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Boozad

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You said it was “resigned to the bin”, which suggested otherwise, apologies if it’s my misinterpretation.

I meant him personally being called a bung. Yes the transfer was dodgy as fuck and I would never be able to defend it (short of selling him for £100m in a couple of years) but it wasn't his doing, every time he played the transfer fee was leveled at him. Pretty stupid really.

Wouldn’t be anything personal for me, as that would be silly, but can’t speak for everyone else.

Everything regarding Fabio is all still on here, quite easy to find. Can't be arsed to name names or anything as there's really no point but he'd been written off as League One and a bung at 18 years of age because of what the club paid, whoever they paid it to.

Him being a roaring success is pretty crucial to us and I assume everyone wants what’s best for Wolves rather than being able to be right on the Internet with a bunch of strangers.

On that I'd agree.
 

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You said it was “resigned to the bin”, which suggested otherwise, apologies if it’s my misinterpretation.

Wouldn’t be anything personal for me, as that would be silly, but can’t speak for everyone else.

Him being a roaring success is pretty crucial to us and I assume everyone wants what’s best for Wolves rather than being able to be right on the Internet with a bunch of strangers.
How long have you been in this place Punts?

You must know being right trumps everything. Ever.
 

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Tearing it up in Belgium - 3 goals in 4 games currently (1 of those being in the Europa CL Qualifiers).

I'm really hoping that this is as transformative a season for him as 2021/22 was for MGW.

I'd be particularly interested to know how strong the Jupiler Pro League is. Looking at the teams / players involved in it, my take is that it's easily stronger than the Championship, but does anybody know of any formal ranking system for domestic leagues? I've had a gander, but whilst the Fifa coefficents take domestic league strength into account, they don't formally rank the leagues on their own.
 

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Defences are pretty poor, but you've still got to put them away. Can only do his confidence and development plenty of good.
 

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It's a hotbed of a league for young talent now. If he hits 20+, I wouldn't be at all surprised if he's being chased by French and German clubs next summer. De Ketalere just went for €30m after scoring 14 in the league.
 

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It'll be interesting to see what his record is like against the bigger teams in the league (Genk, Gent, USG, Club Brugge, etc), afaik Anderlecht have only really played against fodder so far.
 
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The site "Footy on TV" has "Mola TV" listed as showing the Belgium league, looks like Anderlecht are being shown on Sunday.

Not been able to figure out if it's a sub service or what but will look into that out of interest.
 

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Standard isn’t great to be honest, i would say bottom end of the Championship/top of league 1 for the sides down the bottom. In the last 2 games which he’s started, one in the conference league and one in the league Anderlecht took their foot of the gas really early as they were in complete control which has probably stopped him scoring more. As Lycan says it will be interesting to see how he and Anderlecht do against the better sides.

If you have a bet365 account all the games are on there if you fancy a watch.
 

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Irrelevant of the standard (as it’s surely can’t be atrocious) if he is playing regularly and scoring, it can only be a good thing.

One thing with Fabio is that he’s always looked a bit like a child, as in playing against much bigger opposition and it’s a mismatch physically. You tend to find if the standard is lower, centre halves tend to be more physical, less on the ball passing types. So again, it won’t do him any harm at all..
 

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Irrelevant of the standard (as it’s surely can’t be atrocious) if he is playing regularly and scoring, it can only be a good thing.

One thing with Fabio is that he’s always looked a bit like a child, as in playing against much bigger opposition and it’s a mismatch physically. You tend to find if the standard is lower, centre halves tend to be more physical, less on the ball passing types. So again, it won’t do him any harm at all..
In his first season maybe. He looked dominant to me last season, threw Tyrone Mings around like a rag doll at Molineux.
 
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Held the ball up excellently at Old Trafford too.

Lage does a lot of weird things but rationing Fabio's minutes last season as he did - often right after he'd just played well - is right up near the top of the table. Next to being the world's biggest U2 fan.
 

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Held the ball up excellently at Old Trafford too.

Lage does a lot of weird things but rationing Fabio's minutes last season as he did - often right after he'd just played well - is right up near the top of the table. Next to being the world's biggest U2 fan.
We don't know that Fabio wasn't being a dick or just not very good in training.

He needs this loan to show people he can score and has grown as a player.
 
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In his first season maybe. He looked dominant to me last season, threw Tyrone Mings around like a rag doll at Molineux.
Still room for development in my eyes. Agree with the mings one though, however there’s not many premier league centre halves I rate worse than him.

Basics of it is the game time will still do him the world of good
 

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Watched some of the Paide game til he went off. The games are on TV around the world so it's watchable
 

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He’s still one of ours. We should celebrate his success while it lasts.

Hopefully, it lasts a while.
 
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