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Decent player but not as good as some...or even he........ thought IMHO. Has oustanding games such as Orient but far too often switched off defensively and went walkabout ........his tackling was often a walking yellow or red card in waiting. Is he worth a Million....time will tell.
 

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Decent player but not as good as some...or even he........ thought IMHO. Has oustanding games such as Orient but far too often switched off defensively and went walkabout ........his tackling was often a walking yellow or red card in waiting. Is he worth a Million....time will tell.
That's pretty much my view of him as well.
 

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Paul Scholes did ok with similar tackling ability.
 

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My first impressions are*he likes a tackle! A few a little rash I admit. I counted at least three crunchers, one of which was on David Dunn (always a bonus). He got booked for one of them but looked like he was up for it. He slotted into our system neatly too, he knew where he needed to be almost immediately.

I wouldn't be surprised to see him become a regular sooner rather than later.
 

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We've lost his ability to get stuck in in the middle; yes, he's a bit rash at times but he calmed down over the season with us. He'll be a good player for Wolves once he settles in.
 

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My first impressions are*he likes a tackle! A few a little rash I admit. I counted at least three crunchers, one of which was on David Dunn (always a bonus). He got booked for one of them but looked like he was up for it. He slotted into our system neatly too, he knew where he needed to be almost immediately.

I wouldn't be surprised to see him become a regular sooner rather than later.
His tackling is rash and he'll pick up lots of yellows and daresay the odd red when the mist comes down.
However, he's a super player with a wand for a left foot who sees passes others don't. Outstanding at times, lacked consistency away from home but given his first full season no doubt he'll improve on that.
 
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My first impressions are*he likes a tackle! A few a little rash I admit. I counted at least three crunchers, one of which was on David Dunn (always a bonus). He got booked for one of them but looked like he was up for it. He slotted into our system neatly too, he knew where he needed to be almost immediately.

I wouldn't be surprised to see him become a regular sooner rather than later.
be prepared for him to aim at your fans behind the goal, when he's warming up before the game.. lol
 

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I always thought he was a red card waiting to happen
IMHO He was very lucky he didn't get a red at both Stevenage and Walsall when he'd lost his rag.
I also recall a couple of risky tackles when on a yellow at home as well but maybe refs were starstruck, recognised the name as a Chelsea and let him off. We know big names get away with murder.
 

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Will be very interested to watch Saville's career and see if he can make that extra step.
An interesting talent.
 

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:sorted: I hope he makes it, think he's very different and that might be to his advantage.
I hope he makes it as well, but he will only make it with sheer hard work and dedication. Nothing in life comes easy.
 

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You weren't that bird with the walking stick at the beginning of Fame ?
No, but I've had a sh*t weekend and four cans of Stella are making me talk sensible for once. Normal service will resume soon.
 

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Always thought that he had longer term potential, and glad to see he's gone to a club where he will have opportunity to develop.

Saville had the ability to drift past players without a lot of effort. He looked like a breeze would knock him over, but was able to mix it up when required, and sometimes when not required.

If given a one only choice between him and Forshaw, would keep Saville for those important unexpected match turning moments.
 

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Always thought that he had longer term potential, and glad to see he's gone to a club where he will have opportunity to develop.

Saville had the ability to drift past players without a lot of effort. He looked like a breeze would knock him over, but was able to mix it up when required, and sometimes when not required.

If given a one only choice between him and Forshaw, would keep Saville for those important unexpected match turning moments.
Totally different players and tough call but I'd probably go for Adam. Both have the potential to become very, very good footballers. I think George has chosen to develop his career at a bigger, better club than Adam.
 

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Totally different players and tough call but I'd probably go for Adam. Both have the potential to become very, very good footballers. I think George has chosen to develop his career at a bigger, better club than Adam.
Wouldn't swap gorgeous George for any of our current midfield to be honest. He's got talent alright but I just don't see the fantastic players others seem to. Very interested to see how his career develops at Wolves. I do agree it's a good move for him because Jackett is a good manager and will knock the rough edges off him.
 

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Wouldn't swap gorgeous George for any of our current midfield to be honest. He's got talent alright but I just don't see the fantastic players others seem to. Very interested to see how his career develops at Wolves. I do agree it's a good move for him because Jackett is a good manager and will knock the rough edges off him.
This is only his second full season and I think he could have a very successful career in or around the top level if he continues to develop.
I'd have George back but agree we aren't weak in midfield.
 

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This is only his second full season and I think he could have a very successful career in or around the top level if he continues to develop.
I'd have George back but agree we aren't weak in midfield.
Maybe he's got the talent time will tell I guess. Good engine and passer of a ball but too keen to get involved in needless fouls and bookings and at the highest level that will be ruthlessly exploited. All needs to be far more willing to do the hard yards required in his defensive game. For me he was pretty poor after the Orient away match.
 

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Maybe he's got the talent time will tell I guess. Good engine and passer of a ball but too keen to get involved in needless fouls and bookings and at the highest level that will be ruthlessly exploited. All needs to be far more willing to do the hard yards required in his defensive game. For me he was pretty poor after the Orient away match.
Agree but he's still only 20.
 

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The Twittersphere is abuzz with the rumour that Balotelli was subbed off in a behind-closed-doors friendly this afternoon after kicking a Wolves player in the head . The player in question looks a lot like Sav! (Sorry no link due to technical incompetence...)
 

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The Twittersphere is abuzz with the rumour that Balotelli was subbed off in a behind-closed-doors friendly this afternoon after kicking a Wolves player in the head . The player in question looks a lot like Sav! (Sorry no link due to technical incompetence...)
Definitely looks like Sav!
 

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.............more bench time this evening.............
 

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How many bookings so far?
 

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From what I saw he missed a really good opportunity at 1-0 at the weekend which won't have helped.
 

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Where is that Slimey Wolf or whatever he is called, the one that pats us for doing ok so far and hoping that we adapt and can deal with the division, some liked him but I always found him a patronising sh*tbag?
 

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True. Although, that display against Orient still sticks up hairs.
Yeah but one good half (alright outstanding excellent half) doesn't make a player. He was very lazy and disinterested for the rest of the season after that Os game. Much prefer our current set-up.
 

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Where is that Slimey Wolf or whatever he is called, the one that pats us for doing ok so far and hoping that we adapt and can deal with the division, some liked him but I always found him a patronising sh*tbag?
Ha slimey wolf
 

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