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Re: The big man, the boss; Big Sam
« on: February 05, 2018, 12:07:33 AM »
Are you all that convinced by our young players. I think only lookman looks a good bet to a top 6 standard player. The others I'm not so sure any of them will ever be more than decent premier league players

They're young so of course I'm not "convinced." With that said, Davies, Holgate, and Calvert-Lewin* generally have a positive impact on the team when they start in their natural positions and that's promising. Lookman and Vlasic need work off the ball but they're a lot brighter in possession that the other creative players at the club. Both have earned the right to at least play for 20-30 minutes off the bench each week.

* You can wonder about his "lack" of goals but the fact is that we hardly create any chances for our forwards. He's better at holding the ball and dribbling into space than Niasse with a similar willingness to chase lost causes. I think he and Niasse are a good double act -- DCL for 60', Niasse for 30' when the defense has been softened up.
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