Best & worst signings of the season EPL 20/21

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Elton Johns Wig

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Cleansheets mean dickall and xG is a overused stat with minimal evidence behind it.
The clean sheets by themselves, sure, if they were close. They're not.

Post Shot Expected Goals - Goals Allowed, again, by themselves, as an isolation, mean not much. But when you're saving more shots that are EXPECTED to be goals at double the rate in a comparison, added to clean sheets, added to your game rating, well, when these all get combined (plus many other "insignificant" stats), it gets kinda hard to keep arguing.

Unless you're going the Dennis Denuto defence. In summing up, it's the constitution, it's Mabo, it's justice, it's law, it's the vibe, and… no that's it…it's the vibe. I rest my case.
 

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Elton Johns Wig

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As I said, add all these up together and it's pretty compelling.

I'm not saying Leno is a sh*t keeper, I'm saying Emi is having a better season.


And he is clearly Villas signing of the year.
 

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martinez over leno isnt a bad shout at all. he was fantastic at arsenal when leno was injured too
 

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Thats a cracking double save. Amazing reflexes to be able to parry the first effort away. His defenders are asleep though and the rebound looks a certain goal but not only does he stop it from point blank range, he even manages to catch it. World class.
Alisson could learn a thing or two ;)
 

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Cruyff14

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Partey has been good when he has played. Just been injured.

Regullion should be in very good.

Forgot Ake was even at City lol. Is he injured?
 

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Dias and Raphinha are the two best signings of the summer. Raphinha probably the best given what they could profit on him inside of 12 months.

Brewster the worst and it’s not even close.

Imagine spending £40m on strikers and having to start McGoldrick
 

Elton Johns Wig

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Villa also do have more shots against per 90 - 13.8 to Arsenal's 11.5.
A 1.4 difference in saves per match is not that big a deal.

Fair shout but don't think it's as clear as EJW might think. Considering Leno also has the benefit of almost 20% more successful passes.
Save percentage is save percentage though.
 

jd2010

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Hojberg would be runner up in our player of the season. 12m in current markets for a squad player isn't a rip off let alone a key player.

Bale finally fit and just on wages will definitely move up the tiers there.

Reguillon massively underrated. We've only lost twice when he has started at LB, West Ham last week and the Liverpool choke.
 

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