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    Do you want the club to sign Griezmann?

    Since there are many different opinions on the Griezmann thread, Im curious to know where the Barcaforum stands on his possible signing


    Options:

    Yes - we should sign griezmann

    No - we shouldn't, there are more important priorities that need to be addressed in the squad

    I'd prefer us to sign a different forward - we should sign a forward, but not griezmann
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    As I see it he will steady deliver goals as part of a 2 or 3-man attack. With our more attacking setup (compared to Atleticos) he will get more chances --> more goals than now, even though he may never reach peak Suarez / Messi-levels, but few do anyway. He puts in a lot of defensive work which is crucial for our attacking setup. He can play on the right when Messi is rested, and in my opinion he should bench Suarez sooner rather than later.

    The thing he lacks that I also want for our attack is speed. Dembele has it, so it should be a coachs job to balance that need, but overall we should look for this skill in new players as our old players are way to slow right now for modern football (Rakitic, Arthur, Busquets, Suarez especially).

    Reports say he could even be used in midfield from time to time, which could be interesting, but shouldn't be the main use of him, as I see it. He is miles better than Jovic, way more stable than Neymar, and we need real competition for Suarez right now, not next year. In the end his performance on the field matters for us, as it did with Suarez amidst bite-drama, so if he get off to a good start with continuous goals, every concern about his media-persona will be forgotten quickly.
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    I don't want him nor Neymar at barça, both have to many issues.

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    Ofc. What better options are out there? Continuing with Suarez as the starting CF is suicide. Barca should have done it last summer. Let's not throw another season away.
    There is a beast in man that should be exercised, not exorcised!

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    I would but might be too much for poor Ernie to handle. He seems to not have a clue how to use versatile players who don't have a very clear position.

    He could be Coutinho 2.0.

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    Quote Originally Posted by serghei View Post
    I would but might be too much for poor Ernie to handle. He seems to not have a clue how to use versatile players who don't have a very clear position.

    He could be Coutinho 2.0.
    Anything to get Suarez off the field though. We can't afford 2 forwards with zero workrate in the big games. And Suarez doesn't score often enough in CL to compensate for it anymore either.

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    Quote Originally Posted by serghei View Post
    I would but might be too much for poor Ernie to handle. He seems to not have a clue how to use versatile players who don't have a very clear position.

    He could be Coutinho 2.0.
    +1

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    No

    1) Have some pride for godsakes
    2) actually have a plan & idea of how the club wants to move forward.

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    Quote Originally Posted by serghei View Post
    I would but might be too much for poor Ernie to handle. He seems to not have a clue how to use versatile players who don't have a very clear position.

    He could be Coutinho 2.0.
    Of course there will be some doubts as to how Valverde will calibrate the team, but Griezmann is a better player than Coutinho for sure

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    no, a tower as forward
    “I would love to have played at this club. I am envious of how well Guardiola's men can play. They are like a group of kids who play football in the street without rules. That is the best football, the most authentic, unfettered by tactics or schemes. Guardiola’s philosophy is helping to change the mindset of many tacticians and that is priceless.” Marco Van Basten

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    Get in Ronaldo

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    It's a yes for the Griez! World class player both technically and mentally strong enough not to fall victim to the Barca pressure cooker.

    Obviously answered in context _ based on the players current board would be willing to sign. Otherwise, I'd rather go with my selection in the Our Starting XI poll.

    As for the off-script scenario of grabbing both him and ney, it could be a redeeming move by Barto but only if he's savvy enough to use the ney signing to offload the lesser performing/apt players whom he gave lengthy extensions to (Sergi and all the vets apart from Pique, Alba and Leo). Pique still has 1 or 2 more years in him. So does Alba but I'd like to see Firpo in our squad to keep him on his toes.

    But since giving the boot to Jawsito ain't gonna happen, go-to-tactic would be the 352 [532 in defense & 334 in attack]

    _____________Suarez
    _________________ Messi
    Ney _ Arthur_ de Jong _ Griez _ Demb
    _ _ Lenglet _ _ Pique _ _ Todibo/Sem

    Take HR, Tuchel, Bielsa as coach or put Valv on the rhyno-wolwerine cross-genetic radical mutation program xz8 and you're good to go "-)

    valvwolv 2.0 hehe

    Should one of the superstars give him shit, resist the urge to shred him to pieces! but bench him and go a more traditional 433. Should a few get injured, no probs, promote Alena, Puig and Wague and outbid Bayern for Havertz next year

    Squad depth is critical as it allows for rotations and variety. Rotate/rest all the players (including Leo) to keep overuse injury at bay and keep them fresh come CL crunch time.

    Gotta be bold to get the trophies + +

    errr + a dash of luck

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    Only if we managed to sell Suarez.

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    Suarez, Coutinho, Rakitic, Busquets just to start with...

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