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Defensive solution: My idea!!

Well the reason why Hughes and Big H work so well is that Hughes compliments the big-H, he is quicker, less cumbersome and is an intelligent player.

The Big-H is a very intelligent player, who enjoys playing the ball out a defence. However he lacks pace and he can get caught out there. Due to this fact there were many times that we saw Hughes covering Hangeland. However it wasn't the case that Brede gave up on the chase, as Hughes moved across to chase down the attacking player Brede moved across to cover the other attacker. This Understanding between the two of them was one of the reason's our defence did so well at the end of the season.

So the point I am getting to is that we need to get a defender with similar qualities of Hughes and not Hangeland. Simunic is a good defender, however he is almost identical to Brede, he isn't the quickest but again he is big and intelligent.

Hughes and Hangeland premier league defensive duo however the fact we have very little, if any, back up is very worrying.

So in conclusion I would not like to have Big-H and Simunic playing together, however I do suggest Roy looks at a player with the name of Ron Vlaar. He is everything Hughes is but bigger, stronger and quicker. He is the Holland U-21 captain and is currently at fayenoord.

What you think guys? Have I cracked it?




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Writer: orange_emu Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday August 4 2008

Time: 3:53AM

Your Comments

Yeah uve cracked it fair play but we have sighnred some defensive cover in the form of storr who is very fast apperentley but i think he can only play right back which is a shame if he only does that and e sighned pantsil dont know what ot think of him seems as if the simunic deal died for some reason i really dont get it though but brede is class and hughsey pulled up in the end of last season well done to him!
boca3
SIGN HIM NOW!!
Jossmyth
sighn who now!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
boca3
Lol, the player that Emu wrote the story about - Ron Vlaar!!!
Jossmyth
why is he pretty good or something?
boca3
He is 6-foot-21/2. Quick, Strong, intellegent and only 23 years old and has all the ability to be a top notch CB.
oranje_emu
sadly, not the spelling of Feyenoord - but I only jest - a good article.
Al Billy
how much do you rekon he would be couple of milllion or to much i remember darren bent being valyed at 16 million more than thiery henry totenham got mygged lol
boca3
we need another centre back, irf Hangeland or Hughes get injured, we're left very spartan!
Al Billy
Thanks Al Billy, I think he would be anywhere from£2-4 million, but what do i know? lol
oranje_emu
I know That next season we should buy Aaron lennon
Backslash2010
play him on the left?
oranje_emu
 

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