Pep's rebuilding job. Pep's City Mk II

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  1. peoffrey

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    In all cups... The FA hasn’t even started for us yet. Any money says he won’t lift the CL this season.
     
  2. Rammy Blue

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    Pretty simple, stay out of the thread then.
     
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  3. argyle

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    It's going to take two summers to rectify what needs changing in the squad.
     
  4. Marvin

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    We wont win the CL if we play that defence and that midfield in the latter stages. We'd have to get lucky. Mind you Spurs did, or almost did. Their luck held to the final.
     
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    This was a huge season for Stones with Kompany gone. He’s just not stepped up - he played well in patches in his time here but never sustained it for any period longer than 3 months. Unfortunately you can’t build a central defence around someone with his injury record and erratic form. Think it is time to move him on in the summer. Had really high hopes for him but at the highest level I don’t think he’s mentally tough enough.
     
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  6. jrb

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    And that’s where FFP has f***ed us.

    Sheikh Mansour would have ploughed his money into doing that.

    Now like every other club, we’re ‘forced’ to work under FFP rules and a level playing field, brought in by the cartel cubs (and UEFA) who were petrified of City’s spending power.
     
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  8. Marvin

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    Perhaps start by identifying what needs changing in the squad.

    Pep sorted the defence out in one Summer.

    Now the midfield has gone: Fern and Silva. Their replacements are I believe already at the club in Rodri and Foden but perhaps Foden is going to take many years to reach full potential. Meanwhile, collectively other players will have to step up.
     
  9. Rammy Blue

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    I think back to what he was like at Everton in his breakthrough season and the player we purchased, he was 10 times the player back then than he is now. He’s regressed so badly it’s incredible - he’s been here 3 and a 1/2 years now.
     
  10. Marvin

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    Sane, Sterling and Jesus are the fastest forward line in the Premier League

    Laporte and Stones are quick enough

    Foden comes in for Silva when ready. In terms of pace, job done.
     

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