(14) Nathaniel Chalobah

Discussion in 'The Team Bus' started by hornmeister, Aug 13, 2017.

  1. hornmeister

    hornmeister Administrator Staff Member

    Nathaniel Chalobah signed a five-year deal at Vicarage Road in July 2017.
  2. simpleMASH

    simpleMASH Reservist

    If someone make gifs of the two times Chalobah humiliated Arter following the *****'s "cheeky" cheating please that'd be great.
  3. hornetgags

    hornetgags McMuff's lovechild

    I tried to find it, but Arter was made to look like moron.
  4. ForzaWatford

    ForzaWatford Squad Player

    I love Chalobah, a lot. But I do find it funny how much media attention he gets compared to Doucoure, who has arguably been better so far this season.
  5. wfc4ever

    wfc4ever First Team Captain

    Well he is English (although born abroad which some will say means he isn't*) and from Chelsea...

    *If the Mo Farah arguments is anything to do by .
  6. AndrewH63

    AndrewH63 Reservist

    John Barnes, Spike Milligan, Prince Philip were all born abroad. Mind you none of them supportWatford, but just thought I would mention it.
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  7. Otter

    Otter Gambling industry insider

    Luther Blissett and Nigel Callaghan were also born abroad.

    Also strange to note that all players to have represented England while at Watford were born in Jamaica and all players to have represented Jamaica while at Watford were born in England.
  8. Steve Leo Beleck

    Steve Leo Beleck Squad Player

    Perfect, let's keep it that way. The fewer people outside of Watford talking about Doucoure, the better!
  9. Otter

    Otter Gambling industry insider

    Yes but that's only the media, you can bet that the other week that Doucoure caught the attention of J*rgen Klopp. He won't say anything but I'd be surprised if some of the top clubs aren't quietly monitoring him.
  10. Vespa Crabro

    Vespa Crabro Rookery Faithful

    Named for England. Great news.
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  11. goldenstate-goldenboy

    goldenstate-goldenboy First Year Pro

  12. I guess I might now start showing a little interest in England

    I know... I'm a plastic glory England fan
  13. Happy bunny

    Happy bunny Cheered up a bit

    Joining Watford is always a great career move, except for one player a year - that striker whose name I forget, Belkelem, Berghuis, Dje Dje
  14. Godfather

    Godfather bricklayer extraordinaire

    Well done for your call up Nate, I reckon after a couple of good training sessions you will get straight in the team.
  15. Teide1

    Teide1 Squad Player

    Basically half the players whose surname starts with a D have been poor, Dixon, Daly, Davenport, Devaney, Digweed, Dyer (Lloyd), Drinkwater (for us)
  16. wfc4ever

    wfc4ever First Team Captain

    Who will he be up against - Dier/Henderson/Livermore?

    Blimey you are probably right - bench at least.
  17. Irishorn

    Irishorn Gael Force

    Back to the days of Blissett and Barnes!!!!
  18. Happy bunny

    Happy bunny Cheered up a bit

    No minutes for Devaney, about 15 for Davenport didn't give us much opportunity to judge them
  19. Cthulhu

    Cthulhu Keyboard Warrior Staff Member

    Devon White, the only player ive seen having to practice tap ins before a game
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  20. Not the heady days of Scott Loach's two call ups to the full England squad?
  21. goldenstate-goldenboy

    goldenstate-goldenboy First Year Pro

  22. Jellyman

    Jellyman Squad Player

  23. Sort of OK

    Sort of OK First Year Pro

    Thought he was bargain of the year but now it is confirmed as just a loan I'm not so happy with the loan fee. Have to recall Hogg back from his loan for next year then I guess.

    Gomes' Spurs contract must be coming towards the end, perhaps we could get him in permanent for a sensible price at the end of the season, probably need Spurs to continue subsidising his wages for it to work though.
  24. Bwood_Horn

    Bwood_Horn Squad Player

  25. Bwood_Horn

    Bwood_Horn Squad Player

    Yes his contract with Spurs "runs out" on 22 May 2014. You are Dr Who and I claim my £5.
  26. lowerrous

    lowerrous Squad Player

    Wrighty - who for some completely impossible to imagine reason really loves basically all black English players - said that probably the biggest driver of our good performances has been the midfield of Doucoure and Chalobah, but was at pains to repeatedly emphasise "but mostly Chalobah" (even after a game in which Doucoure scored a long-range strike)...

    He's made a great start, but they've been equally as important, or with Doucoure having a slight edge. But Nath has more time on his side.
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  27. hornmeister

    hornmeister Administrator Staff Member

    Just averaging out for the excellence of Doyley.
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  28. Harrow Orn

    Harrow Orn Squad Player

    Only two years more time. It's crazy to think that Doucoure is only 24!
  29. lowerrous

    lowerrous Squad Player

    Ha, I hadn't double-checked but I'd assumed he was 25 or 26.
  30. wfc4ever

    wfc4ever First Team Captain

    Hopefully only suffered a minor injury ..
  31. GoingDown

    GoingDown Pizza & Figs

    Some guy was shouting that he is out for four months at half time today.
  32. UEA_Hornet

    UEA_Hornet First Team Captain

    No wonder we were so lacklustre at the start of the second half if Marco was on the concourse at HT.
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  33. GoingDown

    GoingDown Pizza & Figs

    MS was definitely in fat man disguise.
  34. UEA_Hornet

    UEA_Hornet First Team Captain

    He appeared as Deeney? Shrewd move.
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  35. Jossy

    Jossy Reservist

    Hope this is worse than it looks, otherwise our injury curse has struck again:mad:


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