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Massengo Article - Onzemondial

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http://www.onzemondial.com/autres-championnats/bristol-city-han-noah-massengo-se-livre-sur-son-transfert-etonnant-201213

Championship BRISTOL CITY: HAN-NOAH MASSENGO DELIVERS ON AMAZING TRANSFER Formed at AS Monaco, the young midfielder had surprised everyone this summer by leaving the Principality to join the second division English.

This summer, 18-year-old Han-Noah Massengo left AS Monaco to join Bristol City in the English second division after only four appearances in the Monaco jersey. A surprising choice as the midfielder is one of the most promising young people in the club. Already author of 13 games in all competitions, the native of Villepinte is one of the beautiful surprises of the season in the Championship.

In an interview with RMC Sport, the young player came back on this choice which made talk, but seems to assume completely. "It's simple: in Monaco, I do not think I was going to play. Bristol arrived, I immediately joined the project they had for me. I wanted to play, chain games, gain experience, and everything was based on my progress. Until proven otherwise, that's what happens, I'm playing for now. That was what I wanted. Yes, it may surprise. People do not know the Championship which is a competitive league. Everyone can now realize that my choice was thoughtful. This is not a choice made on impulse. Once again, I wanted to play. It's simple. The project is to progress and try to play in the Premier League with Bristol, "he said.

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3 minutes ago, Coppello said:

Your French has really come on @Davefevs.

He was also interviewed by a French media outlet this week with a 3 minute long video. I'd love to know what he said.

I'll hazzard a guess and say he said, 'I wanted to play'.

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Love the fact that he just wants to play! He could of lived in the millionaire playground & enjoyed the lifestyle but he wants to do what most of us just wanted to do as kids & just play football! It’s refreshing to hear & see!

And I’m wondering & hoping that other quality youngsters will see what he’s done & be influenced to move here as well if the opportunity arises.

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39 minutes ago, Coppello said:

Your French has really come on @Davefevs.

He was also interviewed by a French media outlet this week with a 3 minute long video. I'd love to know what he said.

All those trips to the French Quarter of Montreal to watch City games on Robinstv 👀 

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1 hour ago, JonDolman said:

Love his enthusiasm. I personally would play him as much as possible. I think he's absolute quality. Can't even imagine what he will become in a few years.

There’s no doubting his ability, but we have to remember his age and over not burn him out 

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1 hour ago, Norn Iron said:

"Je voulais jouer avec la plume de ma tante"

Bonnet de douch Rodders!

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You can tell he's driven and mature for his years.

Nothing seems to faze him...keeps the same level of professionalism throughout a game and doesn't react.

Just gets on with his game.

Lucky to have him imo.

Just hope he's not gone too soon.

Imagine if we hadn't had to sell...

_____________Bentley_____________

Moore___Kalas____Webster__DaSilva

____Messengo__Nagy___Bryan_____

_________Brownhill/Palmer_________

_____________Reid/Afobe__________

 

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3 hours ago, spudski said:

You can tell he's driven and mature for his years.

Nothing seems to faze him...keeps the same level of professionalism throughout a game and doesn't react.

Just gets on with his game.

Lucky to have him imo.

Just hope he's not gone too soon.

Imagine if we hadn't had to sell...

_____________Bentley_____________

Moore___Kalas____Webster__DaSilva

____Messengo__Nagy___Bryan_____

_________Brownhill/Palmer_________

_____________Reid/Afobe__________

 

We didnt "have to sale" we choose to sale , we like 95% of all clubs are a selling club, agree with hnm a class act who again will be sold when a decnt offer is made ...

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3 hours ago, spudski said:

_____________Bentley_____________

Moore___Kalas____Webster__DaSilva

____Messengo__Nagy___Bryan_____

_________Brownhill/Palmer_________

_____________Reid/Afobe__________

 

That team would be brilliant, espcially like Joe Bryan at left centre-mid, for the three games before we were thrown out of the league for excessive FFP breaches anyway.

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2 hours ago, bengalcub said:

We didnt "have to sale" we choose to sale , we like 95% of all clubs are a selling club, agree with hnm a class act who again will be sold when a decnt offer is made ...

We ‘had to sale’ to conform to FFP, or otherwise we would of been looking at a big fine, which doesn’t help with the clubs remit of becoming self sustaining!

It’s double edged sword here, if we want to freshen things up on the playing side, we have to sell our more prized assets to allow us to bring in new players, luckily enough, we seem to of come across a formula where we can sell for big fee’s & sign players of just as good ability for a lot less & not really be impacted negatively as a club. But there are lots of reasons for ‘needing to sale’!

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Reading that article reminds me that we are extremely fortunate to have Massengo at the club; it's one of those transfers we will be talking about for years.

It must have also massively raised the profile of City around Europe.

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46 minutes ago, reddogkev said:

Reading that article reminds me that we are extremely fortunate to have Massengo at the club; it's one of those transfers we will be talking about for years.

It must have also massively raised the profile of City around Europe.

It’s the buzz on the streets in Koblenz . 
 

