The difference is that in the 4-2-3-1 it's actually a 3 3-3-1 when attacking rather than a 3-4-2-1.
I know that these formations are fluid and don't make much difference in the grand scheme of things but its just the difference in having an extra attacking player getting into positions in the...
Don't be surprised to see Dier playing RCB in a 3 man defence once Toby leaves with Wanyama then becoming our dedicated DMC.
Personally I can't decide what suits us better - having 3 behind Kane or allowing the wingbacks to get real far forward
Respectfully, I disagree about work rate, defensive ability and space awareness (creating space for others with his runs) but that is the joy of football. Different opinions!
Back on topic, looking at players who could be moved up to the first team if we can sell Sissoko (and that depends on...
So at least we're agreed that he's not shit.
Yes he has flaws. He's a footballer, like many, who is very good in one area and not good in other areas. Yes, we need a better option from a quality perspective but those youth players do not provide what he does.
Why shouldn't we defend him?
Do you think he's played 38 times for us this season, played a leading role in getting France to the Euro final and is a back up option to the for the WC squad because he's totally shit?
What has Onomah, TOB or Skipp done to prove they are better options?
With respect you seem to be rewriting history here. Given Poch clearly likes playing with a target striker, who in our youth setup could provide a viable back up option to Kane and is a better option Janssen or Llorente when we bought them?
Wimmer had a season where he was the heir apparent to...