Marcelo Brozović

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It's seems that Brozo is fulfilling slightly different roles under Spalletti, Conte and Indzaghi, but I like him now the most. Marotta should renew his contract asap as we don't have money enough for proper replacement anyway.
Brozo is playing his best football right now, hope he continues like this and renews with us.

To be fair, we have said that at times under Spalletti and Conte as well. My guess is that Brozo has his patches of brilliant form. He cannot do that consistently unfortunately. But what he does consistently is work really hard, and that helps too. Also he is gradually improving, experience & maturity is working in his favour.

Lets just hope we get to say the same every year.
 

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Though Di Marzio is not saying there is a clause to extend. He's saying there should be a clause to extend.

Could be something Pogba had with United. That the club can activate it, and United did it before Pogba could walk away / negotiate with other clubs.

I think we rather negotiate for a real extension and not just one additional so we rather have not activated it yet. Only if it looks it goes past New Year, then we activate it? (just as a precaution).
 

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We had something similar for D'Ambrosio. We couldn't find an agreement with his agent as he was asking for a 2-year contract so we just triggered the option to extend his contract.
 

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Just give gim the money he wants, he's our fucking engine, look at him pressing high the pitch before returning back. He's all over the pitch.

edit: he's unhappy about these changes by inzaghi, you can tell. he didnt even greet anyone on his way out, we're fucked. I agree that he was out of position many times tonight pressing the opposition CB's, but we'll never know if that was an instruction by master inzaghi or he was losing his mind. I repeat, he's the engine of this team, we all saw how this team behaved in the second half. He can take the ball, distribute it, dribble. Now look at Vecino.
 
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We had something similar for D'Ambrosio. We couldn't find an agreement with his agent as he was asking for a 2-year contract so we just triggered the option to extend his contract.
Yeah makes sense. I don't think that option were reported anywhere either.

But it makes sense IMO that there is such option because the club has been so quiet with the extension. It's not Marotta-esque to let asset like Brozovic walk away for nothing.
 

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Yeah makes sense. I don't think that option were reported anywhere either.

But it makes sense IMO that there is such option because the club has been so quiet with the extension. It's not Marotta-esque to let asset like Brozovic walk away for nothing.
I don't he think Marotta considers Brozo an asset.
 

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I agree that he was out of position many times tonight pressing the opposition CB's, but we'll never know if that was an instruction by master inzaghi or he was losing his mind.
I don't remember Lucas Leivia running around headlessly like this. He's DLP/Holding mid, he should hold his position at all times, not run around pressing the keeper. Smh.
 

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I don't remember Lucas Leivia running around headlessly like this. He's DLP/Holding mid, he should hold his position at all times, not run around pressing the keeper. Smh.
It's about the instructions. Under Spalletti he stayed strictly a front of the defense but now he has the freedom to run like headless chicken around. Not his fault though.
 

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It's about the instructions. Under Spalletti he stayed strictly a front of the defense but now he has the freedom to run like headless chicken around. Not his fault though.
Like I said, I don't remember Lucas Leivia doing this for Lazio.
 

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Whatever Locatelli was doing to "shield" the defence is what we need from Brozovic (when we're not chasing the game). I have no idea why Brozovic is so high up the pitch pressing defenders and goalkeepers smh.
 

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Yeah that's been our thing for 2 years. But I'd really like us to sign a proper defensive midfielder for once. Just to have different kind of option. Gagliardini doesn't apply to this.

Basically the 3 CBs make it possible that Brozo can press high up the pitch since one of the CBs then follow the forward if he drops to the empty space in front of the defence.
 

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Yeah that's been our thing for 2 years. But I'd really like us to sign a proper defensive midfielder for once. Just to have different kind of option. Gagliardini doesn't apply to this.

Basically the 3 CBs make it possible that Brozo can press high up the pitch since one of the CBs then follow the forward if he drops to the empty space in front of the defence.
You can see how much Anguissa has changed the Napoli midfield and he’s a guy who was at Fulham/Villarreal. Idrissa Gueye was one of the best players for PSG against City. He is 32 and just made the move last year, he was admittedly at a slightly bigger club in Everton. However it just goes to show how much that type of player is necessary in football now. Even if he’s not of the highest quality the job has to be done by someone in midfield. We have missed that type of player since Cambiasso. I like Brozovic but no one else is winning with that type of player at the base of their midfield.
 

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Yeah good shout. Anguissa has been perhaps the best signing in Serie A so far. We definitely should go for similar type of player and indeed look for the market because there are opportunities as shown by Napoli and PSG.
 

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You can see how much Anguissa has changed the Napoli midfield and he’s a guy who was at Fulham/Villarreal. Idrissa Gueye was one of the best players for PSG against City. He is 32 and just made the move last year, he was admittedly at a slightly bigger club in Everton. However it just goes to show how much that type of player is necessary in football now. Even if he’s not of the highest quality the job has to be done by someone in midfield. We have missed that type of player since Cambiasso. I like Brozovic but no one else is winning with that type of player at the base of their midfield.
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