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Re: Steven N'Zonzi
« on: December 07, 2017, 01:27:27 AM »
The more I think about this, the less I like the idea. What is a Schneiderlin upgrade going to do for us? Playing with a positionally conservative defensive midfielder forces Gana into a box-to-box role, which he plainly isn't good at.

We'd be much better served adding someone who contributes something in attack -- preferably passing -- and sticking with Gana at the base of the midfield (provided that he continues to stay in position like he did on Saturday).

I'm a definite N'Zonzi fan, I just don't see how he helps us right now.

Badly lacking control in the middle.

Lacking ability to break teams down is a symptom of a disfunctional midfield rather than poor attacking players. A Barkley replacement for Gana would be great...but would be easier to stomach if we had a more solid base to work off.

At the moment if you take Gana out the side we’d get overrun I think.
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