2012/20 Maya Yoshida @ Southampton F.C. (ENG)

Discussion in 'Japanese Abroad' started by Dax, Aug 30, 2012.

  1. Dax

    Dax Moderator
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    Feb 29, 2012
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  2. teioh

    teioh Member+

    Apr 17, 2012
    One day we will call him "Captain (Saint) Yoshida"! ;)
     
  3. Whispered11

    Whispered11 Member+

    Oct 4, 2011
    Rome, Italy
    Club:
    UC Sampdoria
    Nat'l Team:
    Japan
    I hope everything will turn out good for him. He deserved this.
     
  4. Blue-San

    Blue-San Member+

    Jun 21, 2011
    Club:
    Kashima Antlers
    Nat'l Team:
    Japan
    will repeat the question than. Anyone any idea what is the transfer fee?
     
  5. magic journey

    magic journey Member+

    Feb 20, 2010
    Very good for him. I wish him best luck.

    ps:

    Whats the current squad of Southampton, or their key players.

    ?

    Thanks.
     
  6. Blue-San

    Blue-San Member+

    Jun 21, 2011
    Club:
    Kashima Antlers
    Nat'l Team:
    Japan
  7. Blue-San

    Blue-San Member+

    Jun 21, 2011
    Club:
    Kashima Antlers
    Nat'l Team:
    Japan

    Kelvin Davis (GK)​
    Nathaniel Clyne (RB) - Jose Fonte (DC) - Jos Hooiveld (DC) - Danny Fox (LB)​
    Morgan Schneiderlin (DMC)​
    Steven Davis (MC) - James Ward-Prowse (MC) - Adam Lallana (ML/AML)​
    Guilherme (AMC)​
    James Rodriguez (ST) - Rickie Lambert (ST)​

    something like that though tactically varries. If anyone plans to watch, keep an eye on young James Ward


    If you are looking for weak spot in defence to replace look at the name Jos Hooiveld
     
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  8. Enclosure

    Enclosure Member

    Dec 19, 2004
    I think it's a surprisingly suitable, pees in a pod sort of move. Although, frankly it would've been good anywhere but where he was, at this point at least.
     
  9. Blue-San

    Blue-San Member+

    Jun 21, 2011
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    Kashima Antlers
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    Japan
    This is a major step up


    they may get downgraded down to Championship but he'll definitely be noticed if he plays of course


    look at QPR, Norwich and Reading, Wigan to be their main competition for survival . I think Aston Villa will somewhat survive
     
  10. Dax

    Dax Moderator
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    Feb 29, 2012
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    Gaston Ramirez will play instead of Guly I guess
    btw I think 2 millions pounds is the right price, let's be honest.
     
  11. AKITOD

    AKITOD Member+

    Apr 5, 2007
    Hobart, Aust
    Club:
    JEF United Ichihara
    Nat'l Team:
    Japan
    And before you know it all of a sudden we have 4 Japanese EPL players......
     
  12. nakata101

    nakata101 Member

    Mar 2, 2008
    And there will possible 3 Japanese player in 1 match, Southampton vs MU this weekend.. seriously i hope Maya not playing this match, or stay at the bench better... i feel that Red Devils will trash the Saints.... :devilish:
     
  13. sc-f

    sc-f Member+

    May 23, 2009
    Club:
    SC Freiburg
    Nat'l Team:
    Japan
    WP papers will take a few days, so no worries for Yoshida to get traumatized this weekend.
     
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  14. Blue-San

    Blue-San Member+

    Jun 21, 2011
    Club:
    Kashima Antlers
    Nat'l Team:
    Japan

    dont worry neither he or Lee will play
     
  15. seolseol

    seolseol Member+

    Apr 26, 2003
    Club:
    Manchester United FC
    I wonder if he is bought to be a starter? Read at a swedish Saints forum and they said stuff like "I really hope he is better than our current CB's" :D
     
  16. Blue-San

    Blue-San Member+

    Jun 21, 2011
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    Kashima Antlers
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    imo he should replace the dutchman
     
  17. SugarDaddySean

    Feb 12, 2011
    Los Angeles
    Club:
    Los Angeles Galaxy
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Cant wait to see how he plays in the EPL, I felt he played down to his competition in the Dutch League because of his poor team and their losing ways. Now he will be in a similar situation perhaps in a team fighting for their lives the 1st division but its against much better competition and an overall better team. Not a bad place for him to have ended up, as long as he plays.
     
  18. Blue-San

    Blue-San Member+

    Jun 21, 2011
    Club:
    Kashima Antlers
    Nat'l Team:
    Japan
    btw Southampton were the 6th biggest spenders in PL in this transfer period

    1. were Chelsea = 100,2 mils €
    2. Tottenham = 71,4 mils €
    3. Man City = 63,3 mils €
    4. Man Unit =54,1 mils €
    5. Arsenal = 49 mils €
    6. Southampton = 36,9 mils €


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  19. sc-f

    sc-f Member+

    May 23, 2009
    Club:
    SC Freiburg
    Nat'l Team:
    Japan
  20. teioh

    teioh Member+

    Apr 17, 2012
    Yeah BUT, I feel that Southampton will have a very offensive playstyle this season, nothing exactly favorable for CBs like Yoshida :cautious:
     
  21. seolseol

    seolseol Member+

    Apr 26, 2003
    Club:
    Manchester United FC
  22. sc-f

    sc-f Member+

    May 23, 2009
    Club:
    SC Freiburg
    Nat'l Team:
    Japan
    Like I've written, he talked to all EPL clubs, and in the end S'hampton signed him. There's nothing more.
     
  23. seolseol

    seolseol Member+

    Apr 26, 2003
    Club:
    Manchester United FC
    Okey. Doubt a bigger club would sign him though
     
  24. theofaron

    theofaron Member

    May 11, 2011
    Club:
    Gamba Osaka
    A club like Southampton is perfect for him as he can get a lot of play time and if he performs well, he'll get noticed by bigger clubs that likely do not want him right now. But isn't it great to have a defender in one of the top 2 leagues? :D
     

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