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    Assuming we get rid of all the deadwood (Paco, Gomes, Mina, Denis) and no more transfers in, this will be our squad for the season:

    GK: ter Stegen, Cillesen
    LB: Alba, Miranda
    CB: Pique, Umtiti, Lenglet, Vermaelen
    RB: Semedo, Roberto, (Wague)
    CDM: Busi, (Oriol), Roberto, Rakitic
    CM: Rakitic, Arthur, Vidal, Alena, Rafinha, Roberto, Coutinho, (Puig)
    LW: Coutinho, Malcom, Dembele, Rafinha
    CF: Messi, Munir, Suarez
    RW: Malcom, Dembele, Rafinha

    I highlighted the secondary positions of players with red colour. Thought whether to include Messi as an option for RW and decided not to as he does not play there anymore.

    I would say this is a pretty great line-up. Lots of depth, lots of options off the bench with real pace and ability. We should definitely challenge for a CL title + La Liga, especially CL after Madrid's threepeat.
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    Quote Originally Posted by te amo barca View Post
    I would say this is a pretty great line-up. Lots of depth, lots of options off the bench with real pace and ability. We should definitely challenge for a CL title + La Liga, especially CL after Madrid's threepeat.
    It's going to be kinda hard to make a squad of 18. I can only make a squad of 23 with Marlon, Cucu, Samper, Arnaiz and Paco all leaving either temporarily or forever. Underlined players are players who are in the 1st team squad but left out of the 18.

    GK: Mats, Cillesen
    LB: Alba, Miranda
    CB: Pique, Umtiti, Lenglet, Vermaelen
    RB: Semedo, Roberto
    CDM: Busi, Rakitic
    CM: Arthur, Vidal, Rafinha, Alena
    RW: Dembele, Malcom
    LW: Coutinho, Denis
    CF: Messi, Suarez, Munir

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    Quote Originally Posted by te amo barca View Post
    Assuming we get rid of all the deadwood (Paco, Gomes, Mina, Denis) and no more transfers in, this will be our squad for the season:

    GK: ter Stegen, Cillesen
    LB: Alba, Miranda
    CB: Pique, Umtiti, Lenglet, Vermaelen
    RB: Semedo, Roberto, (Wague)
    CDM: Busi, (Oriol), Roberto, Rakitic
    CM: Rakitic, Arthur, Vidal, Alena, Rafinha, Roberto, Coutinho, (Puig)
    LW: Coutinho, Malcom, Dembele, Rafinha
    CF: Messi, Munir, Suarez
    RW: Malcom, Dembele, Rafinha

    I highlighted the secondary positions of players with red colour. Thought whether to include Messi as an option for RW and decided not to as he does not play there anymore.

    I would say this is a pretty great line-up. Lots of depth, lots of options off the bench with real pace and ability. We should definitely challenge for a CL title + La Liga, especially CL after Madrid's threepeat.
    The best part is that we got 4 new great players+Rafinha+Munir+Miranda+Alena for free.

    Sold - 125M
    Bought 125M

    And we still have 3-4 players which are sellable, maybe not Alcacer...

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    Suarez Messi Dembele
    Coutinho Busquets Vidal
    Alba Umtiti Pique Seberto
    ter Stegen

    or

    Suarez
    Coutinho Messi Dembele
    Vidal Busquets
    Alba Umtiti Pique Seberto
    ter Stegen

    or

    Suarez Messi
    Coutinho Vidal Busquets Dembele
    Alba Umtiti Pique Seberto
    ter Stegen

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    Only worry I have with these rosters, is Dembele good enough or willing to run back for defense? Messi and Suarez are walking, that's already a lot. Dembele needs to be tracking back like Neymar used to. Coutinho isn't known for being a great defensive midfielder either. I think our team might be too much balanced to offense. It looks good in paper but in reality don't know.

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    This would be my ideal starting 11 against average teams:

    Coutinho Messi Dembele
    Alena Busquets Arthur
    Alba Umtiti Pique Semedo
    Stegen

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    Quote Originally Posted by maldhowayanr View Post
    This would be my ideal starting 11 against average teams:

    Coutinho Messi Dembele
    Alena Busquets Arthur
    Alba Umtiti Pique Semedo
    Stegen
    I am starting to like the idea of starting roster without Suarez. It could work for us..

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    Malcolm Messi Dembele
    Coutinho Rakitic(vidal?) Arthur
    Alba Umtiti Lenglet Semedo
    MATS

    how do you guys think this starting 11 would do? Champions league title potential?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kingkongkong View Post
    Malcolm Messi Dembele
    Coutinho Rakitic(vidal?) Arthur
    Alba Umtiti Lenglet Semedo
    MATS

    how do you guys think this starting 11 would do? Champions league title potential?
    Semi at best imo

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kingkongkong View Post
    Malcolm Messi Dembele
    Coutinho Rakitic(vidal?) Arthur
    Alba Umtiti Lenglet Semedo
    MATS

    how do you guys think this starting 11 would do? Champions league title potential?
    We would need a scoring forward instead of Malcom. Then, we could potentially win it.

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    Coutinho Messi Dembouz
    Arthur Rakitic Vidal
    Alba Umtiti Pique Roberto
    MATS