FIF's dramatic last day of the mercato thread: winter 2022

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They're already on a 9 game unbeaten streak in the league and they've already significantly closed the gap between themselves and 4th place. Now they've signed the best forward in the league plus Zakaria who will improve their midfield.

It might take them time to adjust and all that, but at the same time it might not. Plenty of new players, especially those from within the league, often hit the ground running. Regardless, it's not like Vlahovic is going to forget how to kick a ball all of a sudden. Any chances fall to him and you can bet he'll be deadlier than Morata.

Looking at their competition, Atalanta have gone through an injury crisis while Napoli are a massive bottlejob just waiting to happen. Milan may falter too.

I've been saying this even when juve were in 9th place or whatever - they will make top 4. While it's just my personal opinion, after the mercato they've had, I think their chances have gone from 90% to 95%.
Vlahovic is a beast and will no doubt get his goals but getting Zakaria doesn’t necessarily fix their midfield immediately. I’ll put their chances at like 60/40 for making cl because Milan and Napoli are liable to collapse at any moment. Max knows how to get over the line but they still play some dogshit football.
 

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I think jube's problems is creating chances, and I don't know how Zakaria will fix it. It will be more of the same - ugly defending and hope that Vlahovic or Morata will score.
 

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If we are getting Frattesi in the summer, then I won't mind Nandez as well for 5th choice in midfield. His value has been set to ~15m by Juve now, and should be even lower in the summer. Him for 5th choice is a good deal, with Gags for 6th.
 

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Lol dybala as the lautaro spare ain't happening
 

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If we are getting Frattesi in the summer, then I won't mind Nandez as well for 5th choice in midfield. His value has been set to ~15m by Juve now, and should be even lower in the summer. Him for 5th choice is a good deal, with Gags for 6th.
Not the player we need. If we have already signed Frattesi then we should go after a creative midfielder who can challenge Hakan. If he can also play in Brozovic position it would be an added bonus. Nandez makes no sense now.
Lol dybala as the lautaro spare ain't happening
But in reality that's the role we should have in mind for Dybala. Sanchez replacement. I agree it's unrealistic but current Dybala isn't worth selling Lautaro.
 

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Lol dybala as the lautaro spare ain't happening
Yeah, and Sanchez is not such a fool to leave Inter at that salary. So Dybala will not be there for sure. The question is whether Correa will be there, he has not justified himself yet
 

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Not the player we need. If we have already signed Frattesi then we should go after a creative midfielder who can challenge Hakan. If he can also play in Brozovic position it would be an added bonus. Nandez makes no sense now.

But in reality that's the role we should have in mind for Dybala. Sanchez replacement. I agree it's unrealistic but current Dybala isn't worth selling Lautaro.
Nandez will be much better than Dumfries and Sensi, so it makes sense.
 

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How is Nandez better than Dumfries??? Denzel has 3 g 5a in half the season, picking up huge form lately, getting accustumed to calcio. Nandez attributes are nowhere near Dumfries. Can't pass, can't score, isnt quick, usual grinta south american that can foul hard, nothing else.

We are lucky we didnt buy Nandez with some stupid loan and obligation and chose the dutch .
 

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my prediction so far. D'Ambrosio, Ranocchia, new CB guys (Luiz Felipe???) still probably 50-50 though. Martinez-Dybala also probably 50-50.
 
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Realistically, Pinamonti wont be here, I expect us to keep Correa (sadly), too.
 

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so Juve squad is atm:
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Danilo - De Ligt - Bonucci - Sandro
Cuadrado - Lucatelli - Zakaria - McKennie
Vlahovic - Morata

Subs:
Pinsoglio - Perin (injured)
Pelligrini - Chiellini - Rugani - De Scilgio
Arthur - Rabiot - Bernardeschi
Dybala - Kean - Jorge

sounds poor on paper, lacks quality depth, they can still shit the bed
 

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so Juve squad is atm:
Szczezny
Danilo - De Ligt - Bonucci - Sandro
Cuadrado - Lucatelli - Zakaria - McKennie
Vlahovic - Morata

Subs:
Pinsoglio - Perin (injured)
Pelligrini - Chiellini - Rugani - De Scilgio
Arthur - Rabiot - Bernardeschi
Dybala - Kean - Jorge

sounds poor on paper, lacks quality depth, they can still shit the bed
So why cant we beat these fucks this season in 90minutes at home? Two times we played against them. They are not that bad and we are not that good. People love here to underestimate rube or Bbilan. What about us? We only beat fkn Napoli at home, cant beat any stronger opponent this season so far. Maybe we are not that strong, maybe we are overrated, maybe Lautaro and Alexis, Brozo or DeVrij looks great on paper but are not in reality? We'll know this in a month or two.
 

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actually this squad could win Serie A but for this season they fucked up already

it all depends on how good we do this upcoming summer, but it's good that Juve made some moves, it motivates Marotta, Zhang and others
 

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so Juve squad is atm:
Szczezny
Danilo - De Ligt - Bonucci - Sandro
Cuadrado - Lucatelli - Zakaria - McKennie
Vlahovic - Morata

Subs:
Pinsoglio - Perin (injured)
Pelligrini - Chiellini - Rugani - De Scilgio
Arthur - Rabiot - Bernardeschi
Dybala - Kean - Jorge

sounds poor on paper, lacks quality depth, they can still shit the bed

Looks pretty strong to me. Luckily they are so behind us this season that I am not worried for this season. They are a bigger threat to Atalanta, Napoli and Milan.

Next season its going to be tough. Specially if Juve beat us in the mercato again.
 

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So why cant we beat these fucks this season in 90minutes at home? Two times we played against them. They are not that bad and we are not that good. People love here to underestimate rube or Bbilan. What about us? We only beat fkn Napoli at home, cant beat any stronger opponent this season so far. Maybe we are not that strong, maybe we are overrated, maybe Lautaro and Alexis, Brozo or DeVrij looks great on paper but are not in reality? We'll know this in a month or two.
because there are 18 other teams in the league, you can't expect them to maintain their motivation against every single one of those teams to get 45 points in 15 matches, on the other hand we might have lost a couple of matches here and there but ended up on top because of depth amongst other reasons
 
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Looks pretty strong to me. Luckily they are so behind us this season that I am not worried for this season. They are a bigger threat to Atalanta, Napoli and Milan.

Next season its going to be tough. Specially if Juve beat us in the mercato again.
true that, they've started establishing a good core to build around next seasons, our management should respond to it accordingly
 

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actually this squad could win Serie A but for this season they fucked up already

it all depends on how good we do this upcoming summer, but it's good that Juve made some moves, it motivates Marotta, Zhang and others
People thought the same about Juve at the start of the season but they're currently 5th. They had a great mercato but let's see how this transforms into the pitch.
 

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People thought the same about Juve at the start of the season but they're currently 5th. They had a great mercato but let's see how this transforms into the pitch.
Juve will make the CL this year, if they play like shit. The referees will help them with the points.
 
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