Matt Smith

Discussion in 'EDS and Academy Forum' started by FantasyIreland, 20 Jul 2017.

  1. Cobra

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    Reiss Nelson and Javairo Dilrosun have done pretty well too.
     
  2. domalino

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    Reiss Nelson from Arsenal is also doing brilliantly at Hoffenheim and Javairo Dilrosun has done even better after leaving us for Hertha, getting called up for the Netherlands team after just a couple of months starting.


    It's not just Sancho, and the Bundesliga right now is perfect for developing youngsters. Pavard went to Germany as a 20 year old and at 21 became one of the stars of the world cup winning France team. Christian Pulisic just got bought for £68m 12 months after Dembele went for €140m. One of Brazil's biggest prospects chose Leverkusen when all the giant clubs were after him because he knew it was a good place to go.

    Almost every team in Germany has a promising young kid or two in their side and you don't get that anywhere else.
     
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  3. FantasyIreland

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    His game is brilliant,a real midfield general.I think he'll make it at a top club,as he appears to have an equally impressive attitude,unfortunately i can't see it being ours though.
     

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  4. dhruvblue

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    Doing well doesn't mean ready for MamCMan re Dilrosun.
    We are at different level
     
  5. domalino

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    That wasn't the question I answered, which was "what other players are doing well in the Bundesliga"

    However if you want to get into that, in a season when Pep often said we were a wide player short, and tried to buy a winger in January because of that, it seems very hard to believe he wasn't ready to contribute in some way last year even if it was just in the cups to rest people if he's walked straight into the Bundesliga & Netherlands team.

    At the very least we missed out on millions of pounds by letting him go for nothing and not giving him a run out against some league 2 side and attracting some attention.

    If people are serious about the academy's first purpose being to raise money for the first team, then the first thing they need to realise is that 2 or 3 substitute appearances for an academy player will send their value through the roof, and if we were serious about profiting from the academy, players like Dilrosun would be moving for £5m after a few appearances and not 150k compensation.
     
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    Would be nice if we could integrate him into the Dinho role. Good going forward when he needs to, high energy to cover lots of ground, and decent tackler.
     
  8. blue b4 the moon

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    Proper name as well none of this double barrelled or ....hino rubbish ;)
     
  9. WallyA

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    Playing for Wales vs Slovakia right now in a midfield 2. Looking pretty good and very comfortable playing against adults.

    I like his physical stature as well. Would like to see him in pre-season given a fair shot.
     
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  10. Centurions

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    He's played pretty much every minute of every game for FC Twente Enschede this season albeit in the 2nd tier, doesn't seem to have done him any harm for sure.
     

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