I picked up my usual newspaper and the story was that Steve Harper was hoping to stay in the team even once Tim Krul is fit again!
I don’t like speaking ill of any of our players but I think Harper has been hopeless since been forced off the bench this season.
Goals like those at Reading and Everton when he didn’t even dive, were just not good enough.
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Yes he has made some saves but well you are going to sometimes aren’t you?
Harper was ok at one time but his total lack of ambition in wanting to play football (which is actually what he gets paid for) has seen him stagnate into a shadow of even what he was capable of at one time.
On every level Krul is miles ahead of Harper and we need him back straight away once he is fit to play.
The lack of help Harper gave his defenders at those crucial set-pieces against Man.U. was a massive contribution to that debacle and the least said about his dribble out of the box the better.
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