Julian Weigl

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  1. Jan 26, 2018

    Nick7 Full Member

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    We don't need a director of football. If we did, we would be taking away an important aspect of management away from Mourinho.
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    Judas Open to offers

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    That only works if Mourinho is going to be here for a long long time. Clubs are better off with a director of football these days, it's not as if there wouldn't still be input from the manager.
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    Nick7 Full Member

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    Or we end up like Chelsea where a manager comes in and gets fed players they don't want.
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    Adam-Utd Part of first caf team to complete Destiny raid

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    Agree, ADM got what 12 assists and only played half a season. he was playing with Rooney RVP and Falcao upfront, no pace in any of them. He started well until LVG folded the 4-1-2-1-2 after Leicester and then shut up shop with that horrible 3-5-2. No wonder he wanted out, I don't blame him. If only he hung on when Jose came, it would have been different.
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    perspective New Member

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    his current form is a desaster. so many misplaced passes, people run by him like he is not even there. Some Dortmund fans are already begging Pep to take him in the summer.
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    Adnan Full Member

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    I don't see what the fuss is over him..
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    perspective New Member

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    Tuchel had a role for him in a midfield 3 where he looked like pirlo some time.
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    Icemav Full Member

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    I wouldnt touch Dortmund players with a 10foot pole.
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    FootyGirl88

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    The team as whole hasn't looked great this season, he's probably just having a bad patch, I still rate him.
  10. Mar 12, 2018

    Devil may care Full Member

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    Bosz tried to switch him to a #8 after he'd played the bulk of his senior football as a #6 in the mold of Busquets, he's not found any form since that failed experiment.
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    ti vu Full Member

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    I will not be judgmental on this case, as it may just a young player having one of those bad season after a disastrous season at his club. Just say that for him to make a move to top club at time like this, I don't think it's good for him. He needs to show the strong mentality, capable of bouncing back first. At big club he would be expected to hit the ground running even if it's in term of progress of fulfilling squad role.
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    Hawks2008 Full Member

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    Found this on Reddit, not sure how reliable this dude is though.

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    Assuming Mendy is healthy, I think City's first priority will be a DM and he's a fine passer, so this makes sense, and would also greatly annoy me.
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    Varun Moderator Staff

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    If true, it would be really sad to see. Weigl would suit their system perfectly and would sort out their midfield.
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    Adisa likes to take afvanadva wothowi doubt

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    Imagine they sign him and Isco?
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    do.ob Full Member

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    I could see Dortmund being open to a sale as well.
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    Sensei New Member

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    The fuss is that Pep brings dead talent back to life.
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    I keep telling myself that they can't sign everyone, yet...
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    arthurka Full Member

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    They are very short in this department. Fernandinho is their only quality DM ..
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    KM I’m afraid I just blue myself Staff

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    What dead talent has he bought back to life?
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    KM I’m afraid I just blue myself Staff

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    Many German league watchers tell me that he hasn't been that great and quite overrated.
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    Nero Full Member

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    Don't let that get in the way of people losing their shit like usual whenever City get linked with a player.
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    devilish Juventus fan who used to support United

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    So he is a necromancer
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    Acrobat7 Full Member

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    Weigl is not ready yet and will need one or two years. Pep would obviously be a great coach for him.
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    hasanejaz88 Full Member

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    He hasn't been great but he is by no means overrated, he was fantastic under Tuchel's possession based system and wasn't able to adapt to Bosz's more fast paced system; he's getting more starts now with Stoger. He can certainly work in Pep's City team, though he is very different from Fernandinho who is more aggressive and quicker than Weigl, while Weigl is better in possession.
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    Bosz simply didn’t have his position in his team. That’s about it. He fits perfectly into City.
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    Actually he's been benched for the past three matches under Stöger.
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    MyOnlySolskjaer Creator of Player Performance threads

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    I'm not worried about missing out on him. Would much rather get Fred.
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    He’s too sexy for our shirt
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    Bump.

    Today's rumours are that Arsenal are interested in him. Considering Matic is showing signs of decline, perhaps Weigl us someone we could consider?
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    Adnan Full Member

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    How has he being doing for Dortmund? Would take Ruben Neves if he impresses for Wolves though.
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    MadDogg Full Member

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    I haven't watched him myself, but from what I've heard he's been struggling a bit the last 18 months after Dortmund changed their tactics.
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    Lad has 1 appearance this season. So does that make Matic less in decline? If he's not getting games for BD he's certainly not going to get a chance here. Hasn't had a pre-season and hasn't really stepped up from his early promise
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    Ekeke Full Member

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    I'm not sure thats true. Dortmund are top of the league, we're 8th. Getting a game for Dortmund right now is far more of an accomplishment than getting a game for us
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    He really needs to up his performance to gain the same acclaim he was getting under Tuchel, he has really struggled since Tuchel left. Under Bosz it was understandable due to Bosz's crazy tactics, but he wasn't getting consistent game time under Stoger and now with Favre as well. When Favre did play him, against Bayern, he looked poor and was rightfully replaced at half-time with Dahoud, who's performance was one of the sparks of Dortmund's comeback.

    I don't think any big team will be looking at him, neither should Weigl think of leaving. He needs to cement his place back in the Dortmund lineup before that, and gain some confidence.
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    A bit unfortunate that two of the brightest midfield prospects from a couple years ago in Paredes and Weigl have stagnated or regressed instead of making great strides in their growth — especially in contrast with the likes of Bentancur, De Jong, Neves and Rodri — who've come up leaps and bounds in the same period. Even back in the day there was some skepticism regarding Weigl because he wasn't that explosive while beating the press and had a fairly specialized (and slightly conservative) role under Tuchel — though it was largely dismissed because of how effective and intelligent he was at a very young age, and how simple he made things seen. As things stand, he needs to either reclaim his starting spot at Dortmund or hope Tuchel prioritizes him at Paris Saint-Germain as the holder behind Verratti. For United, you could argue that Tonali would be a better signing, even though he's only 18 years old and less developed than Weigl — would be a gamble no doubt but reckon he has a higher ceiling as a more adventurous regista.
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    Tonali is one that we should be watching to see his progression over the next 12 months as he's currently quite raw and is still yet to play in Seria A.
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    He looks really good. It would be nice if we could rotate him with Matic, so Matic actually gets a rest and he could get used to the prem. That being said, even if it’s not Tonali it’s the right profile.
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    Not even in the squad against Mainz today.