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Old 13-02-2018, 14:57   #5356
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Originally Posted by necromancer View Post
I'm not saying Gattuso is a tactical wizard like Pep or a motivational freak like Conte. But he certainly seems to have the clear headed no-nonsense approach needed for a top manager (which to me is Carlo's best quality as well). He seems to know how to get the best out of his squad, how to play a style of game that suits their strengths, how to get little partnerships going (Hakan-Bona, Bonucci-Romagnoli) etc.

My frame of mind after watching football all these years is that such a quality is what I'd pick over being a brainy tactician or high-emotion motivational guru. The latter two really depends heavily on the raw material as well, and could flop just as easily as it could succeed.
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