Mateo Kovacic

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    VancouverUtdFan New Member

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    Mateo Kovacic Latest Real Madrid Star to Hint at Exit After Insisting He Needs to 'Play More'
    https://www.90min.com/posts/6077667...at-exit-after-insisting-he-needs-to-play-more
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    Rozay Master of Hindsight

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    Charles Miller Full Member

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    Should be number one target for every top club.
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    charlenefan Far less insightful than the other Charley

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    Yet he's at one and doesn't play?
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    El Pasillo New Member

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    IIRC, Kovacic's release clause is reportedly worth €50m.

    Modric is argubaly the best midfielder in the world alongside with Kroos.

    But he'll be 33 year old in few months and his legs are fading away.

    Kovacic should be eased in as a starter in the up-coming season for Madrid IMO.
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    Charles Miller Full Member

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    That specific club won three CL in a row and its an exception.
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    Infra-red Full Member

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    Great talent but we won't be interested with the Fred deal all but complete. Madrid would be silly to let him go.
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    Denis79 Full Member

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    Perfect fit for us. Fantastic player.
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    Irrational. Full Member

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    I would like him here for sure.
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    charlenefan Far less insightful than the other Charley

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    Why is it? And why does winning a cup competition that consists of 15 games relevant?
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    AbusementPark Operates the Unfairest Wheel

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    Would love him to join us and it isnt beyond the realms of possibility he could join us. Alas he is a player I can see Spurs buying, and him being brilliant for them.
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    Adisa likes to take afvanadva wothowi doubt

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    Haven't watched him this season. With Fred now in, I'd like us to sign someone like Jorginho, Veratti...not another link/dynamic player. Pogba, Fred and Kovacic sounds like overkill to me. Unless his game has changed of course.
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    Abandon Fred and sign a Kovacic instead - genuinely elite talent who’d prosper with regular game time.
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    DWelbz19 Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    Because the team he's playing at has the two best CM's and the best DM in football ahead of him.

    Identical issue for James Rodriguez. Whose season this year is what I'd expect should Kovacic make the right move.
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    Seeing as we won't buy him, I hope he stays there. Hate to see him signing for anyone else in England.
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    Seriously, i'm not gonna explain the status of Real Madrid in the football world.
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    Fred-Thiago-Kovacic midfield could work.
    3 natural cm’s with quick feet, good technical ability and good workrate to top it off.

    Matic, Herrera and Pogba for backup and competition. Pogba is too talented to warm the bench of course but he could play as an am instead.
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    Yeah, a post like that doesn't really merit a serious response.
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    charlenefan Far less insightful than the other Charley

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    Casemiro isn't the best DM in the world, and as Zidane showed last season if you're good enough you'll play

    Understand I'm not saying Kovacic isn't good enough for us, far from it just the message I quoted was contradictory
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    charlenefan Far less insightful than the other Charley

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    No he isn't
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    I think he's one of the most overrated players in Europe.

    He's very classy and a good dribbler but he's 24 now and has yet to do anything particularly meaningful in his career thus far.
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    No Idea For Nickname Full Member

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    Meh, do not want.
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    Devil may care Full Member

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    Exactly what we should do if he's on the market.
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    Is he as good as some are making out?
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    Kovavcic isnt a DM though and his favoured positions are occupied by Kroos, Modric and Isco tbf
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    If Bayern sell Thiago they should be all over this.
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    charlenefan Far less insightful than the other Charley

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    Exactly
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    Casemiro can do things with the ball that Kante can only pull off on FIFA.
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    bosnian_red Worst scout to ever exist

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    Tbf though, kroos and Modric are the 2 best midfielders in the world. So it's not really a slight on him when not a single other player would get into their midfield over them 2.
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    witchtrials Full Member

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    Yeah he'd be a perfect fit in a midfield three alongside two other midfielders who don't play for United. How will the link up with Dybala and Griezmann work though?
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    He thrives on carrying the ball from midfield into attack. We need a player like that. But i believe Fred can do that job. We don't need Kovacic.
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    gaucho_10 Full Member

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    He'd be the signing of the season. Immensely talented and not so inexperienced any more (he's the first player of the bench for all three of Caemiro, Modric and Kroos).

    Don't think we'll be selling him.