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  1. #1 Default Trent Alexander-Arnold 
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    Surely he deserves a chance soon enough, yet another established performance today and unlucky not to score his first goal.

    Defensively still a bit raw (then again, Clyne has been defensively awful for a lot of this season), on the ball he's already a better, more intelligent player than Clyne.

    (Apologies if he already has a thread, I did search the first 5 or so pages).
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    I'd have him ahead of Clyne who has regressed unbelievably. Used to be Nathaniel "7/10" Clyne to giving you nothing.
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    I like him a lot.
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    He's going to knock Clyne off his spot if he keeps this up.
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    Great future ahead of him.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Batteries View Post
    I'd have him ahead of Clyne who has regressed unbelievably. Used to be Natianiel "7/10" Clyne to giving you nothing.
    He's still 7/10. Regressed is because we lost a few games of late. The reality is he's the same player and more than good enough.
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    Good end to the season and have a very good pre season and he'll be very hard to ignore.

    Impressive.
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    Quote Originally Posted by tonylet View Post
    He's still 7/10. Regressed is because we lost a few games of late. The reality is he's the same player and more than good enough.
    Regressed because he still offers nothing going forward and he's been involved in a lot of the goals we've conceded this season. He let Welbeck inside him against Arsenal then a week later was in no man's land when Burnley scored.

    Nothing to do with "lost a few games of late", he used to be defensively consistent, he's now defensively a liability.
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    Played it safe as you'd expect, didn't look out of place further up. Would like to see him playing with confidence but that will only come with games
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    Quote Originally Posted by tonylet View Post
    He's still 7/10. Regressed is because we lost a few games of late. The reality is he's the same player and more than good enough.
    Nah, he wasn't making as many mistakes and brainfarts as he is now. In top form, Clyne was never a Glen Johnson, but is dependable at the back. Now we question this as well.

    He has regressed.
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    Quote Originally Posted by tonylet View Post
    He's still 7/10. Regressed is because we lost a few games of late. The reality is he's the same player and more than good enough.
    Not really. He looks tentative.
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    Looks a very good prospect.

    I imagine that Clyne will keep his place for the rest of this season, which i'm fine with. Nathaniel will have a battle on to be first choice next season though, I imagine.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Batteries View Post
    Nah, he wasn't making as many mistakes and brainfarts as he is now. In top form, Clyne was never a Glen Johnson, but is dependable at the back. Now we question this as well.

    He has regressed.
    Funny you should mention it. Let's talk about Glen and Enrique. Let's talk about when we had **** fullbacks.

    That was years ago, not now though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Batteries View Post
    Nah, he wasn't making as many mistakes and brainfarts as he is now. In top form, Clyne was never a Glen Johnson, but is dependable at the back. Now we question this as well.

    He has regressed.
    Complete and utter tosh.
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    Quote Originally Posted by tonylet View Post
    Funny you should mention it. Let's talk about Glen and Enrique. Let's talk about when we had **** fullbacks.

    That was years ago, not now though.
    Against Burney and Arsenal we conceded 2 goals in the space of a week (and we didn't lose those games so I don't know what that argument is about). Clyne was at fault for both.

    Because we've had **** full backs in the past, you're overrating the one we have now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Roshi98 View Post
    Complete and utter tosh.
    Not at all.
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    Why can't we discuss the merits of one player without putting another one down?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vortigen View Post
    Why can't we discuss the merits of one player without putting another one down?
    You can.

    Although it's pretty logical to discuss Clyne too considering he's his competition.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Batteries View Post
    Not at all.
    He plays 50+ matches a season without fail with a few blips here and there but consistent over time. You're taking a HANDFUL of matches and saying he's "regressed" when the fact is over time he hasn't at all - he's been solid.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DahoudAreYou View Post
    You can.

    Although it's pretty logical to discuss Clyne too considering he's his competition.
    Did TAA come on for Clyne today?
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    Quote Originally Posted by tonylet View Post
    Funny you should mention it. Let's talk about Glen and Enrique. Let's talk about when we had **** fullbacks.

    That was years ago, not now though.
    Johnson was twice the player Clyne is. Only in his last couple seasons he became a liability
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    Quote Originally Posted by drexciya View Post
    Johnson was twice the player Clyne is. Only in his last couple seasons he became a liability
    Would've been, if he knew how to defend.
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    Quote Originally Posted by drexciya View Post
    Johnson was twice the player Clyne is. Only in his last couple seasons he became a liability
    Clyne is significantly better at defending than Johnson ever was.
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    Johnson in his prime was the absolute opposite of Clyne. Whilst Clyne is a very good defender and only a half decent attacker Johnson was maybe one of the best attacking fullbacks at the time but often horrendous defensively.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Roshi98 View Post
    He plays 50+ matches a season without fail with a few blips here and there but consistent over time. You're taking a HANDFUL of matches and saying he's "regressed" when the fact is over time he hasn't at all - he's been solid.
    'Solid'.

    Yeh, you're clearly not watching the same games...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Roshi98 View Post
    Did TAA come on for Clyne today?
    He's still his competition.
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    I'm a huge fan of Nathaniel Clyne's but he was so, so poor today.

    He needs to pick it up.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Batteries View Post
    'Solid'.

    Yeh, you're clearly not watching the same games...
    It's the Clyne effect. Solid, consistent, 7/10. Buzzwords galore.

    He's been extremely poor in 2017 bar a few games, not the other way round.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Batteries View Post
    'Solid'.

    Yeh, you're clearly not watching the same games...
    I think you're botch watching the same games, but he makes better judgments. Simple.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Larissa Karius View Post
    I'm a huge fan of Nathaniel Clyne's but he was so, so poor today.

    He needs to pick it up.
    He took about 20' to get into the game and then was no different than he usually is, which is solid and dependable.
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