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First Choice?
« on: July 30, 2023, 09:18:47 PM »
Current starting XI and subs (9?) bench when all players are available.

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Re: First Choice?
« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2023, 09:28:16 PM »
It depends on who we are playing and when we are playing them.

We shouldn’t have a first choice team at all.

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Re: First Choice?
« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2023, 09:34:00 PM »
Agreed. We have to get past this notion of one best XI. It should be the best XI based on the circumstances. The squad depth is the strongest it’s been for a long time.

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Re: First Choice?
« Reply #3 on: July 30, 2023, 09:35:31 PM »
i think there are 3 to 4 postions that are interchangeable depending on who we play , the main stays though are Martinez, Mings, Konsa, McGinn, Luiz and now probably Diaby

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Re: First Choice?
« Reply #4 on: July 30, 2023, 09:43:39 PM »
Martinez, Konsa , Mings, Torres, Moreno (Digne), Kamara, Luiz, Mc Ginn, Ramsey (Buendia), Diaby, Watkins.
Bench: Olsen, Chambers, Carlos, Digne, Tielemans, DenDoncker, Bailey, Buendia, Cash

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Re: First Choice?
« Reply #5 on: July 30, 2023, 09:50:13 PM »
Martinez, Konsa , Mings, Torres, Moreno (Digne), Kamara, Luiz, Mc Ginn, Ramsey (Buendia), Diaby, Watkins.
Bench: Olsen, Chambers, Carlos, Digne, Tielemans, DenDoncker, Bailey, Buendia, Cash

Surely we'd need another forward option on the bench. Archer? Duran?

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Re: First Choice?
« Reply #6 on: July 30, 2023, 09:50:49 PM »
   1/          Martinez.                                            2/     Martinez                                     3/                   Martinez
Konsa  Torres   Mings.   Moreno                  Cash    Torres        Mings.    Moreno                          Cash Torres  Mings  Moreno
Mcginn  Kamara  Luiz.   New                       New   McGinn  Kamara   Luiz  Diaby                                   Kamara  Luiz
                  Diaby.                                       |            Watkins.                 |                                New      Diaby     McGinn
                 Watkins                                     \/                                        \/                                          Watkins

They will shuffle across to make three at the back when Moreno goes forward.  McGinn will slip in front of Kamara to play up closer to Diaby.  This is going off the side and formation that we put out today.  Need a left or right sided wide player, depending on which full back we play.  Three options, hope this comes out ok. 
« Last Edit: July 30, 2023, 09:52:46 PM by Steve67 »

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Re: First Choice?
« Reply #7 on: July 30, 2023, 09:50:56 PM »
i think there are 3 to 4 postions that are interchangeable depending on who we play , the main stays though are Martinez, Mings, Konsa, McGinn, Luiz and now probably Diaby

Our top scorer for the last three seasons is not a definite starter then?

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Re: First Choice?
« Reply #8 on: July 30, 2023, 09:52:33 PM »
Martinez, Konsa , Mings, Torres, Moreno (Digne), Kamara, Luiz, Mc Ginn, Ramsey (Buendia), Diaby, Watkins.
Bench: Olsen, Chambers, Carlos, Digne, Tielemans, DenDoncker, Bailey, Buendia, Cash

Surely we'd need another forward option on the bench. Archer? Duran?
Might be that Archer should take a place instead of Dendoncker then.

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Re: First Choice?
« Reply #9 on: July 30, 2023, 09:56:12 PM »
i think there are 3 to 4 postions that are interchangeable depending on who we play , the main stays though are Martinez, Mings, Konsa, McGinn, Luiz and now probably Diaby

Our top scorer for the last three seasons is not a definite starter then?
i have assumed we will sign another quality  nr9

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Re: First Choice?
« Reply #10 on: July 30, 2023, 11:29:52 PM »
Our squad is actually looking decent. As an example

Starting
Martinez, Cash, Mings, Konsa, Moreno, Kamara, Luiz, McGinn, Ramsey, Diaby, Watkins

Bench
Olsen, Torres, Carlos, Digne, Tielemans, Bailey, Buendia, Coutinho, Duran

Still leaves
Chambers, Bert, Donk, Archer, JPB, KD, Hause.

And then Aaron, Tim, Kellyman etc youngster wise and the players out on loan.

And that's assuming I haven't forgotten anyone.

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Re: First Choice?
« Reply #11 on: July 30, 2023, 11:31:26 PM »
Archer over Duran for me.

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Re: First Choice?
« Reply #12 on: July 30, 2023, 11:32:03 PM »
Best squad for years.

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Re: First Choice?
« Reply #13 on: July 30, 2023, 11:50:58 PM »
i think there are 3 to 4 postions that are interchangeable depending on who we play , the main stays though are Martinez, Mings, Konsa, McGinn, Luiz and now probably Diaby

Our top scorer for the last three seasons is not a definite starter then?
i have assumed we will sign another quality  nr9

We won't be

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Re: First Choice?
« Reply #14 on: July 31, 2023, 12:14:02 AM »
Need a back up or even challenger for the key forward role, Watkins gets an injury and we have Archer who has yet to prove himself. Apart from that we have the best squad for decades and a manager who knows what he's doing.

 


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