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BlueLion.

30. David Luiz

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He's had, what - 3 or 4 bad games this season? Can't really moan at him too much. Gives the team an awful lot - in the last 5 mins, he was basically playing as a central midfielder, pushing the team forwards. He's the sort of risk-taker we need in situations such as yesterday!

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Do we think Conte believes he can play LCB/RCB? when we initially went to 3 cbs I thought he could fill the Chiellini role of marauding forward, similar to the role Azpi played this year. I worry about his individual defending out wide, in the very small sample size with JT in the middle he didnt look good as we all know but that could be down to not understanding the role? If we get Bonucci I wouldnt be surprised to see him kick out wide, which makes me very nervous but if Conte can drill him into playing that well all year in the middle I have faith he can make him successful out wide.

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Do we think Conte believes he can play LCB/RCB? when we initially went to 3 cbs I thought he could fill the Chiellini role of marauding forward, similar to the role Azpi played this year. I worry about his individual defending out wide, in the very small sample size with JT in the middle he didnt look good as we all know but that could be down to not understanding the role? If we get Bonucci I wouldnt be surprised to see him kick out wide, which makes me very nervous but if Conte can drill him into playing that well all year in the middle I have faith he can make him successful out wide.


I can't find the quote at the moment but I remember one point where Conte was describing how the RCB/LCB should play. He something along the lines that those two need to be aggresive and press. That it is helpful for the them to be fast, etc.

With that, Cahill clearly doesn't fit in the aggressive category at all. Luiz does though. He is fairly fast, although I thought he got slower and slower as the season went on (I'm assuming because of his injury that wouldn't go away). So I hope it will be back to normal by next season.

I do wonder how he would do in that position long-term though. I have my doubts, but I also think it could be brilliant. Would give us another player good on ball, unlike Cahill.

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Do we think Conte believes he can play LCB/RCB? when we initially went to 3 cbs I thought he could fill the Chiellini role of marauding forward, similar to the role Azpi played this year. I worry about his individual defending out wide, in the very small sample size with JT in the middle he didnt look good as we all know but that could be down to not understanding the role? If we get Bonucci I wouldnt be surprised to see him kick out wide, which makes me very nervous but if Conte can drill him into playing that well all year in the middle I have faith he can make him successful out wide.


I can't find the quote at the moment but I remember one point where Conte was describing how the RCB/LCB should play. He something along the lines that those two need to be aggresive and press. That it is helpful for the them to be fast, etc.

With that, Cahill clearly doesn't fit in the aggressive category at all. Luiz does though. He is fairly fast, although I thought he got slower and slower as the season went on (I'm assuming because of his injury that wouldn't go away). So I hope it will be back to normal by next season.

I do wonder how he would do in that position long-term though. I have my doubts, but I also think it could be brilliant. Would give us another player good on ball, unlike Cahill.

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Do we think Conte believes he can play LCB/RCB? when we initially went to 3 cbs I thought he could fill the Chiellini role of marauding forward, similar to the role Azpi played this year. I worry about his individual defending out wide, in the very small sample size with JT in the middle he didnt look good as we all know but that could be down to not understanding the role? If we get Bonucci I wouldnt be surprised to see him kick out wide, which makes me very nervous but if Conte can drill him into playing that well all year in the middle I have faith he can make him successful out wide.


I can't find the quote at the moment but I remember one point where Conte was describing how the RCB/LCB should play. He something along the lines that those two need to be aggresive and press. That it is helpful for the them to be fast, etc.

With that, Cahill clearly doesn't fit in the aggressive category at all. Luiz does though. He is fairly fast, although I thought he got slower and slower as the season went on (I'm assuming because of his injury that wouldn't go away). So I hope it will be back to normal by next season.

I do wonder how he would do in that position long-term though. I have my doubts, but I also think it could be brilliant. Would give us another player good on ball, unlike Cahill.

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