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From what I've seen he puts a few other young footballers we've had here to shame. He wants to be here, wants to be part of the team either by celebrating with them after a goal or even by coming back on after having been subbed to thank the supporters at the end of the match.

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51 minutes ago, MigratedRobin said:

He called us Bristol! 😭

I used to hate it too. But now I think we should own it. After all, when in footballing terms Bristol is mentioned there should only really be one team everyone thinks of. 

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1 hour ago, MigratedRobin said:

He called us Bristol! 😭

He's likely never heard of the other lot. In his case ignorance is bliss.

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90 mins in a 5-0 win for the French U19s tonight, think this is an U19s Euro qualifier.

From this, and the 10 on his back, it looks like he plays further up the pitch than he does for us.  I've wondered about this myself - whether you could use his energy and tenacity to play a higher press? Get him harrying the CBs and CDMs of the opposition and try to break up play in positions where COD or Brownhill can take advantage of loose balls?

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4 hours ago, ExiledAjax said:

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90 mins in a 5-0 win for the French U19s tonight, think this is an U19s Euro qualifier.

From this, and the 10 on his back, it looks like he plays further up the pitch than he does for us.  I've wondered about this myself - whether you could use his energy and tenacity to play a higher press? Get him harrying the CBs and CDMs of the opposition and try to break up play in positions where COD or Brownhill can take advantage of loose balls?

Might happen with Korey and Adam back.

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When his name is not in the starting eleven I'm disappointed. Such a super young man. He plays the game for fun and you can see that he loves it. He has high energy, skill and is not slow by any means. Watch him if he loses the ball. The determination to get it back is so obvious. As others have said play him regularly with a rest here and there. 

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9 hours ago, ExiledAjax said:

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90 mins in a 5-0 win for the French U19s tonight, think this is an U19s Euro qualifier.

From this, and the 10 on his back, it looks like he plays further up the pitch than he does for us.  I've wondered about this myself - whether you could use his energy and tenacity to play a higher press? Get him harrying the CBs and CDMs of the opposition and try to break up play in positions where COD or Brownhill can take advantage of loose balls?

 

4 hours ago, ScottishRed said:

Might happen with Korey and Adam back.

Agree with @ScottishRed, with the injuries we've had, we haven't really been able to pick and choose who plays where, and in some cases we've been forced to play certain players in a position where they can play, but aren't necessarily at their best.

With players now coming back, others can be rested, and in Massengos case, perhaps played in a more advanced role.

We also need to realise that whilst he looks like one of the most exciting players we've signed in recent times, he is still young, and has only been in the country a few months!!

Great potential and attitude.

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On 31/10/2019 at 01:53, Davefevs said:

HNM article in

http://www.onzemondial.com/autres-championnats/bristol-city-han-noah-massengo-se-livre-sur-son-transfert-etonnant-201213

Championship BRISTOL CITY: HAN-NOAH MASSENGO DELIVERS ON AMAZING TRANSFER Formed at AS Monaco, the young midfielder had surprised everyone this summer by leaving the Principality to join the second division English.

This summer, 18-year-old Han-Noah Massengo left AS Monaco to join Bristol City in the English second division after only four appearances in the Monaco jersey. A surprising choice as the midfielder is one of the most promising young people in the club. Already author of 13 games in all competitions, the native of Villepinte is one of the beautiful surprises of the season in the Championship.

In an interview with RMC Sport, the young player came back on this choice which made talk, but seems to assume completely. "It's simple: in Monaco, I do not think I was going to play. Bristol arrived, I immediately joined the project they had for me. I wanted to play, chain games, gain experience, and everything was based on my progress. Until proven otherwise, that's what happens, I'm playing for now. That was what I wanted. Yes, it may surprise. People do not know the Championship which is a competitive league. Everyone can now realize that my choice was thoughtful. This is not a choice made on impulse. Once again, I wanted to play. It's simple. The project is to progress and try to play in the Premier League with Bristol, "he said.

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He will be world class in 3 to 4 years and if City can keep him the club will go far in the Prem. He will be in 12 months and if not allready on the radar for the big clubs in the Prem. Credit to LJ in getting him if its short term or long term but this young guy will go down in this great clubs history books.

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10 hours ago, ExiledAjax said:

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90 mins in a 5-0 win for the French U19s tonight, think this is an U19s Euro qualifier.

From this, and the 10 on his back, it looks like he plays further up the pitch than he does for us.  I've wondered about this myself - whether you could use his energy and tenacity to play a higher press? Get him harrying the CBs and CDMs of the opposition and try to break up play in positions where COD or Brownhill can take advantage of loose balls?

yeah, but the opposition had Robin Williams in goal...

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Really pleasant young man as well.  Bumped into him in town a week or two ago, much to the delight of my starstruck 7 year old ("This is a dream for me........!").  Well spoken young guy - very humble - happy to have a photo with my boy.  First player I've seen out and about since Junior Bent!

