Stefano Sensi

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You do the same compare him to someone just randomly, without any sensible arguments.
The macheda analogy started after you called sensi's 1 or 2 month spell here class. Wasn't Macheda's first few months at Man Utd class as well? They might have gone down the drain for different reason, but the gist is still the same. They were good for a short period of time. Your kind of reminiscence should be reserved for people like Recoba and Adriano, not fucking Sensi.
 

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The macheda analogy started after you called sensi's 1 or 2 month spell here class.
But he was class, there were even rumors that top clubs like City are interested in him.
Wasn't Macheda's first few months at Man Utd class as well?
No. He just scored couple of goals here and there, similar to Chicharito. He wasn't even a starter, but came in as sub.
They might have gone down the drain for different reason, but the gist is still the same.
What is the gist actually? You compared him to Macheda as pure class, which is not true, because Macheda is forward with no skills except some poacher tap-ins, while Sensi was an integral part of Inter when he was fit. And in fact, he still could be IF he manages to stay fit. Macheda cannot play top football anymore because he has never been a classy player, with or without any IFs.
They were good for a short period of time.
Sensi is still good, his body unfortunately is not.
 

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But he was class, there were even rumors that top clubs like City are interested in him.

No. He just scored couple of goals here and there, similar to Chicharito. He wasn't even a starter, but came in as sub.

What is the gist actually? You compared him to Macheda as pure class, which is not true, because Macheda is forward with no skills except some poacher tap-ins, while Sensi was an integral part of Inter when he was fit. And in fact, he still could be IF he manages to stay fit. Macheda cannot play top football anymore because he has never been a classy player, with or without any IFs.

Sensi is still good, his body unfortunately is not.

Macheda was highly rated prospect and he was playing for Man Utd, a top club at that moment. Sadly, he never realized his potential. The gist is they both had a short lived good performance at top club. Keep living in the If world though.
 

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Macheda was highly rated prospect and he was playing for Man Utd, a top club at that moment. Sadly, he never realized his potential. The gist is they both had a short lived good performance at top club. Keep living in the If world though.
If you think so. I never thought for Macheda as a top prospect. And back then, I used to watch Man U because of Berbatov, it's not like I haven't watched him.
It seems we have different understanding for the word "class".
 

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If you think so. I never thought for Macheda as a top prospect. And back then, I used to watch Man U because of Berbatov, it's not like I haven't watched him.
It seems we have different understanding for the word "class".
Just using your metric from Sensi. He was really good in those 2 months and played like a poor man Iniesta, but definitely not class.
 

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Sensi would be a good, even great footballer if his body would be fit for the sport. But it isn't. So he's not a good footballer since no one can rely him to stay fit.

For example one extra aspect in Lautaro what makes him so goddamn good is he's almost never injured. He's so reliable, so dependable. The exact opposite of Sensi.

Part of the equation of a great player is his availability to the coach. Obviously.
 

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Sensi would be a good, even great footballer if his body would be fit for the sport. But it isn't. So he's not a good footballer since no one can rely him to stay fit.

For example one extra aspect in Lautaro what makes him so goddamn good is he's almost never injured. He's so reliable, so dependable. The exact opposite of Sensi.

Part of the equation of a great player is his availability to the coach. Obviously.
I never understand why people romanticize player who can't stay fit. I'd understand if the player was amazing for at least a few years and then get ruined after an injury. Sensi was good at higher level for 2 months, the sample size is way too small to extrapolate.
 

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I never understand why people romanticize player who can't stay fit. I'd understand if the player was amazing for at least a few years and then get ruined after an injury. Sensi was good at higher level for 2 months, the sample size is way too small to extrapolate.
Because players like Recoba or Ronaldo would've been Messis before Messi if they stayed fit.

And because a fit Sensi would be in our first team or at least the first choice off the bench at Inter, easily ever since 2019.

Maybe you don't agree with that last statement, but that's is okay. We don't have to agree on anything. To me, Sensi is clearly a baller. Be it as a vice Hakan or in a role closer to the goal.
 

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Because players like Recoba or Ronaldo would've been Messis before Messi if they stayed fit.
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Precisely my point.
Maybe you don't agree with that last statement, but that's is okay. We don't have to agree on anything. To me, Sensi is clearly a baller. Be it as a vice Hakan or in a role closer to the goal.
Fair.
 

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Because players like Recoba or Ronaldo would've been Messis before Messi if they stayed fit.

And because a fit Sensi would be in our first team or at least the first choice off the bench at Inter, easily ever since 2019.

Maybe you don't agree with that last statement, but that's is okay. We don't have to agree on anything. To me, Sensi is clearly a baller. Be it as a vice Hakan or in a role closer to the goal.
Farm in La Masia and you could find a dozen of "baller" in your eyes. Easily.
That's the physical and mental aspects that stand one out. Sensi has neither. Jesus Christ flop Bojan Krkic had a better career than him.
Vice Hakan? Lol, he should manage to tie his shoestring without dislocation first :lol:
 

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I know this debate happened before. And yeah, I agree, it doesn't matter how good you are if you miss most of the season...especially if that happens every season. I understand the frustration, but that is a part of the game. We are very lucky that most of our best players rarely get injured for more than 1 game. Very lucky.

