- 5 Aug 2015
- Ai Weiwei to the dangerzone
His market value is about 10-20m£, I guess that for City it's an important factor when they are buying player that this value would increase in the future. There's not guarantee that it'll happen. We could have some situations (like with Angelino) that some player didn't work well for us, but we need a guarantee that we would sell him with profit. The situation that he is not rated by many big clubs (27 years old age and still he's Benfica players) is kinda weird.
Pretty much everything you've said so far indicates you don't know much about him as a player. His age, height, price, unremarkable injury history and the prestige of his club aren't particularly important factors in comparison to what he actually brings on the pitch and I don't think "he can't defend" really constitutes anything close to resembling a scout report.
Again, I think you're forming a very strong opinion on some very weak arguments.
I agree that I'd prefer Cucurella and I think we will get him but I'm not sure that Grimaldo would be the flop you think he would be.