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What arguments do I need? You expect him to talk in a press conference to console the fans who are upset like you? To me that sounds a bit ridiculous demand.
 

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He's the fucking captain of the team. We don't need to demand him to speak, he should know its his duty to speak at the time like this. Him being silent just shows he's not a leader and he's a captain only cause of the contract... Same as the Argentinian before him.
 
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He's the fucking captain of the team. We don't need to demand him to speak, he should know its his duty to speak at the time like this. Him being silent just shows he's not a leader and he's a captain only cause of the contract... Same as the Argentinian before him.
Why should he speak? This is football not a reality show. Shit happens everyone loses. His real duty is to go on and perform well for the next games.
 

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What arguments do I need? You expect him to talk in a press conference to console the fans who are upset like you? To me that sounds a bit ridiculous demand.
This isn't about consolement it's about captain acting as a captain. And I didn't mention anything about press conference, all I wanted was a post on insta two clicks away, particularly if you are doing it after EVERY game you have played in and especially after your agent was spewing shit about the team.

Now let me help you here, your only valid argument in all of this can be: he was sad, he maybe didn't want to see memes and insulting comments, on which I reply he is a pussy. That's it, hope that helped.
 

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I get the feeling Lautaro took this loss extremely hard. If anything he probably cares too much. He’s not an idiot. He knows his legacy and how he’s perceived especially after the World Cup. He wanted this more than anything. If anything his lack of social media or speaking the media shows he’s probably downright depressed.

The worrying thing with Lautaro is that mentally he seems to be losing the battle. I hate to bring up Icardi who is in my opinion is half the player Lautaro is, however there was always something about his mentality on the pitch. I would almost describe it as indifference. It wasn’t that he necessarily raised his game for the big moments it was just that he didn’t seem to care anymore than a regular day.

Lautaro obviously does let the outside pressure and expectations affect him. Realistically we haven’t seen the same player in Europe since he was linked to Barcelona. And even his Serie A form prior to last year was extremely hot and cold.

The question for him is whether he can turn it around with more experience and age. For some it does happen. It’s hard to remember now but some really great players had similar stigmas earlier in their career. CR7 and Robben come to mind. However for every player like that there is also a Higuain or Lukaku who never got over the hump.

It’s up to Lautaro to decide which path he’s going to take. He’s still only 26 so he hasn’t even entered his prime. He needs to use his phone to talk to a sports psychologist, not post on instagram.
 

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I get the feeling Lautaro took this loss extremely hard. If anything he probably cares too much. He’s not an idiot. He knows his legacy and how he’s perceived especially after the World Cup. He wanted this more than anything. If anything his lack of social media or speaking the media shows he’s probably downright depressed.

The worrying thing with Lautaro is that mentally he seems to be losing the battle. I hate to bring up Icardi who is in my opinion is half the player Lautaro is, however there was always something about his mentality on the pitch. I would almost describe it as indifference. It wasn’t that he necessarily raised his game for the big moments it was just that he didn’t seem to care anymore than a regular day.

Lautaro obviously does let the outside pressure and expectations affect him. Realistically we haven’t seen the same player in Europe since he was linked to Barcelona. And even his Serie A form prior to last year was extremely hot and cold.

The question for him is whether he can turn it around with more experience and age. For some it does happen. It’s hard to remember now but some really great players had similar stigmas earlier in their career. CR7 and Robben come to mind. However for every player like that there is also a Higuain or Lukaku who never got over the hump.

It’s up to Lautaro to decide which path he’s going to take. He’s still only 26 so he hasn’t even entered his prime. He needs to use his phone to talk to a sports psychologist, not post on instagram.
Icardi had too much going on at home to worry about what when on the pitch
 

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I get the feeling Lautaro took this loss extremely hard. If anything he probably cares too much. He’s not an idiot. He knows his legacy and how he’s perceived especially after the World Cup. He wanted this more than anything. If anything his lack of social media or speaking the media shows he’s probably downright depressed.

The worrying thing with Lautaro is that mentally he seems to be losing the battle. I hate to bring up Icardi who is in my opinion is half the player Lautaro is, however there was always something about his mentality on the pitch. I would almost describe it as indifference. It wasn’t that he necessarily raised his game for the big moments it was just that he didn’t seem to care anymore than a regular day.

