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  • max dobney posted 11 hours ago

    max dobney

    Also, What do you think is going to happen with Javi Martinez? With Xabi Alonso, Lahm and Thiago seemingly Peps first choice midfielders and Benatia, Boateng and potentially Alaba as his first choice centre backs, does that leave Martinez as a squad player who can come into the team when a more physical defensive player is needed as an alternative to Xabi Alonso and Lahm or could he be allowed to leave like it seems Schweinsteiger has been allowed to do?

  • max dobney posted 1 day ago

    max dobney

    Hi Allan. How would you say William Carvalho has done this season and do you think he still has what it takes to make it at the top? Also, who do you think is better out of Ter Stegen and Leno and do you think either of them could challenge Neuer for the German keeper position? Finally, do you think Belgium would be able to drop Witsel for Dries Mertens/De Bruyne to play in the midfield 3 with Nainggolan and Fellaini?

  • ron bond posted 6 days ago

    ron bond

    Jackson Martinez would be a good buy for wolfsburg maybe. Speaking of strikers, do you think benzema talent is held back by the fact he is basically serving ronaldo at madrid? Is he the world class striker everyone perceives him to be? Had diaby not had a nightmare with injuries, do you think he could have gone on to be as good as yaya toure? Do you think that Ricardo Rodriguez is the best left back in the world?

  • Jay Jay posted 6 days ago

    Jay Jay

    You recently did an article on Creswell and Jennings, a similar comparison could be made on Sam and Karim Bellerabi. That's a great article you did on bale btw. Doyou think he will leave Madrid this year? Do you think Max Kruse is the player Wolfsburg need? I'm not 100% sold on it

  • Allan Jiang posted 7 days ago

    Allan Jiang

    @ zaid jasim: My superiors told me to stop.

    I assume it is because my GIFs are copyrighted material.

    Given how widespread GIFs are on Deadspin, reddit, twitter, etc, I disagreed with the decision, but accepted it, thus why I don't use GIFs in my articles anymore.

    It is a shame since I spent months learning, crafting and producing GIFs.

    For example ...

    That GIF symbolises the separate paths of two world-class German talents.

    Davie Selke will be playing in the 2. Bundesliga next season after a controversial transfer and there are question marks over Niklas Sule's career after a potentially debilitating anterior cruciate ligament tear.

    — Thanks for the ideas.

    — Aussie Aussie Aussie, Oi Oi Oi :). What A-League team do you support?


    @ max dobney: Nuri Sahin needs to stabilise his career. How about Johannes Geis?

    — Jasper Cillessen would be a logical transfer target.


    @ Chig Paisa: Chuba Akpom is dominant at youth level, yet can't replicate his form at senior level.

    To use a cricket analogy, he is a flat-track bully.

    He is still only 19 years old, so he has got plenty of time to change that perception. Look at Harry Kane.


    @ Jose Echaniz: Buy a world-class goalkeeper, an elite left-back, and start using players in their correct positions.

    — The only problem with Morgan Schneiderlin is he ruptured an anterior cruciate ligament, which is concerning for a tackle-first player.


    @ Jamie Britt: Hi. Hope you're doing well too :).

    — Yes, Geoffrey Kondogbia has world-class upside. Allan Marques and Pedro Obiang should be viable alternatives.

    — I prefer Nabil Fekir. Possibly, but both are cash cows, so it makes sense to wait another season and potentially increasing their transfer stock. Anwar El Ghazi should stay another season, but it makes sense why major clubs would rather sign him now before his stock inflates.


    @ ron bond: Buy a world-class centre-forward. Either that, or hope Bas Dost can show more consistency.

    Wolfsburg's title credentials are dependant on how Bayern Munich bolster their squad.

    — Jack Grealish has been impressive in the spurts I've seen of him. Big talent.

    — Maybe Arsenal already have that player in Krystian Bielik.


    @ Jay Jay: Wayward behaviour, a lack of attention to detail and alleged insubordination.

    But maybe this is a public relations stunt from Schalke general manager Horst Heldt to divert attention away from his track-record, thus why he has been so harsh on Sidney Sam and Kevin-Prince Boateng, while reprimanding Marco Hoger.

    — Memphis Depay as a deep-lying forward could see him take his game to the next level.

    — The only criticism of Angel Di Maria is he isn't value-for-money, but his performances in general have been pretty good. He is paid to create and that is what he does. He needs to be more proficient in shooting and more careful in retaining the ball. But you would think he is going to drastically improve next season.

  • zaid jasim posted 7 days ago

    zaid jasim

    Hey Allan, can you please reintroduce the game visuals (gifs) which you used to include within your articles, instead of saturating them with instagram posts, also with your knowledge, can I recommend writing about the following players; Iago Falque, Karim Rekik, Jason Geria, and Chris Naumoff, cheers for the supreme insight, from a fellow Australian.

  • max dobney posted 8 days ago

    max dobney

    Also, Do you think Nuri Sahin is ready for another shot at a top club? For me he is the controlling deep lying playmaker that everyone thinks Man Utd target Ilkay Gundogan is.

  • Chig Paisa posted 8 days ago

    Chig Paisa

    Hey Allan, what do you think of Chuba Akpom? As an Arsenal fan, I'm really hoping he can make it into the first team here, but I haven't seen too much of him. What's your opinion?

  • Jose Echaniz posted 9 days ago

    Jose Echaniz

    Hey Allan. I was wondering what areas and particular signings you think real Madrid should make this summer. Also do you think a double pivot of ramsey and coquelin could work well at arsenal or do you think Arsene should upgrade on coquelin and bring in a more ball playing defensive midfielder like schneiderlin

  • max dobney posted 13 days ago

    max dobney

    Hey Allan. Other than the obvious (Cech and Lloris) who do you think could replace De Gea when he joins Real Madrid in the summer? Also, do you think that Yohan Cabaye could join Man Utd as a replacement for Carrick? He played in a more defensive role in the world cup but I think he could struggle in a defensive midfield role in a more physical competition.