But! Last season, Sensi actually featured a lot which gives me cause for hope (you can call me foolish). And I like how he plays, what he brings to the table. I think Inter knows how good Sensi is and is also hoping he gets to show that finally for a long stretch of time. Feels like he is a fairly likeable guy in the squad. If I have to choose between one of injury bois (Sanchez, Correa or Sensi), it's the latter for me. Especially since he can slot in midfield or behind the striker.
 

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Inter board be like: "let's hope Sensi comes good in 3 games so we can extend his contract for another 3 years. He's class!"
 

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Sensi would be a good, even great footballer if his body would be fit for the sport. But it isn't. So he's not a good footballer since no one can rely him to stay fit.

For example one extra aspect in Lautaro what makes him so goddamn good is he's almost never injured. He's so reliable, so dependable. The exact opposite of Sensi.

Part of the equation of a great player is his availability to the coach. Obviously.
He is not a good footballer is a wrong take. He is damaged good, but bad footballer? No way. All I know that these short time he was healthy he was better baller than mighty Nicolo the stupid. I dont care what his fanboys thinks. Yea, Raul is a football legend but was he a better player than Recoba? I dont think so, same analogy here. Yea, he achieved more but in terms of football ability and talent he is not better that Recoba. Macheda my ass, that guy was Gagliardini of strikers. Sensi had a great talent and big potential that was ruined by his fragile physicality.
 
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Nah, it's not like that. Training and preseason matches helps a lot to inform where the player is currently. Sensi must be doing something right atm

If Sensi has 3 good matches the whole season, they will not give him an extension. But if Sensi shows more on training than Klaasen, then I'd rather keep Sensi and sell Klassen somewhere else. Shame he is made of glass. What gives me hope is that there are certain players like Robben, that were made of glass but then played more in the later half of their careers. There is not a lot of them, but it can happen.
 

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Nah, it's not like that. Training and preseason matches helps a lot to inform where the player is currently. Sensi must be doing something right atm

If Sensi has 3 good matches the whole season, they will not give him an extension. But if Sensi shows more on training than Klaasen, then I'd rather keep Sensi and sell Klassen somewhere else. Shame he is made of glass. What gives me hope is that there are certain players like Robben, that were made of glass but then played more in the later half of their careers. There is not a lot of them, but it can happen.
I just dont understand that in 2023 his problems cant be solved. If he is really a cripple then why is he still in the squad? What is his status and is there any real explanation about what is a cause of his consistent re-injuries etc.. I am def not for keeping him in current state, its waste of time and money, but if his problems could be solved (like with Robben) he would be luxury back up midfielder and our only scoring midfielder this roster desperately needs.
 

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He is not a good footballer is a wrong take. He is damaged good, but bad footballer? No way. All I know that these short time he was healthy he was better baller than mighty Nicolo the stupid. I dont care what his fanboys thinks. Yea, Raul is a football legend but was he a better player than Recoba? I dont think so, same analogy here. Yea, he achieved more but in terms of football ability and talent he is not better that Recoba. Macheda my ass, that guy was Gagliardini of strikers. Sensi had a great talent and big potential that was ruined by his fragile physicality.
I didn't say he's bad footballer. But he's not good, if he can't be used. If he's constantly injured, coach cannot use him, coach cannot rely on him being available during the season thus coach cannot plan how he's gonna use the squad, what player's role is going to be etc. etc.

Thus, he's not a good footballer. When he's fit, he's great but that's something you see rarely. Just like with Recoba. Wasted talent.
 

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Nah, it's not like that. Training and preseason matches helps a lot to inform where the player is currently. Sensi must be doing something right atm

If Sensi has 3 good matches the whole season, they will not give him an extension. But if Sensi shows more on training than Klaasen, then I'd rather keep Sensi and sell Klassen somewhere else. Shame he is made of glass. What gives me hope is that there are certain players like Robben, that were made of glass but then played more in the later half of their careers. There is not a lot of them, but it can happen.
What make you think a club do everything regarding their decisions on the players? What someone like Correa, Vecino, Gagliardini and etc did right to be bought for that amount and stay with the club for years? Stop this nonsense with making excuses and playing IF games. No matter what Sensi did in his first 2 months here, he struggled enough with injuries even in his first season that any sane club would not have made his deal permanent. Now we're here years later, still making excuses and far fetched scenariors about why he still deserves to be here.
 

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We really don't know how it looks when Inter players are training. It could be that Sensi is a standout player, so that is why he is still being picked for the bench after all these years. Then he comes on the pitch and somehow gets injured. It's bad luck.

I just can't hate on the dude, I know how it is. I was playing football a lot until I was 25. Then my right knee suddenly started acting up and I had issues every month. I had to stop playing any sports, because it was basically affecting my life. It really, really suck, not being able to do what you love.

At least Sensi has professional medical personnel to help him. I'd rather hope for him to have this final great season with us than just dismissing him completely. And if he sign him again, great. And if we don't, fuck it, at least we tried.
 
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