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Efe Ambrose - Signed on short term deal

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5 minutes ago, RamsFan10 said:

That would be well and good if we had replaced Pearce with someone as good or better. 

How many minutes has Pearce played this season for us? Its cover we need for 3 months thats it

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2 minutes ago, RamsFan10 said:

That would be well and good if we had replaced Pearce with someone as good or better. 

Wouldn’t it be fair to give Ambrose a chance in a Derby shirt if called upon before deciding where he sits on the Alex Pearce scale of CB’s? Chances are he may never play if Keogh and Tomori stay fit, same had Pearce remained.

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8 minutes ago, RamsFan10 said:

That would be well and good if we had replaced Pearce with someone as good or better. 

Crikey, he must be bad if he's not as good or better than someone who can do this!

 

How often have you watched him play btw? Just when he was at Celtic or more recently?

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www.google.com/amp/s/www.edinburghnews.scotsman.com/sport/football/hibs/darren-mcgregor-you-can-t-blame-efe-ambrose-for-eyeing-bigger-offers-1-4854648/amp

McGregor believes, the Hibs fans should remember the sheer entertainment Ambrose provided them, having initially joined the club on loan from Celtic where he had become something of an outcast.

“If you look at Efe, he joined us as a good player. He wasn’t plucked from nowhere.

He was known as a “ten” or the other end of the scale, but he figured it out at Hibs and was exceptional. You look at him and try to think of a defender in Scotland who did what he could do and there was none.

“He was an Africa Nations Cup winner, played in the Champions League knockout stages, could break lines and start counter-attacks from our last third of the pitch. It can work for and against you, but it worked for us. He’ll be sorely missed, he was a great athlete who trained every day.

“We were dealing with a great player and it was terrific for the fans to see him at full tilt. Of course, he’ll be missed.

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I'd guess that 99% of the fans moaning about this (potential) signing have barely seen Ambrose play, never mind seen him often enough to make an informed judgement about the merits of the signing.

Give the bloke a chance, what is wrong with football fans these days? 😩

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September 2018

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David Gray scored the winner for Hibs, but Lenny singled out defender Efe Ambrose as his star man at the back.

He added: “He’s magnificent right now. You don’t play for Celtic for four years by not being a good player. Yes, there have been a couple of high profile mistakes but we are seeing that a lot at Celtic and I don’t think people get treated the way Efe did.

“We have given him a home and we are seeing his class. Efe is probably one of the best centre-backs Hibs have had for a long, long time. I am delighted for him."

https://www.thescottishsun.co.uk/sport/football/3280619/st-mirren-hibs-david-gray-neil-lennon/

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Think this is a brilliant signing as cover, one of hibs’ best players on his day when he was there. On occasions he was far too good for the league. Couple mates of mine tell me he would make mistakes from time to time but they were down to complaisancy due to the sometimes poor standard of the league but all in all he was a standard above. Hibs fans were sorry to see him go after he triggered the clause in his contract allowing him to leave. Only 30 so still got a few years in him. Could work out very well for us!

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2 hours ago, SaintRam said:

Played for Celtic for a fair while IIRC - Don't know where he went after that. Nigeria international too.

Has a decent past definately, should hopefully just be cover so as long as he’s reliable we’re good

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Surely the only song that'll catch on with us would be something simple like this (2 Unlimited - No Limit)

Efe.

Efe Efe.

Efe Efe.

Efe.

Efe Ambrose.

Repeat until he does his flip during the goal celebration.

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