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How tall Camarda is?

According to my calculations based on this old pic he's 148cm here

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I'm not convinced of David. Our attack is fine for now. It's our defense and midfield that don't know how to link up well, which is why our attack either looks great or toothless with no in between because we don't seem to understand how to play as a team.

Anyone know who's played the most successful passes in Serie A this season? Tomori. By almost 10%. Within our own squad, Reindeer's played the most passes of our midfielders, and it's fully half as many passes completed as Tomori, despite Reindeer playing more minutes than him. Why are we not getting our midfield involved? Why is Tomori expected to provide every single sort of pass we need in order to facilitate our "don't pass to me" midfield and confused, semi-inverted-not-sure-what-we're-doing fullbacks?

We desperately need a ball playing midfielder who wants the ball and can move it forward quickly. This is asking for a lot. I understand that we essentially need a world class midfielder. But, I mean, boo hoo - we're Milan. We're really settling for Krunic?

Bennacer is there, and can fill that role admirably well, but it has been, is, and will be irresponsible to more or less hinge our entire season on one guy coming back from a serious injury and expecting him to walk into our team and dominate. I think he may, but it remains that it's foolish to do this to him. It's not fair.

I'm not expecting any signings of great impact this January. Even if we do bring in David and Miranda or something, David won't start over Giroud, and Theo is Theo. Full strength in January, if everyone is healthy and stays to play with us and so on is as follows:

Mike
Calabria - Thiaw - Tomori - Theo
Ruben - Bennacer
Pulisic - Reindeer - Leao
Giroud

Our midfield is bad enough that I think RLC needs to be more involved, pushing Reindeer up to link more with our forwards, which also allows Ben to play his game. Giroud is unavoidable still, I feel. He is hot and cold, but on form he's still phenomenal.
 

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Also, we should not be calling up Camarda. With how Pioli threw Musah under the bus, I don't trust him to do him right. We'll be losing or drawing and Padre will put him on the last 10 minutes, he'll do nothing, won't score, and then feel defeated for having not saved the day. Then we'll ship him back to the primavera with tanked confidence and we'll stunt his growth.

Don't do it to him like that, please.
 

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I'm not convinced of David. Our attack is fine for now. It's our defense and midfield that don't know how to link up well, which is why our attack either looks great or toothless with no in between because we don't seem to understand how to play as a team.

Anyone know who's played the most successful passes in Serie A this season? Tomori. By almost 10%. Within our own squad, Reindeer's played the most passes of our midfielders, and it's fully half as many passes completed as Tomori, despite Reindeer playing more minutes than him. Why are we not getting our midfield involved? Why is Tomori expected to provide every single sort of pass we need in order to facilitate our "don't pass to me" midfield and confused, semi-inverted-not-sure-what-we're-doing fullbacks?

We desperately need a ball playing midfielder who wants the ball and can move it forward quickly. This is asking for a lot. I understand that we essentially need a world class midfielder. But, I mean, boo hoo - we're Milan. We're really settling for Krunic?

Bennacer is there, and can fill that role admirably well, but it has been, is, and will be irresponsible to more or less hinge our entire season on one guy coming back from a serious injury and expecting him to walk into our team and dominate. I think he may, but it remains that it's foolish to do this to him. It's not fair.

I'm not expecting any signings of great impact this January. Even if we do bring in David and Miranda or something, David won't start over Giroud, and Theo is Theo. Full strength in January, if everyone is healthy and stays to play with us and so on is as follows:

Mike
Calabria - Thiaw - Tomori - Theo
Ruben - Bennacer
Pulisic - Reindeer - Leao
Giroud

Our midfield is bad enough that I think RLC needs to be more involved, pushing Reindeer up to link more with our forwards, which also allows Ben to play his game. Giroud is unavoidable still, I feel. He is hot and cold, but on form he's still phenomenal.
Milan have a capable (not ideal, not World class nor exceptional) but do have a midfield capable of playing the ball forward more efficiently. They could pass and move the ball better but this ultimately returns to the primary issue. Pioli’s tactical set up causes utter confusion.

I’m not going into major detail on this - we all know and have all discussed this to death for what seems like an eternity. The link/build up play, passing, through passing onto the wings and creativity in general could be much better if the players were played to better tactical variations. Instead of insisting on 1v1 dribble battles or trying to bulldoze every opponent.

Reijnders being a prime example he is so busy following other instructions he rarely gets the chance to be in the area where he could be most effective. Adli as well (yes he has made stupid errors who hasn’t ?) but he could easily be the passing player Milan need if allowed to play his instinctive game.

Pioli has the bones of a good team, an efficient team. It is his tactical stubbornness that is crippling the overall effectiveness of that team.
 
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When you are looking at metrics like most accurate passes or who made most passes, you need to check most forward long range passes. No lateral and backwards or 2 inch passes that krubitch makes which is the size of his erect dick.
 
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I guess I’m like @Qaas in that regard.

I have a soft spot for United too. I loved our period in the 2000s when both of us dominated Europe. So I guess I felt nostalgic about them and hope they come on top soon.

Maldini going to United would definitely give me a big reason to support them. They were still my most preferred epl team before that anyway.
Maldini going to man utd. Time to support them for me too. Said no one ever.
Nha. Just can't. I will support Maldini but naaa. Milan4life.
 

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I guess I’m like @Qaas in that regard.

I have a soft spot for United too. I loved our period in the 2000s when both of us dominated Europe. So I guess I felt nostalgic about them and hope they come on top soon.

Maldini going to United would definitely give me a big reason to support them. They were still my most preferred epl team before that anyway.
Fucking what
 

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I guess I’m like @Qaas in that regard.

I have a soft spot for United too. I loved our period in the 2000s when both of us dominated Europe. So I guess I felt nostalgic about them and hope they come on top soon.

Maldini going to United would definitely give me a big reason to support them. They were still my most preferred epl team before that anyway.
Kill me now
 

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I guess I’m like @Qaas in that regard.

I have a soft spot for United too. I loved our period in the 2000s when both of us dominated Europe. So I guess I felt nostalgic about them and hope they come on top soon.

Maldini going to United would definitely give me a big reason to support them. They were still my most preferred epl team before that anyway.
^Worst take in the history of sports fans
 

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Also, we should not be calling up Camarda. With how Pioli threw Musah under the bus, I don't trust him to do him right. We'll be losing or drawing and Padre will put him on the last 10 minutes, he'll do nothing, won't score, and then feel defeated for having not saved the day. Then we'll ship him back to the primavera with tanked confidence and we'll stunt his growth.

Don't do it to him like that, please.
Need to get him locked into a pro contract as well before we showcase him to the world

15 is also absurd, he should be playing for us until 17 at the least

Also, don’t want him anywhere near Pioli’s medical staff, I don’t want this kid to become another Pato
 
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