Lautaro obviously does let the outside pressure and expectations affect him. Realistically we haven’t seen the same player in Europe since he was linked to Barcelona. And even his Serie A form prior to last year was extremely hot and cold.

The question for him is whether he can turn it around with more experience and age. For some it does happen. It’s hard to remember now but some really great players had similar stigmas earlier in their career. CR7 and Robben come to mind. However for every player like that there is also a Higuain or Lukaku who never got over the hump.

It’s up to Lautaro to decide which path he’s going to take. He’s still only 26 so he hasn’t even entered his prime. He needs to use his phone to talk to a sports psychologist, not post on instagram.


100% correct about Lautaro's reaction to the defeat. I believe it's largely due to the team's improved performance this season. The players have grasped what it takes to excel as a team, with clear roles and strategies, especially evident in our Serie A campaign. This loss against Atletico may signify the first major setback despite our cohesive playstyle. Last year, losses were more expected, and our success in the Champions League was somewhat miraculous. This season, however, there's a deeper disappointment because we know we're capable of more. The players knew that too.

Regarding his mentality vs. Icardi's; Maurito didnt care if it was a Serie C team's GK in a summer friendly match or Champions League Finals. But that all comes with a price, a price that Mauro is paying it right now - never reaching his potential, not even coming close, because of cheap reality tv show drama in his personal life. Not saying that the one is connected with the other, just in Mauro's case, seems like they are interconnected.

There's hope for Lauti's future improvement, especially considering his progress this season. He's already surpassed his previous seasons' performances, demonstrating growth with remarkable goals. While he may be nearing his peak potential, he's already massive asset for this team.

I expect him to improve his headers in the future a bit, and positioning in set pieces, and also his composure a bit. This is my real take, I'm not expecting some miracle.

The thing is he doesnt shy away in big matches totally. Whether it's providing an assist or initiating a goal-scoring opportunity by engaging in a duel and winning possession, he remains actively involved throughout. But yeah, he misses goals in Europe...
 

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He can miss one penalty every game if he always plays like this, couldn't care less. He is a problem, for any defender and goalkeeper in the league.
I thought his shot was going wide, nothing Carnesecchi could do.
No, actually not. He must score every penalty that awarded to him or Inter lose the match like Atletico.
 

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I know where this path with the constant postponing is leading. We already saw it with Skriniar. Just sell him for 100+ mln, and invest money in the squad.
 
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I know where this path with the constant postponing is learning. We already saw it with Skriniar. Just sell him for 100+ mln, and invest money in the squad.
As soon as Marotta starts talking about being calm, you already know its pretty much over.
 

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Lautaro to me still is a top striker.

There is only one thing that he should do to become a world class player though.

Stop taking penalties, like ever.

That's all.
 

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This isn't about consolement it's about captain acting as a captain. And I didn't mention anything about press conference, all I wanted was a post on insta two clicks away, particularly if you are doing it after EVERY game you have played in and especially after your agent was spewing shit about the team.
I aree. Although not the end of the world, his silence closely followed by his agents comments is definitely a bad look. As captain he should address the fans especially after a disappointjng loss. Did he speak at all after the game?
 

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This isn't about consolement it's about captain acting as a captain. And I didn't mention anything about press conference, all I wanted was a post on insta two clicks away, particularly if you are doing it after EVERY game you have played in and especially after your agent was spewing shit about the team.

Now let me help you here, your only valid argument in all of this can be: he was sad, he maybe didn't want to see memes and insulting comments, on which I reply he is a pussy. That's it, hope that helped.
Agreed 👍🏼 i remember the days when we were always losing and Zanetti apologize to the fans on the interview. Ramos even posted his remorse on social media and even blamed himself for the failures. Gerard also apologize after losing title lol. I expect Lautaro say something but he didn't, even when were under pressure i didn't saw him firing up his teammates. At least Hakan said sorry.
 
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Marotta said they will reach a conclusion before the end of season
 

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I think he will stay 2 years max, and they will agree with the salary of 10mil.
 
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