Maxime Chanot [defender]

derek_villa

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I like chanot don't get me wrong, but I don't like that, in a good year, we lose him for 2-4 games a season for the pisspot Luxembourg team ( or more if he picks up an injury, case in point). I'm sorry if he/others are offended by my stance on his national team but I don't care about a historic 0-0 tie with france if it means we are losing our #1 defender. This is a capped league and we spend a good chunk of our budget on him, so when he is out our depth gets hamstrung. He isn't a flashy name or on a flashy NT, so I don't see his value for the marketing of our team/league. My only guess is these demerits I mention reduce his price making him attractive talent/$ for our team assuming he stays healthy. And if that is true, it means he is taking a pay cut being here, and I absolutely wouldn't fault him for wanting to get out to grab as many dollars as he can. Soccer careers can be short so he needs shoot for max contracts. So for me this plays out fine if we keep him on current salary or he gets sold for big bucks. I am ok being a stepping stone club for player trying to get attention if we are getting a good deal on the salary for a couple years or make a big payout on their sale. Rinse and repeat for that sweet sweet GAM and pull away from the rest of the league. But for future players I really would like to avoid international team players. Go for unrecognized talent from the big NTs where the player has a small chance to be called up.
He is taking a pay cut already. His wife works in NYC. Guy should be making 700k.
 

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This guy is just cool. He's true to himself. Probably my favorite player on our roster.
He became one of my favorites when I saw him in the behind the scene videos. I like how he always yells "Come on guys!" To hype up the team before they walk on to the pitch. Also he likes Dragonball Z which makes him cool.
 

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He became one of my favorites when I saw him in the behind the scene videos. I like how he always yells "Come on guys!" To hype up the team before they walk on to the pitch. Also he likes Dragonball Z which makes him cool.
Callens is the one that likes DBZ.
 

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I know I've been eh on the Athletic, but a little light on Chanot's mid season mindset.
Article here (If you have an Athletic subscription).

Says it was a family matter, forcing him to go back to France/Luxembourg. Unfortunately it doesn't say exactly what it was, but must've been bad to throw him off form for a month or two. Glad to see things seem to be better for him, as he has been much better than those few games I presume he tried to play through.

All the best, Chanot.
 

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I know I've been eh on the Athletic, but a little light on Chanot's mid season mindset.
Article here (If you have an Athletic subscription).

Says it was a family matter, forcing him to go back to France/Luxembourg. Unfortunately it doesn't say exactly what it was, but must've been bad to throw him off form for a month or two. Glad to see things seem to be better for him, as he has been much better than those few games I presume he tried to play through.

All the best, Chanot.
Arias is doing solid work there.
 

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Did Araos also get the same scoop about Vieira. That is was a personal matter and the reason Vieira told him wouldn't make him question that it wasn't...

Then Vieira went to Nice.
That wasn't a scoop, Vieira said that to him at training that day.