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  • Jose Echaniz posted 1 day ago

    Jose Echaniz

    Hey Allan what do you make of the danilo signing for real Madrid. I deem it too expensive for my liking for a player that is essentially going to be on the bench. Carvajal is the undisputed started and fans approve of him especially because he came through the academy. Arbeloa is declining but I still deem a competent right back to complement carvajal, but we know real Madrid always making expensive signings. I like the player, but I feel like it will cause an unneeded headache for Carlo.

  • Yasir Jones posted 1 day ago

    Yasir Jones

    Hey Allan! Haven't commented here in awhile. How are you doing? Just a few questions:

    Do you know anything about Koln defender Kevin Wimmer, recently in the news for almost having completed a deal with Tottenham? I don't know anything about him, was hoping you could shed a light on it. His tendencies, history, form etc.

    Do you think, with the new stadium coming, combined with Pochettino and a young squad, Spurs could challenge Chelsea/Man City regularly 3-4 years from now?

    Last one. How long do you see Jose Mourinho at Chelsea? How many trophies?

  • max dobney posted 1 day ago

    max dobney

    Also, should Coentrao try to develop his defensive midfielder role and his winger role to become more of a versatility player to get more game time at Madrid?

  • max dobney posted 3 days ago

    max dobney

    Should PSG sign Yarmolenko as Lavezzi's replacement if they cant sign Di Maria?
    What has happened to Konoplyanka?
    Could Palermo's current goal shortage be a problem when they try to sell Vazquez and Dybala?
    Is Nabil Fekir a better n10 or winger?
    How has Bernard done since joining Shakhtar and has he lost his Brazil squad position to Douglas Costa permanently or is it just Dunga showing that he isnt afraid to get rid of the players who were part of the world cup disappointment?
    Sorry for so many questions.

  • Allan Jiang posted 5 days ago

    Allan Jiang

    @ Jose Echaniz: Thanks! Louis van Gaal being at times overpowering is to be expected. The issue is not his managerial style (his success proves that), but for all parties to get the message and move on. Hence why they should hug it out.

    — No. Sure, one win from the last four La Liga games is bad by Real Madrid's standards, but expect Cristiano Ronaldo to prove why he is the back-to-back FIFA Ballon d'Or recipient.


    @ max dobney: Yes. Granit Xhaka has been instrumental in Borussia Monchengladbach's rise, but he should stay given how successful Gladbach are.

    — Excellent suggestion, Max. I like Radja Nainggolan. Pedro Obiang should be another viable alternative.

    — When William Carvalho has played in Europe, he has been shooting, except he is 0-12 in goals-shots taken.

    It is a catch-22: He won't turn into an all-round midfielder if he is not given the license to continue shooting, yet he is still unrefined into the attacking half.

    — How about Pedro Obiang? He is Spanish and is well-versed in Italian football, so assuming Real Madrid don't sack Carlo Ancelotti, Obiang should be an obvious summer transfer window target.


    @ Damarques Brown: How about a loan for Ruben Loftus-Cheek?

    That said, Paul Pogba never won the Jimmy Murphy Young Player of the Year, or the Denzil Haroun Reserve Team Player of the Year.

    Look at him now.

    Pogba's rise reinforces Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho saying: "Young players are a bit like melons. Sometimes beautiful melons don't taste good and ugly ones can taste fantastic."

    Damarques, there is credence behind you suggesting Loftus-Cheek should get a chance.

    After all, we don't know how good he really is if he isn't given a run in the Premier League.

    Oscar is too inconsistent, but Chelsea should persist with him, presuming they are not going to look for a replacement in the summer transfer window.

  • Jose Echaniz posted 6 days ago

    Jose Echaniz

    Hey allan love the entourage reference in your last article. On another note what is your reaction the el clasico for Real Madrid. I personally thought they played well until Suarez scored and then they fell flat and scared to commit challenges due to most players carrying a card. Do you think la liga is out of reach and how do you like their chances against atletico in the champions league?

  • max dobney posted 10 days ago

    max dobney

    Does Granit Xhaka have what it takes to make it at the top after a difficult first couple of seasons at Gladbach or is the Matic-esque brilliance of Kramer making him look better than he is? And if rumours are to be believed, are Liverpool targeting the wrong Roma midfielder to replace Gerrard in Pjanic when they should be targeting Nainggolan?

  • max dobney posted 10 days ago

    max dobney

    Does Granit Xhaka have what it takes to make it at the top after a difficult first couple of seasons at Gladbach? And if rumours are to be believed, are Liverpool targeting the wrong Roma Gerrard replacement in Pjanic when they should be targeting Nainggolan?

  • Damarques Brown posted 12 days ago

    Damarques Brown

    Should Chelsea promote Ruben Loftus-Cheek to fight for a 1st team place instead of going all out for Pogba and is it time to let go of Oscar and replace him with someone like Koke? Oscar always seems world class the first half of the season and becomes like Lee Catermole the second half.

  • max dobney posted 13 days ago

    max dobney

    Is William Carvalho's technical ability and drive good enough to be a box to box player or should he concentrate on developing into a Makelele-esque holding midfield player? Should Real Madrid buy Schneiderlin to replace Khedira and balance a top heavy squad or is he a medium sized fish in a small pond at Southampton?

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