Denzel Dumfries

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not the first time he's done some dumb shit in the box. he got away with it earlier on in the season as well.
 

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Shit player. End of story.

Simply doesn't pass the eye test. His technique is so overtly mediocre and his clumsiness is conspicuous from a mile off. He's no Einstein when it comes to positioning or movement either.

He can't really cross for shit too, he ALWAYS tries to send in low balls. There's a certain level of technique required to put in a cross with the right amount of curl and make it drop at the right place - Cancelo has it for example, as does Cuadrado, but Dumfries doesn't. Hakimi was no Beckham but he made up for it with other excellent assets - assets Dumfries blatantly lacks.

Speaking of assets there can be no mistake now that Dumfries is NOT a fast player by any means either. If this was FIFA, he'd get a pace rating of 75. He just looks fast because he huffs and puffs and he seems physically powerful but in terms of raw speed he's as average as they come for a wing back.

At this point the best we can hope is to turn him into some slow-but-powerful, late runner into the box where he can find himself attacking the far post at the right time - like a really shit Gosens.

I know I'm repeating myself but there's a reason this guy was playing in the Eredivise until 25 years of age. And there's a reason PSV let their captain leave for just €12m. You get what you pay for.
 

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So far the only thing he has brought to us is his pace on the counter which this team lacks horribly. Unfortunately he seems to have extraordinarily poor decision making. I hope we start him vs empoli because he can be a weapon once/if he adapts. But as of now Darmian and Perisic are far above DiMarco and dumfries.
 

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Inzaghi isn't using him properly.
I dont think it related to how inzaghi use him, i dont think its matter of his football skills either, its just that this guy is a dumb, he almost always make the wrong decisions and dont think before he does things, that the bottom line...
 

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So a new right wingback is one of the two players we will target in winter.
 
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Interesting that rumours have started about a replacement.

The fact that Inzaghi prefers Darmian, that Dumfries has not managed to cement his place and giving away a penalty in the Italian Derby apparenmtly means that a move for Nandez is on the cards again.

In terms of quality, he would not even be a full-stop at the end of a Hakimi sentence. Dumfries should take his dopey performances and flailing legs back to the Netherlands where he can play as shit as he likes and will not be embarrassed on a weekly basis.
 
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I read he used to be a CB before one of his coaches switched him to RB. Maybe we can use him as RCB when resting Skriniar and De Vrij. For better or worse he is here with us, so we better find a way to get the best out of him.
 

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Interesting that rumours have started about a replacement.
No clue who is rumoured but I'd like us to go for Singo here on a short term deal (loan + option).

Cairo wouldn't do that, unless they're doomed to fall and he knows he's also losing Belotti on a free.

Dumfries can have good moments but those will be the exception, like Nagatomo.
 

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Too dumb to play CB, i guess.
 

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Too dumb to play CB, i guess.
He got more potential / ability to play CB than Dimarco.

If Dimarco, which is someone who doesn't tall and strong can play as CB, why Dumfries can't do it lol.
 

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Let's give this guy some love, despite his mistakes played a lot better in the 2nd half today. Keep improving guy!
 

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He can be useful but it's quite shocking how poor his technique is. Sadly i can't see a big room for improvement for this guy. And since he isn't going to learn how to control the ball or cross he needs to work on his defence and tactical awareness to at least become a defensively solid player.
 

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Let's give this guy some love, despite his mistakes played a lot better in the 2nd half today. Keep improving guy!
I think he has some mental problems a front of the goal, and i won't judge him about that. But, i've noticed that he stays too long upfront, and in some situations that is a big defensive liability. There was one occasion, in the second half, soon after the first goal, where Dzeko started a counter-attack and Dumbries rushed ahead, but Barella lost the ball. Then, Udinese commenced attack and Dumbfires didn't even come back! Their attack finished with a weak shot straight at Handanovic, but around 1 minute they were passing the ball all over the right flank, and Dumfries didn't bother to come back and to help his teammates. This is unacceptable.
 

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I think he has some mental problems a front of the goal, and i won't judge him about that. But, i've noticed that he stays too long upfront, and in some situations that is a big defensive liability. There was one occasion, in the second half, soon after the first goal, where Dzeko started a counter-attack and Dumbries rushed ahead, but Barella lost the ball. Then, Udinese commenced attack and Dumbfires didn't even come back! Their attack finished with a weak shot straight at Handanovic, but around 1 minute they were passing the ball all over the right flank, and Dumfries didn't bother to come back and to help his teammates. This is unacceptable.
You are correct, but I'm still hoping;)
 

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Feel bad for this guy. Has a solid second half with a great assist and he still gets shit on. Meanwhile there were countless games last year where Hakimi played like complete shit and nabbed one G/A and was hailed as the savior on here. I also don't like how Barella is ignoring him but I suppose it's Nico and you can't fault him.
 

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His attack positioning/awareness is good. His final pass is poor. Defence-wise, when it's a 1:1 situation, he's alright. But he doesn't know how to track back. This is concerning. Serie A is much less forgiving on this than other leagues.
 
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