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Current Workhorse Top 11

Discussion in 'Football Forum' started by Lyricist, Mar 19, 2018.

  1. Mar 19, 2018
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    Lyricist Full Member

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    In relation to other topics where players are being criticized for their lack of desire or effort, their weak mentalities, or their overall lazyness, who would you guys field as the top 11 of skilled players that always work hard and never look like they can't be arsed?

    Looking for the most skilled players that are simultaneously also role models for their efforts for the team.
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    Professor Percival Egg Full Member

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    Firmino
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    altodevil Just another Duffy

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    Iniesta
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    ivaldo Mediocre Horse Whisperer, s'up wid chew?

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    Balotelli.
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    Jaqen H'ghar I can't drive...55

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    Valencia - Otamendi - Bailly - Rose
    Willian - KDB - Kante - Sanchez
    Lukaku - Vardy

    Subs: Salah, Mane, Dembele, Herrera, Walker, Rojo
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    GSevensM New Member

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    Eriksen for us. Works his arse off game after game and even now a lot of fans think he is lazy!
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    ThierryHenry wishes he could watch Arsenal games with KM

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    No way.
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    Jaqen H'ghar I can't drive...55

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    :lol:

    Tbf he does run around a lot, presses and always wants the ball, @ThierryHenry
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    MUFC OK Full Member

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    That's a title winning squad IMO.
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    groovyalbert Full Member

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    Not necessarily the top 11, but players who would certainly fit this bill for me would include Kroos, Modric, Matic, David Silva, Busquets, Kane, Eriksen, Son, Marcelo, Salah, Firmino, Willian, KdB, Sane (certainly this season), Vardy, Lukaku, Kompany, Moussa Dembele, Nainggolan, Suarez... In fairness, almost all of the top players in world football fit this description.

    Also, Messi and Ronaldo also go without saying.
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    charlenefan Far less insightful than the other Charley

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    Is it even possible to be a workhorse centre back? I mean it's the last position on the pitch (that a goal keeper) where you want them running around the pitch :lol:
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    AltiUn likes playing with swords after fantasies

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    Bailly certainly gives it a go to be fair to him.
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    abdo99 Full Member

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    D Silva and KDB have to be up there. The workrate they've shown this season has even caused some to suspect doping might be involved.
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    Suarez should be a certain for this. These days he can barely do anything besides busting his guts and finish one out of every four chances. He never was the most technical of players but he has really fallen off a cliff; even 5 yard lay offs usually goes south. Still works like a madman most games though.
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    Charles Miller Full Member

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    Neuer
    Carvajal Ottamendi Ramos Felipe Luis
    Casemiro
    Kante KDB
    Willian
    Suarez Firmino​
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    Lyricist Full Member

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    That's a great one.
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    paulscholes18 Full Member

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    Neuer
    Carvajal Ramos Bailly Luis
    Kante Dembele
    Willian KDB Lingard
    Suarez
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    broccoli Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    Sanchez gotta be in there. The guy runs around a lot.
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    Keeps It tidy Hates Messi

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    Exactly.
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    herbert Banned

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    A team exclusively filled with full backs, perhaps?
    It is pretty much their job description.
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    JSArsenal Full Member

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    A lot of players I was going to say have already been mentioned.

    Ramsey and Wilshere