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Been hearing whispers for almost a week that Maurizio Sarri has been approached by Panathinaikos and he's warm to such a move. Team won the Greek Cup and secured European qualifier football on Saturday, so that's definitely added bonus.

His agent is in Athens today and met with club officials. But his agent represents a ton of players, so who knows?

If there's anything concrete i am sure we will hear about it from his buddy Pedulla.

PAO and Italian coaches have never worked well together but i rate Sarri and i think he would do well if Alafouz backs him.
 

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If there's anything concrete i am sure we will hear about it from his buddy Pedulla.

PAO and Italian coaches have never worked well together but i rate Sarri and i think he would do well if Alafouz backs him.
2 year deal
 

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They got rejected by any decent coach who speaks Deutsch. They were in desperation mode.
Then widen the net to coaches who would need to learn Deutsch. Now you are with a guy who failed at Anderlecht and got relegated in the epl.

Better yet don't decide to part ways with tuchel if you don't have a replacement firmly in place.
 

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Then widen the net to coaches who would need to learn Deutsch. Now you are with a guy who failed at Anderlecht and got relegated in the epl.

Better yet don't decide to part ways with tuchel if you don't have a replacement firmly in place.

Just to be clear i am not justifying Kompany's hiring. Just saying their reasoning behind it.
 

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Yup Germans have wierd preference towards Deutsch. Even though the majority of the current generation speak perfect English. Much more popular than Italy or France for instance :D
 

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Bayern is trying what Leverkusen did with a recently retired player.
 

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And Pedulla comes to say that it's not happening.
Meh, it was too good to be true anyway :lol:
 

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That's some heavy weight stuff
 

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Is he gonna play as no.9 then?

Vinicius began taking up more central positions towards the end of the season with Rodrygo shifting further left, very asymmetrical design (not saying this as a negative, asymmetrical football can work if you know what you're doing), I'm going to assume here will be more of that kind of fluidity and interchanging between Mbappé and Vinicius especially once they get familiar with each other.

For all of this, their only* proper No. 9 is still Joselu, lol, but after a 95 point double-winning season where Joselu chipped in 18 goals himself, I'm guessing they couldn't really care less. (*I'm not forgetting Endrick, I'm assuming he won't have a huge role in his age-18 season.)
 

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I don't believe for a second that he only chose Real in February. Maybe one year ago.
 
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