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Hi Guillem, Seems like your'e hinting at an AM victory . I don't think so . Pepe knows all about Cesc :-) . It's just that freed from the shackles of "normal" football who wouldn't want to utilise the space in front with the players you have around you. I don't think Cesc will be shackled at Barca , it's more about the other players getting up to speed to fill any gaps , even at the expense of their own attacking aspirations. Time to change shape , but it'll be a better shape !!! All the Best.
Posted 21:41 23rd September 2011
Hi Guillem, I have been following your write ups for a while now and they are a great insight into la liga. I had a question regarding the internal disputes at real madrid. Is the situation really that bad or is it being hyped a lot by the tabloids. This team seemed really united at the end of last season and now suddenly there seems to be a collapse in the dressing room. This has been a perennial problem at madrid, with the coach finally being sacked mid season. Do you thing matters are being handled any differently this year? I hear Perez visited the dressing room during the half time at racing to calm down the players nerves. Do you think Perez is going to stick with mou even if Real are, lets say 5 points, behind Barca around Christmas?
Posted 20:47 23rd September 2011
Guillem do you believe in the atletico project? diego, falcao, arda.. great buys and they look far more effective instead of the usual "all over the place defending and attacking" atletico had been playing in my view for the last few years.
Posted 18:17 23rd September 2011
Hi Guillem, was wondering what your thoughts are on Real Betis this season. They've made a great start to life back in La Liga, whereabouts do you see them finishing and can they win the Seville derby? Many thanks
Posted 16:53 23rd September 2011