Defensive Midfield Targets/Options

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  1. BimboBob

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    Listen, Can you smell something?
    Judging by the amount of decent players we have under the age of 24 I would think the nucleus of the side for the future is already in place. Why would we re-build our team just for him?
     
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  3. Tevez City

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    Neither is Jorginho
     
  4. g180aj

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    I have to say I really don't get it, he's not even half the player Fernandinho is. For me he seems like he's always a little out of control and always at full stretch.
     
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  5. Andrew___K

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    +1. Watched several Lyon games this season and think he's a pretty brainless player with flashy highlights. Another Kovacic.

    Could be coached into a better midfielder, but not worth the quoted price. We reportedly bid £50m last summer and have moved on.
     
  6. the_tevez_wiggle

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    This and the fact everyone refuses to hear, he doesn't want to play cdm. He actually said it to the press, not his mates, the press which means he doesn't want to play there ffs!!!
     
  7. ws01

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    Gonna be tough to find a player near Fernandinho. He is the best in the world at what he does.

    As for Ndombele:

    - Quick
    - Agile
    - Strong
    - Good touch and can pick a pass
    - Inteceptor and defensive workhorse
    - Young
    - Proven at CL level

    He's got a hell of a lot going for him I'd say.
     
  8. Dax777

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    Nah! Already have Dave, Dihno, Gundo, and Debryune in the late 20s and early 30s. Who ever we get should be a part of the Next Gen. As in as young or younger than Stones, Laporte, Sterling, Sane, Bernado and Mendy. Thsts the next core post the Debryune/Gundo/Walker transition.
     
  9. Alan Harper's Tash

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    Even a 29 year old replacement gives us 4-5 years to pinpoint the younger version we want whilst being able to invest more heavily in a left back/saving up for Sergio’s replacement.

    In that time, one of our youth players may have come through too. Smith is looking decent in Holland for instance.
     
  10. Dax777

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    Perhaps! However, I feel like the longterm replacement should experience the transition from Dihno as opposed to an intermediary.

    I like a few of our young prospects to be fair: Smith, Pala and the French kid. They all show treat potential. I won't be surprised if one of them steps up next season. Gundogan can play intermediary if needed next season. But the replacement should be drafted to the 1$t team.

    Leaving even more money for the Aguero replacement :)
     

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