Official: Alexis Saelemaekers Thread

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OFFICIAL: Saelemaekers to Milan.

At least this one didn't slip away..
 

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seems good with ball control and crossing which will put him indeed as a vice- Castillejo.

not sure what about his mental state and how much he will get bullied in Serie A, remains to be seen.
 

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Welcome.What I saw from videos, this kid is very talented,I like these transfers from nowhere.Leao,Bencer,Alexis,Theo.New kids on the block.
 

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Good signing especially on an option. Low risk and high potential reward here.
 

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Welcome Saelemaekers! All the best here.
 

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This was endearing. Sounds like a guy with the right attitude.

He is very humble and honest.
The reason he got blamed is that he got way too much angry on his himself and his teammates. Anderlecht had the shittiest season start. He was surrounded by, except Kompany, kids, now he is in a better environment to improve.
Having him around I hope we can attract other Belgian players. Like verschaeren, Sambi, Kana...
 

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Played a lot like Samu yesterday, a little more physical though. From the first impressions he looks more like a RM/RW than a RB.
 

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Played a lot like Samu yesterday, a little more physical though. From the first impressions he looks more like a RM/RW than a RB.

Yeah, thought the same. Hard to tell his quality from these cameos but seems like a fighter with good work rate and good passing yesterday as well.
 

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Still needs improvement. His role is RM.

 
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He was bad, and he shouldnt be starting

BUT

at no point did he give up, turn his back to goal, shy away from taking responsibility and got his reward at the end (unlike suso)
 

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This kid lacks sharpness and serie a experience.

If he doesn’t catch up soon he can gtfo.
 

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he can gtfo.

Had to happen the day he signed permanently :(

Has a lot of work to do if he wants to make it even as a sub for us. Might be an idea to loan him out next season to see if he can grow.
 

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Why did we sign permanently this guy again?
 

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not sure this guy has the chops for side mid buuut could be a surprise at RB if transitioned into it over time??? who knows
 

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not sure this guy has the chops for side mid buuut could be a surprise at RB if transitioned into it over time??? who knows

He can't defend well. He runs like headless chicken toward opponent players.

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If you only take his good moments he looks like some talent. But if you focus in all the mistakes and stupid moves he does during the game, kid hurts your eyes.

 

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Take what you said, apply it to any player in the world and recognize how worthless it is as a basis for judging a player. Saelemaekers is a good external player with a decent cross, ambipedal, unselfish, good engine, and he reads the game well. He's not fast, or flashy, and is physically weak. A good squad player, and for a low price.
 

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I followed this guy since his Anderlecht debut and i really thought he would be worse than Calabria.
After his performance against Lazio...i'm happy i was wrong. Let's see how high his potential can be.
 
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