Jul 13, 2021 -- 6:35AM, thelatarps wrote:
Its pretty clear to me that the England mens team needs to be built around Grealish.England wilted under Italian possession the other day. When Grealish came on that seemed to stop and england saw more of the ball.The thing about Grealish is that he plays for an underdog team in the EPL.Season before last Villa were embroiled in a relegation battle. They entered the penultimate game of the season at home to the Arsenal needing a win. They managed it 1-0 if memory serves. Grealish was imperious. Head and Shoulders the best player on the park. against a supposed top 6 team.It was just the sort of position in which ENgland will find themselves at major tournaments.But that is the problem isnt it?It seems that to get on with england you have to go and sit on the bench of a champions league team.If Grealish goes to CIty he may find his talent getting blunted if he doesnt get game time.I hope he stays at Villa and England employ him the way Villa do.But I doubt that will happen.
What was the last successful team built around one player? Sounds like tactical suicide to me and more so when by man marking him you neutralise him. Unless your middle name is Armando and you can rightfully claim to be the best player ever, that strategy has never worked.