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    They can't retain them forever, that is true, but there are other clubs, not only Barça, that are interested in their gems.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RivaldoBarca View Post
    They can't retain them forever, that is true, but there are other clubs, not only Barça, that are interested in their gems.
    Yes, the point is they can snub us but they can't snub everyone. Eventually they will have to sell their best players to other clubs as they can't retain them.

    So in the end the joke is on Overmars and Ajax.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Luftstalag14 View Post
    Yes, the point is they can snub us but they can't snub everyone. Eventually they will have to sell their best players to other clubs as they can't retain them.

    So in the end the joke is on Overmars and Ajax.
    Why? They managed to keep them this summer. That's good enough for a selling club they are.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joan Laporta View Post
    Why? They managed to keep them this summer. That's good enough for a selling club they are.
    THIS summer. They are laughing FOR NOW. That is the key.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Luftstalag14 View Post
    THIS summer. They are laughing FOR NOW. That is the key.
    They'll laugh even louder once they sell them for ridiculous amounts.

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    The only things that will hurt Ajax is
    i-Some of their players lose their value after medicore season.
    ii-Players start to realize it is better to do like J.Kluivert and decide not to sign long term contracts and force their way to the clubs they want. But Kluivert came from rich family and could afford to be under bad contract for a season rather than signing an improved contract

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    This next stretch of games, from this international break to the next one, must rotate. Two games every week, there should be rotation every game. It's time to exploit the depth.

    I hope the rotations start with the Real Sociedad game, a few of the internationals should start this one on the bench. When you've got talent like Arthur, Vidal, Lenglet, Semedo and Malcolm, there is absolutely no reason to overuse the players ahead of them this early in the season.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PhilS View Post
    This next stretch of games, from this international break to the next one, must rotate. Two games every week, there should be rotation every game. It's time to exploit the depth.

    I hope the rotations start with the Real Sociedad game, a few of the internationals should start this one on the bench. When you've got talent like Arthur, Vidal, Lenglet, Semedo and Malcolm, there is absolutely no reason to overuse the players ahead of them this early in the season.
    I would prefer we start our best line up against Real Sociedad. We have a bad away record against them. Our fixtures for September looks like this:

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    From what i can see we just need to go full force against Sociedad, Totenham and perhaps Athletic. The rest of the matches are well suited to rotate in.

    Anyway, i can't wait til saturday! Finally a match again
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    worth posting here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by xXKonan View Post

    worth posting here.
    Not that strange to be frank. At least they watch matches all the time.

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    No match in the USA as Pedro Sanchez and Rubiales vetoed it.

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    Good.

    For political reasons no doubt, can't let the Catalan derby raise awareness for the independence movement.

    QUE D10S NOS PROTEJA