Ramires

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    I Can't proclaim to have anything like a great knowledge of Brazilian or Portuguese football but last week whilst watching Brazil a player called Ramires caught my eye. Looked like a brilliant prospect and very energetic - looked on that viewing like the kind of Brazilian that could very well do a job in the Premiership.

    he's currently playing his club football at Benfica but don't really know how he's doing or if maybe i've just caught him on a very good day.

    Anybody know much about the lad? He's one i'll be looking to keep an eye out for anyway!
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    If its the same lad who played for Brazil in the Confed Cup then he is a decent player. Melo is better though.
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    Brwned Have you ever been in love before?

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    Looked distinctly mediocre everytime I've seen him play for Brazil.

    He does a job, and that's a lot of running, but didn't offer anything going forward and his game was all about raw pace and stamina, very little else.

    Seemed like a less intelligent version of Park.
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    jgraham Company man, hitched.

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    The starts must have been lying for Kennedy Bakircioglü who was class about 10 years ago on one of them, or Tonton Zola Mokouko or something like that.

    Why couldn't they make it, class names!
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    jgraham Company man, hitched.

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    Just found this....

    Ramires, a defensive midfielder, rose to prominence at Cruzeiro where he won 2 State Championships. He has been hailed by many South Americans as one of the best young players to come out of Brazil in recent times. He has likened his playing style to that of Patrick Vieira, as they are both strong in the tackle and posses excellent defensive skills which make a complete midfielder.

    It helps that he is a versatile player who is quick, reads the game well and has a habit of appearing in the right place at the right time in the opposition’s six yard box. His engine has led to the nickname of “Queniano Azul” or “Blue Kenyan” with regard to Cruzeiro’s colours and his ability to run none stop like a Kenyan.

    Like all cash strapped South American teams, when Benfica came calling and waived around a €7.5million cheque he was sold. His good form has continued in Portugal, and this season he has netted 4 goals in 6 games an excellent return from a defensive midfielder.


    I'm going to adopt him as my one to watch I think.
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    jgraham Company man, hitched.

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    Have you saw much of him? Are the Patrick Viera comparisons fair?

    I'm a big fan of the old school box to box midfielder and unfortunately there aren't really a lot around these days. Essien is probably the player i'd most like us to sign. this ramires seems a bit lightweight though to be compared to either of these, so who in your opinion would his playing style be best compared to?
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    Brwned Have you ever been in love before?

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    Is he definitely a centre mid? Looked to be playing on the wing for Brazil, albeit with a more defensive role, every time I've seen him play for them.
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    I agree with you in your 2 posts. However, I've heard from several brasilians his Brasil performances have been mediocre at most due to Dunga's weird tactics and his use of him.

    Not seen much of him outside Brasil's national team tbh, but that's what I have been told.
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    jgraham Company man, hitched.

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    Hmm it appears my gem isn't quite the player i thought based on your opinions.

    I'll stay loyal to him though and when he's ripping it up someday earning rave reviews we can all look back at the day I became probably the best scout in my house!
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    Light weight, no?
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    Seen him in quite a number of games now. He's one of those players whose best attributes are his work rate and his attitude. He gets about the pitch, and is tidy enough - can be valuable - but it doesn't go too far much beyond that. You're right that he's not a strong enough type of player to be compared to the likes of Essien or Vieira - and I'd say he also does not have the same ability. I'd perhaps compare him to a sort of central midfield Park Ji-Sung.
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    To be fair is more of an offensive than defensive player at Benfica, he can´t be compared to Vieira at all.

    He´s very fast and quite skillful and normally plays as a winger. Benfica will play Everton next thursday so you´ll guys have a chance to watch them.

    I think he´s destined to move to a bigger club eventually. Excellent player.
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    Tim Vickery really rates him - says it's possibly a sign that Brazil might finally be bucking the modern trend of having defensively minded players and back to the days when the likes of Gerson and Socrates could play well in both directions. Make of that what you will.
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    Brwned Have you ever been in love before?

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    He might still be that gem you thought he was jgray
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    Ramires! Get over to Burger town!
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    Ramires do everything!
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    Hope Chelsea dont get him
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    He's looked really good this season.
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    "really good"?

    He's been decent. Nothing to rave about. You know what you get from him, a lot of hard graft and willing to put his foot in.
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    I think he's a very good player and would be great in our midfield. Shame he's at Chelsea.
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    Brwned Have you ever been in love before?

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    Am I wrong in thinking Sócrates was a bit lazy? Gerson did a bit of running but neither seem like good examples of rounded Brazilian midfielders.
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    Ramires is really not all that special.
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    Yeah, he is all power and pace with very little end-product. Also fails to impose himself in plenty of games.
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    Was it not Socrates that always went for a smoke at halftime? if so, I'd say he was more unfit than lazy.
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    Really? He always seems to play decent when I watch him. Especially against us. He's got that power and drive that we sometimes lack from midfield. Ridiculous energy levels too.
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    Agree with Solius, I think he's a very useful player. Highly versatile.
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    He's a small skinny little fecker isn't he. Runs his ass off though and is a decent player, thought the goal he scored at the Nou Camp last season was class.
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    If he play for us he will start with Carrick

    Ramires - Carrick

    and they will form a formidable partnership in midfield.
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    He is a decent player thats about it. I have seen nothing to rave about personally.