Who would play in a new position now?

Discussion in 'Football Forum' started by Pass and Move, Jun 17, 2018.

  1. Jun 17, 2018
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    Pass and Move Full Member

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    Watching the Brazil vs Switzerland match, and once again I can’t believe a team allows Coutinho space just outside the box and slightly to the left.

    Then I thought shouldn’t most professional forwards be able to bend a ball in from there pretty consistently? Why don’t more attempt it? Beckham would have been quality had he found himself in that position more often.

    So, this led to the point of this thread: Which retired players do you think would play in another position were they playing today? I can imagine Beckham playing more central and slightly left, certainly don’t think he’d be a right winger today with the tendency to play single strikers.

    Who else would you pick out? And you can’t just invert wingers!
  2. Jun 17, 2018
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    Gopher Brown Full Member

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    Alf Common - left inverted wingback