The Rumour Commode XXXIV: From Mandela to Mugabe

Do you owe a jersey from other club/s?

  • Yes, from a tier 1 club (man u, chelsea, bayern, barca, etc)

    Votes: 8 8.7%
  • Yes, from a tier 2 club (leicester, leipzig, roma, sevilla)

    Votes: 3 3.3%
  • Yes, from a tier 3 club (midtable/lower rank club)

    Votes: 12 13.0%
  • I am da Milan and da Milan only

    Votes: 77 83.7%

  • Total voters
    92
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legitimate concern.

Manolas & Koulibaly didn't work as well as one would have expected. too similar. Koulibaly is forming a better partnership with Rahmani(?)

obviously, problem is not the potential partner being fast (hell! that'd be great) but how other aspects of their games complement each other. how their (tactical) habits complement each other.
of course he can't be slow, that's a big no no...but other characteristics are more important...

that's for a partner. now at some point we would need a back up for Tomori...and if the potential partner also has some speed in addition to other more important traits he should have. then we have hit the jackpot.
so far Milenkovic seems like "it" to me...as for the young ones, Omeragic, i like.
I feel like Milenkovic is better in a low(ish) block system. Whenever he has to follow his man 1v1 he ends up fouling and collecting cards. Otherwise he has the height and strength that would be useful in defending corners/setpieces and he pops up for a few goals per season as well.
 

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I feel like Milenkovic is better in a low(ish) block system. Whenever he has to follow his man 1v1 he ends up fouling and collecting cards. Otherwise he has the height and strength that would be useful in defending corners/setpieces and he pops up for a few goals per season as well.
possible. i've watched 3-4 full games, he seemed good. we "expert scouts" do most of our job on youtube compilations, designed to make em look good. even though you see a lot, you also miss a lot too.
i also have this bad habit of being on my phone half of the time when watching non-Milan games.

anyway, i sleep peacefully at night, knowing Maldini is the one doing the recruiting, especially when it comes to defenders. i know whoever coming will have a stamp of authenticity (1v1, proactive/aggressive/courageaous and more) ...even if he brings Ranocchia (jk), i'd know he see shit in him that my brain can't grasp.
 

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Botman looks like the slightly slower but commanding leader needed next to Tomori. I'm down for him.

Christensen would be just sick. I would kiss LocalHero.
 

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Botman looks like the slightly slower but commanding leader needed next to Tomori. I'm down for him.

Christensen would be just sick. I would kiss LocalHero.
he does seem to have that "authoritah"

Christensen seems to me like a Varane ... needs his Ramos.
 

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Courage, Bravery, Authority, Sacrifice ...even Malice. those are things that i pay more attention to lately.
i think we need 1 or 2 "bad" guys for when Zlatan retires. not talking about the incoming defender...but in general.

team shouldn't play us thinking they can rough us up. or intimidate some of our gentler players...they must know that if they do, they'll get Azpilicueta-ed
 
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also Christensen gets little knocks every now and then...groin here, Hamstring there...bringing him to Milan (which i believe is another "journalist" invention) would be like putting fire and gas together.
 

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I feel like Milenkovic is better in a low(ish) block system. Whenever he has to follow his man 1v1 he ends up fouling and collecting cards. Otherwise he has the height and strength that would be useful in defending corners/setpieces and he pops up for a few goals per season as well.
I look at Milenkovic as similar to Skirinar, but he's less clumsy, but same style of defender. Suffice to say, I think Skirinar is one of the most overrated defenders on the earth, he just hits people, and gets away with it (in Italy) because he plays for a big team.

Personally, I rate Bremer higher than Milenkovic, but I'm not as familiar with Bremer (just watched him this season) as I am with Milenkovic, to be fair.

From what little I've seen of Becir Omeragic, he seems very similar to Romagnoli. He has a very similar style, and while he's strong, especially for his age, he doesn't seem to have that much pace. But maybe I'm wrong about him?

Kjaer isn't slow, and I think if you look at most of our recruitment for the last two years, in general, we look for pace, and I imagine whatever defender we get next will have speed in his arsenal.
 

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I look at Milenkovic as similar to Skirinar, but he's less clumsy, but same style of defender. Suffice to say, I think Skirinar is one of the most overrated defenders on the earth, he just hits people, and gets away with it (in Italy) because he plays for a big team.

Personally, I rate Bremer higher than Milenkovic, but I'm not as familiar with Bremer (just watched him this season) as I am with Milenkovic, to be fair.

From what little I've seen of Becir Omeragic, he seems very similar to Romagnoli. He has a very similar style, and while he's strong, especially for his age, he doesn't seem to have that much pace. But maybe I'm wrong about him?

Kjaer isn't slow, and I think if you look at most of our recruitment for the last two years, in general, we look for pace, and I imagine whatever defender we get next will have speed in his arsenal.

There is no chance that Maldini will add another slow defender to the roster. He will look for a fast defender that's good in one on one's.
 

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I look at Milenkovic as similar to Skirinar, but he's less clumsy, but same style of defender. Suffice to say, I think Skirinar is one of the most overrated defenders on the earth, he just hits people, and gets away with it (in Italy) because he plays for a big team.
nothing wrong with having a brute as long as he gets the job done
 

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nothing wrong with having a brute as long as he gets the job done
Skirinar is a terrible defender, he gets destroyed nearly every time he plays outside of Italy. He doesn't get the job done.

Also, refs aren't exactly our friend.
 

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Anyone read Kalulu's interview. Sounds interesting a highly intelligent young man. I've not read an interview like that from one of our guys for a while. Seems quite sincere and focused.
 

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I just want to see Gazidis firing people again. This time all athletic coaches, phisios, medical staff and people in charge of what do players eat.

If Milan wants a serious project these things need to be sorted.

Then mercato. But why to buy players when they will get muscle injury after preoarations from these clowns.
 

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Liverpool is doing us a massive favor. Their lineup is very weak.
 

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I look at Milenkovic as similar to Skirinar, but he's less clumsy, but same style of defender. Suffice to say, I think Skirinar is one of the most overrated defenders on the earth, he just hits people, and gets away with it (in Italy) because he plays for a big team.

Personally, I rate Bremer higher than Milenkovic, but I'm not as familiar with Bremer (just watched him this season) as I am with Milenkovic, to be fair.

From what little I've seen of Becir Omeragic, he seems very similar to Romagnoli. He has a very similar style, and while he's strong, especially for his age, he doesn't seem to have that much pace. But maybe I'm wrong about him?

Kjaer isn't slow, and I think if you look at most of our recruitment for the last two years, in general, we look for pace, and I imagine whatever defender we get next will have speed in his arsenal.
Milenko is also clumsy, Ajer-like defender.
 

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Milenkovic is not starting material for us. Great rotation options, but levels below Tomori. And he is terrible 1 vs 1 which is Romagnoli's worst characteristic.
 

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No one expected Maldini to loan Tomori from Chelsea and he turned out to be a stud. Milenkovic seems a lazy rumour. Maldini will have a list of players that none of us are thinking off.
 

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