Could do, though my point isn't really about whether he's going to leave or not, just hypothetically what the best solution would be if he did, more just as an interesting debate than because it is a looming reality. So its a separate topic from what the media are discussing.
I realise this is still very much a hypothetical question, despite the picture that is emerging appearing to suggest that the Alderweireld situation might well conclude in him leaving for his 'market value' this summer.
In the event of him leaving, however, I think the question of how we...
Should have a very strong and well balanced team there, no reason they shouldn't do very well if they can get over the mental block at tournaments
Clearly we need more striking options, which is why we are trying to sign Dembele and Berahino. It is silly, though, not to look at how you can best adapt the talents of the current squad to increase those options - Dier as a midfielder being the perfect example. If they are clearly square pegs...
Chadli didn't exactly set the world alight in his first season (though was also scapegoated to some extent) and could easily have gone the way of Paulinho and co as another Baldini flop. Since then, though, he has clearly shown that he's a top player who is a huge asset to the club and bargain...