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Old 26-02-21, 01:24 PM   #7061
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Originally Posted by Buzzo View Post
It is mad that we thought we could get through a season with 3 Centre Backs, given we always get injuries. The assumption was clearly that VVD never gets injured.

We should have kept Lovren. He'd be on about 30 games this season.
We must have known that if VVD got injured we were likely going to find ourselves in trouble. Matip misses about half of the season regardless either through something serious or a constant string of small injuries. Gomez isn't as injury prone as some like to make out but when he gets injured he tends to be out for a while.
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