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What Nottingham Forest Should Do With Their Football Players
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Without knowing the plans for next season, and presuming Nottingham Forest carry on with this 3-4-2-1 formation which seemed to be working, what realistically do we need? We always want to strengthen, but with such a large squad, and needing to move players out, what would the team ideally look like if we kicked off tomorrow?


Fig - Dawson - Milosevic (Robinson)

RWB - Yacob - CM - Osborn

Carvalho - Lolley


Obviously, we need to survive offers for our star players, and you have Darikwa / Cash for the RWB, and Yates in the centre, but for me, the nucleus of a solid team is there.

Pants has his critics, but hasn't really been responsible for many bad results, Steele is a decent back-up too.

It gives us backups of:
Worrall - Benalouane - Robinson
Cash - Yates - Guedioura - LWB
Walker - Soudani

The rest, in an ideal world, would move along. We'd still have Appiah, Smith, Edser and maybe even Brennan Johnson to send out on loan again, and if I'm honest, I'd like to see what Clough could do in that support role, but I feel he may have lost his way a bit. He'll come good somewhere, I'm sure.

All in all, we just need to implement a strong tactical idea, and then pick up a couple of players, and I feel we would be in a good position. The big job is finding a way to move the 10 or so extra men on.

I like Murphy, Watson, Pep for their professionalism, but the squad will be too big if we keep letting players stay on. That's the big job.

Murphy, Cummings, Grant, Hefele, Vellios, Bridcutt, Watson, Clough, Ariyibi, Tachtsidis all need to go, but how easy will that be?

This summer's importance, for me, is about 50% tactical reshuffle, 40% players out and 10% players in. If we get the game plan right, we have a talented squad as it is, but we need to start playing to our strengths.

Fingers crossed things fall into place for the club, COYR. and Leeds United, lol.

Written by Irish Red May 13 2019 14:15:21


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