Garnacho vs Pelestri vs Amad, who will be better?

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Amad eventually. His technicality is borderline elite and as he matures I think he just gets even tougher to deal with.

Garnacho has the arrogance and pure pace but not as much to his game as Amad currently and isn’t on the same level technically. As currently constructed he’s a more useful player for the squad, but if you asked me which will become the better player at their “peak” I’d go with Amad
 

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I think Amad is getting slept on by people. He’s one of those ones who will probably start delivering huge stats when he’s about 23-24.

Garnacho is obviously very good and better developed at a young age we’re lucky to have both.

Very easy to say Garnacho because of what he’s doing at the highest level. But if you look at and notice Amad’s skill set it’s much harder to make a call.
 

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Garnacho is the obvious one because he is performing in PL as 18 year old. He is the talent like Rashford and Greenwood.

Amad is playing in championship and we have seen how Sancho who was a superstar in Bundesliga can't step up to PL.

For Pellistri, it's too early to tell but I think his ceiling will be a very good squad player for us.
 

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Big fan of Amad and admire his technicality but I have a feeling people somehow overlook how good Garnacho's first touch is. One of the best first touches in the league, it's scary when you consider he is still 18 and he is already making an impact in our first team. Generational talent.
 

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Big fan of Amad and admire his technicality but I have a feeling people somehow overlook how good Garnacho's first touch is. One of the best first touches in the league, it's scary when you consider he is still 18 and he is already making an impact in our first team. Generational talent.
Garnacho's first touch is superb, I've never seen better.
 

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I can see Pellestri and Amad reaching decent levels for good clubs that don't necessarily win major trophies

Whereas I can see Garnacho becoming one of the PL's best players
 

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We did have Berbatov play for us.
By first touch I didn't mean sticking a ball on his feet like glue, like Berbatov can when receiving, but how he moves forward with his first touch already taking on or getting ahead of his marker.
 

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By first touch I didn't mean sticking a ball on his feet like glue, like Berbatov can when receiving, but how he moves forward with his first touch already taking on or getting ahead of his marker.
Ahh, fair enough. I get what you mean.
 

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Garnacho's first touch is superb, I've never seen better.
At this point I think Antony has the best first touch on our team with Casemiro a close second.
 

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I don't think there's as much between what Garnacho and Amad have achieved so far as it appears at first glance.

Garnacho has performances at PL level which is of course more indicative of his potential than lower league performance, but it has been in fits and starts. Mostly from the bench, some varied performances from the start. It's clear that as talented as he is, and he is extremely talented, there's still a lot of work to be done to create a consistent attacker.

Amad seems to have been fairly consistent throughout the season for Sunderland and he's a key player in the Championship. I'm not going to suggest I'm an expert on his performances but the way they talk about him suggests that. I think that has its own merits when you're building up a young player. You need consistent starts, and if you can be a real stand out in a solid league like the Championship that is also fairly indicative.
 

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Have to say Garnacho. Like we say in Norway, he has more extreme skills to go with his technical ability (physically gifted).
 

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Garnacho has the attitude and belief... the confidence and arrogance

not sure the other two will make it at the top top level
 

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Garnacho has the attitude and belief... the confidence and arrogance

not sure the other two will make it at the top top level
This is why it'll be him.

I don't think Amad has the arrogance he does. Amad is probably the better technical player.
 

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I don't know anything about Pellistri as a person, but Garnacho seems like a real deal who has the attitude to succeed. Amad is a completely different breed, a very down-on-earth "nice boy", who seems very soft-spoken and neat, the same as his play style on the pitch.
 

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Garnacho looks a terrific prospect.
Not seen much of the other two but they'll have to really improve rapidly to equal Garnacho's potential ceiling.
 

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We know what Garnacho is even though he's only 18. With Amad and Facundo, we still don't know.
 

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Impossible to say, actually. Garnacho has been brilliant and I have high expectations for him, but he’s no sure thing. The slagging on Pellistri here is unreal. He could go on to become a very good winger for us or another top club. I only see highlights of Anad these day ms so I only see the good stuff, but his good stuff is pretty impressive.
 

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While it’s impossible to say how players will develop it’s obvious Garnacho is the one that just has it and his potential is scary.

As for Amad he has been great for Sunderland which is a good sign as at that age the championship can be a challenge. I was listening to Mowbury saying he thinks he will be given a shot here next year and he just needs to keep working
 

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I'd rate them as:

Garnacho
Amad
Pellistri

Garnacho definitely has the best potential with his combination of pace, technique, trickery, finishing ability, confidence, composure, etc. As with all players, a lot also depends on things like attitude, desire, opportunities, injuries, etc. But he really has a very high ceiling in terms of potential.

Amad also has good potential with his technical ability and trickery, and the advantage of being left footed. But I'd put his potential lower than Garnacho's - although that doesn't necessarily mean that Garnacho will reach that level of course.

Pellistri is the more workmanlike of the three. An old fashioned winger with pace who looks to cross more than shoot and who works hard for the team. A useful team player to have, but with a lower ceiling than the other two in terms of star quality. But that's not necessarily to say that if he gets the absolute best out of his ability, and the others don't, then he might end up achieving more. But the others have the better potential than him.

Three good players. One at least, Garnacho, with the potential to be absolute star quality. But it's up to each of them to apply themselves and ensure they get the absolute best out of their differing levels of potential.
 

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No contest. Garnacho.
Agreed.
He has already played for our first team, getting minutes at crucial times of important games.
AND has delivered (ie. scored goals for us).
I can't say the same about the other 2.

I got criticised yesterday for suggesting that Pellistri may be being over-hyped. This is what I mean.

What is it about Pellistri that is making people lose their critical faculties? The lad has barely shown a thing, including 2 years in la liga. Garnacho is already levels above him and he's significantly younger. It's not even close.
Fans tend to want to hype up the shiny new toy.
There will be some who'd love to remove our best player and replace him with another player who is not tried and tested.
Shiny new toy syndrome.

Personally, I don't believe that Amad will make it at MUFC.
Pellestri will likely be a regular sub.
Garnacho, I predict will be a first team starter.
 

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I think Amad is something special to be honest.

People forget that with the very few opportunities he had with us, he made telling impacts at the top end of the field, helping us knock Milan out in a big European tie that seemed to be going south before his introduction to the side.

Even with his smaller frame, he's a difference maker, as proven with his time at Sunderland. Took a while to get going, but once he truly found his place in the side, he's been brilliant. The only other player on a similar wavelength there is Roberts, and it would be great to see what he does with better players around him.
 

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Garnacho, I think he'll be one of the most dangerous forwards in the league in a couple of seasons. I'm actually quite impressed with his decision making, it's far from perfect of course but it's ahead of the curve for his age, and his ability to run with the ball and change direction at pace is phenomenal.

I do really like what I've seen of Amad. I hope the club and fans will be patient with him. He's not as physically gifted as the other two, I find it a bit short-sighted when people compare him to where other players were at his age. That kind of player is rarely ready for the very top level when they're only 20.

I've seen less of Pellistri than the other two, from what I've seen I would concur with other posts that he looks like a useful player with solid fundamentals.
 

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Garnacho!

But i also think Amad could have a bright future. Excited for him getting a chance next year, solution on our right side? Pellistri also exciting, loanmove next?