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I do worry about it, but wasn't Rio treated in the same way when he was younger? Used in midfield to accommodate him?

In his West Ham day it wasn't uncommon for him to play at centre forward. Sol Campbell also played up front and at both full-back positions before settling into centre half.

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Surely a risk of becoming a 'jack of all trades, master of none?'

I'd rather develop him into an excellent centre back than a good centre back and reasonable midfielder.

It should develop his skills on the ball. Defenders who can muscle and hoof it are ten a penny but ones who look comfortable on the ball aren't.

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Pretty sure Hughes takes the credit for moving the academy to the bottom of the hill. I'm sure when he came here the kids had better facilities than the seniors.

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Read this article last night and thought Phil came across brilliantly.

Big future should be ahead for this young man, good head on a talented body is a very good combination.

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On the official texts from Kean that his knee injury "looks a nasty one, it may be long term" and "he may need an op".

All the best Phil hopefully it's not that bad.

The good news just keeps rolling in.

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Its been said he is out for 4-5 months which ends his season if true.

On the bright side, no one will bid for him in January. :rolleyes:

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Out for the rest of the season by the looks,thats a bad blow for you.

Bright side no one bids for him in January.

Its been said he is out for 4-5 months which ends his season if true.

On the bright side, no one will bid for him in January. :rolleyes:

Great minds think a like. :lol:

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That's what happens when you make people play on frozen pitches. Tough luck to the lad, but he'll bounce back.

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He's out for some time unfortunately..

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According to a video connection with Kean suggested Jones is to have a scan tomorrow.Nothing definite yet?

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Awful news about Jones if the worst is confirmed.

On a positive note, it will be good to see Hanley feature in more first team games.

I wonder if the owners will invest more money in to the squad to replace a first team regular.

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Its been said he is out for 4-5 months which ends his season if true.

On the bright side, no one will bid for him in January. :rolleyes:

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO !!! That does it then, this MF'ing week cannot get any worse.

:angry:

Good luck w/ the Op Phil, get well soon lad as we'll all be waiting for you!

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We looked rather vulnerable without him shielding the back four today I must say, which doesn't bode well for future game. Hope for a speedy recovery but he will obviously be a big miss.

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That's what happens when you make people play on frozen pitches.

?????? It were cowd but pitch wern't frozen wur it Exiled?

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We looked rather vulnerable without him shielding the back four today I must say, which doesn't bode well for future game. Hope for a speedy recovery but he will obviously be a big miss.

Agreed we are crying out for someone in the middle of the park to protect the back for, and if possible drive us foward. I know players like this are rare and expensive but we badly need someone there.

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Phil Jones is feeling very down according to Jason Roberts. Unlucky for the youngster. Lets hope he returns to be the same player and more.

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Gutted for Jones, but he'll be back, no question about that. It's a nasty one, but there are worse injuries out there that are much harder to recover from. From everything I've seen and heard he's got the right attitude and I'm sure he'll be alright.

A shame we'll basically be playing the rest of the season without him, good both in his original position and as cover for our already weak midfield.

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It's in the Mirror, must be true then. Call me cynical but I actually had a suspicion that by leaving him out on Saturday the Venks had asked for him to be wrapped in cotton wool in preparation for the window in January. Only Samba being injured forced our hand in to playing him. Anyway that is what I though as soon as I saw he was not in the team.

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