He first played there against Norwich during the title winning season, when Simpson was suspended. Did ok then but was substituted for Ulloa who went on to create an earthquake.I'd love to know what the thinking is with Amartey. I mean, he's been somewhat press ganged into that right back position through necessity. I think he first played there against Club Brugge and it seems he's been tagged for that position since. In fairness to him, he's adapted and is gaining in confidence (we'll forgive his rush of blood to the head, and subsequent sending off, as merely youthful enthusiasm) but we have been lead to believe that that isn't his favoured position (and is indeed picked at centre back for Ghana and was named in that position for the team of the competition in the last Afcon) He certainly doesn't look a natural full back. I think he's played centre midfield for us though hasn't he??
I like him, dunno why but I do, but I'm not sure what we plan to do with him long term. He seems somewhat square pegish.
I would like to Simpson pass a ball 10m to his team mate rather than taking someone out in row zDespite his silliness against Man U I have high hopes of Daniel Amartey. His games this season have usually been at right back and being out of his comfort zone will have done him no harm Now I would like to see Simpson at right back for this game and Amartey at centre back. which I suspect is his best position.
Now that Mahrez, Schmeichel and Maguire have joined almost the entire squad in this forum's naughty corner, I'm hard pushed to name our strongest team other than it would have Vardy in it.Unless Puel picks his strongest team and the mind set is right to play a full 90+ minutes, I think Sheffield United have at least an even chance - providing that they are up for it. There are 14 weakish sides in the PL of which we are one.
"Given how we'e been playing!!!"I don't like that attention is being drawn and hopes are being built. I'd rather stay under the radar.
Given how we've been playing these last few weeks, I'll just been damned please if we make it to the next round. Being beaten tonight is certainly not beyond the realms of possibility.
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