Football Tactics for Beginners- The False Winger

A relatively new one to the lexicon of the footballing world, the false winger is often associated with players that drift inside to make...
Ritesh Gogineni
Editor/Founder of The False 9. Inverted Wingers,Carilleros,Cattenacio,Double Pivots,Medianos,Mezzalas and of course The False Nines we have got it all here for the tactic-crazy football fan!

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After selling Memphis Depay to Lyon, it didn’t seem like there would be any more transfer business this window, but it looks like Mourinho wants more reinforcements as the competition in the Premier League is higher than before.

After only a draw with Stoke City, United missed out a big chance to close out the gap to the top 5 as all of Liverpool, City and Spurs dropped points yesterday. United have only themselves to blame as their poor finishing cost them vital points again. Paul Pogba still is struggling to impose himself on games where the midfield is crowded and the opposition presses intensely. This is hugely worrying for United fans and Jose Mourinho as the Frenchman’s imposing physical frame was exactly expected to help United in these sort of games.

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Ritesh Gogineni
Editor/Founder of The False 9. Inverted Wingers,Carilleros,Cattenacio,Double Pivots,Medianos,Mezzalas and of course The False Nines we have got it all here for the tactic-crazy football fan!

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