very poor at his trade. The main reason he isn't good enough, is his ball distribution, his passing and his inability to run quickly.
Today (Jan 22) goal against West Ham, does not negate the fact he isn't good enough. A blind man could have walked in that Everton side today and scored...against a very poor West Ham defense.
So if he is gonna stay at the blues and be integral to the team, he needs to be shoved in the middle of the park not on the wing...if Moyse keeps playing him out of position , particularly one that demands pace and accuracy of passing...then yes he isn't good enough and should be sold right now.
23 Posted 22/01/2011 at 18:55:57
Bily ? 25 starts, 8 goals.
Bily's a good player, give him a break.
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