Denzel Dumfries

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  • 2 - Close to a useless player, who will add nothing to the team besides filling the CL quota

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RotterdamNerazzurri

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I don't know what do you mean by talentless? He can pass the ball, that is already more talent than Schelotto. He knows how to tackle, that is talent enough. Granted he doesn't have the ball control of a Zanetti or the technique of a Perišić, but I'm sure he deserves a bit more respect than being called talentless.

Football is not for people with no talent and no understanding for the game. Dumfries has that in spades.
On the other hand Dumfries is the definition of: Hard work beats talent, when talent refuse to work hard. The guy was on amateur level when he was 18 years old. Was told he wasn’t good enough for Sparta, not good enough for Heerenveen, not good enough for PSV and shouldn’t be an option for the Dutch NT. He’s currently for the third year in a row a regular starter for Inter, played a CL-final and named the most important player of the Dutch NT the last couple of months.

He for sure isn’t the most gifted talent wise, but man, what a persuasiveness this guy has. Immense respect for Dumbfries imo.
 

CoolMan44

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Since watching the Netherlands match versus USA in the World Cup, I always thought Dumfries works better with those cutbacks rather than 'forward' crosses. The weight on the ball on his forward crosses is not always on point, but he's good on these cutbacks. Cutbacks in general are very difficult for teams to defend as a lot of midfielders fail to track runners on top of the penalty box. Both of his assists for Thuram's goal have been similar.

Hope to see more of this. He finished last season in Serie A with 1 goal 4 assists. He already has 2 goals and 3 assist so has equalled his goal contribution.
 

Gaindé

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This version of Dumfries is one of the best RB/RWB in the world, imo.
 

wera

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I like him better now because he is better. And jf he'll look like he doesn't care or keep fucking up simple things, I'll be a hater again.
 

Alex de Large

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I have not seen him taking a shit, effort is unquestionable, but of course players like Hakimi are still more talented and technical. Him and Lautaro are some of the guys who represent this Warrior Inter we want to see.
 

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I really think he can reach Cafu's or Maicon's level in the long run, he has the physic and speed, along with the good basic technique also he does not do those one dimensional plays, he tries to play accordingly to the situation and teammates, one example I can think of is even for the first match he played for Inter, when he received the ball up front he tried to protect it for possession, instead of rushing for the break through which is more often what he did for the national team. This also explains why he appears to be slow on acting, cause he is trying to read his teammates movements, and he is not familiar with them at this point. His current weakness though I would say is his def skills set you can see he gets beaten a lot and seem quite clueless on how to limit the man he is marking, but at least he has the work ethic for it, which he keeps tracking back and trying.
See what did I say about this guy; I TOLD YOU GUYS!!!!
 

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The most interesting thing about him to me is that he can play poorly for the whole game, but he will still assist for a goal in the same game.
 

wera

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Is that interesting tho? That can happen to literally any player. He might have better perseverance and focus this season than some others, but even his teammate Barella - who is having an unfocused season - will get assists while having shit games, I'm sure.
 

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He seemingly takes a page or two from Perisic and cuntdrado playbook. It is a nice surprise to see Dumfries can take on his defender and set himself to launch a comfortable cross. That or perhaps Zalewski completely sucks.
 

CoolMan44

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Pretty much all of his crosses were dangerous today. I believe two of them resulted in chances from Thuram (that Patricio saved) and Pavard's miss. He also had a good cross that Llorente blocked.
 

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and also outran Lukaku to the ball one time which I loved to see
 

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Dumfries is with Lautaro and Thuram the main reason why our season has been great so far. He is our most improved player in the last 5-6 months imo, you'd struggle to find a bad performance from him in this period and even if you find it, he will still have put a real warrior performance on.
 

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What about De Vrij? He improved too.
 
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