Players at clubs way beneath their level?

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    Fortitude TV/Monitor Expert Scout

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    Two to start off: Jonny Evans & Wilifred Zaha.

    Two ex-United players, funnily enough...

    Yours?
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    711 Full Member Scout

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    In the past, Le Tissier and Shearer (one title or not).
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    Thunderhead Full Member

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    Would I get banned for saying Martial? He's at totally the wrong club with the manager they have, should be at any number of clubs who would make him into Ballon D'or contender
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    No but you'd be fecking stupid.
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    WackyWengerWorld New Member

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    Reus playing a career at Dortmund is below the size of club he could of gone to
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    SwansonsTache incontinent sexual deviant & German sausage lover

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    This isn't a thread about if a player is at the correct club for his style.

    Funnily enough though we can say most of City's squad, since they probably hadn't heard of you before the takeover.
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    SwansonsTache incontinent sexual deviant & German sausage lover

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    Always felt Hamsik could have done better than Napoli.

    Also Darijo Srna spent too much of his career at Shaktar Donetsk, he could easily have been at a top club during his prime.
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    duffer Sensible and not a complete jerk like most oppo's Scout

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    redIndianDevil Full Member

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    Ballon D'or is a bit of a stretch.
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    With the way Football is players at clubs way beneath their level do not stay there long. He is a few that will probably change clubs real soon.

    Hakim Ziyech
    Hirving Lozano
    David Neres
    Malcolm
    Nabil Fekir
    Houssem Aouar
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    WackyWengerWorld New Member

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    In the past many didn't gravitate to big clubs quite to the same degree as the last 10 years or so. Maradona being at Napoli wouldn't happen in the modern era.

    Why edit to take Riquelme out? I think he's world class in a team built around him.
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    All the class players playing for a tinpot club Manchester city. Not bitter just telling the truth.
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    Marco Reus, should have moved to Bayern like Lewandowski. Shame about his injury record though.

    Kyrchowiak at WBA.(what the feck was he thinking signing for Pulis after playing at Sevilla and PSG)

    Chadli again at WBA.

    Shaqiri at Stoke.

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    Damien Self-Aware RedCafe Database (and Admin) Staff

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    Nah, of course you wouldn't. Would agree with you he might do better under different management but that applies to a number of players at different clubs. Different issue to someone playing at a club in the bottom of the league.
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    I only edited him about because he played for us for a year.

    Thinking about it, I should probably put him and Totti back in there. Riquelme spent his prime playing for Villarreal and Totti for Roma.
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    Massive Spanner Thinks Geoff Shreeves has one

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    You forgot Hazard.
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    David Neres has definitely not outgrown Eredivisie yet, he only just recently started producing and his overall game really isn't that great, so you can't say Ajax is below his level. Hakim Ziyech is probably ready for a move abroad, but don't think he'd get into a top team right away.
    Lozano I don't know. Looks promising but has everything yet to prove imo. A good start would be to show consistency in the Eredivisie before making too big a move, imo. But wouldn't surprise anyone if he left next summer for a huge sum.
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    SambaBoy Full Member

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    Surely you mean Darijo Srna?
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    SwansonsTache incontinent sexual deviant & German sausage lover

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    FFS, you are right. I had a sneaky feeling I had done a mistake, but I just went ahead with it.

    Yes, Darijo Srna is the one, remember him being linked to Chelsea but that was about it. He was absolutely brilliant in his prime.
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    duffer Sensible and not a complete jerk like most oppo's Scout

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    He's already at the champions, does not get much better than that!
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    Massive Spanner Thinks Geoff Shreeves has one

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    Eh but DDG is at the reigning League Cup winners, so surely you can't include him either. I mean come on, league cup!
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    Dec9003 Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    I think it's entirely fair enough to say Mourinho isn't the right manager for Martial. But he's obviously not bigger than our club, most players aren't bigger than most clubs in fairness.
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    SambaBoy Full Member

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    Ha I thought so, I think Rat played for West Ham at one point

    but yeah Srna was a very good player, would have liked to see him test himself abroad at a top club.
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    Yea I remember him being a signing Van Gaal didn't want and didn't play so I didn't count that either. He would of been a good fit for Arsenal/Wenger.
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    I really likes him last season - how has he been this season?
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    Then all of City's squad since they grew up when City were in division 3. It took an oil state and billions to make your club remotely relevant.
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