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On 31/10/2019 at 12:56, CyderInACan said:

I used to hate it too. But now I think we should own it. After all, when in footballing terms Bristol is mentioned there should only really be one team everyone thinks of. 

Not at all.

Commentators also call Rovers "Bristol"

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3 minutes ago, JamesBCFC said:

Not at all.

Commentators also call Rovers "Bristol"

Would Man U Man City Shef U, Wednesday and so on be happy to be called other than their historic name? 

Of course not.

Neither should we. 

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1 minute ago, 1bristolcity said:

Would Man U Man City Shef U, Wednesday and so on be happy to be called other than their historic name? 

Of course not.

Neither should we. 

Spot on. Calling us Bristol is lazy and insulting, never understood those taking it as a compliment. 

You’d never hear either side being called Manchester, despite decades of dominance of one over the other. 

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8 minutes ago, BRISTOL86 said:

Spot on. Calling us Bristol is lazy and insulting, never understood those taking it as a compliment. 

You’d never hear either side being called Manchester, despite decades of dominance of one over the other. 

Playing Devil’s Advocate here but in the seventies when I first started going to Ashton Gate there was always a fantastic chant which was ‘ Brrrrrrristol ‘  followed by three claps ( cha cha cha rhythm) 

It was loud , gutsy and intimidating. I don’t ever recall anyone saying ‘ steady on chaps we’re not Bristol ‘ .

:dunno:

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1 minute ago, Major Isewater said:

Playing Devil’s Advocate here but in the seventies when I first started going to Ashton Gate there was always a fantastic chant which was ‘ Brrrrrrristol ‘  followed by three claps ( cha cha cha rhythm) 

It was loud , gutsy and intimidating. I don’t ever recall anyone saying ‘ steady on chaps we’re not Bristol ‘ .

:dunno:

I’ll have to take your word for it major! But I do think it’s simply lazy punditry when others call us it.

We don’t stylise ourselves as Bristol in any official capacity and I’ve never understood it as you almost never see the same applies to any other City where there is more than one pro club.  

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22 hours ago, 1bristolcity said:

Would Man U Man City Shef U, Wednesday and so on be happy to be called other than their historic name? 

Of course not.

Neither should we. 

Well then James, drop the 'C' in you monika if you are confused by my comments, then everyone will know it's not the rugger you support😀

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21 minutes ago, 1bristolcity said:

Well then James, drop the 'C' in you monika if you are confused by my comments, then everyone will know it's not the rugger you support😀

@JamesBCFC is probably confused because he was making the exact same point as you (i.e. we shouldn't embrace being called Bristol), but you seemed to be arguing with him anyway! 

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23 hours ago, BRISTOL86 said:

Calling us Bristol is lazy and insulting

 

23 hours ago, 1bristolcity said:

Would Man U Man City Shef U, Wednesday and so on be happy to be called other than their historic name? 

Of course not.

Neither should we. 

You both have far too much time on your hands

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On 31/10/2019 at 16:21, reddogkev said:

Reading that article reminds me that we are extremely fortunate to have Massengo at the club; it's one of those transfers we will be talking about for years.

It must have also massively raised the profile of City around Europe.

When speaking to a MU friend, they are everywhere sadly no, he shrugged his shoulders. Do such fans just have blinkers from birth? I am guessing so.

On 31/10/2019 at 17:09, Major Isewater said:

It’s the buzz on the streets in Koblenz . 
 

Nobody in KL has a darn clue.

On 14/11/2019 at 21:00, Major Isewater said:

Playing Devil’s Advocate here but in the seventies when I first started going to Ashton Gate there was always a fantastic chant which was ‘ Brrrrrrristol ‘  followed by three claps ( cha cha cha rhythm) 

It was loud , gutsy and intimidating. I don’t ever recall anyone saying ‘ steady on chaps we’re not Bristol ‘ .

:dunno:

And in the 80's too Major. I remember it well. Is it never sung anymore?

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3 hours ago, Kykoliko said:

 

You both have far too much time on your hands

Probably just care about the history of the club, and the name is as important as anything, you may not care as much, that's  for you.

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3 hours ago, elhombrecito said:

@JamesBCFC is probably confused because he was making the exact same point as you (i.e. we shouldn't embrace being called Bristol), but you seemed to be arguing with him anyway! 

He replied with a confused emoji to my post, I was quoting me...confused.com.

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On 30/10/2019 at 18:04, JonDolman said:

Love his enthusiasm. I personally would play him as much as possible. I think he's absolute quality. Can't even imagine what he will become in a few years.

A Chelsea player.

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7 hours ago, elhombrecito said:

@JamesBCFC is probably confused because he was making the exact same point as you (i.e. we shouldn't embrace being called Bristol), but you seemed to be arguing with him anyway! 

Exactly this @1bristolcity.

You used an argumentative tone to say to me exactly the same thing as what I had just said.

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On 30/10/2019 at 15:33, Norn Iron said:

"Je voulais jouer avec la plume de ma tante"

Wow until now I had never realised Irish is so similar to French. Everyday is a school day!

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