Champions League Draw


#63

WWOS reporting Siem has suffered a setback and will be another few weeks away. Maybe we wrap him in cotton wool for HAL finals and Jop will get the ACL nod after all?


#64

Yeah if his body is this bad, he shouldn’t be doing long flights.


#65

Its just a one or two week delay on recovery from the initial injury its not a whole new issue.


#66

Should’ve sent him back to Ajax when we signed Reza.


#67

Should have brought that bald Polish knob back.


#68

fixed.


#69

Heh, it’s never really gone away has it


#70

Corica has said our squad will be confirmed on Monday


#71

Why didn’t we announce ACL squad today?


#72

A squad has already been submitted but changes can be made up until 7 days prior to Matchday 1. That’s the 27th of Feb for us so expect the announcement on Wednesday.


#73

Squad is in, Jop misses out.


#74

#75

With his injuries, I’d be surprised if Siem gets more than 2 ACL appearances in.


#76

Doubt Siem will travel but he can do a job here. Some of his good moments have been porn. Totally worth the risk IMO. Obvious choice for ACL Jop is 4th choice atm.


#77

Yeah and I’d bet both of them are home games.


#78

Feel for Jop tbh…the lad really should ask for termination by mutual consent or whatever its called under the cap


#79

Where does he go then? He’s not going to join a club now until next season. At least he’s getting paid here (won’t be if he agrees to a mutual termination) and there’s a good chance he’ll get some minutes in the A League once the ACL starts.


#80

Corica mentioned that expressly in the squad release. Even if he doesn’t get much / any game time, I’d much rather we handle it without being cunts and making him train on his own etc. Shit like that only means future foreigners will be wary.


#81

Yeah it would be a shit move to release and one where neither party benefits. Few teams want to sign a player now or have space for it and if we get a few CB injuries or need to rotate a bit why lose that option?


#82

Still surprised we didnt offload Jop in January.